Former All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has admitted that it hurts seeing Joe Schmidt take over the Wallabies after playing a key role for New Zealand at the 2023 World Cup.
Rassie Erasmus has successfully lured former All Black Tony Brown to help the Springboks create fireworks on attack, according to reports in New Zealand.
New Zealanders have surprisingly given new Wallabies head coach Joe Schmidt the edge over All Blacks coach Scott Robertson as both head into their maiden Rugby Championship campaigns.
Former Wallabies fullback Greg Martin has slammed the decision to appoint another New Zealander in Joe Schmidt as head coach over an Australian.
Scott Robertson said he was pressing New Zealand Rugby to change its sacrosanct rule banning overseas-based All Blacks from Test selection, saying he wanted to pick from the best available.
TJ Perenara is targeting a return to the All Blacks in 2024 after the scrumhalf spent a year recovering from a ruptured Achilles tendon and having to watch the World Cup on the sidelines.
New Zealand are set to return to Cape Town for the first time in over five years when the Springboks host the All Blacks in two Rugby Championship tests in 2024.
All Blacks head coach Scott Robertson hailed the “class” of Beauden Barrett after the playmaker committed to another World Cup cycle on Monday by signing with New Zealand Rugby until the end of 2027.
New Zealand playmaker Richie Mo’unga said Tuesday that he can imagine playing in Japan “until I retire” and is not thinking about a future return to the All Blacks.
2023 World Cup hosts France are set to host the Springboks and All Blacks in the next two November Test windows, having faced both at the global showpiece.