OPINION: In our regular Friday segment, Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby scribes tackle the hot topics of the Super Rugby week.
OPINION: Can the All Blacks coach rely on Richie McCaw and Dan Carter at the end of the year?
OPINION: With the Crusaders having won just four from nine, the task facing their coach is daunting.
OPINION: All Blacks selectors should initiate the Lima Sopoaga insurance policy during the Rugby Championship.
OPINION: The battle for the All Blacks No 10 jersey has effectively become a two-horse race.
OPINION: The All Blacks great is no spent force after a slow start to the Super Rugby season with the struggling Crusaders.
OPINION: Friday demolishing of the Crusaders affirmed what we all know - the Chiefs are now NZ's benchmark team.
OPINION: Unless rugby acts on concussion now, it's finest warriors may one day be unable to feed themselves.
OPINION: Cricket World Cup allows some fine performances from Europe's top teams go under the radar.
OPINION: So Charles Piutau is off to Ulster and who can blame him, writes Ian Snook.
OPINION: The Crusaders weren't going to allow a red card to Jean Deysel to screw them over this time.
OPINION: Crusaders doomsayers relax: Blackadder's mob are simply having their stock-standard slow start.
OPINION: After five straight wins, the once brittle franchise has clearly found the formula for success.
OPINION: Hurricanes or Highlanders? And are Dan Carter's World Cup prospects being compromised?
OPINION: Robbie Deans returns to Christchurch but reminiscing with old Canterbury team-mates is the reason.
OPINION: Fairfax Media’s leading rugby scribes tackle the three burning questions of the week.
OPINION: Referee Rohan Hoffman cops criticism after penalising the Blues late in their loss to the Cheetahs on Saturday morning.
OPINION: Backlash following defeat to Chiefs brutal. Some of the abuse vitriolic, some measured. Little missed its target.
OPINION: The Blues are in danger of looking like the Dick Rowes of New Zealand rugby.
OPINION: Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby writers tackle the three burning rugby questions of the week.
OPINION: If you're a Canes fan it's a case of who cares, but for everyone else it's been a predictably sketchy opening two weeks.
OPINION: When’s a punch not a punch? It depends on who is refereeing, it seems.
OPINION: Each week Stuff.co.nz's leading rugby writers will answer the three burning questions of the rugby week.
OPINION: David Pocock's return to playing was great for rugby union, but he has made a bigger impact off the field.
OPINION: The sooner Richie McCaw gets on with deciding his future, the better, writes Richard Knowler.
OPINION: ABs regular starts with a bang and teenage youngster makes impressive debut as Super Rugby got underway.
OPINION: It was bad enough to lose in front of a home crowd, worse still to lose to the Rebels.
OPINION: The reality is that space on the Highlanders bandwagon has shrunk like the polar ice cap over the summer.
OPINION: All Blacks skipper to make a decision on his playing future in the coming weeks.
OPINION: Is the Wellington Sevens about the rugby or the party, asks Toby Robson.