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Sports - Rugby Union

Tahs prop backed to handle SA rugby fire

TOM ROBERTSON of the Wallabies runs the ball during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Ireland at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Touted as a potential Wallaby, NSW Waratahs prop Harry Johnson-Holmes is set to have his first start against a South African Super Rugby side this weekend.

Johnson supports RA in Folau controversy

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Australian director of rugby Scott Johnson says his association with gay Welsh international Gareth Thomas is why he opposes Israel Folau's homophobic posts.

The Rugby Nation show: Episode Five

Rebels' Uelese nearing Super Rugby return

JORDAN UELESE poses during the Australian Wallabies headshot session in Gold Coast, Australia.

Melbourne hooker Jordan Uelese is hopeful of making his long-awaited comeback to Super Rugby next round after almost a year out with a knee injury.

Super form pleases Aust director of rugby

RU Director of Performance SCOTT JOHNSON of Scottland attends a press conference after the Rugby World Cup Pool Draw at the Kyoto State Guest House in Kyoto, Japan.

Director of rugby Scott Johnson has warned experienced Wallabies that form will be the main criteria when Australia's squad is selected for the Rugby World Cup.

Staniforth expecting tough pack battle against Sharks

Waratahs lock Tom Staniforth says they won't fall into the trap of underestimating an inconsistent Sharks outfit this weekend, with the second rower expecting a battle of the forwards at BankWest Stadium.

Hunt feels for Tahs, Wallabies mate Folau

KARMICHAEL HUNT of the Wallabies is tackled during the match between the Australian Wallabies and the Barbarians at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Karmichael Hunt says the Israel Folau situation is "sad" and feels for him, even though he doesn't share the beliefs of his NSW Waratahs and Wallabies teammate.

Tahs ready to ramp up rugby physicality

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The NSW Waratahs are looking to ramp up their physicality going into a potentially season-defining Super Rugby stretch against South African sides.

Kitakyushu Sevens: Aussie 7s highlights

The Aussies ended up sixth at the Kityakushu Sevens. Check out the best of the action from Mikuni World Stadium in Kitakyushu.

Israel Folau conduct hearing set for May 4

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Waratahs watches on during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Stormers at Allianz Stadium Sydney,Australia.

Wallabies star Israel Folau's code of conduct hearing over controversial social media posts has been set for May 4.

Injury rocks Brumbies veteran Mann-Rea

The Brumbies' Josh Mann-Rea has suffered a suspected torn anterior cruciate ligament which could end the 38-year-old Super Rugby hooker's playing career.

Hunt saddened by Folau controversy

Karmichael Hunt says he feels for long-term friend Israel Folau around his controversial social media post. Despite the disruption to the club in the past weeks Hunt is enjoying his time at 12 hopeful for a Wallabies call up at the end of the year.

Pocock's frustrating injury woes continue

DAVID POCOCK of the Brumbies runs onto the field before the round seven Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Waratahs at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Brumbies star David Pocock has played more Tests than Super Rugby matches in the past two years as he battles to overcome nagging injury concerns.

Super Rugby title race wide open: Gibson

DARYL GIBSON, head coach of the Waratahs, looks on during team warm up ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand

Melbourne Rebels have let slip a golden opportunity to take control of the Australian conference with a Super Rugby loss to the NSW Waratahs.

Super Rugby 2019 Round 10: Top Tries

Which is your favourite try from round 10?

Aussie women out in Japan Sevens quarters

Australia have been beaten 21-7 by England in the quarter-finals of the women's rugby sevens world series event in Japan.

Waratahs savour Super win over Rebels

BERNARD FOLEY of the Wallabies kicks at goal during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Italy at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wallabies playmaker Bernard Foley is convinced the NSW Waratahs can win the Super Rugby title with or without suspended star Israel Folau.

Brave Brumbies back in Super Rugby hunt

The race for top spot in the Super Rugby Australian conference is heating up after the Brumbies pulled off a famous victory in Cape Town.

Waratahs in Super comeback win over Rebels

The NSW Waratahs have battled back from a 13-point halftime deficit to record a crucial Super Rugby win over Australian conference leaders the Melbourne Rebels.

Ablett explains why he unliked Folau post

Geelong star Gary Ablett has used an Easter message to explain why he liked and unliked Israel Folau's controversial social media post.

Youthful Reds show their growth vs Sharks

The Queensland Reds ended a 15-year winless streak against the Sharks in Durban but their coach wasted no time in challenging them to maintain a high standard.

Qld Reds impress in Super win over Sharks

SAMU KEREVI of Australia warms up prior to the Quilter International match between England and Australia in London, United Kingdom.

The Queensland Reds have held on for a drought-breaking Super Rugby victory over the Sharks, their first in Durban in 15 years.

Ex-foes Foley, Hooper now Waratahs mates

MICHAEL HOOPER of the Wallabies makes a break during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Bernard Foley is a big admirer of his NSW Waratahs captain Michael Hooper but they got off on the wrong note when they first clashed in open rugby.

Waratahs to be galvanised by Folau furore

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The NSW Waratahs will look to turn the distraction of an Israel Folau generated controversy into a positive for the second time in 12 months.

Brumbies hold no fear on Super Rugby road

DAN MCKELLAR, head coach of the Brumbies, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The Brumbies have an impressive recent record touring South Africa and Argentina which they'll look to continue against the Stormers on Saturday.

Foley says Israel Folau's hurting Waratahs

BERNARD FOLEY of Australia passes the ball during the Australia Captain's Run at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

A conflicted Bernard Foley says controversial Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is not a bad guy but is hurting his NSW Waratahs team.

Still no Pocock for Brumbies' rugby clash

DAVID POCOCK of the Brumbies runs onto the field before the round seven Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Waratahs at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

David Pocock will miss his fifth-straight Super Rugby game as the Brumbies face the Stormers in Cape Town.

Genia says Folau's Australian career over

WILL GENIA of Rebels passes the ball during the Super Rugby match between Sunwolves and Rebels at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Tokyo, Japan.

Wallabies halfback Will Genia admits teammates will struggle to play alongside Israel Folau if the fullback's sacking is overturned.

Rebels overhaul pack for Waratahs clash

The Melbourne Rebels have completely replaced their front row in a team featuring six starting changes to face the Waratahs in their Super Rugby derby.

Beale can lay claim to Folau Wallaby spot

KURTLEY BEALE of the Wallabies in action during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale will fill the fullback role for the NSW Waratahs vacated by Israel Folau.

Sharks away win a 'must' for Kerevi's Reds

SAMU KEREVI of Australia warms up prior to the Quilter International match between England and Australia in London, United Kingdom.

Reds captain Samu Kerevi says a rare victory against the Sharks at Kings Park is a must as the side fights to remain in Super Rugby title contention.

Kerevi named as Reds hunt Sharks in Durban

SAMU KEREVI of Australia warms up prior to the Quilter International match between England and Australia in London, United Kingdom.

Form centre Samu Kerevi won't be rested as the Queensland Reds chase a rare Super Rugby win in Durban on Friday.

Simmons wary of lethal old rugby mates

WILL GENIA of Rebels passes the ball during the Super Rugby match between Sunwolves and Rebels at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Tokyo, Japan.

He's played most of his career with Will Genia and Quade Cooper, so NSW Waratahs lock Rob Simmons knows how good they are as he prepares to face them.

Test referee Owens slams Folau's actions

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Test rugby referee Nigel Owens says Israel Folau must "understand the consequences" when he makes public his controversial views.

Israel Folau seeks code of conduct hearing

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Waratahs watches on during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Stormers at Allianz Stadium Sydney,Australia.

Israel Folau has opted to contest his breach notice from Rugby Australia over his controversial social media posts.

Phipps praises rugby bosses in Folau case

NICK PHIPPS of Australia dives over for a try during the rugby union international match between Japan and Australia Wallabies at Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

NSW Waratahs halfback Nick Phipps admits the Israel Folau saga has been a distraction for the side before their Super Rugby match against Melbourne Rebels.

Nonu and SBW firmly in NZ World Cup frame

SONNY BILL WILLIAMS of the All Blacks passes during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Veteran midfield backs Ma'a Nonu and Sonny Bill Williams both have the quality to barge the World Cup selection door down says All Blacks coach Steve Hansen.

All Blacks lose McKenzie for World Cup

DAMIAN MCKENZIE of the All Blacks makes a break during the International Test match between the New Zealand All Blacks and France at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The All Blacks will be without Damian McKenzie for their Rugby World Cup defence after the versatile back suffered a serious knee injury.

Folau faces end to Australian rugby career

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Waratahs watches on during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Stormers at Allianz Stadium Sydney,Australia.

Israel Folau had been charged with a high level code of conduct breach with Rugby Australia's integrity unit recommending his contract be terminated.

Folau prepared to accept rugby fate

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Israel Folau says his faith comes before sport and he will walk away without a fight if Rugby Australia tears up his contract.

Australia beaten at Singapore Sevens

Australian Women's Sevens team coach TIM WALSH speaks during the Australian Rugby Sevens Commonwealth Games Teams Announcement at the Rugby Australia building in Sydney, Australia.

Australia's losing run in men's sevens world series quarter-finals has continued with a 31-19 defeat against England in Singapore.

Brumbies shine on dark week for Aust rugby

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The Brumbies conjured a return to form and injected some much-needed positivity into a miserable week for Australian rugby.

Reds eye consistency with season on line

SAMU KEREVI of Australia warms up prior to the Quilter International match between England and Australia in London, United Kingdom.

After a frustrating performance against the Bulls, coach Brad Thorn is focusing on the Reds being switched on for Friday's do-or-die meeting with the Sharks.

Banks eyes Folau's vacant Wallabies jersey

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brumbies fullback Tom Banks has thrown down a marker to replace Israel Folau in the Wallabies No. 15 jersey with a stellar performance against the Lions.

Brumbies impress in Lions Super Rugby win

DAN MCKELLAR, head coach of the Brumbies, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The Brumbies have put their Super Rugby campaign back on track with a 31-20 win against South Africa's Lions in Canberra.

Rebels look to rebound against Tahs

Head Coach DAVE WESSELS of the Force reacting prior to the Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Stung by their disappointing performance against the Stormers, Melbourne are vowing to throw everything at the Waratahs next Saturday.

Rebels fall to Stormers in Super surprise

Head Coach DAVE WESSELS of the Force looks on prior to the Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Melbourne have blown a chance to extend their Australian Super Rugby conference lead with a 41-24 loss to the lowly Stormers at AAMI Park.

Fallen star Folau not finished with RA yet

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies takes on the defence during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Code-hopping superstar Israel Folau will fight to save his Wallabies career after Rugby Australia's threat to tear up his multi-million-dollar contract.

Brumbies braced for Lions Super threat

The Brumbies want their first-half intensity against the Crusaders last week translated into an 80-minute assault on the Lions in a crunch Super Rugby fixture.

Folau's stunning fall as swift as his rise

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Israel Folau's stunning fall from grace threatens to tarnish forever one of the truly great rugby league and rugby union careers.

Sport Australia commends Rugby Australia

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Sport Australia boss Kate Palmer says Rugby Australia's strong stance against Israel Folau sends a message to all sports that discrimination won't be tolerated.

Reds make four Super changes to face Bulls

AIDAN TOUA of the Reds passes the ball during the round 10 Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Chiefs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Aidan Toua is on the wing for the touring Queensland Reds after Brad Thorn unveiled two changes to his starting backline and two to his pack to face the Bulls.

Rebels prepared for angry Super Stormers

TOM ENGLISH of the Rebels runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Waratahs at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Melbourne Rebels centre Tom English says he can understand the frustration of their Super Rugby opponents, the Stormers, who have lost their past three.

Mortlock's bold Wallabies World Cup call

Former Wallabies captain Stirling Mortlock has made the stunning claim Australia could win the 2019 World Cup without both Israel Folau and David Pocock.

Wallaby Folau's timeline of controversy

A timeline of Wallaby and NSW Waratah Israel Folau's social media posts and reactions.

Delay for Pocock's return to Super Rugby

DAVID POCOCK of the Brumbies runs onto the field before the round seven Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Waratahs at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

The struggling Brumbies have been forced to scratch star flanker David Pocock from their team to face the Lions.

SBW knee surgery puts World Cup in doubt

SONNY BILL WILLIAMS of the All Blacks passes during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Sonny Bill Williams' hopes of lining up at a third World Cup with the All Blacks have taken a blow after he was booked in for knee surgery.

Qantas responds to Folau's online posts

The Wallabies' major sponsor Qantas is awaiting Rugby Australia's review after condemning Israel Folau's latest social media outburst.

Thorn signs Reds coaching extension

Coach BRAD THORN of the Reds watches on during the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Bulls at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Brad Thorn will be head coach of the Queensland Reds until at least the end of 2020 after agreeing to a one-year Super Rugby extension.

Rugby Australia expect to sack Folau

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies celebrates scoring a try during an International Test match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Superstar code-hopper Israel Folau, the only Wallaby to win three John Eales Medals, has seemingly played his last Test in the gold jumper.

Folau slammed over anti-gay comments

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies takes on the defence during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Matildas captain Sam Kerr has criticised rugby star Israel Folau's controversial posts saying they're embarrassing and preach hate.

Folau's future in doubt after online posts

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Waratahs watches on during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Stormers at Allianz Stadium Sydney,Australia.

Wallabies superstar Israel Folau is in hot water again after taking to social media to express his strong Christian beliefs.

Four Rebels changes for Stormers clash

JACK MADDOCKS of the Rebels runs with the ball during a Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby training session at Gosch's Paddock in Melbourne, Australia.

Wallabies back Jack Maddocks is among the injured Melbourne Rebels players to be ruled out of their Super Rugby home clash with the Stormers.

Melbourne Rebels' Meakes escapes Super ban

Wallabies hopeful Billy Meakes is free to play in the Melbourne Rebels' Super Rugby clash with the Stormers after escaping suspension for foul play.

Brumbies target third quarter shortcomings

Lachlan McCaffrey concedes the Brumbies are lacking intensity after halftime and they're trying to work out why.

All Blacks squad provides World Cup clues

All Black coach STEVE HANSEN during the New Zealand All Blacks Captain's Run at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Steve Hansen has overlooked ageing Test great Ma'a Nonu when naming his first All Blacks squad of the year.

Rugby Australia considers new comp options

Rugby Australia and SANZAAR are considering a revised Rugby Championship if the mooted Nations Championship doesn't get the go ahead.

Super Rebels' Meakes cited for tackle

Rebel Billy Meakes must front the SANZAAR judicial committee after being cited for alleged foul play during the Rebels' Super Rugby win over the Sunwolves.

NSW secure back-to back Super W titles

ASH HEWSON leads the Wallaroos onto the field during the International Test match between the New Zealand Black Ferns and Australia Wallaroos at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

NSW have beaten Queensland in a thrilling grand final to claim back-to-back Super W titles.

Rebels control Super Rugby conference

MICHAEL CHEIKA, Head Coach of Australia looks on during a training session at the Lensbury Hotel in London, England.

The Melbourne Rebels have the chance to open up a 12-point lead in the Australian Super Rugby conference following a big win over the Sunwolves.

Former Wallaby Lloyd McDermott dies

Newly appointed Rugby Australia Chief Executive Officer RAELENE CASTLE poses during a press conference at the Rugby Australia Building in Sydney, Australia.

Australian rugby legend Lloyd McDermott, one of the first indigenous players to represent the Wallabies, has died aged 79.

Brumbies lament third-quarter meltdown

CHRISTIAN LEALIIFANO of the Brumbies is tackled during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Rebels at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Beaten Brumbies coach Dan McKellar warned his players a Crusaders second-half surge was coming and is disappointed they couldn't halt it in Christchurch.

Waratahs can be so much better: Gibson

DARYL GIBSON, head coach of the Waratahs, looks on during team warm up ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

NSW Waratahs have a bye week to try to raise their game after their narrow Super Rugby loss in a hot-and-cold display against the Blues.

Rebels coach won't look at Super ladder

Head Coach DAVE WESSELS of the Force reacting prior to the Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Banking a win over the Sunwolves, Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels says he won't look at the Super Rugby ladder and is instead just focused on winning.

Rebels romp to Super win over Sunwolves

REECE HODGE of Australia looks for a pass during a training session at the Lensbury Hotel in London, England.

Melbourne have run in six tries, with Reece Hodge scoring a hat-trick, to earn a 42-15 win over the Sunwolves to extend their Super Rugby conference lead.

Slow-starting Waratahs beaten by Blues

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies takes on the defence during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The NSW Waratahs have gone down 32-29 to the Blues at Eden Park on a night in which Israel Folau became Super Rugby's greatest try-scorer.

Brumbies fall short against Crusaders

DAN MCKELLAR, head coach of the Brumbies, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The Crusaders have scored five tries in the second spell to overrun the Brumbies 36-14 in a Super Rugby game of two halves.

Perfect NSW look for more Super W success

ASH HEWSON leads the Wallaroos onto the field during the International Test match between the New Zealand Black Ferns and Australia Wallaroos at North Harbour Stadium in Auckland, New Zealand.

NSW will look to complete a second straight unbeaten Super W campaign when they meet Queensland in the grand final in Sydney.

Salakaia-Loto in good place: Thorn

Queensland Country coach BRAD THORN during the NRC match between Queensland Country and Melbourne at Bond University in Brisbane, Australia.

Brad Thorn can relate to Lukhan Salakaia-Loto as he continues a heartening return to rugby union since the sudden death of his step-father last year.

Reds' strong finish weathers Stormers

SAMU KEREVI of the Reds breaks away from the defence during the 2018 Global Tens match between the Queensland Reds and the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The Queensland Reds have improved to 3-4 this Super Rugby season with a 24-12 defeat of Cape Town's Stormers at Suncorp Stadium on Friday night.

Blues not underestimating patchy Waratahs

ISRAEL FOLAU of the Wallabies runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The Blues will be chasing a fourth straight Super Rugby win when they host the desperate NSW Waratahs at Eden Park.

Crusaders litmus test for Brumbies locks

DAN MCKELLAR, head coach of the Brumbies, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Murray Douglas and Darcy Swain will undergo a baptism of fire when they make their Brumbies starting debuts in the second row against the Crusaders.

Rebels running on Super instinct: Maddocks

JACK MADDOCKS of Rebels runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between Sunwolves and Rebels at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Ground in Tokyo, Japan.

Winger Jack Maddocks credits playmaker Quade Cooper and a liberal attitude at the Melbourne Rebels for his Super Rugby-leading tally of tries.

All Black Israel Dagg announces retirement

ISRAEL DAGG warms up during a Crusaders Super Rugby training session at Rugby Park in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Fullback Israel Dagg has announced his retirement from rugby after his brilliant All Blacks career was cruelled by a long-term knee injury.

All Blacks props back for Crusaders

Coach SCOTT ROBERTSON looks on during a Crusaders Super Rugby training session at Rugby Park in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The Brumbies will face an all-All Blacks front row after the Crusaders welcomed back props Owen Franks and Joe Moody from injury for their Super Rugby match.

Weakened Brumbies pack to face Crusaders

RORY ARNOLD of Australia looks on during the Rugby Championship match between Argentina and Australia at Twickenham Stadium in London, England.

Three Wallabies forwards are being rested from the Brumbies side who face a daunting Super Rugby fixture against the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Blues wing Ioane named to face Waratahs

CALEB CLARKE of the Blues during a Blues Super Rugby training session at Alexandra Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Blues matchwinner Rieko Ioane is included again on the wing to face the Waratahs, although they'll be without Sonny Bill Williams for their Super Rugby clash.

Blue-blooded Boyle happy to be a Qld Red

Millie Boyle remains a NSW fan in rugby league's State of Origin but has no concerns about donning the maroon in the Super W decider.

Rebels wary of wounded Super Sunwolves

Head Coach DAVE WESSELS of the Force reacting prior to the Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Force at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Melbourne coach Dave Wessels knows first-hand the effect of being cut from the Super Rugby competition and is wary of the Sunwolves, who they host on Saturday.

Crunch clash as Kerevi eyes Super rest

SAMU KEREVI of Australia warms up prior to the Quilter International match between England and Australia in London, United Kingdom.

Queensland's home Super Rugby game against the Stormers is significant ahead of a tough tour of South Africa, where captain Samu Kerevi is likely to be rested.

Waratahs rest Wallabies captain Hooper

DARYL GIBSON, head coach of the Waratahs, looks on during team warm up ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand

Coach Daryl Gibson has opted to rest Wallabies captain Michael Hooper and put Kurtley Beale on the bench for Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Blues.

Cheika opens up on tough Larkham axing

MICHAEL CHEIKA speaks to his players during an Australian Wallabies training session at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says sacking Stephen Larkham was tough but his thoughts were always on the bigger picture of World Cup success.

Brumbies to use Crusaders to bounce back

DAN MCKELLAR, head coach of the Brumbies, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Brumbies at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The Brumbies have the odds stacked against them when they take on the Crusaders in Christchurch but coach Dan McKellar says they won't be lacking in effort.

Waratahs looking to hit back against Blues

The NSW Waratahs plan to continue backing their 'world-class' backline in Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Blues in Auckland.

Rebels Rangi still wants Wallabies call-up

In-form Melbourne hooker Anaru Rangi says he can't worry about Wallabies selectors and will focus on playing well in the Super Rugby to catch their eye.

Reds restore Kerevi to favoured role

Rookie winger Jack Hardy will make his Super Rugby maiden start for the Queensland Reds thanks to their desire that Samu Kerevi return to inside centre.

Hurricanes lose Lousi to Welsh club

SAM LOUSI of the Hurricanes during the match between the Hurricanes and the British & Irish Lions at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Welsh club Scarlets have snared the signature of Hurricanes lock Sam Lousi, who played two seasons at NSW Waratahs.

Gordon aims to lock up Wallabies No.9 spot

WILL GENIA of the Wallabies looks on during The Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

NSW Waratahs have re-signed halfback Jake Gordon for two more Super Rugby seasons, with the 25-year-old recommitting to Australian rugby until 2021.

Tahs need to lift Super Rugby work rate

ROB SIMMONS of the Wallabies scores a try during the international match between Japan and Australia at Nissan Stadium Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan.

The inconsistent NSW Waratahs need to pick up their work rate and get it back to where it was last year according to lock Rob Simmons.

Smith inks new deal with Highlanders

AARON SMITH of the All Blacks during the New Zealand All Blacks Captains Run at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

The All Blacks will be assured of rapid distribution from the breakdown after halfback Aaron Smith signed a two-year deal with NZ Rugby and the Highlanders.