Irritated Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has called for patience in the debate over changing his team's name, saying any decision should wait until a degree of calm returns to Christchurch.
They're two of Australia's in-form players and Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani will face off at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, but can they be Wallabies midfield teammates? Meanwhile, an emotional night at the SCG awaits.
Super Rugby Round 6 is highlighted by a rare Sunday afternoon fixture while the SCG surface will again take centre stage in Sydney. Follow the team lists as they're announced here.
The NSW Waratahs are pressing ahead with plans to play defending Super Rugby champions the Crusaders on the patch-up Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night.
The Crusaders are open to discussing a potential name change following mass shooting at two mosques in Christchurch that killed 50 people.
The scheduled Super Rugby clash between the Highlanders and Crusaders in Dunedin has been cancelled after Friday's Christchurch terror attacks.
Still without a win, the universe has seemingly conspired to make the Reds' trip to Tokyo even tougher than it looked just a few days ago. Meanwhile in Dunedin, we can sniff a Southern Derby upset.
Can the Reds and Chiefs finally get a win in Super Rugby? They have tough assignments in Round 5 while the Southern Derby looms large on Saturday. Full squad lists here.
The Crusaders have crushed two of their first four opponents this season, without some key personnel to boot. They are playing supreme rugby, but opposition teams aren't helping.
Goodness gracious, Will Genia's still got it. After a poor finish to 2018, the Rebels halfback is seemingly back to his best. Meanwhile, are the All Blacks inching closer to a Ngani Laumape-Jack Goodhue midfield combination?
The SCG is an iconic venue in Australian sport. But the Waratahs must take their game against the Crusaders to a proper rugby ground, one where the surface won't collapse and the contest is played within the atmosphere in deserves.
Round 4 kicks off in Wellington and continues with the undefeated Rebels and Crusaders hosting the next games, against the Brumbies and the Chiefs respectively, but the best might just be coming last with the Bulls hosting the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read has confirmed he's leaving New Zealand rugby and has signed a contract to play in Japan.
All Blacks captain Kieran Read is not expected to make his first appearance in Super Rugby for the Crusaders for another three weeks, the team said on Monday.
The Crusaders have continued their unbeaten run with a 22-12 win over the Reds in Brisbane, to make it 18 wins on the trot and make a Super Rugby record of eight straight road wins.
Jordan Petaia vs. Jack Goodhue? Yes please. Australia's boom centre prospect rugby education gets its biggest test yet when he lines up against classy All Blacks midfielder in Brisbane on Saturday night. Here's What to Watch For in Round 3.
Three big trans-Tasman clashes headline Round 3 of Super Rugby, including a double-header to get us started on Friday evening. Read on for all of this week's team lists.
Lock Scott Barrett and flyhalf Richie Mo'unga both scored a brace of tries for the Crusaders, who mauled the Hurricanes in Christchurch on Saturday.
In Super Rugby round two we see two trans-Tasman clashes as well as a New Zealand derby. Read for all of this week's team lists.
Round 1 of Super Rugby is in the books and there were already some interesting takeaways for each team and the big question mark hanging over their heads in 2019. We address the key execution, or personnel issues, here.
The All Blacks coaching field appears to have narrowed once more, after Crusaders coach Scott Robertson opted to re-sign with the two-time defending champions for a further two seasons.
It was the talking point that dominated New Zealand rugby circles throughout 2018: Should Richie Mo'unga replace Beauden Barrett as the All Blacks No.10? The conversation recommences on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
Will All Blacks' rest weeks derail the Crusaders' hopes of a Super Rugby three-peat? Is this the year the Blues get going? How much will the Chiefs miss Sam Cane? Your ultimate New Zealand conference preview is here.
New Zealand aren't exactly short on playing talent, which leaves the All Blacks selection panel with arguably the toughest job in rugby in 2019: selecting a 31-man squad. There are going to be some casualties, Craig Dowd writes.
Crusaders coach Scott Robertson is far more than the breakdancing, surfer dude that he's portrayed as and is ready to step into the All Blacks role, according to former Ireland fly-half Ronan O'Gara.
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