Hurricanes

Hurricanes v Crusaders

Westpac Stadium, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Hurricanes down Crusaders with Blade Thomson sharp in attack

Blade Thomson tries to make a break for the Hurricanes against the Crusaders.

Lock Blade Thomson provided the finish to two counter-attacks to help the Hurricanes keep their Super Rugby play-off hopes alive with a 16-9 win over the Crusaders in Wellington.

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Chiefs v Hurricanes

Going nowhere: Aaron Cruden is tackled by Nasi Manu.

Waikato Stadium, Hamilton, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Chiefs revive Super Rugby hopes with win over Hurricanes

Back on track: Ben Tameifuna carts the ball up for the Chiefs towards Hurricanes forward Ardie Savea at Waikato Stadium.

The Chiefs snapped a three-match losing streak to keep their Super Rugby hopes alive with a hard-fought 24-16 win over the Hurricanes at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton on Friday.

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Rugby

Ma'a Nonu set for return to the Hurricanes

Force of nature: Hurricanes centre Ma'a Nonu.

Toby Robson Ma'a Nonu return and the confirmation of Beauden Barrett's decision to stay put are set to counter balance any fall out should the Hurricanes' Super Rugby play-off drought stretch into its sixth year.

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Rugby

Upset victory over Hurricanes gives Waratahs a second lease on life

Evasive: Waratahs scrum-half Nick Phipps slips through a tackle against the Hurricanes.

Georgina Robinson Pit two of the most exciting attacking teams in Super Rugby against each other and fireworks are guaranteed.

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Rebels v Hurricanes

AAMI Park, Melbourne, Friday 7.40pm (AEST)

Rugby union

Rebels' defence to be tested by Hurricanes

Tony McGahan says Bryce Hegarty will need to stay composed.

The Rebels know they will come unstuck if they try to match the free-flowing Hurricanes in their Super Rugby clash at AAMI Park on Friday.

Rugby Union

Wellington Hurricanes hand Melbourne Rebels another loss

Julian Savea of the Hurricanes is tackled by Mitch Inman and Scott Fuglistaller of the Rebels.

Melbourne Rebels left empty-handed as Hurricanes snatch 25-15 win in their Super Rugby clash.

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Hurricanes v Highlanders

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Friday 5.35pm (AEST)

Live scores: Hurricanes v Highlanders

Live scores as Hurricanes host the Highlanders.

Hurricanes v Chiefs

Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Live scores: Hurricanes v Chiefs

Live scores as Hurricanes host the Chiefs.

Rugby

Chiefs slip from top six with humiliating loss to Hurricanes

On the way up: Hurricanes players celebrate a try against the Chiefs.

Toby Robson Super Rugby's defending champions, the Chiefs, suddenly have some work to do after toppling out of the top six with a 45-8 loss to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday night.

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Blues v Hurricanes

Eden Park, Auckland, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Rugby

Jerome Kaino leads Blues to win over Hurricanes

Luke Braid of the Blues charges forward during the round 16 Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Hurricanes at Eden Park.

Jerome Kaino boomed out his All Blacks credentials as the Blues dealt the Hurricanes' Super Rugby playoff hopes a blow with a 37-24 win in Auckland.

Hammett sticks with stable Hurricanes team

The Hurricanes hope another stable selection will keep them on a Super Rugby winning streak when they face the Waratahs in Sydney.

Rugby

Wycliff Palu's return 'uplifting' as Waratahs face must-win game against Hurricanes

Fresh: Wycliff Palu back in full training with the Waratahs.

Rupert Guinness The impact of Wycliff Palu's return to the Waratahs' starting side extends beyond the trademark physicality and ball carrying capability that he brings to the side, says NSW prop Benn Robinson.

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Waratahs v Hurricanes

Allianz Stadium, Sydney, Saturday 5.35pm (AEST)

Waratahs v Hurricanes

Israel Folau

Ash Grey The Waratahs host the Hurricanes in a vital match for the home team.

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