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Blues V Lions – Review

Blues V. British and Irish Lions – Lions Tour of New Zealand – 7th June 2017 – KO: 8.35am – Eden Park, Auckland. The British and Irish Lions went into their game against the Blues this morning looking to make big improvements from their opening game against the Provincial Barbarians. A minutes silence was held prior to kick off for …

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Jordan Taufau could make an impact for the All Blacks

This Kiwi looks promising, with his power and speed it looks as though he could be making a big impact for his home nation quite soon. The 25 year old has made a habit of getting tries for his current and past club sides since he began his club career in 2012 for Tasman before moving on to play for …

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Keep an eye out for Rieko Ioane

  This Kiwi youngster is definitely one to watch. At only 19, Rieko Ioane is catching eye of many Super Rugby fans this year for the Blues. The up and coming All Black will look to cement his centre spot in the Blues squad after a good start to 2017 Super Rugby.

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Super Rugby Review – Team of Week 1

    Fans of Super Rugby will be thrilled to have the southern hemispheres premier competition back in action and can only be left wanting more after a jam packed rugby weekend. The pre-season prediction of the Blues being a team to watch proved true as powerful centre Rieko Ioane burst into the season with a hat-trick. The Hurricanes gave …

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2017 Super Rugby preview.

    The 2017 Super Rugby Season is here.   In just over a week the 2017 edition of Super Rugby will be back for the 21st year of the competitions existence. Fans can expect 142 thrilling games as the 18 teams from South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Argentina battle it out for top honours. 2016 saw the …

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‘A hooligans’ game played by gentlemen’ – Sportsmanship fading?

Our great game has always revolved around putting in everything you have and just as importantly, sportsmanship. This is why we were appalled by Pape’s display of diving against Edinburgh at the weekend, which wouldn’t fall short of earning him an oscar.  The Frenchman was ‘slapped’ by Edinburgh centre Phil Burleigh in the second half and was looked down upon …

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