Rene Ranger will return to the Blues next season. Photo / Greg Bowker

Rene Ranger returns to Blues

Former All Black Rene Ranger is to return to the Blues next season and will be available to play for North Harbour in the ITM Cup this year. The 28-year-old has gained…

Tom Taylor in action for the Crusaders. Photo / Getty Images

Another AB heads overseas

Three-test All Black and Crusaders utility back Tom Taylor has signed a deal with French rugby club Bayonne. The 25-year-old, who made his debut for the All Blacks…

England players react as Irish players celebrate their 19-9 win in rugby union 6 nations match at the Aviva stadium. Photo / AP

Is England ready for the RWC?

It was a gesture of pre-calculation which exposed the difference between England and the best and showed what a very steep…

France's Yoann Huget and Loann Goujon after being defeated by Wales. Photo / AP

France the 'Santa' of rugby

Emotional France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has launched a scathing attack on his own players following Sunday's lackluster…

England players reacts as Irish players celebrate their 19-9 win. Photo / AP

Ireland takes control

Ireland took control of its Six Nations destiny with a 19-9 victory this morning over England in the visitors' first defeat…

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Sevens: Rugby's a bonus

They came for the costumes, the crowds and the carnival-like atmosphere - but not all, it seems, came to watch the rugby. An…