Super 15 Wk 9 Chiefs hole the Sharks tank with good away win

Week Nine and the Blues just fell short at the Highlanders on Friday night losing a close match 30-27, the lead changed several times in this nailbiter but the home side held their nerve whilst the Blues gave up penalty chances to run it and possibly regret the decision now. Next up the Reds hosting the Stormers and it was the Stormers power into contact and belief in their … [Read more...]

Super 15 Crusaders unseat Stormers

Week Eight and more of the same for the Blues as they gift the Sharks a couple of interception tries to make it easy for them and go down 23-29. The other Friday game was a home loss as the Force could not cope with the Waratahs power and pace late on to lose a tight contest 18-23. First up Saturday was the mega clash with the Crusaders hosting the unbeaten Stormers. 18,000 … [Read more...]

Super 15 – Highlanders blown away by top Stormers, Blues bottomed by Rebels

Week Seven and another couple of surprises as the weekend opened with the Auckland Blues falling to the bottom of the log, thanks to a drubbing at the hands of the Melbourne Rebels everyone's pre-season favourites for the bottom spot. Rebels 34-23 Blues. Next up the Hurricanes and normal service was resumed as they smashed the much fancied Sharks on the road; Hurricanes 42-18 … [Read more...]

Super 15 Crash for Hurricanes, Reds and Bulls Wk 6

Week Six and some surprises given previous form. The Canes got done by the Cheetahs their first win on the road, the Reds and Bulls both failed at least they were away from home. The weekend started with the Highlanders giving a better account of themselves and winning 43-12 against the Rebels. Then we had the amazing Wellington show as the Hurricanes managed to hand the … [Read more...]

2012 Super 15: Week Five Report

Rugby back in Christchurch

Week five and it gets no better for us, our team the Blues fall short again and it is looking much like the last few years promise so much and deliver nothing. So much talent and nothing to show. So first tip and the Hurricanes spoil the party right at the death again, this seems to be the scenario for this season. Game two and the Rebels did for us another one point victory … [Read more...]