Melbourne Rebels 15-25 Wellington Hurricanes
Waikato Chiefs 32-20 Auckland Blues
The Melbourne Rebels were left empty-handed as the Hurricanes snatched a 25-15 win in their Super Rugby clash at AAMI Park.
Hurricanes five-eighth Beauden Barrett finished with a personal tally of 20 points through six penalty kicks and a conversion and set up the Wellington side's only try of the match in a starring performance.Continue reading...
Sydney Roosters 30-6 Wests Tigers
North Queensland Cowboys 27-14 Brisbane Broncos
NSW's disrupted State of Origin preparations received a boost as the Sydney Roosters' Blues contingent orchestrated a 30-6 thumping of the understrength Wests Tigers at Allianz Stadium.
Blues incumbent Michael Jennings and wing hopeful Daniel Tupou bagged doubles, while playmaker James Maloney - back from injury - strengthened his claims to retain the hotly contested five-eighth position with three try assists.Continue reading...