Hair, breast milk and eggs are doubling as automated teller machines for some cash-strapped Americans such as April Hare.
New Zealand forward Ali Williams retired from international rugby after playing 77 Tests in a decade-long career for the All Blacks.
Rugby World Cup favorite New Zealand made nine changes to play Tonga in the tournament’s opening match in two days, retaining only two of the seven backs who started last month’s loss to Australia.
The following is a roundup of stories from the 2011 Rugby World Cup in New Zealand.
New Zealand rugby union selectors named the following team to play South Africa in the Aug. 20 Tri-Nations rugby Test in Port Elizabeth:
New Zealand selectors named the following team to play Australia in the Oct. 16 Rugby World Cup semifinal at Eden Park, Auckland:
New Zealand rugby selectors named the following 35-man squad to attend two training camps before next month’s three-Test series against Ireland. A 30-man squad for the series will be named June 3.
New Zealand omitted wingers Sitiveni Sivivatu and Hosea Gear as selectors picked the most experienced All Blacks squad to try and win the Rugby World Cup on home soil starting next month.
Australia will give Kurtley Beale “until the final moment” to overcome a hamstring injury and take his place in an unchanged team in the Rugby World Cup semifinal against New Zealand in two days.
New Zealand rugby selectors picked Jarrad Hoeata and Colin Slade to make their starting debuts in the All Blacks’ season-opening Test against Fiji in two days.
"Guys, I just want to let you know first that I'm retiring from international rugby."
- Ali Williams on May 23, 2013