Assistant Jason Ryan and backs Aaron Smith and Rieko Ioane insist that New Zealand are “never scared to lose” as the Kiwis gear up for a World Cup quarter-final with Ireland.
Canan Moodie’s defensive attributes have convinced the Springboks that he is capable of shutting down “one of the best” in All Black Rieko Ioane at Twickenham on Friday night.
From Bryan Habana to Rupeni Caucaunibuca and Rieko Ioane, rugby has had some lightning-quick players, but who was the fastest out of all of them?
Australia coach Dave Rennie has fired back at All Blacks centre Rieko Ioane for “mouthing off” at his players during their clash in Melbourne.
Skipper Sam Cane hailed the character of the All Blacks after New Zealand ended a horror run of results with a hard-fought win over the Springboks on Saturday.
Outside centre Rieko Ioane says the All Blacks can’t wait to get stuck into the “world-class” Springboks when the two teams do battle in Nelspruit on Saturday.
Aaron Smith is the only All Black player that has been nominated in more than one category for the 2021 New Zealand Rugby awards.
The Crusaders sealed their place at the top of the Super Rugby Aotearoa table by claiming a 29-6 victory over the Blues in Christchurch on Sunday.
All Blacks boss Ian Foster has spoken out about centre Rieko Ioane’s costly mistake in their riveting Bledisloe Test against the Wallabies in Wellington on Sunday.
The Blues again showed their attacking class this past weekend with exciting young wing Caleb Clarke combining superbly with Rieko Ioane to score a contender for try of the season.