Holding to processes key for the Blues

Concentrating on putting a winning performance together would be the key for the Blues getting their first win of the season when meeting the Lions at QBE Stadium in Albany on Saturday.
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Ihaia West

Women's Rugby in New Zealand continues to get Pasifika injection

“Get out wide, we don’t have any defence,” a young girl with a powerful edge to her voice demanded, and the only one not tied up in the scrum and ruck a moment ago obeyed the command on what was the last play of the match.
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Women's Rugby

Early jolt fired record-breaker Mealamu's resolve

Blues and All Blacks hooker Keven Mealamu has never forgotten one of the most shattering days of his rugby career.
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Keven Mealamu

Rene Ranger signs with North Harbour and the Blues

Explosive attacking back Rene Ranger is to return to the Blues in 2016 and will be available to play for North Harbour in the ITM Cup this year.
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Rene Ranger

Nine things the All Blacks might have noticed about the Six Nations

There have been nine matches playing in the 2015 edition of the North’s grandest international tournament, so we thought we should run through nine things that have caught the attention of many.
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Ireland England 2015

Venues confirmed for 2019 Rugby World Cup

A total of 12 venues will host matches across Japan at Rugby World Cup 2019.
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Japan Rugby World Cup 2019

Tom Taylor sets sights on France

Former All Black, and Crusaders and Canterbury utility back, Tom Taylor will sever his connection with New Zealand to take up a contract with Bayonne at the end of the year.
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Tom Taylor

Ireland lock in third spot

Ireland's victory over England in the Six Nations means they are once again the leading northern hemisphere nation in the latest World Rugby Rankings.
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Ireland 2015

Kiwi Jared Payne makes mark with Ireland

Former Blues and Crusaders utility back Jared Payne just upped his chances of playing for Ireland at the Rugby World Cup later in the year.
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Jared Payne and Robbie Henshaw

The Tight Five: Players we are beginning to notice

The season might only be three weeks in, but already some of the cream is rising to the top, with big names putting in equally sizeable contributions with less than a month of 2015 Investec Super Rugby played.
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Ma'a Nonu 2015

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