The confirmation of a quarantine-free travel bubble between Australia and New Zealand means Super Rugby Trans-Tasman can start as planned on May 14.
The Brumbies have bounced back in style with a thumping 42-14 victory over the Western Force in their Super Rugby AU clash in Canberra.
Super Rugby AU has reached its halfway point, the competition exceeding expectations in terms of its intensity and entertainment. The Reds are deserved competition leaders, but who looms large in the back half of the season?
Hunter Paisami made his case for the Wallabies' No.12 jersey while Suliasi Vunivalu produced his first moment of Super Rugby AU magic as the Queensland Reds held out the Western Force 26-19.
Izack Rodda has rebuffed the Waratahs and signed with the Western Force just under a year after he sensationally quit the Queensland Reds to sign with French club Lyon Olympique Universitaire.
Australia coach Dave Rennie will convene a three-day camp for prospective Wallabies on the Gold Coast next month to lay the foundations for the upcoming test season, local media reported.
We won't forget that game in a hurry. Saturday night's Brumbies-Reds thriller will go down as one of the great Australian derbies of all time while, elsewhere, we saw the lights go out in Perth, another red card and TMO confusion across the ditch.
A 14-man Melbourne Rebels have dug deep to post a gutsy 10-7 win over the Western Force in a drama-filled Super Rugby AU match in Perth.
Super Rugby AU's inaugural First Nations round is another step forward in Rugby Australia's attempt to close the gap in Indigenous participation, but they'll need to make more meaningful commitments to see player numbers rise, Brittany Mitchell writes.
Western Force winger Marcel Brache says his team won't get carried away with last week's breakthrough triumph over the Waratahs, but he's hoping to belt out another winning tune after taking on the Melbourne Rebels.
Western Force have strengthened their forward pack for the remainder of Super Rugby AU with the signing of former Wallabies lock Sitaleki Timani.
Brumbies skipper Allan Alaalatoa will miss the top-of-the-table Super Rugby AU clash with Queensland after being suspended for three weeks.
Over the weekend in Super Rugby AU we saw the value sevens can play in career development and both the positive and negatives for Dave Rennie, while the Crusaders again flashed their ruthless streak and the captain's challenge went to work.
The Western Force have heaped more misery on the NSW Waratahs with a drought-busting 20-16 Super Rugby AU victory in Sydney.
Rugby Australia has been forced to tweak its Super Rugby AU draw in a bid to get the Rebels to Perth and then back home to Melbourne for a first game at AAMI Park in more than a year.
Super Rugby AU began with a bang on Friday night as the Reds and Brumbies lived up to their preseason tip as competition front-runners. There was also the first red-card replacement, an impressive NSW No. 7 and some excellent broadcast analysis.
Western Force coach Tim Sampson was left to bemoan a "whistle happy" referee after watching his side crash to a 27-11 loss to the Brumbies in Perth on Friday night.
Super Rugby AU returns with a double-header as players from across the competition look to make an early Wallabies impression. There could be as many as four fly-half contenders, the stage set for one man to step up and make the position his own.
After a nice summer break, Super Rugby AU 2021 is finally here and there's plenty to be excited about for this year's rendition. With just three days until kick-off we look at the Top 10 players you need to keep an eye on this season.
The second season of Super Rugby AU is upon us, the competition set to reach a swathe of new eyeballs with the broadscast partnership between Nine and Stan. The big question is: Can anyone stop the Brumbies going back-to-back?
With less than two weeks until the Super Rugby AU 2021 season kicks off with a grudge match between the Waratahs and Reds in Brisbane, new Tahs captain Jake Gordon says his young side are ready to bring flair and speed to the competition.
The official start of the Australian rugby season is now just three weeks away, but things are already moving both on and off the field. Here are some of the key storylines to follow in 2021.
Australian Super Rugby teams have chosen to reduce trial matches to just one each ahead of the Super Rugby AU season kick-off in February due to COVID-19 restrictions.
Former NZ rugby administrator Tony Lewis has been handed the job of turning the Western Force into a trans-Tasman powerhouse after being named as the franchise's new chief executive.
Rugby Australia have released the fixtures for the second season of Super Rugby AU, with a double-header to kick off the season and their new broadcast rights deal with the Nine Network and Stan.