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Blues lead Super 15 as Crusaders beat Stormers

The Auckland Blues maintained their lead atop the Super 15 rugby standings with a 17-10 win over the Wellington Hurricanes on Saturday.

Super 15: Blues beat Hurricanes 17-11

Auckland Blues beat the Wellington Hurricanes 17-11 in Super 15 rugby on Friday.

Injuries impact felt on Super Rugby’s leading teams

The impact of injuries will be heavily felt in the Super 15 tournament as teams with the ability to replace key players are favoured in matches.

Prime Minister wants World Cup matches in Christchurch

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key is hopeful that Rugby World Cup matches to be played in Christchurch will go ahead as planned later this year.

Strong quake in New Zealand collapses buildings

A powerful earthquake struck New Zealand's already-bruised city of Christchurch on Tuesday, collapsing buildings and burying vehicles under debris.

Boks vow improved performance

The Springboks have promised a sharply improved performance in the second Test against New Zealand on Saturday.

Boks make two changes for second Test

The suspension of Bakkies Botha and a calf injury to Jannie du Plessis forced South Africa to make two changes on Tuesday to its starting line-up.

Bulls’ win a boost for South Africa

The Bulls may have provided a foretaste of the international season ahead when they beat New Zealand's Waikato Chiefs 61-17 on Saturday.

Hurricanes beat Brumbies 56-7

Replacement winger Zac Guilford scored two of eight tries as the Wellington Hurricanes beat the ACT Brumbies 56-7 in Super 14 rugby on Saturday.

Bulls in retreat after first Super 14 defeat

The Bulls surrendered their unbeaten record and fell from first to fourth place in the Super 14 rugby standings after a 36-12 loss to the Highlanders.

India win first Test by 10 wickets

Harbhajan Singh took six wickets for 63 runs as India beat New Zealand by 10 wickets in the first cricket Test on Saturday.

Tendulkar hits 42nd Test century

Sachin Tendulkar added a commanding innings of 160 to his world record list of 42 Test centuries on the third day of the Test against New Zealand.

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