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50dSam Bruce

Power Rankings: The Highlanders' chilly challenge in Canberra

The Blues are so close to a home final they can touch it, but how will things pan out for the Crusaders and Highlanders this weekend? Our latest edition of Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings has the good oil.

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49dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 5 line-ups

After four exciting rounds of trans-Tasman rugby it's come down to the pointy end of the season as we enter the final round and discover who'll play off in next week's final. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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43dESPN Staff

Preview: Can the Highlanders spoil the Blues' Eden Park party?

We were always likely to get an all-New Zealand final for Super Rugby Trans-Tasman, but perhaps the combatants are not what we expected. The Blues are favoured to end their long title drought, but one should never write off the Highlanders.

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61dAAP

Reds win but lament a missed opportunity

After 13 matches between Australian and New Zealand opposition in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition, the Queensland Reds finally ended Aussie teams' losing streak in their 40-34 win over the Waikato Chiefs.

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64dESPN staff

COVID forces Highlanders-Rebels venue switch

The Round 3 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman game between the Highlanders and Melbourne Rebels has been moved from Queenstown to Sydney after the New Zealand Government paused quarantine-free travel with Victoria.

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60dLiam Napier

Analysing the All Blacks options ahead of 2021 Test season

They have suffered some injuries, including the loss of captain Sam Cane for much of the year, but the All Blacks again appear flush with options for the Bledisloe Cup and Rugby Championship. Liam Napier runs the rule over a potential squad here.

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65dAAP

COVID outbreak puts Highlanders-Rebels in limbo

Melbourne Rebels are relying on the Victorian-New Zealand travel bubble reopening by Saturday or a travel exemption to play their Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match against the Highlanders in Queenstown on Sunday.

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71dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby TT Power Rankings: Blues rise as Reds fall

The opening round has been run and won, and there's been plenty of movement on the ladder after two close finishes and one blow out on Saturday. Read for every move the Power Rankings.

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79dReuters

Highlanders omit Frizell amid assault allegations

All Blacks loose forward Shannon Frizell has been omitted from the Highlanders' Super Rugby Trans-Tasman opener against the Reds amid a police investigation into an alleged assault at a Dunedin nightspot.

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79dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman Power Rankings Round 1

Across the five weeks, ESPN will rank all 10 teams, from top to bottom, taking into account which teams are playing the best rugby, injuries, each team's recent opponents, and which teams are looking most like title contenders.

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81dReuters

Super Rugby TT retains some law variations

Australia and New Zealand have agreed to retain replacements for red-carded players and goal-line drop-outs in the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition after trialling the rule innovations in domestic seasons, organisers said on Monday.

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70dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 2 line-ups

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman is already proving to be an uphill battle for Australia's five teams, so will things get any better in Round 2? Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

85dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU & Aotearoa: Line-ups

It all comes down to this weekend, who'll come be crowned Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa champions? Stay across the latest team news here.

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77dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 1 line-ups

There is no time to rest after the domestic competitions were run and won in Australia and New Zealand, with Super Rugby Trans-Tasman kicking off on Friday. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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63dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 3 Preview

The Super Rugby Trans-Tasman ledger doesn't make for great for Australian rugby, so will the New Zealand sides continue their complete domination in Round 3? Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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56dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman: Round 4 Preview

Super Rugby Trans-Tasman looks to be a race in four, with this weekend's match-ups in Brisbane and Canberra looming as the decisive fixtures in the race for the final. Stay across all the team news, odds and match analysis here.

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92dAAP

NZ Rugby votes for US equity injection

The All Blacks and New Zealand Rugby are set for a mammoth private equity injection after a historic vote to sell a minority share in the game's commercial interests.

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105dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R9 & Aotearoa R8: Line-ups, odds, analysis

It's down to the pointy end of the season in Super Rugby AU and Aotearoa, with plenty of competition for the remaining finals places. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.

91dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU & Aotearoa: Line-ups, analysis

The Brumbies host the Force in the opening weekend of the Super Rugby AU finals while there is only pride to play for across the final round of Super Rugby Aotearoa. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.

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98dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R10 & Aotearoa R9: Line-ups, odds, analysis

The countdown to finals is on with Super Rugby AU entering their final round while across the ditch the penultimate round looms. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.