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#all black

# all-black - Thursday 9 February, 2017

From The42 Former All Black Saili wants to stay with Munster AIM

Former All Black Saili wants to stay with Munster

The 26-year-old has played in all eight games since he made his return in the win over Leinster on St Stephen’s Day.

# all-black - Sunday 2 October, 2016

From The42 'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness All Black

'I was without direction, I guess': Connacht's Jake Heenan on his teenage homelessness

Growing up in New Zealand, the 24-year-old was lost and isolated but rugby gave him purpose.

# all-black - Thursday 29 September, 2016

From The42 Richie McCaw promoted to Wing Commander in NZ air force Black Ops

Richie McCaw promoted to Wing Commander in NZ air force

You can only be captain for so long.

# all-black - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

From The42 Hansen vows to tick all boxes before continuing as All Black coach High Standards

Hansen vows to tick all boxes before continuing as All Black coach

The World Cup-winning coach’s current contract expires in 2017.

# all-black - Monday 4 July, 2016

From The42 The worry and wait is over: Charles Piutau had his Ulster gear on for training today King Charles

The worry and wait is over: Charles Piutau had his Ulster gear on for training today

The All Black’s second season in Europe began today.

# all-black - Wednesday 29 June, 2016

From The42 All Black Franks eager 'to work hard' as he sticks with relegated London Irish About The Benjamins

All Black Franks eager 'to work hard' as he sticks with relegated London Irish

The highly-rated, highly-paid prop won’t be following coach Tom Coventry through the exit door.

# all-black - Monday 23 November, 2015

From The42 Long-haul flight may have killed Jonah Lomu, says family doctor All Black

Long-haul flight may have killed Jonah Lomu, says family doctor

The medic said the All Black great’s kidney disease made him vulnerable to such a scenario.

# all-black - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The42 Richie McCaw confirms retirement after record-breaking career with All Blacks The Goat

Richie McCaw confirms retirement after record-breaking career with All Blacks

The most-capped player in international rugby union went out on a high.

From The42 Jonah Lomu had all the qualities you could wish for in a hero -- Brian O'Driscoll Rip Jonah

Jonah Lomu had all the qualities you could wish for in a hero -- Brian O'Driscoll

‘Be careful, if you get there too quickly you might have to actually tackle him’.

From The42 Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck Gamechanger

Words don't do Lomu justice: 9 times Jonah left the world awestruck

The great man had to be seen to be believed.

# all-black - Saturday 31 October, 2015

From The42 Holy SBW!  Sonny Bill just offloaded his World Cup medal to this lucky kid Golden Moment

Holy SBW! Sonny Bill just offloaded his World Cup medal to this lucky kid

Serious gesture from the All Black centre.

# all-black - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The42 All Black Charles Piutau signs for Wasps before 2016 move to Ulster

All Black Charles Piutau signs for Wasps before 2016 move to Ulster

The 23-year-old will have a short stint in the Premiership.

# all-black - Friday 3 July, 2015

From The42 All Black Mils Muliaina charged with sexual assault by South Wales Police Charged

All Black Mils Muliaina charged with sexual assault by South Wales Police

The New Zealander will appear in Cardiff Magistrates Court in August.

# all-black - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

From The42 The All Blacks haven't sprung any surprises with their World Cup jersey Traditional

The All Blacks haven't sprung any surprises with their World Cup jersey

The new shirt includes a homage to the Originals, who were led by Donegal man Dave Gallaher.

# all-black - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

From The42 The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good Kiwi Skill

The next crop of New Zealand rugby stars look ominously good

The Baby Blacks ran in nine tries against Scotland at the World Rugby U20 Championship yesterday.

# all-black - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 Boost for Connacht as former All Black Muliaina returns for Cardiff trip All Black

Boost for Connacht as former All Black Muliaina returns for Cardiff trip

However, the province are still without Nathan White, Kieran Marmion, Bundee Aki and Willie Faloon.

# all-black - Tuesday 20 January, 2015

From The42 Competition for Court as London Irish sign up All Black prop Ben Franks Next Term

Competition for Court as London Irish sign up All Black prop Ben Franks

The 42-Test All Black has signed a three-year contract with the Premiership club.

# all-black - Thursday 20 November, 2014

From The42 Mils Muliaina to make Connacht debut while Munster and Ulster boosted by Irish player availability Pro12

Mils Muliaina to make Connacht debut while Munster and Ulster boosted by Irish player availability

All eyes will be on the All Black at the Sportsgrounds tomorrow evening.

# all-black - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

From The42 Ex-All Black Muliaina on course for Connacht debut later this month Influence

Ex-All Black Muliaina on course for Connacht debut later this month

Meanwhile, Kiwi hooker Tom McCartney joins Pat Lam’s squad this week.

# all-black - Saturday 14 June, 2014

From The42 Dan Carter made his comeback from sabbatical in a local club match Return Of The King

Dan Carter made his comeback from sabbatical in a local club match

The 32-year-old out-half came through 40 minutes for Southbridge, scoring 10 points.

# all-black - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From The42 Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes Blindsided

Ruddock sad to see the back of 'inspiring' Gibbes

The Kiwi forwards coach had his pack primed and ready to control last night’s encounter with Cardiff.

# all-black - Tuesday 14 May, 2013

Shoulder injury forces record-breaker Howlett to retire

The Munster and All Black legend has undergone shoulder surgery and has retired on medical advice.

# all-black - Tuesday 23 April, 2013

From The42 Colourful character: Brent Pope looked to be enjoying himself today All Black

Colourful character: Brent Pope looked to be enjoying himself today

The RTÉ rugby coach is clearly besties with Roz Purcell and Bressie now.

# all-black - Sunday 21 April, 2013

From The42 Tearful All Black winger Julian Savea admits domestic assault charge Charged

Tearful All Black winger Julian Savea admits domestic assault charge

The New Zealander, who tormented Ireland last summer, will appear in court next Monday.

# all-black - Tuesday 19 March, 2013

From The42 Jerry Collins gets Japanese jail visit after knife 'self-defence' claim In Custody

Jerry Collins gets Japanese jail visit after knife 'self-defence' claim

The former All Black flanker was arrested for carrying the blade in a department store.

# all-black - Monday 24 December, 2012

From The42 Dan Carter set for another European vacation French Fancy This post contains videos

Dan Carter set for another European vacation

Let’s hope it doesn’t go all ‘Clark Griswald’ on him again.

# all-black - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

From The42 Blacklisted: Dan Carter snubbed in New Zealand player of the year nominations High Standards

Blacklisted: Dan Carter snubbed in New Zealand player of the year nominations

The three lads up for the main award are pretty handy though.

# all-black - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

From The42 Blazing squad: Doug Howlett happy to lead Munster into Stade de France hot-house Heineken Cup

Blazing squad: Doug Howlett happy to lead Munster into Stade de France hot-house

The newly-appointed captain believes Paris is the perfect place for a winning start to their Heineken Cup campaign.

# all-black - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

From The42 Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I'd sign Richie McCaw myself Wishful Thinking

Eric Elwood: If I won Euromillions I'd sign Richie McCaw myself

The Connacht coach would love to draft in the All Black captain but admits he may have to find a blank cheque.

# all-black - Wednesday 22 August, 2012

From The42 John Kirwan brings in Graham Henry as Auckland Blues defence coach TED

John Kirwan brings in Graham Henry as Auckland Blues defence coach

Perhaps now the acerbic Kiwi will be given back his life-time parking space at Eden Park.

From The42 Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain Changeover

Penney set to choose Howlett ahead of O'Connell as new Munster captain

It has been reported that the second-row will give up his armband to the former All Black ahead of the new rugby season.

# all-black - Thursday 16 August, 2012

From The42 Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination Midfield Axis

Captain Doug to oversee Munster's new centre combination

Howlett starts for the second time in two weeks as James Downey and Casey Laulala get their chance to shine against Bristol.

# all-black - Thursday 19 July, 2012

From The42 ‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars Bossmen

‘Robust’ discussions between Rob Penney and Declan Kidney over Irish stars

The new Munster coach wants to build up a good working relationship with the national team.

# all-black - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

From The42 Relax, Leinster: Kirwan appointed to Auckland Blues post Super Rugby

Relax, Leinster: Kirwan appointed to Auckland Blues post

The ex-Italy boss will take over from Pat Lam, who endured a torrid time in charge of the Super Rugby side.

# all-black - Friday 13 April, 2012

From The42 'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight All Flak

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight

The All Black and Auckland Blues scrum-half has copped some flak on Twitter for his side’s poor Super 15 start

# all-black - Thursday 12 April, 2012

From The42 Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi Banned This post contains videos

Tipping point: Afoa banned for Heineken Cup semi

Ulster tight-head John Afoa has been handed a four week ban for his dangerous tackle on Felix Jones.

# all-black - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

From The42 WATCH: Sonny Bill wins with first round KO Boom! This post contains videos

WATCH: Sonny Bill wins with first round KO

After just five pro fights, the New Zealand heavyweight belt belongs to an All Black.