Rugby Australia chief executive Andy Marinos says the success of Super Rugby AU has given his board something to ponder in terms of competition structures for next season, admitting a fully united trans-Tasman competition is not yet a guarantee.
It all comes down to this weekend, who'll come be crowned Super Rugby AU and Super Rugby Aotearoa champions? Stay across the latest team news here.
They're the numbers that should both please and concern Rugby Australia, but also deliver a message to World Rugby administrators that one of supporters' biggest gripes with the game can be addressed.
Things could not have been anymore dramatic as the Western Force qualified for the Super Rugby AU finals, adding another chapter to their remarkable recent history. Catch up with all the weekend's talking points from both sides of the Tasman here.
The Melbourne Rebels had two players red-carded but still condemned the New South Wales Waratahs to a winless Super Rugby AU season with a 36-25 victory at Western Sydney Stadium on Saturday.
Super Round has been ditched but Townsville will become a trans-Tasman sports hub over a May weekend with the Queensland Reds and North Queensland Cowboys both hosting Kiwi opposition.
The Western Force's finals hopes are still alive after Argentinian flyhalf Domingo Miotti nailed a penalty after the final siren to lift his side to a 31-30 victory over the NSW Waratahs.
In one of their first key signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022, the NSW Waratahs have signed damaging backrower Rahboni Warren-Vosayaco for two years.
The Wallabies wrapped up a three-day camp on Tuesday, the 40 players in attendance each getting a indication of where they are for Test selection. But that doesn't mean the door is closed on those who didn't make the trip to Sydney, Sam Bruce reports.
It's down to the pointy end of the season in Super Rugby AU and Aotearoa, with plenty of competition for the remaining finals places. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.
The Brumbies host the Force in the opening weekend of the Super Rugby AU finals while there is only pride to play for across the final round of Super Rugby Aotearoa. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.
The countdown to finals is on with Super Rugby AU entering their final round while across the ditch the penultimate round looms. Stay across the latest team news, odds and analysis here.
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.
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 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.
Former title-winning coach Michael Cheika was a conspicuous observer as the Waratahs' record losing streak continued with a gut-wrenching 24-22 Super Rugby AU defeat to the Brumbies in Sydney.
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.
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.
Rob Penney was dealt a tough hand over the past 18 months, but the NSW Rugby Board was left with little choice but to relieve him of his duties, writes Sam Bruce.
Waratahs coach Rob Penney has been sacked after his team's abject 0-5 start to the Super Rugby AU season.
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.
The Queensland juggernaut shows no signs of slowing, the Reds consigning NSW Waratahs to a fifth consecutive Super Rugby AU loss in a bruising and entertaining affair in Sydney.
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?