Georgina Robinson 7:48 AM The Waratahs have again slammed the frequent use of stoppages in Super Rugby after a bonus point loss to the Lions left them clinging to top spot in the Australian conference overnight.
7:11 AM Quade Cooper returned to almost single-handedly guide the Queensland Reds to a 32-10 win over the Western Force in Perth.
David Polkinghorne A Henry Speight brace has kept the Brumbies' Super Rugby finals hopes alive - but it could come at a cost.
Melissa Woods A two-try haul from skipper Scott Higginbotham could not compensate for sending off of prop.
8:18 AM South Africa sevens star Seabelo Senatla scored his first two Super Rugby tries.
Julian Guyer Dylan Hartley's hopes of playing in the World Cup have been all but ended.
All Blacks pivot Dan Carter's return to five-eighth fired the Crusaders to a 35-18 win over Super Rugby leaders the Hurricanes in Nelson.
Sam Burgess has a shot at a second title across two codes in eight months.
Ireland prop Jack McGrath may face a suspension that could ruin his World Cup hopes after kneeing opponent in the back.