|100%||Kick Percent Success||67%|
|23||Kicks From Hand||19|
|42% / 66%||Possession 1H/2H||58% / 34%|
|36% / 66%||Territory 1H/2H||64% / 34%|
|69 / 76 (90%)||Rucks Won||60 / 65 (92%)|
|6 / 6 (100%)||Mauls Won||0 / 0 (0%)|
|1||Total Free Kicks Conceded||1|
Rugby Australia interim CEO Rob Clarke announced the formal part of the broadcast process has begun as RA attempt to seal the code's broadcast future, as D-day looms for New Zealand Rugby's inclusion in a trans-Tasman competition.
Brad Thorn didn't want to judge his Reds side too severely after Saturday's loss to the Waratahs because of the sudden death of Jordan Petaia's father. But he also knows they must be stronger mentally if they are to achieve their potential.
There is no break dancing, yet. But while Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has put his moves on hold for seven days, his side's latest triumph will have many in New Zealand again asking why he wasn't given the All Blacks job.
The Crusaders weren't at their best on Sunday, yet they underlined their status as a champion by fighting back to defeat the Highlanders and claim the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa trophy.
Warren Gatland's first season in charge of the Chiefs ended far from the way he had planned, but he expects the team will be better for the experience next year under his temporary replacement, Clayton McMillan.
The Waratahs' emphatic win over the Reds proved Super Rugby AU has something the tournament being played on the other side of the Tasman doesn't - suspense, writes Sam Bruce.