New All Blacks prop Kane Hames and fast-paced winger Toni Pulu will continue their exciting rising rugby careers in Gallagher Chiefs colours, after committing to the two-time Investec Super Rugby champions. Hames has signed for the forthcoming 2017 season, while Pulu will don the Gallagher Chiefs jersey in 2017 and 2018.

Waikato and Counties Manukau have taken out silverware in the Jock Hobbs Memorial National Under 19 Tournament in Taupo, with Waikato winning the Graham Mourie Cup for the first time in history, and Counties Manukau winning the Michael Jones Cup for the second consecutive year. 

The 2017 Investec Super Rugby draw has been announced today, with an array of exciting home games for Chiefs fans to look forward to.

The Chiefs accept the NZ Rugby investigation findings released today, which found the allegations of sexual misconduct by players at post season events in 2015 and 2016 were not able to be substantiated on the balance of the evidence.