All Blacks flanker Ardie Savea believes Rieko Ioane is ready for this weekend’s clash against the British & Irish Lions at Eden Park. The team has also drawn on inspiration from internet star William "Wairua" Cribb.
Palmerston North is attempting to form the world’s largest scrum next Thursday (June 29). If successful, it will rapidly increase the number of world record holders in the city.
A 40th reunion has been planned for this weekend for former players of the 1977 Grand Slam Auckland Rugby League team.
From the rugby field to the battlefield, the touring Balls Bullets & Boots exhibition explores the stories of New Zealand rugby players who swapped rugby shirts for war coats to battle in World War One.
Former White Fern cricketer Maia Lewis has recently been inducted as an honorary member of the MCC Lords cricket club in England. Lewis is the only Māori woman to be inducted and the second Māori behind Adam Parore.
Manaia Cherrington has signed with the Warriors to replace departing player Erin Clark. Manaia will be hoping to restart his NRL career at the Warriors after stints with the Wests Tigers and Cronulla Sharks.
Warriors Fullback Roger Tuivasa Sheck paid a special visit to his old school Mayfield Primary in South Auckland, to support Rugby League World Cup (RLWC) 2017’s new education resource offering a range of learning and teaching resources for primary and intermediate students.
The NZ U20 Baby Black rugby team have taken out the final of the World Rugby Under 20 World Championship hammering England in Tbilisi, Georgia over the weekend with a 47 point win. It is NZ's sixth World Championship victory. They also set a new record for the highest score, 64-17, in an Under 20 World Championship final.
Stephen Donald will captain the Chiefs in tomorrow's clash with the British & Irish Lions at Waikato Stadium. Hikawera Elliot and Liam Messam return to the squad after turning out for the Māori All Blacks in the weekend.
Despite starting one point behind in the competition, Team NZ currently look to be on the right track to be the first to seven as they edge 3-0 points ahead of Team USA on day two.
This week marks National Volunteer Week from 18 - 24 June in across Aotearoa.