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: Hurricanes 71 v 06 Rebels 04/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Hurricanes pummeled the hapless Rebels 71-6 after scoring 11 tries in Wellington on Saturday. The half-back pairing of Beauden Barrett and TJ Perenara were instrumental in the dismantling of the Rebels, with some perfectly weighted chips, short passes and excellent vision, the duo creating four tries between the two of them. The…

Preview: Hurricanes v Rebels 04/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The champions will be looking to make it two wins out of two in this year’s Super Rugby tournament when they host the Rebels on Saturday. After putting the Sunwolves to the sword in a comprehensive fashion last week the ‘Canes showed they haven’t lost a step in the off-season. They achieved that…

Preview: Sunwolves vs Hurricanes 25/02/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby 2017 Team Preview: Sunwolves 2017 Team Preview: Hurricanes The Sunwolves face the ominous task of being the first side in 2017 to take on defending champions the Hurricanes. A new head coach and substantially altered squad await the men from Wellington this Saturday but optimism will be high for the Japanese franchise going into their…

2017 Team Preview: Hurricanes

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Hurricanes finally put years of frustration behind them by winning their first Super Rugby title last year. Now they want to win it again. LAST YEAR: COMPETITION: CHAMPIONS NZ CONFERENCE: FIRST PLACE The Hurricanes beat the Chiefs 25–9 in the key semi-final before outclassing the gallant Lions 20–3 in the final. While…

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…

EIGHT HOME MATCHES FOR CANES IN 2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Hurricanes fans can look forward to eight Investec Super Rugby home matches in 2017 as well as an historic fixture against the British & Irish Lions at Westpac Stadium. The defending Super Rugby champions will kick off their season against the Sunwolves in Tokyo on February 25 before returning to New Zealand to…