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29 October 2017 4:04 AM All Black Selectors Set A Challenge For Julian Savea To Return To The All Blacks

Julian Savea’s continued exile from the All Black squad has raised eyebrows among rugby fans and All Black selector Grant Fox has lifted the lid on what he expects from the blockbusting wing to reclaim his place in the World Champion backline. Since being dropped for the British and Irish Lions tests, to his credit, Savea has stayed quiet on social media 59

28 October 2017 6:27 PM Kiwis cruise past Samoa in World Cup opener

Thank goodness. The Kiwis campaign is finally underway, and they've banked an untidy - but vital - 38-8 win over Samoa. After all the dramas and distractions in the build-up, this was just the kind of fillip the tournament needs in this country. An entertaining match, that was a mix of blood and thunder and helter-skelter in the first half, and a confidence 64

28 October 2017 8:03 AM Rugby League World Cup: Live Updates

61mins: Beale is still down. The medicab is now out on the field. It's quite unusual as there wasn't any contact but Beale went down in the backfield. Could be a knee, or an achilles possibly. Teammates look very concerned. 61mins: Players from both teams seem to be suffering from fatigue. Bunty Afoa guilty of taking too long to pack down a the scrum 66

25 October 2017 7:55 PM A U.S. ambassador told a server she should cash in on her looks. An official inquiry followed

It was newly-minted Ambassador Scott Brown’s first day in Samoa and the day’s activities seemed drawn right from the foreign emissary playbook. The former Massachusetts senator and his wife had spent the day at a site with volunteers from the Peace Corps, part of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration. And on that evening in June, they got dressed 38

24 October 2017 4:10 PM Savea to face All Blacks in BaaBaas jersey

Cape Town - The Barbarians will take on New Zealand with one of the All Blacks’ greatest-ever try scorers in their ranks. World Cup winner Julian Savea will line up for the famous invitation club for the tour which involves the Killik Cup match at Twickenham on November 4 and the match against Tonga in Limerick on November 10. Savea was the 2015 World 54

11 October 2017 4:05 PM NZ's 'darkest day' remembered in Belgium

A small town in Belgium marks the sacrifice New Zealand and other Commonwealth soldiers made in World War I. A century ago, from the utmost end of the earth, New Zealand soldiers passed through Ypres on their way to the Battle of Passchendaele. On Wednesday evening (local time) at Menin Gate in the Belgian town, commemorations for what is now described 11

7 October 2017 12:43 AM Coetzee looks to his bench to make an impact against All Blacks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says they are “focused on holding on to the ball” and making sure they don’t “just give it away” when they host the All Blacks at Newlands today (kick-off 5.05pm SS1). And that’s great to hear, because in Albany, when the Boks were humbled 57-0 by the New Zealanders, their ball retention was a sorry sight. They failed 19

5 October 2017 4:03 PM Rugby: All Blacks recall big guns for South Africa clash

PIC: New Zealand's All Blacks performing the Haka before a match. (AFP) SPORT | RUGBY Normal service has been restored to the All Blacks who will put their strongest available side on the park for Saturday's Rugby Championship dead rubber against South Africa. While Brodie Retallick has remained at home following a family tragedy, five other senior players 13

14 September 2017 5:24 AM Hames handed surprise All Blacks start against Springboks

Hames has made two previous test appearances, both off the bench, against Australia and replaces Joe Moody who was ruled out for the rest of the season after dislocating his shoulder. AUCKLAND - Kane Hames has been given his first All Blacks start as coach Steve Hansen bolstered his side’s pack for their Rugby Championship match against South Africa 18

11 September 2017 7:11 PM Tall Blacks using haka comments to promote diversity

A US sports commentator's offensive comments about the haka are being used at a chance to educate Americans about Maori culture. Commentator and former Fear Factor host Joe Rogan has apologised for calling the Tall Blacks' haka "stupid" during a podcast. Former Tall Black and current Tall Black cultural advisor, Paora Winitana said some people will be offended 8