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'I have to look at myself' - Tana Umaga holds hands up after Sunwolves humiliate hapless Blues

"I have to look at myself before I start looking at the players and that performance."

NZ sticks up for Blues haka after UK writer slams 'throat slitting gesture' in wake of London terror attack

The Telegraph's James Corrigan said throat-slitting gestures were highly inappropriate in the context of London.

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Ioane's teammates told him he could wear what he wanted after the Lions match - they were wrong.

Watch: 'The boys stitched me up!' - stylish Rieko Ioane caught out in casual clothes at Blues' post match

Ioane's teammates told him he could wear what he wanted after the Lions match - they were wrong.

UK writer slams Blues for 'throat-slitting gestures' in haka as ill-timed and 'tasteless' after London terror attacks

"We can only pray that the throat-slitting desists," wrote Telegraph's James Corrigan.

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West sealed a famous 22-16 win for the Blues over the Lions with a match winning try in the 74th minute in Auckland.

'Don't know what it means but it looks pretty cool' - Ihaia West try celebration inspired by NBA's Carmelo Anthony

West sealed a famous 22-16 win for the Blues over the Lions with a match winning try in the 74th minute in Auckland.

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The star winger had another outstanding performance for the Blues, scoring a try in his side's 22-16 win over the Lions in Auckland.

Video: 'Hopefully mate' - is young Blues star Rieko Ioane in line for All Blacks call-up to play the Lions?

The star winger had another outstanding performance for the Blues, scoring a try in his side's 22-16 win over the Lions in Auckland.

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The Blues first-five lead his side's first ever haka was instrumental in their historic 22-16 win over the Lions.

'I was more nervous before the haka!' – Match-winner Ihaia West on his pre-game nerves and THAT SBW off-load

The Blues first-five lead his side's first ever haka before the historic 22-16 win.

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The Lions boss managed to pull a wry smile despite his side's bitter 22-16 loss at Eden Park.

'I'm not even worried about them at the moment!' - Warren Gatland jokes about upcoming All Blacks squad after Blues loss

The Lions boss managed to pull a wry smile despite his side's bitter 22-16 loss at Eden Park.

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James Parsons laughed at the idea of fronting the Blues’ challenge to the tourists tomorrow night.

Watch: Blues skipper reveals his side will be doing their own haka against the Lions … but he won't be leading it

James Parsons chuckled at the idea of fronting the Blues' challenge to the tourists.

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The All Blacks legend showed his players how it's done in a game of touch at Eden Park today, ahead of tomorrow's match with the Lions.

Watch: He's still got it! Tana Umaga gets down and dirty with Blues players during touch rugby match, pulls off nifty short ball

Umaga showed his players how it's done in a game of touch, ahead of tomorrow's match with the Lions.

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Michael Redman spoke to 1 NEWS about keeping his side fresh before taking on the Lions this week.

'We bought an exciting side out' - Blues CEO defends weakened side in squeaky win over Reds

Michael Redman spoke to 1 NEWS about keeping his side fresh before taking on the Lions this week.

As it happened: Blues rob Reds in error-ridden Super Rugby clash in Samoa with game-winning try in final minutes

The Blues crept away with a 34-29 to make Samoa's first Super Rugby game a celebratory one for locals.

Video: 'We watch every single game!' Samoan fans in awe as Blues stars Kaino and Luatua mingle with locals

The pair will play in the first ever Super Rugby match in Samoa tonight against the Reds.

As it happened: Epic Battle of the Bombays fought in wet Auckland weather ends in a stalemate as Chiefs, Blues grind out draw

The Blues and Chiefs have fought to their first ever draw in a 16-all stalemate at Eden Park.

Video: Stormers centre Shaun Treeby cited after swinging arm hit on Piers Francis

The incident was a major turning point in the Blues' 30-22 loss yesterday.

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Andrew Saville and Stephen Stuart are back to pick apart this week's Super Rugby action.

Super Rugby round 13 PICKS: Can the Chiefs hand the Crusaders their first 2017 defeat?

Round 13 sees NZ Super Rugby giants Chiefs and Crusaders battle it out in Pacific paradise Fiji.

As it happened: Blues cruise to massive win over Cheetahs after blistering start to second half proves too much to handle

The Blues have claimed five much needed points in a 50-32 thrashing of the Cheetahs at Eden Park.

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The Blues coach spoke of the challenges in educating players in the wake of the trouble Jessie Bromwich and Kevin Proctor have got themselves in.

'You'd love them to learn the easy way' - Tana Umaga talks as a father and a coach in the aftermath of the drug scandal that's hit the Kiwis

The Blues coach spoke of the challenges in educating players in the wake of the trouble Jessie Bromwich and Kevin Proctor have got themselves in.

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The Blues coach says their star second-five is desperate to get back to full fitness after his head knock.

Watch: 'We're very confident' - Tana Umaga keen to unleash SBW on the Stormers next week after concussion illness

The Blues coach says their star second-five is desperate to get back to full fitness after his head knock.

Sonny Bill Williams of the Blues fends off Waratahs' Michael Hooper during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Blues at Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Australia, 6th May 2017. Copyright photo: David Neilson / www.photosport.nz

Head knock rules Sonny Bill Williams out of Blues' clash with Cheetahs

But, at this stage, the Blues think Williams will be ready to fly to Africa with the team next week.

Watch: Ex-All Blacks flyer Charles Piutau wins Ireland's Pro12 players' player of the season - and this is why

The Blues back enjoyed an outstanding debut campaign with Irish side Ulster.

Photos: Sonny Bill turns to hijama cupping 24 hours after being forced out of Blues clash with concussion

The Blues star has shared his healing methods on social media, after Saturday's head knock.

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Stephen Stuart and Matt Manukia break down this week's Super Rugby match-ups for Kiwi side's.

Super Rugby round 11 PICKS: Can the Bulls hand the Crusaders their first loss of the season?

The 1 NEWS rugby oracles are back as the Super Rugby season reaches round 11 which sees five Kiwi sides battle it out here and overseas.

As it happened: Gutsy Blues hold Brumbies tryless in Canberra for physical bonus point Super Rugby win

The Blues have out-muscled the Brumbies 18-12 in Canberra for a bonus point win.

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