Hurricanes back on track

By Jake Beleski [email protected] Hurricanes 41 Highlanders 15 Nine of the last 10 matches between the Hurricanes and Highlanders had been won by seven points or less, but the Hurricanes bucked that trend in emphatic style on Saturday night. The Hurricanes ran in... read more

Casualty list grows for NZ sides

By Jake Beleski [email protected] The 2017 Super Rugby competition is only three weeks old, but mounting injury tolls are already threatening to derail campaigns. The Highlanders are arguably going to be affected most, with Lima Sopoaga, Waisake Naholo and Tevita... read more

Ill-discipline haunts Canes

By Jake Beleski [email protected] CHIEFS 26 HURRICANES 18 Poor discipline and an inability to adapt to the pressure put on them by a physical Chiefs side consigned the Hurricanes to their first defeat of 2017 on Friday. The torrential rain played its part, but... read more

Crusaders’ comeback downs Highlanders

By Jake Beleski [email protected] You get the feeling this may not be the Highlanders’ year. The talk all week in the lead-up to their second-round match with the Crusaders was that they wanted less ball than they had in round one against the Chiefs, with... read more
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