It’s time to take a look at our Super Rugby Pacific Team of the Season.
All Blacks head coach Ian Foster has full faith in wing Rieko Ioane to do the job ahead of the Bledisloe Cup clash against Australia on Saturday.
All Blacks utility back Rieko Ioane will play his 50th game for the Blues in their Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Eden Park on Friday.
Rieko Ioane is one of nine All Blacks released from the squad in order to get minutes for their respective team in the Mitre 10 Cup this weekend.
Blues centurion James Parsons will play his 100th Super Rugby match while Rieko Ioane also returns to the starting XV to face the Hurricanes.
In an exclusive interview, former All Blacks Sevens captain DJ Forbes hails New Zealand wing Rieko Ioane as the best finisher in the world.
The All Blacks will be without both centre Ryan Crotty and wing Rieko Ioane for the second Bledisloe Cup clash at Eden Park next weekend.