Super Rugby 2015

Super Rugby 2015 was the 20th editition of the premier competition for professional teams in Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. It began on 13 February and ran through 18 rounds of home-and-away round-robin matches before entering its knockout stage. In an all-New Zealand grand final on 4 July 2015, the Highlanders beat the Hurricanes to capture their first Super Rugby title.

Patrick Osborne (centre) was a strong performer for the Highlanders during the Super Rugby season and has been rewarded by being added to the All Blacks squad. Photo: AFP

Uncapped Patrick Osborne added to All Blacks squad

Uncapped winger Patrick Osborne has been called into the extended All Blacks squad for this weekend's Rugby Championship decider against Australia in Sydney and the second Bledisloe Cup test against the Wallabies in Auckland the following week.