Super Rugby

Blues re-sign key backs

Matt Duffie will reform his back-three combination with Michael Collins for the Blues next Super Rugby season.

Tana Umaga brings back Matt Duffie and Melani Nanai to maintain continuity in his back three.

Force explore Asia move

Western Force were kicked out of Super Rugby earlier this month.

Axed Super Rugby franchise ponders its next move should its court case against the ARU fail.

WA could bankrupt ARU

A Western Force supporter waves a flag during Bledisloe Cup test between the Australia and the All Blacks in Sydney.

State Government threatens to sue Australian Rugby Union to the tune of $1m following Western Force axing.

Western Force fans fight for team

A sea of blue is telling the Australian Ruby Union they 'got it wrong.

Fans out in force in central Perth to protest the axing of their team from the Super Rugby competition.

Ex-Wallaby back at Crusaders

Crusaders wing Digby Ioane at the team's street parade in Christchurch last week.

He fell back in love with rugby playing for the Crusaders this year, so Digby Ioane returns.

Aussie Super trio want answers

ARU boss Bill Pulver is one of the casualties of the Super Rugby cull and will leave as soon as a replacement is found.

Waratahs, Reds and Brumbies call a meeting with the ARU to ensure the national body has a plan.

Hurricanes 'in good hands'

Hurricanes captain Dane Coles spent more time running water than playing in 2017.

Beating the "better sides'' is the Hurricanes' aim in 2018, says Chris Boyd.

Force punted by $21m deal

The Super Rugby future of the Melbourne Rebels was guaranteed by the financial package put together by the Victorian ...

Financial package from Victorian government guaranteed Super Rugby future of the Rebels.

Apisai says bye to Canes

Departing Hurricanes hooker Leni Apisai powers over to score against the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in May.

Ricky Riccitelli's progress has meant a change of scenery for hooker Leni Apisai.

Axe 'drastically' affecting Force

Matt Hodgson of the Force makes a speech after playing his final Super Rugby home game against the Waratahs in July.

One of team's favourite sons says damage to his team-mates' mental health can't be underestimated.

'Easy' decision to join Crusaders

Tom Sanders trains with Canterbury in Christchurch on Wednesday.

Former Chief Tom Sanders didn't need much convincing to return home to play for the Crusaders.

Not a vintage Savea season

Wing Julian Savea hasn't set Super Rugby alight in recent times.

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd admits his blockbuster wing has not been at his best in 2017.

Polota-Nau focused on Wallabies

Tatafu Polota-Nau of the Wallabies attempts to break away from Scotland's Jonny Gray in Sydney in June.

Western Force hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau wants to block out Super Rugby cull and concentrate on winning the Bledisloe Cup.

Genia signs with Rebels

Wallabies halfback Will Genia has signed a two-year deal with the Melbourne Rebels.

The Reds couldn't afford him, so Will Genia signed with the Melbourne Rebels.

Lealiifano: My leukaemia battle

Christian Lealiifano: "I'd like to thank my beautiful and amazing family".

Rugby star "would go through this 10 times again to be the person I am today".

Force prop's kids in tears

Tetera Faulkner says the Western Force's likely axing has played a part in him shifting to the Melbourne Rebels.

Western Force prop heading to Melbourne Rebels says kids hurting about move.

Force granted injunction video

It's not over yet as RugbyWA lodge an appeal to save the Western Force.

Western Force lodges appeal, wins injunction, over Super Rugby axing.

ABs bolster Crusaders in 2018

Sam Whitelock (left) and Kieran Read reflect on the Crusaders' 25-17 win over the Lions in the Super Rugby final. Both ...

Twelve All Blacks will return to help the Super Rugby champions defend their crown next year.

How 2018 Chiefs will look

Colin Cooper takes over as Chiefs coach next year and will be working with a revamped lineup.

Despite some high profile departures, the Chiefs' new era will still feature plenty of familiar faces.

Canes 'expect finals rugby'

Loose forward Brad Shields will captain Wellington for the fourth year running.

You haven't seen the last of the Hurricanes in finals football, says loose forward Brad Shields.

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