Former Blues Super Rugby rugby coach Pat Lam has hit back at what he perceives as some heavy-handed criticism from All Blacks boss Steve Hansen around back-rower Steven Luatua's decision to sign a two-year deal with Bristol in England.
Drug Free Sport New Zealand boss Graeme Steel says Patrick Tuipulotu's doping case is a "one in 10,000" occurrence after the All Blacks lock was cleared of taking a banned substance.
The Auckland Blues will play their Super Rugby clash against the Queensland Reds in Apia on June 2, five days before Tana Umaga's side face the British and Irish Lions at Eden Park.
The Waratahs' season is on life support and they will need a miracle to make the Super Rugby finals after they went down to the Auckland Blues 34-28 on Friday evening.
Jerome Kaino destroyed the ACT Brumbies on Friday. Now he's got the Waratahs in his sights.
Stephen Larkham says his side can fix the flaws that pushed its finals hopes to the brink of disaster.
The shellshocked Brumbies will have to fight for a Super Rugby finals spot after a disastrous loss in Auckland on Friday night.
Errors from hell, the uncertain finals race, the injured cavalry and some Super Rugby grey areas.
Join Chris Dutton from Eden Park in New Zealand as the Brumbies aim to take another step towards the Super Rugby finals.
ACT Brumbies prop Ben Alexander used to dwell on the small things in rugby, but two tiny packages that sit perfectly in each arm have changed his life and career.
The ACT Brumbies have no fear about playing at an Australian rugby graveyard.
Michael Wells has vowed to learn fast in his ACT Brumbies starting debut.
The ACT Brumbies will ease Joseph Tomane back on to the field via Canberra's club rugby competition, adamant a stint with the Uni-Norths Owls will make him better prepared for a Super Rugby comeback.
ACT Brumbies winger Joseph Tomane has confirmed he will move to France at the end of the season.
ACT Brumbies prop comes back from first Wallabies camp determined to return for the Rugby Championship.
The ACT Brumbies will focus on beating the Auckland Blues, but know a bonus point could be crucial.
The Hurricanes' big men came to the rescue in a 37-27 win over the Blues in Wellington which keeps them in the hunt for Super Rugby's top qualifying spot.
The Auckland Blues have won the race for Sonny Bill Williams' signature with the 30-year-old dual international shifting north from the Chiefs after agreeing a new deal with New Zealand Rugby.
The Crusaders have moved back to the top of Super Rugby, overcoming some valiant defence by the Blues before prevailing 26-21 in Auckland.
The Western Force gave it everything but didn't have the polish to finish as the Blues held on for a 17-13 Super Rugby win on Saturday night at nib Stadium.