Crusaders leave best until last

Super Rugby Aotearoa title wrapped up with week to play Another year, another title for the Crusaders as they claimed the Super Rugby Aotearoa title to go with their 10 Super Rugby titles when beating a gallant Highlanders side 32-22 at Orangetheory Stadium on Sunday. It was a tough ask and wasn't

Hurricanes secure bonus-point win

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

Aumua, Umaga-Jensen extend contracts with the Hurricanes

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

Chiefs pay price for missed chances

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