BLUES PROP Charlie Faumuina is back to full fitness and will start against the Brumbies in Canberra on Saturday. Faumuina hasn’t played for the Blues for two months since tearing…

THE INCLUSION of Sitakeli Timani is the only change to the Waratahs’ starting team for this Saturday’s season finale against the Reds in Brisbane. Timani replaces Wycliff Palu who has…

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…

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…

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…

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

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…