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The Sunwolves will have a fourth head coach in four Super Rugby seasons after Jamie Joseph announced he'll stand aside in 2019.
There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.
The Queensland Reds have rounded out their most successful Super Rugby season in five years with a 48-27 victory over the Sunwolves.
Sunwolves winger Semesi Masirewa was given a red card for a lifting tackle on Bernard Foley. It was the correct decision to the letter of the law, but could it have been better served by a report system? Your Round 18 Super Rugby talking points are here.
NSW Waratahs and blockbusting winger Taqele Naiyaravoro rewrote their franchise record book as they clinched the Australian conference title with a 77-25 flogging of the Sunwolves at Allianz Stadium.
He's the son of an All Blacks great, yet Michael Little could end up wearing the red and white of Japan as he continues to star for the Sunwolves in Super Rugby. He has a message for those who want to see the franchise's demise, too.
Super Rugby returned from a month-long hiatus only for the negative themes from the June Test series to immediately surface in the provincial competition. Thankfully 24 hours later, the Chiefs helped remind us just how good the game can be.
The Sunwolves win a see-saw Super Rugby clash at Singapore National Stadium on Saturday, with loose forward Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco scoring the decisive try five minutes from full-time.
The Rebels may have ended Australia's 32-game winless streak in New Zealand, but it was the Waratahs, Reds derby that produced the highlights, meanwhile two All Blacks players have been left red-faced for off-field hijinks.
The Brumbies defied both their opposition and Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika in their bonus-point victory over the Sunwolves
The Waratahs were hoping to add the Chiefs to their list of victims after ending the trans-Tasman streak in Sydney last week. And they would have, too, had it not been for the game's premier lock: Brodie Retallick.
After 40 games, Australia finally saw the end of their New Zealand hoodoo with the Waratahs putting on a slick display to thump the Highlanders, while the deliberate knockdown debate continues to rage.
Japan's Sunwolves have snatched a 26-23 Super Rugby win over the Stormers in Hong Kong via a drop goal almost four minutes after the siren.
Amidst the continual Waratahs bleat over 'we wuz robbed' refereeing decisions, an important Super Rugby moment has been overlooked -- a group of battlers have at last been rewarded for their initiative, writes Greg Growden.
NSW Waratahs had every right to feel aggrieved over some of the decisions that were, and were not, made in Christchurch. The cold hard fact is, however, that a 29-0 lead should, no matter the opposition, be enough to go on and claim victory.
The Sunwolves claimed their opening win of the Super Rugby season after demolishing a woeful Queensland Reds side by 35 points.
The Waratahs aren't expected to beat the Crusaders but with 19.5 points start they could be good value for line betters according to Sam Mulligan from tab.com.au.
Australia's losing streak to their New Zealand counterparts has hit a new low, with Australia's best falling to New Zealand's worse, while the Jaguares and the Sharks found a way to get the win over two New Zealand teams.
The Reds gave Australian rugby something to smile about with a shock win over the Lions. But that warm glow lasted little more than three hours as the Brumbies' shortcomings exposed a problem which requires urgent attention Down Under.
The Hurricanes are top of the Super Rugby ladder after beating the Sunwolves 43-15 in Wellington.
The Hurricanes are a formidable side, but don't expect them to blowout the Sunwolves in Wellington, while the Reds will face a task against the Lions according to am Mulligan from tab.com.au.
Round 10 Super Rugby action saw the Australian sides cop awful wake-up calls, the Chiefs add more casualties to their injury list and the Lions and Bulls shine in South Africa.
The Crusaders have held off a plucky Sunwolves outfit to win their Super Rugby in Christchurch.
Round 9 Super Rugby action saw Ben Lam continue his emergence as a new All Blacks candidate with a huge performance against the Chiefs, while the Waratahs are still surging, and Warrick Gelant is shining for the Bulls.
The Blues have put the embarrassment of last season's Super Rugby loss to the Sunwolves behind them with a 24-10 win in Tokyo.
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