OPINION: Wallabies coach must be a shade green at the depth of talent his All Blacks counterpart Steve Hansen has.
ANALYSIS: Hang tough for the first hour, keep the scores close and wait for the second wind. This should be the Wallabies' plan.
OPINION: Aaron Smith's right to play, hotel bugs and surprise selections - Marc Hinton tackles it all.
OPINION: Axed from the Bledisloe Cup team, time appears to be running out for ABs' champion forward.
OPINION: Manawatu's rugby team is never shy to look overseas to fill its roster.
OPINION: The Lions did not find flaws, they confirmed them, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: All Blacks lock has an impressive mana that perhaps Kieran Read lacks, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: It's a health war out there, with Steve Hansen acting as a double agent.
OPINION: Sonny Bill Williams owes a big Bledisloe performance, not so much for his country, but for himself.
From Vito "Don" Corleone to Shrek: the quintet of movie characters that could easily be recast with the current All Black coach.
OPINION: The last thing the 15-a-side code in Australia needs is another Bledisloe bashing for the Wallabies, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Rieko Ioane is the try-scoring All Black the Wallabies will have to shut down, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: In the lead up to the election, Kevin Norquay combines physique and policies to select a cheeky MPs XV.
OPINION: Building a stadium seems to be the dream that dare not speak its name in Christchurch, writes Phil Gifford.
OPINION: Forget the ref, it's the gain-line the Crusaders must control, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Super Rugby format and post-Lions tour fatigue are key to decline in Crusaders' crowd numbers.
OPINION: The Crusaders have in recent times had little to fear from the man who will ref their final.
OPINION: So many empty seats for the Super semifinals paint a pretty sad picture, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Dave Rennie immediately transformed the franchise from battlers to winners, and will be missed.
OPINION: June test window is killing Super Rugby crowds and neutral refs are needed, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: SBW being rubbed out of Bledisloe adds insult to injury after Lions ref shocker, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Perhaps the culture is not as great as we have been told, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: New Zealand must ditch South Africa, writes Australian players' union boss Ross Xenos.
OPINION: World Rugby dishes out justice, but who was pulling a swifty? And why the Aussies shouldn't have made the call, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Angus Gardner showed his strength in giving Liam Squire his well-deserved yellow card, writes Paul Cully.
OPINION: Weary rugby competition needs shortening before we all fall asleep.
OPINION: When is the real Beauden Barrett going to show up in 2017, asks Marc Hinton.
OPINION: The number of head injuries is likely to be hugely under-reported, writes Mark Reason.
OPINION: Don't call 'em chokers, but it's been a while since the Crusaders lifted the trophy, writes Marc Hinton.
OPINION: Despite that red card SBW's underlying form was improving, writes Paul Cully.