The Highlanders thumped the Hurricanes in the final match of Super Rugby Aotearoa on Saturday, as co-captains Aaron Smith and Ash Dixon celebrated big milestones.
The CEOs of the four New Zealand franchises who were set to play in the last round of Super Rugby Aotearoa this weekend have responded after one of the two games was called off.
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.
Wings Kobus van Wyk and Wes Goosen have been selected in the Hurricanes starting lineup for their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash with the Chiefs in Wellington on Saturday.
Ngani Laumape hopes to recover in time to feature for the All Blacks in the Rugby Championship later this year despite requiring surgery after breaking his arm.
After a great buildup by the Hurricanes, Wes Goosen showed his pace to slice through the Crusaders defence to score the Try of the Week in round seven of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
A brace of tries from Wes Goosen and a solid kicking display by Jordie Barrett helped the Hurricanes put an end to the Crusaders’ unbeaten 36-game home run.