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Chiefs overcome the Waratahs in ‘Outstanding’ performance

It was by the account of their head coach, an 'outstanding' performance that saw the Chiefs overcome the Waratahs on a night when both coaches couldn't ask for much more heart, from their respective 23-man lineups.
Outgoing Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach

Outgoing Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach – Rugby’s most effective Leader

New Zealand Rugby acknowledged the leadership of outgoing Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach, who announced he is stepping down from the position; after 17 years in...
Super Rugby Week 14

Super Rugby Round 14 – A Mixed Bag for the South...

With almost all of the games being must-wins for the South African teams in Super Rugby Round 14, the chase for playoff spots intensify...
Tana Umaga and Leon MacDonald unite to lead Blues in 2019

Tana Umaga and Leon MacDonald unite to lead Blues in 2019

Leon MacDonald has been added to the coaching team at the Auckland Blues. In a move that unites former All Blacks team mates, MacDonald will assist Tana Umaga [his former AB captain] who has had a one year extension added to his unsuccessful term
What must Steve Hansen hope to achieve in 2018

What must Steve Hansen hope to achieve in 2018

With a Test series against France only weeks away, the talk around New Zealand Rugby is; what must Steve Hansen hope to achieve in...
Emirates Lions

Not a dry eye on the plane – Emirates Lions return...

They had more reasons to call home other than just to wish their mom’s happy Mother’s Day this Sunday. Players probably also needed some emotional...
Elliot Dixon signs for Ricoh Black Rams and, re-signs with Highlanders

Elliot Dixon signs for Ricoh Black Rams and, re-signs with Highlanders

Two announcements this week from the Highlanders Elliot Dixon were received with concern first - as he signed with the Ricoh Black Rams in Japan Top league Rugby - before confirmation came that he would re-sign with the Otago franchise for another two seasons
Warrick Gellant

Super Rugby Week 13: Thoughts on the South African Conference

In Super Rugby Week 13 we witnessed the Stormers run of home victories being ended and the Lions losing on the road. A fantastic...
Waratahs lose big lead to Crusaders, as Joe Moody is Cited

Waratahs lose big lead – Crusaders lose Joe Moody to Suspension

'How on earth did they do that?' Those were some of the statements and conclusions, after an 80 minute rugby match where the much...