The Highlanders have snapped up Tasman's Marty Banks for the next Super Rugby season. Photo / Getty

Rugby: Highlanders add trio

The Highlanders have signed Tasman duo Alex Ainley and Marty Banks and Taranaki wing Waisake Naholo. Ainley has had a strong season at lock with the Makos after returning…

Waratahs coach Michael Cheika. Photo / Getty.

Wallabies mess 'un-Australian' - Jones

Former Wallabies mentor Eddie Jones says it's "un-Australian" the national team are still without a coach, some 48 hours before they're due to fly to Europe.

Colin Slade. Photo / Getty Images.

Rugby: Slade called up to Barbarians

The Barbarians have called up last weekend's Bledisloe Cup match winner Colin Slade to take on Australia at Twickenham on November 1. The New Zealand first-five converted…

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Richard Buckman has his knee injury checked out by Magpies physio Mark Nicol (left) and doctor Ian Taylor as referee Shane McDermott looks on. Photo / Duncan Brown

Rugby: Fullback only injury woe

Hawke's Bay Magpies rugby coach Craig Philpott has never been a believer in miracles unless they involve his fullback Richard…