Super Rugby

Weepu dumped

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen said Piri Weepu lacked pace in his game – and that is why he has been dumped.

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Mind rules the heart

My heart beats for a Kings and Brumbies winning weekend. My mind says Saturday will all be about home team success.

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White flag surrender

Even more telling than the Bulls meek surrender in a home Super Rugby semi-final was the white flag raised by a third of the Loftus faithful, who either couldn’t afford the ticket price or couldn’t have been bothered once they knew that there would be no possibility of a home final.

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Bumbling Bulls blow it

The Bulls played like a team not interested in getting on a plane to New Zealand and gifted the Brumbies a Super Rugby semi-final win in Pretoria.

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Secret plan to kill off Super Rugby

Australian and New Zealand rugby authorities are working behind the scenes to divorce themselves from Super Rugby in 2016 – and form their own Australasian competition.

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Fortune favours the Lions

The Lions made their own luck and got some as well but on the whole deserved the narrow 26-19 win against the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

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