May 15, 2008: It will be a case of "all or nothing" for the Stormers and the Sharks as they each make a final bid to qualify for the Super 14 semi-finals.
May 15, 2008: Another week, another must-win game for the Blues to keep their Super 14 rugby semifinals alive.
May 15, 2008: Should the Blues beat the Hurricanes tomorrow night, they will face an agonising wait until Sunday (NZ time) morning to learn whether they've earned an extension to their Super 14 rugby season.
May 15, 2008: Teams for the final round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (kick offs NZ time):
May 14, 2008: The Blues today named an unchanged side for their must-win Super 14 rugby match against the Hurricanes in Auckland on Friday night.
May 13, 2008: The six teams who are still in with a chance of securing a place in the Super 14 semi-finals will have to be on top of their game in the last round of league competition.
May 12, 2008: Former All Black Troy Flavell has confirmed that he would be heading back to Japan after the Blues' Super 14 rugby campaign.
May 9, 2008: Desperate for a bonus-point victory over Super 14 rugby rivals the Highlanders tomorrow night, the Blues believe the best way to score four tries is to take their mind off that target.
May 8, 2008: There will be no margin for error this weekend as Super 14 semi-final contenders seek to make the most of the few opportunities that remain.
May 8, 2008: The spotlight turns to South Africa this weekend as jostling continues for play-off places in the Super 14 rugby competition.
May 8, 2008: Teams for the 13th round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (kickoffs NZ time):
May 4, 2008: There were more questions than answers to the Super 14 playoffs puzzle after a week of good results for the New Zealand teams with one exception.
May 4, 2008: It's crunch time for Super 14 semi-final hopefuls, with two rounds of games remaining.
May 2, 2008: Taniela Moa scored Blues' bonus point try late in the match to maintain hopes of a Super 14 play-off place.
May 1, 2008: Teams for the 12th round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (kickoffs NZ time):-
May 1, 2008: Sudden-death rugby begins three weeks early for teams walking the Super 14 tightrope this weekend.
Apr 30, 2008: The Sharks and the Vodacom Stormers must overcome the weight of history this weekend as they bid to stay in the reckoning for places in the Super 14 playoffs.
Apr 30, 2008: The debate over the future of the sport's Experimental Law Variations (ELVs) has intensified with journalists in both hemispheres trading insults.
Apr 30, 2008: The Blues today made one change to their side to face the Queensland Reds in Friday night's Super 14 rugby match in Brisbane.
Apr 27, 2008: The Highlanders are long gone as Super 14 rugby hopefuls this season but they can still deliver a favour or two for those New Zealand sides lurking on the fringes.