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Ian Prior suspended for three weeks

Ian Prior suspended for three weeks

The SANZAR Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC has accepted a guilty plea from Ian Prior of the Force for a lifting tackle and suspended the player for three weeks.

Bonus point 'Canes go back to the top

Bonus point 'Canes go back to the top

The Hurricanes moved back to the Super Rugby summit on Sunday after they comfortably beat the Reds 35-19 with a four-try bonus point in Brisbane.

PREVIEW: Reds v Hurricanes

PREVIEW: Reds v Hurricanes

A week after suffering their first loss of the season, the table-topping Hurricanes will be hoping to get back on the horse against the Reds in Brisbane on Sunday.

Stormers battle past Bulls

Stormers battle past Bulls

The Stormers took control of the South African Super Rugby Conference thanks to a 15-13 win over the Bulls at DHL Newlands on Saturday.

Lions win classic in Joburg

Lions win classic in Joburg

The Lions picked up their sixth victory of the Super Rugby season on Saturday as they saw off the Cheetahs 34-29 in a thrilling clash at Emirates Airlines Park.

Waratahs grind to victory over Rebels

Waratahs grind to victory over Rebels

Three tries to one gave the Waratahs a nervous victory over the Rebels in the Sydney rain on Saturday, sneaking home by 18-16.

Crusaders back on track against Blues

Crusaders back on track against Blues

The Crusaders bounced back with a 29-15 triumph over the Blues where they were ahead from start to finish in Christchurch.

Pocock shines as Brumbies romp

Pocock shines as Brumbies romp

A first-half hat-trick from Wallaby flanker David Pocock saw the Brumbies to a 31-18 Super Rugby victory over the Highlanders in Canberra on Friday.

Chiefs top force in entertaining clash

Chiefs top force in entertaining clash

The Chiefs provisionally moved to the top of the Super Rugby table on Friday thanks to a 35-27 victory over the Force at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton.

Eddie Jones lands Super Rugby role

Eddie Jones lands Super Rugby role

The Japanese Rugby Football Union has announced that its national coach, Eddie Jones, will also serve as Director of Rugby at the new Super Rugby team.

PREVIEW: Crusaders v Blues

PREVIEW: Crusaders v Blues

Coming off the back of consecutive home defeats, the Crusaders' play-off hopes hang in the balance as they host their great rivals, the Blues, in Christchurch on Saturday.

PREVIEW: Waratahs v Rebels

PREVIEW: Waratahs v Rebels

Second tackles third in the Australian Conference this Saturday as the Waratahs look to back up their win in Melbourne with a home victory.

Duane Vermeulen back to lead Stormers

Duane Vermeulen back to lead Stormers

Springbok number eight Duane Vermeulen returns to lead the Stormers in Saturday's tantalising derby clash against the Bulls in Cape Town.

Bulls bring in Van Zyl

Bulls bring in Van Zyl

Piet van Zyl will wear the Bulls' number nine jersey in Saturday's massive clash against the Stormers in Cape Town.

Dave Dennis switched to No. 8

Dave Dennis switched to No. 8

Head coach Michael Cheika has made a number of changes to the Waratahs team to take on the Rebels at ANZ Stadium on Anzac Day.

Carter granted compassionate leave

Carter granted compassionate leave

Brumbies lock Sam Carter will miss this weekend's clash with the Highlanders following the death of a close family friend who tragically passed away last weekend playing for the Qurundi Lions.

Lions change three for Cheetahs' clash

Lions change three for Cheetahs' clash

Lions' boss Johan Ackermann has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday’s clash with the Cheetahs in Johannesburg.

PREVIEW: Brumbies v Highlanders

PREVIEW: Brumbies v Highlanders

The much-changed Brumbies face a Highlanders outfit resting their big guns when the two sides meet in Canberra on Friday.

PREVIEW: Chiefs v Force

PREVIEW: Chiefs v Force

The Chiefs' title hopes suffered a major blow when Aaron Cruden tore his ACL but they start life without him at home to the Force.

Dom Shipperley returns from injury

Dom Shipperley returns from injury

Rebels head coach Tony McGahan has re-introduced Sam Jeffries and Dom Shipperley into the squad, as he named his teams to face the Waratahs at ANZ Stadium.

Hurricanes head to Brisbane

Hurricanes head to Brisbane

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd won’t be resting any All Blacks ahead of his team’s clash with the Reds in Brisbane this Sunday.

STATS FEATURE: Slow starters, fast finishers

STATS FEATURE: Slow starters, fast finishers

Some people say winning is all about getting off to a good start, whilst others firmly believe the key to victory is all about a strong finish, so which of these theories holds up?

Crusaders Academy to grow talent base

Crusaders Academy to grow talent base

The Crusaders have established the first New Zealand rugby academy aligned with a Super Rugby team.

Major selection changes for Highlanders

Major selection changes for Highlanders

The Highlanders have made wholesale changes to their team to face the Brumbies in Canberra this weekend with Malakai Fekitoa, Aaron Smith and Ben Smith being rested.

Chiefs call up Marty McKenzie, rest Messam

Chiefs call up Marty McKenzie, rest Messam

Marty McKenzie has got the nod to replace Aaron Cruden at flyhalf for the Chiefs, beating out younger brother Damian against the Force.

Smith signs new Rebels' deal

Smith signs new Rebels' deal

Loosehead prop Toby Smith has signed a new contract with the Rebels keeping him at the club until 2017.

Dennis sticks with the 'Tahs

Dennis sticks with the 'Tahs

Waratahs captain Dave Dennis has signed a new contract with the ARU keeping him in Australia for at least two more years.

Stormers lose Van Wyk

Stormers lose Van Wyk

Hard-running Stormers wing Kobus van Wyk has been ruled out of action for six weeks, after picking up a patella injury against the Force last weekend.

Fardy issues rallying call

Fardy issues rallying call

Brumbies flanker Scott Fardy is demanding a much faster start from his men when they take on the Highlanders in Canberra on Friday.

Woodward's season ended by broken ankle

Woodward's season ended by broken ankle

After suffering their first defeat of the campaign, the Hurricanes have taken a second blow as Jason Woodward's season was prematurely ended by a broken ankle.

Le Roux out for a month with ankle injury

Le Roux out for a month with ankle injury

The Cheetahs have been dealt another blow with the news that Willie le Roux could face an extended period on the sidelines.

Super Rugby Team of the Week: Round 10

Super Rugby Team of the Week: Round 10

Our friends at Opta Sports have crunched the numbers to create the Super Rugby Team of the Week following the completion of Round 10.

Super Rugby Referees: Round 11

Super Rugby Referees: Round 11

SANZAR has announced referee appointments for Round 11 of the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Matt Hodgson joins Force tour of NZ

Matt Hodgson joins Force tour of NZ

Captain Matt Hodgson is set to make his return to Super Rugby after being named in the Force’s 25-man travelling squad for its two-match New Zealand tour.

Confirmed ACL tear for Aaron Cruden

Confirmed ACL tear for Aaron Cruden

The Chiefs and All Blacks were delivered devastating news in the context of their 2015 campaigns on Monday when it was confirmed Aaron Cruden had ruptured his ACL.

Broadhurst extends stay with the Hurricanes

Broadhurst extends stay with the Hurricanes

James Broadhurst has decided he likes what’s going on at the Hurricanes and is keen to stay put.

Stormers end tour with another victory

Stormers end tour with another victory

The Stormers' recent resurgence continued when they secured a 13-6 victory over the Western Force in Perth on Saturday.

Coetzee pleased with Stormers' tour

Coetzee pleased with Stormers' tour

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee praised his team's character after they finished their 2015 Super Rugby tour with a gutsy 13-6 victory over the Force at Perth's nib Stadium on Saturday.

Interpreting a Honey Badger

Interpreting a Honey Badger

For those of you not fluent in Australian, we've taken a moment to put together a brief translation of Nick Cummins' post-game interview.

Argentina sign Sánchez for Super Rugby

Argentina sign Sánchez for Super Rugby

Pumas flyhalf Nicolás Sánchez is the latest player to sign with the Argentina Rugby Union ahead of their entry into Super Rugby next year.

Bulls move back to the top in Durban

Bulls move back to the top in Durban

Four penalties from the boot of Handré Pollard were enough for the Bulls to put away the Sharks 17-10 at Growthpoint KINGS PARK.

Reds clinch Bloemfontein thriller

Reds clinch Bloemfontein thriller

The Reds gave their season a considerable lift thanks to a 18-17 victory on the road in Bloemfontein over the Cheetahs.

Rebels upset Brumbies in Canberra

Rebels upset Brumbies in Canberra

The Brumbies' position at the top of the Australian Super Rugby conference in under threat after going down 13-8 to the Rebels in difficult conditions on Saturday.

Highlanders hold firm to overcome the Blues

Highlanders hold firm to overcome the Blues

An impressive first-half performance set the platform for the Highlanders to beat the Blues 30-24 in Dunedin on Saturday.

Hurricanes finally beaten

Hurricanes finally beaten

The Waratahs became the first team to beat the Hurricanes this season with a 29-24 victory in an eight-try thriller in Wellington on Saturday.

PREVIEW: Highlanders v Blues

PREVIEW: Highlanders v Blues

Having finally bagged their first win of the season, the Blues will be aiming to double up as they travel to Dunedin to face the Highlanders.

Nic White out of Rebels' clash

Nic White out of Rebels' clash

Brumbies scrumhalf Nic White has been ruled out of Saturday's game against the Rebels with an ankle injury.

Chiefs make a statement against Crusaders

Chiefs make a statement against Crusaders

The Chiefs made it back-to-back triumphs over the Crusaders in 2015 as they claimed a comfortable 26-9 victory in Christchurch on Friday.

PREVIEW: Brumbies v Rebels

PREVIEW: Brumbies v Rebels

A patched-up Brumbies side will look to bounce back from last week's narrow loss to the Blues when they host the Rebels in Canberra.

PREVIEW: Hurricanes v Waratahs

PREVIEW: Hurricanes v Waratahs

Can anyone stop the Hurricanes in 2015? The defending champions will be next to try as the Waratahs visit Wellington on Saturday.

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