Desperate finish but Blues get win

Giving a hint of what might be when they achieve the sought after consistency, the Blues claimed a 36-30 win over the Rebels in Auckland on Saturday, but not before doing their best to keep the visitors in the game.
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Hurricanes expect physical welcome at Ellis Park

Absorbing the anticipated pressure the Lions will look to mount on the Hurricanes is the key to turning it back on the home team at Ellis Park in their Investec Super Rugby game on Sunday (NZT).
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Cool Chiefs come home on Cruden's boot

An irresistible object that is the outstanding Chiefs rugby machine overcame the immovable force that is the Sharks defence to claim a 24-22 Investec Super Rugby win in New Plymouth on Friday.
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No All Blacks influence on Savea

Following Ardie Savea’s withdrawal from Olympics consideration this week, New Zealand Rugby has confirmed that no external pressure has been placed on availability of players for either format of the game.
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Blues look for better start against Rebels

Making a better start to games is the next phase in the hunt for consistency that the Blues are attempting to find when they meet the top Australian side, the Rebels, in Auckland on Saturday.
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Sharks ready for anything from Chiefs

Buoyed by their win over the Highlanders, the Sharks are looking to end their three-game visit to New Zealand with an Investec Super Rugby win over the Chiefs at New Plymouth on Friday.
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Success and investment in rugby celebrated at AGM

New Zealand rugby was in good heart after a successful 2015 on the field and off the field where the financial foundation of the game was strengthened, said New Zealand Rugby Chairman Brent Impey speaking at the organisation’s 124th AGM held in Wellington this morning.

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Injury-struck Chiefs prepare for Sharks attack

Such has been the quality of performance the Chiefs have produced in Investec Super Rugby this year, their efforts are attracting world-wide attention.
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Sorting defence vital for Hurricanes

Coming up against one of the most attacking oriented South African sides the Lions in Johannesburg at the weekend has the Hurricanes looking for a quick fix to the defensive flaws exposed by the Chiefs last week.
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Rio dream still alive for Sam Dickson

Sam Dickson is still clinging onto his Olympic hopes after suffering a serious knee injury during the Hong Kong Sevens.
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