James Lowe pounced on two wayward passes while Hika Elliot took advantage of a day-dreaming defence to give the Waikato Chiefs a 24-15 victory over a wasteful Otago Highlanders side who lost All Blacks fullback Ben Smith to a head injury on Friday.
Former All Blacks and Chiefs loose forward Sione Lauaki has died aged 35.
The inaugural event will be played at the height of a looming heatwave that will see organisers roll out extreme temperature polices to ensure the welfare of players.
Chiefs centre Charles Ngatai has defended his team's culture in the wake of further wild 'Mad Monday' allegations at the two-time title-winning Super Rugby club.
Two flashes of Beauden Barrett genius booked the Hurricanes a second-successive Super Rugby final appearance following a 25-9 win over the Chiefs.
Which former All Blacks flanker and assistant coach to Michael Cheika has emerged as the surprise fourth foreign candidate in the race to coach the Reds?
The Highlanders have finished the Super Rugby regular season in second place in the New Zealand conference after a pulsating 25-15 win over previous leaders the Chiefs.
The Queensland Reds have been torn to shreds by the Super Rugby title-hunting Chiefs, copping a demoralising 50-5 defeat at Suncorp Stadium.
Liam Messam can't wait to put on the Chiefs jersey for the first time in over a year when he faces the Reds in Brisbane on Friday.
Fullback Damian McKenzie slotted home a penalty as time expired to deny the Crusaders a bonus point as the Chiefs secured a 23-13 victory.
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The Rebels faced the Chiefs in Waikato on Saturday night and lost 36-15.
Melbourne Rebels will be wary of the Chiefs' potent backline as they attempt to claim their second ever win in New Zealand on Saturday night.
They were outscored three tries to two, but the Chiefs clung on to edge out the Sharks 24-22 in New Plymouth on Friday night to stay top of the Super Rugby table.
Halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow is the latest Chiefs player to join the ranks of the casualty ward after breaking his hand.
The Chiefs have consolidated their position at the top of the Super Rugby ladder after hanging on for a 28-27 win over the Hurricanes in a see-sawing battle in Wellington.
Chiefs first-five Aaron Cruden continued his push for the All Blacks No.10 jersey as he orchestrated a 29-23 victory over the Blues in their Super Rugby clash in Hamilton on Friday.
David Pocock has a reputation for doing the extraordinary on and off the field, but the Brumbies superstar went above and beyond on Wednesday night.
ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says he has confidence in whoever is given the task of filling David Pocock's giant boots for two of the biggest games of the club's Super Rugby season.
David Pocock to miss two Brumbies games after being suspended by judiciary.