Sunday, August 25, 2019
Beauden Barrett Live: Hansen on latest All Blacks team

Beauden Barrett Live: Hansen on latest All Blacks team

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen fronts the media after naming his side to face South Africa in Wellington on Saturday. Richie Mo'unga will start at first-five for the All Blacks against the Springboks in Wellington on Saturday, with regular No 10 Beauden Barrett at fullback, a potentially exciting combination we probably haven't seen the last…
Beauden Barrett All Blacks: Beauden Barrett embracing mentor role with All Blacks rookies

Beauden Barrett All Blacks: Beauden Barrett embracing mentor role with All Blacks rookies

In the All Blacks environment, there are no dumb questions. That was the message from veteran first five-eighth Beauden Barrett for the team's rookies in Argentina this week. The All Blacks will field a relatively inexperience team against Argentina on Sunday morning (NZ time), with five players in line for their first test caps. The…
Beauden Barrett Rugby Championship: ‘World-class’ Richie Mo’unga gets Steve Hansen’s tick of approval to ignite All Blacks attack

Beauden Barrett Rugby Championship: ‘World-class’ Richie Mo’unga gets Steve Hansen’s tick of approval to...

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has admitted he and his fellow selectors have been thinking about the Richie Mo'unga and Beauden Barrett dual playmaking combination for "quite a while" and that now, with four tests remaining until the World Cup, is the time to try it. "We've got a plan for a whole lot of…
Beauden Barrett Super Rugby: Richie Mo’unga and Beauden Barrett break new ground as perfect 10s

Beauden Barrett Super Rugby: Richie Mo’unga and Beauden Barrett break new ground as perfect...

Super Rugby playoff matches in Christchurch aren't supposed to follow this sort of script but Richie Mo'unga and Beauden Barrett elevated last night's semifinal to the status of instant classic. The match-ups of New Zealand's two best No10s and teams were highly anticipated and yet sudden-death matches can be fairly dry and prosaic affairs (especially…
Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Crusaders lose All Blacks duo for Super Rugby final

Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Crusaders lose All Blacks duo for Super Rugby final

Ryan Crotty (Gallo Images) Wellington - The Crusaders have suffered a double blow ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby final against Argentina's Jaguares, with Ryan Crotty and Scott Barrett both suffering injuries that will also end their Rugby Championship hopes.The Crusaders said veteran centre Crotty suffered a broken thumb in an intense semi-final aga
Brodie Retallick Rugby Championship 2019: Brodie Retallick suffers dislocated shoulder as Springboks salvage late draw

Brodie Retallick Rugby Championship 2019: Brodie Retallick suffers dislocated shoulder as Springboks salvage late...

Replacement scrum-half Herschel Jantjies scored a try in the final minute of play to help South Africa snatch a 16-16 draw with New Zealand in a tense Rugby Championship clash in Wellington on Saturday, but an injury to All Blacks lock Brodie Retallick soured only the fourth international draw between the two sides. Jantjies pounced on an…
Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Rugby Championship: Weekend teams – Week 1

Brodie Retallick Sport24.co.za | Rugby Championship: Weekend teams – Week 1

Fixtures Saturday, 10 August 2019 Australia v New Zealand, Perth Oval 11:45 Argentina v South Africa, Estadio Padre Ernesto Martearena 2
Brodie Retallick All Blacks hopeful Brodie Retallick will be fit for World Cup

Brodie Retallick All Blacks hopeful Brodie Retallick will be fit for World Cup

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is hopeful lock Brodie Retallick will be fit for the Rugby World Cup despite dislocating his shoulder against the Springboks on Saturday. Retallick was cleared out in a ruck by Springboks opposite RG Snyman and landed awkwardly on his left shoulder. He was in visible pain as he walked off…
Brodie Retallick Rugby Championship: All Blacks edge past Argentina in tense test

Brodie Retallick Rugby Championship: All Blacks edge past Argentina in tense test

All Blacks 20Argentina 16 The All Blacks have survived their first test of the year with a victory over Argentina in Buenos Aires which could easily have been a defeat and perhaps should have been. At the end they were clinging on at Estadio Jose Amalfitani and greeted referee Angus Gardner's final whistle with huge…
Brodie Retallick All Blacks star Brodie Retallick facing World Cup fitness race after suffering dislocated shoulder

Brodie Retallick All Blacks star Brodie Retallick facing World Cup fitness race after suffering...

Brodie Retallick of the All Blacks suffers a dislocated shoulder during the 2019 Rugby Championship Test Match between New Zealand and South Africa at Westpac Stadium on July 27, 2019 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Anthony Au-Yeung/Getty Images) All Blacks coach Steve Hansen is hopeful lock Brodie Retallick will be fit for the Rugby…