Cheslin Kolbe and Sam Cane in Japan

All Blacks captain Sam Cane delighted to join up with Cheslin Kolbe in Japan

New Zealand captain Sam Cane admits he is looking forward to having Cheslin Kolbe on his side for a change when the two join forces for Tokyo Suntory Sungoliath in Japan.


Super Rugby's decline threatens All Blacks' future, warns Ian Foster

Ian Foster insists that Super Rugby needs to change or the All Blacks risk slipping behind the rest of the world.

Kwagga Smith

Ian Foster calls out Kwagga Smith steal late in Rugby World Cup final

Outgoing All Blacks head coach Ian Foster felt his team should have been awarded a penalty late in the Rugby World Cup final.

Ardie Savea

Ardie Savea nominated for All Blacks Player of the Year

Ardie Savea is up against two Barrett brothers and Aaron Smith for the All Blacks Player of the Year Award next month.

Sam Whitelock

Players reflect on vast shadow of retired All Black Sam Whitelock

Sam Whitelock, All Black lock and New Zealand's most capped Test player, may have missed out on becoming the first player to win three World Cup winner's medals, but he left Test rugby with reputation enhanced.

Sam Cane

All Blacks captain Sam Cane handed two-match ban for Jesse Kriel tackle in World Cup final

All Blacks captain Sam Cane has been hit with a two-match ban for his red card against South Africa in the World Cup final.