New Zealand beat England 30-22 to extend its international rugby winning streak to 13 games and avenge its most recent defeat.
England rugby coach Stuart Lancaster recalled prop Dan Cole for the match against top-ranked New Zealand at Twickenham in two days.
New Zealand named the following team to play England in their Nov. 16 rugby union Test at Twickenham, London:
New Zealand named the following team to play France in their Nov. 9 rugby union Test at the Stade de France in Paris:
England came from behind in the second half to beat Australia 20-13 in the opening game of its autumn international rugby schedule.
New Zealand named the following team to play Japan in their Nov. 2 rugby union Test at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo:
Top-ranked New Zealand recalled scrum-half Piri Weepu for its final two Rugby Championship matches and will take captain Richie McCaw to Argentina and South Africa as he recovers from a knee injury.
New Zealand captain Richie McCaw recovered from a knee injury in time to lead the All Blacks in this weekend’s Rugby Championship decider against South Africa.
New Zealand named the following team to play South Africa in the final round of the Rugby Championship at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Oct. 5:
New Zealand beat South Africa 38-27 to retain the Rugby Championship title with its second straight sweep of the southern hemisphere competition. Australia routed Argentina 54-17 to leave the Pumas winless in last place.