The Wellington-based Hurricanes have thrashed Japan's Sunwolves 62-15 in their Super Rugby match in Napier to move to second in the New Zealand conference.
A mature playmaking effort from NSW Waratahs youngster Will Harrison has drawn praise from his coach and a vastly more experienced opponent.
Wallabies great Tim Horan is excited to see how the Reds' expansive game holds up in the next fortnight against two of Super Rugby's better sides.
Tim Horan's son Alex will make his Super Rugby debut for Japan's Sunwolves, named at fullback to face the Hurricanes in Napier on Saturday.
Two Super Rugby games have been relocated from Japan to Australia with the Sunwolves now facing the Brumbies in Wollongong and Crusaders in Brisbane.
Warren Gatland's break to coach the British and Irish Lions next year has resulted in a promotion for Clayton McMillan as interim Chiefs head coach for 2021.
Melbourne playmaker Matt Toomua says the Rebels need a win over the Highlanders to try to build some winning momentum in their Super Rugby season.
Wallabies skipper Michael Hooper wasn't aware of any players being gagged from talking about the Israel Folau saga and has no regrets over anything he said.
Wallabies backrower Lukhan Salakaia-Loto will come off the bench for the Queensland Reds' clash with the Sharks on Saturday night.
The Brumbies' Super Rugby match against the Sunwolves will be relocated from Osaka due to the coronavirus, with SANZAAR looking for an alternative venue.
The Six Nations clash between Ireland and Italy this weekend has been called off due to an outbreak of coronavirus in northern Italy.
Melbourne have strengthened their Super Rugby side to take on the Highlanders with injured Wallabies Matt Toomua and Jordan Uelese making their return.
Coach Rob Penney isn't happy with some of the defensive work from his NSW Waratahs team as they try to record their first Super Rugby win of 2020 on Friday.
Sekope Kepu says RA's handling of Israel Folau affected the Wallabies' World Cup hopes but Raelene Castle says she is comfortable with the handling of the saga.
Rugby league luminary Roger Tuivasa-Sheck is adamant All Black Ardie Savea would make a triumphant transition to the NRL if he follows his heart next year.
Shannon Frizell is one of four Highlanders starting forwards to be left out of their side for the Super Rugby match against Melbourne Rebels in Dunedin.
Wales will be without star winger Josh Adams for its final two matches in the Six Nations after he was ruled out for 12 weeks with an ankle injury.
The coronavirus outbreak in China has forced the organisers of Global Rapid Rugby to find alternative home venues for the China Lions.
The in-form Sharks will provide Queensland Reds with a Super Rugby litmus test at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday following their 64-5 mauling of the Sunwolves.