The already weakened Sharks have been dealt another blow, with prop Tendai Mtawarira ruled out of their clash with the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday night with a calf strain.
The-increasingly-hard-to-predict Super Rugby season continued in round 10.
A teary-eyed Julian Savea has issued an apology after it was revealed he was charged with assault in relation to a domestic incident last week.
All Blacks and Hurricanes wing Julian Savea has been charged with common assault, the Hurricanes and New Zealand Rugby Union confirmed today.
Highlanders No 8 Mose Tuiali’i has sustained a knee injury and will not be available for his side’s clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch tomorrow night.
Hurricanes hooker Dane Coles has been ruled out of rugby for six weeks after suffering a fractured eye socket in training on Wednesday.
Force coach Michael Foley has opted to rest two key backs for their match against the Hurricanes in Wellington tonight.
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.
Round nine of Super Rugby was the most topsy-turvy yet as far as results were concerned.
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.
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.
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.
This weekend throws up another set of games which could go either way.
Which player was unlucky not to make the Wallabies’ preliminary squad for the British and Irish Lions series?