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Hurricanes lock in another outside back for two more years

Dynamic and developing wing Salesi Rayasi will stay at the Hurricanes for at least another two years.

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Online Editors
09 Jun 2021, 16:05

Laumape set for last dance at the Cake Tin as the Hurricanes prepare to take on the Reds

Fifteen-test All Black Ngani Laumape will look to make a serious impact from second five-eighth as he runs out in front of home su…

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08 Jun 2021, 21:30

Springboks duo injured in bizarre 'fire pit accident' weeks out from British and Irish Lions tour

Springboks pair Damian de Allende and RG Snyman sustained "substantial burns to their legs, hands and face" over this past weekend…

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07 Jun 2021, 20:23

Hurricanes bring back big dogs for toughest Trans-Tasman battle to date

Hurricanes captain Ardie Savea is back to lead his squad for Saturday night’s crucial Super Rugby Trans-Tasman clash with the Br…

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Online Editors
02 Jun 2021, 20:59

Shannon Frizell scratched and Aaron Smith rested as Highlanders name side to tackle Waratahs

The Highlanders return to Forsyth Barr Stadium for their last round-robin home game of the season knowing that nothing less than a…

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Online Editors
02 Jun 2021, 20:00

Second Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match relocated due to lockdown

SANZAR, Rugby Australia and New Zealand Rugby have confirmed that the Chiefs vs Melbourne Rebels Round 4 match, originally schedul…

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02 Jun 2021, 16:19

Highlanders' clash with Rebels shifted due to Australian lockdown

The Highlanders' Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match against the Rebels has been moved from Queenstown due to the extension of a travel…

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27 May 2021, 0:33

Crusaders recall one All Black and rest another as Waratahs loom in Wollongong

Crusaders Captain Scott Barrett re-joined the team in Coogee this week and will resume the captaincy on Saturday evening when the …

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Online Editors
26 May 2021, 23:11

Papalii and Sotutu reclaim starting spots as the Blues look to continue form against the Brumbies

Leon MacDonald has urged his side to not get ahead of themselves as the Blues prepare for a tough outing against a hardy Brumbies …

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Online Editors
26 May 2021, 22:14

New Zealand-born rugby prospect in police custody over homicide case in France after man died of stab wounds

A New Zealand-born rugby player of Tongan descent is in police custody over the homicide of a 48-year-old man in Agen, France, acc…

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Online Editors
26 May 2021, 21:51

Promising midfielder Quinn Tupaea signs contract extension with Chiefs

Promising young midfielder Quinn Tupaea has recommitted to the Chiefs, inking a new deal with the club that will see him stay in H…

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Online Editors
25 May 2021, 19:57

Ardie Savea to make early return for Hurricanes as Western Force arrive in Napier

Coach Jason Holland has made a handful of change to the Hurricanes for their match-up with the Western Force in Napier on Friday n…

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Online Editors
25 May 2021, 17:37

Surprise venue unveiled for 100th test between All Blacks and Springboks as full Rugby Championship schedule released

The 12-game Rugby Championship will be played across three countries in 2021, with New Zealand and Australia sharing five matches …

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Online Editors
20 May 2021, 23:17

Wallabies star James O'Connor signs new contract with Rugby Australia

Rugby Australia and the Queensland Rugby Union are pleased to announce the re-signing of flyhalf James O’Connor through to the e…

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20 May 2021, 16:21

Hoskins Sotutu handed rest as Blues welcome three All Blacks back into the fold for war with Waratahs

The Blues return to their fortress of Eden Park to host their first Australian opponents in over a year when they meet the NSW War…

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Online Editors
19 May 2021, 21:12

Crusaders re-sign highly-rated assistant coach Jason Ryan on long-term deal

Crusaders forwards coach Jason Ryan has re-committed to the club, announcing on Wednesday that he has signed a long-term deal with…

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Online Editors
18 May 2021, 19:59

Scarlets land Pumas back-rower Tomas Lezana

Scarlets have made their second signing ahead of next season by bringing in Argentina international Tomas Lezana from the Western …

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Online Editors
17 May 2021, 10:12

Chiefs duo put pen to paper to re-commit to club with lengthy contract extensions

Loosehead prop Aidan Ross and hooker Samisoni Taukei’aho have recommitted to the Chiefs, both inking a new deal with the club.

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Online Editors
16 May 2021, 17:04

'As tough as it has been ... I am happier now than I was two months ago': Conrad Smith hopeful that potential new deal forces greater debate

Former All Blacks midfielder Conrad Smith is pleased that a potential new opportunity for fund-raising is on the table for New Zea…

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Online Editors
15 May 2021, 21:42

Former All Black captain Kieran Read calls time on pro career following semi-final bow-out

Former All Blacks captain Kieran Read has officially retired from the game following Toyota Verblitz's semifinal loss to Panasonic…

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Online Editors
15 May 2021, 18:24
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