Waikato Chiefs

Five talking points in Super Rugby this weekend

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Chiefs demolish Sharks to win maiden Super Rugby title

The Waikato Chiefs powered to their first ever Super Rugby title on Saturday with a sparkling 37-6 win over the Sharks in Hamilton.

Chiefs jump to top of Super Rugby log

The Waikato Chiefs move to the top of the Super Rugby table, benefiting from a daring plan by the Crusaders, who beat the Stormers.

Highlanders prepare to battle to keep winning streak

The Highlanders look to extend their unbeaten start to the Super 15 in Wellington this weekend while defending champs Queensland Reds journey to SA.

Blow for Blues as Chiefs win at Eden Park

Waikato Chiefs dealt another blow to the Auckland Blue's title ambitions with a deserved 16-11 victory in a typically hard-fought clash.

Carter kicks Crusaders to victory over Chiefs

Dan Carter celebrated his new All Blacks contract by kicking 20 points as the Canterbury Crusaders stifled the Waikato Chiefs 25-19 on Saturday.

Chiefs make a stunning comeback to defeat Stormers

The Chiefs overcame a 17-point half-time deficit and capitalised on a controversial penalty try and yellow card to upset the Stormers on Saturday.

Crusaders put down spirited Chiefs

The Canterbury Crusaders continued to set the pace in the Super 15 competition when they put away the Waikato Chiefs 34-16 on Friday.

McAlister’s boot helps Blues to win over Chiefs

Luke McAlister slotted a 72nd minute long-range penalty to give the Auckland Blues a tight 16-13 victory over the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday.

Highlanders grind down Chiefs to remain unbeaten

Perennial Super Rugby strugglers the Highlanders continued their brilliant start to the season by beating the Chiefs 23-13 on Friday.

Waratahs back in play-off contention

The New South Wales Waratahs put their campaign to reach the play-offs back on track with an emphatic 46-19 win over the Waikato Chiefs on Saturday.

All Black Muliaina out for eight weeks

The Waikato Chiefs say fullback Mils Muliaina will be sidelined for up to eight weeks after breaking his thumb in a Super 14 match on Saturday.


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