Georgina Robinson 7:22 PM Michael Hooper versus former Test captain David Pocock will be the singular focus of Friday's blockbuster derby,
7:32 PM The Hurricanes remain top of the Super Rugby ladder after holding off an improved Queensland Reds to win 35-19 on Sunday.
Richard Knowler 9:31 AM The Crusaders' 29-15 bonus-point win over the Blues has ensured they remain in Super Rugby playoff contention.
9:41 AM The Lions have edged the Cheetahs in an eight-try Super Rugby thriller at Ellis Park.
9:42 AM Five-eighth Demetri Catrakilis kicked all his side's points as the Stormers down Bulls.
9:57 AM French Top 14 leading two teams Toulon and Clermont suffered shock defeats on Saturday.
Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has welcomed the prospect of the great George Smith challenging him for No.7 jumper.
Justin Chadwick The 14-man Western Force showcased their trademark grit, to no avail.
Wallabies coach confirmed he met 92-Test centre in Australia last month.