Coverage of the Autumn Internationals clash between France and New Zealand.
Joe Schmidt expecting New Zealand backlashIreland head coach Joe Schmidt warns his players to expect a backlash from New Zealand when they meet in Dublin, having beaten the world champions earlier this month.
Nov 13, 20:11
Maro Itoje, Owen Farrell, Billy Vunipola named on player of the year shortlistEngland trio Maro Itoje, Owen Farrell and Billy Vunipola are included on a six-strong shortlist for the World Rugby Player of the Year award.
Nov 7, 15:42
Result: Ireland earn historic win over New ZealandIreland record their first ever victory over New Zealand courtesy of a thrilling 40-29 victory over the world champions in Chicago.
Nov 5, 22:07
Aaron Smith apologises for toilet incidentAll Blacks half-back Aaron Smith issues a tearful apology after he is caught having sex in a disabled toilet.
Oct 6, 13:50
All Blacks' Aaron Smith suspended for 'toilet sex'All Blacks star Aaron Smith is suspended for one game after allegedly having sex with a woman in an airport toilet.
Oct 5, 19:42
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
Sonny Bill Williams facing nine months out of actionSonny 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
Steve Hansen extends New Zealand contractNew 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
Result: New Zealand crush Wales in final TestNew 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 make two changes for final Test against New ZealandWales 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
Gethin Jenkins, Bradley Davies and Josh Turnbull ruled out of third NZ TestWales 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
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
Result: Second-half surge earns New Zealand win over WalesNew Zealand record four second-half tries to help them to a 36-22 triumph over Wales in Wellington.
Jun 18, 10:29
Sam Whitelock, Israel Dagg return for New Zealand in second Wales TestNew Zealand recall Sam Whitelock and Israel Dagg for the second Test against Wales in Wellington on Saturday.
Jun 15, 20:49
Result: New Zealand fight back to see off WalesNew 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
Warren Gatland 'excited' by New Zealand testWales 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 to win 100th cap for Wales against New ZealandAlun 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
Kieran Read takes on New Zealand captaincySteve Hansen confirms that Kieran Read will replace the retired Richie McCaw as the new captain of New Zealand.
Feb 18, 23:16
Richie McCaw appointed to Order of New ZealandFormer All Blacks captain Richie McCaw is appointed to the Order of New Zealand - the country's highest honour.
Dec 30, 20:48
Trust fund for Jonah Lomu's kids set up by New Zealand Rugby Players AssociationThe 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