New Zealand v Italy, Christchurch, June 27
Jun 23, 2009: The All Blacks have made seven changes to their team to face Italy in Christchurch on Saturday, including the recall of Brendon Leonard and Luke McAlister
New Zealand Rugby
Feb 26, 2009: Three of New Zealand rugby's star players have re-signed with the New Zealand Rugby Union
Jul 2, 2008: All Black Brendon Leonard's rugby year is all-but over after being told his recovery from surgery will take up to five months.
May 13, 2008: Reinforcements joined the frustrated Chiefs rugby team in Durban today but coach Ian Foster was still unsure what his team will look like in Sunday's all-important match against the Sharks.
Mar 7, 2008: More physicality, greater speed to the breakdown and cutting out mistakes are among items on the agenda as the Chiefs try to get their Super 14 rugby campaign back on track tomorrow night.
Mar 6, 2008: Halfback Brendon Leonard returns from injury for the Chiefs in a much-changed line-up for the Super 14 rugby match against the Cheetahs in Hamilton on Saturday night.
Aug 30, 2007: All Black halfback Brendon Leonard is looking to enjoy the ride as he takes yet another journey into the rugby unknown.
Jul 15, 2007: Livewire halfback Brendon Leonard booked himself a seat to the World Cup and ensured Byron Kelleher and Piri Weepu will be shifting uncomfortably next to him on the plane with a decisive showing in New Zealand's Tri-Nations rugby win over South
New Zealand 33 - 6 South Africa, Christchurch
Jul 14, 2007: New Zealand set up a winner-takes-all Tri Nations finale against Australia next weekend with a flattering 33-6 victory over South Africa at Jade Stadium in Christchurch.
Tri Nations 2007
Jul 14, 2007: Muller slams treatment of McCaw Stand-in Springboks skipper Johann Muller was angered by what he saw as the favourable treatment given to All Blacks captain Richie McCaw during the host's 33-6 victory in Christchurch
Jun 3, 2007: New Zealand's newest All Black clutched his first test jersey like a protective blanket and proudly wore another badge of honour after his 17 minutes as a rugby international on Eden Park last night.
Feb 6, 2007: As if the All Blacks selectors haven't posed Colin Cooper enough challenges, the Hurricanes coach also has to contend without Tongan flanker Nili Latu for Friday night's Super 14 rugby clash against the Chiefs.