Ardie Savea could be suspended after it was decided that his gesture in the Super Rugby match against the Rebels was against the spirit of good sportsmanship.
Ardie Savea set social media ablaze when he drew his thumb across his throat at a Rebels player after being yellow carded during an eventful first-half performance for the Hurricanes on Friday.
The Fijian Drua made their presence felt in Super Rugby by coming from behind to beat the Melbourne Rebels 31-26 for their first victory in their first home game of the season on Friday.
James O’Connor celebrated his 100th Super Rugby appearance by guiding the Reds to a 23-5 victory against the Rebels in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Melbourne Rebels have confirmed that former Springbok Sevens player Kevin Foote has been elevated to permanent head coach for 2022 and beyond.
The Rebels’ home game against the Crusaders has been moved from Melbourne to Sydney as authorities are still battling to contain a new Covid-19 outbreak in the state of Victoria.
All Blacks centre Anton Lienert-Brown starred as the Chiefs claimed a 36-26 victory over the Rebels in Sydney on Sunday.
The Chiefs have had to extend their stay in Australia after their home game against the Rebels was moved from Hamilton to Sydney due to the Covid-19 outbreak in Victoria.
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.
Julian Savea scored a try double as the Hurricanes blustered to a scrappy 35-13 win against the Rebels in Wellington on Friday.