Neck surgery delays Ranger's return

1 month ago by Blues Super Rugby news

Powerful All Black winger Rene Ranger could miss North Harbour's ITM Cup campaign after having undergone neck surgery in France.

Parsons extends Blues stay

1 month ago by Blues Super Rugby news

Blues and North Harbour hooker James Parsons has committed to play his rugby in New Zealand until 2017.

Steven Luatua to lead Blues, Ihaia West at 10

2 months ago by TVNZ New Zealand

All Black Steven Luatua has been named to lead the Blues for the rest of the Super Rugby season after captain Jerome Kaino was ruled out with injury. Luatua, who could play his 50th game for the Blues...

Concussion forces All Black to retire

3 months ago by Rugby 365

Chiefs prop player Ben Afeaki has decided to retire from the game due to medical reasons. Afeaki suffered concussion in February 2014, during a Super Rugby match against the Crusaders. He was later...

Marcelo Bosch last gasp Quarter Final penalty sinks Racing Metro

3 months ago by Rugby Dump

Saracens defeated Racing Metro 12-11 in the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup this weekend, but only found victory with the final kick of the match.   An incredibly close fought affair...

Super Rugby flavour to New Zealand Under 20s

4 months ago by ESPN Scrum

New Zealand have named seven Super Rugby-contracted players in their Under 20 squad for a key warm-up tournament ahead of the Junior World Championship in June. The Junior All Blacks will travel across...

Walsh hangs up his whistle

4 months ago by Rugby 365

Steve Walsh, a rugby referee in the top category of rugby referees, is to end his career with immediate effect. The suddenness of the decision may lead to speculation of misbehaviour but it is in fact...

Kiwi reputations rubbed in the dirt

4 months ago by Rugby 365

There are a few reputations that were rubbed into the dirt of the North Harbour Stadium in Albany at the weekend . . . not that the New Zealanders would have noticed. You have to wonder why they...

Lions win basement battle

4 months ago by Rugby 365

The Lions came back from a half-time deficit to edge the Blues 13-10 in their Super Rugby Round Four match at the North Harbour Stadium, in Albany, on Saturday. It was the Lions' first win of the season,...

Preview: S15 Round Four, Part Two

4 months ago by Rugby 365

Saturday will be a day of milestones for front row forwards - with Keven Mealamu and Benn Robinson in the spotlight. It will be minor sideshows to the bigger events - a day of intriguing Super Rugby...