Combined Wallabies-All Blacks team to face Lions at MCG in 2025? | The Citizen

The Wallabies and All Blacks are in talks to form a joint team to face the British and Irish Lions in a one-off Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in 2025, reports said Wednesday. The Lions, with players from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales, are due to tour Australia for three Tests with discussions under … Read more

Foster relieved as All Blacks take ‘different journey’ to championship | The Citizen

A relieved Ian Foster said he was satisfied Sunday after his All Blacks side took “a very different journey” to retain their Rugby Championship crown by winning their last three matches following a stuttering start to the campaign. New Zealand beat Australia 40-14 in Auckland on Saturday, then had to wait around eight hours to … Read more

All Blacks thrash Wallabies to put one hand on Rugby Champs trophy | The Citizen

New Zealand put one hand on the Rugby Championship trophy after romping to a 40-14 win over Australia with a bonus-point victory in Auckland on Saturday.  Tries by Will Jordan, Codie Taylor, Sam Whitelock and Samisoni Taukei’aho plus a first-half penalty try at Eden Park kept New Zealand top of the table in the final … Read more

All Blacks hit back in style against Argentina in Rugby Champs | The Citizen

A rampant New Zealand put their troubles behind them to beat Argentina 53-3 in their Rugby Championship Test in Hamilton on Saturday, producing an emphatic display to avenge last week’s shock loss to the Pumas. The All Blacks led 24-3 at halftime and never looked like suffering a fourth successive loss on home soil, with … Read more

Ian Foster pleads for patience after All Blacks defeat to Argentina | The Citizen

All Blacks coach Ian Foster on Saturday pleaded with the New Zealand public for patience after his side lost to Argentina on home soil for the first time in Christchurch. A dark cloud is now hanging over Foster and his team again after a performance that cast their 35-23 win over the Springboks in Johannesburg … Read more