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As one door closes on Isaac Ross's long-term stint in Japan, another has opened in the twilight of his career.

Alex McLeod
23 Oct, 0:30

Tasman may have been robbed of four All Blacks, but that hasn't stopped them from naming an experienced side laden with Super Rugb…

Online Editors
24 Sep, 20:04

They say rugby is a young man’s game, but the 2020 Mitre 10 Cup has welcomed back more veterans, seasoned campaigners, than ever…

Campbell Burnes
17 Sep, 19:50

The already mighty Mako are about to get even stronger ahead of their Round 2 Mitre 10 Cup clash with Northland on Friday evening.

Online Editors
16 Sep, 21:10

Tasman co-coaches Andrew Goodman and Clarke Dermody have wasted no time injecting their off-season recruits straight into the acti…

Online Editors
10 Sep, 0:31

Tasman have named an impressive squad that features four All Blacks, 21 Super Rugby stars and a German teenager to defend their Mi…

Alex McLeod
05 Sep, 1:23

Crusaders captain Scott Barrett, who started at blindside flanker in the All Blacks' loss to England during last year's Rugby Worl…

Online Editors
24 Jun, 0:10

Highly-touted Crusaders lock Quinten Strange has been dealt a cruel injury blow in the opening week of the 2020 Super Rugby campai…

Online Editors
27 Jan, 22:04

The Crusaders will kick off 2020 with their first pre-season game this Saturday, as they prepare to meet the Hurricanes in Ashburt…

Online Editors
15 Jan, 22:40

Every golden era must come to an end, and one of the challenges facing second-year coach Mauger is that the Highlanders look to be…

Alex McLeod
13 Feb, 22:29

The Highlanders say hello to one Wellingtonian and goodbye to another this weekend when they return to Forsyth Barr Stadium.

Online Editors
11 Jul, 22:08

Highlanders Head Coach Aaron Mauger has named a strong side to take on the Chiefs in Fiji.

Online Editors
28 Jun, 19:46

Week 13 of Super Rugby provided us with one of the craziest batches of rugby we have seen all year.

Alex McLeod
16 May, 23:52

The Highlanders have returned from South Africa, but on Saturday they will face a third consecutive South African opponent in the…

Online Editors
09 May, 21:05

The Highlanders will look to conclude their two-match South African tour with a win against the Sharks after their dramatic victor…

Online Editors
03 May, 19:35

Highlanders head coach Aaron Mauger has rung in some positional changes for the first leg of his side's two-game South African to…

Online Editors
26 Apr, 18:13