Blackwell, Fifita to bring up 50 games against Tasman

James Blackwell and Vaea Fifita will bring up 50 caps for the Lions, when the team plays Tasman Mako at Porirua Park this weekend. It’s the first time the premiership side has hosted a game away from Athletic Park or Sky Stadium in NPC history. Blackwell, who has been named acting captain

All Blacks team named for third Bledisloe Cup

The All Blacks team has been named to play Australia in the third Bledisloe Cup and first Investec Tri Nations Test at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday 31 October (Kick-off: 7.50PM AEDT, 9.50PM NZT, LIVE and EXCLUSIVE in New Zealand on Sky) The matchday 23 is as follows (Test caps in

Top female players named for Possibles v Probables match

• 52 players will vie for a Black Ferns jersey •  Mix of experience and new talent in trial squads • Teams will represent Graeme Dingle Foundation and UpsideDowns charities Black Ferns Head Coach Glenn Moore and his selectors have named the two teams for the Possibles v Probables match which kicks off

All Blacks regain the ascendancy

Wallabies suffer under physical approach https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZaHge05ZqnE Australian defensive lapses, and handling issues induced by the All Blacks' tackling accuracy, laid the foundation for a 27-7 win at Eden Park that gave New Zealand a 1-0 lead in the Bledisloe Cup series. It was, as expected, a different All Blacks team from that which