Waratahs stun Chiefs

Israel Folau scored a double as the Waratahs stunned the Chiefs in Sydney on Friday night.

1:32 AM  New Zealand conference leaders upset by Australian conference leaders in a try-fest.

Canes see off Highlanders video

Hurricanes' Ardie Savea makes a break.

Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

Sopoaga's cheeky kick video

Lima Sopoaga slides in for a try despite the presence of Hurricanes loose forward Victor Vito.

Watch Highlanders No 10's audacious overhead chip against Hurricanes.

Crusaders wary of Blues

Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo made short work of the Blues' Matt Duffie when the two sides met in Christchurch in round ...

In an effort to ensure their men aren't complacent at Eden Park, the Crusaders are turning back the clock.

Read ushers in new era

Kieran Read (right) and Sam Whitelock reflect on the All Blacks' win over France in the World Cup quarterfinal in ...

Kieran Read's journey from Ranfurly Shield debut to Richie McCaw's successor.

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Recap: Chiefs v Waratahs

Seta Tamanivalu over for the Chiefs try in the 12th minute.

Chiefs outscored six tries to four by NSW Waratahs in Sydney in battle of conference leaders.

Recap: Hurricanes v Highlanders

Hurricanes' Ardie Savea makes a break.

Ardie Savea's late try wins it for the Hurricanes over the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium.

Two more sign with Stags

Stags flanker Phil Halder.

Rugby Southland have contracted two further players for this year's national provincial championship season.

Nice try, but no thanks

Harlequins Rugby Club committee member Lee Mason is against selling the clubrooms.

Two Blenheim rugby clubs have a battle for territory.

Options abound for Hayne video

Jarryd Hayne in action for Fiji during the pool round match against England at Twickenham last weekend.

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

Burning Questions: All Blacks bolters? video

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett could be a bolter in the All Blacks squad named on Sunday.

Burning questions tackles those on the fringe of the ABs squad, and tips the winners of this weekend's big Kiwi match ups.

Stats and scorecard: Chiefs v Waratahs

Chiefs lock Brodie Retallick.

Match stats from the Chiefs' round 14 clash with the Waratahs in Sydney.

Play-by-play: Chiefs v Waratahs

Waratahs wing Zac Guildford has signed with the Tasman Makos for the upcoming NPC.

The Chiefs' round 14 clash with the Waratahs a play-at-a-time in Sydney.

Stats and scorecard: Hurricanes v Highlanders

Highlanders halfback Aaron Smith.

Match stats from the Hurricanes' round 14 clash with the Highlanders in Wellington.

Play-by-play: Hurricanes v Highlanders

Highlanders first five-eighth Lima Sopoaga is a pivotal playmaker for the Super Rugby defending champions.

The Hurricanes' round 14 clash with the Highlanders a play-at-a-time in Wellington.

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Sopoaga's last chance to impress

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - MAY 13: Lima Sopoaga of the Highlanders on the attack during the round twelve Super Rugby match ...

OPINION: ABs selectors watching closely in final weekend before naming squad.

Hinton: Pause, hold, disengage

OPINION: Super Rugby's ill-timed recess highlights the problems facing the international game's rulers.

Sevens medal hopes take a hit

The new Andy Ellis video

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Hurricanes see off Highlanders

Ardie Savea's last-minute winner gets gutsy Hurricanes home against Highlanders.

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Kerr-Barlow still upbeat

It hasn't exactly been the season Tawera Kerr-Barlow had been hoping for, but he has learned to deal with tough situations.

Despite a broken hand likely ruining his All Blacks' chances, the gutsy halfback has learned to deal with the adversity that comes with rugby.

Warburton missing for Wales

Scott Baldwin playing in Wales' Six Nations defeat to England at Twickenham in March.

Wales star eyes redemption against England, but they'll be missing their captain before facing the All Blacks.

All Blacks scare for Whitelock

Sam Whitelock, a 73-test veteran, has been ruled out of the Crusaders' next match against the Blues because of a ...

Already out of Blues clash, Crusader Sam Whitelock faces a race against time to recover for Wales visit.

To'omaga-Allen keeping blinkers on

Hurricanes tighthead prop Jeff To'omaga-Allen has added scrummaging prowess to his customary mobility this season.

Jeff To'omaga-Allen trying to limit his horizons to the Hurricanes.

international

Waldrom forced out of final

Thomas Waldrom has been in prolific form again for Exeter but misses their biggest match of the season because of a knee ...

Exeter's Kiwi try-scoring machine devastated as knee injury rules him out of England Premiership title match with Saracens.

RWC defeat will spur England

England's Jack Clifford: "Whoever is lucky enough to get picked will think about that game."

Defeat by Australia at RWC will spur England in next month's three-test series Down Under.

Cheika stocks armoury for tour

Michael Cheika: "I want my team to love it, the physicality of the game and the aggression. I think that's to be expected."

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika keeping his powder dry in any war of words with his England counterpart.

Powell pranked by call-up

Joe Powell was convinced his Wallabies call-up was a wind up.

The Wallabies even managed to spell the disbelieving Brumbies halfback's name wrong on Twitter.

provincial

Two more sign with Stags

Stags flanker Phil Halder.

Rugby Southland have contracted two further players for this year's national provincial championship season.

Nice try, but no thanks

Harlequins Rugby Club committee member Lee Mason is against selling the clubrooms.

Two Blenheim rugby clubs have a battle for territory.

Taranaki look across Tasman

Reds lock Ben Matwijow has signed for Taranaki for this year's national provincial championship.

Taranaki opt to find a lock from Australia to help solve a problem.

Introducing the Farah Palmer Cup

Farah Palmer with the cup named in her honour.

Nine provinces will contest the inaugural Farah Palmer Cup later this year.

sevens

Options abound for Hayne video

Jarryd Hayne in action for Fiji during the pool round match against England at Twickenham last weekend.

What will the sporting life hold next year for the high-profile code-hopper?

7s stars back SBW for Rio video

New Zealand sevens veteran Tim Mikkelson (right) believes Sonny Bill Williams as the game to make a difference at the ...

"He can do stuff that no one else in the team can do," Tim Mikkelson says as Kiwis anoint Fiji gold medal favourites.

NZ sevens touch down in Rio video

NZ sevens captain Scott Curry fetches drinking coconuts for himself and teammate Tim Mikkelson.

Scott Curry and Tim Mikkelson reflect on squad's poor performance during a recce mission to Olympic city.

3-year deal for sevens

Ben Lam and Rieko Ioane celebrate New Zealand's win in the 2016 Wellington Sevens final against South Africa.

NZ Rugby Union finalises agreement for Wellington to host event until at least 2019.

super rugby

Recap: Chiefs v Waratahs

Seta Tamanivalu over for the Chiefs try in the 12th minute.

Chiefs outscored six tries to four by NSW Waratahs in Sydney in battle of conference leaders.

Recap: Hurricanes v Highlanders

Hurricanes' Ardie Savea makes a break.

Ardie Savea's late try wins it for the Hurricanes over the Highlanders at Westpac Stadium.

Burning Questions: All Blacks bolters? video

Crusaders lock Scott Barrett could be a bolter in the All Blacks squad named on Sunday.

Burning questions tackles those on the fringe of the ABs squad, and tips the winners of this weekend's big Kiwi match ups.

Stats and scorecard: Chiefs v Waratahs

Chiefs lock Brodie Retallick.

Match stats from the Chiefs' round 14 clash with the Waratahs in Sydney.

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