Power bounce back to thrash Lions

Brisbane have crashed down to earth following their win over over Essendon with Port Adelaide thrashing the Lions by 94 points at the Gabba.

Brilliant Barrett steers 'Canes to final

An excellent effort from Beauden Barrett and some resolute goal-line defence has seen the Hurricanes through to the 2016 Super Rugby final with a 25-9 victory over the Chiefs.

Lethargic Hawks lift to down Blues

Inaccuracy once again threatened to derail Hawthorn but the defending premiers have continued their dominant record in Launceston with a strong second-half seeing them down Carlton by 19 points.