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Opinion - The Crusaders fifth ultimate victory in a row was the culmination of an entertaining, controversial and often brutal second edition of Super Rugby Aotearoa, Jamie Wall writes. Video
Opinion - Finally, we had a weekend of three Super Rugby games in New Zealand - it's just a pity that the most meaningful one was a one off. Video
Opinion - The die was cast thanks to the Crusaders' win over the Blues yesterday, proving reports of the defending champions' demise are premature, Jamie Wall writes. Video
Opinion: The four teams involved in Super Rugby Aotearoa found another gear this weekend to produce the best matches of the season so far, Jamie Wall writes. Video
Opinion - Turns out maybe this year's Crusaders aren't quite the unstoppable force we all thought they were, writes Jamie Wall Video
Opinion: Our national game didn't do itself any favours last week, that's for sure. In what was a wild few days, story after story broke, knocking each other out of the news cycle on a better than…
Opinion - The Chiefs may have turned corner with their win against the Blues last night, but it's what is happening off the field that is the more intriguing battle, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - To borrow a bit of professional wrestling parlance, the Crusaders turned full heel yesterday, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Opinion - Two more games of Super Rugby Aotearoa and all we're talking about in the wash up is the officiating, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Comment - It had been a sad week for rugby news with the announcement of the postponing of the World Cup later this year dominating the cycle, [*Jamie Wall*] writes. Video
Opinion - This is about Los Pumas, representing a country devastated by Covid. Pablo Matera stood as a winner and leader of a team that refused to use any excuse for their situation, Jamie Wall write… Video
Opinion - As if democratic processes lately weren't giving us enough headaches, the Halberg Awards decided to annoy everyone as well, Jamie Wall writes. Video
Opinion: With the All Blacks convincingly retaining the trophy, hindsight may be hitting the Wallabies as badly as a Sunday morning hangover, Jamie Wall writes. Video
Opinion - Caleb Clarke has shown that the mould that makes All Blacks doesn't have to confine personality, and that what they do off the park is just as entertaining as what they do on it, writes…
After what seems like a veritable lifetime, Aotearoa's most outspoken sportsman will find himself back on the job tomorrow in Abu Dhabi as part of the main event of UFC 253, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Analysis - The makeshift competition inadvertently distilled what had been regarded as a bloated and unrelatable into a sleek, entertaining and rare commodity, writes Jamie Wall. Video
Analysis - School rugby is an exceptionally divisive topic, but for all the emotion that's flung around about the game losing its way, there are a few key details that often get lost, writes Jamie…
Analysis - The main talking point after the first two rounds of Super Rugby Aotearoa is not the Blues on top of the ladder, it is the amount of whistle we are hearing from the referee, writes Jamie…
Auckland got a couple of things it really needed today, the first being the rain that tumbled down in sheets. The second was a guy who looked happy to be getting soaked in it, Jamie Wall writes.
The new Super Rugby Aotearoa competition needs a new trophy to boot and Jamie Wall has a few ideas what it could look like. Video
Super Rugby Aotearoa will be played in empty stadiums - the last time that happened was in 1981 and involved New Zealand's fiercest rivals, writes Jamie Wall.
The new makeshift Super Rugby Aotearoa season will see a return to Sunday afternoon footy, Jamie Wall reports.
With no live sport on New Zealand screens, Jamie Wall went hunting to find what you can watch during the lockdown. Video
Opinion: If you are a serious rugby fan, there's this feeling you get when you realise the All Blacks are going to lose a test.
Opinion - The similarities between the All Blacks' game in the previous world cup and this time around are hard to dismiss, and Jamie Wall asks the question, how does 2019 edition stack up against…