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Despite all the stars in the backlines, it was the men up front getting the job done in the big contest.

Crusaders forwards dominate in the wet, steamroll Hurricanes' defence for hard-earned win

Despite all the stars in the backlines, it was the men up front getting the job done in the big contest.

Warriors Mason Lino. Vodafone Warriors v Melbourne Storm, NRL preseaon league, Rotorua, New Zealand. Satturday, 17 February, 2018. Copyright photo: John Cowpland / www.photosport.nz

Mason Lino ruled out of Warriors clash with Rabbitohs

The Warriors are also without specialist halfback Shaun Johnson, leading to a major reshuffle.

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Mike Roach might want to reflect on his choice of words after this incident with Tatiana Suarez.

Watch: Photographer under fire for making sleazy comment towards female UFC fighter during shoot

Mike Roach might want to reflect on his choice of words after this incident with Tatiana Suarez.

Warriors win race to sign blockbusting Dragons forward Leeson Ah Mau - report

Ah Mau will return to the place where his NRL career began in 2009.

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Leading White Sox pitcher preparing for softball world championships - by playing for Australia

Taylor Paige-Stewart is playing in US pro league for Aussie expansion team.

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - OCTOBER 07:  James Slipper and Scott Higginbotham of the Wallabies stretch during an Australia Rugby World Cup 2011 training session at Porirua Park on October 7, 2011 in Wellington, New Zealand.  (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

'I'm sad for him' - Reds captain Scott Higginbotham shocked by James Slipper's cocaine habit

Higginbotham says James Slipper's private persona meant he never knew the full extent of his troubles.

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Mike Roach might want to reflect on his choice of words after this incident with Tatiana Suarez.

Watch: Photographer under fire for making sleazy comment towards female UFC fighter during shoot

Mike Roach might want to reflect on his choice of words after this incident with Tatiana Suarez.

MUDGEE, AUSTRALIA - MAY 20:  Ben Hunt of the Dragons is tackled during the round 11 NRL match between the St George Illawarra Dragons and the Canberra Raiders at Glen Willow Sporting Complex on May 20, 2018 in Mudgee, Australia.  (Photo by Mark Metcalfe/Getty Images)

Dragons star Ben Hunt is an Origin half, not hooker: St George coach Paul McGregor

Hunt was considered the front runner to be endorsed as the Maroons' next halfback earlier this month, after his dominant start to the season.

LAS VEGAS, NV - MARCH 06: Sione Molia and Kurt Baker of New Zealand team up against German Schulz of Argentina during the USA Sevens Rugby tournament at Sam Boyd Stadium on March 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

New Zealand men's Sevens announce new co-captains for London and Paris world series

Kurt Baker and Sione Molia will take up the co-captaincy for the two tournaments.

Former Brazil star Ronaldinho is planning to marry two women at the same time

Rio newspaper reports the 38-year-old will celebrate his love for two live-in girlfriends in August.

Cameron Bancroft of Australia talks to the umpire on the third day of the third cricket test between South Africa and Australia at Newlands Stadium, in Cape Town, South Africa, Saturday, March 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Halden Krog)

Banned Australian cricket star Steve Smith to make comeback in Canada

Smith will join fellow cricket stars, including Chris Gayle, Andre Russell and Shahid Afridi in the tournament.

Cricket South Africa executives pose with fans wearing Sonny Bill Williams masks.

Cricket South Africa official keeps job after posing with fans wearing SBW masks

Fans wore the masks to make fun of Warner, whose wife was caught in a toilet tryst in 2007 with Williams.

Jordan Taufua against the Blues

Crusaders enforcer Jordan Taufua ruled out of Hurricanes clash after injury in All Blacks camp

Taufua suffered a calf injury during ABs camp earlier in the week.

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The Reds skipper has been banned for two months by Rugby Australia for the failed test.

Suspended James Slipper uncertain on Reds future after positive cocaine test

Slipper copped a two-month suspension for his second drug offence this year.

NSW coach Brad Fittler endorses Roosters star Boyd Cordner Origin selection

"Boyd will be in the team," Fittler told the Nine Network.

Israel Folau. Waratahs v Highlanders. 2018 Super Rugby round 14. Allianz Stadium, Sydney Saturday 19 May 2018. Photo Clay Cross / photosport.nz

Israel Folau-led Waratahs head to Hamilton brimming with confidence for clash with Chiefs

Waratahs coach Daryl Gibson is in awe of Folau's form while having to deal with off-field issues.

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The 17-year-old all-rounder has signed with the Southern Vipers.

Teenage White Fern Amelia Kerr lands contract in English T20 competition

The 17-year-old all-rounder has signed with the Southern Vipers.

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Webster signed a three-year deal despite being dropped a year ago when he was charged with assault.

'I've done a lot of growing as a person' – bad boy Corey Webster ready to give back to Breakers after getting second chance

Webster signed a three-year deal despite being dropped a year ago when he was charged with assault.

Warriors confirm signing of controversial talent-spotter Peter O'Sullivan

O'Sullivan had previously been a recruitment manager for the Storm and Roosters

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The Reds skipper has been banned for two months by Rugby Australia for the failed test.

James Slipper breaks silence over positive cocaine test – 'I have been suffering from depression for a year'

The Reds skipper has been banned for two months by Rugby Australia for the failed test.

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The governing body is working with major sponsor Nike to try and quickly fix the blunder.

Nike to supply Football Ferns jerseys in women's sizes, after initially ignoring female fans

The All Whites and Football Ferns' new kits were unveiled last week, but could only be bought in men's sizes.

Chiefs first-five Damian McKenzie passes during the Super 15 Rugby match - Chiefs v Blues played at FMG Stadium Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand on Saturday 7 April 2018.

Copyright photo: © Bruce Lim / www.photosport.nz

Chiefs welcome back four All Blacks into starting line-up for clash with dangerous Waratahs

Nathan Harris, Brodie Retallick, Damian McKenzie and Anton Lienert-Brown are all back in action.

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