In this week’s edition, in-form Crusaders openside Matt Todd tells us that he is not fully satisfied with his output in 2013 and we catch-up with the front-runner for the Wallabies’ No 12 shirt, Ben Tapuai.
Digby Ioane has recovered from a knee injury and will start for the Reds when they face the Brumbies in Brisbane on Saturday.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has retained Tyler Bleyendaal at first five for the side’s clash with the Highlanders on Saturday night.
Hurricanes coach Mark Hammett has opted to stick with Beauden Barrett at fullback for the side’s clash with the Force in Wellington on Friday night.
Former Wallabies halfback Luke Burgess has confirmed he will return to Australia in time to be considered for the British and Irish Lions series in June and July.
Round nine of Super Rugby was the most topsy-turvy yet as far as results were concerned.
Quade Cooper, Kurtley Beale and Drew Mitchell are just three of a long list of top Australian players who have missed out on the Wallabies training squad for their series against the British and Irish Lions in June.
James O'Connor has returned to first five for the Rebels’ clash with the Kings in Melbourne tomorrow.
Tim Nanai-Williams has been shifted to the wing for the Chiefs' clash with the Reds in Hamilton tomorrow.
In this week’s issue, we look at whether the Force have been making legal front-row substitutions this year and reveal why Chiefs bookend Ben Tameifuna is a strong chance to earn his All Blacks stripes in June.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has wielded the axe ahead of the side’s clash with the Brumbies in Dunedin tomorrow night.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has opted to rest star forwards Sam Whitelock and Matt Todd for his side’s clash with the Force in Perth on Saturday.
Beauden Barrett has been shifted to fullback for the Hurricanes’ clash with the Blues in Auckland this Saturday.
Re-appointed All Blacks coach Steve Hansen says the team needs to build on the solid foundation it laid last season.
Junior World Championship-winning South African Under 20 stars Pieter-Steph du Toit and Jan Serfontein are the surprise inclusions in Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer’s training squad.
Force lock Hugh McMeniman has re-signed with the franchise for two more years, but his forwards coach Nick Stiles is moving to the Reds.
Round eight of Super Rugby provided some spectacular action throughout the weekend.
The Blues have called in prop Sam Pratley to replace the incapacitated Charlie Faumuina.
There are plenty of mouth-watering clashes on offer this weekend.
Which player was unlucky to miss out on the All Blacks’ wider training squad?
Gordon Tietjens’ success in sevens is unrivalled and should place him in the same coaching league as Sir Alex Ferguson.
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen named a 38-man training squad and there are a couple of oversights worth highlighting