Late try in a low quality contest gives Chiefs a quarterfinal victory, and sets up Crusaders semi.
OPINION: The number of head injuries is likely to be hugely under-reported, writes Mark Reason.
Another year, another playoff miss. Marc Hinton runs the rule over a Blues Super Rugby season that once again came up short of the mark.
Tony Brown's departure and Scott McLeod's All Blacks promotion has franchise thinking hard on its coaching setup.
Late try seals a Super Rugby semis berth for the Chiefs as the wrestle their way to win over Stormers.
Super Rugby table-toppers scrape through with last-gasp penalty to set up Hurricanes semifinal clash.
The table-topping Lions just edge out the Sharks in the Super Rugby quarterfinals.
A wonky lineout, shaky scrum and poor discipline - Highlanders coach Tony Brown was not impressed.
Crusaders win in soggy Christchurch to set up home semi against Chiefs.
Eddie Jones says he learnt a lot from the drawn British and Irish Lions series with New Zealand.
OPINION: Sam Whitelock led from the front in an old-fashioned war of attrition, writes Phil Gifford.
Performing like a well-oiled machine, the Crusaders didn't give the Highlanders a sniff in their quarterfinal.
Australian Rugby Union chairman indicates he will stand down if Super Rugby cull fails.
The Crusaders' quarterfinal clash with the Highlanders a play-at-a-time, in Christchurch.
Dane Coles says after fearing he might never play again, it was just good to be back contributing to another Hurricanes finals victory.
Horrendous weather conditions impacts Canterbury Metro club rugby with three matches postponed.
Brumbies on the up after over-performing in 2017 and as David Pocock returns, departing coach says.
Wet weather not dampening the Highlanders mood after late arrival in Christchurch for Super Rugby quarterfinal.
Jordie Barrett is developing brother Beauden's knack for popping up in the right place at the right time.
Any game now could be the last for several stalwarts, but the Chiefs aren't using departures as motivation.
Hurricanes advance to the semis despite a third consecutive "sloppy, loose and ill-disciplined" effort.
The Hurricanes bulldoze the Brumbies in Canberra to march into the Super Rugby semi-finals.
Chiefs midfielder Alex Nankivell denied entry to South Africa owing to a visa expiry date error.
The Hurricanes' quarterfinal clash with the Brumbies a play-at-a-time, in Canberra.
Winning road playoff games isn't foreign to the Highlanders, and they tend to do it with surprises.
Dynamic winger rejects the Chiefs and puts pen to paper for "another big year" among chanting Dunedin fans.
Incoming Chiefs coach Colin Cooper gets on the phone to the man they let go to the Crusaders.
Top level New Zealand netball umpire Jono Bredin will control a rugby warmup match between the Southland Spartans and Otago Sassenachs.
Israel Dagg expects the Highlanders will kick, kick and kick again as the rain tumbles in Christchurch.
OPINION: Don't call 'em chokers, but it's been a while since the Crusaders lifted the trophy, writes Marc Hinton.