OPINION: Phil Gifford identifies the issues with rugby that are keeping him awake at night.
OPINION: ABs' fate in England could be in the hands of rugby officials and that's a scary thought.
OPINION: Professional rugby has cut the umbilical cord; how scenes of yesteryear remind us of what we've lost.
OPINION: Chiefs fans might not want to hear it, but TMO's atrocious late call did not directly cost them victory against the Hurricanes.
OPINION: Ma'a Nonu has his game face on, and that's a good thing for the Hurricanes, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Crusaders assistant coach Tabai Matson has to make the biggest decision of his career.
OPINION: So what might have persuaded a hard-headed Blues bunch to back Sir John Kirwan?
OPINION: What is McCaw and Carter's legacy? Will Highlanders reach the playoffs and can Luatua earn a spot in All Blacks squad?
OPINION: Coach's audacious attempt to save his job is a desperate move when the writing's already on the wall.
OPINION: In a week of coaching woe and halfback headaches, just who should NZ rugby turn to, Stuff scribes ask.
OPINION: A study of the pass reveals Super efforts by young Chiefs and Crusaders No 9s must have ABs reserve halfback on edge.
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.