Australians ready for Crusaders and Highlanders

Fullback Dane Haylett-Petty will return to the Western Force's starting XV when the Western Australian club takes on the Highlanders, while the Waratahs have kept the faith and made zero changes to their starting XV to face the Crusaders.
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Waratahs Crusaders

Perth a high hurdle for Highlanders

Perth has become something of an unwelcome hurdle for New Zealand teams heading back home from South Africa.
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Ben Smith

Pulu pulls Chiefs to win over Bulls

If Augustine Pulu was feeling any pressure because of the fine play of fellow Chiefs halfback Brad Weber he responded with an outstanding display, including a vital two-try burst, to set up a 34–20 win over the Bulls in Rotorua.
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Augustine Pulu

Georgia on my mind as U20 trophy reaches climax

Georgia reaffirmed their status a rising power of the world game by making it through to their first World Rugby U20 Trophy final after a 19-8 win over tournament hosts Portugal in Lisbon on Wednesday, while Canada left it late to edge Tonga 13-11.
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Georgia Romania

Sevens Sisters aim to bounce back

Tournaments over consecutive weekends are a rarity in the World Women's Sevens and New Zealand will be using their basic fitness to put the pressure on other sides as they look to round out the season with another tournament win in Amsterdam.
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Selica Winiata

Drummond's confidence rises with Crusaders

It's a measure of the progress Crusaders halfback Mitchell Drummond has made in two seasons with the franchise that he has been given starting duties in Saturday's game with the Waratahs in Sydney.
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Mitchell Drummond

Parsons ready for Hurricanes challenge

Hooker James Parsons will be the latest to assume the captaincy role for the Blues, the second time the honour has been his, but leading the side against the Hurricanes is the least of his concerns.
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James Parsons

James Parsons the newest Blues captain

James Parsons becomes the third All Black to take on the captaincy role for the Blues, when he leads an injury-depleted team to meet the table-topping Hurricanes at Eden Park on Saturday night.
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James Parsons

Rotorua Boys High v Wesley College followed by Chiefs v Bulls

The Chiefs have been some changes to their tight five ahead of their clash against the Bulls in Rotorua.
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Chiefs 2015

Sevens 7even: What we learned about the 2014/2015 Men’s Series

The 16th World Sevens Series is over for another season, a unique campaign which doubled as qualification for The Summer Games in Rio, with Fiji crowned the new champions of the Sevens world.
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All Blacks Sevens 2015

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