The Sunwolves have named their initial Super Rugby squad and it includes former Chiefs back Robbie Robinson and Bulls wing Gerhard van den Heever.
The Brumbies will welcome nine new faces into the squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season, including the returning Wallaby flanker David Pocock.
The Queensland Reds have confirmed their squad and coaching staff for the 2018 Vodafone Super Rugby season.
New Zealanders Beauden Barrett and Portia Woodman have been named World Rugby Men’s and Women’s Player of the Year 2017 in association with Mastercard respectively at the World Rugby Awards in Monte Carlo.
The Crusaders have signed up former Ireland international, Ronan O’Gara, for the 2018 Super Rugby season. He will leave his role as Assistant Coach with French Top 14 side, Racing 92, to become the new Backs Coach for the BNZ Crusaders.
Wallaby and Reds hooker Stephen Moore has confirmed he will retire from all forms of the game, following the Wallabies' final Test of the 2017 Spring Tour against Scotland.
Bulls Executive Rugby and Head Coach, John Mitchell, has announced his first wider training squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season and included new signings Frans van Wyk and Thembelani Bholi in the group that will assemble for pre-season training.
Its only a pre-season match but Super Rugby will debut in America when the Bulls play the Stormers in Los Angeles in February as a ground-breaking curtain raiser to a USA Eagles ARC match.
Eleven new faces including three Super Rugby rookies and a Wallaby test prop are the feature of the 2018 Hurricanes squad.
The Chiefs have named an exciting and experienced squad for Super Rugby as they enter a new era in 2018.
New Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger has named the 38-man squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season, including 30 players returning from the 2017 team.
The Crusaders are the defending champions and their 2018 squad will feature seven new players for the Super Rugby season.
The Blues have secured some exciting new additions to boost a settled core of proven performers for their 2018 Super Rugby Championship campaign.
On the eve of the Chiefs squad announcement, head coach Colin Cooper named a highly experienced coaching team to prepare his men for their 2018 Investec Super Rugby title hunt.
Wallabies assistant coach Mario Ledesma has confirmed that he will return home to his native Argentina, to take up the role as head coach of the Jaguares for the 2018 Super Rugby season.
Former World Cup-winning All Black Brad Thorn has been appointed the Reds new head coach. The Queensland Rugby Union has announced it has agreed to part ways with Reds head coach Nick Stiles, effectively immediately.
Apart of an internal restructure Japan Head Coach Jamie Joseph has been appointed the Head Coach of the Sunwolves. Joseph brings a wealth of past experience and knowledge of Super Rugby and this will be of great benefit to the Sunwolves.
The Melbourne Rebels have announced the appointment of former Western Force coach David Wessels as the club’s new Head Coach until the end of 2019 Super Rugby season.
SANZAAR has announced the match schedule for the restructured 2018 Super Rugby tournament that comprises a 15-team three-conference format.
The line-up for the 2017 Super Rugby Team of the Season appears a strong one. Each player is in the squad on merit, with all of them registering some impressive stats, be it for their specific position or across the competition as a whole, and on paper it makes a formidable team.
The Crusaders claimed their eighth Super Rugby title and first since 2008 with a 25-17 victory over 14-man Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday.
The Lions and Crusaders might be heading into the 2017 Super Rugby Final as two of the most prolific attacking teams in the competition, but the history of the fixture suggests that may count for little as the two teams prepare for one of the biggest games of their careers.
Elton Jantjies has enjoyed perhaps one of his best ever Super Rugby seasons, buoyant on the highs he enjoyed in a breakout Lions’ season last campaign. He’ll face off against a markedly less experienced opponent this week, though the Crusaders’ Richie Mo’unga will be just a threatening as the Lions stalwart.
The Semi-final Super Rugby team of the week includes seven players, four Lions and three Crusaders, who will feature in the Final. Player of the Week is once again Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie who beat more players than any other player in the semi-finals, ran for over 100 metres and was 100 percent in his goal-kicking.
SANZAAR has announced the match official appointments for the Super Rugby final on Saturday 5 August at Emirates Airlines Park, Johannesburg, between the Lions and Crusaders #LIOvCRU.
The Lions recovered from being 3-22 down to beat the Hurricanes 44-29 and secure a home Super Rugby final against the Crusaders next week.
The Crusaders secured a 12th Super Rugby final appearance after they overcame the Chiefs 27-13 in a clinical performance in Christchurch.
The Crusaders and Chiefs will look to build on performances from their respective quarter final matches as they clash in an all New Zealand Super Rugby semi-final final derby.
It’s no major surprise that the four teams remaining in the hunt for the Super Rugby trophy in 2017 are the four teams which accrued the most competition points across the regular season.
The Quarter-final Super Rugby team of the week is very strong on paper and contains players hitting peak form at the right end of the season. Player of the Week is Lions backrow forward Jaco Kriel who scored a try, carried 11 times, beat 8 defenders and made 13 tackles.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the semi-finals of the 2017 Super Rugby season. Both semi-finals will be played on Saturday July 29 in Christchurch and Johannesburg respectively.
Following the completion of the quarter-finals the draw and schedule for the semi-finals have been confirmed by SANZAAR.
A 78th minute long-range penalty from Ruan Combrinck sees the Lions recover to defeat the Sharks 23-21 in their quarter-final.
The Chiefs secured the final semi-final berth when they picked up a 17-11 victory over the Stormers at Newlands in Cape Town.
The Crusaders advanced to the Super Rugby semi-finals with a 17-0 victory over the Highlanders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
The Crusaders host the Highlanders in a quarter-final derby and will look to maintain their dominance over their southern rivals and book a spot in the semi-finals.
The Hurricanes became the first team to reach the Super Rugby semi-finals when they claimed a 35-16 win over the Brumbies in Canberra.
The 2017 Super Rugby finals series begins Friday night in Canberra as the winners of the Australian conference, the Brumbies host the defending champion Hurricanes.
Seventeen regular season rounds are done and dusted for Super Rugby 2017 and eight of the 18 hopefuls have qualified for what is sure to be an exciting Finals Series. Among them lies a distinct disparity in how they’ve performed for the season to date.
The Round 17 Super Rugby team of the week has representatives from nine of the 18 teams that played in the final round. Player of the Week is once again the mercurial Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie who scored a try, carried 18 times, beat 10 defenders and ran for 200 metres.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of the 2017 Super Rugby season.The Quarter-finals kick-off on Friday July 21 when Brumbies host Hurricanes in Canberra.
After 17 Rounds and 135 matches the quarter-finalists for the 2017 Super Rugby have been confirmed by SANZAAR.
The Force gave Matt Hodgson a victorious send-off as they thumped the Waratahs, winning 40-11 to finish second in the Australian Conference.
The Lions finished top of the Super Rugby standings with a 27-10 victory over the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban.
The Stormers continued their momentum before the play-offs with a 41-33 victory in a topsy-turvy encounter at Loftus Versfeld.
The Chiefs completed their Super Rugby regular season fixtures with an impressive 28-10 victory over the Brumbies in Hamilton.
The Hurricanes handed the Crusaders their first defeat of the season when they claimed a 31-22 win over the table-toppers in Wellington.
The Sunwolves finished their Super Rugby campaign on a high after claiming a shock 48-21 victory over the Blues in Tokyo on Saturday.
The Cheetahs bowed out of Super Rugby with their heads held high after a 21-20 victory over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.
The Jaguares ended their Super Rugby season on a positive note on Friday as they beat the Rebels 32-29 at AAMI Park in Melbourne.