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All Black Akira Ioane has revealed he is Japan-bound at the end of the 2024 season, drawing to an end an iconic Blues and New Zeal…

Ned Lester
09 Jun 2024, 17:52

The Blues will be without star flanker Akira Ioane will then run out to Melbourne’s AAMI Park to take on the Brumbies in a highl…

Finn Morton
02 Mar 2023, 1:16

"Yea but then we don't mind, you know, running it up the guts as well so it goes both ways, like I said, those magic moments will …

Ned Lester
24 Sep 2022, 1:42

The Blues will open their Super Rugby Pacific campaign without the services of All Blacks star Akira Ioane, who has been sidelined…

Alex McLeod
24 Feb 2022, 23:58

Seven tests deep into an international career that once looked like it might never get off the ground, the elder Ioane is coming o…

Campbell Burnes
06 Sep 2021, 18:12

Ioane talked about learning a few lessons and rediscovering his love for the game and a lot of us went down the lazy route of decl…

Hamish Bidwell
26 Apr 2021, 21:54

Host Ross Karl is joined by James Parsons and Bryn Hall as they analyse all the action from the final game of the All Blacks seaso…

01 Dec 2020, 0:52

Ioane looked fit and fearless and even a little bit frightening against Argentina. More than that, he looked a man, and not the ov…

Hamish Bidwell
29 Nov 2020, 23:15

After a slow start and some misfires, the All Blacks raced away in the second half on the back of two tries in two minutes to subs…

Online Editors
28 Nov 2020, 16:19

The All Blacks team has been named to play Argentina in the Investec Tri Nations Test at McDonald Jones Stadium, Newcastle, on Sat…

Online Editors
25 Nov 2020, 19:35

Injuries were always going to play a major role in testing squad depth and determining the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa champion…

Online Editors
16 Jun 2020, 17:34

After five long weeks, Akira Ioane is finally set to start for his improving team - he'll run on for the first whistle against the…

Online Editors
05 Mar 2020, 15:18

The Blues will call on their depth after a short week and long trek from South Africa to take on the Hurricanes in Wellington on S…

Online Editors
04 Mar 2020, 22:48

Hoskins Sotutu, Blake Gibson, Tom Robinson, Tony Lamborn, and Dalton Papalii make compelling loose forward options, but Akira migh…

Online Editors
16 Feb 2020, 20:53

The Blues have named a largely unchanged team to head across the Tasman to take on the Waratahs in Newcastle on Saturday in round …

Online Editors
05 Feb 2020, 18:21

After a roller-coaster season with the Blues in 2019, former All Blacks coach Steve Hansen left Ioane out of the squad for Japan.

Online Editors
14 Jan 2020, 9:28