Could a meeting in Tokyo next month say sayonara to Wellington's hosting rights?
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Flanker Matt Todd will play his 100th Super Rugby game when the Crusaders face the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Sunday morning (NZT).
So often one of their stars, James Lowe has been identified as underperforming for the Chiefs, so will come from the bench against the Sunwolves.
In his final season with the team, winger Patrick Osborne will play his 50th game for the Highlanders on Friday night.
Blues star likely to out for six weeks owing to surgery, putting his ABs place in doubt for the Lions tour.
Sydneysiders turning their backs on rugby as the worst home crowd turnout in Waratahs history is recorded.
Highlanders coach Tony Brown believes a 33-point loss to the Crusaders makes the Stormers more dangerous.
Japan international and Chiefs loose forward Michael Leitch set for switch to Sunwolves in 2019.
British and Irish Lions should be playing the provinces, not Super Rugby teams, ex-AB says.
Charlie Ngatai deals with big hits from Zac Guildford and co to complete a full match in Waikato club rugby.
After a long-running battle with concussion, Chiefs player Sam McNicol found an alternative treatment.
Scott Robertson was on the spot when a Springboks supporter attacked the ref in Durban in 2002.
Chiefs' depth at halfback to be severely tested with a concussed Tawera Kerr-Barlow to be rested and Finlay Christie suspended.
'Major problems in Australian rugby', says Waratahs' Kiwi coach.
Waratahs bosses back Daryl Gibson, who "still has faith in myself''.
Sharks centre Andre Esterhuizen handed a stiff six-week ban after being sent off for a dangerous tackle against the Rebels.
Chiefs face halfback crisis after Finlay Christie cops three-week ban that 'merited' six after grazing opponent's head.
Back from injury, a bulked-up Richie Mo'unga has wasted no time getting back into form.
Australian rugby great sticks knife into ex-Crusaders assistant after woeful Waratahs loss.