The Brumbies stunned the Chiefs on Saturday in Hamilton to accelerate New Zealand’s sudden slide in Super Rugby Pacific.
The Chiefs ended a six-year losing drought away to the Crusaders when they scored a try after the final hooter in a thrilling Super Rugby Pacific encounter on Saturday.
The Blues spoiled Brad Weber’s 100th appearance for the Chiefs as they held on for a thrilling two-point win at Eden Park on Saturday.
The Chiefs got their Super Rugby Pacific season off to a perfect start, overcoming the Highlanders with a three-tries-to-one victory at Whakatipu Rugby Club.
Co-captain Sam Cane scored one of three tries as the Chiefs opened their inaugural Super Rugby Pacific competition with a 26-16 victory over the Highlanders in Queenstown on Saturday.
New Zealand Rugby has confirmed that captain Sam Cane signed a contract extension to stay with the All Blacks until 2025.
The Chiefs will move returning coach Warren Gatland into a new director of rugby position with this year’s head coach Clayton McMillan remaining in the role for the 2022 season.
It’s Aaron Cruden and Sonny Bill Williams against Stephen Larkham and Matt Giteau as the 2012 Chiefs travel to face the 2004 Brumbies in Game 16 of the Greatest Super Rugby Team tournament.
All Blacks centre Anton Lienert-Brown starred as the Chiefs claimed a 36-26 victory over the Rebels in Sydney on Sunday.
The Chiefs have had to extend their stay in Australia after their home game against the Rebels was moved from Hamilton to Sydney due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Victoria.