Junior Hurricanes blitz Blues in Taupo fixture

Follow @RedefinedRugby A Hurricanes Under-20 selection has recovered from a sluggish start to thrash the Blues 38-13 at Owen Delany Park in Taupo this afternoon. Initially the Hurricanes struggled. They were overwhelmed by a bigger Blues pack at scrum time and surrendered early lineouts. The Blues were rewarded with the first try

Super Rugby RESULT : Stormers 27 v 16 Blues

Follow @RedefinedRugby Stormers 27 v 16 Blues Stormers beat 14-man Blues The Stormers eventually prevailed 27-16 against a depleted but plucky Blues outfit at Newlands . The Blues’ aggression was ultimately their undoing. They took the fight to the Stormers at the scrums and breakdowns in the first quarter, and that physical dominance was

BLIGHT ON RUGBY HISTORY – NZRFU got it wrong: Sammy Bligh(t) was a COASTER!

Follow @RedefinedRugby - RUGBYHEARTLAND.CO.NZ SPECIAL REPORT - It has long been accepted that the West Coast and Buller unions have each provided the All Blacks with seven players, from Harry Butland to Bill Mumm (1949). However, newspaper clippings from the period of Harry Atkinson's selection in 1913 establish the true count should

Super Rugby RESULT : Highlanders 20 v 26 Crusaders

Follow @RedefinedRugby Highlanders 20 v 26 Crusaders Crusaders hold off Highlanders The Crusaders rebounded from their opening day defeat with a hard-fought 26-20 victory over the Highlanders in Dunedin on Saturday. Following their disappointing performance against the Rebels, a response was expected. Coach Todd Blackadder rang the changes, and he would've been pleased with

Super Rugby RESULT : Bulls 13 v 17 Hurricanes

Follow @RedefinedRugby Bulls 13 v 17 Hurricanes Hurricanes first Back-to-Back victories in South Africa since 2006 Canes battle past Bulls A 67th minute try from Julian Savea guided the Hurricanes to a 17-13 win over the Bulls at Loftus on Friday. All Black First-Five Beauden Barrett added 12 points with the boot, as the Hurricanes