The pre-season cobwebs have been blown off and New Zealand's five Investec Super Rugby teams are set for the start of the 2013 season.
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"2013 looks set to deliver more of the type of game that is envied around the world - fast, exciting, colourful rugby..."
New Zealand teams have a break in the first round with only Australian teams playing at home this coming weekend.
Defending 2012 Super Rugby champions the Chiefs get their 2013 campaign under way travelling to Dunedin to face the Highlanders at Forsyth Barr Stadium next Friday night.
That's followed by the first big hit-out for Sir John Kirwan's new-look Blues team against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Saturday 23 February.
Speaking at the official launch of the 2013 Investec Super Rugby season in Auckland today, New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) Chief Executive Steve Tew said there was much to look forward to in the new season.
"2013 looks set to deliver more of the type of game that is envied around the world - fast, exciting, colourful rugby that continues to be an excellent platform for All Blacks selection."... Read More
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