The Highlanders have made it three wins from three, with a spirited performance against the Crusaders in Dunedin
Despite a fast start from the Bulls, the Chiefs fired in the second half to come back from a 14-point deficit, and keep the Bulls tryless in the second, to down the Bulls 41-28 in Waikato.
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.
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.
A severely understrength Chiefs have secured one of their greatest Super Rugby results, surviving raid after raid from a fast-finishing Blues to win Friday's clash 27-21 in Auckland.
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.
A last-gasp Ned Hanigan try has secured the NSW Waratahs a dramatic 34-27 opening-round Super Rugby win over the Stormers at Allianz Stadium.
The Crusaders have kick-started their Super Rugby title defence with a gritty 45-23 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch, a controversial penalty try late in the second half proving key in the season-opening victory.
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.
Super Rugby us is up an running for 2018 with play commencing in the South African conference over the weekend. The New Zealand franchises begin their seasons from Friday, so what can we expect?
New Zealand rugby fans will expect their sides once again to dominate Super Rugby, and Sam Bruce assesses the squads of the Blues, Chiefs, Crusaders, Highlanders and Hurricanes.
All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has insisted that New Zealand Rugby's finances are not limitless when it comes to keeping their best homegrown players playing Super Rugby.
The Highlanders will take on the Chiefs in a New Zealand Super Rugby derby in June in Fiji.
"When you're afraid you start second guessing yourself." All Blacks fullback Damian McKenzie on risk versus reward, his remarkable year and the transition from fullback to fly-half.
New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises have each unveiled their squads ahead of the 2018 season, when the competition will revert to a three-conference, 15-team structure.
Former Bath head coach Tabai Matson has landed an assistant's role with New Zealand Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs.
The Crusaders proved too good for their New Zealand rivals as they ran in four-tries-to-one in a 27-13 win over the Chiefs in Christchurch.
KweséESPN takes a look at some of the important duels that could have a massive bearing on the outcome of the do-or-die semifinals.
We're down to the final four in Super Rugby with the semifinal action set down for Christchurch and Johannesburg this weekend. So who will advance to the big dance?
Despite a lopsided, illogical conference system, the best four teams have advanced to the Super Rugby semifinals. As the New Zealand conference was easily the toughest of the four- it is justified that three Kiwi sides remain.
After 17 rounds, we've reached the quarterfinals, so who'll come out on top and make it through to the semifinals?
The Chiefs have overcome a second-string Brumbies outfit 28-10, but could face a much stiffer test if the two sides meet again in next week's Super Rugby quarter-final.
We look at the final round of the home-and-away season: Can the Crusaders finish the campaign undefeated?
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