Luckless Melbourne Rebels winger Dom Shipperley has announced his retirement from rugby.
Former scaffolder Anaru Rangi has helped lay the platform for the Melbourne Rebels' 46-14 win over the Sharks, scoring two tries in their Super Rugby clash on Friday night.
The Reds and Rebels have both endured tough preparations ahead of Round 6: can the Aussie franchises rise above the complications? Meanwhile, two of the world's best halfbacks go head-to-head at the Cake Tin.
The Jekyll and Hyde Waratahs were back at Allianz Stadium on Sunday with coach Daryl Gibson's decision to shift Israel Folau to the wing a masterstroke against the Rebels.
The Brad Thorn effect has taken hold at the Reds, a third straight win built on yet another gritty defensive performance. Meanwhile, the unbeaten Highlanders and a young Stormers fly-half also make the headlines in Round 5.
One of Super Rugby's fiercest rivalries highlights Round 5 as the Highlanders and Crusaders prepare to write another chapter in the South Island show-stopper. Meanwhile, Daryl Gibson is all anyone wants to talk about in Sydney.
The Waratahs have run down a 17-point deficit with a spectacular second-half try-scoring blitz to end Melbourne Rebels' unbeaten start to 2018.
Friday's Australian derby produced a quality battle between two impressive No. 8s but the result is nothing more than short-term agony for Michael Cheika. The Blues and South African youngsters also wrote themselves into the Round 4 headlines.
Super Rugby Round 4 is headlined by the huge Kiwi derby between competitions favourites the Hurricanes and Crusaders. Meanwhile in Brisbane, Taniel Tupou's World Cup credentials get another test against the Bulls.
The Wallabies lock was ruled out of the match with sternum soreness, after sustaining a chest injury in the 20-point victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo.
Melbourne Rebels have continued their unbeaten start to the Super Rugby season with a 37-17 demolition job on the injury-hit Sunwolves in Tokyo.
Several past and present Wallaby stars are playing cupid for their unlucky-in-love former teammate Drew Mitchell, using their Twitter accounts to call for the wing to be the next star of "Bachelor Australia".
Super Rugby Round 3 begins with derbies across New Zealand and Australia, the second of which offers the first glimpse of veteran Christian Leali'ifano on home soil. Are the Wallabies' woes at No.10 about to ease?
Super Rugby Round 2 got off to a flyer with the Blues and Highlanders providing the standout game of the weekend, while the high tackle law has us questioning whether they'll will be refereed consistently. These are the stories of Round 2.
The Waratahs escaped with a last-gasp win over the Stormers, but their performance on the whole was equal parts sublime and ridiculous.
Melbourne Rebels were the easybeats of Super Rugby in 2017. But with a new-look roster, including Will Genia, they made the perfect start to their 2018 campaign against Queensland Reds.
Twelve months ago, the Rebels were smacked by 38 points in their season opener. Fast forward 12 months and they were the team dishing out the punishment, in no small way thanks to Wallabies recruit Will Genia.
The Australian and New Zealand Super Rugby teams take the field for the first time after the competition kicked off last week. We tell you what to watch for in Round 2.
Will Genia has recovered from a back injury and will make his Melbourne Rebels debut against his old club Queensland in their opening Super Rugby clash.
The Waratahs' star attacking trio blew the cobwebs out in a final trial hitout in Sydney on Thursday night but coach Daryl Gibson was left with plenty of issues at the set-piece ahead of next week's opener against the Stormers.
Will Genia, Kurtley Beale and David Pocock headline the big-name Super Rugby recruits for the Australian conference, but who else is poised to make an impact? Check out all the ins and outs here!
In the inaugural season of the SuperW teams from the Waratahs, Queensland Reds, Brumbies, Western Force and Melbourne Rebels will take to the field in a six-week competition.
Wallabies lock Adam Coleman will lead the Melbourne Rebels in the 2018 Super Rugby season.
Australian rugby needed a bright start to 2018, and the game received just that as the men's and women's sevens teams recorded a clean sweep at the Sydney Sevens. The country's four Super Rugby franchises must now maintain the momentum.
Will Genia says talent doesn't necessarily equate to titles as the under-performing Melbourne Rebels look to finally become a Super Rugby threat.
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