Recovered playmaker pleased to take responsibility back.
He is being replaced by his former England team-mate and captain Nigel Melville.
Western Force's losing streak extended to seven matches after copping a hiding from the Bulls.
Aaron Cruden's boot ends up getting Chiefs home as they prevail after nail-biting final minutes.
The Queensland Reds have locked in back-row standout Hendrik Tui for another season of Super Rugby.
Hurricanes make just one change to starting team for match in Johannesburg.
All Blacks rugby coach Steve Hansen paid a fleeting visit to Invercargill for a charity lunch.
Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby scribes tackle the hot topics of the week.
Highlanders must get back on track in pivotal clash against Brumbies as both sides enter must-win territory.
OPINION: Being Australian is not an excuse for overstepping the mark.
OPINION: The Tasman Rugby Union should have consulted with the fans before changing the logo.
More good halfbacks the merrier says TJ Perenara.
New Super Rugby teams may have struggled but Sanzaar preaches patience.
Forced on the defensive once again, NZR boss Steve Tew says door still open for players to join Olympic quest.
Jason Rutledge scored two tries the last time the Brumbies played in Invercargill and has happy memories of playing against the Australians.
Two of the best centres in Super Rugby, Malakai Fekitoa and Tevita Kuridrani, square off in Invercargill.
Chiefs coach hits out at new footage that has emerged from the scrum drama from last week.
Jamie Joseph says Sanzaar should have taken action over a incident that has sidelined Liam Coltman.
OPINION: The Crusaders can't return from their bye soon enough.
ABs flanker relinquishes captaincy duties for the rest of the Blues season.
New Zealand Rugby give themselves mark of 80/100 for 2015.
The Chiefs man is not your typical prop from days gone by.
This was the year George Moala would kick on. To date, it hasn't panned out that way.
Northern United push Old Boys University to the brink.
New Zealand born Ben Te'o is being considered to make his debut for England against the Wallabies.
The Chiefs have clung on for a two-point win after a nail-biting final few minutes in New Plymouth.
Match stats from the Chiefs' round 10 clash with the Sharks in New Plymouth.
The Chiefs' round 10 clash with the Sharks a play-at-a-time in New Plymouth.
Wales captain wants triumvirate of New Zealanders to lead Lions tour.
Highlanders' journeyman rolled the dice on his future while on England sevens duty in Las Vegas.