Duncan Johnstone on Hurricanes

Blues expecting motivated Hurricanes line-up

Duncan Johnstone It may only be a Super Rugby warmup but the Blues are expecting a motivated Hurricanes team to turn up the heat in Whangarei on Saturday.

Ma'a Nonu linked with move to Toulon

Duncan Johnstone All Blacks star Ma'a Nonu has been linked to French club Toulon as the European champions ramp up recruitment ahead of next year's Rugby World Cup.

Barrett rejects Blues as Marshall looms

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Duncan Johnstone The Blues have ended their chase for All Blacks utility Beauden Barrett after the Taranaki No.10 decided to stay with the Hurricanes for next season.

Two weeks for SBW to make All Blacks impact

Sonny Bill Williams

Duncan Johnstone Sonny Bill Williams wasn't the only new face at All Blacks training yesterday - Chiefs halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow and lock Craig Clarke also joined the action in Auckland along with Hurricanes...