New Zealand rugby hero Jonah Lomu was honored with a traditional haka at Auckland’s Eden Park stadium. Coaches, rugby officials and All Black teammates fondly remembered the Pacific Island role model.
More than 7,770 New Zealanders have taken part in a huge haka war dance in an attempt to take back a record from rugby rival France. The 2014 French performance managed to muster 4,028 dancers.
Police have arrested an All Blacks security guard for planting a listening device in the team’s Sydney hotel room last year. Some Australians, offended by earlier veiled accusations, are now calling for an apology.
Less than a year after Japan produced one of rugby's greatest ever shocks by beating South Africa in the World Cup, Japan have done it again - this time edging out rugby powerhouse New Zealand.
Australia has denied eavesdropping electronically on New Zealand's rugby team, the All Blacks, in their Sydney hotel to glean tactics. Police say they're probing last Monday's find - a device hidden in a hotel chair.
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