The Queensland Reds are done talking the talk. It's time to walk the walk.
All Blacks stars Beauden Barrett and Dane Coles will start on bench for the Hurricanes.
Marc Hinton looks at the Kiwi players with points to prove this Super Rugby season.
Shaun Stevenson is oozing confidence and he's targeting the top ahead of a big year with the Chiefs.
Wondering who to tip this weekend? Six Stuff rugby writers make their picks for the round ahead.
Livewire No 9 could be the circuit-breaker the Blues need as they begin Super Rugby 2017, tonight.
It turns out the appointment of new coach Scott Robertson was just the start of a dramatic overhaul at the Crusaders.
More Highlanders and less of the rest should be right Super Rugby recipe.
Mitch Karpik gets his Super Rugby chance in Sam Cane's absence, with a 'mini Ma'a Nonu' also lined up for the Highlanders.
Kiwi teams throw up some interesting numbers when it comes to their efforts in first-up matches.
Club puzzled as they still don't know what's wrong with flanker Shane Christie.
All Blacks utility ruled out of the Hurricanes' opener in Tokyo, opening the door for Jordie Barrett.
Christian Lealiifano hopes to play again, but will coach in the meantime after successful cancer treatment.
Only way to close gap with NZ Super Rugby teams is by playing like them, says Wallabies great.
Another blow for NZ Rugby with Callum Gibbins lured north by Manawatu connections at Scottish outfit.
All the Super Rugby squads, fixtures, prospects and players to watch, from a Kiwi perspective.
History suggests New Zealand's Super Rugby challenge won't be compromised by the Lions visit, writes Marc Hinton.
Success could be the Hurricanes' biggest Super Rugby enemy.
Kiwi Jackson Garden-Bachop to debut for Rebels against Blues, but league convert Marika Koroibete ruled out.
After a breakthrough 2016, Wallabies outside back Dane Haylett-Petty has committed his future to the Force