Jerome Kaino, who earned 81 All Blacks caps but finished his career at Toulouse, insists that France are favourites for their home World Cup.
The Springboks’ trip to Australia for rounds three and four of this year’s Rugby Championship have been delayed due to a cancelled flight.
Former Leinster star Isa Nacewa feels Joe Schmidt’s rapid rise in New Zealand rugby helped Ian Foster to hold onto his job as All Blacks coach.
Premiership champions Leicester Tigers have named England international Anthony Watson at full-back for their pre-season game against Jersey.
Wallabies coach Dave Rennie has revealed that he is weighing up his full-back options ahead of their Test against the Springboks in Adelaide.
Ollie Chessum, Will Hurd, Julián Montoya, Guy Porter, Harry Wells, James Whitcombe and Lewis Chessum have all recommitted to Leicester Tigers.
Matt Taylor has stepped down from his position as defence coach for the Wallabies after taking up the role in Dave Rennie’s staff in 2020.
Former All Blacks head coach John Hart has given his opinion on New Zealand Rugby’s decision to back the under pressure boss Ian Foster.
Bernard Foley has been recalled to Australia’s squad for their Rugby Championship Tests against South Africa in Adelaide and Sydney.
Premiership champions Leicester Tigers have appointed South African back-row Hanro Liebenberg as their new captain ahead of this season.