Semifinal clash should decide whether Barrett or Cruden will be Carter's successor.
Do we have justification for being so pleased with ourselves over New Zealand's rugby success?
OPINION: The ARU's flirtation with Hayne was the Matt Dunning moment of sports administration.
OPINION: Hurricanes have no better chance to shake off their reputation as Super Rugby's lovable losers.
OPINION: Outgoing Crusaders coach to announce future, and secret to Beauden Barrett's form.
OPINION: If the Crusaders want to play the blame game, they need only look in a mirror.
OPINION: Swing change means Kiwi now has the chance to win every week.
OPINION: Chiefs coach ready for test rugby, and now he has the motive when the next job comes up.
OPINION: NZ Olympic Committee defends the indefensible in backing IOC's buck-passing on Russia.
OPINION: England and Eddie Jones could be the best thing to happen to Steve Hansen.
OPINION: NZ Rugby makes the smart, and only move, in extending the All Blacks coach's contract to 2019.
OPINION: The Highlanders, Hurricanes, Lions and Chiefs have demonstrated they are the strongest and most consistent outfits.
OPINION: I've been thinking a bit about Super Rugby lately, writes Liam Hehir.
OPINION: Although it wasn't a thrilling battle for the yellow jersey, Team Sky's dominance of the Tour should be admired.
OPINION: The Highlanders are ready for any challenge after beating the Brumbies in their quarterfinal in Canberra.
OPINION: Sports lovers the losers in Olympics broadcast wrangle.
The Highlanders, Hurricanes, Chiefs or Crusaders - who's it going to be?
OPINION: Olympic snub is just the latest blow inflicted on women's golf by their male counterparts.
OPINION: You can either price Mahrez out of reach or rely on loyalty. Your call, Leicester.
OPINION: Great season Chiefs, but you're still a bit short of finishing among Super Rugby's greats.
OPINION: Doping scandal akin to a James Bond plot with fraud all across the Russian chain of command.
OPINION: Henrik Stenson returns from the depths to win with remarkable round at High Troon.
OPINION: Eels should suspend star player for rest of season.
OPINION: Four Kiwi teams in the Super Rugby finals, so who's the favourite to take out the title from here?
OPINION: All of the Australian teams need to employ a flatter attacking style, where everyone is running at the line and everyone is an option.
OPINION: The real menace to the cyclists and golfers is television and security.
Game picks, dumb tactics and MVPs, we look at the big issues ahead of Super Rugby's final round.
The Tour de France - a great sporting event or overshadowed by drugs? Katie Kenny and Ben Strang debate.
OPINION: It's fair to say fans won't miss him, but would they feel that way about a coach whose record is nearly identical?
OPINION: All eyes will be on Christchurch and Dunedin in what is otherwise a Super Rugby sea of mediocrity.