Former All Blacks halfback Alby Mathewson will link with the Western Force next season.
Sir Graham Henry will be part of the Blues’ coaching team next season.
The struggling Lions will make way for the Southern Kings in next year’s Super Rugby competition.
With the Super Rugby season now consigned to the annals of history, DAVE CAMPBELL looks back on the good, the bad and the indifferent performers and performances from the 17th edition of the tournament.
The Blues are refusing to comment on speculation that Sir Graham Henry will join the franchise as a technical advisor.
Departing Chiefs prop Sona Taumalolo is vowing to score the try that will see him co-top the overall tryscoring table when his side takes on the Sharks in this Saturday night’s Super Rugby final in Hamilton.
Carlos Spencer has been sacked as Lions assistant coach following their disastrous Super Rugby campaign.
Chiefs skipper Craig Clarke has been deemed fit enough to lead his side against the Sharks in the Super Rugby final in Hamilton on Saturday night.
The first-ever Super Rugby final in Hamilton will be played in front of a full house after fans snapped up the remaining tickets in two hours after they went on public sale today.
Michael Foley has left the Waratahs, but could be about to take up a job with the Force.
Injured Chiefs skipper Craig Clarke will be given as much time as possible to prove his fitness ahead of Saturday night’s Super Rugby final against the Sharks in Hamilton.
Andrew Horrell will play centre for just the second time in his career when the Chiefs take on the Crusaders in their Super Rugby semifinal clash in Hamilton tomorrow night.
Ben Franks will start at tighthead prop for the Crusaders in what is the only change to their side to face the Chiefs in Hamilton this Friday night.
Craig Joubert and Steve Walsh will referee this weekend’s Super Rugby semifinals.
The injured Kieran Read faces another week in the casualty ward.
Springbok wing Bjorn Basson will miss his side’s first two Rugby Championship games after suffering a torn intestine in the Bulls’ Super Rugby playoff loss to the Crusaders last the weekend.
Eight Reds players will join the Wallabies’ training squad in Sydney tomorrow after their side was knocked out of the Super Rugby playoffs at the weekend.
The Chiefs will host the Crusaders and the Stormers the Sharks in the Super Rugby semifinals.
With the series level, expect both teams to put it all on the line as they seek to win the deciding test in Sydney on Saturday night.