Four weeks into Super Rugby Aotearoa, NZME sports journalists - chief rugby writer Liam Napier, Sports Editor-at-Large Dylan Cleaver and renowned columnist Chris Rattue - analyse the future of the game in New Zealand and

Should the future of New Zealand's top rugby competition stay within our borders?

What has Super Rugby Aotearoa done well?


What could Super Rugby Aotearoa do better?

What is the biggest challenge facing rugby in New Zealand?


There were 26 penalties in the Hurricanes' win over the Chiefs on Sunday (one every three minutes). Is this strict refereeing approach good for the game?