Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos says the success of Super Rugby AU has given his board something to ponder in terms of competition structures for next season, admitting a fully united trans-Tasman competition is not yet a guarantee.
Western Force winger Toni Pulu has been banned for three games for his clumsy tackle during the Super Rugby AU qualifying final against the Brumbies.
The Brumbies have booked their place in another Super Rugby AU title decider with a tense and drama-charged 21-9 qualifying final triumph over the Western Force in Canberra.
They're the numbers that should both please and concern Rugby Australia, but also deliver a message to World Rugby administrators that one of supporters' biggest gripes with the game can be addressed.
Western Force have suffered a huge blow ahead of the Super Rugby AU qualifying final with Tevita Kuridrani ruled out of the game through suspension.
Things could not have been anymore dramatic as the Western Force qualified for the Super Rugby AU finals, adding another chapter to their remarkable recent history. Catch up with all the weekend's talking points from both sides of the Tasman here.
The Western Force are daring to dream of snaring the Super Rugby AU crown after securing a landmark finals appearance in the most dramatic circumstances.
On the precipice of Western Force history, the team of 2021 are determined to write their own chapter in the club's unique history book after years of heartbreak in the west, writes Brittany Mitchell.
The Western Force's finals hopes are still alive after Argentinian flyhalf Domingo Miotti nailed a penalty after the final siren to lift his side to a 31-30 victory over the NSW Waratahs.
The Wallabies wrapped up a three-day camp on Tuesday, the 40 players in attendance each getting a indication of where they are for Test selection. But that doesn't mean the door is closed on those who didn't make the trip to Sydney, Sam Bruce reports.
Western Force players will treat their final two games like finals fixtures, and they're well aware bonus points could end up deciding their fate.
The confirmation of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand means Super Rugby Trans-Tasman can start as planned on May 14.
The Brumbies have bounced back in style with a thumping 42-14 victory over the Western Force in their Super Rugby AU clash in Canberra.
Super Rugby AU has reached its halfway point, the competition exceeding expectations in terms of its intensity and entertainment. The Reds are deserved competition leaders, but who looms large in the back half of the season?
Hunter Paisami made his case for the Wallabies' No.12 jersey while Suliasi Vunivalu produced his first moment of Super Rugby AU magic as the Queensland Reds held out the Western Force 26-19.
Izack Rodda has rebuffed the Waratahs and signed with the Western Force just under a year after he sensationally quit the Queensland Reds to sign with French club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.
Australia coach Dave Rennie will convene a three-day camp for prospective Wallabies on the Gold Coast next month to lay the foundations for the upcoming test season, local media reported.
We won't forget that game in a hurry. Saturday night's Brumbies-Reds thriller will go down as one of the great Australian derbies of all time while, elsewhere, we saw the lights go out in Perth, another red card and TMO confusion across the ditch.
A 14-man Melbourne Rebels have dug deep to post a gutsy 10-7 win over the Western Force in a drama-filled Super Rugby AU match in Perth.
Super Rugby AU's inaugural First Nations round is another step forward in Rugby Australia's attempt to close the gap in Indigenous participation, but they'll need to make more meaningful commitments to see player numbers rise, Brittany Mitchell writes.
Western Force winger Marcel Brache says his team won't get carried away with last week's breakthrough triumph over the Waratahs, but he's hoping to belt out another winning tune after taking on the Melbourne Rebels.
Western Force have strengthened their forward pack for the remainder of Super Rugby AU with the signing of former Wallabies lock Sitaleki Timani.
Brumbies skipper Allan Alaalatoa will miss the top-of-the-table Super Rugby AU clash with Queensland after being suspended for three weeks.
Over the weekend in Super Rugby AU we saw the value sevens can play in career development and both the positive and negatives for Dave Rennie, while the Crusaders again flashed their ruthless streak and the captain's challenge went to work.
The Western Force have heaped more misery on the NSW Waratahs with a drought-busting 20-16 Super Rugby AU victory in Sydney.