All Blacks captain Sam Cane has given an injury update after he underwent corrective surgery on his torn right pectoral tendon.
Damian McKenzie struck a long-range penalty in the sixth minute of extra time as the Chiefs beat the Highlanders 26-23 via the golden-point rule in Dunedin on Saturday.
The All Blacks may head into the Rugby Championship without captain Sam Cane, who has been ruled out for up to six months with a chest injury.
Damian McKenzie scored a self-converted try in the last minute of an enthralling contest to give the Chiefs a 15-12 win over the Blues in Hamilton on Saturday.
Take a look at this in-depth, visual analysis of Highlanders skipper Aaron Smith’s successful captain’s referral, a new law variation introduced in Super Rugby Aotearoa this season.
Hurricanes loose forward Ardie Savea, who is known for throwing exaggerated dummies, produced another entertaining moment during Saturday’s Super Rugby Aotearoa victory over the Chiefs.
The Hurricanes kept their Super Rugby Aotearoa title hopes alive with a bonus-point win over the Chiefs, who went winless in the competition following 8 successive defeats.
Follow the live action with the SA Rugby magazine team as the Hurricanes host the Chiefs in Wellington.
The SA Rugby magazine team’s Superbru picks for round nine of Super Rugby Aotearoa and round six of Super Rugby AU.
Aaron Cruden and Lachlan Boshier have been left out of the Chiefs’ final game of the season against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday.