Finally relief for the Chiefs. If last week's draw with the Hurricanes was a minor step forward, this first win of the season released serious frustrations.
The great Crusaders' undefeated run ended at the hands of the Waratahs, 20-12, in Sydney on Staurday night.
With just one loss in six games this season, the Hurricanes can't have too many complaints with their results, but their performances are still leaving plenty to be desired.
Stormers players are rallying around their Muslim teammate as they prepare for a two-week stay in New Zealand to face the Hurricanes and the Blues.
Japan now seems to be the destination of preference for many of our top players. But what attracts them to the Land of the Rising Sun?
The Crusaders super rugby franchise says in light of the terror attacks in Christchurch and some public concerns, it will have future discussions about the club's name.
The Lions and Queensland Reds staged epic second-half comebacks to win their Super Rugby games last night.
RNZ contributor Jamie Wall says the Crusaders need to change their name in the wake of Friday's horrific terror attack.
After all the angst and head-shaking over players departing to play in Singapore this season, their season looks to be extremely limited and they could be back in Dunedin by early May.
As the shell-shocked Chiefs kicked straight to a Crusaders player or passed to no one at Christchurch Stadium and the home side ran in another try on Saturday, a couple of thoughts occurred, writes Patrick McKendry.
The Crusaders juggernaut has notched a fourth consecutive win, and they remain at the top of the standings.
The NSW Waratahs have retained interstate bragging rights with a 10th-straight Super Rugby triumph over the Queensland Reds.
The hiding received by the Chiefs in Christchurch today could haunt them repeatedly over the next few days and possibly longer but on this evidence the nightmare won't be confined to Hamilton and...
The Melbourne Rebels have overcome an ugly first half to continue their Super Rugby unbeaten run with a 29-26 win over the Brumbies at AAMI Park.