Sir Steve Hansen has called for New Zealand Rugby to stand strong and not crumble under Australia's pressure when it comes to deciding the format for Super Rugby.
The Crusaders extended their unbeaten run against Super Rugby opposition in Christchurch to 36 matches, by delivering another lesson in patient persistence.
Whetukamokamo Douglas is a Crusader and a Māori All Black who has taken his famous name from the East Coast to Italy to Christchurch.
The bitter rugby rivalry between the Crusaders and Blues and Canterbury and Auckland has been re-ignited ahead of tomorrow night's clash.
The Blues have diverted slightly from their established winning formula in favour of an extra playmaker for Saturday's titanic clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch.
Rugby fans won't get to see the sight of Dan Carter playing against the Crusaders this weekend after all.
A national sporting representative and university scholarship recipient has been convicted of domestic violence despite claims it would end his career prospects.
Former Black Caps coach Mike Hesson has recalled the captaincy controversy involving Ross Taylor in 2012 as the "toughest time in his career".
There may not appear to be many similarities between gymnastics and the hammer throw, but Canterbury Olympic hopeful Lauren Bruce believes there are a few.
An inability to travel overseas and the need to keep top players at a high level were the drivers to get a new national premier hockey league under way.
Rugby's 'Aratipu' review wants Super Rugby scrapped in favour of a transtasman competition, according to a report.
Otago Boys' High School No 8 Semisi Taeiloa Tupou scored a stunning try against John McGlashan College on Saturday.
Southern hemisphere rugby remains optimistic about playing the Rugby Championship later this year and that a full Super Rugby competition will be run next year.
Community sport and national leagues will receive the bulk of the Government's first $80 million release from its $265 million Sport Recovery Package.
Prominent Canterbury harness racing driver and trainer Nigel McGrath has been disqualified for eight years after pleading guilty to three serious racing offences.