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There were Mitre 10 Cup wins for Waikato and Taranaki on Saturday as they defeated North Harbour 26-15 and Hawke’s Bay 55-28 respectively.
New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen hailed his players’ composure after they retained the Bledisloe Cup by beating Australia in Wellington.
Huw Jones scored a hat-trick to help Western Province win their first Currie Cup match of the season 36-6 against the EP Kings on Saturday.
Australia head coach Michael Cheika expects New Zealand tighthead Owen Franks to be cited after an alleged gouge in Saturday’s game.
Miss the Bledisloe Cup clash between New Zealand and Australia or just want another look? Here’s the highlights from the All Blacks’ 29-9 win.
Toulon bounced back from last week’s shock opening loss at Bayonne as they defeated Pau 22-18 thanks largely to Leigh Halfpenny’s boot.
New Zealand secured a bonus-point win over Australia in the second week of the Rugby Championship, triumphing 29-9 in Wellington.
The first weekend of the Top 14 season saw a number of surprises including defeats for both of last year’s finalists and two tied games.
The Griquas were able to pip the Pumas 41-35 in Nelspruit on Friday after a try-fest between the two sides.
The Golden Lions returned to winning ways in the Currie Cup on Friday as they beat Boland Cavaliers 60-12 with a bonus-point at Ellis Park.