Chiefs saw off a late Queensland Reds threat with a two-point win despite being down to 14 men with five minutes left

It was a terrific close match-up between the two sides that kickstarted Week 11 of the 2022 Super Rugby Pacific after 80 minutes of play. The first-half run saw the Queensland Reds & Chiefs share the lead at half-time, 13-13. Chiefs continued their resurgence where they regained top spot, while the Reds fought back as …

Rugby News Australia, Top 3 players from the Queensland Reds v Chiefs Game in RD11 of 2022 Super Rugby Pacific

Pita Sowakula put in a fantastic display at Number 8 for the Chiefs tonight. He demonstrated so much physicality alongside his tall stature, which gave the Reds a tough time along the way on their home turf at Suncorp Stadium. Sowakula handled the scrummaging like spiderman when the Reds weren’t communicating well before he was …

Rugby News Australia, Waratahs nearly overcame messy 1st half spell but the Chiefs simply too good to pull off at AAMI Park

It was a high-scoring game between the Chiefs & Waratahs where it kickstarted the three-day Super Round weekend at AAMI Park in Melbourne last night. Waratahs were lucky to have recovered from their messy first-half spell at 30-17 after the break when Jake Gordon’s 2nd TRY almost overtook the Chiefs for the lead in the …

Rugby News, Top 3 players from the Chiefs v Waratahs Game in RD10 of 2022 Super Rugby Pacific

There is one word to describe Jonah Lowe’s performance; that is simply unbelievable! He scored up to four tries for the Chiefs last night on the right wing, especially in the 2nd half with a hat-trick spell. He was also blessed to be called upon for the the Chiefs when they were almost overtaken for …

2022 Super Rugby Pacific Preview

2022 is a big shakeup for super rugby. The competition includes three new teams and is now exclusive to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Islands. Despite the changes, this season should still be incredibly exciting. Australian Teams The closest thing we have had to super rugby over the last three years was the Super …

Rugby News, The Chiefs rearrange coaching system with Clayton McMillan installed as full-time head coach & Warren Gatland into the director of rugby role

Wow!! An incredible decision by The Chiefs who will keep the faith with Clayton McMillan as head coach next season, having helped turn from a winless 2020 to being the Top 2 finalists earlier this year in Super Rugby Aotearoa. There’s no need to change a winning formula that’s going to benefit the team’s long-term …

Rugby News, 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Week 5 Saturday Summary

It may be difficult for me to keep up with a few sporting events at the same time in a busy weekend which is so huge to cover so had to rest up at times with managing my body. But I will put in a summary of what we have seen so far from Week …

Rugby News, 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman RD3: Reds v Chiefs Report

Reds fired off with a great start in Townsville. Chiefs on the other hand have been good defensively. But struggled with the ill-discipline. Such as the deliberate fumble from Chase Tiatia. While Queensland were under advantage. That cost the away team a penalty TRY. Tiatia was instantly given a yellow card by the referee. He …

Rugby News, 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman RD3: Top 3 players from the Reds v Chiefs Game

Isaac Henry has given a fresh new option in the midfield. Where he plays on the inside centre. After Hamish Stewart was inconsistent at times. As well as Jordan Petaia remains sidelined. I think it would be injury. Despite seeing this combo worked well with Hunter Paisami. That was during the Reds winning streak. At …

Rugby News, 2021 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman RD2: Chiefs v Brumbies Report

The Chiefs fired off well with the first serve of points accrued off the successful line-out/maul. Courtesy of Tupou Vaa’I on the second row. ACT Brumbies did bounce back not long later. When Len Ikitau scored the first five points to level the score after 12 minutes. But for the majority the away team struggled …