Rugby

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The Bus got the Hurricanes off to the perfect start after reading Damian McKenzie's pass perfectly.

Watch: Rampaging Julian Savea makes perfect read for soaring intercept, races away to score in opening minute

The Bus got the Hurricanes off to the perfect start after reading Damian McKenzie's pass perfectly.

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The Crusaders are heavy favourites for their quarter-final match in Christchurch.

'The hairs on the neck standing up' - Owen Franks wary of Sharks after South Africans beat three Kiwi sides on way to quarter-finals

The Crusaders are heavy favourites for their quarter-final match in Christchurch, but Franks isn't buying that.

New Weetbix collector cards feature Black Ferns players as well as All Blacks.

Black Ferns to feature on Weet-Bix collector cards for first time

NZ Rugby said it was "an honour for our Black Ferns".

Tevita Nabura gets a red card against the Waratahs

Highlanders looking to exact revenge on Waratahs after humbling loss earlier this year

The southerners say keeping 15 men on the field unlike in their 41-12 loss last time will probably help.

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Doreen Searle was the most one-eyed Canterbury rugby supporter, and loved the team like they were her own.

Crusaders pay tribute to super fan Doreen after her death at 96

Crusaders captain Sam Whitelock said Doreen Searle was always quick with a hug and a kiss for the players.

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Robertson became the latest Kiwi coach to be questioned about the former All Black but he responded in his own unique way.

Watch: Jokester Scott Robertson cracks a funny, teases media when quizzed on Ma'a Nonu speculation

Robertson became the latest Kiwi coach to be questioned about the former All Black but he responded in his own unique way.

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The two teams last faced off in round five of the 2016 season.

Crusaders' forward pack gets All Blacks injection for quarter-final against Sharks

Codie Taylor, Owen Franks and Scott Barrett are three of the five changes to the squad.

Assistant coach Glenn Delaney says the likes of Ben and Aaron Smith will feature this Friday.

Highlanders welcome refreshed Smiths back into starting line up for quarter-final with Waratahs

Ben and Aaron Smith were rested for the final round but they're back in action this week.

CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND - AUGUST 07:  Crusaders coach Scott Robertson gets a hug from super fan Doreen Searle during the Crusaders arrival at Christchurch Airport on August 7, 2017 in Christchurch, New Zealand. The Crusaders beat the Lions to win the 2017 Super Rugby Final on Saturday night in Johannesburg.  (Photo by Kai Schwoerer/Getty Images)

Crusaders to honour super fan Doreen Searle before quarter-final clash with Sharks

Searle, 96, died of a heart attack on Sunday and was one of the Crusaders' most loyal supporters.

Richard Buckman, NSW Waratahs v Otago Highlanders Semi Final. Sport Rugby Union Super Rugby Domestic Provincial. Allianz Stadium SFS. 27 June 2015. Photo by Paul Seiser/SPA Images

Highlanders focused on defence heading into quarter-final clash with Waratahs

The Kiwi side has conceded 127 points in their last three games.

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - JUNE 13:  Sam Warburton of the Lions charges towards Siate Tokolahi #3 and Luke Whitelock #8 of the Highlanders during the 2017 British & Irish Lions tour match between the Highlanders and the British & Irish Lions at the Forsyth Barr Stadium on June 13, 2017 in Dunedin, New Zealand.  (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)

Former Wales and Lions skipper Sam Warburton retires due to health reasons

The 29-year-old played 74 games for Wales, captaining the team 49 times.

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AT&T Stadium is the famous home of the San Francisco Giants - but it’s about to see big hits of another kind.

Out with 200 tonnes of dirt, in with 28,000 square feet of grass: US stadium transformed for Sevens World Cup

AT&T Stadium is the home of the Giants - but it’s about to see big hits of another kind.

Chiefs' Damian McKenzie is tackled by Hurricanes Ricky Riccitelli and Michael Fatialofa during the Hurricanes vs Chiefs Super Rugby match at the Westpac Stadium in Wellington on Friday the 13th of March 2018. Copyright Photo by Marty Melville / www.Photosport.nz

'It's do or die' - Chiefs recall All Blacks firepower for quarter-final showdown with Hurricanes

Karl Tu'inukuafe, Sam Cane and Damian McKenzie are all back for Friday's contest.

Taqele Naiyaravoro of the Waratahs passes the ball to Michael Hooper during the round 14 Super Rugby match between the Waratahs and the Highlanders at Allianz Stadium

Waratahs aim to shut down Highlanders' 'organised chaos' in Super Rugby quarter-final

The NSW side hopes Israel Folau will stop the aerial attack but know there's more coming their way.

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