Rugby

01:04

Hawke's Bay breeze past sloppy Counties Manukau

Israel Dagg's solid night in Pukekohe should be enough to get him to the World Cup while Zac Guildford returned to his lethal try-scoring ways.

00:22

'He's been hit so hard his sock fell down': Andrew Horrell smashed into next week by Johnny Fa'auli

The Counties Manukau second-five ripped into the Hawke's Bay utility in Pukekohe.

00:21

Lost in translation: Haka performed Bollywood style

The greatest Bollywood-like rugby movie of all time ‘Sye’ has one scene that will resonate with all New Zealand rugby fans.

03:12

Inside word: Sopoaga , Piutau miss All Blacks World Cup squad - but Dagg’s in (possibly!)

Andrew Saville and Stephen Stuart pick the All Blacks squad they think the selectors will go for.

Israel Folau wins unprecedented second straight John Eales Medal

Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has added to an already bulging portfolio of accolades and awards.

00:34

England take a punt on Sam Burgess in RWC squad

Sam Burgess has played his way into England's Rugby World Cup squad.

01:27

Unbeaten Tasman outclass Manawatu in Blenheim

Last year's Premiership finalists are unbeaten after three games in 2015.

00:29

'He rebounded off the ground!': Sickening thud as Manawatu lock Tom Parsons dropped on the Blenheim turf

The Manawatu lifters miss their man as he crashes to the ground and stays down.

00:39

'I'd buy that!': Toni Street hot on an All Blacks versus 'men of ONE News' catwalk

The All Blacks' showing at Fashion Week has brought about some new ideas from the ONE News team.

00:30

Coaches happy as Wallabies beat each other up ahead of World Cup

A number of scuffles at training has coaches pleased as the Wallabies look to gain a physical edge.

00:40

Fans go crazy over All Blacks stars in Jockey underwear show

All Blacks midfielder leaves fans blushing and screaming in show alongside DJ Forbes, Andy Ellis, Scott Curry and Hika Elliot.

Japan's Rugby World Cup plans given September deadline after stadium scrapped

Japan given until the end of September to come up with a revised detailed host venue proposal.

01:12

Bollywood rugby movie is sensational viewing

Forget about ‘The Kick’ or 'Invictus', this Bollywood movie is the best rugby acting you’re ever likely to see.

00:50

Jonah Lomu Machine leaves Dublin pub flabbergasted

The former All Black great turns into a genuine prankster in this hilarious clip.

Gareth Anscombe’s Rugby World Cup hopes in limbo

Gareth Anscombe’s Rugby World Cup hopes for Wales have been dealt a hammer blow.

Danny Cipriani set for England Rugby World Cup snub

He was man-of-the-match for England against France but he is set to be dumped.

00:51

Bay of Plenty steamroll rudderless Southland

All Black flanker Sam Cane stars in 80-minute hit-out ahead of the World Cup.

00:12

Tino Nemani flattens Junior Ngaluafe under towering kick

The Super Rugby journeyman lines his man up and doesn't miss.

00:40

'You don't want to look at the picture, mate. You'll be in the bin!': Sam Cane fires back at Jamie Mackintosh

The All Black flanker rates his knowledge of scrum laws over the one-Test prop's.

00:27

'Have you seen how big I am?': Aaron Smith won't take up any offers from the NFL

All Black halfback isn't one that will be following the footsteps of Jarryd Hayne in the NFL.

Is Beauden Barrett getting the ITM Cup hurry up?

Some curious omissions also highlight this week's ITM Cup fixtures.

All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith not going anywhere

The All Blacks will have one of their most important cogs for the next Rugby World Cup in 2019.

Is Fiji set to cause Rugby World Cup havoc in pool of death?

Former Wallabies great George Smith is predicting that Australia and Fiji will go through in Pool A.

00:42

Ali Williams weighs in on All Blacks RWC lock selection

It's the burning selection question at the moment and former All Black lock Ali Williams hints at his preference.

'Happy with the way he played': Larkham on Cooper's Eden Park nightmare

Quade Cooper defended over his Bledisloe Cup shocker.

00:36

Ali Williams vows to come to Steve Hansen's rescue if World Cup locking crisis strikes

UK-based Williams says he'll answer the call and do a Steven Donald if the All Blacks find themselves in desperate straits.

01:14

'The fact that the ABs lost a few weeks ago is a blessing in disguise'- Ali Williams

Williams knows the heartache of World Cup humiliation but says the All Blacks are perfectly laced to make history this time around.

00:36

‘I have spoken to Wayne Barnes and we have sorted that issue out’ – Ali Williams

Former All Blacks lock Williams joked around about international referee Barnes’ call in 2007 which caused the All Blacks to exit the World Cup in the quarter final stages of the tournament.

Former league star Sam Burgess set to find out World Cup fate

If England coach Stuart Lancaster selects Luther Burrell and Burgess, England will be relying on a power game.

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