The September 7 clash between the All Blacks and Tonga in Hamilton is set to be a blockbuster affair with both teams likely to put out full-strength teams for the clash.
The All Blacks are the team to beat at the Rugby World Cup, according to former Ireland and South Africa assistant coach Les Kiss.
Wales hooker Ken Owens said he would prefer Wales had the world No.1 ranking at the start of November rather than now.
Get ready New Zealand – the All Blacks are heading out across the country on their ninth annual All Blacks to the Nation tour next Thursday 29 August.
All eyes will be on Heartland rugby next weekend with the New Zealand Heartland XV stepping onto the international stage, facing Rugby World Cup contenders Samoa at Eden Park.<
Deliverance day for All Blacks Rugby World Cup aspirations will be on August 28.
The Black Ferns have eased away from the Australian Wallaroos to the tune of 37-8 at Eden Park, thus taking the Laurie O’Reilly Memorial Trophy series 2-0.
This Test will be one of the biggest games we’ve seen at Eden Park in years.
Australia have made just one change to their line-up for the Bledisloe Cup decider at Eden Park on Saturday night.
New Zealand are not only defending the Bledisloe Cup at Eden Park but also an unbeaten record at the ground that is already nearly twice as long as that achieved by any of the top nations in world rugby.