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Swiel set for loan stint at 'Quins

Swiel set for loan stint at 'Quins

Sharks back, Tim Swiel will join Harlequins Rugby Club in the UK on loan for four months before returning to Durban at the end of February.

Plenty of new forwards for Highlanders

Plenty of new forwards for Highlanders

The Highlanders have announced their squad to contest the 2015 Super Rugby title.

Sonny Bill returns to the Chiefs

Sonny Bill returns to the Chiefs

The Chiefs have named 38 players in their squad for the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Crusaders welcome back Robbie

Crusaders welcome back Robbie

Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has announced his squad to contest the 2015 Super Rugby competition.  

Nonu headlines new Hurricanes backs

Nonu headlines new Hurricanes backs

Important old heads, mixed with a couple of significant returning players and the elevation of some exciting youth, is how Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd sums up his 2015 squad.

Kaino to captain Blues

Kaino to captain Blues

In their second year as a stand-alone organisation, the Blues believe their 2015 season will provide the platform for sustained success in the Super Rugby competition.

Stephen signs on for Moore

Stephen signs on for Moore

Stephen Moore will remain with the Brumbies post 2015 Rugby World Cup after announcing a one year contract extension on Monday. 

Japan given the nod for Super Rugby

Japan given the nod for Super Rugby

SANZAR has informed the Japan Rugby Football Union that it is the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team when the competition expands in 2016.

Gary Gold installed as Sharks' head of rugby

Gary Gold installed as Sharks' head of rugby

The Sharks have appointed former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold as their new Director of Rugby, replacing Jake White who resigned last month.

Highlanders bolster squad with three signings

Highlanders bolster squad with three signings

The Highlanders have continued building their squad ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby season with three more players joining the franchise this week.

Vermeulen nominated for SA Sport Awards

Vermeulen nominated for SA Sport Awards

Springbok and Stormers No. 8 Duane Vermeulen has been named among the nominees for the South African Sports Awards.

Chiefs continue on their signing spree

Chiefs continue on their signing spree

The Chiefs have added two more to their squad with the signing of Tasman winger Bryce Heem and Auckland loose forward Sean Polwart.

Cheetahs reveal 2015 training squad

Cheetahs reveal 2015 training squad

Head coach Naka Drotske has named an expanded 55-man Cheetahs training squad ahead of the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Hurricanes snap up Iopu-Aso

Hurricanes snap up Iopu-Aso

The Hurricanes' roster is starting to fill up as the Super Rugby pre-season draws near, with Taranaki loose forward Iopu Iopu-Aso the latest to join the club.

Hurricane warning for Eketahuna

Hurricane warning for Eketahuna

The Hurricanes are taking Super Rugby back to the country with a trial against the Crusaders in Eketahuna, situated in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island.

Tokolahi and Allardice join the Chiefs

Tokolahi and Allardice join the Chiefs

The Chiefs have added two more forwards to their squad as the dual champions finalise their recruitment for the upcoming Super Rugby season.

Rebels to host Highlanders in pre-season trial

Rebels to host Highlanders in pre-season trial

The Rebels have announced a pre-season Super Rugby trial against the Highlanders to be played at Harlequin Rugby Club in Melbourne's south east.

Chiefs add two more players

Chiefs add two more players

Taranaki prop Mitchell Graham and midfielder/winger Seta Tamanivalu have both signed with the Chiefs for the next two Super Rugby seasons.

Former All Black completes Blues coaching group

Former All Black completes Blues coaching group

Former All Black David Hill will join the off-field team at the Blues for the forthcoming Super Rugby season, serving as backs skills coach.

Adam Whitelock departs for France

Adam Whitelock departs for France

Adam Whitelock has announced he will be taking up a contract with French rugby club, Bayonne, at the conclusion of this ITM Cup season.

Highlanders re-sign Tanaka

Highlanders re-sign Tanaka

The Highlanders have announced that Fumiaki Tanaka has re-signed for a third consecutive Super Rugby season in Dunedin.

Adam Thomson joins the Reds

Adam Thomson joins the Reds

Rugby World Cup-winning All Blacks back-rower Adam Thomson will return to Super Rugby and join the Reds after committing to the club for the 2015 season.

Ackermann re-signs with Lions

Ackermann re-signs with Lions for two years

The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce the extension of the contract of head coach, Johan Ackermann until 31 October 2016. 

SBW return less than a week away

SBW return less than a week away

Code hopper Sonny Bill Williams is officially a rugby union player again and will play two matches for Counties before linking up with the All Blacks.

Botes to play final match for Sharks

Botes to play final match for Sharks

On Friday night, Jacques Botes is expected to play his last game for the Sharks at what has become his home ground, in his home town – Growthpoint King's Park in Durban.

Highlanders announce seven new signings

Highlanders announce seven new signings

The Highlanders have announced the following players are to make the move south in 2015 to reinforce the forward pack. 

Pat Lambie headlines Sharks signings

Pat Lambie headlines Sharks signings

The Sharks can count on the services of a local favourite, Pat Lambie, for at least the next three years, until the end of 2017, as he and a host of players have extended their contracts beyond the Rugby World Cup.

Pocock's recovery on track

Pocock's recovery on track

Brumbies and Wallabies flanker David Pocock has revealed that his rehabilitation from knee surgery is on track for a return at the start of next year's Super Rugby tournament.

Waratahs CEO Jason Allen moves on

Waratahs CEO Jason Allen moves on

Waratahs Rugby CEO Jason Allen has announced his decision to move on from the organisation, following four years at the helm.

Jake White steps down

Jake White steps down

After a season with the Sharks, Director of Rugby, Jake White, has stepped down from his role to return home to Cape Town and explore new opportunities.

Crusaders to kick off pre-season in Timaru

Crusaders to kick off pre-season in Timaru

The Crusaders will host their first pre-season game of 2015 in Timaru on 24 January - a South Island derby against the Highlanders.

5 things learned about the 2015 draw

5 things learned about the 2015 Super Rugby draw

So it is out! The 20th season of Super Rugby will kick off on February 13 in Christchurch, with the Rebels taking on the seven-time champions to start what will be a condensed season.

Cooper believes Hunt will be a Wallaby

Cooper believes Hunt will be a Wallaby

Reds number ten Quade Cooper has backed Karmichael Hunt to make the Wallaby squad for the RWC, saying he will be a "great asset" to Australia.

2015 Super Rugby draw revealed

2015 Super Rugby draw revealed

SANZAR has released the 2015 Super Rugby draw which includes a blockbuster Waratahs v Crusaders clash in Sydney and an Anzac Centenary celebration.

Jimmy Cowan signs with the Blues

Jimmy Cowan signs with the Blues

The Blues have received a welcome injection of experience to their halves with former All Black Jimmy Cowan signing for the franchise for the 2015 Super Rugby season.

Larkham off to USA to launch ASU partnership

Larkham off to USA to launch ASU partnership

Stephen Larkham travelled to the United States last Friday to launch the Brumbies' new partnership with Arizona State University.

'Tongan Thor' signs with the Reds

'Tongan Thor' signs with the Reds

New Zealand high school rugby sensation Taniela Tupou will join the Reds in 2015 after committing to the club for at least two years.

Crusaders link up with Colorado State University

Crusaders link up with Colorado State University

Canterbury Rugby and the Crusaders have teamed up with Colorado State University to run a rugby development camp this month.

Slipper voted Reds' best

Slipper voted Reds' best

James Slipper dominated the Reds Gala Ball, taking out the coveted Pilecki Medal for players’ player, the People’s Choice Award and the Spirit of the Reds award.

O'Connor, Hunt among Reds recruits

O'Connor, Hunt among Reds recruits

Reds fans will welcome at least four new players to Suncorp Stadium next season, following the unveiling of the 2015 squad at the Reds Gala Ball in Brisbane on Friday night.

Moore to lead Brumbies in 2015

Moore to lead Brumbies in 2015

Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham announced Stephen Moore will lead the side in 2015 after Ben Mowen's departure to France.

Blues appoint Moore as assistant coach

Blues appoint Moore as assistant coach

Glenn Moore has been appointed assistant coach of the Blues for the 2015 and 2016 Super Rugby seasons.

Hooper crowned as Waratahs best

Hooper crowned as Waratahs best

Michael Hooper has been named as the NSW Waratahs Players’ Player of the Year, for the second year running.

Kyle Godwin putting injuries behind him

Kyle Godwin putting injuries behind him

Force inside centre Kyle Godwin is set to return to action after recovering from his latest injury.

Where in the world are the Rebels?

Where in the world are the Rebels?

We run the rule over the 2015 Rebels, and where they are in the world right now, for with all the rugby going on in the world, it’s easy to forget about Super Rugby and the Melbourne based team.

Crusaders sign Highlanders hooker

Crusaders sign Highlanders hooker

The Crusaders have strengthened their front row options by signing Highlanders hooker Ged Robinson on a two-year deal.

Peter Ryan joins Brumbies coaching team

Peter Ryan joins Brumbies coaching team

Peter Ryan returns to the  Brumbies as Contact Coach in 2015, 13 years after he finished playing with the club as a championship-winning flanker in 2002. 

Mafi targets Force then Wallabies

Mafi targets Force then Wallabies

Leicester back-row Steve Mafi has left England to join the Western Force, with a view to playing for the Wallabies. The Force have confirmed that Mafi has signed on a two-year deal.

Thorn trades Super Rugby for Tigers

Thorn trades Super Rugby for Tigers

Leicester Tigers have signed Rugby World Cup winner and dual-code international Brad Thorn ahead of the 2014/15 season.

Blues nab Bekuis from the south

Blues nab Bekuis from the south

The Blues have added considerable strength to their second row contingent with lock Josh Bekhuis signing with the franchise for the 2015 and 2016 Super Rugby seasons.

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