The modern game is fast, physical and aggressive and ball movement and breaking the defence is vital. We look at the forwards who excel at the hard stuff...
The referee appointments for Round #5 of the 2020 Super Rugby season are now confirmed.
The TOTW has players from nine teams after a round that saw away wins to the Sharks, Brumbies and Blues, but Crusaders lead the way with five players this week.
A last-gasp penalty from Otere Black earned the Blues a dramatic 23-21 victory over the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld.
The Stormers moved to the top of the Super Rugby standings with a hard-fought 17-7 victory over the Jaguares at Newlands.
The Queensland Reds ran in no less than 10 tries as they romped to a staggering 64-5 win over the Sundwolves in Super Rugby on Saturday.
The Brumbies got their Super Rugby campaign back on track with a shock 26-14 victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday.
The Sharks bounced back from disappointment last week to claim a resounding 36-24 win over the Rebels in Super Rugby at AAMI Park on Saturday.
The Crusaders ran out to a 33-13 bonus-point victory in Friday's Super Rugby Derby against the Highlanders in Christchurch.
There are only two unbeaten teams as we head into Round 4 and the Chiefs and Stormers although at home have tough assignments
Love it or hate it the maul is a part of the game and some teams are just better at it than others....
The referee appointments for Round #4 of the 2020 Super Rugby season are now confirmed.
The TOTW has players from 10 teams following another eventful round highlighting the competitive nature of this seasons competition.
The Jaguares claimed a morale-boosting 43-27 victory over the Queensland Reds at Estadio Jose Amalfitani in Buenos Aires on Saturday.
Ruhan Nel scored a last-gasp try as the Stormers pipped the Lions 33-30 at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
The Highlanders claimed their fifth win in a row against the Brumbies with a thrilling last-gasp 23-22 victory at GIO Stadium in Canberra on Saturday.
The Hurricanes backed up last week’s Super Rugby win at the Jaguares by beating the Sharks 38-22 at Sky Stadium in Wellington on Saturday.
The Chiefs made it three from three as they cruised to a comfortable 43-17 win over the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday.
The Melbourne Rebels claimed a hard-fought 24-10 victory over the Waratahs in a slugfest of an Australian derby at AAMI Park on Friday.
The Crusaders were back to playing some of their best rugby as they defeated the Blues 25-8 in their Super Rugby clash in Auckland Park on Friday.