Ian Foster has admitted that in his ideal world, South Africa’s four main franchises would still be competing with New Zealand teams in Super Rugby.
Joe Schmidt has been named as an All Blacks selector, but will not take up the role until after his former team Ireland tour New Zealand next year.
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed that captain Sam Cane signed a contract extension to stay with the All Blacks until 2025.
New Zealand Rugby has come out in defence of under fire coach Ian Foster in the wake of the All Blacks’ successive defeats in their final two Tests of the season.
New Zealand face some serious soul-searching, with the focus on head coach Ian Foster, after they were completely outplayed by France in Paris on Saturday to end their worst year since 2009.
New Zealand’s 29-20 defeat by Ireland on Saturday will serve as a wake-up call to those players experiencing a northern hemisphere tour for the first time, All Blacks coach Ian Foster said.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster says their 29-20 defeat to Ireland in Dublin will have taught those on their maiden northern hemisphere tour that top European sides play “a very high-pressure game”.
In the aftermath of a loss against the Springboks, All Blacks coach Ian Foster has earmarked decision-making under pressure as a key shortcoming that needs to be eliminated on their upcoming northern tour.
The All Blacks have lauded South Africa’s clever tactical changes in Saturday’s Rugby Championship Test between the sides.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has credited the Springboks for effectively putting his side under pressure in a thrilling Rugby Championship clash on Saturday.