Chiefs Ignoring History Ahead of Semi Final

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The Super Rugby Semi Finals are upon us, and for 23-young men playing for the Chiefs, the time for explosive confidence to shine through is now. The Hurricanes host the Chiefs at Westpac Stadium in Wellington in the first of Super Rugby’s semi finals on Saturday night. Having lost the final on home soil last […] READ MORE


All Blacks Coach Steve Hansen Staying On

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All Blacks Head Coach Steve Hansen has been reappointed through until 2019, New Zealand Rugby (NZR) has confirmed today. NZR Chief Executive Steve Tew said it had been easy for the Board to make a unanimous decision to extend Hansen’s current contract from 2017 through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. Steve’s winning […] READ MORE


Super Rugby: Chiefs Advance To Semi Finals

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The Chiefs beat the Stormers with a commanding 60-21 win at Newlands in Cape Town, South Africa to advance to the Super Rugby semi finals. The visitors ran in eight tries as their typical expansive style of rugby proved too much for an under-par Stormers. A drumming like this further illustrates the importance for South […] READ MORE


Chiefs Must Be Wary Of Hungry Stormers

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In 80-minutes of rugby, the Chiefs’ Super Rugby season will be defined by the amount of faith they have in their expansive style of rugby against a Stormers side hungry to perform against the best. The Waikato-based club has had two disappointing seasons since their back-to-back championship run in 2012/13. Players have come and gone, […] READ MORE


Super Rugby: Chiefs Not Alone At The Top

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The Super Rugby playoff picture is no clearer for the Chiefs, despite their thumping of the Reds in Brisbane on Friday night. The Chiefs currently sit pretty at the top of the New Zealand Conference. Their performance in the 50-5 thumping of the Reds on Friday night was the final time the Chiefs will have […] READ MORE


Damian McKenzie: The Little Things

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Damian McKenzie’s Super Rugby season so far with the Chiefs has been impressive, and the 21-year old says it’s the ‘little things’ that have been integral to his success. McKenzie’s selection in the All Blacks in June wasn’t a non-event. The 21-year old didn’t get any game time during the Third Test against Wales, despite […] READ MORE


Super Rugby: Chiefs Atop NZ Conference

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The Chiefs beat the Crusaders in Suva 23-13 on Friday night. It was a commendable performance in the first ever Super Rugby game held in the Pacific. The Chiefs scored two tries to the Crusaders one, in the wet and slippery conditions. Damian McKenzie (pictured) slotted a crucial three-pointer to deny the Crusaders coming out of the loss with a […] READ MORE


Can The Blues Still Make Super Rugby Playoffs?

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The Blues’ Super Rugby Season so far has been another of frustration. But somehow someway, the Auckland-based club could still make headlines before all is said and done. Believe it or not, Tana Umaga and his men are still in with a chance of making the playoffs. It is possible, some would say improbable, but […] READ MORE


Super Rugby In Fiji: No Reward For NZRU

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Playing a game of Super Rugby in Fiji may be a nice change, but for loyal Chiefs fans who have turned out in high numbers this season, it’s a slap in the face. With the slogan “Bula: Welcome to Chiefs Country”, Friday night’s clash between the Chiefs and Crusaders at ANZ Stadium in Suva has taken […] READ MORE


All Blacks v Wales: Final Test Thrashing

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Another impressive performance by Beauden Barrett has seen a final test thrashing from a dominant All Blacks side 46-6 over a tired Wales side in Dunedin. Celebrating the 50th tests for Aaron Smith (pictured) and Brodie Retallick, they ended the Series on a high. In one of the Welsh teams poorest performances against an All Blacks team in recent history, […] READ MORE