Crusaders fullback Will Jordan crossed for two tries in a scrappy 29-21 win against the Western Force in a Super Rugby Trans-Tasman match in Christchurch on Friday.
Reduced to a punching bag for New Zealand rugby, Australia need only seize the opportunity to engage South Africa in a mutually beneficial rugby competition, writes ZELIM NEL.
Salesi Rayasi scored two tries as the Hurricanes raced to a record 43-6 win against the Western Force in a Super Rugby TransTasman match in Napier on Friday.
Centre Scott Gregory crossed for two tries as the Highlanders trudged to a 25-15 Super Rugby Trans-Tasman win against the Western Force in Perth on Friday.
The Reds hammered the Waratahs 41-7 in Brisbane and the Brumbies eased past the Western Force 27-11 in the opening round of Super Rugby AU on Friday.
South African prop Cabous Eloff scored a last-minute converted try as the Rebels edged the Force 34-30 in Newcastle on Saturday to secure a place in the playoffs for the first time in history.
The Rebels have welcomed back captain Dane Haylett-Petty for their all-important match against the Western Force in Newcastle on Saturday.
The Brumbies claimed a come-from-behind 31-14 victory over the Western Force in Canberra on Friday to wrap up top spot in the Super Rugby AU standings.
The Brumbies and Force have named their teams for Friday’s crucial Super Rugby AU match in Canberra.
The Force and Reds have named their lineups for Friday’s Super Rugby AU encounter on the Gold Coast.