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Blues get bonus point win over Bulls

Sixty minutes of patience, and solid defence, opened up an opportunity which the Blues seized with rare, and deadly, effect to score a bonus try 38-14 win over the Bulls at QBE Stadium in Albany on Saturday.
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Jones' captaincy suggestion dismissed

England coach Eddie Jones' suggestion that Warren Gatland select the four captains of England, Ireland, Wales and Scotland for the DHL New Zealand Lions Series 2017, and then choose the best as leader for the Test series in New Zealand, has been rubbished by former Lion Stuart Barnes.
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Crusaders get their start and the Force pay

No last quarter heroics were needed by the Crusaders to quell a lively Force side 45-17 at AMI Stadium in Christchurch on Friday.
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DHL NZ Lions Series 2017: 5 Mouth-Watering Match-Ups

With the Six Nations over and the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 just three months away, we take a look at five potential mouth-watering individual match-ups that will have rugby fans on the edge of their seats.
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Lions Flashback: 1971

No team, let alone a British & Irish Lions team, was better prepared for a tour of New Zealand at the time of the 1971 visit.

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Blues confident systems can cope with Bulls

Up against their first South African side of the Investec Super Rugby season the Blues are looking to build on progress made against the Crusaders last week when meeting the Bulls in Albany on Saturday.
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Match officials for DHL NZ Lions Series confirmed

The road to the DHL NZ Lions Series 2017 lifts up another notch with the appointment of a trio of experienced referees to control the three Test matches in the series. 

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No threat to Barbarians match from RFU

The All Blacks look set to take on the Barbarians in the first match of the 2017 Northern tour with New Zealand Rugby CEO Steve Tew rejecting claims that the RFU (England Rugby) has attempted to block the fixture taking place.
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Hammington making most of late chance

Few players on the New Zealand scene have waited longer for their chance to play Investec Super Rugby than Highlanders back-up halfback Kayne Hammington.
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Crusaders wary of Force history

Facing the Force after their bye week had the Crusaders ready to expect anything when they meet in their Investec Super Rugby game in Christchurch on Friday evening.
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