Crusaders' power rules again as a fifth consecutive Super Rugby title, and the second Super Rugby Aotearoa version, was secured in a stirring, frenetic, final 24-13 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch on Saturday.
They were pushed all the way for 65 minutes, but first five-eighths Richie Mo'unga's goal-kicking boot carried
This is a Grand Final story that could have been written by a Hollywood script writer.
The unstoppable Crusaders shooting for a fifth straight title against the underdog Chiefs who have rebounded from an 11-match losing streak to make an unlikely final. On paper the Chiefs appear to have it all
Both sides were up for it but the Chiefs were too good for the Blues in the historic women’s Super Rugby clash at Eden Park.
The visitors built on an 18-12 halftime lead to run out decisive 39-12 winners in a worthy spectacle. While there was a lack of cohesion at
History will be made on Saturday afternoon, when the first ever women’s match between Super Rugby clubs will be played in New Zealand. The Blues and Chiefs will be part of the inaugural women’s Super Rugby match, with the hope that a Super Rugby women’s competition will one day soon
The Hurricanes have blown home with a wet sail in the capital to record their second victory in Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa over the Highlanders.
The 41-22, six tries to three, scoreline, looks clearcut, but the home side only pulled clear at the 70-minute mark with two late tries. Jason Holland’s