Crusaders gear up for finals
Coach Todd Blackadder welcomes the extra time to rest his beaten-up players but says it will still be business as usual for much of the week.
Tahs smash fumbling Reds
The Waratahs juggernaut has powered on but not before the bumbling Queensland Reds exposed a worrying chink in their armour before the Super Rugby finals.
Crusaders get playoffs bye
The Crusaders will get a week off, while the Chiefs and Highlanders will both head on the road during the first week of the Super Rugby playoffs.
Resilient Chiefs still fighting
The Chiefs must now scale new heights if they are to achieve a Super Rugby three-peat, writes LIAM NAPIER.
Chiefs target Tepai Moeroa
Tepai Moeroa has been compared with cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams and is being courted by the Chiefs and Waratahs.
Highlanders put to the sword
Crusaders finish top of the New Zealand conference after a solid forward performance getting a win over the Highlanders.
Eyes on Super Rugby return
All Blacks management will be nervous as Super Rugby resumes over the next two weeks, with four physically demanding local derbies on the horizon.
ABs aim for <br>clean sweep
Heading into the third test with England, All Black skipper Richie McCaw says the team is motivated to make it a test series clean sweep.
All Blacks vs England - 3rd test
The All Blacks complete the clean-sweep of England in Hamilton
All Blacks vs England - 2nd test
The All Blacks try to secure the series victory against England under the roof in Dunedin.
All Blacks vs England - 1st test
The All Blacks open their 2014 international schedule at Eden Park
Chiefs <br>2014 season
The Chiefs attempt to make it a Super Rugby three-peat
So now the Hurricane era of the Hammer is over, what are we to make of it all?
Lionel Mapoe's hat-trick helped the Lions cap their most successful Super Rugby season with a 60-25 eight-try mauling of the Cheetahs.
With all the smiles on display at the NZ Sevens team naming, it was easy to forget about the shattered outcasts.
New Zealand rugby great Bryan Williams has lauded the long overdue decision to take the All Blacks to Samoa.
The All Blacks will play North Harbour and Northland in the buildup to their opening Bledisloe Cup clash.
Surprises were few and far between when Taranaki's national provincial championship squad was named.
Counties Manukau have retained the Ranfurly Shield with a 46-10 victory over Mid Canterbury in Pukekohe
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