Cruden kicks Chiefs to tight win over Force

Published : 3:34 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden kicked the Waikato Chiefs to a grinding 16-7 Super Rugby win over the determined Western Force in Perth on Saturday.

Unbeaten Crusaders lead Kiwi Super juggernaut

Published : 3:11 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders remained unbeaten as New Zealand teams dominated Super Rugby this weekend ahead of June’s British and Irish Lions tour.

Stormers, Lions battle for Super Rugby supremacy in South Africa

Published : 10:57 pm  April 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Western Stormers square off against the Golden Lions in a blockbuster South African derby while Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett sets a match record in Super Rugby this weekend.

Barrett off the hook over red card

Published : 4:43 pm  April 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Blacks fly-half Beauden Barrett has escaped further punishment after receiving a red card in the Wellington Hurricanes’ Super Rugby win over NSW Waratahs last week.

All Blacks plan to face Samoa before British and Irish Lions’ tour

Published : 10:21 pm  April 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The All Blacks hope to warm-up for the British and Irish Lions tour with a Test match against Samoa, New Zealand Rugby chief executive Steve Tew has revealed.

Stevenson sparks Chiefs revival over Bulls

Published : 12:00 pm  April 2, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A piece of individual brilliance by Shaun Stevenson sparked a Waikato Chiefs revival to maintain their unbeaten record with a 28-12 victory over the Northern Bulls in Hamilton on Saturday.

Waikato Chiefs told to shape up for Super Rugby clash with Bulls

Published : 10:03 am  March 31, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Waikato Chiefs have been told to get their act together for their Super Rugby clash with the Northern Bulls after an unconvincing win over the struggling Melbourne Rebels.

All Blacks not at their peak for Lions tour, says Lewsey

Published : 11:38 am  March 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Ex-England international Josh Lewsey Wednesday said the British and Irish Lions had a great chance to overturn the All Blacks this year with the rebuilding world champions not at the “peak of their powers”.

Perfect Crusaders march on, Jaguares beat Reds

Published : 7:37 pm  March 26, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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New Zealand’s Canterbury Crusaders won their fifth-straight game to be one of only three unbeaten teams in this season’s Super Rugby as Argentina’s Jaguares won again this weekend.

No England-All Blacks clash in 2017

Published : 12:38 pm  March 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A mouthwatering showdown between England and New Zealand will have to wait until 2018 after it was announced Wednesday that the Barbarians will play the world champion All Blacks at Twickenham on November 4.

History beckons England as Ireland lie in wait

Published : 10:53 am  March 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Eddie Jones’s England head to Dublin for their final match of the 2017 Six Nations just eight 80 minutes away from rewriting the record books.

Mum’s the word for Owen Farrell as England face Ireland

Published : 8:58 pm  March 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Owen Farrell will find himself on the opposite side to his father for the first time when Six Nations champions England bid for a record-breaking win against Ireland in Dublin on Saturday.

Wales unchanged for Six Nations finale against France

Published : 8:57 pm  March 15, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Wales will field an unchanged side against France in their final match of the 2017 Six Nations, it was announced Wednesday.

All Black Milner-Skudder out for six weeks

Published : 10:57 am  March 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Black utility back Nehe Milner-Skudder was told on Tuesday he will be out for at least six weeks with a foot injury, leaving his dream of facing the British and Irish Lions hanging by a thread.

North double ends Ireland’s Six Nations hopes

Published : 11:40 am  March 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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George North silenced his critics with a brace of tries that saw Wales run out 22-9 winners over Ireland in Cardiff on Friday to end the visitors’ hopes of a tilt at the Six Nations title

Hurricanes brace for ‘brutal’ Super Rugby Chiefs derby

Published : 7:07 pm  March 9, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending champions Wellington Hurricanes are relishing the prospect of “brutal” clash with the Waikato Chiefs on Friday in what will be their first real test of the Super rugby season.

Fiji cruise at Las Vegas Sevens

Published : 11:03 am  March 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Olympic champions Fiji launched the defence of their USA Sevens crown in style, thrashing Japan before overpowering Scotland to remain on course for the quarter-finals.

Big names shine as Hurricanes humiliate Rebels

Published : 10:52 am  March 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Defending Super Rugby champions the Wellington Hurricanes trounced the Melbourne Rebels 71-6 Saturday, with returning All Blacks Beauden Barrett and Nehe Milner-Skudder playing starring roles.

Blitzboks, Fiji at full strength for Vegas Rugby 7s

Published : 9:16 pm  March 2, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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World Rugby Sevens Series leaders South Africa and two-time defending series champion Fiji welcome back top players for the USA Sevens tournament that begins Friday at Las Vegas.

‘Fair play to Italy’ says England flanker Haskell as ruck row rumbles on

Published : 11:09 am  March 1, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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England flanker James Haskell admitted his side had been out-thought by Italy as the debate over the Azzurri’s unorthodox approach to the breakdown continued on Monday.

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