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Super pain continues for Australian clubs

The Waratahs' win over the Reds was the only round 10 Australian Super Rugby success, with the Brumbies, Rebels and Force all posting losses.

Blues inflict Super Rugby loss on Brumbies

The Brumbies have slumped to their third successive Super Rugby defeat, with the Blues beating them 18-12 in Canberra.

Blues seal bonus point late

Whitelock cited for alleged dangerous play

Crusaders skipper Sam Whitelock may be charged after a SANZAAR citing commissioner took exception to an alleged act of foul play against the Cheetahs.

Rebels hit Super low in big loss to Kings

The Melbourne Rebels have turned in a shocker against the Kings, losing their Super Rugby clash 44-3.

In camp: A captain's named for first match

Reece Hewat is announced to the team as the captain for the first match of the Oceania Rugby U20s Championship against Samoa on Friday. He is cheered by his team mates before rushing off for his first duty as captain, the captains call photo shoot.

Waratahs to build on thrilling Reds win

Back in the mix for the Australian conference title, the NSW Waratahs hope their win over the Queensland Reds can turbo-charge their season.

Reds do maroon proud despite loss to Tahs

Queensland Reds coach Nick Stiles believes his side played some of their cleanest rugby for the season despite losing to the NSW Waratahs on Saturday.

In Camp: Rivals come together on ANZAC Day

The teams arch rivals New Zealand were welcomed in to join the group for a special ANZAC Day presentation. It was a time for reflection for both sides. On day two Jack Maddocks shares with us how the team is gelling and who the pranksters are.

Force attack goes west as Lions roar

Less than 8000 fans turned out in Perth as the Western Force failed to score a try in their 24-15 loss to the Lions.

Hunt survives injury scare in Reds loss

Karmichael Hunt has been cleared of any injury after hobbling off the field on Saturday night following another quality Super Rugby performance for Queensland.

In camp: Come together on the Gold Coast

We go into camp with the Australian Under 20s on Day 1 as they prepare for the Oceania Rugby U20s Championship on the Gold Coast. Players form all over the country have come together to make up the squad to will play against Samoa, Fiji & New Zealand

Foley boots 'Tahs to crucial win over Reds

Bernard Foley kicked five crucial penalties as the NSW Waratahs snatched a last-gasp 29-26 win over the Queensland Reds on Saturday.

Rebels sharpen Super attack for Kings

The Melbourne Rebels are desperate to get their attack firing as they chase their first win in South Africa as they take on the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

In camp: Good start but plenty to do

The Australia U20s got a solid first up win against Samoa but are under no illusions about the improvement needed across the board. Go inside the sheds with the team on game day and see how they prepare for each half and switch focus for game two.

Record-breaking Highlanders crush Stormers

The Highlanders have smashed the Stormers 57-14 in their Super Rugby clash in Dunedin, a record margin of victory for the side.

Wallabies assistant welcomes coach funding

He helped the All Blacks land back-to-back World Cups and now Wallabies skills coach Mick 'The Kick' Byrne has welcomed the ARU's pledge to invest in coaching.

Lions win tough in Perth

The Lions held out the Force to notch up their eighth win of the Super Rugby season. The force trailed by two points, until an injury time try to Elton Jantjies sealed the win for the Lions.

Rattled Force intent on making a statement

The Western Force will be aiming to defy a horror injury toll and off-field dramas to post a win over the Lions in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash in Perth.

Volavola picked for Rebels at five-eighth

Ben Volavola will wear the Melbourne Rebels' No.10 jersey for the first time this Super Rugby season, replacing Jack Debreczeni against the Kings.

Cheetahs no match for Crusaders

The Crusaders remain undefeated in Super Rugby for 2017 after winning on the road against the Cheetahs. The Crusaders attack has been in fire and this match was no different, racking up a 48 points to 21.

Kerevi wants Reds to dominate like Maroons

Stand-in Queensland Reds skipper Samu Kerevi wants his side to approach clashes against the NSW Waratahs like it's rugby league State of Origin.

Test lock Broadhurst retires from rugby

Hurricanes and All Blacks lock James Broadhurst has hung up his rugby boots for the sake of his health.

Kings pile pressure on Rebels

The Southern Kings have run in six tries to none to smash the Rebels at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium. An injury ravaged Rebels side had no answer in stopping the Kings who returned home from a three week tour of Australia.

Injury-hit Force ring in rugby changes

The Western Force will be relying on a host of youngsters to get the job done when they face the Lions in Super Rugby.

Wallabies coaches on hand for Waratahs

Two member of the Wallabies coaching staff have dropped in to help the ailing NSW Waratahs ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby derby with Queensland.

Chiefs hold off Sunwolves

The Sunwolves have given the Chiefs an almighty scare in Hamilton but eventually gone down 27-20. Check out the best of the action right here.

Super Rugby preview panel for round 10

A preview of Super Rugby matches for round 10.

Force, Rebels in danger of player raids

A host of Force and Rebels players could jump ship in order to secure their futures overseas as the uncertainty surrounding their franchises drags on.

Waratahs: Full press conference

The Waratahs looked second best for much of their clash with the Reds at Suncorp Stadium but came away with a 29-26 win. Hear from coach Daryl Gibson and captain Michael Hooper at the post game media conference.

Phipps, Mumm to start for NSW Waratahs

Daryl Gibson has recalled Wallabies Nick Phipps, Dean Mumm and Sekope Kepu to the Waratahs' starting side for Saturday's Super Rugby derby with Queensland.

Moore returns, but Kerevi to skipper Reds

Stephen Moore is back in the Queensland Reds' starting side but won't assume the captaincy against the NSW Waratahs on Saturday.

Queensland Reds: Full press conference

The Reds showed glimpses of superb rugby in their narrow loss to the Waratahs but couldn't come away with the Templeton Cup. Watch the full press conference with Nick Stiles and Samu Kerevi.

Surgery puts Kaino Super season on hold

Flanker Jerome Kaino needs knee surgery, sidelining him for much of the remaining Blues Super Rugby campaign and casting doubt over his All Blacks readiness.

Force's Wallabies duo cut down by injury

Western Force stars Ben McCalman and Dane Haylett-Petty are battling injuries in the lead-up to Australia's Test window in June.

Foley's boot sinks Reds at Suncorp

A Bernard Foley kicking masterclass has punished an ill-disciplined Reds outfit at Suncorp Stadium. Watch all the highlights here including a vintage try assist by Quade Cooper.

Japan skipper Leitch signs for Sunwolves

Japan captain Michael Leitch says he will be leaving the Chiefs to play for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby.

Nanai Williams hoping to face Sunwolves

Returning from a shoulder injury to face the Sunwolves would have personal importance to Chiefs back Tim Nanai Williams.

Vintage Quade sets up Perese

It was some vintage Quade Cooper to set up Izaia Perese in the corner but it wasn't enough for the Queensland Reds against the Waratahs tonight.

Rugby's State of Origin may not happen

A proposed rugby union adaptation State of Origin won't be held this year and may be shelved due to an increase in Australian Super Rugby derbies.

Injury could open Wallabies door for Hunt

Karmichael Hunt has the chance to overtake Dane Haylett-Petty in the Wallabies pecking order with the Western Force fullback sidelined for at least a month.

Reds can't afford Super derby loss: Hunt

Queensland Reds fullback Karmichael Hunt says Saturday's Super Rugby derby against the NSW Waratahs will be season-defining for both sides.

Young Chiefs halfback in first Super start

New Zealand under-20 halfback Jonathan Taumateine will get his first start for the Chiefs after they lost their first picks to concussion and suspension.

ARU rejects Brumbies-Rebels Super merger

Australian Rugby Union has rejected a suggestion of a merger between Super Rugby franchises Melbourne Rebels and the Brumbies.

Waratahs must trust instincts, says Horne

NSW Waratahs back Rob Horne wants his struggling Super Rugby team to back their instincts and stop second guessing themselves

Aussies battling in Super Rugby mini-comp

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says Australia's battling Super Rugby sides are engaged in a mini-competition for just one finals spot.

State of Origin hate fires up Qld Reds

Queensland Reds are feeding off Karmichael Hunt's State of Origin hatred of NSW ahead of Saturday night's Super Rugby clash with Waratahs, Quade Cooper says.

Chiefs halfback banned for three weeks

Replacement Chiefs halfback Finlay Christie has pleaded guilty to stamping and will miss the next three Super Rugby games.

Force sweat on Haylett-Petty injury

The Western Force are hoping Dane Haylett-Petty's hamstring injury isn't serious, but scans will determine the extent of the damage.

Worst season looms in Aust Super Rugby

Australia is looking increasingly likely to have the minimum of one Super Rugby finalist for a second straight season after another weekend of wretched results.

Aussie women sevens third in Japan

The Australian women's sevens rugby team have finished third at the world series event in Japan after being belted 33-0 to Canada in the semi-finals.

Chiefs halfback to face SANZAAR judiciary

Replacement halfback Finlay Christie will front up to a judicial hearing on a stamping charge after the Chiefs' 16-7 Super Rugby win over the Western Force.

Late flurry sees Bulls overrun Cheetahs

The Bulls came from behind to defeat the Cheetahs 20-14 in Pretoria in Super Rugby on Sunday to close the gap at the top of Africa 1 conference slightly.

Rebels settle for Super draw with Sharks

Decimated by injury Melbourne are happy to be leaving Durban with any Super Rugby points following their dour draw with the Sharks.

Lions to be welcomed at Waitangi

The British and Irish Lions will witness a haka at the place the British Crown and Maori chiefs signed New Zealand's founding document.

Chiefs must improve to be among contenders

Chiefs coach Dave Rennie is under no illusions of where his side sits in a New Zealand pecking order boasting the pace-setting Crusaders and Hurricanes.

Brave efforts no longer enough for Force

Force coach Dave Wessels has had enough of brave losses and has called for more from his troops as they fight for their Super Rugby lives.

Force beaten by Chiefs in Super Rugby

Playing in front of their biggest home crowd of the Super Rugby season, the Force pushed the Chiefs all the way in a nine-point defeat.

Aussie women into Japan sevens quarters

Australia are undefeated and top their pool after day one of the rugby sevens tournament at Kitakyushu in Japan where they have advanced to the quarter-finals.

Crusaders stun Stormers in 8-try rugby win

The Crusaders have extended their unbeaten Super Rugby record this season to eight matches with a dominant 57-24 win over the Stormers in Christchurch.

Highlanders beat Sunwolves in Super Rugby

Despite looking rusty at times, the Highlanders have outscored Japan's Sunwolves by six tries to two for a 40-15 Super Rugby win in Invercargill.

Captain Hooper orders Waratahs to man up

Michael Hooper insists the NSW Waratahs' woes aren't the coach's doing and warns under-performing teammates will be exposed in a brutal performance review.

Sharks sniff bonus point against Rebels

The Sharks are eyeing off a valuable bonus-point Super Rugby win when they host the Melbourne Rebels in Durban on Sunday morning (AEST).

Canes make the most of shot at redemption

The Hurricanes have made good on one of two 'embarrassing' outings in their ultimately victorious 2016 Super Rugby campaign, thrashing the Brumbies in Napier.

Kings embarrass Waratahs in Super shocker

The NSW Waratahs have slumped to their most embarrassing defeat in Super Rugby history, a 26-24 home loss to the lowly Kings.

Hurricanes crush Brumbies in Super Rugby

The Hurricanes have stepped up their Super Rugby title defence with a crushing 56-21 victory over the Brumbies in Napier.

Force remain defiant ahead of ARU meeting

The Western Force say the ARU have no legal rights to remove them from the Super Rugby competition.

Rival teams trying to lure Force players

Western Force coach Dave Wessels says the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the franchise's Super Rugby future is a distraction, but his players are coping well.

Hurricanes to test the Brumbies' defence

The best defence in Super Rugby will come up against the best attack on Friday night when the Brumbies take on the defending champion Hurricanes.

Chiefs tweak Super Rugby line-up for Force

Coach Dave Rennie has made four changes to his starting side for the Chiefs' Super Rugby clash against the Western Force in Perth.

Rejigged Crusaders set to face Stormers

Coach Scott Robertson has made five changes to his pack for the Crusaders' ninth-round Super Rugby clash against the Stormers in Christchurch.

Few surprises in Gatland's Lions: Hansen

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen expects Warren Gatland's Lions to talk up an expansive game, but believes winning the battle up front will be their top priority.

Waratahs pumped to start Super revival

The NSW Waratahs are hoping a clinical 80-minute display against the lowly Kings can reignite their Super Rugby campaign.

Whitelock signs with NZ Rugby until 2020

Canterbury lock Sam Whitelock has committed to New Zealand Rugby for another three seasons.

Te'o's path from Origin to Lions tourist

Ben Te'o has been selected for the British and Irish Lions tour of New Zealand - just three years after leaving the NRL.

Lions selection as big as Origin win: Te'o

Ben Te'o says his selection for the British and Irish Lions ranks alongside winning a NRL premiership and playing State of Origin as a career highlight.

Ex-Maroons star Te'o named in Lions squad

Three years after helping South Sydney win the NRL premiership, former Queensland forward Ben Te'o has been named in the British and Irish Lions squad.

Boyd unfazed by Barrett's rugby binnings

Beauden Barrett's spate of yellow cards has left Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd unconcerned ahead of this weekend's Super Rugby clash with the Brumbies.

Shields to lead Canes against Brumbies

Brad Shields will lead the Hurricanes in his 76th appearance for the Super Rugby franchise when they play the Brumbies in Napier.

Horne back for 'Tahs v Kings, Mumm benched

The NSW Waratahs have welcomed back star outside centre Rob Horne for their Super Rugby home clash with the Southern Kings.

Brumbies' Mann-Rea makes Super return

Experienced hooker Josh Mann-Rea headlines two changes to the Brumbies' starting line-up to face the Hurricanes in Napier.

Brumbies veteran Fardy's year of learning

Brumbies veteran Scott Fardy says the club's young players are teaching him to play a less structured style of rugby.

Super Rugby debacle no shock: Scott Fardy

Wallabies backrower Scott Fardy says he hopes rugby can learn from the ongoing saga which has engulfed the future of Super Rugby.

Brumbies bid to slow down Super Hurricanes

Brumbies co-captain Sam Carter says his side will focus on shutting down the Hurricanes' offload channels in Friday night's Super Rugby clash in Napier.

Drew Mitchell to retire from rugby

Former Wallabies winger Drew Mitchell has announced he will hang up the boots next month at the end of the French Top 14 season.

Aussies finish fourth at Singapore Sevens

Australia stunned series leaders South Africa but finished fourth at the Singapore Sevens after losses to the United States and England.

Rebels breathe life into Super Rugby

The Melbourne Rebels' win over the Brumbies has not only sent a statement to the ARU but also breathed life into the Australian conference finals race.

Timani cops four-week Super Rugby ban

Melbourne Rebels back-rower Lopeti Timani has been suspended for four weeks by the Super Rugby judiciary for a knee to the head of Brumbies lock Rory Arnold.

Chiefs claim bonus-point win over Cheetahs

The Waikato Chiefs have earned a huge come from behind victory over the Cheetahs in Super Rugby action.

Reds coach sees big rugby future for Mafi

Queensland Super Rugby coach Nick Stiles says young hooker Alex Mafi can become a dominant figure for the Reds.

Effort and emotion keys to Rebels victory

The embattled Melbourne Rebels are keen to focus on improvement after breaking their duck in their Super Rugby win over the Brumbies.

Australia dominate at Singapore Sevens

Australia have won their three pool matches at rugby's Singapore Sevens to progress to the quarter-finals.

Rebels stun Brumbies in rugby thriller

Reece Hodge has booted the Rebels to their first Super Rugby win of 2017, downing the Brumbies 19-17 in a thriller in Melbourne.

Abbott double sets up Hurricanes rugby win

Lock Mark Abbott has scored a brace for the Hurricanes who have finished strongly to edge the Blues 28-24 in a helter skelter Super Rugby clash at Eden Park.

Reds overcome Kings in Super Rugby

George Smith capped his 150th Super Rugby appearance with a try in the Queensland Reds' 47-34 victory over the Kings on Saturday.

Rebels seek ARU compo on Super Rugby plans

The Melbourne Rebels have rejected the ARU's right to axe them from the reduced Super Rugby competition next year and intend to seek compensation.

Crusaders crush Sunwolves in Super Rugby

The Crusaders have outplayed the visiting Sunwolves, running in eight tries for a 50-3 Super Rugby win.

George Smith to log 150th Super Rugby game

Champion Queensland Reds flanker George Smith will notch his 150th Super Rugby game in a week when a new appearance record for the competition was set.

Wallabies can believe, says Cheika

Michael Cheika is using his powers of motivation and the mantra of a billionaire businessman to convince the Wallabies they can win back the Bledisloe Cup.

Cooper to add spark to Reds rugby side

The return from suspension of five-eighth Quade Cooper is set to add some attacking spark to the Queensland Reds' Super Rugby side on Saturday.

Rebels hunt shock Super win over Brumbies

The winless Melbourne Rebels meet the conference-leading Brumbies in potentially their last game before the ARU decides their fate.

Brumbies aim to keep Super squad together

The Brumbies will aim to retain the core of their current list amid an uncertain player market set to be sparked by the axing of an Australian Super Rugby team.

Chiefs brace for Cheetahs backlash

With their Super Rugby future under threat, the Cheetahs will come out firing against the Chiefs in Bloemfontein, assistant coach Andrew Strawbridge expects.

Williams-Ioane pairing adds spark to Blues

Coach Tana Umaga is looking for the Sonny Bill Williams-Rieko Ioane midfield combination to add extra spark for the Blues against the Hurricanes.

Wallabies captain told to lift his game

Wallabies captain Stephen Moore has been told to lift his game, with Michael Cheika refusing to guarantee the hooker a start for Australia's first Test of 2017.

Haylett-Petty going nowhere, says Cheika

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika is confident Dane Haylett-Petty will transition to another Australian franchise if the Western Force are cut from Super Rugby.

Rebels confront Super Rugby speculation

Melbourne Rebels coach Tony McGahan says there's just as much passion for rugby union around his club than any other as they face the Super Rugby axe.

Three changes for Brumbies to face Rebels

Brumbies co-captain Sam Carter will return to the Super Rugby side to face the Rebels, while Kyle Godwin and Jordan Smiler are both out injured.

Savea brothers back to boost Hurricanes

There is no Dane Coles for the Hurricanes, but the Savea brothers and Vince Aso will face the Blues in their Super Rugby clash.

Franchises were too costly: ARU chairman

ARU Chairman Cameron Clyne says the board would much rather be putting money in to the grass roots of rugby union than its Super Rugby franchises.

Skipper Moore out, Cooper back for Reds

Quade Cooper admits a three week ban was tough but believes it has helped him pinpoint what has been going so wrong for the Queensland Reds.

SBW sole Blues change for Hurricanes

Blues coach Tana Umaga has made just the one change for the Super Rugby clash with the Hurricanes, bringing Sonny Bill Williams in to the starting XV.

SBW, NZ rugby reach sponsorship agreement

Sonny Bill Williams will be able to promote a child support agency instead of BNZ after he taped over the bank's logo in his first Super Rugby game.

SBW gets permission to cover bank logo

Sonny Bill Williams will be able to play with the Bank of New Zealand logo taped over after the NZRU agreed to his request on conscientious grounds.

Ranting Alan Jones lets rip at ARU board

Former Wallabies coach Alan Jones has delivered a scathing attack on the ARU board in a radio rant on his breakfast program.

Quade Cooper back with big job for Reds

Karmichael Hunt says Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper's return from suspension can't come soon enough ahead of Saturday's Super Rugby clash with Southern Kings.

Kieran Read returns at No.8 for Crusaders

Kieran Read will continue his return from wrist surgery when he lines up at No.8 for the Crusaders in their Super Rugby match against the Sunwolves.

Karmichael Hunt wants to stay a Qld Red

Off-contract Karmichael Hunt admits Super Rugby players' future is up in the air but is certain his lies with the Queensland Reds.

Delayed Super axe hurting players: RUPA

RUPA chief executive Ross Xenos says further uncertainty for the Western Force and Melbourne Rebels will take a further toll on the clubs' players.

Rebels confident despite rugby frustration

Either the Rebels or the Western Force will be cut from Super Rugby but there's no ill-will coming from Melbourne towards their Perth-based rivals.

Toua, Butler keen to stick with Brumbies

Brumbies duo Aidan Toua and Jarrad Butler have announced they want to stay with the club beyond 2017, as the Australian Super Rugby player market intensifies.

Brumbies bracing for under-fire Rebels

Brumbies back-rower Jarrad Butler expects the Melbourne Rebels to come out firing in their Super Rugby clash as the club faces being cut from the competition.

ARU delays axing decision on Force, Rebels

The ARU is giving the Western Force and Melbourne Rebels more time to state their case for Super Rugby survival before deciding which franchise will be cut.

Secure Brumbies can finally move on

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says it's a welcome relief that his club's Super Rugby future has been secured, but he feels for the Western Force and Melbourne.

RugbyWA board in legal action against ARU

With the Western Force looming as the team most likely to be cut from the Super Rugby competition, RugbyWA is taking legal action against the ARU.

ARU plays it safe with SANZAAR partners

The ARU says it would have been dangerous to threaten SANZAAR about pulling out of the Super Rugby competition.

Rebels criticise rugby bodies over process

The Melbourne Rebels says it's business as usual as they await word this week on their future in Super Rugby.

Pulver plans to stay on as ARU boss

Embattled ARU chief Bill Pulver says he'd step straight down if he felt someone else was better equipped to steer Australian rugby out of its state of turmoil.

ARU to axe Force or Rebels this week

The Western Force and Melbourne Rebels will know which of them is to get the chop within three days, says the Australian Rugby Union.

Kepu suspended for one Super Rugby game

NSW prop Sekope Kepu has been suspended for one Super Rugby match.

Force urge ARU to consider more than money

Western Force chief Mark Sinderberry is imploring the ARU to consider more than financial factors when deciding which Australian Super Rugby franchise is cut.

Aussies third, Fiji win 7s in Hong Kong

Australia have enjoyed a successful Hong Kong Sevens, finishing third at the coveted rugby tournament while Fiji took out the title.

Super Rugby's back-to-the-future new look

How Super Rugby's new format will work from next season.

ARU slammed for culling Super Rugby team

After SANZAAR announced an Australian team will be cut from Super Rugby, Australian Players' Union boss Ross Xenos has slammed the the ARU.

Force edge Kings in 12-try thriller

The Western Force have scored six tries to edge past the Southern Kings in an entertaining Super Rugby match at nib Stadium.

SBW's bank sponsor logo objection

Sonny Bill Williams has lodged a conscientious objection, having covered up a bank sponsor's logo on his jumper in his Super Rugby return for the Blues.

Super Rugby's Rebels or Force to be axed

Super Rugby will be cut from 18 teams to 15 after this season, governing body SANZAAR has announced.

Brumbies keen to attack rest of Super year

ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says he hopes his side can maintain their attacking momentum after hammering the Queensland Reds 43-10.

Drained Reds aim to break Super drought

Queensland Reds coach Nick Stiles says a tough schedule has contributed to his side's six consecutive Super Rugby losses.

Brumbies hand Super beating to Queensland

The Brumbies have thrashed the Queensland Reds 43-10 in Canberra to set up a bonus-point win which increases their lead in the Australian conference.

Blues squander lead in loss to Highlanders

Sonny Bill Williams makes his return to Super Rugby in a losing cause as the Highlanders win a rugged affair 26-20 over the Blues.

Red-carded Barrett to face judiciary

The Hurricanes hope Beauden Barrett's red card against the Waratahs won't result in a Super Rugby ban.

Waratahs to fight on despite another loss

The NSW Waratahs' woes have been compounded by prop Sekope Kepu needing to front a foul play committee for receiving three yellow cards this Super Rugby season.

Force, Kings have survival on their minds

The Western Force will be bolstered by the return of skipper Ben McCalman for Sunday's clash with the Southern Kings in Perth.

Brumbies win would make Sio a happy camper

Wallabies prop Scott Sio is hopeful a Brumbies win can give him a boost before he links up with Michael Cheika's national camp on Sunday.

Hurricanes down Waratahs in Super Rugby

The defending champion Hurricanes have piled on six tries to defeat the NSW Waratahs 38-28 in their Super Rugby clash in Wellington.

Force still in Super Rugby limbo

The future of the Super Rugby competition remains in limbo and Western Force coach Dave Wessels hopes the delay will help his team escape the axe.

Brumbies hunt for another Super derby win

The ACT Brumbies will be looking for their 10th consecutive victory over Australian opposition when they face Queensland in Canberra.

All Blacks skipper Read to play club rugby

All Blacks skipper Kieran Read should draw a crowd when he makes his first appearance of the year in the unpretentious surrounds of Christchurch club rugby.

Force shares go on sale for $1000 each

The Western Force want to become Australia's premier publicly-owned franchise, and they're selling shares for $1000 in a bid to raise at least $5 million.

Time for rugby boss Pulver to go: Dwyer

World Cup-winning Wallabies coach Bob Dwyer says time is up for ARU boss Bill Pulver as Australian rugby experiences its gloomiest era in years.

Waratahs plotting hit-and-run job on Canes

The NSW Waratahs believe spending only one night in New Zealand is the secret to halting the domination of Kiwi Super Rugby teams in 2017.

Brumbies rest skipper Carter against Reds

Flanker Scott Fardy will captain the Brumbies in their Super Rugby clash with the Reds, with regular skipper Sam Carter rested.

Rejuvenated Sonny Bill itching to return

Sonny Bill Williams will make his Blues Super Rugby debut after an eight-month injury break confident that he's nearing the best form of his career.

Waratahs coach's challenge to Skelton

The NSW Waratahs are expecting London-bound Wallabies star Will Skelton to produce a big last Super Rugby season in Sydney.

Frisby, Ready dropped in Qld Reds shake-up

Queensland Reds insist Nick Frisby and Andrew Ready were dropped for on-field issues, despite a report that they went drinking and missed a recovery session.

Hurricanes drop Savea; Jane in first start

The Hurricanes have made four changes to their starting XV for the Waratahs clash, including dropping All Blacks winger Julian Savea.

Foley back for Waratahs' Super acid test

Test star Bernard Foley returns as giant winger Taqele Naiyaravoro earns his first Super Rugby start of the year for the NSW Waratahs against the Hurricanes.

Rugby's golden girls happy to carry code

They're the one bright spot in Australian rugby right now and as far as Charlotte Caslick is concerned, the women's sevens team is happy to carry that burden.

Wallabies giant Skelton off to England

Wallabies and Waratahs lock Will Skelton has turned his back on Australian rugby, having signed a two-year deal with English Premiership club Saracens.

Force halfback ruled out for season

Western Force halfback Ryan Louwrens has been ruled out for the rest of the season after scans revealed he tore the ACL in his knee against the Blues.

We can still push for title, say Waratahs

The NSW Waratahs view Friday night's clash with the defending champion Hurricanes in Wellington as a true test of their 2017 Super Rugby title credentials.

Moore's inside info no advantage: Brumbies

Brumbies winger Andrew Smith believes major changes since last year will limit former skipper Stephen Moore's ability to give inside information to the Reds.

Carter and Rokocoko cleared of doping

The French Anti-Doping Agency clears Dan Carter and Joe Rokocoko of any wrongdoing after the former All Blacks tested positive to using a corticosteroid.

Force's unclear future a worry for players

The Western Force have shown signs of improvement on the field this season, but their rebuild will be pointless if the franchise is axed at the end of the year.

Ardie Savea to miss Waratahs match

Explosive Hurricanes loose forward Ardie Savea faces a week on the Super Rugby sidelines, which comes at the perfect time for the NSW Waratahs.

Alan Jones wants trans-Tasman rugby comp

Former Australian rugby coach Alan Jones says Super Rugby is too big and too expensive.

Tackle earns Fa'auli four-week Super ban

Chiefs centre Jonathan Fa'auli will miss his side's tour of South Africa and Australia after being suspended for four weeks by the SANZAAR judiciary.

Defiant Waratahs not throwing in the towel

The NSW Waratahs continue to believe they can revive their Super Rugby season despite winning only two of their first six games in 2017.

New Zealand in Super sweep over Australia

New Zealand's dominant Super Rugby teams have completed a weekend clean sweep over Australia's struggling sides.

Crusaders put Waratahs to the sword

The Crusaders have consigned the NSW Waratahs to their fourth loss of the season with a 41-22 Super Rugby win at Allianz Stadium.

Spectacular try fail from Wasps' Le Roux

South African Willie Le Roux has dropped the ball diving over the tryline unopposed in Wasps' 32-17 Champions Cup quarter-final loss to Leinster.

Chiefs centre Fa'auli cited for tackle

The SANZAAR judiciary will investigate a tackle from Chiefs inside centre Jonathan Fa'auli against the Bulls.

Stormers chalk up 50 against Cheetahs

Sikhumbuzo Notshe grabbed a hat-trick of tries as a rampant Stormers side overwhelmed South African rivals the Cheetahs with a bonus-point 53-10 victory.

Stiles sick of courageous Reds defeats

The Queensland Reds are improving but coach Nick Stiles has made it clear courageous losses like Saturday night's defeat to the Hurricanes won't cut it.

Hurricanes too good for dogged Qld Reds

The Queensland Reds huffed and puffed but have been blown away by Super Rugby champions the Hurricanes 34-15.

Blues beat brave Force in Auckland

The Western Force have ended a tumultuous week with a hard-fought 24-15 Super Rugby loss to the Blues in Auckland.

Rebels hope to rebound after Super bye

Melbourne hope they can rebound into the Super Rugby winner's circle after the bye following yet another disappointing loss.

Waratahs to put Crusaders to the sword

The NSW Waratahs hope to put on a show for their loyal fans with a stylish victory over undefeated Super Rugby leaders the Crusaders on Sunday.