Apr 13, 2008: There was no change at the top of the Super 14 rugby standings after the ninth round this weekend, but below the Crusaders and the Sharks, the complexion of the table changed dramatically for the New Zealand sides.
Apr 6, 2008: A potpourri of performances from New Zealand teams in round eight of rugby's Super 14 has left three teams sitting in the top four and another fuming not to be there.
Apr 5, 2008: Scrum's New Zealand correspondent Huw Turner identifies some fundamental problems in New Zealand rugby in his Super 14 mid-season review
Apr 3, 2008: "The Stormers may well be the dark horse in the competition
Apr 1, 2008: Premier Rugby commercial director Jon Varney has admitted that England's top division needs to register a "greater terrestrial television footprint" if it is to continue its commercial growth.
Mar 26, 2008: If he was 20 years younger, you can sense Hurricanes rugby coach Colin Cooper would love to test himself against the Crusaders
Mar 23, 2008: Anyone who needed another week to be convinced of the Crusaders' Super 14 credentials is surely satisfied now after they notched their latest win at the weekend.
Mar 7, 2008: With the announcement Wednesday that USA Rugby will officially go ahead with plans for a professional sevens tournament in Las Vegas later this year, top-side amateurs around the country will anticipate their crack at a US$1,000,000 prize and the
Mar 6, 2008: The Blues' unbeaten Super 14 rugby record goes on the line on Sunday, when they play the Sharks in steamy Durban, with coach David Nucifora expecting their undefeated hosts to turn up the heat.
Mar 3, 2008: Australian Rugby Union chief executive John O'Neill believes an inter-hemisphere series has the "potential" to make autumn and summer fixtures more competitive and more meaningful.
Feb 24, 2008: A second week down in rugby's Super 14 and the Crusaders and Blues are still playing a different game to everyone else
Feb 13, 2008: "They hope the advertising campaign's positive spin encapsulates the mood of the rugby fan disillusioned on multiple fronts in 2007, particularly around October in Cardiff." NZPA's Chris Barclay reports
Feb 12, 2008: The southern hemisphere's showpiece provincial competition, the Super 14, gets underway this weekend and while the action promises to be as fierce as ever, the spotlight will focus on the Experimental Law Variations (ELVs).
Jan 28, 2008: "Through his work to grow rugby in a country where baseball diamonds and American football's gridiron debauchery are kings, he concedes efforts are only just beginning." Brian Spegele reports for Scrum.com
Jan 7, 2008: "Heyneke Meyer, who led the Bulls to success in the Super14 last year, is the marginal favourite and will be the first candidate to be interviewed in Cape Town." Stephen Nell reports on the race to become the new Boks coach
Dec 16, 2007: Crowded House, pavlova, Phar Lap and now Robbie Deans
Dec 14, 2007: Unwanted one week and much sought after the next, Robbie Deans will be a busy man next rugby season.
Dec 7, 2007: New Zealand rugby history was twisted on its head today when Graham Henry was asked to redeem himself as All Blacks coach.
Dec 4, 2007: Sanzar today confirmed its intention to "supercharge Super 14 rugby", and hopes the new law variations will also spice up next year's Tri-Nations series.
Nov 27, 2007: Only four candidates - Graham Henry, Robbie Deans, Colin Cooper and Ian Foster - are in the race for the much-prized position of All Blacks coach.