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Chris Foley

Chris Foley

    All Blacks' defence their World Cup weapon
    All Blacks' defence their World Cup weapon
    The All Blacks' attack has produced nine tries in two Tri-Nations Tests but it is their ruthless defence that is being rated their most lethal...
    McCaw returns as Crusaders ramp up pressure
    McCaw returns as Crusaders ramp up pressure
    The pace-setting Crusaders will be boosted on Friday by the first Super Rugby appearance of the year by captain Richie McCaw as the round-robin...
    Itinerant Crusaders on Shark hunt in London
    Itinerant Crusaders on Shark hunt in London
    The homeless Canterbury Crusaders say losing is not an option this weekend as they take their roadshow and the Super 15 into new territory when...
    Derbies set to shake up Super Rugby
    Derbies set to shake up Super Rugby
    Derbies in South Africa and New Zealand featuring the Bulls against the Stormers and the Crusaders against the Highlanders threaten to shake up the...
    Grief 'the common bond' as quake city mourns
    Grief 'the common bond' as quake city mourns
    The grief was palpable as sombre Christchurch residents arrived on Sunday in small groups at a hastily arranged outdoor church service in their...
    Frantic hunt as NZ quake leaves 400 dead, missing
    Frantic hunt as NZ quake leaves 400 dead, missing
    Hundreds of rescuers swarmed over twisted and smoking buildings on Wednesday in a frantic search for survivors after New Zealand's catastrophic...
    Frantic search for survivors in quake-hit Christchurch
    Frantic search for survivors in quake-hit Christchurch
    Helicopters and cranes plucked terrified survivors from quake-hit buildings in New Zealand on Tuesday, but many remained trapped as night fell on...
    Wallaby coach eyes improved performance
    Wallaby coach eyes improved performance
    Australia coach Robbie Deans has made three changes for the Tri-Nations rematch against the All Blacks in Christchurch on Saturday, warning he...
    All Blacks see Bok backlash igniting 'huge battle'
    All Blacks see Bok backlash igniting 'huge battle'
    The All Blacks are geared for a "huge battle" in Saturday's Tri-Nations rugby rematch as the wounded Springboks draw on lessons from the past to...
    Bulls ease into Super 14 road test
    Bulls ease into Super 14 road test
    The Bulls have the opportunity to pull well clear of the chasing Super 14 pack this weekend with a beneficial draw that sees them eased into the...
    Hurricanes culled for Bulls confrontation
    Hurricanes culled for Bulls confrontation
    The Hurricanes have axed five players, including All Blacks scrumhalf Piri Weepu, from Friday's starting line-up in a desperate bid to halt the...
    All Blacks, Wallabies in dance of the desperates
    All Blacks, Wallabies in dance of the desperates
    With the Tri-Nations title beyond reach, Saturday's championship finale here between the All Blacks and Wallabies has become a desperate battle to...