Rebels see chance to finally add to trophy case
Hanigan feeling great after concussion troubles
Ned Hanigan says his first game back from a concussion layoff will feel a little unfamiliar, but the flow of play will return quickly.
NZ review to recommend trans-Tasman rugby comp - report
The future of the SANZAAR alliance has been cast into further doubt after a leaked report suggested New Zealand's Aratipu review will recommend the country pursues a trans-Tasman provincial competition from 2021.
Sotutu re-signs with Blues in strong ABs hint
Rising No. 8 Hoskins Sotutu has committed his immediate future to the Blues and New Zealand rugby, removing almost any chance England coach Eddie Jones could make an audacious bid for the 22-year-old.
RA racing clock on broadcast deal, 2021 comps
Having successfully commenced its Super Rugby AU competition over the weekend, Rugby Australia is now in a race against the clock to finalise its competition plans for 2021 and secure a broadcast deal beyond this season.
Super AU R1: Just enough to be excited about Aussie rugby
It was far from perfect and there were too many penalties, but the opening week of Super Rugby AU provided enough entertainment to be optimistic about what the next few months might hold for Australian rugby.
Hurricanes fight off red card to beat Chiefs
The Hurricanes virtually ended the Chiefs' Super Rugby Aotearoa title ambitions with a 25-18 victory, despite playing most of the second half with 14 men.
Rebels to host Reds in Sydney for R2
The Melbourne Rebels have confirmed their Round 2 clash with the Queensland Reds will be played in Sydney at Brookvale Oval, following a recent spike in COVID-19 cases in Melbourne.
Brumbies strike late to see off Rebels rally
Replacement Will Miller scored a 77th-minute try as the Brumbies held off a fast-finishing Melbourne Rebels to record a 31-23 victory in Super Rugby AU in Canberra on Saturday.
Carter wows locals, says he was 'a bit rusty'
Dan Carter gave himself a pass mark after his first game of rugby in New Zealand since 2015 but was not expecting to make a marketers' dream debut for the Blues next week against the Crusaders.
Ruthless Crusaders teach Highlanders a lesson
The Crusaders relentlessly ground down the Highlanders to record a 40-20 victory in their Super Rugby Aotearoa clash in Dunedin on Saturday, the hosts counting the cost of one golden opportunity blown.
Reds survive late Tupou sin-binning to snap 11-game losing streak
Queensland Reds' long wait for a win over the Waratahs is over after Brad Thorn's side held their nerve inside the closing minutes to close out a 32-26 win, their first over NSW in 11 games.
Barrett signs in Japan, miss Super Rugby in 2021
New Zealand fly-half Beauden Barrett will miss Super Rugby next year and play for Suntory Sungoliath in Japan's Top League, but he will be available for the three-times world champions' international programme, the Blues said on Friday.
Super Rugby AU is here, but can law trials rescue Aussie rugby?
Super Rugby AU at last launches on Friday night after it looked at one stage that there might be no rugby in Australia at all. And the competition has an added challenge outside of the COVID-19 pandemic: Making the 15-man game exciting again.
Rugby Australia, players agree to interim pay deal
Rugby Australia has struck an interim pay deal with the Rugby Union Players Association (RUPA) that will see players looked after until the end of the Super Rugby AU season.
Super AU opener the best of Australian rugby's old and new
The oldest rivalry in Australian rugby will have a distinctly vibrant look about it when the latest chapter is written on Friday night. In a new competition, amid dark times, the presence of youth shines through.
Penney to unleash youth in Super Rugby AU opener
Waratahs coach Rob Penney says his young squad is ready for the challenge of Super Rugby.
Tahs '100 percent committed' as NSW Rugby reveals cuts
NSW Rugby boss Paul Doorn says he has received no indication from Waratahs players about potential strike action, a move that would be met with severe backlash after NSW Rugby revealed its staffing cuts on Tuesday.
Rebels' plans, Super AU hit by QLD changes
Melbourne Rebels look set for an extended stay away from home after the Queensland Government handed down new restrictions for any of the state's football teams involved in a match with Melbourne-based opposition.
Aotearoa R3: New Zealand production line in full swing
The results in Round 3 of Super Rugby Aotearoa went to plan, but the games were closer than many thought they would be. It also showcased two rising talents in New Zealand rugby, and the importance of good decision-making.
Aotearoa R4: The Crusaders can make you look very silly
Just how good do you have to be to beat the Crusaders right now? Well you have to take every opportunity that comes your way for a start. Meanwhile, something is just not quite right with the Chiefs.
Crusaders navigate conditions, Chiefs, to stay unbeaten in Super Rugby Aotearoa
Fullback Will Jordan scored a try either side of halftime as the Crusaders outlasted the Chiefs 18-13 in the Super Rugby Aotearoa at a rain-drenched Christchurch Stadium on Sunday.
Blues stay unbeaten after Highlanders blow late opportunity
The Highlanders could have brought on the first golden-point of Super Rugby Aotearoa, but they instead kicked for the corner and then turned the ball over from the lineout to let the Blues off the hook on Saturday night.
Super Rugby AU: squad updates, form guides, analysis
A lot has happened in Australian rugby since Super Rugby was suspended on March 14. But after all the drama, we are now just a week away from the launch of Super Rugby AU. Your ultimate guide to the tournament is here.
Rebels to Canberra ahead of Super Rugby AU
The Rebels have confirmed they are preparing to move to Canberra well ahead of their Super Rugby AU opener against the Brumbies.
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