ITM Cup live updates: Bay of Plenty v Wellington

Bay of Plenty host Wellington at ASB Baypark Stadium in Tauranga.


'A quite horrific embarrassment' - UK press savage 'pathetic' England

Stuart Lancaster and Chris Robshaw are in the gun after the 33-13 loss.

'It stinks to high heaven' - disbelief at England lock's man of match award

England were thrashed, so why wasn't an Aussie named man of the match?

Absolutely gutted to be going out of the World Cup - Stuart Lancaster

'I'm sorry we let everyone down' - England crash out of home World Cup


RWC heroes and villians: In the right mental state the Wallabies are genuine contenders

The only thing Bernard Foley was missing was a cape and his underwear on the outside.


'Must be cause it's Grand Final Week' - inspirational Alex McKinnon walks with assistance

The Newcastle player suffered two fractured vertebrae following a tackle.


'I'm sorry we let everyone down' - England crash out of home World Cup

England's loss to Australia saw them become the first host of a Rugby World Cup to fail to get out of their pool.


Australia knock hosts England out of Rugby World Cup

Their victory, the biggest ever at Twickenham - lifts Australia to the top of Pool A, ahead of Wales on points difference.


Wallabies fans' Waltzing Matilda booed at Twickenham pub

Australia supporters sang loudly over amongst a sea of England fans in the build-up to the England v Australia RWC clash.


'Was it easy to watch? Nah, it was bloody ugly' - Steve Hansen

Steve Hansen admits yesterday's win over Georgia wasn't perfect, but the team is looking at the bigger picture.

North Queensland coach wants playmakers protected in NRL grand final

Paul Green has been in the ear of head referee Tony Archer.


Five-star Sergio Aguero destroys hapless Newcastle

The Argentine masterminded a spectacular Manchester City comeback with five goals


South Africa were far too strong for Scotland in their 34-16 victory in Newcastle on Sunday morning.

Brutal South African pack steamroll Scotland


'We don't need to panic' - All Blacks keeping A game in reserve, says Steve Hansen

The ABs secured a quarter-final place with the scratchy win over Georgia.


Brutal South African pack steamroll Scotland

They had to win it and they were never in doubt, the Boks far too powerful and far too angry.


Delirious scenes as Scotland scores full field special

South Africa were in control until Duncan Weir started the movement for this end-to-end brilliance.


'Come back in two weeks': Referee Nigel Owens sledges Scotland fullback

It would be a common scene at Newcastle's St. James' Park but Stuart Hogg's simulated dive wasn't welcome on Nigel Owens' watch.


RWC dream still alive as Japan dismantle horribly ill-disciplined Samoa

The dream story continues as a methodical Japanese machine pick apart shabby Samoans.


Japan score on the hooter for 20-0 halftime lead

The Samoans had no answer to the Japanese pick and go game, this try on the end of a prolonged attack.


Roadkill! Alesana Tuilagi makes light work of Japanese speed hump

With the game only two minutes old, Samoan winger Alesana Tuilagi had this little obstacle to get over.


‘The man is a beast!’ - Powerful Akira Ioane wreaks havoc on Northland

Auckland’s number eight Ioane scored two impressive tries against Northland at Eden Park.


Auckland humiliate poor Northland

Auckland have demolished Northland 64-21 at Eden Park in tonight's ITM Cup match.


All Blacks off the pace against gutsy Georgia

Andrew Saville analyses the All Blacks performance against the Georgians this morning.


Taranaki Bulls thrash Manawatu

Taranaki have beaten the Turbos 44-10 at Arena Manawatu in Palmerston North.


All Blacks unconvincing win - reaction from their camp and fans

What the All Black coach and captain, and some fans, have to say about the unconvincing win over Georgia


Naholo's family in Fiji celebrate his starring role in RWC debut

Fijian flyer Waisake Naholo made a remarkable return from a broken leg to play a starring role in the All Blacks win against Georgia.


Young Kiwi rugby league players in ugly brawls with Australians

An under-18 rugby league international between New Zealand and Australia has been marred by violence.


Canterbury hold off late Makos surge

Canterbury have beaten the Tasman Makos 41-25 at Trafalgar Park in Nelson.


David Havili shows crazy hops to intercept and score wonder try

Tasman Makos scored the first try of the match against Canterbury after a brilliant intercept by Havili.

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