Narrow finish in Chiefs v Blues Local Derby

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In yet another narrow finish, the Chiefs v Blues local derby was an exciting fixture with the two traditional rivals competing in the second of their inter-conference match. The Waikato side got the better of the Auckland team, yet the two coaches reaction shows how closely fought it was on the field READ MORE




Super Rugby: Chiefs Beat Bulls In A Game Of Two Halves

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The Chiefs remain unbeaten in Super Rugby, but they had to grind out an almighty challenge from a Bulls side that was primed to cause an upset. 28-12 doesn’t tell the story of what was really a game of two halves, in every sense of the word.┬áMissed tackles and poor passing was the order of […] READ MORE


Liam Messam Achieves 150 Super Rugby Caps

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It will be an extra special feeling for Chiefs loose forward Liam Messam when he steps onto FMG Stadium, Waikato on Saturday night. Messam will rack up his 150th appearance for the Chiefs in Hamilton when the Waikato-based club take on the Bulls. Chiefs coach Dave Rennie says that Messam is the best example of […] READ MORE


Japan Rugby Finals and the Ever Present Chequebook In Sport

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While Southern Hemisphere rugby fans wait patiently for their annual Super Rugby competition to begin, Japan Rugby Finals are occurring in the Asian nation. With some leading International players in the Japan Rugby Top League, it has several implications on the domestic rugby scene. Talent being primary, as some has been delayed from joining many […] READ MORE


Chiefs Name Squad For Super Rugby

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Chiefs coach Dave Rennie has selected an experienced and talented squad for Investec Super Rugby in 2017. It will be Rennie’s last year at the helm of the Chiefs, capping off a coaching career that has seen the side never-fail to make the playoffs, and won the Southern Hemisphere rugby competition twice. With an All […] READ MORE