Flanker Shannon Frizell scored a hat-trick of tries and created another as the Highlanders claimed a 34-16 victory over the Blues in Auckland on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
CRAIG LEWIS rates the 15 Super Rugby teams based on performances after nine rounds.
MARIETTE ADAMS looks ahead to the first three Super Rugby matches of round nine, including the game between the Hurricanes and Chiefs.
Rob du Preez scored 38 points as the Sharks staved off a second-half comeback from the Blues to claim a stunning 63-40 win in Auckland on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
EW Viljoen scored a brace as the Stormers powered their way to a 37-20 win over the Blues in Cape Town on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Stormers fullback SP Marais is set to miss the match against the Blues after sustaining a rib injury in Dunedin.
CRAIG LEWIS rates the 15 Super Rugby teams based on their performances after four rounds.
Captain Warren Whiteley says the Lions were not direct enough in their approach in their 38-35 loss to the Blues at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Murphy Taramai scored an 80th-minute try to hand the Blues a thrilling 38-35 comeback win over the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday evening. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Fullback Andries Coetzee says the Lions are up for the challenge of facing their first New Zealand opponent this year when they host the Blues on Saturday.