Apr 26, 2007: The Crusaders and Chiefs will hope to add to the woes of struggling Australian teams on their way to the Super 14 rugby semifinals this weekend but the Blues confront a mighty South African obstacle.
Apr 25, 2007: Crusaders rugby coach Robbie Deans doesn't want his team looking past the Brumbies as all the usual distractions associated with competition climaxes start to pile up.
Apr 24, 2007: England boss Brian Ashton has confirmed he will take a 32-man squad to South Africa next month for two Tests against the Springboks.
Apr 23, 2007: Wasps boss Ian McGeechan insists "there is too much to lose" for rugby's warring factions not to end the Anglo-French boycott of next season's Heineken Cup.
Apr 19, 2007: Round 12 of rugby's Super 14 and the number crunchers are still working furiously.
Apr 19, 2007: Super 14 rugby teams for the next round of matches (all times NZ):-
Apr 18, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans swung the revolving door on his All Blacks again, while making five changes from last week's side for Friday night's match against the Hurricanes.
Apr 13, 2007: Updated Super 14 rugby teams for the next round of matches (all times NZ):-
Apr 12, 2007: It's make or break time for the pretenders to the Super 14 rugby crown to secure semifinal spots.
Apr 9, 2007: Crusaders rugby coach Robbie Deans says he has not determined his future yet.
Apr 8, 2007: Coach Robbie Deans has opted to complete his contract with the champion Super 14 rugby side, the Crusaders, it was reported today.
Apr 7, 2007: The Stormers returned to winning ways at Newlands on Saturday with flyhalf Peter Grant steering them to a 30-8 victory over South Africa rivals the Lions.
Apr 6, 2007: Super 14 rugby teams for the this weekend's round of matches.
Apr 3, 2007: The drums are beating ever louder in Australia that Crusaders rugby coach Robbie Deans is set to cross the Tasman, either to the Wallabies or the Waratahs, next season.
Apr 1, 2007: Ian McGeechan acclaimed Wasps' battle-hardened European warriors after the 2004 Heineken Cup winners positioned themselves on the front line for another major title assault.
Mar 31, 2007: Julian Huxley inspired the Brumbies to their second successive win on South African soil by notching all his side's points in a 14-9 victory over the Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.
Mar 29, 2007: Teams for the ninth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZ time):
Mar 29, 2007: London Wasps have this week completed contract negotiations with all their current out of contract squad players, securing the services of some of the brightest young talents in English rugby for the next few years.
Mar 27, 2007: Crusaders coach Robbie Deans is preparing for a torrid backlash from the luckless Waratahs in their Super 14 rugby clash in Sydney on Saturday.
Mar 24, 2007: The gamble to bring back his six All Blacks at once failed to pay off for Hurricanes coach Colin Cooper as his side were mauled by the Lions 30-7 in a Super 14 rugby match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg today.