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# tana-umaga - Friday 16 November, 2018

'There's a lot of nervousness, everyone is very wary of this Irish team'

Former All Black Tana Umaga says Saturday’s game against Ireland is seen as the perfect litmus test for Steven Hansen’s side.

# tana-umaga - Tuesday 13 November, 2018

'Hopefully this really seals it, that we have put this behind us and it is settled'

13 years on from the infamous spear tackle incident, Brian O’Driscoll and Tana Umaga are reunited in Dublin.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Blues show faith in All Black legend despite sitting bottom of Super Rugby

Tana Umaga has been retained as head coach despite a poor run of results.

# tana-umaga - Friday 11 May, 2018

Super Sonny Bill offload can't stop Hurricanes blowing away Blues Super Rugby This post contains videos

Super Sonny Bill offload can't stop Hurricanes blowing away Blues

The ‘Canes looked a formidable force as they took over at the top of the NZ conference.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Pressure mounts on Gatland's Lions as brilliant Blues win in style

Warren Gatland’s men were poor again as they suffered a 22-16 defeat at Eden Park.

# tana-umaga - Monday 5 June, 2017

Sonny Bill Williams helps Tana Umaga shut down talk of '05 BOD incident

‘If people haven’t put it behind them then they never will,’ said the Blues head coach.

# tana-umaga - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35 RIP

Former All Black Sione Lauaki dies aged 35

The cause of death was not immediately revealed but the powerful loose forward had apparently suffered from kidney failure.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Blow for Connacht as highly-rated skills coach Ellis signs for Blues

Tana Umaga and the Blues have lured Ellis back to New Zealand.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 18 August, 2016

'You look at the All Blacks and it's simplicity' - Leinster's Dempsey

The Leinster backs coach wants to see improved skill levels at the province this season.

# tana-umaga - Friday 26 February, 2016

Umaga's Blues came out on top of a terrific 7-try shoot-out to start the Super Rugby season

In Canberra, the Brumbies scored seven tries of their own to blow the Hurricanes away.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Spear tackle to 'sook': 10 years on from the O'Driscoll-Umaga debacle

It was an ugly scene when it happened and the aftermath did little to improve matters.

# tana-umaga - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Tana Umaga has landed a Super Rugby head coach's job

He’s got a tough job on his hands in Auckland.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Brian O'Driscoll nominates Umaga, Gatland and Prince Albert for ice bucket challenge

The Leinster and Ireland legend is the latest sporting figure to take part in the initiative.

# tana-umaga - Sunday 15 June, 2014

Sonny Bill Williams teams up with Tana Umaga as he plots World Cup comeback

The dual star will play with Counties Manukau and is expected to join up with the Chiefs next year.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Yellow for ROG, Wally's late try and hurt; the last time Munster played Toulon

The province’s defeat to the Philippe Saint-André’s men meant they failed to reach the knock-out stages of the Heineken Cup.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 19 February, 2014

Anthony Foley confirmed as new Munster head coach

The forwards coach has been given a two-year deal to replace Rob Penney.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Flashback: Spear tackle ends O’Driscoll’s Test captaincy after 40 seconds

The Irishman was located by Tana Umaga and Kevan Mealamu in the opening stages and singled out for rough treatment.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Tana Umaga claims horror tackle on O’Driscoll was overplayed

The former All-Blacks captain added that he and BOD have buried the hatchet over the 2005 Lions Tour incident.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 10 October, 2012

Rob Penney: It's humbling and nerve-tinglingly exciting to lead Munster into the Heineken Cup

In the week when ‘chillax’ arrived in Irish politics, the Kiwi coach is so eager for action that he made up a new word.

# tana-umaga - Thursday 26 April, 2012

Dream team: Galwey backs Umaga for Munster role

The legendary lock has called for a coaching ticket of Anthony Foley and Tana Umaga, saying: ‘We always need an outside influence in Munster’

# tana-umaga - Saturday 21 April, 2012

"He understands the Munster way": Simon Easterby backs Axel for top job

The former Ireland international will pit his forwards coaching wits against Anthony Foley this weekend as the Reds face Scarlets.

# tana-umaga - Wednesday 18 April, 2012

Opinion: Foley the obvious choice as Munster coach

The ex-Ireland international should benefit in the province’s job search, given the less-than-impressive alternatives, according to the lads from Whiff of Cordite.

# tana-umaga - Friday 13 April, 2012

'Get a life': Piri Weepu hits back at fans accusing him of gaining weight

The All Black and Auckland Blues scrum-half has copped some flak on Twitter for his side’s poor Super 15 start

# tana-umaga - Thursday 10 March, 2011

The weekly YouTube top 10 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

The weekly YouTube top 10

Another week, another seven days of sport online.