Daniel Gilhooly A Test rugby relationship that began on slow burn will scale new heights when All Blacks midfield pair Conrad Smith and Ma'a Nonu face the Springboks in Johannesburg.
McLean Park, Napier, Saturday 5.35pm (AEDT)
AMI Stadium, Christchurch, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)
All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said Monday he will not shy away from axeing his ageing superstars if it boosts New Zealand's chances of defending next year's Rugby World Cup.
Tim Bateman will make his first Hurricanes appearance this season in one of four starting changes to the team to face the Crusaders.
Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin, Friday 5.35pm (AEDT)
Westpac Stadium, Wellington, Friday March 7, 5.35pm (AEDT)
David Polkinghorne The Brumbies take on the Hurricanes, in their round four match at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
Westpac Stadium, Wellington. Saturday 2.35pm (AEDT)
Greg Stutchbury Conrad Smith has been approached about leaving the Hurricanes during his long rugby career but he said he never had any intention of quitting the capital club.
The Hurricanes run in nine tries in racking up a 60-27 thrashing of the Cheetahs.
A late Deon Fourie push-over try set up Western Stormers for a 19-18 win over Wellington Hurricanes in a tense Super Rugby struggle at Newlands.
Richard Shute Sharks v Hurricanes at Kings Park Stadium, Durban, Sunday 2.05am
A dominant forward pack and the accurate goalkicking boot of Pat Lambie have carried the Sharks to a 27-9 win over the Hurricanes in Durban.
Georgina Robinson Rob Simmons is one of a handful of current Wallabies who remember what it feels like to beat the All Blacks.
Daniel Gilhooly Cory Jane makes a rapid-fire return to the All Blacks wing while there are two unexpected changes in the forward pack to face Australia in Dunedin.
Paul Cully AT THE start of his tenure, if you had offered Ewen McKenzie the chance to take on the All Blacks without Richie McCaw, Conrad Smith, Owen Franks, Cory Jane, Luke Romano and Dan Carter - all of whom...
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Paul Cully The past two Wallabies performances will have given England coach Stuart Lancaster just enough to feel a little more uncomfortable in his chair as he examines the footage.
Former skipper Stirling Mortlock has urged Ewen McKenzie to end the days of tinkering with the Wallabies backline and forge combinations for the 2015 World Cup over the next month.