New Zealand sides have made a strong start to Super Rugby. Four of the five Kiwi teams registered wins in the first week of the competition. The Hurricanes were arguably the most impressive.
Former All Blacks lock Ali Williams has been charged by French police after being arrested for alleged cocaine possession.
Ireland have overcome France 19-9 to move top of the Six Nations standings, maintaining the pressure on favourites England.
Scotland staged a rousing comeback to beat Wales for the first time in 10 years in an absorbing 29-13 Six Nations victory at Murrayfield.
Former All Black Ali Williams has been arrested in Paris for allegedly possessing cocaine.
The Hurricanes opened their Super Rugby title defence by humiliating Japan's Sunwolves in a record 83-17 victory.
They featured a few new faces but it was the same old Crusaders who last night earned a season-opening 17-13 win over the Brumbies.
The Lions began their new Super Rugby campaign with an unconvincing 28-25 victory over the Cheetahs at the Free State Stadium on Saturday.
The Queensland Reds have snatched a come-from-behind 28-26 win over the Sharks in their Super Rugby season opener.
Preparations for the arrival of the British and Irish Lions are under way, as the Dunedin City Council works on plans to construct a lighted pathway to guide the way to the venue.
The Highlanders look likely to be without their skipper, Ben Smith, for two weeks.
Another season, another loss first up.
The Highlanders lost 24-15 to the Chiefs in the side’s opening game of the Super rugby season at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin last night.
The Chiefs have spoilt the party at Forsyth Barr Stadium tonight.
See how the action unfolded in the Highlanders 2017 Super Rugby opener against the Chiefs at Forsyth Barr Stadium.
Malakai Fekitoa admits he is weighing up his future but for now it is just about enjoying his 50th game for the Highlanders.
Lima Sopoaga is in seventh heaven.
The Highlanders have plenty of weapons in their armoury and there is much hope about the new season. Rugby writer Steve Hepburn looks at their chances.
Part of the Highlanders squad ventured to SPCA yesterday to help clean out the animal shelter.
Feet need to be kept firmly on the ground and thoughts of a Blues' revival put on hold for now for, but it will be hard after the Blues opened their campaign with a thumping 56-18 Super Rugby win.