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TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsQ and A with Conrad Smith reveals personal facts and on field fears.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsConrad Smith's been working unconventional angles from the start, but today he hits the round 100.
NATHAN BURDON - © Fairfax NZ NewsWell rested after their bye round, the Highlanders are ready to take on the Force.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsKick off can't come soon enough for the Hurricanes after a tough eight days for their embattled coach.
MARC HINTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsBlues taking a near do-or-die attitude into their match against the Lions in South Africa.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsYarn to Tiny Hill and you hope the NZRU never forgets the men who helped build the All Blacks into the corporate brand they are today.
STU PIDDINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe South Canterbury Heartland rugby team is looking to come home straight after their away games this season to cut costs.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsIf Chris Smylie had his time again you get the feeling he would do things a little differently.
BEN STRANG - © Fairfax NZ NewsMarty McKenzie is the new cap in the New Zealand Sevens squad to play in Tokyo and Hong Kong.
CHRIS BARCLAY - © Fairfax NZ NewsOffence remains a problem for the Crusaders, but they did enough to win in Melbourne.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsChiefs produce a dominant 36-20 win over the Stormers extending their unbeaten run to three.
GLENN MCLEAN - © Fairfax NZ NewsRetirement to the farm doesn't last long for former All Blacks hooker who's trialling for a French team.
Lote Raikabula has been dropped by ahead of the Tokyo and Hong Kong Sevens tournaments.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: Both the Warriors and the Blues need to make statements in demanding circumstances.
PADRAIC HALPIN - ReutersIreland will travel to France with a full bill of health as they seek the victory that would almost certainly make them Six Nations champions.
Wales coach Warren Gatland made six changes to its starting line-up to face Scotland at the Millennium Stadium.
England named an unchanged team for its final Six Nations match against Italy, with Manu Tuilagi expected to make his first appearance in a year in Rome.
NATHAN BURDON - © Fairfax NZ NewsHighlanders coach's association with player retiring due to a heart problem goes back to school days.
STU PIDDINGTON - © Fairfax NZ NewsTalented young rugby players will get chance to represent Heartland unions in new under-19 competition.
CHRIS BARCLAY - © Fairfax NZ NewsFormer Wellington openside flanker bolsters Melbourne Rebels for Crusaders clash.
NATHAN BURDON - © Fairfax NZ NewsJarrad Hoeata's season report card in recent years would read: "Does not play well with others." Not anymore.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsStar All Blacks find of 2013 shifted to the wing to give $500,000 player a start at fullback.
EVAN PEGDEN - © Fairfax NZ NewsChiefs coach pours cold water on allegations that his players deliberately hold back players off the ball.
EVAN PEGDEN - © Fairfax NZ NewsMonstrous pack picked to take on Stormers, but the Chiefs will need quicker ball and better discipline.
LIAM NAPIER - © Fairfax NZ NewsHe's back, and Ma'a Nonu says he's ready to come out swinging for Kirwan and Henry.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsHurricanes coach Mark Hammett continues to roll the dice with his selections.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsFans have every right to be anxious ahead of tonight's match against the Rebels in Melbourne.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsBloodshot eyeballs convince Dave Hewett the modern frontrower is straining more than ever.
Benji Marshall will make his first start for the Blues at fullback in Johannesburg.
DAVID BARBELER - AAPThe Brumbies have named an unchanged starting line-up for their blockbuster Super Rugby grudge clash with the Waratahs in Canberra.
TOBY ROBSON - © Fairfax NZ NewsTJ Perenara has been dropped to the reserves in the latest twist in the Hurricanes start to Super Rugby.
Kurt Baker will make his first start of the season for the Highlanders against the Force on Saturday night.
MELISSA WOODS - AAPThe return of playmaker Bryce Hegarty and tireless flanker Scott Fuglistaller are among the changes to the Rebels line-up for their Super Rugby clash with the Crusaders.
JIM MORTON - AAPJames Hanson's surging sideline try and a non-stop 60-minute performance hasn't saved the Reds hooker from being dropped.
Former Wellington openside flanker Scott Fuglistaller has been recalled to the Melbourne Rebels' starting lineup.
Highlanders' winger Buxton Popoalii has announced his retirement from all rugby.
Toby Robson takes a look at all the Super Rugby action and shares his team of the week.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ NewsThe Stormers are demanding the rucks be policed with an eagle eye against the Chiefs tomorrow night.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsCrusaders coach looks to the star-powered experience of Colin Slade in rejigging his back line.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsCrusaders fans shouldn't get too excited about Dan Carter's suggested return; not yet anyway.
EVAN PEGDEN - © Fairfax NZ NewsExciting new Chiefs No 8 given a big opportunity to establish himself in starting debut.
Rebels respected by Crusaders as a "lethal team" and "one to beat," half back Andy Ellis says.
NICK MULVENNEY - ReutersDan Carter is hoping to bring an end to his sabbatical and make his Super Rugby return for the Crusaders in July.
JIM MORTON - AAPQueensland Reds flanker Liam Gill has been cleared for action in this weekend's test of character against the Super Rugby-leading Sharks.
Israel Dagg returns to fullback and Colin Slade will start at first five-eighth for the Crusaders against the Rebels.
DUNCAN JOHNSTONE - © Fairfax NZ NewsABs great Sean Fitzpatrick believes Steve Hansen's side have the ability to back up their 2011 RWC victory.
RICHARD KNOWLER - © Fairfax NZ NewsOPINION: When Nemani Nadolo finally plays for the Crusaders, keep an ear cocked for his Ocker accent.
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