Lima Sopoaga kicked a 78th-minute penalty to help the Highlanders to a hard-fought 18-15 victory over the Reds in Brisbane on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Hurricanes scored five tries to edge the Reds 38-34 in Wellington.
The Hurricanes beat the Reds 38-34 in Wellington on Friday to rack up New Zealand rugby’s 40th-straight win against Aussie opposition. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Sunwolves got their first win of the season in style as they scored six tries to thrash a poor Reds side 63-28 in Tokyo on Saturday.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the first four Super Rugby matches of round two, including the big New Zealand derby in Christchurch. HIGHLANDERS vs BLUES (Dunedin, Friday, 08:35) Take a look at some of the backline players who will be on show at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on Friday. Fullback Ben Smith is back in New Zealand after taking an… Read more →
Jono Lance has rejoined the Reds, months after signing for the Rebels. The flyhalf, who went to the Rebels after the Force were kicked out of Super Rugby, is back at the team that gave him his Super Rugby debut in 2011. With the Reds forcing out Wallaby Quade Cooper and Karmichael Hunt facing a drug conviction, Lance will be… Read more →
Former Stormers prop JP Smith is one of 10 new signings named in the Reds’ Super Rugby squad for 2018.
Former All Blacks lock Brad Thorn has replaced Nick Stiles as head coach of the Reds.