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Former All Blacks take the Reigns

Former All Blacks take the Reigns

Two former All Blacks, Scott Robertson and Tony Brown, will take the reigns of the Crusaders and Highlanders respectively, as head coaches in Super Rugby 2017.

SANZAAR Fan and Stakeholder Survey

SANZAAR Fan and Stakeholder Survey

TAKE PART: SANZAAR has begun a strategic planning process to map out the future of Super Rugby and The Rugby Championship and has launched a fan survey…

 

Super Rugby Round 14 Team of the Week

Super Rugby Round 14 Team of the Week

With Super Rugby taking a break in June due to the incoming visits by the Northern Hemisphere national teams from England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Italy and France we take a look at the Team of the Week for Round 14.

Rebels get back to winning ways

Rebels get back to winning ways

The Rebels ended a three-game losing streak in Super Rugby on Sunday as they defeated the Force 27-22 in an Australian derby at AAMI Park.

Stormers get back on track

Stormers get back on track

The Stormers ended a three-match winless streak with a hard-fought 31-24 victory over the Cheetahs at Newlands. 

Lions roar at Loftus

Lions roar at Loftus

The Lions consolidated their position at the top of the South African Super Rugby group with a 56-20 victory over the Bulls in Pretoria.

Brumbies hit Sunwolves for 60

Brumbies hit Sunwolves for 60

It was all too easy for the Brumbies as they ran ten tries past the Sunwolves to win 66-5 in Canberra.

Crusaders beat Blues to go top

Crusaders beat Blues to go top

The Crusaders moved to the top of the table after claiming a hard-fought 26-21 win over the Blues in Auckland.

Double red for Jaguares in Kings win

Double red for Jaguares in Kings win

The Kings managed to secure a bonus-point victory when they beat a 12-man Jaguares 29-22 in Port Elizabeth. 

Six-try Waratahs put Chiefs to the sword

Six-try Waratahs put Chiefs to the sword

The Waratahs consolidated their position at the top of the Australian Conference after claiming a 45-25 win over the Chiefs in Sydney. 

Savea’s late winner sinks Highlanders

Savea’s late winner sinks Highlanders

The Hurricanes secured a fifth home victory when they held off the Highlanders 27-20 in Wellington after scoring a late match-winning try.

The low down on bonus points

The low down on bonus points

The Super Rugby ladder shows us that earning bonus points does not necessarily translate to a positive ladder position.

Joubert Referees 100th Super Rugby Match

Joubert to Referee 100th Super Rugby Match

SANZAAR would like to congratulate South African referee Craig Joubert who on Saturday will become only the third referee in history to officiate 100 Super Rugby matches.  

Super Rugby Referees: Round 14

Super Rugby Referees: Round 14

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 14 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Lions maul Jaguares in Jo’burg

Lions maul Jaguares in Jo’burg

The Lions secured an important 52-24 bonus-point victory against a motivated Jaguares side in Johannesburg.

Sharks thrash hapless Kings

Sharks thrash hapless Kings

The Sharks ran eight unanswered tries past a hapless Kings outfit to win 53-0 in their Super Rugby clash in Durban. 

Bulls get revenge on Stormers

Bulls get revenge on Stormers

The Bulls retained their unbeaten home record after grinding out a 17-13 victory over the Stormers in Pretoria. 

Blues hold out against Force

Blues hold out against Force

The Blues bounced back, after being thumped 43-5 by the Lions last week, with a shaky 17-13 win over a spirited but disappointed Force side in Perth.

Bonus-point win for Chiefs

Bonus-point win for Chiefs

A four-try first-half performance helped the Chiefs brush off the Rebels 36-15 in a bonus-point Super Rugby victory in Hamilton.

Reds hold off Sunwolves

Reds hold off Sunwolves

The Reds bounced back from last week's loss to the Hurricanes as they fended off a spirited Sunwolves outfit 35-25 in Brisbane. 

Crusaders bounce back with win

Crusaders bounce back with win

The Crusaders got back to winning ways in Super Rugby on Friday as they showed their class to beat the Waratahs 29-10 in Christchurch.

Super Rugby Makes Its Point

Super Rugby Makes Its Point

Despite Super Rugby expanding to an 18-team format in 2016 the tournament has seen an increase in the overall points-scoring effectiveness with games averaging over 50-points. 

Super Rugby Referees: Round 13

Super Rugby Referees: Round 13

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 13 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Lambie kicks Sharks to victory

Lambie kicks Sharks to victory

An 80th minute penalty from fly-half Patrick Lambie helped the Sharks overcome the Jaguares 25-22 in their Super Rugby clash.

Cheetahs battle past Kings

Cheetahs battle past Kings

The Cheetahs claimed only their third victory of the Super Rugby season on Saturday when they beat the Kings 34-20 in Bloemfontein.

Lions thump disappointing Blues

Lions thump disappointing Blues

The Lions bounced back their recent loss to the Hurricanes with a bonus-point 43-5 victory over the Blues in Johannesburg. 

Stormers late score denies Sunwolves

Stormers late score denies Sunwolves

Vincent Koch's late converted try denied the Sunwolves a second ever Super Rugby win as the hosts drew 17-17 with the Stormers in Singapore.

Bonus-point victory for Waratahs

Bonus-point victory for Waratahs

The Waratahs continued with their fine recent form when they claimed a 29-8 bonus-point victory over the Bulls in Sydney.

Hurricanes brush Reds aside

Hurricanes brush Reds aside

The Hurricanes got their campaign back on track when they secured a 29-14 victory over the Reds in Wellington

Brumbies get better of Rebels

Brumbies get better of Rebels

The Brumbies will head into their Super Rugby bye week on a winning note as they beat the Rebels 30-22 in Melbourne.

Impressive Highlanders stun Crusaders

Impressive Highlanders stun Crusaders

The Highlanders continued their climb up the Super Rugby standings as they outclassed the Crusaders 34-26 at Forsyth Barr Stadium

Super Rugby – not just about possession

Super Rugby – not just about possession

It seems logical that the sides with the most possession would be the teams that are scoring the most points in Super Rugby, but that isn’t necessarily the case.

Super Rugby Referees: Round 12

Super Rugby Referees: Round 12

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 12 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Kings get the Blues at home

Kings get the Blues at home

The Blues secured their third consecutive victory when they outsmarted the Kings 34-18 in Port Elizabeth

Sharks blow away Hurricanes

Sharks blow away Hurricanes

The Sharks made a big statement when they claimed a vital 32-15 victory over the in-form Hurricanes at home in Durban.

Waratahs grind past Cheetahs

Waratahs grind past Cheetahs

The Waratahs' recent revival continued when they secured a hard-fought 21-6 victory over the Cheetahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Highlanders shock Chiefs in Hamilton

Highlanders shock Chiefs in Hamilton

Waisake Naholo scored two tries on his return for the Highlanders in a performance worthy of champions as they defeated the Chiefs 26-13.

Force win on road in Tokyo

Force win on road in Tokyo

Marcel Brache scored a 20-minute hat-trick as the Force produced a big victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo, in the end winning 40-22.

Brumbies brush Bulls aside

Brumbies brush Bulls aside

The Brumbies returned to the victory trail when they claimed a deserved 23-6 victory over the Bulls in Canberra thanks to two second half tries.

Red Hot Crusaders cruise past Reds

Red Hot Crusaders cruise past Reds

The Crusaders sealed an eighth straight Super Rugby win on Friday as they saw off the Reds 38-5 with a try bonus-point in Christchurch.

Super Rugby Referees: Round 11

Super Rugby Referees: Round 11

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 11 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Eleven-try win for Jaguares

Eleven-try win for Jaguares

Jaguares scored eleven tries as they claimed their debut home win in Super Rugby, running out 73-27 victors over the Kings on Saturday.

Tahs snatch victory against Stormers

Tahs snatch victory against Stormers

A late converted try from Michael Hooper helped the Waratahs beat the Stormers 32-30 in a tight Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday.

Lions smashed by 'Canes

Lions smashed by 'Canes

The Lions suffered their third loss of the season when they came up short 50-17 against a slick Hurricanes side at Emirates Airline Park

Reds put Cheetahs to the sword

Reds put Cheetahs to the sword

The Reds secured only their second victory of the season when they beat the Cheetahs 30-17 in Brisbane

Highlanders defence key to victory

Highlanders defence the key to victory over Brumbies

After two defeats the Highlanders returned to the victory trail when they claimed a hard-fought 23-10 victory over the Brumbies in Invercargill.

Blues edge thriller against Rebels

Blues edge thriller against Rebels

The Blues made a successful return to action when they secured a hard-fought 36-30 victory over the Rebels at Eden Park in Auckland.

Bonus-point win for Bulls in Perth

Bonus-point win for Bulls in Perth

The Bulls got their overseas tour off to a fine start after claiming a five-try 42-20 bonus-point win over the Western Force in Perth on Friday.

Chiefs Edge Past Sharks in New Plymouth

Chiefs Edge Past Sharks in New Plymouth

Super Rugby leaders the Chiefs made it eight wins out of nine this season but had far from an easy ride in their 24-22 win over the Sharks.

Larkham wants Brumbies to bounce back

Larkham wants Brumbies to bounce back

Brumbies head coach Stephen Larkham wants his charges to get back to winning ways when they take on the Highlanders on Saturday.

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