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Opinion: Blues go marching on in Super Rugby

A three-game Super Rugby winning streak culminating in a 24-15 victory against the dangerous Hurricanes in Wellington has confirmed the Blues’ long-awaited improvement. The latest,...

Super Rugby: Improved Blues face mighty Hurricanes

OPINION Having deservedly overcome the previously unbeaten Stormers 33-10 in Cape Town, the Blues face an even sterner test of their Super Rugby talent against...

Rugby: Beauden’s absence a farce

Watching the seemingly hapless Blues get swept aside by the Crusaders at Eden Park on Friday and witnessing the continued struggles of the Jonathan...

Ivan’s angle: Gatland’s Chiefs made of the right stuff

Coach Warren Gatland would have relished his Chiefs 25-15 Super Rugby win against Scott Robertson’s champion Crusaders in Hamilton on Saturday night. It proved his...

OPINION: Chiefs scrape in

  Having scraped into the Super Rugby last eight playoffs in seventh spot, the Chiefs once again showed the courage that has characterised their game. Written...

OPINION: Has Nonu stepped into World Cup contention?

If there were any doubts soon to be 37-year-old Ma’a Nonu was too old to play in this year’s Rugby World Cup in Japan,...

OPINION: Fans singing the Blues

Three consecutive Super Rugby wins have Blues fans singing their praises, with none better than their gutsy 24-9 home win against the Stormers. That latest...

Papalii extends stay with Blues

The Blues and New Zealand Rugby have landed two key player signatures with All Blacks Dalton Papalii and Patrick Tuipulotu committing their immediate futures...

Sonny Bill lifts his game

Having been promoted to captain, Sonny Bill Williams lifted his game to help inspire the Blues’ first Super Rugby victory of the season with...

OPINION: Nonu and SBW fail to fire

High hopes that the injection of coaches Leon MacDonald and Tom Coventry would lift the Blues out of Super Rugby obscurity are starting to...

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