Blues grind past Brumbies
In what was a low scoring close encounter, the Blues emerged victorious and have downed the Brumbies.
All Blacks' suffer Kieran Read injury blow
All Blacks captain Kieran Read is a concern for all New Zealand according to his Crusaders coach as a broken thumb derailed his preparation for the British & Irish Lions tour in eight weeks.
Foley keeps Tahs season alive
The Waratahs season has been saved with a scrappy three-point 29-26 victory over an ill-disciplined Queensland Reds.
Bernard Foley kicks the Waratahs to victory.
The Waratahs narrowly beat the Reds in a tight match to put an end to a run of three straight defeats in Super Rugby.
Gutsy Force can't do enough against Lions
The Lions have made it six straight with a extra time, bonus point try, despite the Force's strong defence.
Chiefs secure tight win over brave Sunwolves
The Sunwolves have shocked the Chiefs with a brave performance that saw the struggling side claim a losing bonus point after falling by just seven points.
Chiefs edge encounter with Sunwolves.
Chiefs only just over came the Sunwolves in a tighter than expected contest. The Japanese side will be happy with their bonus point following heavy defeats in their previous two games but the Chiefs would've hoped to win by a bigger margin for a bonus poi
Highlanders thrash Stormers
The Highlanders have secured a hammering 57-14 win over the Stormers, with doubles to both Waisake Naholo and Patrick Osborne making it five straight wins for the Highlanders.
Five Super Rugby clashes to look forward to
Round 10 of Super Rugby has all the ingredients to make it a memorable weekend for lovers of the game. KweséESPN's John Goliath look at five of Round 10's stand-out battles.
Whitelock flourishing since taking Crusaders captaincy
Handing the Crusaders captaincy to Sam Whitelock has been a stroke of genius one that will benefit the All Blacks, writes Craig Dowd.
Reds only slightly better than Tahs
It's the biggest rivalry in Australian rugby, but with the Queensland Reds and NSW Waratahs both struggling who'll come out on top? Check out all the team news, odds, team lists, preview videos and tips here.
Chiefs on the improve.
Greg Growden says the Chiefs are starting to look very good, which is bad news for the visiting Sunwolves.
Cooper to lead Reds to victory.
With both teams playing some terrible rugby, Greg Growden thinks the Reds will better the dismal Waratahs.
Meet the man who chose rugby over 'American dream' of the NFL draft
Washington Huskies linebacker Psalm Wooching was set to be drafted this week, but instead he has just returned from a trial at Top 14 side Pau. He tells Tom Hamilton his remarkable story.
Wales tee up All Blacks in four-Test schedule
Wales have confirmed their four-Test autumn programme which will see them face the Springboks, All Blacks and Wallabies.
South Africans finally embracing skill
After a few dark years for the Springboks, the men in charge of the sport in South Africa have finally realised that they have to evolve the game if they want to compete with the best.
Injury could see Wallabies debut for code-hopper
An injury to Dane Haylett-Petty could see Karmichael Hunt pull on the Wallabies jersey for the first time.
ARU rejects Brumbies, Rebels Super merger
The ARU insists the Brumbies will not be included in any discussions around cutting Australia's Super Rugby participation from five to four teams.
Barrett challenging Carter's status as best No. 10
Beauden Barrett has been instrumental in transforming the Hurricanes into an enlightening, innovative, state-of-the-art outfit that is defending their 2016 Super Rugby title with panache.
Beauden Barrett sublime, Waratahs ridiculous.
Greg Growden is enjoying the way in which Beauden Barrett is playing rugby; not so much New South Wales.
Gatland wants more prep time for Lions
Warren Gatland insists the British & Irish Lions must have more preparation time ahead of future tours.
British & Irish Lions Team of the Week
With Warren Gatland's British & Irish Lions squad confirmed, we look at the form of players he's picked and, with the inevitability of injuries, who could still make the plane to New Zealand.
New Zealand Team of the Week
A perfect four-from-four for New Zealand's sides this week as they continue to ramp up preparation for the British & Irish Lions but which individuals stole the show in Round 9 of Super Rugby?
Crusaders to continue unbeaten run.
Greg Growden can't see to the trip to play the Cheetahs being a problem for the best Crusaders team he has seen in years.
Kings to finish on top.
The Kings have enough momentum to see them defeat the Rebels according to Greg Growden.
Brumbies in a close one.
Brumbies half Joe Powell is headed for a Wallabies jersey and Greg Growden thinks he'll lead them to victory over the Blues.
Knee injury ends Evans' playing days
Former Wales and British & Irish Lions second row Ian Evans has retired from rugby due to a knee injury.
Fisher assessing options after head injury
Former England Saxons forward Jon Fisher is to step back from playing after suffering a head injury in December.
Clermont to face Saracens for Champions Cup
Clermont Auvergne will meet Saracens in the final of the Champions Cup on May 13 at Murrayfield.
Saracens' remorseless defence silences wayward Munster
AVIVA STADIUM, Dublin -- Saracens' defence has now become a rugby art form. It is a remorseless beast, the least charitable blockade in northern hemisphere domestic rugby.
Blyde secures dramatic win for Black Ferns
Michaela Blyde scored with the last play of the game to give New Zealand's Black Ferns a 17-14 victory over Canada at the HSBC Kitakyushu Sevens in Japan.
Shoremen 'choke' Students in Shute Shield.
Reigning Shute Shield champions Northern Suburbs play with tremendous width and depth to defeat Sydney University at Eridge Park, Bowral, the home of the Bowral Blacks, extending their unbeaten run to 18 matches.
NZ have skills advantage over Lions
Craig Dowd expects the All Blacks contenders to step up and make their presence felt in Super Rugby now the British & Irish Lions squad has been named.
Sharks and Rebels draw in Durban
There was no separating the Sharks and the Rebels in Durban as both ended with 14 players in a 9-9 draw in Super Rugby.
Kriel leads Bulls to Super Rugby victory
A converted Jesse Kriel try, five minutes from time saw the Bulls defeat the Cheetahs 20-14 in Super Rugby.
Force prove stiff competition, but Chiefs too good
The Force provided stiff opposition but ultimately came up short as the powerful Chiefs did enough to win their Super Rugby clash by nine points.
Crusaders stun Stormers in eight-try demolition
Winger George Bridge's first-half hat-trick has set up the Crusaders for a relentless 57-24 Super Rugby win over the Stormers in Christchurch.
Highlanders slay Sunwolves
The Highlanders have chalked up their fifth win of the Super Rugby season with a workmanlike 40-15 win over Japan's Sunwolves in Invercargill.
Jantjies penalty keeps Lions on track against Jaguares
The Lions escaped a tricky Super Rugby encounter against the Jaguares with victory thanks to a late Elton Jantjies penalty.
Tahs stumble to horror loss
The Waratahs have suffered one of their worst defeats, falling to the hands of the struggling Southern Kings 26-24 at home in Sydney.
Canes come from behind to crush Brumbies
The Hurricanes pilled on 42 unanswered points in the second half, to come back from a seven point deficit and hammer the Brumbies 56-21.
The tour which accelerated the Lions' need for change
The 1983 Lions tour of New Zealand looks to modern eyes like a marathon, an 18-match expedition including four Tests but it was a tour that accelerated the need for change, writes Huw Richards.
Former NRL's Ben T'eo gets Lions call-up.
Former NRL Premiership winner Ben Te'o has been selected for the British and Irish Lions.
How important will Jared Payne be for the Lions?
The British & Irish Lions coaching staff discuss the experience and ability that Jared Payne will be able to bring to the squad.
Shute Shield in Bowral promises boost for the bush
The Shute Shield grand final "replay" in Bowral promises to be worthy of being a showcase event and part of the growing push to nurture the grassroots of the game
Are The Crusaders the real deal?
We assess the state of play in Super Rugby after eight rounds, with the NZ and South African teams dominating the ladder.
How the Lions plan to tackle the All Blacks
Over the next few weeks the Lions coaches will be tasked with watching films focused on New Zealand's culture -- Warren Gatland is leaving no stone unturned as they plan to tackle the All Blacks.
The latest news, exclusive opinion/analysis, the best rugby video, and a look ahead to what the big talking points will be.