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The team of Online Editors at RugbyPass keep you up to the minute with all the very latest breaking rugby news.

Codie Taylor brings up special milestone as captain for the Crusaders as changes made for Brumbies

Codie Taylor will become the Crusaders' 21st centurion against the Brumbies on Saturday night, and he's also been named to Captain…

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Online Editors
12 May 2021, 23:58

Hurricanes sign another young gun to a full-time deal to compete alongside Ruben Love

The Hurricanes are delighted to announce the signing of former Kings College 1st XV captain and New Zealand Under 20s first five-e…

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Online Editors
12 May 2021, 23:53

Zarn Sullivan gets second shot at Blues No 15 jersey for Rebels clash

There’s excitement in the Blues camp as they begin a new competition and international travel when they take on the Rebels in th…

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Online Editors
12 May 2021, 21:56

What Richie Mo'unga said to Brad Weber after the Super Rugby Aotearoa grand final

All Blacks teammates Brad Weber and Richie Mo'unga shared a moment after the Crusaders' win over the Chiefs in the Super Rugby Aot…

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Online Editors
08 May 2021, 17:53

Caleb Clarke expected to make decision between Olympics or All Blacks and Blues this week

Caleb Clarke will decide this week whether he will commit himself to this year’s Tokyo Olympics or stay onboard with the Blues a…

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Online Editors
03 May 2021, 0:14

20-year-old Zarn Sullivan named at fullback for final match of Blues' Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign

The final outing in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is being planned as more of a start than a finish for the Blues when they…

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Online Editors
28 Apr 2021, 22:40

'The game has to change': Provincial Unions have made their decision on New Zealand Rugby's Silver Lake deal at AGM

The landmark deal would see Silver Lake inject $387.5 million into NZR with a large portion of the money earmarked for rugby’s g…

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Online Editors
28 Apr 2021, 19:34

Chiefs side named for inaugural Super Rugby Women clash

The Chiefs Women have been named to face the Blues Women at Eden Park on Saturday 1 May. Kicking off at 4.35pm the historic match …

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Online Editors
28 Apr 2021, 15:18

Watch: Crusaders fullback Will Jordan slips past five Blues defenders for stunning opening try

The electric fullback scored his 19th Super Rugby try from what was a rather innocuous start, taking a carry outside first receive…

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Online Editors
24 Apr 2021, 23:12

Rieko Ioane handed share of captaincy as injury-hit Blues prepare for do-or-die battle with Crusaders

After two narrow losses in the last three games, the Blues are turning inwards for their focus for the Super Rugby Aotearoa match …

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Online Editors
22 Apr 2021, 21:23

'We need Pollard in the squad': Springbok flyhalf Jantjies backs his injured rival to make it back for the British & Irish Lions

The 30-year-old, who made the last of his 37 Test appearances during 2019’s Webb Ellis trophy success, last week announced he wi…

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Online Editors
21 Apr 2021, 21:35

Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua confirmed to join revamped Super Rugby competition in 2022

Moana Pasifika and the Fijian Drua have been granted conditional licences to join a planned new professional competition next ye…

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Online Editors
13 Apr 2021, 22:17

Watch: Beauden Barrett's mojo back? All Black flyhalf scorches with three-try cameo using pure speed in another impressive display

Star All Black recruit Beauden Barrett continued his rich vein of Top League form for Suntory Sungoliath, this time injecting into…

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Online Editors
11 Apr 2021, 20:48

Hamish Watson 'too light for the Springboks' theory by Stephen Jones obliterated by Scottish fans and pundits like

His form has rightly put the 29-year-old into the debate over British & Irish Lions selection for the upcoming tour of South Afric…

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Online Editors
11 Apr 2021, 19:12

Highlanders makes surprise midfield selection as Josh Ioane returns to the fold for Chiefs rematch

Despite putting out their best performance of the year against the Crusaders last weekend, Tony Brown has made significant changes…

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Online Editors
07 Apr 2021, 19:36

'Shut up. I don't give a f***!': The latest fiasco in the French Pro D2 League shows just how little referees are respected there

The Pro D2 league in France can throw up some fairly humourous moments, but this week's incident shows an increasing trend towards…

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Online Editors
04 Apr 2021, 0:02

'Rugby supporters deserve better': Refereeing again under question following Blues' besting of Hurricanes

Saturday night's fixture between the Blues and Hurricanes was a scrappy affair, with both sides struggling to hold onto the ball a…

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Online Editors
03 Apr 2021, 17:27

All Blacks captain Sam Cane facing surgery, long stint on the sidelines following pectoral injury

Chiefs co-captain Sam Cane is to miss the remainder of the Super Rugby Aotearoa season and undergo surgery after suffering a pecto…

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Online Editors
31 Mar 2021, 22:08

New Zealand's provincial championship reverts to NPC moniker as new sponsor unveiled and competition formats confirmed

New Zealand Rugby and Bunnings Warehouse have announced a three-year deal to sponsor domestic competitions and support community r…

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Online Editors
31 Mar 2021, 21:47

Blues name new captain for pivotal make-or-break clash with Hurricanes at Eden Park

The second placed Blues, with two wins and two losses in their opening four games, will begin the second round of the competition …

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Online Editors
31 Mar 2021, 21:22
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