Green light for Super Rugby Aupiki

• Four-team women’s competition confirmed for March 2022 • Head Coaches announced The country’s leading women players will set the rugby landscape alight in 2022 with the inaugural season of Super Rugby Aupiki. The Blues, Chiefs and Hurricanes, as well as a combined South Island team to be governed by the Crusaders and encompassing the

18 YEAR WAIT OVER FOR THE BLUES

Take a hard-won turnover, add some Hoskins Sotutu pizzazz and a desperate dive by replacement flanker Blake Gibson, and you have a game securing try for the Blues to secure the Sky Super Rugby Trans-Tasman title beating the Highlanders 23–15 at Eden Park on Saturday. But it was a close-run thing,