All Blacks ready to take on Samoa

A match years in the making finally comes to fruition today, when the All Blacks play Samoa in Apia this afternoon.

Super Rugby form not everything: Grey

Wallabies assistant coach Nathan Grey has warned against reading too much into Super Rugby performances ahead of the Rugby Championship and World Cup.

ARU faces tough call on Douglas

Kane Douglas is on the Wallabies' radar but whether he can clear through red tape in time for the World Cup remains to be seen.

Vermeulen faces race to be fit for World Cup

Johannesburg (AFP) - Star Springbok forward Duane Vermeulen will have a neck operation Wednesday and then face a race against the clock to be fit for the 2015 Rugby World Cup in England.