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19 December 2018 8:53 AM Ardie Savea signs new Hurricanes deal

Cape Town - All Blacks back-rower Ardie Savea has inked a new two-year deal with New Zealand Rugby and the Hurricanes, recommitting through until 2021. Savea, 25, said he was truly blessed to have signed with New Zealand Rugby for the 2020 and 2021 seasons. While it was a tough decision to turn down overseas offers, Savea said the chance to continue 47

11 September 2018 3:27 PM Florence could hit with punch not seen in more than 60 years

Hurricane Florence could inflict the hardest hurricane punch the Carolinas have seen in more than 60 years, with rain and wind of more than 209km/h. North Carolina has been hit by only one other Category 4 storm since reliable record keeping began in the 1850s. That was Hurricane Hazel in 1954. In comparison, Florida, which is closer to the equator and in line with the part of the Atlantic 48

31 August 2018 5:49 AM NZ Rugby buys back stake in struggling Blues

Wellington - New Zealand Rugby (NZR) bought back a private investor's stake in the struggling Blues on Friday after an independent review found the ownership structure was "unsustainable", the governing body said. NZR said it had purchased Bolton Equities Limited's (BEL) 40 percent stake in the Super Rugby franchise for an undisclosed fee and was on the lookout 33

02 August 2018 5:09 AM Crusaders back Bedwell-Curtis for Super Rugby final

Christchurch - Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has made one injury-enforced change to his starting line-up for Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Lions. Heiden Bedwell-Curtis starts in the No 6 jersey in place of Jordan Taufua, who broke his arm last weekend's semi-final win over the Hurricanes. The 27-year-old Bedwell-Curtis wasn't contracted 37

01 August 2018 7:33 AM All Blacks name extended training squad

Cape Town - An All Blacks wider training camp is being held in Christchurch over the next two days ahead of the Rugby Championship without Crusaders players. The Crusaders are busy preparing for this weekend's Super Rugby final against the Lions in Christchurch. The Hurricanes' Dane Coles will make his long-awaited return from injury as the most high-profile 33

21 July 2018 9:57 AM Crusaders too strong for error-strewn Sharks

Cape Town - The Crusaders saw off and error-strewn Sharks outfit 40-10 with a clinical performance in Christchurch on Saturday to set up a semi-final meeting with the Hurricanes. While the Sharks enjoyed plenty of decent periods in the game, they unfortunately made too many errors and missed too many one-on-one tackles as a highly efficient Crusaders 41

18 July 2018 10:50 AM Aussie website picks 3 Saffers in 'team of the season'

Cape Town - Australian website Fox Sports Lab has picked its Super Rugby team of the season with three South Africans making the starting XV. Stormers prop Steven Kitshoff, Lions hooker Malcolm Marx and Bulls lock RG Snyman are the three South Africans included. Of Kitshoff, the publication wrote: “The Springboks loosehead was in fine nick in his seventh 37

17 July 2018 6:50 AM Lions get Peyper for Super Rugby QF

Cape Town - South Africa's Jaco Peyper will referee the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Lions and the Jaguares in Johannesburg on Saturday (15:05 kick-off). Peyper will be assisted by compatriots Marius van der Westhuizen and Egon Seconds on the touchline, while Marius Jonker will serve as the Television Match Official (TMO). In the other quarter-final 54

17 July 2018 6:22 AM CONFIRMED: Kick-off times for Super Rugby QFs

Cape Town - The kick-off times have been confirmed for this weekend's Super Rugby quarter-final matches. The Hurricanes and Chiefs will get things started with the only game on Friday (09:35, SA time). First up, the Sharks will have it all to do when they take on the table-topping Crusaders in Christchurch. Kick-off for that one is at 09:35 (SA time) 36

16 July 2018 6:38 AM Barrett, Savea re-commit to Hurricanes, All Blacks

Cape Town - The Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby have received a huge boost with the news that Jordie Barrett and Ardie Savea have re-committed until the end of 2019. 25-Test Savea made his Super Rugby debut for the Hurricanes in 2013 and All Blacks Test debut in 2016, while Barrett made his Super and Test debut in 2017. He has played five Tests 43