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

    Rebels fight back to beat Tahs

    The Rebels got their pre-season training off to a flying start by beating the Waratahs 33-28 at the Albury Sports Ground.

    Marshall makes promising start

    Former league star Benji Marshall made an encouraging debut for the Blues on Saturday in a 38-35 loss to the Hurricanes in Masterton.

    Highlanders edge Brumbies

    Former Lions flyhalf Lionel Cronjé kicked two penalties in the Brumbies’ 15-11 loss to the Highlanders in their first Super Rugby warm-up match of 2014.

    Five Kiwi backs to watch

    MARK KEOHANE looks at the backline men who could play an important role in the 2014 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.

    Five Aussie backs to watch

    RYAN VREDE looks at the backline men who could play an important role in the 2014 Super Rugby tournament.

    Lions’ big guns back for Kings

    Lions coach Johan Ackermann has selected several players who were rested for last week's warm-up matches for their clash against the Kings on Saturday.