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Sep 4, 2014

New Zealand 'minimised' in World Cup promotion

Rugby World Cup officials defend themselves after New Zealand did not obviously feature in their Game of Thrones-inspired promotional video
Aug 29, 2014

Dan Carter takes ice bucket challenge

Dan Carter is the latest high-profile rugby star to undertake the ALS ice bucket challenge to raise funds to fight motor neuron disease
Aug 27, 2014

The Honey Budger and the goldfish with dementia

Nick Cummins, who often left English-speaking journalists bewildered with his responses, has made an immediate impression on his arrival to play in Japan with the local media
Aug 26, 2014

Hollywood veteran Mickey Rourke on course to play Gareth Thomas

Hollywood star Mickey Rourke has said plans are still on course for him to play Gareth Thomas in a film
Aug 26, 2014

'Bromance' World Cup PR stunt under fire

A New Zealand radio station has been criticised after running a competition to see how far its male listeners will go to win tickets to the 2015 Rugby World Cup
Aug 25, 2014

Bill Pulver and Brett Gosper take on ice bucket challenge

Australian Rugby Union chief Bill Pulver accepted Wallabies scrum-half Nic White's nomination to raise money for motor neuron disease research
Aug 22, 2014

Boks, Wallabies accept ice bucket challange

Springboks and Wallabies accept Joost van der Westhuizen's ice bucket challenge
Aug 12, 2014

Players capture thieves who raided clubhouse

Forty players from Edinburgh Academicals chased down and surrounded thieves who had just raided their rugby clubhouse
Aug 8, 2014

Sam Whitelock defends hunting trip

The Crusaders are wrapped in a social media whirlwind after photographs of five players on a "canned hunt" while on tour in South Africa this year go viral
Aug 1, 2014

Australia to introduce moveable seats

Ever found yourself craning your neck to get a better view of your favourite XV as they smash into the opposition?
Jul 30, 2014

Cheetahs winger lands 80-metre penalty kick

Gerrie Labuschagne captures global attention with his "shot heard round the world", the Cheetahs Under-19 winger slotting a penalty goal from 80 metres in training
Jul 21, 2014

Harvard rugby project promotes female strength

Rugby conjures imagery of brawny men and testosterone, but Harvard University has used the sport to promote female strength and beauty through body positivity
Jul 18, 2014

Referees cancel matches after spike in harassment

The Eastern Province Rugby Referees Society cancels all club matches this weekend after concerns about verbal and physical harassment at several fixtures
Jul 14, 2014

Kronfeld to wear all black Harley-Davidson leathers

Former hard-nosed flanker Josh Kronfeld, who has a self-professed love for American motorcycle company Harley-Davidson, is set to feature at an Auckland motor show, where is he keen to interact with other biking fanatics
Jul 12, 2014

Bledisloe spectators get new pitchside vantage point

Rugby fans now have an opportunity to sit in a couch that slides along the sideline at the first Bledisloe Cup Test at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney
Jul 3, 2014

School duped by fake Conrad Smith Facebook page

Hurricanes and All Blacks centre Conrad Smith is the subject of a fake Facebook page that duped a school by promising a personal appearance
Jul 2, 2014

Hundreds join in pre-match haka

Jul 1, 2014

Bismarck du Plessis flattens cinema goer

Bismarck du Plessis flattening a cinema goer who was using his mobile phone during a film? Not all it seems ...
Jul 1, 2014

Lions 'Invincibles' honoured by budget airline

The famous British & Irish Lions side of 1974 have been honoured by having a plane named after them
Jun 28, 2014

Spectator banned for five years for punching player

Wellington Rugby Football Union officials have banned a spectator from the game for five years after he ran on to a pitch and knocked out a player