Rugby Union News

The Brumbies have put together three consecutive Super Rugby losses for the first time since 2011, but coach Stephen Larkham insists minor tweaks are the tonic to reverse their fortunes. …

Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock has been cited for an act of retaliation during their Super Rugby win over the Cheetahs. All Blacks lock Whitelock was shown a yellow card after …

The lowest-ranked Kiwi side’s victory over Australia’s conference leaders has epitomised the chasm in quality between the two countries’ Super Rugby outfits. The Brumbies’ 18-12 defeat at the hands of …

The Brumbies have slumped to a third successive Super Rugby loss, losing 18-12 to the Blues as they made it 15 wins in a row for New Zealand teams against …

The Blues have extended New Zealand Super Rugby sides’ winning streak over Australian opposition to 15 games, with an 18-12 victory over the Brumbies. Despite being last in the New …

Melbourne’s case to avoid the Super Rugby axe hit a King-size hurdle in Port Elizabeth with the Rebels turning in their worst performance of the season with an insipid 44-3 …

The Sharks have cracked the Jaguares’ unbeaten home record with a 33-25 victory to consolidate second place in Super Rugby’s Africa 2 conference at Velez Sarsfield in Buenos Aires. The …

Kieran Read’s broken thumb will add uncertainty and anxiety to the All Blacks build-up to the Test series against the British and Irish Lions. All Blacks skipper Read is the …

Melbourne’s Super Rugby season has hit a new low with a demoralising 44-3 loss to the lowly Kings in Port Elizabeth. The Rebels were primed to crack their first victory …

All Blacks captain Kieran Read suffered a broken thumb during the Crusaders’ defeat of the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, casting doubt over his fitness for the June series against the British …

The Crusaders have made it nine wins from nine but victory may have come at a cost with All Blacks captain Kieran Read forced off with a thumb injury. He …

The Force delivered yet another brave effort as their Super Rugby future remains clouded but it wasn’t enough to stop the Lions prevailing 24-15 at nib Stadium. The Johannesburg side …

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson is hopeful their dramatic come-from-behind victory over the Queensland Reds can be the springboard they need to return to Super Rugby finals contention. The gutsy …

Nick Stiles says the Queensland Reds still did their one-off maroon throwback jerseys justice despite losing their seventh consecutive match to the NSW Waratahs. The Reds’ Super Rugby finals hopes …

Karmichael Hunt continues to mount a compelling case for Wallabies selection after surviving an injury scare in Queensland’s heartbreaking 29-26 loss to the NSW Waratahs. Hunt crossed for a try …

Karmichael Hunt’s Wallabies hopes may be dashed after he hobbled off in the dying minutes of Queensland’s 29-26 loss to the NSW Waratahs on Saturday. Hunt crossed for a try …

Bernard Foley has booted the NSW Waratahs to an important last-gasp 29-26 Super Rugby victory over the Queensland Reds. Foley kicked five penalties – four of them coming in the …

An under-par Chiefs have wasted a golden chance to secure Super Rugby bonus points, defeating the Sunwolves 27-20. Despite heavy losses in successive weeks to the Crusaders and Highlanders, the …