Western Force coach Dave Wessels says his battered team will be better for the experience after conceding seven tries in a bruising 45-17 loss to the Crusaders in Friday night's Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.
The Crusaders have pulled a win from the Super Rugby fire for the third successive match, downing the Blues 33-24 in Christchurch to maintain their unbeaten start to the season.
The Crusaders have scored their second last-minute comeback in a row, pipping the Queensland Reds at the death with a 22-20 victory in Saturday night's Super Rugby clash.
James Slipper admits it will be weird playing against Digby Ioane when the Queensland Reds host the Crusaders on Saturday night.
Seta Tamanivalu's sweeping try with less than two minutes remaining has sealed the Crusaders a thrilling 30-27 come-from-behind Super Rugby win in Dunedin.
Chris Alcock took the first steps in proving there's life after David Pocock with a strong debut for the Brumbies.
The Brumbies won't dwell on a round-one loss as they channel their energy into chasing a home win on Saturday.
The Brumbies were defiant for 80 minutes, but they couldn't snatch a win in Christchurch.
All the talking points from the Brumbies' round-one loss to the Crusaders.
The Hurricanes have pulverised the Sunwolves in the opening match of their Super Rugby defence, winning 83-17.
All the action as the Brumbies clash with the Crusaders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
Henry Speight wants to burst into the Super Rugby season almost a year after his last game.
Brumbies flyhalf Wharenui Hawera is ready to go back home to kick-start his Super Rugby career.
The Brumbies have a new captain and seven new faces, but Wallabies flanker Scott Fardy says they can stand tall.
The Brumbies will throw some new faces into battle at one of Super Rugby's most daunting venues.
Returning to an old battle ground should offer Digby Ioane some comfort in the Queensland heat.
Will Genia reveals why the Wallabies need Matt Giteau for the Bledisloe Cup next month and why Digby Ioane is New Zealand bound.
The Crusaders have confirmed former Wallabies winger Digby Ioane is heading to Christchurch to join the squad in 2017.
The Hurricanes will host a Super Rugby quarter-final after a dominant 35-10 bonus-point win over the Crusaders in Christchurch.
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.