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Brodie Retallick scores a try for the All Blacks against the Wallabies.

Brodie Retallick hints at New Zealand rugby stay after World Cup

The All Blacks lock's current deal ends after 2019, and has been linked with big money overseas moves.

'A performance like this would come eventually' - Chiefs coach hails record breaking return to form

Winless from their opening five matches, the Chiefs responded in style with a 56-20 win over the Bulls.

Glasgow Warriors coach Dave Rennie

'It's just speculation' - Dave Rennie plays down talk of Wallabies job

The former Chiefs coach was reported to be Rugby Australia's choice to replace Michael Cheika.

Chiefs pick up first win of 2019 in record breaking thrashing of Bulls

The Chiefs have claimed an elusive first win, with a 56-20 hit job away to the Bulls in Pretoria.

Waisake Naholo makes a break during the Highlanders v Blues, Super Rugby week 2 game held at Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, New Zealand. 23 February 2018. Copyright Image: Derek Morrison / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby Picks Round Six: Blues aim to end Kiwi drought against Highlanders, Crusaders look to lift Christchurch's spirits

TVNZ's rugby buffs are back to pick a classic Kiwi derby in Auckland and three more top clashes in Super Rugby.

Chiefs end 2019 losing streak, play out frustrating draw with Hurricanes

The two sides had to settle for a 23-23 stalemate in Hamilton.

Super Rugby picks round five: Can the underdog Chiefs and Highlanders come out on top in Kiwi derbies?

There's only two Kiwi games on the calendar this week but that doesn't mean it's any easier for the TVNZ sports buffs!

The Chiefs' TradeMe listing

Disgruntled fan places last-placed Chiefs on Trade Me for $1

Winless from their opening four matches, one fan has taken matters into their own hands.

Classy Crusaders hammer woeful Chiefs, secure fourth straight win in 2019

The Crusaders have crushed the Chiefs 57-28 in Christchurch tonight.

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Stephen and Brodyn preview the fourth week of Kiwi Super Rugby action.

Super Rugby Picks Round 4: Crusaders, 'Canes favoured to win Kiwi derbies but can Blues take down Sunwolves?

The TVNZ sports buffs are back for two big Kiwi clashes and a crucial match in North Harbour.

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Michael Little and his troops are concentrating solely on the Blues this weekend.

Sunwolves' Kiwi skipper says side not carried away by Chiefs win, as they eye battling Blues

Michael Little's men picked up their first win away from home in Hamilton.

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The Japanese side picked up their first ever away victory, in Hamilton.

Carlos Spencer unsurprised by Sunwolves' win over Chiefs: 'There's never an easy week'

The Japanese side picked up their first ever away victory, in Hamilton.

'We knew we could do it' - Sunwolves win over Chiefs fuels Japan's rugby ambitions

A 30-15 win in Hamilton is sparking excitement in Japan ahead of this year's World Cup.

Sunwolves flanker Shuhei Matsuhashi scores against the Chiefs

Sunwolves punish sloppy Chiefs to take first ever away Super Rugby win

The Chiefs are yet to taste victory in 2019, losing 30-15 to a determined Sunwolves side at FMG Stadium, Hamilton.

Hurricanes' Beauden Barrett during the Round 9 Super Rugby match, Hurricanes v Chiefs at Westpac Stadium, Wellington. 23rd April 2016. Copyright Photo.: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby Round 3 Picks: All Blacks-depleted NZ teams to be challenged at home and afar by in-form overseas rivals

All five NZ teams are involved this week and up against overseas opposition. Lets see how much the TVNZ pickers know about the offshore competition...

CANBERRA, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 03: Tom Banks of the Brumbies celebrates with his team mates after scoring a try during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Sunwolves at GIO Stadium Stadium on June 3, 2018 in Canberra, Australia. (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images for SUNWOLVES)

Brumbies confident winless drought in NZ can end after big win over Chiefs and Pocock's potential return

"Knowing we put in a performance like that, the hard thing is backing it up."

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The Chiefs were pummelled in Canberra 54-17 last Saturday.

Chiefs veteran Stephen Donald says Brumbies thrashing 'a good wake-up call'

The Chiefs were pummelled in Canberra 54-17 last Saturday.

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Beaver reckoned he'd catch Damian McKenzie "in the last 60", after his gas was questioned by 1 NEWS' Stephen Stuart.

'Go check the numbers' - jovial Stephen Donald doesn't take reporter's dig at his speed lightly

Beaver reckoned he'd catch Damian McKenzie "in the last 60", after his gas was questioned by 1 NEWS' Stephen Stuart.

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Coach Colin Cooper revealed his plans to keep his stars healthy.

Retallick in, Lienert-Brown, Laulala out as Chiefs give All Blacks a rest

Coach Colin Cooper revealed his plans to keep his stars healthy.

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Guy and Stephen are back to preview the second week of Kiwi Super Rugby action.

Super Rugby Round 2 Picks: Can the 'flimsy' Hurricanes stun the Crusaders in Christchurch without their All Blacks?

A Kiwi classic is brewing in the south while the Chiefs and Blues hit the road for the second week of Super Rugby.

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The youngster impressed Colin Cooper in his Super Rugby debut last week.

'He is special' – Chiefs coach raves over rookie sensation Etene Nanai-Seturo

The youngster impressed Colin Cooper in his Super Rugby debut last week.

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The All Blacks' 2011 hero made his Chiefs comeback against the Highlanders last week.

'He's looking older each day' – Damian McKenzie hails return of Stephen Donald

The All Blacks' 2011 hero made his Chiefs comeback against the Highlanders last week.

Highlanders come from behind to edge Chiefs after late controversial red card

The Chiefs have gone down 30-27 against the Highlanders at FMG Stadium in Hamilton tonight.

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Sumo joined TVNZ1’s Breakfast to discuss all the storylines heading into the opening round.

Super Rugby Round 1 Picks: Can Ma'a Nonu and the Blues stun defending champs Crusaders at Eden Park?

It's a new season which means it's time for the TVNZ rugby buffs to dust off their crystal balls and pick some winners in the first week!

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Retallick will lead the squad solo to start the season until co-captain Sam Cane is back up and running again.

Brodie Retallick called other Kiwi Super Rugby skippers to get advice on being Chiefs captain

Retallick will lead the squad solo to start the season until co-captain Sam Cane is back up and running again.

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Captain Brodie Retallick said Beaver's previous experience with the club is helping get him up to speed.

'One kick and he's back!' Late call-up Stephen Donald fitting in seamlessly with Chiefs

Captain Brodie Retallick said Beaver’s previous experience with the club is helping get him up to speed.

Chiefs first five Stephen Donald makes a break during the rugby union match - Chiefs v Wales played at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on Tuesday 14 June 2016.

Copyright Photo: Bruce Lim / www.photosport.nz

Stephen 'Beaver' Donald returns for Chiefs, 14 years after debut

The 35-year-old has signed for the Chiefs as an injury replacement for first-five eighth Tiaan Falcon.

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