Japan coach and former All Black Jamie Joseph will stand down as head coach of the Sunwolves in the build-up to the World Cup.
All Blacks centurion Ma'a Nonu is back with the Blues. The 36-year-old has signed a one-year deal with the Auckland Super Rugby franchise, returning to franchise for whom he played for in 2012 and 2014.
The Crusaders knew before the Super Rugby final that if they stopped the Lions’ attacking lineout drives, targeted first five-eighth Elton Jantjies and put him under pressure and tackled...
Richie Mo'unga drove a resolute and clinical Crusaders around the field as they beat South Africa's Lions to clinch their ninth Super Rugby title.
A Melbourne Rebels rugby star accused of beating up his teammate in Dunedin may sit down with him for a restorative justice conference.
New Zealanders are often accused of having biased viewpoints about their rugby sides and ignoring the qualities in opposition teams.
There will not be any hiding on the bench for a fresh-looking Otago side in today's warm-up against Southland in Alexandra.
Lions coach Swys de Bruin thinks mercurial first five-eighth Elton Jantjies knows how to make the tough calls.
South Africa’s Lions will belatedly fly to NZ today in a bid to beat jet lag and give themselves the best chance for the Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.
The Lions fought back from 14 points down to beat the Waratahs 44-26 in their Super Rugby semi-final in Johannesburg.
The Crusaders dominated their clash with the Hurricanes, beating them 30-12 in last night's semifinal in Christchurch.
The Hurricanes are under no illusions as to the monumental task they face in the Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders tonight with captain Brad Shields declaring it was their final.
Better ball control since their last nightmare meeting with the Lions has the Waratahs confident they can reverse that result.
The Hurricanes concede it's unrealistic to rely on defence to topple proven Super Rugby playoff kingpins the Crusaders in Saturday's semifinal.
The ease with which the Crusaders dispatched the Sharks in their Super Rugby quarter-final has only served to cement their status as favourites for a ninth title.
Winning a playoff is classic Crusaders but their performance wasn't one to get overly excited about.
The serious stuff arrives tonight for the Highlanders and the question is: which Highlanders side is going to turn up?