NEW ZEALAND RUGBY UPDATE ON RUGBY IN NEW ZEALAND Following the New Zealand Government’s lifting of the coronavirus alert status to level 3, all rugby in New Zealand will be suspended for the foreseeable future. SANZAAR, New Zealand Rugby (NZR), New Zealand’s Super Rugby Clubs and the New Zealand Rugby Players Association

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Te Puna run hot on day of National Club Sevens

  For full day one results and day two draw visit: Bay of Plenty and Baywide Premier 15s champions raiders Te Puna ran hot on day of the National Club Sevens tournament at a sunny Jerry Collins Stadium on Friday. Te Puna emerged as the form team from the tough pool A

Hurricanes v Stormers Stat Attack

By Peter Marriott For the 17th time in 25 years of Super Rugby, the Hurricanes have lost their opening match of a new season. Their record of first-up losses is as follows:         Year Versus Home/Away 1996 Home 1997 Home 1999 Away 2001 Away 2002 Home 2003 Away 2004 Away 2007 Away 2008 Away 2009 Home 2011 Home 2012 Away 2013 Home 2014 Away 2016 Away 2018 Away 2020 Away Of the eight first-up matches won by the Hurricanes, just one of them was played at a home venue: against