Rugby Mar 13, 2020

Hurricanes edge Chiefs on late penalty

Fullback Jordie Barrett kicked a penalty four minutes after the full-time siren Friday to give the Wellington-based Hurricanes a 27-24 win over the New Zealand Conference-leading Chiefs in Super Rugby. The Hurricanes carried the ball through 37 phases before winning a penalty for a late ...

Blues, Rebels earn Super Rugby victories

Rugby Mar 7, 2020

Blues, Rebels earn Super Rugby victories

The Auckland-based Blues beat the Wellington-based Hurricanes 24-15 Saturday in a Super Rugby match which will be remembered longer for its controversy than its quality. The Hurricanes were reduced to 12 men in the second half after prop Tyrel Lomax was shown a red card ...

Hurricanes blow away Sunwolves

Rugby Feb 29, 2020

Hurricanes blow away Sunwolves

Winger Kobus van Wyk scored three tries and fullback Chase Tiatia added two Saturday as the Wellington-based Hurricanes pummeled the Sunwolves 62-15. After conceding the first try of the Super Rugby match after only four minutes, the Hurricanes ran in 10 tries and earned a ...

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes, report claims

World / Politics Aug 26, 2019

Trump suggested nuking hurricanes, report claims

President Donald Trump suggested dropping nuclear bombs on hurricanes before they made landfall in the United States, Axios reported Sunday. During a hurricane briefing, Trump asked if it were possible to disrupt hurricanes forming off the coast of Africa by dropping a nuclear bomb in ...

Sunwolves squander big lead in loss to Hurricanes

Rugby Apr 19, 2019

Sunwolves squander big lead in loss to Hurricanes

The Sunwolves wasted some golden opportunities and failed to win their first night game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, falling 29-23 to the Hurricanes in Super Rugby on Friday. The teams went into the changing rooms with the Sunwolves leading the side from Wellington, ...