Mar 31, 2007: The Hurricanes scraped together a vital Super 14 rugby win to keep their slim semifinal hopes alive by beating the Bulls 17-9 here tonight.
Mar 29, 2007: Chiefs rugby coach Ian Foster was moved to claim last weekend's patchy win over a poor Reds team gave his side some momentum.
Mar 29, 2007: Teams for the ninth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZ time):
Mar 29, 2007: Hurricanes rugby coach Colin Cooper has every confidence transplanted halfback Piri Weepu will prove a revelation at first five-eighth.
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.
Mar 23, 2007: There's no more excuses for a full-strength Hurricanes whose Super 14 knockout rugby match arrives two months early in Johannesburg on Sunday (NZT).
Mar 22, 2007: Teams for the eighth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZ time):
Mar 22, 2007: The Chiefs, looking for their first away win of the season in rugby's Super 14, want their reconditioned All Blacks to hit the ground running in Brisbane on Saturday night.
Mar 19, 2007: Leading New Zealand Super 14 rugby coaches Colin Cooper and Ian Foster have extended their contracts with the New Zealand Rugby Union.
Mar 18, 2007: It's time to come clean, the Hurricanes really, really want their All Blacks back.
Mar 17, 2007: The Hurricanes were squashed by a bulldozing Sharks forward pack, who rolled their team to the top of rugby's Super 14 with a 27-14 win in Durban this morning (NZ time).
Mar 16, 2007: Captain Tana Umaga has been passed fit to start in a Hurricanes side featuring one change for the Super 14 rugby match against the Sharks in Durban on Sunday morning (NZ time).
Mar 15, 2007: Hurricanes rugby coach Colin Cooper says the mere presence of his six resting All Blacks in Durban could be enough to inspire them to an upset Super 14 win over the unbeaten Sharks on Sunday (NZT).
Mar 15, 2007: Teams for the seventh round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend (all kickoffs NZT):-
Mar 14, 2007: "Super 14 2007 has highlighted deficiencies in Australian Rugby that have put the game in its worst light since the dark days of the 1970s." - Rollo Manning reports
Mar 12, 2007: All Blacks utility back Ma'a Nonu has been ruled out of the Hurricanes' two-match South African rugby tour with a shin injury.
Mar 9, 2007: Western Force wing Cameron Shepherd nailed a sideline conversion on the fulltime hooter to seal a thrilling 18-17 win over the Hurricanes in the Super 14 rugby match at Subiaco Oval in Perth tonight.
Mar 9, 2007: There were few gripes from Hurricanes captain Tana Umaga despite watching his team sink to an agonising 17-18 loss to the Western Force in a Super 14 thriller in Perth early today (NZT).
Mar 8, 2007: Teams for the sixth round of Super 14 rugby matches this weekend.
Mar 8, 2007: Hurricanes rugby coach Colin Cooper doesn't label his shock selection of Blair Stewart a gamble, saying there's plenty to suggest the young pivot will make the grade in Perth tomorrow night.