World Cup winner Dan Carter would not be out of place in the All Blacks squad at the global showpiece in Japan later this year if selectors sent him an SOS to fill the gap left by the injured Damian McKenzie, former coach Graham Henry has said.
Ngani Laumape scored a hat-trick and George Bridge came off the bench to mark his debut with two tries as New Zealand beat Japan 69-31 in Tokyo.MORE
Jim Cook The All Blacks have taken the unprecedented step of naming a player based in Japan among an enlarged 51-man squad for autumn test matches against Australia, Japan, England, Ireland, and Italy.MORE
New Zealand scored five second-half tries as they came from behind to thrash Australia 38-13 in the opening game of the Rugby Championship in Sydney.MORE
Communications Minister Dermot Ahern has announced plans to take radio and television stations off the air if they breach a proposed new code on children’s advertising.MORE