Slipper breaches drug policy
Parsons yet to hear Franks' apology
Blues hooker James Parsons has denied a Sanzaar statement that reported he had received an apology from Owen Franks after an incident on the weekend that led to the Crusaders prop's two-week ban.
Slipper suspended for positive cocaine results
Wallabies prop and Queensland Reds skipper James Slipper has been suspended by Rugby Australia for two months for testing positive to cocaine.
Moody, Franks bans at odds with safety focus
Given all the talk of player safety being a priority in rugby, the two-week bans handed to All Blacks props Joe Moody and Owen Franks are grossly inadequate, Craig Dowd writes.
Tahs' win must be the beginning, not the end - Growden
A second Waratahs triumph in a row over a Kiwi opponent is far from a faint dream - it should be an anticipated non-negotiable. They must convince themselves they are dominators, not spectators -- Greg Growden writes.
Thorn's Origin mentality driving Quade snub - Sopoaga
Rookie Queensland Reds coach Brad Thorn wants to introduce a State of Origin attitude to his Super Rugby team, which explains the absence of Quade Cooper.
Foley: Waratahs can't rest on their laurels
Waratahs' Bernard Foley believes that a big victory means nothing this week, and that the side need to be even better.
Foley: Aussie sides help the Wallabies
Wallabies' flyhalf Bernard Foley believes the Super Rugby Aussie teams success helps the national side.
Nabura's karate kick
Highlanders star Tevita Nabura was sent off for a shocking air kick on the face of Waratahs' Cam Clark during his team's 12-41 loss.
Manly down Warringah in the Battle of the Beaches
In another memorable Battle of the Beaches, Manly proved too good at home downing Warringah in a masterful performance.
Arnold cops three week ban, Franks two
The Wallabies have suffered another blow, with Brumbies lock Rory Arnold ruled out of Australia's first Test of the year against Ireland next month due to suspension, while Owen Franks was suspended for two weeks for striking.
R14 rebooted: Australia's drought breakers
After 40 games, Australia finally saw the end of their New Zealand hoodoo with the Waratahs putting on a slick display to thump the Highlanders, while the deliberate knockdown debate continues to rage.
Lions benefit from Brumbies' ill discipline
The Lions got back to winning ways when they secured an important bonus-point victory over the Brumbies in a Super Rugby match at Ellis Park on Saturday night.
Sharks see off depleted Chiefs in Durban
The Sharks made it three wins out of four against New Zealand opposition in this year's Super Rugby competition when they beat the Chiefs 28-14 at Kings Park on Saturday.
Waratahs ride red card to hammer Highlanders, snap hoodoo
Australia's long run of outs against trans-Tasman opposition at last came to an end as the Waratahs took down the Highlanders 41-12 on a dramatic Saturday night at Allianz Stadium.
Waratahs end Australia's Super Rugby curse
The NSW Waratahs have restored some national pride with a hoodoo-busting 41-12 Super Rugby win over an undermanned Highlanders outfit in Sydney.
Crusaders beat Blues in Super Rugby derby
The Blues' woeful record in Kiwi Super Rugby derbies has continued with a bruising 32-24 loss to the Crusaders in Auckland.
Sunwolves snatch late win over Stormers
Japan's Sunwolves have snatched a 26-23 Super Rugby win over the Stormers in Hong Kong via a drop goal almost four minutes after the siren.
Super Rugby Queensland Reds beaten by Hurricanes in Super Rugby
A barnstorming Taniela Tupou hasn't been able to derail the Hurricanes, with the Queensland Reds falling to a brave 38-34 Super Rugby loss in Wellington.
Folau loses Land Rover due to anti-gay remarks
Controversial Wallabies fullback Israel Folau has had his sponsored Land Rover taken off him due to anti-gay comments shared on social media, it has been reported.
Hooper expecting aerial bombardment
Michael Hooper says his Waratahs side have been preparing themselves for the kicking game of the Highlanders.
Hooper wants to move on from Crusaders defeat
Michael Hooper has said his Waratahs squad are looking forward after their gut-wrenching defeat to the Crusaders.
Should South Africa ditch SANZAAR?
KweséESPN's John Goliath looks at some of the pros and the cons if SA Rugby decides to ditch their southern-hemisphere partners for their northern counterparts.
Read targeting late Crusaders cameo
All Blacks skipper Kieran Read is targeting a late role in the Crusaders' Super Rugby title defence, as he continues his recovery from spinal surgery.
Higginbotham: NZ can push the boundaries
Scott Higginbotham believes Australian rugby players will learn to 'push the boundaries', like New Zealand, the more they play.
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