Ned Hanigan scored an 81st-minute try as the Waratahs claimed a thrilling 34-27 win over the Stormers in Sydney on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Crusaders finished with a flourish to kick off their title defence with a 45-23 bonus-point win over the Chiefs in Christchurch on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Brumbies came back from 19-8 down to beat the Sunwolves 32-25 in Tokyo on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Maxime Machenaud kicked 17 points as France beat Italy 34-17 at the Velodrome in Marseille on Friday night. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Leinster scored 10 tries as they thrashed the Kings 64-7 in a woefully one-sided contest at the RDS Arena on Friday night. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Rebels hammered the Reds 45-19 after Scott Higginbotham was sent off early in the first half in Melbourne on Friday. JON CARDINELLI reports. New coach Dave Wessels will be pleased after his side came away with the five log points. The Rebels scored as many as seven tries in the Australian derby. That said, there’s no getting around the fact that… Read more →
Bulls fullback Warrick Gelant will miss the Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Pretoria on Saturday due to a knee injury.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin plans to give youngsters game time as substitutes without disrupting his starting XV.
Bulls coach John Mitchell says prop Trevor Nyakane was left out of the match 23 to face the Hurricanes at Loftus on Saturday due to concerns over his fitness.
The Highlanders fired in the second half to claim a hard-earned 41-34 win over the Blues in Dunedin on Friday. JON CARDINELLI reports. The Blues did enough to come away from this match with a losing bonus point. But for some poor discipline and game management after the 50-minute mark, they may well have won the match and ended their losing streak… Read more →