Beauden Barrett dives over to score for the All Blacks. Photo / Getty Images

Barrett survives toughest test

Beauden Barrrett has described the test against Wales this morning as one of the most intense he has experienced, a difficult start for the All Blacks' No10 eventually…

Irealand coach Joe Schmidt. Photo / Duncan Brown

Coach watches match with appendicitis

Ireland's Kiwi coach Joe Schmidt was taken to hospital shortly after his team's thrilling 26-23 win over the Wallabies this morning, according to Irish media.

The All Blacks perform the haka prior to kickoff in this morning's test against Wales. Photo / AP

All Blacks v Wales - three questions

The Herald's rugby writers answer three questions from this morning's All Blacks v Wales test match in Cardiff. 1. Did the All Blacks learn from this tour who their…

Conrad Smith and Julian Savea celebrate Savea's second-half try during this morning's test against Wales in Cardiff. Photo / AP

All Blacks power home

The margin of victory looks flattering, but the All Blacks were again asked to dig extremely deep for it.

Scotland train in the scenic Apia Park in 2012. FOTOSPORT/DAVID GIBSON

Rugby: NZRU to monitor Apia Park

The NZRU are monitoring the condition of Apia Park. The trip to Samoa next July will present a unique set of challenges for the All Blacks, with manager Darren Shand…

All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick was today named the IRB Player of the Year. Photo / Brett Phibbs.

Retallick: Player of the Year

All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick has been crowned World Rugby Player of the Year for 2014. Retallick, who played in New…

Ireland's Devin Toner, right, wins the line out from Australia's Rob Simmons in Dublin this morning. Photo / AP

Rugby: Ireland beat Wallabies

Ireland beat Australia 26-23 at Lansdowne Road this morning despite being outscored three tries to two. The Six Nations…

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