The National Rugby Union Team of New Zealand i.e. All Blacks team have until now played 50 matches in eight different Rugby World Cup tournaments from the year 1987 to 2015. During this time, they become the winner in three tournaments i.e. 1987, 2011 and 2015 ones. An interesting thing about the All Blacks team is that it is the only Rugby team, which has never lost any pool match and qualified in the first place from each group.
New Zealand Rugby World Cup Fixtures, Squad, Group, Guide
The National Rugby Union Team of New Zealand has remained the winner of the previous two Rugby World Cups and thereby, has become the top ranked team across the world. Even the team has many competent players, who completed unprecedented titles of hat trick. With excellent players and outstanding physical strength, New Zealand Rugby team has reached to such a position that none other teams (excluding the team of Ireland) will dare to challenge or bet against it.
New Zealand vs. South Africa
Sat, Sep. 21, 2019, Local time kick off 18:45
Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture
New Zealand vs. Canada
Wed, Oct 02 2019, Local time Kick off at 7:15 p.m.
Oita Stadium, Oita Prefecture
New Zealand vs. Namibia
Sun, Oct. 6, 2019, Local time Kick off at 1:45 p.m.
Tokyo Stadium, Tokyo
New Zealand vs. Italy
Sat, 12 Oct 2019, Local Time Kick off 13:45
Toyota Stadium, Aichi Prefecture
How They Qualified
Last time, the All Blacks team i.e. the National Rugby Union Team of New Zealand becomes the winner in the year 2015 when the tournament had taken place in England.
Brodie Retallick, Kieran Read, Ben Smith and Beauden Barrett are the four excellent players of the National Rugby Union Team of New Zealand. Accordingly, Brodie Retallick and Kieran Read are of up-front players, while two others i.e. Ben Smith and Beauden Barrett play in the back-line.
Steve Hansen is the coach of the All Blacks team in the rugby union tournament. Even though Steve once dreamt to be a jockey but now, he is training the rugby players of New Zealand. Currently, he is in the seventeenth year of the test coach with 90percent of winning ratio. Another massive achievement of Steve Hansen is that he received the award of World Rugby Coach of the Year for four consecutive years, along with the title of winning coach in 2015.
Rugby players of New Zealand Rugby team had remained slow starters in few of the late games by incurring half-time deficits. Later on, they suffered losses to Ireland and South Africa during the last year, while lacked a competent deadeye goal kicker. However, All Blacks rugby players are clutching at straws at this point, as they ooze class in the entire field, while able to play in both dry and wet conditions.
Rugby World Cup Warm-ups
On 27th of July i.e. Saturday, rugby 2019 tournament will take place in Westpac Stadium of Wellington between New Zealand and South Africa. Later on, on August 17, New Zealand team will compete with Australia at Eden Park of Auckland. Last in the list of warm-up tournament for New Zealand players is New Zealand Vs Tonga scheduled to take place on Saturday September 7.
Rugby World Cup Group
New Zealand rugby team is in the Group B with Canadian, Namibian, Italian and South African rugby teams.