1870

Rugby is introduced to New Zealand.

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1884

First All Blacks selected.

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1892

New Zealand Rugby Union established.

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1905

The Originals.

All Blacks (the Originals) tour Britain, Ireland, France, and North America.

1905 OGs

1910

First Māori All Blacks team selected.

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1919

C.V. Starr forms a general insurance agency in Shanghai, China.

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1924

The Invincibles.

All Blacks (the Invincibles) unbeaten on tour of Britain, Ireland, France, and North America.

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1926

AIG opens its first U.S. office in New York City.

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1932

First Bledisloe Cup match.

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1937

AIG opens its first Latin American office.

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1946

AIG enters Europe after World War II.

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1948

New Zealand gains its own seat on the International Rugby Board (IRB).

IRB (now World Rugby)

1951

AIG provides insurance for the Exposition Baseball Tour of Japan, headlined by New York Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio.

1954

AIG provides coverage for a scientific expedition to the North Pole.

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1956

The All Blacks defeated South Africa in a test series for the first time.

1963

AIG provides coverage for the American Mt. Everest Expedition.

Everest

1966

The All Blacks beat the British and Irish Lions four games to nil.

1966

AIG insures Muhammad Ali and Karl Mildenberger during the World Heavyweight Championship Boxing Match in Frankfurt, Germany.

1970

AIG opens its first offices in New Zealand.

AIG

1973

All Blacks Sevens team selected for the first time.

1984

AIG begins trading on the New York Stock Exchange.

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1987

All Blacks win the inaugural Rugby World Cup.

All Blacks captain, David Kirk with the Webb Ellis Cup. New Zealand beat France 29–9 in the final. Tournament hosted in New Zealand.

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1989

AIG provides coverage for the Rolling Stones’ “Steel Wheels” tour.

1990

Black Ferns play first international match.

Beating the Netherlands 56-0 in Christchurch.

1995

Rugby officially becomes a professional sport.

1998

The Black Ferns win the first of their five Women’s Rugby World Cups.

Tournament hosted in the Netherlands.

2008

New Zealand Under 20s win the inaugural Junior World Championship.

Tournament hosted in Wales.

2009

“Miracle on the Hudson” plane covered by AIG.

2011

All Blacks win second Rugby World Cup.

Tournament hosted in New Zealand.

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2012 October

AIG signs an agreement with the New Zealand Rugby Union.

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2013

All Blacks Sevens win their 11th World Sevens Series title.

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2013

Black Ferns Sevens win the inaugural Women's World Sevens Series.

17

2014

All Blacks Sevens win their 12th World Sevens Series title.

18

2014

Black Ferns Sevens win their second Women's World Sevens Series title.

20

2015

Black Ferns Sevens win their third consecutive Women's World Sevens Series title.

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2015

AIG launch the Haka 360̊ Experience.

Virtual reality technology taking fans closer to the haka than ever before.

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2015

The All Blacks retain the Rugby World Cup.

Tournament hosted across England and Wales.

2016

AIG begins using drones.

AIG receives approval from the FAA to operate drones to conduct inspections for risk assessment and develops unmanned aircraft insurance.

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2016

AIG and New Zealand Rugby extend partnership

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2017

Brian Duperreault is named AIG President & CEO.

Brian Duperreault

2017

Black Ferns win their fifth Women's Rugby World Cup.

Tournament hosted in Ireland.

WRWC 2017