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.
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.
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.
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.
Thingsare tightening up as we hit the home stretch of the
Southern region competition.
In the battle of the Plains, Taieri shut out GI to record a
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.
If there is one aspect of its game which separates University
A from its opponents, it is the ability to conjure up tries.
Former All Black Ali Williams is returning to professional
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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