A handful of tweaks have been made to the Hurricanes starting line-up ahead of Sunday’s clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch.
The Hurricanes are the only side that managed to hand the Crusaders a loss in 2020, breaking their four-year winning streak at home.
New All Black Peter Umaga-Jensen, who came off
Crusaders Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa Round 2 match moved to Sunday
Crusaders v Hurricanes, Round 2 match moved to Sunday, 7 March at 4.35pm
Chiefs v Highlanders Round 2 match to remain on Friday, 5 March at 7.05pm
New Zealand Rugby has announced the Crusaders Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa
The Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa champion Crusaders picked up where they left off last season, beating a brave Highlanders side 26-13 in Dunedin tonight. All Blacks Codie Taylor and Sevu Reece led the charge for the visitors, each with strong performances that yielded them a try each.
But it was the
And just like that Sky Super Rugby Aotearoa is back for its second edition and it all kicks off in Dunedin on Friday night, with the Highlanders hosting the Crusaders.
We were treated to two cracking southern derbies in the competition last year and we expect nothing less from the first
The 2021 season will see the biggest change in club rugby since 1996 after it was announced that South Africa’s best domestic teams would leave the Super Rugby competition. They will instead merge with the Northern Hemisphere teams for the playing of the PRO14. It’s an astonishing move that has
All the groundwork has been done, injuries have been kept to a minimum and the stage is set for the weekend's first round of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
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Highlanders coach Tony Brown has what every coach aims for as a result of his side's 35-12 win over the Hurricanes in
Stability is the cornerstone of success in any enterprise and that has been the common denominator in Crusaders success through the years.
The 2021 campaign, the fourth in which the Christchurch-based franchise has gone into as defending champion, promises to be no different.
New faces are confined to front-rowers New Zealand's under-19
Super Rugby Aotearoa title wrapped up with week to play
Another year, another title for the Crusaders as they claimed the Super Rugby Aotearoa title to go with their 10 Super Rugby titles when beating a gallant Highlanders side 32-22 at Orangetheory Stadium on Sunday.
It was a tough ask and wasn't
Crusaders 32 Hurricanes 34, Orangetheory Stadium, Christchurch
by Lynn McConnell
Hurricanes' confidence and application was rewarded when they ended the Crusaders' 36-game unbeaten streak at home when claiming a 34-32 win in Christchurch on Saturday.
The Crusaders last lost in round 17 of the 2016 season and the Hurricanes success has kept the
by Lynn McConnell
Having had the measure of the Crusaders in their last two Super Rugby meetings, the Chiefs head to Christchurch for Sunday's Super Rugby Aotearoa game with plenty of incentive.
An old fashioned war of words has broken out after Crusaders loosehead Joe Moody popped some comments in the direction