12:07 AM WELLINGTON, April 17 AAP - The Chiefs have delivered the Crusaders their second brutal lesson of the season, winning 26-9 in Christchurch to take top spot in the Super Rugby standings.
Roy Ward 6:46 PM Mitch Inman will stay in Melbourne for the next two years and wants to make the most of his longer term with the Rebels.
Nathan Charles Matt Hodgson's re-signing means he will likely finish his career at the same club where it began, well over a decade and more than 100 matches ago
Ed Jackson Queensland Reds halfback Will Genia is thankful James Horwill is back as the veteran pair aim to avoid ending their Super Rugby careers with an unwanted record.
Roy Ward Dom Shipperley is fit and available for selection after recovering from a fractured hand.
Waratahs are likely to be without in-form winger Taqele Naiyaravoro for their Super Rugby crunch match against the Hurricanes in New Zealand due to a visa issue.
The Lions survived a stoppage-time scare to defeat the harks 23-21 Saturday and secure a Super Rugby top-six place for the first time this season.
Vince Rugari The Queensland Reds sank to the bottom of the overall Super Rugby standings after a 43-22 loss to the Bulls in South Africa on Sunday morning.
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Vince Rugari The Queensland Reds have copped yet another hit on their tour of South Africa with James O'Connor sidelined due to a calf injury.
Nathan Charles Hard to imagine it's been 10 years since a rally of community support saw the Western Force get off the ground in Perth.
Western Force skipper Matt Hodgson will have to wait at least one more week before making his Super Rugby return.
Sharks flanker Jean Deysel has been banned for seven weeks for kneeing an opponent in the head in a Super Rugby game.
Jorge Branco The Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission has refused to comment on reports up to six more Gold Coast footballers could be targeted in the cocaine ring investigation that has rocked Queensland sport.
Roy Ward Melbourne Rebels expect a top-class clash when Queensland Reds come to town on Good Friday.
Karmichael Hunt has been named on the bench in his Super Rugby return for the Queensland Reds against Melbourne at AAMI Park on Friday night.