The 2019 edition of Super Rugby gets underway this weekend and with the first fixtures being played on Friday, we continue our series by bringing you a comprehensive list of transfers which have happened in the New Zealand conference.
All five of the Kiwi teams have made changes this season but it is the Blues who have gotten rid of the most players for now.
Levi Aumua (Chiefs), Jed Brown (Tasman), Ezekiel Lindenmuth (Auckland), Ma’a Nonu (Toulon), Harry Plummer (Auckland), Marcel Renata (Hurricanes), Tom Robinson (Northland), Hoskins Sotutu (Auckland), Tanielu Tele’a (Auckland), Karl Tu’inukuafe (Chiefs).
Lyndon Dunshea (Auckland), Bryn Gatland (Highlanders), Sione Havili (Tasman), Terrence Hepetema (Bay of Plenty), Jordan Hyland (Northland), Matthew Johnson (Southland), Jerome Kaino (Toulouse), Antonio Kiri Kiri (Yorkshire Carnegie), Daniel Kirkpatrick (Auckland), Orbyn Leger (Counties Manukau), Pauliasi Manu (Sunwolves), Tumua Manu (Chiefs), Matiaha Martin (Counties Manukau), George Moala (Clermont), Ben Nee-Nee (North Harbour), Glenn Preston (North Harbour), Kara Pryor (Sunwolves), Isaac Salmon (Tasman), Mike Tamoaieta (North Harbour), Murphy Taramai (North Harbour), Tamati Tua (Northland), Ross Wright (Northland).
Jack Debreczeni (Rebels), Stephen Donald (Green Rockets), Tumua Manu (Blues), Laghlan McWhannell (Waikato), Ataata Moeakiola (Tokai), Reuben O’Neill (Taranaki).
Levi Aumua (Blues), Dominic Bird (Racing 92), Johnny Fa’auli (Toshiba Brave Lupus), Mitchell Graham (Taranaki), Luteru Laulala (Counties Manukau), Matt Matich (Northland), Liam Messam (Toulon), Tim Nanai-Williams (Clermont), Charlie Ngatai (Lyon), Declan O’Donnell (Waikato), Jesse Parete (Taranaki), Sam Prattley (Sunwolves), Toni Pulu (Brumbies), Jeff Thwaites (Bay of Plenty), Karl Tu’inukuafe (Blues), Regan Verney (Northland)
Whetu Douglas (Treviso), Ere Enari (Canterbury), Leicester Fainga’anuku (Tasman), Ngane Punivai (Canterbury).
Sam Anderson-Heather (Otago), Heiden Bedwell-Curtis (Hurricanes), Donald Brighouse (Otago), Wyatt Crockett (retired), Mike Delany (Bay of Plenty), Tima Fainga’anuku (Tasman), Chris King (Canterbury), Jone Macilai-Tori (Northland), Pete Samu (Brumbies), Sebastian Siataga (Bay of Plenty), Jack Stratton (Waikato), Seta Tamanivalu (Bordeaux).
Marty Banks (Docomo Red Hurricanes), Sef Fa’agase (Reds), Folau Fakatava (Hawke’s Bay), Bryn Gatland (Blues), Josh Iosefa-Scott (Waikato), Ayden Johnstone (Waikato), Ray Niuia (Tasman), Jack Whetton (Auckland).
Alex Ainley (Tasman), Guy Millar (Biarritz), Greg Pleasants-Tate (Canterbury), Dan Pryor (Sunwolves), Josh Renton (Otago), Fletcher Smith (Hurricanes), Lima Sopoaga (Wasps).
Heiden Bedwell-Curtis (Crusaders), Geoff Cridge (Hawke’s Bay), Du’Plessis Kirifi (Wellington), James Marshall (London Irish), Liam Mitchell (Manawatu), Billy Proctor (Wellington), Salesi Rayasi (Auckland), Fletcher Smith (Highlanders).
Jamie Booth (Sunwolves), Murray Douglas (Brumbies), Michael Fatialofa (Worcester Warriors), James O’Reilly (Wellington), Marcel Renata (Blues), Julian Savea (Toulon), Brad Shields (Wasps), Blade Thomson (Scarlets), TJ Va’a (Wellington), Nathan Vella (Canterbury), Ihaia West (La Rochelle).