Super Rugby

Changing lanes: Israel Folau (C) joins the Waratahs on a on-year deal and hopes to play for the Wallabies one day

Code-hopper Israel Folau joins the Waratahs

THE WARATAHS announced the signing of league international Israel Folau on a one-year deal for the 2013 Super Rugby season. A talented rugby league player, Israel played 52 games, including…

Double bubble: Sean's first of two tries against the Sharks at Twickenham (March 2011)

Glasgow sign Crusaders star Maitland

GLASGOW WARRIORS have pulled off a massive signing coup after securing Crusaders star Sean Maitland until May 2015. The 24-year-old Crusader, who qualifies for Scotland via his paternal Grandparents, can…

Winning wonder: All Black's prop Tony Woodcock has signed a two-year deal with the Highlanders

Highlanders sign All Black prop Tony Woodcock

WORLD CUP winning All Black, Tony Woodcock, has signed with the Highlanders for a two-year period and will join the franchise for the 2013 Super Rugby competition. 31 year old…

On to pastures new, Foley moves from they Sydney based franchise to the Western Force

Michael Foley joins Western Force

FORMER WARATAHS mentor Michael Foley has joined the Western Force coaching staff for the 2013 Super Rugby season. Foley joins the Perth based team on a three-year contract from the…

Will the apprentice succeed the master? The Carter/Cruden debate will be settled tomorrow

Chiefs v Crusaders: The Preview

THOSE OF you suffering rugby withdrawal symptoms, needworry no more as conference-topping Chiefs take on the Crusaders in Hamilton tomorrow, in a Super Rugby semi-final derby crunch match that’s sure…

Stuck in the box: Read's still out with a rib injury and will be part of the coaching staff

Crusaders without Read for Super semi

THE CRUSADERS team that beat the Bulls 28-13, in last weekend’s qualifier match will get another chance to prove they are finals quality this Friday. Only one change has been…

New home? Delve has re-signed with the Rebels for another year

Journey through rugby – Gareth Delve

IN 2010 Gareth Delve, who has won 11 caps for Wales, swapped Gloucester for Australia and the Melbourne Rebels. Here the back-rower talks birthdays, boarding school and bodybuilding… I had…

Is he right for the job?

John Kirwan returns home to coach the Blues

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan has been appointed the new Head Coach of the Blues, the New Zealand Rugby Union (NZRU) and Blues Franchise announced today. The 47-year-old has…

Read suffered a knock to the ribs in last week's clash against the Chiefs

Read out again for Force clash

THREE CHANGES have been made to the starting line-up that met the Chiefs in Hamilton last weekend, including two positional changes, for the final match of the regular season against…