With the countdown to Super Rugby Pacific ticking down all 12 teams have been hitting the training paddock hard in preparation and will all feature in pre-season trial matches. Read on for the fixtures and results as they come to hand.
The NSW Waratahs women's team will take part in their first ever trans-Tasman trial match when they travel to New Zealand in February to play two 30-minute matches against the reigning Super Rugby Aupiki champions Waitomo Chiefs Manawa and Blues.
The future of Super Rugby Pacific has been locked away until at least the end of 2030, with New Zealand Rugby and Rugby Australia rubber-stamping a plan to take the competition forward over the next eight years.
All Blacks centre Quinn Tupaea will be out for up to nine months after it was revealed the injury he suffered against the Wallabies in Melbourne was worse than originally thought.
Three "rivalry" match ups for each team are a feature of the 2023 Super Rugby Pacific draw announced on Sunday.
After 17 weeks and 90 games we've finally reached the end of the inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season with the two best of the competition going head-to-head in Auckland. Stay across line-ups, team news, odds and our expert verdict here!
New Zealand coach Ian Foster named the following squad on Monday for next month's three-test series against Ireland with some big name inclusions including NRL code-hopper Roger Tuivasa-Scheck and Blues teammate Stephen Perofeta.
The Crusaders marched into the Super Rugby final with a 20-7 win over the Chiefs on Friday, producing stonewall defence to safeguard their Christchurch fortress yet again.
The Brumbies have found another talented Hooper. He may not be akin to Wallabies skipper Michael, but on Saturday night Tom Hooper showed the graft of a season Super Rugby professional, not a second-year youngster.
The Chiefs have ended the NSW Waratahs' gallant revival season with a 39-15 victory in the second Super Rugby Pacific quarter-final in Hamilton.
The Chiefs have clung to a rapidly diminishing lead to beat the Fijian Drua 35-24 in a thrilling match which allowed them to clinch a home quarter-final in Super Rugby Pacific.
Super Rugby Pacific has three clear front-runners, but even the make-up of the top two remains up in the air. The final make-up of the top eight also looks likely to change over the coming weeks. We break it all down here.
The benchmark Brumbies have restored some pride to Australian rugby with a pivotal 38-28 win over the Chiefs in Hamilton.
The Waratahs will want to bottle the atmosphere that engulfed Leichhardt Oval on Saturday night as 10,000-strong crowd helped to will them to an upset 24-21 victory over Super Rugby Pacific heavyweights the Crusaders.
Taniela Tupou has limped off with a calf injury and the Queensland Reds' horror record against New Zealand Super Rugby rivals worsened in a frustrating loss to the Chiefs.
The Queensland Reds saw a Super Rugby Pacific victory go up in smoke after blowing an early lead to crash to a painful 35-17 defeat to the Hurricanes.
NSW Waratahs' hopes of claiming an early Kiwi scalp at AAMI Park were brought undone by some dumb rugby, with the Chiefs capitalising to bank a 51-27 Super Rugby Pacific victory.
The Wallabies must find some minutes for Fraser McReight this year. The Waratahs can bounce back from a poor showing at Super Round to worry the Crusaders. The Super Rugby Pacific finals series is the right format. It's Rugby Real or Not.
The five Australian Super Rugby Pacific teams are better placed for trans-Tasman success this year. Tolu Latu should be a Wallabies hooker contender. Dave Rennie must be moved on after the World Cup. It's Rugby Real or Not.
Centre Alex Nankivell and wing Etene Nanai-Seturo have scored two tries each to lead the Chiefs to a 45-12 Super Rugby Pacific win over Moana Pasifika in Hamilton.
The high-flying Blues have produced a rare shut out of the neighbouring Chiefs, triumphing 25-0 for their sixth win to go top of the Super Rugby Pacific ladder.
Super Rugby Pacific would be well served by a bunker review system for foul play. Rugby Australia's has made a mistake by playing the third Test against England at the SCG. It's Rugby Real or Not.
Super Rugby Pacific is suddenly alive! But can the Aussies continue their trans-Tasman success when they hit the road in Round 12 this weekend? Stay across all the line-ups, odds and our expert verdicts here!
The final round of inaugural Super Rugby Pacific season is here, with the final order of the top eight still uncertain. Stay across all the line-ups, odds and our expert verdicts here!
- CHIEF4thTries Scored 1st Blues : 64 Tries ScoredBLUES1st6264
- CHIEF4thPoints Difference 1st Crusaders : 202 Points DifferenceCRUS1st105202