Rugby

Rugby: Sharks take bite out of Rebels' cause

South Africa's Sharks provided a knockout blow to the Melbourne Rebels' Super Rugby playoff hopes with a 25-21 victory at King's Park.

Rugby: Brumbies still in playoff mix

Wallabies winger Henry Speight scored two tries as the ACT Brumbies beat South Africa's Bulls 22-16 in a bruising contest at Canberra Stadium to stay very much in the Super Rugby playoff mix.

Rugby: Ngatai nailing down centre spot

Rugby: Ngatai nailing down centre spot

With All Blacks on his inside enduring injury-disrupted campaigns, Charlie Ngatai's chase for higher honours has made him the rock of the Chiefs' backline.

Rugby: 'Proud moment' for Hardie

Rugby: 'Proud moment' for Hardie

He admits it has taken a while to get there - in fact, John Hardie has spent just about as much time off the field than on it while bringing up 50 games for the Highlanders.

Rugby: Highlanders licence investor talks advanced:Tew

Rugby: Highlanders licence investor talks advanced:Tew

The path to private investment in the Highlanders continues at a glacial pace, although negotiations are said to be well advanced with one group.

Rugby: Player retention key for ABs

Rugby: Player retention key for ABs

With two critical blocks now in place, the New Zealand Rugby Union will turn their attention to Sam Cane and Beauden Barrett as the next pieces they need to secure in their quest to build their All Black team for the 2019 World Cup.

Rugby: Hartley dropped from England RWC training squad

Controversial hooker Dylan Hartley has been dropped from England's World Cup training squad after his latest disciplinary misdemeanour, the Rugby Football Union announced.

Rugby: Crusaders topple Hurricanes

Rugby: Crusaders topple Hurricanes

Beauden Barrett's return can't come quick enough for the Hurricanes.

ORFU takes stand over sideline behaviour

ORFU takes stand over sideline behaviour

The Otago Rugby Football Union says it is up to rugby to take a stand in the wake of recent abusive and racist behaviour at some matches.

Rugby: Ainley takes his chance

Rugby: Ainley takes his chance

Alex Ainley thought at times it was never going to happen.

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