Rugby news

  • Minister urges provinces to "work together"

    Rugby World Cup minister Clayton Cosgrove says the tournament's success will rely on provincial rivalry being set aside, including in those provinces who have missed out on hosting play-off matches.

    September 5, 2008, 7:20 am
  • Samoans seek place in provincial top-flight

    New Zealand rugby bosses might be cutting numbers in its top provincial competition, but ambitious Samoan rugby coach Niko Palamo wants them to consider accepting a team from the islands in the future.

    September 5, 2008, 6:44 am
  • Fans reassured over Cup action

    Rugby fans in the Waikato and North Harbour provinces have been assured they won't be left short-changed by the time the remaining the 2011 World Cup schedules are released.

    September 4, 2008, 1:31 pm
  • Wellington and Christchurch win Cup quarter-final race

    Wellington's Westpac Stadium and Christchurch's AMI Stadium will host the 2011 Rugby World Cup quarter-finals.

    September 4, 2008, 12:40 pm
  • Curtain pulled on Somerville's NZ test career

    Veteran All Black prop Greg Somerville says he divorced himself from emotion before his final match in the black jersey on home soil.

    September 4, 2008, 11:36 am
  • Injury blow for All Blacks ahead of Wallabies

    The All Blacks' record win over Manu Samoa has come at a cost, with wing Anthony Tuitavake scratched from contention with a fractured cheekbone.

    September 4, 2008, 10:47 am
  • Humbled Samoans call for IRB shake-up

    Filipo Levi has called on rugby bosses to act and rewrite international eligibility rulings if Pacific Island nations are to be competitive in the test arena.

    September 3, 2008, 9:24 pm
  • All Blacks at full strength for Suncorp showdown

    All Black top-brass are confident the side will be injury-free by the time they arrive in Brisbane for next weekend's Tri Nations decider.

    September 3, 2008, 9:06 pm
  • Henry defends "test" status for mis-match

    All Black head coach Graham Henry has defended test status being awarded to the 101-14 hiding dished out to Manu Samoa in New Plymouth.

    September 3, 2008, 8:50 pm

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2015 Super Rugby Tournament

7:35pm NZST Fri, 24th April
9:55pm NZST Fri, 24th April
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Super Rugby Ladder

AUS Conference

Rank Team W D L BP Points
1 Brumbies 5 0 4 6 26
2 Waratahs 5 0 3 3 23
3 Rebels 4 0 4 3 19
4 Reds 2 0 7 3 11
5 Force 1 0 8 5 9

NZL Conference

Rank Team W D L BP Points
1 Hurricanes 7 0 1 5 33
2 Chiefs 7 0 2 4 32
3 Highlanders 6 0 2 4 28
4 Crusaders 4 0 5 4 20
5 Blues 1 0 8 7 11

SAF Conference

Rank Team W D L BP Points
1 Bulls 6 0 3 4 28
2 Stormers 6 0 3 2 26
3 Lions 5 0 4 1 21
4 Sharks 4 0 6 5 21
5 Cheetahs 3 0 6 2 14

Overall Standings

Rank Team W D L BP Points
1 Hurricanes 7 0 1 5 33
2 Bulls 6 0 3 4 28
3 Brumbies 5 0 4 6 26
4 Chiefs 7 0 2 4 32
5 Highlanders 6 0 2 4 28
6 Stormers 6 0 3 2 26
7 Waratahs 5 0 3 3 23
8 Lions 5 0 4 1 21
9 Sharks 4 0 6 5 21
10 Crusaders 4 0 5 4 20
11 Rebels 4 0 4 3 19
12 Cheetahs 3 0 6 2 14
13 Reds 2 0 7 3 11
14 Blues 1 0 8 7 11
15 Force 1 0 8 5 9