Super Rugby Aotearoa

Akira Ioane to start for Blues against Chiefs

Akira Ioane will make his debut in the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition after he was named in the starting line-up for the second round clash against Chiefs in Hamilton.
18 June 2020

Aaron Cruden returns for Chiefs for clash against Blues

Chiefs head coach Warren Gatland has made two changes for the second round clash of Super Rugby Aotearoa to be played against Blues in Hamilton on Saturday.
18 June 2020

Australia international Jermaine Ainsley to join Highlanders

Highlanders have confirmed the signing of Australia international Jermaine Ainsley ahead of the 2021 season.
15 June 2020

Video Highlights: Super Rugby Aotearoa Game 2 - Blues off to winning start

Auckland Blues started their Super Rugby Aotearoa campaign with a 30-20 win over Hurricanes at Eden Park in Auckland on Sunday.
14 June 2020

Blues hold off Hurricanes with 30-20 win at Eden Park

Blues managed to 16 points in the second half as they sealed a 30-20 win over Hurricanes in their Super Rugby Aotearoa opening game at Eden Park on Sunday.
14 June 2020

Warren Gatland left disappointed after his son 'Bryn' steered Highlanders to thrilling win

Chiefs head coach Warren Gatland expressed disappointment as his team was handed a one-point defeat to Highlanders in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin on Saturday.
14 June 2020

Video Highlights: Super Rugby Aotearoa Game 1 - Highlanders edge out Chiefs

The opening game of the Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament saw Highlanders edge out Chiefs 28-27 at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
13 June 2020

Highlanders edge out Chiefs 28-27 in Super Rugby Aotearoa opener

Bryn Gatland scored the decisive drop goal in the closing stage as Highlanders edged out Chiefs 28-27 in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opening game against Chiefs at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
13 June 2020

‘Hopefully I can put my best foot forward’ – Marchant on his development with the Blues

Harlequins’ Joe Marchant says he hopes he can put his best foot forward when he returns to England next month.
12 June 2020

Ardie Savea makes Hurricanes return for Super Rugby Aotearoa opener

New Zealand international Ardie Savea is set to make his first competitive game appearance since the World Cup last year after he was named on the bench for Hurricanes in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener against Blues.
12 June 2020

No Gray areas: Bright days predicted as Super Rugby Aotearoa begins

The players involved in the new-look Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament will “thrive on having the world’s eyes on them”, according to the Hurricanes’ Head of Physical Performance David Gray.
12 June 2020

Beauden Barrett to make Blues debut at fullback

Auckland Blues have named All Blacks star Beauden Barrett at fullback for their Super Rugby Aotearoa opener against Hurricanes to be played at Eden Park on Sunday.
12 June 2020

Highlanders include two debutants for Super Rugby Aotearoa encounter against Chiefs

Highlanders have included debutants Sam Gilbert and Vilimoni Koroi in their matchday squad for the Super Rugby Aotearoa clash against Chiefs to be played in Dunedin on Saturday.
11 June 2020

Brad Weber to captain Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa against Highlanders

Chiefs head coach Warren Gatland has named New Zealand international Brad Weber as the captain for the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener against Highlanders to be played on Saturday in Dunedin.
11 June 2020

TRU Podcast - Talking Super Rugby Aotearoa with Joe Marchant, Roger Randle, Dane Coles & Ollie Ritchie

Rugby is back! This weekend will see Super Rugby Aotearoa start between the New Zealand Super Rugby franchises and TRU are joined by Joe Marchant, Roger Randle, Dane Coles and journalist Ollie Ritchie to preview the new competition.
11 June 2020

New Zealand international Atu Moli to miss remainder of 2020 season

Chiefs will miss the services of All Blacks prop Atu Moli for the remainder of the 2020 season as he is set to undergo a hip surgery.
10 June 2020

Dan Carter's presence is a huge boost - Beauden Barrett

New Zealand international Beauden Barrett lavished praise on his Auckland Blues team-mate and All Blacks great Dan Carter ahead of the Super Rugby Aotearoa competition.
9 June 2020

Jordie Barrett doubtful for Super Rugby Aotearoa opener

New Zealand international Jordie Barrett is likely to miss out the opening game of Super Rugby Aotearoa for Hurricanes following an injury.
9 June 2020

Fans to witness Super Rugby Aotearoa games in stadiums as New Zealand lowers restrictions

Super Rugby Aotearoa will have fans in stadium in full strength as the New Zealand government has eased down all the restrictions created following the pandemic coronavirus.
8 June 2020

Conán O’Donnell on his southern hemisphere adventure

Leaving Connacht just over one year ago, Conán O’Donnell has been carving out quite the name for himself in the southern hemisphere.
2 June 2020