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Opinion - Beauden Barrett will probably be grinning after slotting the first drop goal of his test career and the clutch penalty that got the All Blacks over the line at Twickenham this morning…
Opinion - Now we're into it. The two big games of the All Blacks end of year tour have finally rolled around, starting with this weekend's clash against England in London. Video
Opinion - Last night's game showed rugby is in good shape in the country that will host next year's World Cup, writes Jamie Wall
Opinion - Here's a game with a bit of a difference. Tonight in Tokyo, eight players will presumably become All Blacks for the first time.
Opinion - SBW has his detractors but you can't take away the fact that the most talked-about player this decade will go into the history books as a 50 test All Black, writes Jamie Wall.
The All Blacks' end of year tour kicks off with a match against the Wallabies in Tokyo this weekend. Jamie Wall's tour diary looks at the long-term effects of the game in Japan.
Opinion - Someone ought to tell the National Party to time their disputes a little better, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - The Kiwis are back in business after a shock win over the Kangaroos last night, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - A game of limitations and discipline is what's needed in this Saturday's league game between the Kiwis and the Kangaroos, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - Just when you think you've run out of superlatives to describe the way that All Blacks and Springboks play rugby against each other, they go and do this, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - The All Blacks won their first series in South Africa 22 years ago on the same field they tackle their old foe on Sunday, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - Some of the ref's calls in the All Blacks' 35-17 win over the Pumas in Buenos Aires today deserve scrutiny because they were downright baffling, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - As the All Blacks head into Sunday's clash with Argentina, they should be welcoming the pressure brought about by their shock loss to South Africa two weeks ago, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - Let's just hope next season the grand final preview will have more about the Warriors in it, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - Ready for a mini-World Cup every year? If anyone was in any doubt that test rugby is going to look quite different after the next World Cup, here is the evidence to dispel it.
Opinion - Desperate times in English rugby call for desperate measures - and that's how Eddie Jones' appointment of John Mitchell as his assistant coach feels, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - It was supposed to be another business as usual performance, a comfortable win, a piece of cake, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - With the Springboks demolished 57-0 in Albany just a year ago, will it be a repeat performance by an even more dominant All Blacks squad, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - So who picked that from the Warriors in 2018? Certainly not me, writes Jamie Wall even though I wrote a pretty ambiguous season preview, the word 'playoffs' certainly wasn't mentioned.
Opinion - It was hard not to feel sorry for Agustin Creevy at the post match press conference last night, writes Jamie Wall.
Nearly 150 years since the historic first game of rugby in New Zealand was played outside Nelson, the All Blacks will play in the city for the first time.
Opinion - So, it turns out the Denver Test was a dud but at least some good has come out of it, writes Jamie Wall.
Opinion - Honouring individuals isn't something we do particularly well in New Zealand. At least not in sport anyway, where the value of humility is placed above all other traits.
Opinion - Is there a more liked player in rugby league than Simon Mannering? The good, honest bloke who embodies hard work in the toughest game of all.
Opinion - You have to feel sorry for the Wallabies. Last week they experienced one of the greatest test performances by an All Black forward - thanks to Brodie Retallick - and last night they got to…