Japan find a RWC star
Tournament hosts overcome nervous start to hand Kiwi coach Jamie Joseph a bonus-point win.
OPINION: All Blacks coach Steve Hansen shares his struggles with Martin van Beynen.
The New Zealand coach has taken a risk in at least one position for his tournament opener against the mighty Boks, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Ex-All Black Jamie Joseph was under pressure to ensure Japan delivered in the World Cup opener.
OPINION: Spark Sport gets off to a solid start although an audio glitch in the Auckland studio will have to be ironed out quickly.
Hamilton school kids given chat with All Blacks on the eve of the Rugby World Cup.
Everyone will have their favourite Rugby World Cup but some are simply more special than others.
Matches worthy of knockout stages whet appetite for weeks of defining performances, writes Mick Cleary.
The two Celtic nations do battle in a crucial Pool A clash in Yokohama.
The high-flying Magpies see off the Bulls in a Mitre 10 Cup clash at Napier's McLean Park.
What were you doing in 2002? Dwayne Sweeney was lacing the boots for a Waikato career which is still going strong.
One of the biggest clubs in world football opened its doors to New Zealand's rugby sevens team.
Exclusive village of luxury tents pitched for 2020 Sevens festival of rugby in Hamilton.
Crusader Ngane Punivai didn't need to look far for advice when weighing up a shift south to the Highlanders.
The Highlanders' search for a replacement for Ben Smith may well be over.