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Rebels earn bonus-point win over Sunwolves

Melbourne have secured 40-13 bonus-point win over the Sunwolves to stay in touch with the Waratahs, who lead the Australian Super Rugby conference.

Crusaders beat Hurricanes in key clash

Methodical rugby has handed the Crusaders a 24-13 win over the Hurricanes in a table-topping Super Rugby arm wrestle.

2018 Super Rugby Round 15: Rebels vs Sunwolves

Manenti's aim to offer fresh 7s approach

Interim coach John Manenti is hopeful of securing the long-term reins of Australia's women's sevens squad, having piloted them since April's Commonwealth Games.

Wounded Reds ready for Super Rugby battle

SCOTT HIGGINBOTHAM runs with the ball during a Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby training session at Visy Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Queensland captain Scott Higginbotham is confident the suspension of good mate James Slipper for cocaine use won't influence the side's performance on Saturday.

2018 Super Rugby Round 15: Crusaders vs Hurricanes

Waratahs eye another NZ Super Rugby hurdle

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

Conquering the next Super Rugby mountain, winning on Kiwi soil, is in the sights of the improving NSW Waratahs.

Highlanders wing Nabura cops six-week ban

TEVITA NABURA of the Highlanders reacts during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Stormers Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

A SANZAAR judiciary has banned Highlanders winger Tevita Nabura for six weeks following his dangerous and "misguided" high kick against the Waratahs.

Can the Aussie streak continue in round 15?

Friend to coach Ireland's Connacht

Former Australian men's rugby sevens coach Andy Friend has signed a three-year deal with Irish club Connacht.

Cagey Slipper's habit shocks Reds captain

JAMES SLIPPER of the Reds iin action during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Reds at University of Canberra Oval in Canberra, Australia.

Queensland Reds captain Scott Higginbotham says teammate and friend James Slipper's cocaine use came as a shock despite their close relationship.

Higginbotham opens up on close friend Slipper

Enever replaces Arnold in Brumbies team

RICHIE ARNOLD of the Western Force clears the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Force at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Blake Enever has edged out Richie Arnold for the Brumbies' vacant lock position for the Super Rugby clash with the Bulls.

Slipper suspension won't rock Reds: Martin

JAMES SLIPPER of the Reds poses during the 2017 Super Rugby Media Launch at South Bank in Brisbane, Australia.

Former Queensland and Australian fullback Greg Martin believes James Slipper's suspension for drug use isn't a direct reflection on the Super Rugby club.

Sydney 7s heading to Spotless

Super Rugby week-15 preview panel

Can the conference leading NSW Waratahs back up Australia's break-through trans-Tasman win when they head to Waikato to take on the Chiefs?

O'Sullivan confirmed as Warriors recruiter

Controversial player recruiter Peter O'Sullivan has been re-registered by the NRL and will start his new role with the Warriors next week.

Hodge gets first start at 10

Wallabies back Reece Hodge will get his first start at flyhalf for the Rebels in 2018 when they take on the Sunwolves in Melbourne tonight. Coach Dave Wessels resting Debreczeni, while Wallabies Haylett-Petty and Uelese return to the match day 23.

Hodge rewarded as Rebels rest Debreczeni

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

Reece Hodge deserves a chance to start at five-eighth, says Melbourne coach Dave Wessels, who wants to rest Jack Debreczeni against Super Rugby's Sunwolves.

Brumbies warning over declining crowds

The Brumbies have sent an email to members warning the Super Rugby club could collapse if crowds don't improve.

Miller addresses Slipper ban

QRU CEO, Jeff Miller fronted the media today to address the ban on James Slipper.

Tahs' Folau in form of his life: Gibson

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

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson can scarcely fathom Israel Folau's ability to shut out off-field controversy and play arguably the best rugby of his career.

Wallaby Slipper handed two-month drug ban

JAMES SLIPPER of the Reds iin action during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Reds at University of Canberra Oval in Canberra, Australia.

Wallabies prop James Slipper has been heavily fined and suspended after twice testing positive to cocaine.

Wilkin reaches light at the end of the tunnel

Waratahs forward Brad Wilkin will finally get his shot at Super Rugby after overcoming two ACL injuries that killed his 2016 and 2017 seasons. The 22 year-old has been named on the bench for the side's with the Chiefs on Saturday night.

Robbie Deans to lead Knights against Force

Barbarians coach ROBBIE DEANS chats after the Killik Cup between Barbarians and South Africa ended in a draw at Wembley Stadium in London, England.

The Western Force will take on the Panasonic Wild Knights in their seventh and final game of World Series Rugby on August 17.

Reds lock youngsters to face Highlanders

IZACK RODDA of the Reds in the scrum during the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Chiefs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

A possible future Wallabies lock combination will start for the Queensland Reds when Harry Hockings joins Izack Rodda to pack down against the Highlanders.

Wallaby Slipper handed two-month drugs ban

JAMES SLIPPER of the Reds on the attack during the round three Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Reds at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Rugby Australia says its focus is on James Slipper's health and wellbeing after the Wallabies prop was slapped with a two-month ban over positive drug tests.

Injured All Black Coles to miss more rugby

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has undergone a second operation on his knee, virtually ruling him out of the Rugby Championship.

Rebels lock in Maddocks on new Super deal

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.

The Melbourne Rebels have locked away rising star Jack Maddocks until the end of the 2020 Super Rugby season, with the utility back signing a new deal.

Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea to play on

Despite age and injury being against him, veteran Brumbies hooker Josh Mann-Rea has declared he'll play Super Rugby next season at 38.

Cheika won't naysay Naiyaravoro's move

TAQELE NAIYARAVORO of the Waratahs is tackled during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Jaguares at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says in-form winger Taqele Naiyaravoro is in the mix for an Australia recall despite his impending shift to an English club.

Super Rugby leaders forced into changes

JORDIE BARRETT of the Hurricanes breaks away for a try during the Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Crusaders at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Injury and suspension have forced the Crusaders and Hurricanes into key changes for their top-of-the-table Super Rugby clash.

No Genia as Rebels take on Sunwolves

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

Will Genia is unavailable but Melbourne Rebels will regain four Wallabies for their Super Rugby clash with the Sunwolves at AAMI Park.

Brumbies want Super Rugby crowd boost

CHANCE PENI of the Brumbies runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Jaguares at University of Canberra Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

The Brumbies are looking for a dramatic boost in crowd numbers for their Super Rugby match against the Sunwolves on June 3.

Holland returns for Aussie sevens side

Australian rugby seven's captain Lewis Holland is a welcome return for the London leg of the world series next month.

Wallabies Folau, Pocock have shared views

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

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says Israel Folau and David Pocock, who harbour different views on same-sex marriage, will be united against Ireland.

All Blacks call up Chiefs prop Tu'inukuafe

KARL TUINUKUAFE of North Harbour charges forward during the Mitre 10 Cup Semi Final match between Canterbury and North Harbour at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

A spate of injuries to All Blacks props candidates has opened the door to rapidly rising Chiefs loosehead Karl Tu'inukuafe.

Reds coach Thorn in Cooper's side: Sopoaga

QUADE COOPER of the Reds warms up before the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

All Black Lima Sopoaga is amazed Quade Cooper is playing "park footy" on a big contract but can understand the attitude of Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn.

Injury-hit France squad to face All Blacks

A host of first-choice players are missing from the France tour squad to play three Tests against the All Blacks next month.

Foley sets target for Waratahs' title win

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

Bernard Foley has revealed this Waratahs group are fuelled by the belief they have what it takes to emulate their 2014 Super Rugby championship.

Nabura rugby foul play hearing postponed

TEVITA NABURA of the Highlanders reacts during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Stormers Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Highlanders winger Tevita Nabura has had his Super Rugby foul play hearing postponed till Tuesday.

Radradra picked for union's Barbarians

SEMI RADRADRA of the Eels is tackled during a NRL match at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

Former NRL star Semi Radradra continues to progress through the rugby union ranks having been called up to join the Barbarians to play England.

Super Rugby title race thrown wide open

AARON MAUGER, head coach of the Highlanders, looks on ahead of the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

The resurgent NSW Waratahs have breathed fresh life into the Super Rugby title race with a streak-ending 41-12 victory over the Highlanders.

Frizell among All Blacks' shock selections

Six uncapped players, including Shannon Frizell, have been named in an All Blacks squad to be led by Sam Whitelock in the June series against France.

Wallaby lock Arnold banned for three weeks

Brumbies and Wallabies lock Rory Arnold has been suspended for three weeks and ruled out of Australia's season-opening Test against Ireland next month.

Red card and Lions set piece maul Brumbies

RORY ARNOLD poses during the Australian Wallabies Player Camp at the AIS in Canberra, Australia.

The Brumbies' season is all but over following an 18-point loss to the Lions marred by injury and ill discipline highlighted by a red card to Rory Arnold.

Waratahs ready to bloom

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

The Waratahs are ready to build on their 29-point win over the Highlanders after becoming the first Australian side to beat Kiwi opposition in two years.

Waratahs end Australia's Super Rugby curse

The NSW Waratahs have crushed the Highlanders 41-12 to become the first Australian Super Rugby side in two years and 41 matches to beat a New Zealand team.

Crusaders beat Blues in Super Rugby derby

The Crusaders have reclaimed the top spot on the Super Rugby table with a 32-24 win over the hapless Blues at a damp Eden Park in Auckland.

Hansen has All Blacks selection headaches

Prolific winger Ben Lam and a number of other in-form Kiwi Super Rugby players are outside chances at best to win All Blacks selection to face France.

Prop Tupou up and running again with Reds

TANIELA TUPOU poses for a headshot during the Australian Wallabies Player Camp at the AIS in Canberra, Australia.

Powerhouse Queensland prop Taniela Tupou puts the Wallabies selectors on notice with a thunderous outing in the Reds' Super Rugby loss to the Hurricanes.

Cooper's mindset a mystery to Higginbotham

QUADE COOPER of the Reds runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Melbourne Rebels and the Queensland Reds at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Reds skipper Scott Higginbotham believes Quade Cooper is settled in Brisbane club rugby as calls mount for the playmaker to leave Queensland.

Reds beaten by Hurricanes in Super Rugby

TANIELA TUPOU of Australia attends an Australia press conference ahead of the international match between Scotland and Australia in Edinburgh, Scotland.

The Queensland Reds have gone down 38-34 to the Super Rugby-leading Hurricanes in a vast improvement from their humbling loss to the Sunwolves.

Waratahs eyeing prized Kiwi scalp

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

Captain Michael Hooper says the Waratahs need 15 players on field after yellow cards cost them in last week's Super Rugby loss to the Crusaders.

David Pocock back for Brumbies' SA trip

DAVID POCOCK catches during the Australian Wallabies captain's run at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The Brumbies will be hoping the return of star flanker David Pocock can boost their flagging Super Rugby fortunes in South Africa.

Rebels halfback Stirzaker's future in UK

MICHAEL RURU of the Rebels reaches for a stray ball during the Super Rugby match between the Melbourne Rebels and the Queensland Reds at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Former Melbourne Rebels captain Nic Stirzaker has been formally released by the Super Rugby club to continue his career in the UK.

Wallabies captain holding out on new deal

MICHAEL HOOPER of Australia looks on during the Australia Captain's Run at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Wallabies captain Michael Hooper says he'd be foolish not to consider a move overseas despite admitting he loves playing rugby in Australia.

Tahs need to nail Super victory: 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.

The NSW Waratahs are hoping its third time lucky against Kiwi opposition after suffering narrow Super Rugby losses to the Blues and Crusaders.

All Blacks captain Read wants July return

KIERAN READ of the All Blacks is tackled during The Rugby Championship match between the New Zealand All Blacks and Argentina at Yarrow Stadium in New Plymouth, New Zealand.

Kieran Read might play a late part in the Crusaders' Super Rugby campaign but has confirmed he won't lead the All Blacks in Tests next month against France.

Super Rugby week-14 preview panel

The NSW Waratahs look the best chance of breaking Australia's Super Rugby trans-Tasman drought when they host the Hurricanes in Sydney.

Waratahs boss makes neutral refs call

NSW Waratahs chairman Roger Davis has urged more use of neutral referees in key Super Rugby games.

Super Rugby streak has NZ teams on edge

Coach CHRIS BOYD of the Hurricanes looks on during the Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Brumbies at McLean Park in Napier, New Zealand.

Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd says New Zealand sides are becoming jittery about being the team on the receiving end when Super Rugby's trans-Tasman streak ends.

Injury-hit Blues unveil another newcomer

PATRICK TUIPULOTU of the Blues makes a break during the Super Rugby match between the Blues and the Hurricanes at Eden Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Injured All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu will miss several weeks of Super Rugby and the Test series against France, with his Blues spot taken by a rookie.

Highlanders name near full strength team

AARON SMITH of the Highlanders looks on during the Super Rugby trial match between the Highlanders and the Crusaders at Fred Booth Park in Waimumu, New Zealand.

All Blacks fullback Ben Smith is retained in a powerful-looking Highlanders team to face the Waratahs in Sydney.

NZ best at rugby's dark arts: Higginbotham

SCOTT HIGGINBOTHAM runs with the ball during a Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby training session at Visy Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Former Wallaby Scott Higginbotham wants Australian Super Rugby teams to match the Kiwis in pushing the boundaries of the law book.

Folau reminded of his responsibilities

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

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika believes Australian rugby fans have seen the last of Israel Folau's controversial online posts.

Michael Cheika's advice to Quade Cooper

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

Quade Cooper's Test career is effectively over until he decides to move on from the Queensland Reds, according to Wallabies coach Michael Cheika.

Hurricanes' Aso out for Super Rugby season

VINCE ASO of Auckland is tackled during the Mitre 10 Cup match between Auckland and Bay of Plenty in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Hurricanes have lost outside back Vince Aso for the reminder of the Super Rugby season but still named a strong team to face the Queensland Reds.

Wallaby Phipps on bench for Super Waratahs

NICK PHIPPS of the Waratahs gets the ball away during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson continues to rotate his halfbacks with Jake Gordon to start ahead of Nick Phipps in their Super Rugby clash with the Highlanders.

Blues coach Umaga extends contract

Blues coach TANA UMAGA during a Blues Super Rugby training session at Alexandra Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

Tana Umaga has been retained as Blues head coach despite his inability to turn around the fortunes of the Super Rugby side.

No beers sees Rangi in Wallabies mix

Melbourne Rebels hooker Anaru Rangi has traded the pub for the gym and has not only become a Super Rugby regular but a Wallabies contender.

Beale leaves rugby striking drama behind

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.

NSW Waratahs star Kurtley Beale is philosophical about his match-tilting incident in the Crusaders' Super Rugby win over his side.

Tahs ready for Super Rugby kicking assault

KURTLEY BEALE of Australia in action during the Old Mutual Wealth Series match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium in London, England.

Centre Kurtley Beale says his NSW Waratahs might need to resort to some of the Highlanders' smart kicking tactics to try to win their Super Rugby clash.

Support for Foley, Hanigan out for Tahs

Australia's NED HANIGAN runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Four Waratahs forwards are nursing injuries and knocks, with Wallabies lock-flanker Ned Hanigan out for at least two matches with a knee problem.

Aust women's Sevens belted 46-0 by Kiwis

Australia have been beaten 46-0 by New Zealand in the final of the women's rugby Sevens World Series event in Canada.

Force looking forward to clash with Rebels

ANDREW FORREST speaks to the media during a press conference at Rugby WA HQ in Perth, Australia.

Western Force players will lock horns with many of their former teammates when they take on the Melbourne Rebels at nib Stadium on June 9.

Force win again in World Series Rugby

MARCEL BRACHE of the Force crosses for a try during the World Series Rugby match between the Force and Tonga at nib Stadium in Perth, Australia.

Western Force centre Marcel Brache scored two tries in his team's thumping win over a Tongan representative side at nib Stadium on Sunday.

Aust women's sevens unbeaten in Canada

CHARLOTTE CASLICK of Australia runs during women's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Australia and Canada of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Robina Stadium in the Gold Coast, Australia.

The Australian women's sevens rugby team have advanced undefeated from their pool at the Canada round of the world series.

Super Rugby draw for Australian teams

The Melbourne Rebels have just five Super Rugby games to play while Australia's three other franchises have six as they chase a finals spot.

Waratahs and Rebels in Super playoff race

KURTLEY BEALE of Australia in action during the Old Mutual Wealth Series match between England and Australia at Twickenham Stadium in London, England.

The NSW Waratahs' controversial two-point Super Rugby loss to the Crusaders has left the door open for the Melbourne Rebels to win the Australian conference.

Crusaders prop banned for striking Beale

JOE MOODY looks on during a Crusaders Super Rugby training session at Rugby Park in Christchurch, New Zealand.

All Blacks prop Joe Moody has been suspended for two Super Rugby games for striking NSW Waratahs centre Kurtley Beale in the Crusaders' win in Christchurch.

Brumbies play to 2nd worst home crowd

BEN ALEXANDER of the Brumbies runs onto the field during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Force at GIO Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

The Brumbies' loss to Melbourne was made worse by the fact that only 5283 fans saw the game - their second worst Super Rugby home crowd ever.

Brumbies changes need to be made: McKellar

DAN MCKELLAR of the Brumbies before the Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Brumbies at McLean Park in Napier, New Zealand.

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar was left frustrated with his team's Super Rugby capitulation against Melbourne, with changes to be made for a trip to South Africa.

Rebels back as Aussie conference contender

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's unbelievable comeback against the Brumbies has put them within a point of the top of Super Rugby's Australian conference.

Rebels storm home to pip Brumbies

SAM CARTER of Australia runs with the ball during the Australia Captain's Run ahead of the 2015 Rugby World Cup Semi Final against Argentina at The Lensbury Hotel in London, United Kingdom.

A Reece Hodge penalty goal sealed a dramatic Super Rugby comeback victory for the Melbourne Rebels over the Brumbies on Saturday night.

Ex-Wallaby says 'we need to cheat better'

Former Wallaby Stephen Hoiles has lit a fuse across the Tasman with an explosive claim that Australian teams need to 'start cheating better'.

Highlanders hold over struggling Lions

The Highlanders have held off a late charge by the Lions to win their Super Rugby clash 39-27 in Dunedin on Saturday.

Waratahs suffer Super Rugby heartbreak

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.

The NSW Waratahs have blown a 29-point lead to suffer a despairing 31-29 Super Rugby loss to the defending champion Crusaders in Christchurch.

Reds' Super season hits new low in Tokyo

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

Queensland's Super Rugby season has hit a new low, falling to the previously winless Sunwolves in Tokyo 63-28, with winger Hosea Saumaki scoring a hat-trick.

Force prop backs World Series Rugby

The Western Force will be aiming to make it two wins from two when they take on a Tongan representative outfit at nib Stadium.

Hurricanes march on with win over Blues

SONNY BILL WILLIAMS of the Blues passes during a Blues Super Rugby training session at Alexandra Park in Auckland, New Zealand.

The Hurricanes have pulled clear in the second half to beat the Blues 36-15 and make it nine Super Rugby wins on the trot.

NSW Waratahs don't fear mighty Crusaders

Travelling to Christchurch to face Super Rugby's defending champion Crusaders holds no fears for the NSW Waratahs.

Queensland wary of winless Sunwolves

The Queensland Reds are looking for a repeat performance of their win over the Lions but are wary of the Sunwolves in their Tokyo Super Rugby match on Saturday.

Flanker Hardwick at Rebels until 2020

Flanker Richard Hardwick, who won two Wallabies caps last year, has signed a two-year contract extension with the Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby team.

Lealiifano refreshed after rugby break

CHRISTIAN LEALIIFANO of the Brumbies runs the ball during the Super Rugby Quarter Final match between the Brumbies and the Hurricanes at Canberra Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Brumbies playmaker Christian Lealiifano says playing for the Wallabies in the June Tests against Ireland would be too much as he makes his Super Rugby return.

Brumbies' Super Rugby season on the line

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar is under no illusions about the importance of his side's Super Rugby clash with Australian rivals the Melbourne Rebels.

Ex-Eel Radradra named in Fiji rugby side

Former Parramatta rugby league winger Semi Radradra has been named in the Fijian national rugby union team for the 2018 Pacific Nations Cup.

Crusaders say Super Rugby still wide open

The NSW Waratahs are the Australian team most likely to launch a late Super Rugby charge, according to the defending champion Crusaders.

Fardy and Leinster ready to conquer Europe

Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy's had a fine first season with Leinster and can cap it off with victory over Racing 92 in the European Rugby Champions Cup Final.

Aussie rugby talk 'over the top': McKellar

DAN MCKELLAR of the Brumbies before the Super Rugby match between the Hurricanes and the Brumbies at McLean Park in Napier, New Zealand.

Brumbies coach Dan McKellar believes talk around the poor state of Australian rugby has been over the top despite 38-straight losses to New Zealand teams.

Wallabies confident of Genia recovery

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

Wallabies assistant coach Stephen Larkham says he's confident Will Genia will recover from his knee injury to take on Six Nations champions Ireland in June.

Super Rugby week-13 preview panel

The Brumbies host the Melbourne Rebels in an Australian conference showdown in week 13 of Super Rugby.

All Blacks prop Moody back for Crusaders

JOE MOODY of the Crusaders charges forward during the match between the Crusaders and the British & Irish Lions at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

The Crusaders will unleash returning All Blacks prop Joe Moody on the NSW Waratahs in their Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.

NZ Rugby releases Shields for England duty

New Zealand Rugby hits out at the RFU as it grants a release to Hurricanes skipper Brad Shields to play for England.

Pocock to miss Brumbies' clash with Rebels

DAVID POCOCK catches the ball during an Australia training session at Harrow School in London, England.

Super Rugby star David Pocock will be missing from the Brumbies' line-up again as the Melbourne Rebels go to Canberra for a vital Australian conference match.

Training no-show costs Reds' Smith twins

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

Queensland Reds props JP and Ruan Smith have been dropped for their Super Rugby clash with the Sunwolves after skipping bye-week training commitments.

World Series Rugby no gimmick, says coach

JEREMY THRUSH of Gloucester takes on Alex Waller during the Aviva Premiership match between Gloucester Rugby and Northampton Saints at Kingsholm Stadium in Gloucester, England.

The Western Force's youthful squad has been bolstered by the signing of former All Black Jeremy Thrush for World Series Rugby.

Haylett-Petty out of Rebels' Super clash

DANE HAYLETT-PETTY of the Wallabies is tackled during the International Test match between the Australian Wallabies and Italy at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Test back Dane Haylett-Petty will miss the Melbourne Rebels' Super Rugby clash with the Brumbies because of a neck injury.

Folau to play where he's best for Waratahs

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

NSW Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson says attacking ace Israel Folau will play wherever his team most needs him, be that fullback or wing.

Phipps earns first Waratahs start of 2018

NICK PHIPPS of the Waratahs gets the ball away during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Wallabies halfback will start his first Super Rugby game of the season in the NSW Waratahs' clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch.

Cooper committed to 'mission impossible'

QUADE COOPER of the Reds runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Melbourne Rebels and the Queensland Reds at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Despite a heavy push from the Queensland Reds and Wallabies, it appears Quade Cooper isn't going anywhere.

Spencer named Hurricanes assistant coach

The Hurricanes spring a surprise by unveiling former All Black Carlos Spencer on their coaching staff for next season.

Gregan urges Folau to shut the hell up

Former Wallabies captain George Gregan believes it's time for Israel Folau to focus on his rugby rather than relentless religious preaching.

Aussie Super Rugby woes 'not acceptable'

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.

Rugby Australia boss Raelene Castle admits the performances of NSW, Queensland, the Brumbies and Rebels are "not acceptable" - but she's promising improvement.

Open doors to even out Super Rugby: Ella

BEAUDEN BARRETT of New Zealand is seen during the Captains Run at Murrayfield Stadium in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Mark Ella says the Australian Super Rugby teams' losing streak against New Zealand teams is unacceptable and the depth of Kiwi talent should be spread wider.

Larkham urges Cooper to consider shift

QUADE COOPER of the Reds warms up before the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Unwanted playmaker Quade Cooper will have a decent shot at returning to the Wallabies if he switches states says Australian assistant coach Stephen Larkham.

Waratah gutted to hear Folau may want out

Australia's NED HANIGAN runs with the ball during the Bledisloe Cup match between the Australian Wallabies and the New Zealand All Blacks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Star forward Ned Hanigan says he'd be extremely disappointed if Wallabies fullback Israel Folau wanted out of the NSW Waratahs.

Sonny Bill boost for Blues in Super Rugby

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 will face Hurricanes wrecking ball Ngani Laumape in his long-awaited return to Super Rugby with the Blues.

Folau a huge dilemma, says RA boss Castle

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

Rugby Australia boss says dealing with Israel Folau and his controversial religious beliefs is much more complex than most people might think.

All Blacks hold on to leading players

OFA TU'UNGAFASI poses for a portrait during the New Zealand All Blacks Headshots Session in Auckland, New Zealand.

All Blacks Ofa Tu'ungafasi, Scott Barrett and Ryan Crotty are likely to feature at next year's World Cup after extending their New Zealand Rugby contracts.

Brumbies door open for Cooper: Powell

QUADE COOPER of the Reds warms up before the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

While Reds outcast Quade Cooper has so far shunned their offer, Brumbies halfback Joe Powell said the ex-Wallabies playmaker would strengthen their side.

Brumbies eye Rebels to keep season alive

RORY ARNOLD poses during the Australian Wallabies Player Camp at the AIS in Canberra, Australia.

Brumbies lock Rory Arnold says Saturday's Super Rugby clash with the Melbourne Rebels is must-win if they want to play finals.

Rebels rake Charles eyes Wallabies recall

NATHAN CHARLES of the Force drops the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Force at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Hooker Nathan Charles answered an injury SOS to join the Melbourne Rebels and said he'd happily do the same for the Wallabies for their series against Ireland.

Folau linked with possible Reds switch

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 is reportedly considering a shock switch to the Queensland Reds if he stays in Australian rugby next year.

Tahs seek better breakdown effort

DAMIEN FITZPATRICK of the Rays gestures during the NRC match between the Sydney Rays and the Western Sydney Rams at North Sydney Oval in Sydney, Australia.

Improving their breakdown play looms as a big key for the NSW Waratahs in their bid to score an upset win over defending Super Rugby champions the Crusaders.

Raiwalui ready to rouse Wallabies pack

New Wallabies forwards coach Simon Raiwalui has just arrived from France and will soon meet Australia's top players before the Test series against Ireland.

SANZAAR rubbishes SA Super Rugby exit talk

A report out of Wales says South African teams are poised to quit Super Rugby to play in Europe although SANZAAR has branded the report as incorrect.

Waratahs need more than Izzy firing: Foley

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

The NSW Waratahs believe they can reignite their spluttering Super Rugby season with an "unthinkable" win over the defending champion Crusaders.

Australia's Super Rugby trans-Tasman woes

Australia's Super Rugby sides face the grim prospect of going two years in a row without a victory over New Zealand opposition.

Australia facing Super Rugby whitewash

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.

Australia's Super Rugby sides face the grim prospect of going two years without a victory over New Zealand opposition.

Highlanders suffer record loss to Sharks

The Sharks unleash their best performance of a mixed Super Rugby season to overwhelm the Highlanders 38-12.

Blues add to Australia's Super Rugby woes

The Blues have made it 38 straight wins for New Zealand Super Rugby sides over Australian opposition with a gritty 24-21 victory over the NSW Waratahs.

NSW Waratahs fall to Blues in Super Rugby

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.

Australian Super Rugby teams' run of outs against Kiwi opposition has stretched to 38 straight losses after the NSW Waratahs' defeat to the Blues.

Lam hat-trick sets up Hurricanes win

Winger Ben Lam ran in three tries as the Hurricanes racked up their eighth Super Rugby win of the season in beating the Lions 28-19.

Genia to only miss three games with injury

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

Will Genia's knee injury isn't as serious as first thoughts with scans on Saturday revealing he will only miss three Super Rugby games and can face Ireland.

Crusaders helped by NRL Storm's Bellamy

CRAIG BELLAMY speaks to media during a Melbourne Storm NRL media announcement at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

The champion Crusaders and Melbourne Storm teams are sharing their secrets to success with Craig Bellamy in the Super Rugby leaders' coaching box.

Injured Coles set to miss All Blacks Tests

Injured All Blacks hooker Dane Coles has confirmed he won't be playing until August, ruling him out of Super Rugby and the year's early Tests.

Rebels say Super season far from over

Melbourne say there is still life in their Super Rugby season despite falling to their fifth successive loss with a 55-10 defeat at the hands of the Crusaders.

Challenges to come for World Series Rugby

The Western Force kicked off World Series Rugby with a 24-14 win over the Fiji Warriors, but the challenge is to keep the momentum going over the coming months.

Injured Genia set to miss Ireland Tests

WILL GENIA of the Wallabies passes the ball during an International Test match at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

The Wallabies have suffered a massive blow with halfback Will Genia injuring his knee that will likely force him to miss the three-Test series against Ireland.

World Series Rugby starts with a bang

The Western Force ran in four tries to two to post a 24-14 win over the Fiji Warriors in front of a sellout crowd on Friday night.

Genia injured in Rebels' Super shocker

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

Melbourne had no answer to the Super Rugby defending champion Crusaders, falling 55-10 on Friday night with Test halfback Will Genia suffering a knee injury.

Jaguares stun Chiefs to continue streak

The Jaguares will return home as conquerors of Australasia after upsetting the Chiefs 23-19 on Friday night to make it four Super Rugby wins in a row.

NSW Waratahs face Super Rugby acid test

CAMERON CLARK of the Waratahs makes a break during the Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Jaguares at Allianz Stadium in Sydney, Australia.

The NSW Waratahs know they must topple the Blues to prove their Super Rugby title credentials.

Caslick returns for Sevens World Series

CHARLOTTE CASLICK of Australia runs during women's Rugby Sevens semi final match between Australia and Canada on day 11 of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at Robina Stadium in the Gold Coast, Australia.

Charlotte Caslick has returned to the Australian women's rugby sevens squad for round four of the Sevens World Series in Canada.

Brisbane Tens tournament's future in doubt

The Brisbane Global Tens pre-season tournament will be scrapped in 2019 and its future staging is in doubt according to a media report.

Frizell ousts Dixon from Highlanders pack

Stand-out rookie Shannon Frizell ousts All Blacks flanker Elliot Dixon from a Highlanders starting role against the Sharks.

Blues expect Folau to be firing

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

Israel Folau will have ways to put all the off-field pressure behind him when he returns to Super Rugby for the Waratahs, Blues coach Tana Umaga believes.

Force to return with a bang and a coconut

The Western Force will take on the Fiji Warriors at nib Stadium on Friday night in the first of seven matches against invitational sides.

Folau stands firm ahead of rugby comeback

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.

Wallabies star Israel Folau says he won't let the controversy around his comments about homosexuals affect his decision to remain in rugby or not beyond 2018.

Aso makes way for Laumape at Hurricanes

NGANI LAUMAPE of the Hurricanes scores a try during the Super Rugby match between the Rebels and the Hurricanes at AAMI Park in Melbourne, Australia.

Ngani Laumape tips out Vince Aso in the midfield as the Hurricanes unveil four changes to their Super Rugby team to host the Lions.

Rebels lock in Wallaby-in-waiting Ainsley

JERMAINE AINSLEY of the Spirit takes on the defence during the pirit at Ballymore Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

The Melbourne Rebels have secured promising young prop Jermaine Ainsley until 2020 with the Kiwi-born forward also committing to the Wallabies.

Discipline is key for Super Rugby's Rebels

ADAM COLEMAN poses for a portrait following the Australia training session at Sport Wales in Cardiff, Wales.

Melbourne Rebels will need to improve their poor disciplinary record if they are any chance of beating the Crusaders in their Super Rugby clash at AAMI Park.

Super Rugby week-12 preview panel

The Australian conference-leading NSW Waratahs host the bottom-placed Blues. Is this the week the drought for Australian teams against Kiwis finally ends?

Folau to make Super Rugby Waratahs return

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

Controversial Wallabies star Israel Folau will play his first Super Rugby game in five weeks after being named to return for the NSW Waratahs.

Clarke to debut for Blues in Super Rugby

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

Caleb Clarke will make his long-awaited debut for the Blues, who welcome back three Test players to face the NSW Waratahs.

Slumping Rebels look to Genia leadership

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

Melbourne are hoping their star halfback Will Genia is back to his best after returning from injury against Super Rugby champions the Crusaders on Friday night.

Crusaders question Australian teams' depth

Coach SCOTT ROBERTSON of the Crusaders looks on prior to the Super Rugby match between the Crusaders and the Chiefs at AMI Stadium in Christchurch, New Zealand.

Australian Super Rugby depth is questioned by the Crusaders, who regain Richie Mo'unga for their clash with the Melbourne Rebels.

Hurricanes keep former Waratah Lousi

SAM LOUSI of Wellington breaks away to score a try during the Mitre 10 Cup Championship Final match between Wellington and Bay of Plenty at Westpac Stadium in Wellington, New Zealand.

Former Waratahs lock Sam Lousi extends his Super Rugby contract with the Hurricanes.

Force to feel goosebumps in WSR debut

The Western Force will make their World Series Rugby debut in the clash with the Fiji Warriors at nib Stadium.

Genia says Rebels can upset Super champs

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

Veteran halfback Will Genia believes his Melbourne Rebels can upset Super Rugby ladder leaders the Crusaders and stop their run of four losses.

Tahs flanker Miller signs for another year

NSW Waratahs Super Rugby flanker Will Miller has been rewarded for his recent good from with a one-year contract extension.

Seven-point tries for World Series Rugby

Western Force will feature eight familiar faces when they take on Fiji Warriors at nib Stadium on Friday night, with seven-point tries set to be on offer.

Rebels sign ex-Force hooker Nathan Charles

NATHAN CHARLES of the Force drops the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Force at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

Melbourne have signed ex-Western Force hooker Nathan Charles to add some depth and experience as they look to resurrect their Super Rugby season.

Brumbies' Peni banned for five Super weeks

CHANCE PENI of the Brumbies runs with the ball during the Super Rugby match between the Brumbies and the Jaguares at University of Canberra Stadium in Canberra, Australia.

Brumbies winger Chance Peni has been banned for five weeks after pleading guilty to a dangerous tackle on Crusaders veteran Israel Dagg in Super Rugby.

Wallaby Phipps fined $4000

NICK PHIPPS of the Waratahs gets the ball away during the Super Rugby match between the Highlanders and the Waratahs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, New Zealand.

Nick Phipps has been fined $4000 and had his role as State Club Captain of the Waratahs suspended after urinating on the bar of a pub during his buck's night.