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The way has been cleared for Richie McCaw to become the first All Black to play 100 Tests after his nearest rival Mils Muliaina was a surprise omission from their opening World Cup match squad.
England scrum coach Graham Rowntree is relishing the prospect of a stern set piece contest against Argentina when the teams meet in their World Cup opener in Dunedin on Saturday.
Argentina may be about to present Ben Foden with the perfect opportunity to rediscover the form that earned him the England fullback jersey in time for the World Cup.
Injured Springbok scrumhalf Charl McLeod has been ruled out of the Sharks' Currie Cup encounter with the Pumas in Durban on Saturday.
Victor Matfield, Danny Cipriani and Jamie Roberts are among the first batch of star-studded names to accept invitations to play for the Barbarians against newly-crowned Tri-Nations' champions Australia at Twickenham on Saturday, November 26.
South African labour unions Tuesday demanded that the national rugby federation apologise for importing Springbok jerseys from China in the run-up to the World Cup.
Three people filed complaints for injuries after becoming embroiled in a brawl with Brive players celebrating a victory last Saturday, a police source revealed on Tuesday.
Israel Dagg will be given first bite at the cherry, when hosts New Zealand open their World Cup campaign against Tonga in Auckland on Saturday.
After just two rounds of France's professional club rugby, four players have been cited and will attend disciplinary hearings. One of the former All Black lock, Troy Flavell, who now plays for Bayonne.
Danie Rossouw will make a worthy replacement for injured lock Bakkies Botha if the latter is unavailable for the Springboks' opening World Cup match on Sunday, according to Bok No.8 Pierre Spies.
Just recently there were hand-outs of caps at the Rugby World Cup, some of them perched ridiculously on mops of hair. For many,. many years we have spoken of how many caps a player has.
The Cheetahs have made two changes to their team, one in the backline and one in the forward pack, for their Currie Cup clash with the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Itembelihle became the first winners of the inaugural Mayors Cup competition in the Eastern Province by defeating Solomon Mahlangu by 20-5.
If Ireland was already feeling some trepidation about starting their World Cup campaign against a former coach after losing four straight warm-up matches, then the date and choice of opponent have done little to help.
If World Cup success was measured by fan support, Tonga would be laughing all the way to the Final, with the Pacific island nation enjoying some of the best support of any of the teams in New Zealand.
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The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
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The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.