All Black coach Steve Hansen and captain Richie McCaw meet the Queen at the reception at Buckingham Palace. Photo / Getty Images

Rugby royalty meet the Queen

It appears Richie McCaw is in royal favour - now that England are no longer around for the All Blacks to knock out of the…

New Zealand All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster talks with 2nd-five Sonny Bill Williams, after a team training session, held at their training ground. Photo / Brett Phibbs.

The All Blacks' big weakness

If the statistics are to be believed, the All Blacks are well off the pace at the breakdown and have conceded the highest…