Jun 14, 2012: Following Julian Savea's hat-trick on his debut for the All Blacks, this week's Scrum Sevens looks at the players who have achieved this memorable feat for the world's best side
New Zealand v Tonga, Rugby World Cup, September 9
Sep 5, 2011: New Zealand will look to heap further woe on Tonga when they kick off the 2011 Rugby World Cup at Auckland's Eden Park on Friday night
French Top 14 - Round 1 Preview
Aug 11, 2010: The eagerly awaited Top 14 season gets underway this weekend with France's biggest and best out to lay claim to the Bouclier de Brennus
News in Brief
Aug 10, 2010: All of the day's breaking news, including confirmation that Saracens will play twice at Wembley this season
May 13, 2008: Former All Black Troy Flavell is to join Tokyo-based rugby team Mitsubishi Dynaboars on a two-year contract after the Super 14.
May 12, 2008: Former All Black Troy Flavell has confirmed that he would be heading back to Japan after the Blues' Super 14 rugby campaign.
May 9, 2008: Desperate for a bonus-point victory over Super 14 rugby rivals the Highlanders tomorrow night, the Blues believe the best way to score four tries is to take their mind off that target.
Mar 16, 2008: The Blues management were today breathing a sigh of relief as key playmaker Nick Evans appears to have suffered no more than mild concussion during their 17-27 defeat to the Western Force in yesterday's super 14 rugby match in Auckland.
Jan 24, 2008: Former All Black Troy Flavell has been reappointed as the Blues' skipper for the upcoming Super 14 rugby competition.
Oct 22, 2007: They may have experienced contrasting emotions when the fulltime whistle sounded, but World Cup rejects Piri Weepu and Troy Flavell still shared common ground after the provincial rugby final last night.
Oct 11, 2007: The World Cup was always going to be a rugby tournament of mixed emotions for former All Black Troy Flavell.
Sep 16, 2007: It may not have been of All Black-style proportions but Auckland still easily accentuated the gulf between a rugby powerhouse and an also-ran as the Air NZ Cup followed a familiar script this weekend.
Aug 9, 2007: When Troy Flavell trod almost unnoticed around Eden Park as Doug Howlett carried the Bledisloe Cup, he sensed the World Cup disappointment was only a few hours away.
Jul 15, 2007: The New Zealand Rugby Union is playing down reports that the All Blacks will play an extra rugby test against Australia in Hong Kong next year.
Jun 24, 2007: It took about six litres of water to replace what Troy Flavell sweated out over Durban's Absa Stadium.
Jun 20, 2007: As he chewed his sushi and drained his sake a couple of years back, Troy Flavell would hardly have dreamed the position he finds himself in this week.
Jun 14, 2007: From fringe utility to first-choice All Blacks lock, Troy Flavell admits there is a weight on his shoulders that he never anticipated this early in rugby World Cup year.
Jun 13, 2007: Anyone who stumbled across All Blacks training yesterday may have thought they'd been transported back to a rugby World Cup buildup from a bygone era.
Jun 5, 2007: Two tries from winger JP Pietersen helped the Sharks upset the Blues 32-25 in a Super 14 rugby match at Auckland's North Harbour Stadium tonight.
Jun 5, 2007: The Blues maintained their damaging Super 14 rugby form with a 34-6 win over a helpless Waratahs in tonight's rugby match at Eden Park.