Hurricanes 31 Chiefs 18
Achieving their bonus-point win when beating the Chiefs 31-18 in Wellington on Saturday, the Hurricanes kept their hopes alive of taking out the Super Rugby Aotearoa title.
The Chiefs finished the competition without a win, but they were in the game well into the final quarter.
Fullback Jordie Barrett
New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes have secured contract extensions for major local talents, Peter Umaga-Jensen (2022) and Asafo Aumua (2023).
Umaga-Jensen’s mid-field talents have been front and centre during Investec Super Rugby Aotearoa – after earning himself starts against the Chiefs, the Blues and the Crusaders.
In those games, he tallied
Wes Goosen will bring up 50 games for the Hurricanes, when he runs out against the Chiefs at Sky Stadium this Saturday.
The winger has been with the Wellington-based side since 2016, when he debuted against the Reds in Wellington.
Since then, the 24-year-old has gone onto score 22 tries for the
Andy Haden receives his Test cap from then NZR President John Sturgeon at a capping ceremony in 2009. Credit: Getty Images
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has paid tribute to towering All Blacks lock Andy Haden, who has passed away at the age of 69.
Haden, who played 117 games including 41 Tests
Blues 21 Chiefs 17 at Eden Park, July 26, 2020
Lost opportunities left the Chiefs frustratingly short of their first win of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season when going down 17-21 to the Blues at Eden Park on Sunday.
It was symptomatic of the Chiefs' day that they had the winning of