Rugby Union


Loss puts Tahs' season in the balance

Slippery customer: Cory Jane.

The NSW Waratahs' finals hopes are hanging on by a thread after they missed out on a fine chance to cement themselves at the top of the Australian conference against the Hurricanes.

Dropped All Blacks back for Hurricanes

Back in the XV: Victor Vito.

All five of the Wellington Hurricanes players who were stood down for one game after breaching a team curfew have been recalled by coach Chris Boyd for a rematch of last year's final against the Highlanders on Friday.

Understrength Hurricanes beat Reds

Going outside: Vince Aso looks to beat James Slipper.

The Hurricanes have overcome off-field disruption to get their Super Rugby campaign back on track with a 29-14 bonus-point win over the lowly Reds in Wellington.

Chiefs ride high after edging Hurricanes

Seta Tamanivalu looks to pass under pressure from Vince Aso.

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.

Highlanders pip Canes in final rematch

Big man charging: Dan Pryor of the Highlanders runs at the Canes defence.

Replacement five-eighth Hayden Parker slotted a late penalty for the defending champion Highlanders to edge out the Hurricanes 17-16 in their Super Rugby clash in Dunedin.