Jacinda Ardern tells reporters SBW asked her if she's planning on 'expanding her family'

But the Prime Minister said she told the All Blacks star "to win the game".


Southland end three-year Mitre 10 Cup losing streak by thrashing Counties

The Stags claimed victory for the first time since 2016, winning 42-14.


Brave Fiji fall short of colossal Rugby World Cup upset against Australia

There is plenty of work for Michael Cheika's men to do before playing Wales next week.


Wallabies claim thriller over Fiji to begin Rugby World Cup campaign with win

Australia produced a second half fightback to win 39-21 in Sapporo.

Souths star free to play prelim final despite slapping opponent

The decision is a big boost for the Rabbitohs ahead of their clash with the Raiders.


Fijians showcase their beautiful singing as they prepare for Wallabies

Post-training song comes as PM Frank Bainimarama said Fiji's passion for rugby was unrivalled in the world.


Some of the world's most famous athletes gets behind Springboks ahead of All Blacks clash

Tom Brady's boss, who once quizzed Dan Carter about a code switch, needs to have a word.


Saints keeper, defender in horror mix-up as Bournemouth notch historic victory

It was Bournemouth's first win at Southampton in 16 attempts.

Irish prop Cian Healy prepares for Scotland clash by visiting sumo wrestlers

"Their flexibility, strength, power, it was a really good experience to get that and chat to the lads afterwards," Healy said.


Souths a win from grand final after beating Manly in dramatic clash

The Sea Eagles were reduced to 12 men twice in the match.

All Blacks get special visitor for captain's run training in Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

The Prime Minister will be in the crowd for the team's Rugby World Cup blockbuster against South Africa.

Japan's RWC opening in pictures: A colourful display of talent

A stunning opening ceremony showcased Japanese culture at its finest.


Des Hasler says Manly were 'dudded' after sin bin in loss to Souths

Star Sea Eagles forward Jake Trbojevic was sent to the bin as Manly let a lead slip.


Russia stun Tokyo crowd to score first try of 2019 Rugby World Cup

Winger Kirill Golosnitsky grabbed the first points of the tournament against hosts Japan.


Matsushima hat-trick leads Japan to convincing Rugby World Cup opening win

The winger created history by scoring three tries in his side's 30-10 victory.

Hosts Japan outclass Russia to claim victory in Rugby World Cup opener

The Brave Blossoms began their own tournament with a convincing 30-10 victory in Tokyo.


Richie McCaw delivers Webb Ellis Cup as Japan 2019 opens in style

The former All Blacks skipper was on hand as the tournament began in Tokyo.


Hamilton youngsters chat with All Blacks ahead of RWC opener against Springboks

The students of St Peter Chanel will be among the multitude of New Zealanders cheering on the men in black Saturday night.


Breakers' teen sensation RJ Hampton 'prepared to work hard' in NBL

The 18-year-old is one of the most hyped prospects in basketball.

Kiwi Bundee Aki named to start for injury-ravaged Ireland in RWC opener

Four backs are out for Ireland's clash with Scotland on Sunday.


'One of the bigger games you'll play' - All Blacks' waiting game continues before 'Boks opener

The All Blacks face South Africa in Yokohama tomorrow in both sides first game of Rugby World Cup 2019.


Fiji target upset win over Wallabies to begin Rugby World Cup run

The Pacific powerhouse is winless against Australia dating back to 1954.


'It's about staying in the moment' - Kiwi TMO ready for World Cup opener

Ben Skeen will take charge of tonight's Japan v Russia opening match.


Japan embraces RWC as opening weekend about to kick off

Anticipation is high as the RWC opens with a game between Japan and Russia tonight.

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