After several poor displays in defeats during this year's Six Nations, England coach Eddie Jones Jones has some serious thinking to do.
Liam Squire is the latest All Black injury casualty – the loose forward leaving his team's victory over the Crusaders in Dunedin with a broken thumb.
The Highlanders have made their best start since 2012 but are not getting ahead of themselves as a tough two weeks away from home looms.
Super Rugby is a brutal, physical sport. But brain will always beat brawn in any contest.
The Hawaiian businessman leading the charge to own the Warriors has also revealed plans to operate a Super Rugby team out of America.
Stormers centre EW Viljoen scored two tries as they recorded a 37-20 Super Rugby victory over the Blues after overcoming the rigours of long-haul travel and a flu bug that left players and management bed-ridden.
Wales dug deep to edge out a resurgent France side 14-13 in the final game of the Six Nations at the Principality stadium on Saturday to finish second in the standings.
Ireland ignited the St Patrick's Day celebrations by sealing the third grand slam in their history as England collapsed to a 24-15 defeat at Twickenham.
The Highlanders have got home 25-17 over the Crusaders at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight to remain the only unbeaten New Zealand team in Super Rugby.
After sneaking past the Blues in their previous Super Rugby match, the Chiefs pulled another rabbit out of the hat to claim a flattering win against a stampeding Bulls side 41-28 in Hamilton on Friday night.
Hard work never hurt anyone and Rob Thompson - who has started the season in red-hot form - is looking to follow in the footsteps of those who have travelled that path.
Ash Dixon admits he is not as young as he once was.
The Dunedin City Council opted to not take part in a report on the economic impact of last year's British and Irish Lions series.
Super Rugby needs to be simple and easy to understand if it is going to survive, says one of the men who was heavily involved in the set-up of the competition.
Otago will open with a game against Wellington in this year's provincial domestic competition.
The Crusaders have been hit with a huge blow after lock and captain Sam Whitelock pulled out of tomorrow night's game against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
Join us for the second half of the Great Southern Derby at Forsyth Barr Stadium
The Otago Rugby Football Union has recorded a modest profit of $18,848, with income from home games dropping by more than a third.
Last year, going into the third game of the season the Highlanders had 13 players injured.
Former Highlander Ryan Nicholas has popped back up in Dunedin after spending 13 years living and playing rugby in Japan.