as mentioned in OPINION: Love to meet the genius who opted to start the Super Rugby season with the Rebels and Blues.
Super Rugby is back and starting with a bit of a whimperCHRISTINE CORNEGE/FAIRFAX NZ Hopefully Aaron Cruden will remember rugby’s a game and he should be happy to be well paid to play it.
Cruden’s won Super titles, a Rugby World Cup, presumably had a good time and been well-paid along the way.
READ MORE:* Blues opt for Ioane at centre for season-opener* Rennie: Highlanders hoodoo, ‘history’* More of the SuperSameSame* Super Rugby: Our picks* Blues trump Chiefs in pre-season* Karpik ready to rip into Super RugbyROB JEFFERIES/GETTY IMAGES There are few sights in world rugby more exciting than Waisake Naholo.
Beyond producing superb rugby, clashes between the Highlanders and Chiefs have gone a reasonable way towards deciding the title, in recent seasons.
Super Rugby transfers: Who’s in and who’s out for 2017 season
Super Rugby transfers: Who’s in and who’s out for 2017 seasonWe run through the Super Rugby transfers ahead of the 2017 seasonSuper Rugby returns to our screens on Thursday morning and there have been plenty of comings and goings during the close season.
Click on the video above to run through the Super Rugby transfers ahead of the 2017 season
Beauden Barrett shone for the Hurricanes as they won their first Super Rugby title last year and this season he will be joined by younger brother Jodie, who arrives from Canterbury.
Who’s in and who’s out?
All Blacks wing Nehe Milner-Skudder is also back from a shoulder injury, further bolstering their backline.
referring to Lions tour will influence New Zealand Super Rugby seasonGETTY IMAGES Aaron Smith and TJ Perenara will showcase their All Black aspirations on the Super Rugby stage in 2017.
Also we have the men on a mission, with Super Rugby their proving ground.
Can you make out that large shadow cast over Super Rugby for 2017?
READ MORE:* More of the SuperSameSame* Super Rugby: Our picks* Time to deliver for Blues* Highlanders hoodoo ‘history’Massive motivating force or destabilising distraction?
But which way does it go as the Hurricanes defend their inaugural title, and the Highlanders, Chiefs, Crusaders and Blues continue their pursuit?
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