Beauden Barrett of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates aftrer he scores the second New Zealand try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Semi Final match between South Africa and New Zealand at Twickenham Stadium on October 24, 2015
New Zealand run in six tries as they ease to a 46-6 victory over Wales in the third and final Test match in Dunedin.
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland 'to lead British and Irish Lions for second time'
Widespread reports suggest that Warren Gatland is to be given the British and Irish Lions gig for a second time, three years on from the 2-1 series win over Australia.
Aug 23, 18:46
Beauden Barrett (L) of the New Zealand All Blacks celebrates with Sam Cane and Sonny Bill Williams after scoring his teams fourth try during the 2015 Rugby World Cup Pool C match between New Zealand and Namibia at the Olympic Stadium on September 24, 2015
Sonny Bill Williams facing nine months out of action
Sonny Bill Williams will miss New Zealand's upcoming Rugby Championship campaign after being ruled out of action for nine months with an Achilles tendon injury.
Aug 10, 14:38
All Blacks coach and selector Steve Hansen during the New Zealand All Blacks squad announcement at the Southern Cross Hotel on October 20, 2013
Steve Hansen extends New Zealand contract
New Zealand confirm that head coach Steve Hansen has extended his contract with the All Blacks until the end of the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
Jul 25, 14:23
Beauden Barrett makes a break during the international Test match between New Zealand and Wales on June 25, 2016
Result: New Zealand crush Wales in final Test
New Zealand run in six tries as they ease to a 46-6 victory over Wales in the third and final Test match in Dunedin.
Jun 25, 10:29
Wales's prop Tomas Francis lines up ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup warm up match between Ireland and Wales at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland on August 29, 2015.
Wales make two changes for final Test against New Zealand
Wales make two changes for their final Test against New Zealand in Dunedin on Saturday, Rob Evans replacing Gethin Jenkins and Tomas Francis coming in for Samson Lee.
Jun 22, 21:39
Wales prop Gethin Jenkins in action during his 100th cap during the International Match between Wales and Argentina at the Millennium Stadium on November 16, 2013
Gethin Jenkins, Bradley Davies and Josh Turnbull ruled out of third NZ Test
Wales forwards Gethin Jenkins, Bradley Davies and Josh Turnbull will miss the third and final Test in New Zealand due to injury.
Jun 22, 19:59
Michael Cheika, Head Coach of Australia gives instructions prior to the 2015 Rugby World Cup Quarter Final match between Australia and Scotland at Twickenham Stadium on October 18, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Steve Hansen: 'Michael Cheika being bullied by Eddie Jones'
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen claims that Australia have been bullied on and off the field by England during this summer's tour.
Jun 20, 12:45
Malakai Fekitoa celebrates with Israel Dagg for his try during the international Test match between New Zealand and Wales at Westpac Stadium on June 18, 2016
Result: Second-half surge earns New Zealand win over Wales
New Zealand record four second-half tries to help them to a 36-22 triumph over Wales in Wellington.
Jun 18, 10:29
New Zealand's lock Sam Whitelock (C) catches the ball in a line out during the final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between New Zealand and Australia at Twickenham stadium, south west London, on October 31, 2015
Sam Whitelock, Israel Dagg return for New Zealand in second Wales Test
New Zealand recall Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg for the second Test against Wales in Wellington on Saturday.
Jun 15, 20:49
Kieran Read of New Zealand celebrates after scoring a try with teammate Aaron Cruden during the international Test against Wales on June 11, 2016
Result: New Zealand fight back to see off Wales
New Zealand overcome a half-time deficit to register a 39-21 victory over Wales in the first Test match at Eden Park.
Jun 11, 10:32
Wales coach Warren Gatland raises a smile during Wales training at the Millennium stadium on November 3, 2014
Warren Gatland 'excited' by New Zealand test
Wales head coach Warren Gatland is excited about the prospect of taking on back-to-back world champions New Zealand in their summer tour.
Jun 9, 12:44
Alun Wyn Jones of Wales in action during the RBS Six Nations match between Wales and Scotland at Millennium Stadium on March 15, 2014
Alun Wyn Jones to win 100th cap for Wales against New Zealand
Alun Wyn Jones will win his 100th cap for Wales during the first Test of their summer tour of New Zealand, while captain Sam Warburton also returns from injury.
Jun 8, 20:44
New Zealand's Kieran Read scores his team's seventh try against Wales during a quarter final match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup on October 17, 2015.
Kieran Read takes on New Zealand captaincy
Steve Hansen confirms that Kieran Read will replace the retired Richie McCaw as the new captain of New Zealand.
Feb 18, 23:16
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw stands proudly with a bloody nose on August 15, 2015
Richie McCaw appointed to Order of New Zealand
Former All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is appointed to the Order of New Zealand - the country's highest honour.
Dec 30, 20:48
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Trust fund for Jonah Lomu's kids set up by New Zealand Rugby Players Association
The New Zealand Rugby Players Association launches a trust fund for Jonah Lomu's two young sons due to the late All Blacks star's financial problems.
Dec 15, 11:40
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
Public memorial service to be held at Auckland's Eden Park for Jonah Lomu
New Zealand prime minister John Key announces that a public memorial service will be held at Eden Park next week for late All Blacks star Jonah Lomu.
Nov 23, 10:11
Former New Zealand star Jonah Lomu before the 2011 Rugby World Cup match between New Zealand and Japan on September 16, 2011
The Queen sends condolences to family of late All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu
The Queen sends her condolences to the family of All Blacks legend Jonah Lomu, who died at the age of 40 this week.
Nov 20, 10:10
New Zealand's flanker and captain Richie McCaw (C) celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twickenham stadium, South-West London, on October 31, 2015
Richie McCaw's record-breaking career in numbers
Following his retirement from rugby, Sports Mole takes a look at a selection of remarkable statistics from Richie McCaw's record-breaking New Zealand career.
Nov 20, 01:03
New Zealand's flanker and captain Richie McCaw (C) celebrates with the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the 2015 Rugby World Cup at Twickenham stadium, South-West London, on October 31, 2015
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen: 'Richie McCaw is greatest ever All Black'
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen says that Richie McCaw will go down as the "greatest" All Black in the history of the game.
Nov 19, 09:37
All Blacks captain Richie McCaw stands proudly with a bloody nose on August 15, 2015
Retired All Blacks star Richie McCaw: 'To play with Jonah Lomu was amazing'
Recently-retired New Zealand star Richie McCaw pays tribute to the "amazing" Jonah Lomu, who died this week at the age of 40.
Nov 19, 08:10