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.
Canterbury Crusaders put on a ruthless display to pick up a bonus point 33-16 victory over Wellington Hurricanes on Sunday to maintain their winning start to Super Rugby Aotearoa at Christchurch Stadium.
Brumbies reserve halfback Ryan Lonergan has launched a miracle 55m penalty kick in the 83rd minute to secure a stunning 27-24 Super Rugby AU win over Melbourne Rebels in Canberra.
The defiant NSW Waratahs maintain they boast a "championship-winning" roster despite suffering yet another historic Super Rugby AU defeat.
The Western Force have heaped more misery on the NSW Waratahs with a drought-busting 20-16 Super Rugby AU victory in Sydney.
Winger Jona Nareki scored a hat-trick of tries and created another in a brilliant display as the Highlanders rallied to a 39-23 victory over the Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa in Hamilton on Friday.
Wales scrum-half Kieran Hardy has been ruled out of their Six Nations clash with Italy on March 13 as he recovers from a hamstring injury sustained in Saturday's 40-24 win over England.
The Waratahs' horror start to 2021 has laid bare the crisis the franchise is in. But it is no way the sum of recent events, instead the start of the slide can be traced back to 2016.
The second episode of ESPN Scrum Reset is in, and you won't want to miss it! Sam Bruce and Christy Doran are joined by Liam Napier from New Zealand, discussing Super Rugby AU & Aotearoa, the Waratahs' woes and trans-Tasman relations. Listen now!
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper would love to see Japan play more international Tests, but says rugby's various governing bodies need to be careful not to burn out players in the process.
The U.K. Government has announced the launch of an enquiry into the long-term effects of head injuries in sport, and will discuss the latest scientific studies with governing bodies and athletes across two sessions starting next week.
Of all the 16 uncapped players included among Dave Rennie's squad for the Bledisloe Cup and Tri Nations last year, there was one that almost completely emerged from left field.
This year's women's Rugby World Cup in New Zealand is set to be pushed back until next year due to the uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.
All Blacks halfback Aaron Smith has re-signed with New Zealand Rugby through to the 2023 World Cup in France.
The Waratahs are calling for patience following the Baby Tahs' faltering steps at the start of the Super Rugby AU season.
French referee Pascal Gauzere has conceded he made mistakes in his handling of England's 40-24 defeat to Wales, according to World Rugby's head of match officials Joel Jutge.
Kings Cross Steelers, named after the NFL side from Pittsburgh, is the first gay rugby club in the world, and a new documentary film, Steelers, follows their journey from trauma to triumph.
England Rugby condemned the online abuse directed at its players after prop Ellis Genge said he received death threats following Saturday's Six Nations defeat by Wales.
Waratahs assistant coach Chris Whitaker says it's the COVID pandemic and not the lack of player development that has thrust his franchise into arguably its deepest hole of the professional era.
The Round 2 Super Rugby Aotearoa match between the Crusaders and the Hurricanes has been moved from Saturday to Sunday in the hope that coronavirus restrictions will be lifted to allow a crowd at Christchurch Stadium.
It is crisis mode at NSW Waratahs after they suffered their worst ever loss to the Brumbies on Saturday night. The young, inexperienced squad looks set to struggle for the remainder of the year. Get your full weekend rugby wrap here.
Wales remained on course for the most unlikely of Six Nations Grand Slams after they beat an indisciplined England 40-24 in a controversial match in Cardiff on Saturday.