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.
Reds top Brumbies on Slipper's return
James Slipper's return to Brisbane was not so welcome as the Reds comfortably beat the Brumbies.
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.
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.
Folau stars as Waratahs stun Crusaders
The Waratahs have snapped the Crusaders' 19-game winning streak with a stirring 20-12 victory at the SCG.
Hurricanes win tense match over Stormers
A try each from Barrett brothers and a brace for winger Wes Goosen were enough for the Hurricanes to secure victory over the Stormers.
Stormers' Eben Etzebeth out of Hurricanes clash
Springboks lock Eben Etzebeth has been ruled out of the Stormers' Super Rugby tussle with the Hurricanes on Saturday, after failing to pass concussion protocols.
Blues edge Highlanders, snap NZ losing streak
A 74th-minute try from All Blacks lock Patrick Tuipulotu gave the Blues their first victory over New Zealand opposition since they beat the Highlanders in the opening round of the 2016 Super Rugby campaign.
SANZAAR officially axe Sunwolves
SANZAAR have announced they will officially drop the Sunwolves from Super Rugby from 2021 in a statement on Friday.
Time's up: SANZAAR alliance has run its course
How did they get it so wrong? Super Rugby has gone from the envy of the rugby world to a complete and utter mess. The SANZAAR alliance no long serves the collective interests of its partners -- Sam Bruce writes.
Super Rugby Bulls' Schalk Brits says form due to 'unbelievable heart' of Pote Human
The Bulls hooker, who is in career-best form in Super Rugby, says he needs his coach to "actually believe in me and not just worry about my performance, but also worry about my family".
Australian concerns over Sunwolves' demise
Australian Super Rugby franchises have expressed concern that the sounding of the death knell on the Sunwolves could lead to less matches and a further downturn in interest in the game.
Crusaders want patience over name change
Irritated Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has called for patience in the debate over changing his team's name, saying any decision should wait until a degree of calm returns to Christchurch.
Super Rugby: Lions lose Kwagga Smith for six weeks
Kwagga Smith, Vincent Tshituka, Dylan Smith and Dillon Smit are ruled out of action for a minimum four weeks, while Andries Coetzee will also miss the Sunwolves game with a light hamstring injury.
Super Rugby Round 6: Are midfield opposites Wallabies teammates?
They're two of Australia's in-form players and Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani will face off at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, but can they be Wallabies midfield teammates? Meanwhile, an emotional night at the SCG awaits.
Super Rugby Round 6 team lists
Super Rugby Round 6 is highlighted by a rare Sunday afternoon fixture while the SCG surface will again take centre stage in Sydney. Follow the team lists as they're announced here.
Waratahs to play on repaired SCG surface
The NSW Waratahs are pressing ahead with plans to play defending Super Rugby champions the Crusaders on the patch-up Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night.
Sunwolves axed from Super Rugby - report
Asia's only Super Rugby-based side the Sunwolves is set to be axed from the competition.
Tatafu Polota-Nau returns to Leicester after two-game Waratahs stint
Veteran Wallabies hooker Tatafu Polota-Nau's loan stint with the NSW Waratahs is over, with his English club Leicester recalling him.
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