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Super Rugby Rd #5: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #5: Team of the Week

Player of the week is Lions Flanker Jaco Kriel who made more clean breaks and beat more defenders than any other forward in Round 5 against the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Super Rugby Round 6 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 6 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 6 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Jaguares get the better of Reds

Jaguares get the better of Reds

The Jaguares retained their unbeaten home record when they claimed a 22-8 victory over the Reds in Buenos Aires

Van Wyk, Bosch guide Sharks to victory

Van Wyk, Bosch guide Sharks to victory

The Sharks came out on top in a see-sawing tussle with the Cheetahs on Saturday, scoring four tries in a 38-30 victory in Bloemfontein.

Bonus-point win for Lions

Bonus-point win for Lions

The Lions moved to the top of the South African group after a strong first half in Port Elizabeth propelled them to a 42-19 win over the Kings.

Stormers win thriller in Singapore

Stormers win thriller in Singapore

The Stormers made it four wins out of four in Super Rugby this year after they beat the Sunwolves 44-31 in a thrilling clash in Singapore.

Highlanders win in Canberra

Highlanders win in Canberra

The Highlanders came from 10-0 down to battle past the Brumbies 18-13 in their Super Rugby meeting in Canberra on Saturday.

Blues get back to winning ways

Blues get back to winning ways

The Blues ended a run of three straight losses as they claimed a 38-14 bonus-point win over the Bulls in North Harbour on Saturday.

Waratahs fightback stuns Rebels

Waratahs fightback stuns Rebels

The Waratahs came back from 25-6 down at half-time to overcome the Rebels 32-25 on the final whistle in a thrilling Super Rugby clash in Melbourne.

Top spot for Crusaders

Top spot for Crusaders

The Crusaders moved top of the New Zealand Conferecnce standings as they claimed a 45-17 bonus-point win over the Force in a damp Christchurch.

First In, Best Dressed?

First In, Best Dressed?

Score first win the game? Which teams are the most effective at launching themselves off the starting blocks?

Super Rugby Rd #4: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #4: Team of the Week

Player of the week is Hurricanes No.8 Ardie Savea who was at his destructive, ball carrying best in his sides comprehensive 41-15 victory over the Highlanders in Wellington.

Super Rugby Round 5 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 5 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 5 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Sharks given a scare by Kings

Sharks given a scare by Kings

The Sharks battled back from a six-point half-time deficit to record a hard-fought 19-17 victory over the Kings in Durban.

Lions power past 14-man Reds

Lions power past 14-man Reds

The Lions returned to the victory trail when they claimed a deserved 44-14 victory over the Reds in Johannesburg.

Bonus-point win for Jaguares

Bonus-point win for Jaguares

Ramiro Moyano was their star with a hat-trick of tries while Matías Alemanno and a penalty try were their other offerings to seal a bonus-point.

 

Late Brumbies surge sinks Waratahs

Late Brumbies surge sinks Waratahs

The Brumbies produced a late surge to score two late tries to win 28-12 against the Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Hurricanes cruise to bonus-point win

Hurricanes cruise to bonus-point win

The Hurricanes claimed a bonus point victory over the Highlanders after winning 41-15 in Wellington on Saturday.

14-man Bulls get first win

14-man Bulls get first win

The Bulls picked up their first win of the Super Rugby season on Friday as they beat the Sunwolves 34-21 despite having a player red carded.

Chiefs see off spirited Rebels

Chiefs see off spirited Rebels

The Chiefs retained their unbeaten status when they claimed a hard-fought 27-14 win over the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday.

Crusaders fightback floors Blues

Crusaders fightback floors Blues

The Crusaders claimed their third successive come-from-behind win of the season when they beat the Blues 33-24 in Christchurch on Friday.

Agreement Reached on Long-Term Playing Calendar

Agreement Reached on Long-Term Playing Calendar

World Rugby has announced the long-awaited playing calendar for 2020-2032 that sees a shift of Test match windows, no break in the Super Rugby season and more Tier 1 versus Tier 2 matches.

What’s Happening at the Lineout?

What’s Happening at the Lineout?

A fundamental of the sport, the lineout can often be the crux around which Super Rugby games are won and lost. So which teams are the best exponents?

Super Rugby Rd #3: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #3: Team of the Week

Player of the week is Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez who was instrumental in his sides comprehensive 37-14 victory over the Waratahs in Durban.

 

 

 

Super Rugby Round 4 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 4 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 4 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Bosch leads Sharks to resounding win

Bosch leads Sharks to resounding win

Replacement fly-half Curwin Bosch led the Sharks to a 37-14 victory over the Waratahs in Durban on Saturday.

Cheetahs overcome spirited Sunwolves

Cheetahs overcome spirited Sunwolves

The Cheetahs overcame a spirited Sunwolves side to triumph 38-31 in Bloemfontein on Saturday in Super Rugby.

Sánchez sends Lions packing

Sánchez sends Lions packing

The Jaguares produced a complete performance to overcome the Lions 36-24 in Buenos Aires on Saturday.

 

Third straight win for Stormers

Third straight win for Stormers

The Stormers' impressive start to the season continued on Saturday as they beat the Kings 41-10 with a bonus-point in Port Elizabeth.

Crusaders Comeback Sinks Reds

Crusaders Comeback Sinks Reds

The Crusaders staged a remarkable second-half comeback to claim a 22-20 victory over the Reds in Brisbane.

Highlanders hold off Blues for first win

Highlanders hold off Blues for first win

The Highlanders secured their first Super Rugby win of the season when they beat the Blues 16-12 in Auckland.

Resurgent Brumbies sink Force

Resurgent Brumbies sink Force

The Brumbies had a resurgent final 20 minutes to beat the Western Force 25-17 in Canberra on Friday.

 
Chiefs claim win as Hurricanes see yellow

Chiefs claim win as Hurricanes see yellow

The Chiefs overcame an indisciplined Chiefs side and the Hamilton deluge to win 26-18 on Friday.

 
Winning- Is It All About Defence?

Winning- Is It All About Defence?

Only four times in Super Rugby history has the team with the best defensive record in the regular season lifted the trophy  but effective defence remains a cornerstone of a tilt towards championship success.

Hurricanes Golden Fortnight

Hurricanes Golden Fortnight

It’s been a near-perfect opening to the 2017 Super Rugby season for the Hurricanes, with the Wellington side posting impressive victories in their opening two games. 

Super Rugby Rd #2: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #2: Team of the Week

Player of the week is Lions scum-half Ross Cronje who was dynamic against the Waratahs in Johannesburg helping his side beat the visitors 55-36 in a high scoring match.

Super Rugby Round 3 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 3 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 3 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Dominant Lions defeat Waratahs

Dominant Lions defeat Waratahs

The Lions made it two wins from two in Super Rugby this season as they saw off the Waratahs 55-36 with a bonus-point on Saturday.

Stormers edge Jaguares in thriller

Stormers edge thriller with Jaguares

A late try from SP Marais secured a 32-25 win for the Stormers over the Jaguares in a see-sawing contest at Newlands.

Cheetahs hold off Bulls

Cheetahs hold off Bulls

The Cheetahs bounced back from last weekend's narrow defeat to the Lions by beating the Bulls 34-28 at Free State Stadium on Saturday.

Kings get the better of Sunwolves

Kings get the better of Sunwolves

The Kings claimed their first win of the Super Rugby season with a 37-23 victory over the Sunwolves in Singapore on Saturday.

 
Crusaders Stun Highlanders with Stunning Comeback

Crusaders Stun Highlanders with Stunning Comeback

The Crusaders came from a 6-27 deficit to stage a remarkable second half comeback in Dunedin to beat the Highlanders 30-27 in Dunedin.

Am try seals Sharks’ win

Am try seals Sharks’ win

The Sharks won their first game on tour when they pipped the Brumbies 27-22 in Canberra on Saturday.

Hurricanes Blow Rebels Away

Hurricanes Blow Rebels Away

The Hurricanes pummeled the hapless Rebels 71-6 after scoring 11 tries in Wellington including 40 points in the second half.

Chiefs score Bonus as Blues see Red

Chiefs score Bonus as Blues see Red

The Blues, reduced to 14-men just before half-time, could not stop a rampant Chiefs side scoring six tries to earn a 41-26 bonus point win.

Force beat Reds despite Nabuli hat-trick

Force beat Reds despite Nabuli hat-trick

The Western Force beat the Reds in their Australian derby in Perth, winning 26-19 despite Eto Nabuli scoring a hat-trick for the Reds.

Singapore Embraces Sunwolves and Super Rugby

Singapore Embraces Sunwolves and Super Rugby

The Sunwolves have brought a unique and colourful Asian influence to Super Rugby and allied to Japan’s win over South Africa at the 2015 Rugby World Cup, rugby in Asia is experiencing unprecedented growth on and off the field.

Round #1 Opening Night Fever

Round #1 Opening Night Fever

The 18-team Super Rugby tournament kicked off for the second time after a bustling 2016 campaign and there were points galore amidst a swath of entertaining rugby during the opening round.

Super Rugby Rd #1: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #1: Team of the Week

Crusaders fullback Israel Dagg leads the Round #1 Team of the Week that includes players from 10 different teams.

Super Rugby Round 2 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 2 Referee Appointments

The referees for the nine matches of the second round of the 2017 Super Rugby season have been appointed.

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