Saturday, July 4, 2015
Players and team officials in the Australian Football League were in shock Friday after Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh was stabbed to death in a domestic dispute at his home. His 26-year-old son was arrested and later charged with murder.
Monday, June 29, 2015
The Wellington Hurricanes and Otago Highlanders have become the ugly duckling stories of New Zealand rugby after defying their critics to reach the Super 15 final.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Australia's ACT Brumbies will face runaway league leaders Wellington Hurricanes while defending champions NSW Waratahs have home advantage over the Otago Highlanders in next weekend's Super Rugby semifinals.
Monday, June 15, 2015
South African rugby hard man Bismarck du Plessis cried Saturday after his final Super Rugby appearance for the Coastal Sharks ended in a 34-12 home victory over Western Stormers.
Saturday, June 13, 2015
A live Australian television charity arm wrestling competition went horribly wrong when a former rugby league player screamed in agony after having his arm broken.
Monday, June 8, 2015
The New South Wales Waratahs edged ahead of South Africa's Western Stormers in the quest to host a home Super Rugby semifinal with a nine-try spectacular this weekend.
Saturday, June 6, 2015
Former New Zealand rugby international Jerry Collins was killed Friday along with his wife when a bus crashed into their car in southern France, local officials said, as ex-teammates expressed shock.
Sunday, May 31, 2015
Seven-time champions the Crusaders beat the Hurricanes 35-18 in Super Rugby on Friday, keeping their slim playoffs hope alive and forcing the top-ranked Hurricanes to sweat for another week over the prospect of a home playoff in New Zealand.
Sunday, April 19, 2015
The defending champion New South Wales Waratahs ended the Hurricanes' unbeaten start to the season at seven matches Saturday, winning 29-24 in a thrilling match in which both teams scored four tries.
Monday, April 13, 2015
South African teams rejoiced this weekend with three wins over Australian opposition as New Zealand's Wellington Hurricanes preserved a six-point lead at the top of Super Rugby.