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Every New Zealander is born with an innate understanding that rugby is a game between two nations that is won by the team that is the All Blacks.

Hot take: Did the All Blacks deliberately lose every game they ever lost?

You’d certainly have to think so. The Mighty All Blacks, the greatest team ever to play rugby, or, arguably, any sport ever, are preparing to face The British & Irish Lions in the test match leg of this decade’s Lions tour. But have they ever lost? Certainly not fairly, and […]

The Government is demanding an explanation from Team New Zealand after investing money into what appears to be 1990s Sedan.

Uh oh! Team NZ setback: What they’ve built isn’t even a boat

Well this is embarrassing. Emirates Team New Zealand have had to acknowledge a massive setback today, as it’s revealed the watercraft they’ve built for this year’s America’s cup isn’t even actually a boat. With just a week to go until the start of the competition, this sure looks like a […]

Artist’s depiction of what Sonny Bill Williams will look like come Sunday’s game against the Brumbies.

The Blues to tape over Sonny Bill Williams for upcoming fixtures

Blues CEO Michael Redman says that star player Sonny Bill Williams will continue to play for the team, but will be taped over with thick black tape during upcoming fixtures. The move comes as a result of continuing controversy over Williams’ decision to tape over two bank logos (those of […]

Picture not representative of actual test cricket attendance.

LIVE COVERAGE: Black Caps’ final game ever – Day 1

Today, the Black Caps begin Day 1 of their final match ever. After a series of recent performances, the team has unanimously agreed to disband forever, and just go back to their normal lives. Follow along throughout the day as we provide live updates and commentary from Seddon Park in […]

Grass-drying is a popular event where two cricket teams come together to sit inside while men in hats debate whether the grass they’re walking on is safe to walk on.

Record crowd turns out to watch grass dry in ‘fantastic showing’ at Napier

Event staff at Napier’s McLean Park are thrilled this evening after a record crowd turned out to watch a field of grass dry over a period of 5 and a half hours, before being told to leave. Organisers of the event estimate it’s the largest New Zealand crowd ever to […]

The run is said to have been scored by batsman Ross Taylor, pictured here doing a dance.

Rumours a run has occurred on Day 4 of the second test between the Black Caps and Pakistan

There are rumours circulating this evening that a run may have occurred at Hamilton’s Seddon Park, during Day 4 of the second test between the Black Caps and Pakistan. While not yet independently confirmed, spectators at the ground say that one run did occur just after 3pm this afternoon, in […]