Wallabies coach Dave Rennie had raised concerns that border controls preventing his squad training together while undergoing two weeks' quarantine would leave them under-prepared for a clash against the All Blacks.
New Zealand's quarantine rules won't stop All Blacks from hosting Australia in Bledisloe Cup, says PM Jacinda Ardern
New Zealand last week lost hosting rights for the November-December Rugby Championship to Australia because its strict border controls would have hampered player training.
New coach Ian Foster made the announcement late Tuesday, even though there is no indication when the All Blacks will play again because rugby has been shut down amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus Outbreak: New Zealand's top rugby players agree to 50 per cent pay cut to help deal with financial depression
NZR and the New Zealand Rugby Players’ Association announced the agreement Thursday after protracted negotiations.
In a radio interview Saturday, Foster confirmed he and other coaches had agreed to substantial pay cuts as long as New Zealand Rugby's revenues are affected. He did not give a percentage figure.
Coronavirus Outbreak: New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson says sport is fighting for survival due to COVID-19
New Zealand Rugby chief executive Mark Robinson says the sport is "fighting for survival" as competitions at all levels are shuttered during the coronavirus pandemic.
Australia vs New Zealand: All Blacks star Jordie Barrett ejected from MCG for 'behaviour' issue, claims report
Barrett, among thousands of travelling fans at the MCG for the Black Caps’ first Boxing Day Test at the ground in 32 years, was led out by security staff with another spectator on day three on Saturday
From ignoring the haka to performing one of their own, opponents down the years have come up with innovative ways to face down the pre-match ritual. Here are some of the best ripostes to the ancient Maori challenge:
Rugby World Cup 2019: England fined for haka challenge even as All Blacks praise 'fantastic' response
England have been fined for crossing the halfway line during New Zealand's haka after they formed a provocative V-shaped formation at last weekend's World Cup semi-final in Yokohama, tournament organisers said
Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa’s boring tactics, England’s strategy in face of haka and other talking points from semis
South Africa will take on England in the final of the 2019 Rugby World Cup after vanquishing the challenges of Wales and New Zealand. Here are the biggest talking points from both semi-finals:
Rugby World Cup 2019: 'Some of us had their bulletproof vests on', All Black Sonny Bill Williams describes tough team meeting after England loss
New Zealand icon Sonny Bill Williams said Monday that the All Blacks players needed "bulletproof vests" during a brutal analysis of their devastating 19-7 World Cup semi-final defeat by England.
Rugby World Cup 2019: England coach Eddie Jones hails team's defensive effort in shock win over New Zealand
England coach Eddie Jones paid tribute to his side's defensive effort as they stunned defending champions New Zealand 19-7 to reach the Rugby World Cup final on Saturday.
Reigning champions New Zealand and England clash in a heavyweight Rugby World Cup semi-final on Saturday after a build-up marked by spying claims and a game of tactical cat-and-mouse.
England lock Courtney Lawes is confident the All Blacks will know exactly who England's players are come the end of their World Cup semi-final on Saturday.
Rugby World Cup 2019: Match wouldn’t have been cancelled if All Blacks needed points, fumes Italy's Sergio Parisse
Italy captain Sergio Parisse has slammed the decision to cancel his side's World Cup match against New Zealand because of Super Typhoon Hagibis, saying the game would have gone ahead if the All Blacks needed a win.
Rugby World Cup 2019: South Africa notch up dominating 66-7 win over Canada to close in on quarter-finals spot
South Africa coach Rassie Erasmus made 13 changes to the side that overwhelmed Italy 49-3 last time out and the Springboks opened the scoring just three minutes into the game
Rugby World Cup 2019: Despite biggest mismatch of tournament, Canada relishing opportunity to play champions All Blacks
Back-rower Luke Campbell attempted to give the All Blacks a human face by referring to them as 'just guys in shorts playing rugby' but he had to admit the New Zealanders were also his heroes.
Rugby World Cup 2019: Australia survive Fiji scare to clinch victory; New Zealand gear up to face arch-rivals South Africa on Day 2
South Africa will play in shirts bearing an image of Chester Williams, the only black member of the Springboks' 1995 World Cup-winning team who died this month at 49
Rugby World Cup 2019: Injuries force Ireland to make slew of changes ahead of tournament opener against Scotland
Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said that he had complete faith in his new-look backline as the players were eager to impress and now have that opportunity
Rugby World Cup 2019: Japan first Asian host of sport's mega event; here's all you need to know about 43-day competition
The first Rugby World Cup to be staged in Asia kicks off on Friday in Tokyo, as the game seeks to broaden its global reach beyond its traditional European and southern hemisphere heartlands. Here's all you need to know about the tournament.