Cancer survivor and World Cup winner, the curtain has fallen on Aaron Cruden's time in New Zealand rugby, with the former All Black left out of the Chiefs final Super Rugby Aotearoa match of the season.
Pita Gus Sowakula might be playing in a losing team, but the 25-year-old Chiefs No8 is stamping his mark on Super Rugby and has his eyes on an All Blacks prize.
With just two rounds of Super Rugby Aotearoa action remaining, a title winner could be decided as early as Sunday.
The Crusaders are one win away from the inaugural Super Rugby Aotearoa title after a controversy-tinged 32-19 victory in Hamilton.
Chiefs coach Warren Gatland says New Zealand referees must improve to be recognised at the international stage after a recent spate of controversial refereeing calls made against his team.
The Crusaders’ surprise defeat to the Hurricanes in Christchurch on Saturday has provided a rare offering — hope.
New Zealand Rugby's referees boss Bryce Lawrence is urging players to show more respect for those who hold the whistle.
A day that was billed around Beauden Barrett's return to first five-eighth instead finished with an unlikely hero for the Blues.
They were the last Super Rugby side to defeat the Crusaders in Christchurch four long years ago. Tonight the Hurricanes repeated the dose with a supremely patient and disciplined display to stun...
Top New Zealand rugby players are continuing to question the direction of the game after Super Rugby was thrown on the scrap heap.
New Zealand Rugby is set to ditch Sanzaar as the governing body of Super Rugby, ending a 25-year relationship - in favour of starting a new franchise competition next season.
All Black hooker Dane Coles returns from injury to start in tomorrow’s match against the Blues in Wellington.
The Super Rugby Aotearoa competition is halfway through. So what have we learned, who is playing well and what is not working? Rugby writer Steve Hepburn has a quick look.
The return of Western Force and a slew of rule changes to speed up play had raised hopes that Super Rugby AU might deliver entertainment for fans but Australia's domestic tournament has already...
The Crusaders extended their unbeaten run against Super Rugby opposition in Christchurch to 36 matches, by delivering another lesson in patient persistence.