Super Rugby

Back in red: Carter shakes of a hamstring strain in time to face the table-toppers

Crusaders bolstered by All Blacks trio

WITH THEIR play-off chances hanging by a thread, Coach Todd Blackadder will be happy with the return of Kieran Read (concussion), Dan Carter (hamstring) and Israel Dagg (ankle) who start…

Known for his raw power and elusive running style, Kade Poki is the only backs change

Andrew Hore benched for Chiefs clash

Highlanders’ Head Coach, Jamie Joseph, has named his team to play the Chiefs at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin on Friday.  He has made five changes to the run-on team…

Make way: Wyatt Crockett replaces the injured Tony Woodcock

Crusaders missing All Blacks trio

CRUSADERS LOOSEHEAD prop Wyatt Crockett will notch up a century for the Super 15 side when he starts against the Hurricanes this Saturday in Addington. Injuries to All Black trio…

lone Wulf: Rudi Wulf returns in time to claim his 50th cap

Wulf and Ranger return for Chiefs showdown

Blues coach Pat Lam welcomes back a couple of players from the squad’s lengthy injured list to the starting 22 this week. Fullback Rudi Wulf returns to the side after…

Kieran Read back for Crusaders

Kieran Read back for Crusaders

ALL BLACKS loose forward Kieran Read returns to the Crusaders starting line-up to face the Highlanders. Read sustained a bruised pelvis during their 28-19 defeat to the Rebels, nearly three…

Higginbotham (C) is Perth bound for the 2013 Super Rugby season

Rebels sign Wallaby Higginbotham

THE REBELS have signed outstanding Wallabies flanker Scott Higginbotham to a two-year deal, with the player set to join the Club for the 2013 season. Higginbotham was an ever-present in…