White 'desperate' to leave Super Rugby on a high

David Polkinghorne   Having potentially played his last game at Canberra Stadium, ACT Brumbies vice-captain Nic White is "extremely desperate" to leave for France with the Super Rugby title in his suitcase.

Toomua puts hand up to start for Brumbies

Ready: Matt Toomua wants to be back in the Brumbies' starting line up.

David Polkinghorne   Wallabies playmaker Matt Toomua has put his hand up to start in the ACT Brumbies' do-or-die qualifying final against the Cape Town Stormers in South Africa next weekend.

Brumbies missed an opportunity: Moore

Brumbies flanker Scott Fardy charges into the Crusaders' defence.

David Polkinghorne   The Crusaders have ended the Brumbies' hopes of securing a home final after and upset 37-24 win.

Larkham expects Pocock to play against Stormers

David Pocock receives treatment during Saturday's match.

David Polkinghorne   While Matt Toomua is a chance to come into starting XV as well.

ACT Brumbies v Canterbury Crusaders

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05: Ita Vaea of the Brumbies celebrates during the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Western Force and the Brumbies at nib Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne   Follow all the action as the ACT Brumbies take on the Canterbury Crusaders in the final match of the home and away season.

Wallabies greats back Moore to regain Australia captaincy

Stephen Moore at Brumbies training on Friday.

David Polkinghorne   Rugby greats have unanimously backed Brumbies No.2 Stephen Moore to lead Australia into the World Cup.

Brumbies to 'play some rugby': Larkham

PERTH, AUSTRALIA - JUNE 05:  Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham gives instructions during the warm up ahead of the round 17 Super Rugby match between the Western Force and the Brumbies at nib Stadium on June 5, 2015 in Perth, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

David Polkinghorne   ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham implores his team to "play some rugby" against the Crusaders.

Brumbies name Toomua, Speight for last crusade

Matt Toomua will return against the Crusaders.

David Polkinghorne   Stephen Larkham has named Matt Toomua and Henry Speight in the 23-man squad to face the Crusaders.

McCaw 'takes his hat off' to Pocock

Brumbies flanker David Pocock.

David Polkinghorne   Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says the two No.7s are cut from the same "mould".

Crusaders committed to stopping Brumbies rolling maul

Mind games: Canterbury Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett says stopping the rolling maul of the Brumbies is easier said than done.

Lee Gaskin   Knowing the ACT Brumbies have a great rolling maul and stopping it are two completely different things, says Canterbury Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett.

Brumbies regain backline weapons to tackle Crusaders

Matt Toomua missed last week's win with an ankle injury, but was training on Tuesday morning at Bruce.

Lee Gaskin   The ACT Brumbies are set to have Wallabies duo Matt Toomua and Henry Speight available for Saturday's crucial Super Rugby clash with the Canterbury Crusaders.

Brumbies can win from anywhere: Alexander

Ben Alexander says the Brumbies' focus will be on beating the Crusaders rather than a four-try bonus point.

David Polkinghorne   Ben Alexander says the Brumbies can win the Super Rugby title regardless of where they finish in the top six.

Brumbies ignore McCaw and Carter's last Crusade

Christian Lealiifano: Brumbies can't get caught up in the Crusaders' duo's farewell.

David Polkinghorne   They're two of the greats of  world rugby, but ACT Brumbies playmaker Christian Lealiifano insists they won't get distracted by the Richie McCaw and Dan Carter farewell tour.

Brumbies insist they're not one-trick ponies

Practice makes perfect: The ACT Brumbies say they will keep using their rolling maul until someone stops it.

David Polkinghorne   ACT Brumbies flyhalf Christian Lealiifano says as long as their near-unstoppable maul keeps working they'll keep using it.

Crusaders (briefly) keep playoff hopes alive

Nafi Tuitavake makes a clean break.

All Blacks five-eighth Dan Carter was perfect with his goal kicking and set up a try with a pin-point cross kick as the Canterbury Crusaders kept alive their slim chances of making the Super Rugby playoffs with a 34-11 win over the Auckland Blues.

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McCaw praises 'generous' Jerry Collins

All Blacks skipper Richie McCaw says there was a soft side to Jerry Collins.

Liam Napier   Richie McCaw has joined a chorus of rugby heavyweights to mourn the loss of Jerry Collins.

Larkham hopeful despite Speight of ankle injuries

Brumbies winger Henry Speight is in doubt for next weekend's crucial clash against the Canterbury Crusaders.

David Polkinghorne    ACT Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham says the fact Henry Speight had to come off shows his ankle injury is serious

Big Brumbies crowd could help bring Saturday arvo footy back

ACT Brumbies captain Stephen Moore.

David Polkinghorne   ACT Brumbies chief executive Michael Jones hopes a big crowd against the Canterbury Crusaders at Canberra Stadium next weekend will send a message and help make Saturday afternoon football a permanent fixture in the nation's capital.

Carter fires Crusaders to win over Hurricanes

Still got it: Dan Carter of the Crusaders has a cut at the Hurricanes in Nelson.

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.

Tahs survive Crusaders fightback

On the fly: Michael Hooper evades the tackle of Colin Slade.

Georgina Robinson   A defiant Waratahs win will not silence questions about the champions' campaign, but it will prove beyond doubt that they possess belligerence in spades.

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