Result: Chiefs 26 vs 18 Hurricanes

Follow @RedefinedRugby   The Chiefs overcame an indisciplined Hurricanes side and the Hamilton deluge to win 26-18 on Friday. It was disastrous conditions in the first half as both teams battled to get a decent string of moves together in the rain after knock-ons and handling errors marred the day. But the Chiefs stamped their…

Preview: Chiefs vs Hurricanes – 10/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby A potential classic awaits to kick off Round 3 of Super Rugby this weekend when the Chiefs host the Hurricanes in Hamilton. Both sides remain unbeaten after two rounds and the defending champions the Hurricanes have started the season at an eyebrow-raising pace, putting 83 points past the Sunwolves and then more impressively…

Result: Chiefs 41 v 26 Blues 03/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Chiefs get bonus point as Blues see red Aaron Cruden led the Chiefs to a 41-26 bonus point win over the Blues after flanker Steven Luatua was red carded in Hamilton on Friday. It was a competitive game throughout the first with the Blues and the Chiefs exchanging exciting runs. The Blues should…

Preview: Chiefs vs Blues 03/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby There should be plenty of fireworks when the Chiefs and the Blues face off in their New Zealand North Island derby in Hamilton on Friday. After impressive performances in their opening fixtures last week, both these teams will be brimming with confidence although the Chiefs will have an extra spring in their step…

Result: Highlanders 15 v 24 Chiefs

Follow @RedefinedRugby Chiefs power past Highlanders The Chiefs got their Super Rugby campaign off to a fine start when they claimed a deserved 24-15 victory over the Highlanders in Dunedin on Friday. The result is a momentous one for the men from Hamilton as it ends a six-match losing streak against the Highlanders. With this…

Preview: Highlanders v Chiefs 24/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby 2017 Team Preview: Highlanders 2017 Team Preview: Chiefs The Highlanders will be looking for a seventh successive win over the Chiefs when the two teams collide at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday. Both these sides suffered semi-final heartbreak in 2016, losing to the Lions and Hurricanes respectively, so will be eager to bounce back. They…

2017 Team Preview: Chiefs

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs would love to farewell long-term coach Dave Rennie in style and get back into the winner’s circle for the first time since 2013. LAST YEAR: COMPETITION: SIXTH PLACE. NZ CONFERENCE: THIRD PLACE. Following back-to-back title wins in 2012 and 2013, the Chiefs looked on-track for another finals appearance until they lost…

Chiefs win inaugural Brisbane Tens

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs were crowned champions of the inaugural Brisbane Tens when they beat the Crusaders 12-7 in the final on Sunday. The Hamilton-based outfit, who beat the Reds and Bulls in the quarter-finals and semi-finals respectively, dedicated their tournament victory to former Chiefs and All Blacks back-row Sione Lauaki who died at the…

Youth and experience strengthen 2017 Investec Super Rugby squads

Follow @RedefinedRugby A total 33 players will make their debut in the 2017 Investec Super Rugby season, reflecting the depth of talent in New Zealand rugby. A total of 190 contracted players have been announced across the Blues, Chiefs, Hurricanes, Crusaders and Highlanders Super Rugby squads today. New Zealand Rugby General Manager of Rugby Neil…