All Blacks

12 Months of Progression for England Rugby

Emma Thurston | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK Sport
Emma Thurston

England's depth of talent has deepened to a point where in every position there are at least two or even three truly viable options... if England make the same amount of progression that they have done since this time last year then there is no reason why they won't head into the World Cup confident and fully ready.

Changing Lives By Changing Food Production

Gavin Megaw | Posted 09.04.2014 | UK
Gavin Megaw

The All Black rugby player had been locked in his room for days, shutting out all contact with friends, family and fellow players. It was 4am when he finally picked up the phone to call a helpline. The reply at the other end was simple, "hello friend". It started a process that led to therapy that has been helping to change the life of Brent Pope for many years.

The Boxing Sideshow of Rugby Star Sonny Bill Williams Takes a Surprise Twist - He Can Fight!

Martin Newman | Posted 17.04.2013 | UK Sport
Martin Newman

What surprised many was that Sonny Bill was even in the fight after just a handful of professional bouts - the first five against over-matched tomato cans and club fighters - and already looks a prospect.

My Hopes for England in This Six Nations

Will Carling | Posted 27.03.2013 | UK Sport
Will Carling

Quite simple really. In essence, I want to see that England kick on from the New Zealand game. I want to see that they have not wallowed in the result for too long and I want to see that they have the steel and desire to move on and improve from it. Not too much to ask is it?

My First Time at Twickenham Stadium

Stefania Mattana | Posted 01.02.2013 | UK Sport
Stefania Mattana

Every rugby enthusiast, once in his lifetime, should enter in an empty Twickenham. The silence is so unreal that you can hear the 'Swing Low, Sweet Chariot' echo, just like the empty seats are singing it.

Why Is Camilla Kerslake So Excited To Meet Her Boyfriend's Rival?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.12.2012 | UK Sport

Camilla Kerslake, girlfriend of England Rugby captain, Chris Robshaw, would be forgiven for thinking that the highlight of her weekend was watching hi...

England Defeat All-Blacks, End 20-Match Streak (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post UK | Charlie Lindlar | Posted 01.12.2012 | UK Sport

Tries from Chris Ashton, Brad Barritt and a star turn from centre Manu Tuilagi saw England storm to a 38-21 victory over New Zealand for the first tim...

All Blacks Have A 'Guided Tour Of The Bathrooms'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.11.2012 | UK Sport

New Zealand's preparations for Saturday's international against England have been disrupted as all but two of the squad have been taken ill. Head c...

Business and Sport in Union

Mark Knight | Posted 06.01.2013 | UK Sport
Mark Knight

The business world is always eager to adopt new management techniques and lessons to improve their performance and profitability. The autumn rugby internationals should be compulsory viewing.

England Rugby Team Selection for a New Culture

Will Carling | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Sport
Will Carling

The new culture needs to start with respect for the shirt, not just for the honour of wearing it now, but for its history and the players that have gone before.

Rugby World Cup Opens In New Zealand

BBC | Posted 09.11.2011 | UK

The Rugby World Cup has officially opened in New Zealand, described by Prime Minister John Key as the biggest event his country has staged. Tens of...

England's All Black Kit Isn't an Insult to the All Blacks -- It's an Insult to England Fans

Scott Jordan Harris | Posted 07.10.2011 | UK
Scott Jordan Harris

A few weeks ago, England announced their intention to play, during their World Cup campaign, in an all black jersey. The first reaction of fans in England, New Zealand and all rugby-playing countries in between was to check their calendars.