Fullback, centre or wing? It doesn't really matter when it comes to Jordan Petaia if you ask his Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn - as long as you stick to one rule.
Jordan Petaia has produced back-to-back clutch plays as Queensland Reds rallied from 12-0 down to beat the Brumbies 24-22 and secure hosting rights to the Super Rugby AU final.
Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie kicked a 45-metre penalty in extra time to secure a dramatic 26-23 victory at the Highlanders in the first ever 'golden point' win in Super Rugby Aotearoa at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday.
Western Force have come from behind to snatch a 16-15 win over Melbourne Rebels to keep alive their hopes of a Super Rugby AU finals berth.
Will Genia and Quade Cooper are loving life in Japan. Having reflected on their careers to date and changed the way they prepare, both men feel as though their careers have been extended - and they see big things ahead for rugby in the region.
Lock Matt Philip will return from France in July in a boost for the Wallabies and Melbourne, signing with the Super Rugby club through to the 2023 Rugby World Cup.
It's the biggest game of Round 8, the Reds hosting the Brumbies. It's not just about who'll take home the spoils though, but who'll come out on top as Wallabies favourites? Here's five key contests to watch for this weekend.
Harry Wilson has forecast a return to his damaging best as the Queensland Reds look to secure their first home grand final in a decade on Saturday.
How impressive was last week's action? This weekend's sure to be just as exciting with the Reds hosting the Brumbies, while the Highlanders and Chiefs face off in Dunedin. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.
James O'Connor believes he's only now appreciating the beauty of rugby, likening his stint as Queensland Reds captain and progression as a No.10 to being unplugged from the Matrix.
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.
Young midfielder Dylan Riley has become the third Australian-raised player in his Japan Top League team to declare their allegiance to the Brave Blossoms in a worrying trend for Australian rugby.
The Easter weekend of Super Rugby saw plenty of drama on both sides of the Tasman, but only one unbeaten team remains across the two competitions. Check out some the weekend's major talking points here.
They won't make the finals, but the NSW Waratahs hope to have a big say in who does after falling agonisingly short of pulling off the upset of the 2021 Super Rugby AU season.
The focus might be on Australia's defending Olympic champions in the women's rugby sevens in Tokyo, but men's star Maurice Longbottom says his team have their own expectations to perform and a podium finish in Japan.
NSW Waratahs are in free fall having sacked coach Rob Penney on Sunday. The NSW Rugby board has copped severe backlash from Waratahs supporters and now must find a replacement, with two successful Shute Shield coaches potentially among the options.
NSW Waratahs chief executive Paul Doorn says he believes all business lines of his organisation are taking responsibility for the franchise's current predicament as he prepares to conduct a global search for Rob Penney's replacement.
Josh Kemeny was the Waratahs' loss and the Rebels' gain and that could extend to the Wallabies after the flanker's shock selection in next month's training camp.
After five straight defeats, two of which were record losses, the action finally came off the field for the Waratahs with the board making the decision to fire Rob Penney immediately. Check out some the weekend's major talking points here.
The NSW Waratahs woes have been reflected in Wallabies coach Dave Rennie's selection of a 40-man national squad for next month's camp with just four players included.
Brumbies winger Andy Muirhead has reinforced his case for a first Wallabies call-up with another impressive performance in his team's emphatic Super Rugby AU win over the Western Force.
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.
Jordie Barrett scored all of the Hurricanes' points in a virtuoso display as the visitors beat the Highlanders 30-19 at Dunedin Stadium in Super Rugby Aotearoa.
Dave Rennie knows Australia can't compete with the big-money offers that will likely see Marika Koroibete head offshore, but the Wallabies coach is hopeful there is an answer as simple as the gold jersey -- particularly those players just starting out.
World Rugby (WR) is set to spend 1.2 million pounds ($1.65 million) annually over three years on two Pacific Island teams to help them join Super Rugby in 2022, the sport's governing body said on Wednesday.
- AUS2ndTries Scored 1st South Africa : 11 Tries ScoredSA1st911
- AUS2ndPoints Difference 1st South Africa : 51 Points DifferenceSA1st951