NSW Waratahs riding high on back of 'blue wall' defence
NSW Waratahs have labelled their much improved defence the "Blue Wall" and its certainly proving harder to breach than in recent Super Rugby seasons.
Bulls must reflect on Super Rugby hammering by Chiefs - Human
Was the 56-20 loss to the previously winless Chiefs a listless one-off after a bye week or a sign that the South African side's early season form has flattered to deceive?
Super Rugby Round 6: Reds rocket into Aussie conference contention
Queenslanders like it hot. And that's exactly what the Reds got on Sunday afternoon as they caught fire and torched the Brumbies, just in time for the return of Quade Cooper. The Blues, meanwhile, finally learned how to finish.
Issy an astronaut? Folau not about to stop soaring
Israel Folau should be working for NASA. That was the tongue-in-cheek take from Scott Robertson after he watched the Waratahs fullback soar alongside Doug Howlett at the top of the all-time Super Rugby try-scoring chart.
Hot Reds notch bonus point Brumbies win
The Reds hit their straps with a strong 36-14 bonus point win over the Brumbies at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday.
McKenzie inspires Chiefs against sloppy Bulls
The Chiefs ended their miserable start to the Super Rugby season with an emphatic 56-20 away victory over the Bulls on Saturday.
Huge second half powers Sharks past Rebels
Flyhalf Robert du Preez scored 18 points as the Sharks returned to winning ways following back-to-back defeats with victory over the Melbourne Rebels in Durban.
Streak over: Wounded Crusaders felt Tahs' defensive fight
The Crusaders were emotionally wounded but the Waratahs' defence shined bright on a big night at the SCG, writes Sam Bruce.
Wales captain Jones suffers knee ligament damage
Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones could be ruled out of the season after suffering knee ligament damage.
Lions compound Sunwolves' Super Rugby woe in Singapore
The Lions heaped more misery on the Sunwolves with a comfortable victory at the National Stadium in Singapore on Saturday, a day after it was announced the Japanese franchise would be cut from Super Rugby after the 2020 season.
How do the Wallabies pick up the pieces? What do the All Blacks actually need to work on? And what have been the key learnings from two Springboks-Pumas clashes? The Rugby Championship restarts this week.
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