• The latest news and videos from the southern-hemisphere tournament involving teams from South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and Japan

    Saffas shine for Force

    The Western Force won both of their warm-up games against the Pampas XV and Samoa A in Perth on Friday.

    Clean sweep for Rebels

    The Rebels beat the Reds 18-13 in Ballymore on Friday to claim their third consecutive warm-up win.

    Waratahs down Highlanders

    A strong Waratahs side full of Wallabies scored two tries to beat the Highlanders 19-16 in their Super Rugby warm-up fixture in Newcastle on Friday.

    Crusaders’ surge stuns Canes

    The Crusaders' three tries during their impressive second-half performance helped defeat the Hurricanes 41-15 after trailing 15-14 in their Super Rugby warm-up match in Levin on Friday.

    EP in eight-team Currie Cup

    The Eastern Province Kings will compete in the 2014 Currie Cup Premier Division and not challenge the last-placed South African franchise for a place in the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.