Andrew Saville

New Zealand team huddle in front of empty seats. Day one of the HSBC Sevens, Westpac Stadium, Wellington, New Zealand. Saturday 06 February 2015. Copyright Photo: John Cowpland / www.Photosport.co.nz

Wellington Sevens' 'substantial loss' in 2017 forces NZR to weigh up other cities, options for tournament's future

NZR boss Steve Tew says despite trying to re-price and reshape the event, it hasn't worked.

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The non-event is not because of any falling out between the two rugby unions.

NZR Chief confirms All Blacks focused on 'Plan A' against Barbarians for November Test over clash with England

Steve Tew says they were in discussions with the English Union for the highly-anticipated match up but the extra Test won't go ahead.

00:30
DUCO's founder David Higgins confirmed they'll approach the Samoan Government for backing again.

Tourism NZ rejects Joseph Parker's request for sponsorship of title defence

"Of course we are disappointed but that's life," said DUCO boss David Higgins.

00:28
Fury's father Peter admits his son will be up against it, with a fight in NZ  looking likely.

Hughie Fury's father/trainer denied entry to NZ for world title fight with Joseph Parker

Immigration NZ declined Peter Fury's entry on "character grounds".

Waylon Murray of the Kings

Exclusive: Three teams to be cut from Super Rugby, including Southern Kings

A source out of South Africa has told 1 NEWS two teams from South Africa and one from Australia will be axed from next year's competition, with a decision on which teams by May.

01:55
The former Blues hooker returned to Aorere College with several of his former teammates in tow.

All Black legend Keven Mealamu helping the next generation ahead of rugby season

The former Blues hooker returned to Aorere College with several of his former teammates in tow.

02:36
Storey died in Auckland yesterday aged 77 after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year.

Olympic rowing champ Dudley Storey remembered as driving force for NZ rowing

Storey died in Auckland yesterday aged 77 after being diagnosed with Motor Neurone Disease last year.

Lions on the Crusaders' radar, 100 days out before NZ tour

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson says the opportunity to play against the Lions is something special.

00:32
The Blues coach admits big lock may be replaced at the Blues, but first Umaga needs more information.

All Black Patrick Tuipulotu cleared of doping

After testing positive for banned drugs 1 NEWS can confirm Blues and All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu's B test has come back negative.

02:28
Josh Kronfeld, Tana Umaga and Justin Marshall were just some of those to recognise the passing of one of their greatest adversaries.

'He could turn wins into losses' – All Blacks greats pay tribute to the iconic Joost van der Westhuizen

Josh Kronfeld, Tana Umaga and Justin Marshall were just some of those to recognise the passing of one of their greatest adversaries.

02:01
The 27-year-old who once beat the WBO world heavyweight champion in amateur grade has turned down DUCO events to sign Lou Di Bella instead.

Junior Fa hoping for career breakout away from Parker's 'shadow' with major overseas deal

The 27-year-old boxer has signed with Lou Di Bella Entertainment in the US.

01:54
The Auckland and Queensland sides will play in Apia in June.

Blues preparing for jam-packed rugby season with Samoa match confirmed

The Auckland side will also host the British and Irish Lions days after the Apia game against the Queensland Reds.

Andrew Saville

Andrew Saville is a 1 NEWS sport presenter and TVNZ rugby editor.

02:05
The MLB shortstop is in the country to help get NZ kids involved in one of the most popular sports in America.

NY Yankees star Didi Gregorius arrives in NZ hoping to encourage kids to play baseball

The MLB shortstop is in the country to help get NZ kids involved in one of the most popular sports in America.

02:10
The ASB Tennis Arena was sold out, and the proceeds from the tickets will go to the Kaikoura District Council.

Charity tennis match between the Williams and Savea siblings raises $65,000 for Kaikoura

The ASB Tennis Arena was sold out, proceeds from the tickets going to Kaikoura council.

02:14
The tennis superstar touched down in Auckland today ahead of the ASB Classic and is already loving everything she sees.

Serena Williams immediately amazed by Kiwi hospitality: 'Everyone appreciates what we do'

The tennis superstar touched down in Auckland today ahead of the ASB Classic and is already loving everything she sees.

01:56
Parker's trainer has taken inspiration from his late father ahead of tonight's massive bout.

'Tremendous' – Kevin Barry says Joseph Parker has been 'relaxed all day'

Parker's trainer has taken inspiration from his late father ahead of tonight's massive bout.

01:56
The Mexican will be lighter on his feet in Saturday's WBO heavyweight clash with Joseph Parker, but Abel Sanchez isn't bothered.

Joseph Parker up against one of the world's best boxing trainers

Andy Ruiz's trainer Abel Sanchez has one impressive boxing resume, leading his boxers to 17 world titles.

01:42
The Kiwi boxer says he doesn’t need to follow the suit of other boxers, like Brit David Haye.

Joseph Parker focusing on showing friendly nature outside ring when Ruiz arrives

The Kiwi boxer says he doesn’t need to follow the suit of other boxers, like Brit David Haye.

01:04
Dean Lonergan says there is a lot of media speculation in the UK that Fury will be vacating his heavyweight belts tonight NZ time.

'There is a lot of noise coming out of UK that Tyson Fury may vacate those belts' - Joseph Parker's promoter

Dean Lonergan says there is a lot of media speculation in England that Fury will be vacating his heavyweight belts tonight NZ time.

02:09
Parker is in line for a world heavyweight title fight with IBF champ Anthony Joshua, but he is opting to ignore the distractions.

Joseph Parker solely focused on giant Ukrainian Alexander Dimitrenko

Parker is in line for a world heavyweight title fight with IBF champ Anthony Joshua, but he is opting to ignore the distractions.

01:50
Fa, 26, beat Parker twice in the amateur ranks and has trained with current IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

Future Kiwi heavyweight prospect Junior Fa eager to impress in Joseph Parker's undercard

Fa, 26, beat Parker twice in the amateur ranks and has trained with current IBF heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

01:55
A shot at the World Heavyweight Title could be on the cards for Parker should he overcome Alexander Dimitrenko.

Joseph Parker in line for heavyweight clash against Anthony Joshua

A shot at the World Heavyweight Title could be on the cards for Parker should he overcome Alexander Dimitrenko.

02:02
It usually takes a lot to fire up Joseph Parker but Alexander Dimitrenko has opened his mouth "a little too much."

'Come fight night, I’ll show him what I don't like: Parker shows rare emotion, plans to bash Dimitrenko

Joseph Parker says Alexander Dimitrenko has opened his mouth "a little too much."

01:51
The injured flanker spoke to ONE News reporter Andrew Saville ahead of the Test match in Christchurch.

'No matter what happens, they turn up' – Sam Cane not taking South Africa lightly

The injured flanker spoke to ONE News reporter Andrew Saville ahead of the Test match in Christchurch.

All Blacks battered, bruised after phenomenal victory over Argentina

The victorious side move on to Christchurch after defeating Argentina 57-22.

02:07
However Los Pumas are expected to provide a tough challenge in tonight's Test in Hamilton.

All Blacks looking to continue winning ways against Argentina

However Los Pumas are expected to provide a tough challenge in tonight's Test in Hamilton.

03:29
Sav is at Waikato Stadium with a preview of the big Test tomorrow night.

Andrew Saville: I don't believe the Pumas will be able to keep up with the All Blacks

Sav is at Waikato Stadium with a preview of the big Test tomorrow night.

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The AB's v Pumas Test will be an emotional affair for some of the men who helped shape NZ and Waikato rugby.

Waikato greats to honour Sir Colin Meads ahead of Argentina Test

Waikato great Brian Clarke spoke to ONE News about what the upcoming match means to him.

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