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Super Rugby Playoff Review: Highlanders And Brumbies Get It Done


AUCKLAND, NZ – The Highlanders and Brumbies extended their seasons by a week at least by booking themselves a Super Rugby semi final spot at the expense of the Chiefs and Stormers respectively. Most predictions (including mine) were that the all-NZ clash would be a good watch and the match in Cape Town would be […]

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Super Rugby Playoff Preview


AUCKLAND, NZ – Just two games this weekend in Super Rugby, but they’re the most important of all so far in 2015. Well, for the Highlanders, Chiefs, Stormers and Brumbies anyway. The winners face the daunting prospect of either a trip to Wellington to face the Hurricanes or Sydney to play the Waratahs, not exactly a reward in […]

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Super Rugby Round 18 Review: Not A Good Week To Have Your Last Game

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AUCKLAND, NZ – The Super Rugby regular season for 2015 is in the books, so it’s time to say goodbye to the Rebels, Force and Reds from Australia, the Cheetahs, Lions, Sharks and Bulls from South Africa and the Crusaders and Blues from New Zealand. The playoff set up sees the top-ranked Hurricanes and Waratahs […]

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Super Rugby Round 18 Preview


AUCKLAND, NZ – The final regular season round of Super Rugby 2015 is upon us and if you’re just joining us, where the hell have you been? While no teams outside of the existing top six can force their way into the playoffs, the Australian Conference title is still up for grabs between the Waratahs […]

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Super Rugby Round 17 Review: Canes Get It Done For Jerry


AUCKLAND, NZ – The untimely death of former All Black Jerry Collins cast a serious shadow over rugby worldwide over the weekend, nowhere more so than here in NZ. His former team, the Hurricanes, paid tribute to his memory by turning on one of their best performances of the season, the Crusaders smacked the Blues but watched […]

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Super Rugby Round 17 Preview


AUCKLAND, NZ – Two rounds to go in Super Rugby and the scramble is on to secure a playoff spot in every conference. The Hurricanes are still top of the table, despite a shocker last week against the Crusaders. Speaking of the Crusaders, I have an apology to make – I said they were officially […]

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