SA prop Ross Geldenhuys will start at tighthead prop for the Highlanders in their pre-season match against the Crusaders.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder has announced his squad to contest the 2015 Super Rugby competition.
The will be no future bans in their players from hunting when they visit South Africa, Crusaders CEO Hamish Riach insists.
Fijian wing Nemani Nadolo, the joint highest try-scorer in Super Rugby this season, has signed a deal to stay at the Crusaders.
An environmental organisation has criticised Crusaders players for participating in what it calls canned, or joyride, hunting.
Retired SA referee Jonathan Kaplan says the Crusaders can feel hard done by after a late penalty cost them the Super Rugby title.
Crusaders wing Nemani Nadolo is disappointed after being racially abused in a Christchurch bar on Sunday night.
Waratahs coach Michael Cheika achieved the unique double of winning the Heineken Cup and Super Rugby titles as coach.
The Waratahs have beaten the Crusaders in the final of Vodacom Super Rugby for their maiden win in the tournament's history.
Crusaders coach Todd Blackadder cannot believe the Waratahs agreed to move the S15 final away from their regular home ground.
The Waratahs are praying for a change of luck while the Crusaders cannot believe their good fortune heading into the Super 15 final.
Broadcasting figures from the S15 semi-finals show an immense increase in viewership at the business end of the competition.
The seven-time champion Crusaders have matched the Waratahs by naming an unchanged lineup for the Super Rugby final in Sydney.
The Crusaders have fired the opening shot in the psychological war ahead of the Super Rugby final against the Waratahs in Sydney.
A recap of the Super Rugby semi-final between the Crusaders and Sharks in Christchurch.