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New Zealand conference winners the Crusaders finished in second place overall, ensuring them a home semifinal. Photo / Getty Images

Rugby: Playoff spots decided

The Crusaders, the Chiefs and the Highlanders have each earned spots in this year's Super Rugby playoffs. New Zealand conference winners the Crusaders finished in…

Michael Hooper of the Waratahs attempts to break through a tackle during the Super Rugby match between the Reds and the Waratahs at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Photo / Getty Images

Rugby: Waratahs too strong for Reds

The Waratahs juggernaut has powered on at Suncorp Stadium but not before the bumbling Queensland Reds exposed a worrying chink in their armour before the Super Rugby…

Marnitz Boshoff of the Lions gets tackled during the Super Rugby match between the Lions and the Cheetahs at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Photo / Getty Images

Rugby: Lions maul Cheetahs

Lionel Mapoe's hat trick of tries helped the Lions cap their most successful Super Rugby season with a 60-25 eight-try mauling of the Cheetahs on Sunday. Mapoe scored…

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New Zealand sevens coach Gordon Tietjens resisted to chance to bring in any big names for the Commonwealth Games. Photo / Getty

Sevens team named for Games

New Zealand sevens coach Gordon Tietjens has passed up the opportunity to include Super Rugby recruits as he today named…