SR Preview: Blues v Highlanders

Eden Park, Saturday, June 27, 7.05pm by Lynn McConnell Riding a rare high at the head of the Super Rugby Aotearoa leader board, the Blues are looking to make the most of Saturday's game with the Highlanders to consolidate their position before their first bye. Coach Leon MacDonald has been reluctant to change

Revised Mitre 10 Cup draw released

Revised Mitre 10 Cup draw released A revised Mitre 10 Cup draw has been released today by New Zealand Rugby with the competition due to kick off on Friday 11 September. More afternoon rugby is on the cards for Provincial Unions with the introduction of an extra Sunday afternoon fixture in place

Rejuvenated Blues claim historic win

by Lynn McConnell It's been a long time coming but the Blues announced their return to the realms of competitiveness with a first win in 10 years in Hamilton to beat the Chiefs 24-12 in Super Rugby Aotearoa. Scoring two tries to none, the Blues also managed a fifth consecutive win on

Blues 30 v 20 Hurricanes

Blues 30 Hurricanes 20 Pumped up home team revel in packed stadium by Lynn McConnell Showing more of the confidence that marked their improvement in the regular season, the Blues revelled in a packed stadium to beat the Hurricanes 30-20 in their Super Rugby Aotearoa game at Eden Park on Saturday. Encouraging for the