Sean Wainui

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Ireland’s James Lowe celebrates a penalty in the final seconds of the game against New Zealand at the  Aviva Stadium. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

James Lowe enveloped Rieko Ioane in a bear hug tackle on 72 minutes near the halfway line as 51,700 people inhaled simultaneously. If the pass goes th(...)

The death of Sean Wainui, pictured here in Bay of Plenty action,  is being treated as a suspected suicide. Photograph:  Joe Allison/Getty Images

The death of New Zealand rugby union player Sean Wainui is being treated as a suspected suicide, according to a coroner. The 25-year-old, who played (...)

New Zealand’s Damian McKenzie dives to score a try during the 1874 rugby cup match between the USA  and New Zealand  at FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Photograph:  Andrew Caballero-Reynolds/AFP via Getty Images

USA 14 New Zealand 104 New Zealand got back to winning ways as they romped to a record 104-14 victory over the United States in Washington on Saturda(...)

 FedEx Field  in Washington, DC. ‘They have the chance to play in their own country in a special stadium, that they don’t normally play in, and in front of a big crowd.’ Photograph: Jerry Driendl/Getty Images

New Zealand’s coach Ian Foster expects the United States to feed off the energy of their home crowd when the teams meet in Washington this weekend, he(...)

Sean Wainui, here performing the Haka with the Maori All Blacks, died in a car accident on Monday. Photograph: Masanori Udagawa/Getty Images

Maori All Blacks back Sean Wainui died aged 25 in a car accident on Monday, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) said in a statement. Wainui played 10 games for (...)