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Rugby: Cory Jane heading to Japan

Rugby: Cory Jane heading to Japan

Former All Blacks winger Cory Jane has signed a two-year contract with Japan's Toshiba Brave Lupus, though he will return to play for the Wellington Hurricanes next year, his Super Rugby franchise says.

League: Hayne battling to fix hip injury

League: Hayne battling to fix hip injury

Jarryd Hayne has retuned to Australia in a bid to cure a niggling hip injury that potentially jeopardises his prospects of making the Fijian Olympic sevens rugby team.

Rugby: Sopoaga, Squire on bench for Highlanders

Rugby: Sopoaga, Squire on bench for Highlanders

The Highlanders will have two All Blacks on the bench for the match against the Kings in Port Elizabeth on Sunday but still have plenty of experience in the side.

Rugby: Four NZ teams can still make playoffs

As Super rugby resumes 10 teams are trying to squeeze into the eight playoff spots. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn has a look at what may happen over the next three weeks.

Rugby: Crescent-Heriot crucial clash

Thingsare tightening up as we hit the home stretch of the Southern region competition.

Rugby: Kaik to just miss the four

In the battle of the Plains, Taieri shut out GI to record a comfortable victory.

Arrowtown facing tough test to remain top

Top-of-the-table Arrowtown will have a tussle to cement its position when it takes on Clyde Earnscleugh at the Queenstown Events Centre tomorrow.

Backline the difference

Backline the difference

If there is one aspect of its game which separates University A from its opponents, it is the ability to conjure up tries.

Rugby: Ali Williams coming out of retirement

Rugby: Ali Williams coming out of retirement

Former All Black Ali Williams is returning to professional rugby.

Rugby: First female ref in Super Rugby

Rugby: First female ref in Super Rugby

Australian Amy Perrett is set to become the first woman assistant referee in Super Rugby history when she officiates in the game between Melbourne Rebels and South Africa's Stormers on Saturday.

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