Hurricanes

Brutal high tackle sees Chiefs reduced to 14 men in see-sawing win over the Hurricanes

The two teams will face off in a re-match in Wellington next week.

Chiefs to face Hurricanes in re-match that will have some extra spice after brutal clash

The home side threatened in the first half to pull off the big win needed to secure a home quarter.

Ben Lam runs to the try line during Rebels v Hurricanes, 2018 Super Rugby season, AAMI Park, Melbourne, Australia. 30 March 2018. Copyright Image: Brendon Asanka / www.photosport.nz

Ben Lam recalled to starting XV for Julian Savea as Hurricanes make three changes for Chiefs

After being demoted to the bench last week, the tournament's top try-scorer is back.

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett celebrates his try with teammate Kieran Read. Crusaders v Highlanders. Super Rugby, round 19, Wyatt Crockett Stadium, Christchurch, New Zealand, 6th July 2018. Photo Copyright: Craig Morrison / www.photosport.nz

Super Rugby power rankings: Defending champs Crusaders on top as play-offs draws near

1 NEWS NOW rugby expert Campbell Burnes takes a loot at who's hot, and who's not in Super Rugby this week.

Ngani Laumape bags brilliant four tries as Hurricanes outclass Blues

Powerhouse inside centre Laumape proved too hot to handle in a 42-24 win in Wellington.

Hurricanes second-five Ngani Laumape scores a try in the tackle of Blues' halfback Augustine Pulu. Round 18 Super Rugby match, Hurricanes v Blues. Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Saturday 7th July 2018. © Copyright Photo: Grant Down / www.photosport.nz

Ngani Laumape scores four tries as Hurricanes blow away lowly Blues

The Hurricanes defeated the Blues 42-24 in Wellington.

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen won't reprimand Jordie Barrett for being 'stupid'

"The choice to be out at 5am the week before a test is not a good professional choice," Hansen said.

Hurricanes' Jordie Barrett scores a try during the Hurricanes and Stormers Super Rugby match in Wellington on Friday the 5th of May 2017. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

Jordie Barrett mistakenly enters Dunedin property

Barrett and a friend reportedly mistakenly entered the property, apologised, and no charges had been laid.

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John Plumtree spoke about his side learning from their 24-13 defeat by the Hurricanes

Hurricanes need 'kick up the bum' after Crusaders loss, says assistant coach

John Plumtree spoke about his side learning from their 24-13 defeat by the Hurricanes

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The Hurricanes winger is taking part in the Islamic observance to support his wife.

Watch: Julian Savea explains why he's doing Ramadan – 'I'm still learning'

Savea is taking part in the Islamic observance to support his wife.

As it happened: Rag-tag Crusaders hold on for hard-fought win in wet conditions after physical clash with Hurricanes

The Crusaders have held off the Hurricanes in horrid conditions to take hold of the NZ Super Rugby conference despite having six All Blacks missing.

Jordan Taufua against the Blues

Crusaders enforcer Jordan Taufua ruled out of Hurricanes clash after injury in All Blacks camp

Taufua suffered a calf injury during ABs camp earlier in the week.

An ankle injury could see Barrett miss the Hurricanes clash with the Blues.

Centre Jordie Barrett's 'third favourite position' as Hurricanes ponder midfield options

Injuries to Vince Aso and Matt Proctor have left the Hurricanes short for their clash against the Crusaders.

Super Rugby Power Rankings: Jags on the prowl, 'Tahs snap trans-Tasman hoodoo

Crusaders and Hurricanes face off this week to determine top NZ side.

Watch as All Blacks hopeful Ben Lam destroys rivals on way to try line as Hurricanes edge thrilling encounter with Reds

The Hurricanes didn't have it all their own way in a high-scoring thriller in Wellington.

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Barrett revealed to media that the Hurricanes have kicking threats right across their backline.

'He does train it' - Jordie Barrett on Ngani Laumape's stunning cross field kick

Barrett revealed to media that the Hurricanes have kicking threats right across their backline.

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New Zealand Super Rugby sides now have a 39-game winning streak against Aussie Super Rugby sides.

'No NZ team wants to be the team that finally falls' - Hurricanes coach on trans-Tasman winning streak

New Zealand Super Rugby sides now have a 39-game winning streak against Aussie Super Rugby sides.

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The Hurricanes star said he felt it was important he do something in response to Folau's controversial tweets.

'Equality is something I'm staunch on' - TJ Perenara on speaking out on Israel Folau's anti-gay comments

The Hurricanes star said he felt it was important he do something in response to Folau’s controversial tweets.

'They don't fluster very much' - Tana Umaga concedes Hurricanes too good for Blues

The Hurricanes took a 36-15 win to compound the Blues' woes against Kiwi sides at Eden Park.

Gutsy Blues suffer another loss, dominant Hurricanes come out on top in gruelling NZ Super Rugby derby

The Blues have gone down 36-15 after a masterclass performance from the Hurricanes at Eden Park in Auckland.

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NZ Rugby's Chris Lendrum said he was surprised by the request from England Rugby, considering Shields hasn't played any rugby in England.

'I don't decide the regulations' - Eddie Jones defends Brad Shields' England selection

The Hurricanes captain is eligible for England through his parents.

Hurricanes' Brad Shields (R is tackled by Waratahs' Tolu Latu (Bottom) and  Sekope Kepu during the Hurricanes vs Waratahs Super Rugby match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday the 7th of April 2017. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

'I'm hugely grateful' - NZ Rugby release Brad Shields to be considered for selection for England's June Test against Springboks

The Hurricanes skipper is free to be selected in Eddie Jones' England squad for next month's Test series against South Africa.

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