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Super Rugby Team of the Season

Super Rugby Team of the Season

Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie head a very talented Super Rugby Team of the Season 2016

Final: Third time lucky for Hurricanes

Final: Third time lucky for Hurricanes

The Hurricanes sealed their first Super Rugby title on Saturday as they got the better of the Lions 20-3 in a cold and wet Wellington.

The Four Super Final Flankers

The Four Final Flankers

Both the Hurricanes and the Lions have reached the 2016 Super Rugby Final on the back of strong performances from their flankers, each side’s pair boasting strength and consistency throughout the campaign. 

Super Rugby SF Team of the Week

Super Rugby SF Team of the Week

Hurricanes and All Black flanker Ardie Savea put in a huge effort against the Chiefs to be the Player of the Week.

Glen Jackson to Referee Super Rugby Final

Glen Jackson to Referee Super Rugby Final

Glen Jackson has been appointed to referee the 2016 Super Rugby Final between the Hurricanes and Lions at Westpac Stadium, Wellington on saturday 6 August.

SF2: Lions 42 Highlanders 30

SF2: Lions 42 Highlanders 30

The Lions advanced to this year’s Super Rugby Final after claiming a deserved 42-30 victory over the Highlanders in Johannesburg.

SF1: Hurricanes 25 Chiefs 9

SF1: Hurricanes 25 Chiefs 9

The Hurricanes booked a home Super Rugby final on Saturday as they brushed aside a mis-firing Chiefs side 25-9 in Wellington.

The Semi-Final Fly-Half Equation

The Semi-Final Fly-Half Equation

Four teams remain in Super Rugby 2016 and that means that four fly-halves have the opportunity to steer their team to a Super Rugby Grand Final, but only two can be successful. 

Super Rugby QF Team of the Week

Super Rugby QF Team of the Week

Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie tops the Super Rugby Quarter-final Team of the Week.

Super Rugby Referees: Semi-finals

Super Rugby Referees: Semi-finals

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the semi-finals of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament.

Angus Gardner will referee the first semi-final between the Hurricanes and the Chiefs. The second semi-final between the Lions and the Highlanders will be refereed by Jaco Peyper.

QF4: Stormers 21 Chiefs 60

QF4: Stormers 21 Chiefs 60

The Chiefs will face the Hurricanes in the Super Rugby semi-finals after crushing the Stormers 60-21 at Newlands in Cape Town.

QF3: Lions 45 Crusaders 25

QF3: Lions 45 Crusaders 25

The Lions booked a place in the Super Rugby semi-finals against the Highlanders after they saw off the Crusaders, prevailing 42-25 in Johannesburg

QF2: Hurricanes 41 Sharks 0

QF2: Hurricanes 41 Sharks 0

The Hurricanes secured a home semi-final in Super Rugby after they outclassed the Sharks, winning 41-0 in a clinical performance in Wellington.

QF1: Brumbies 9 Highlanders 15

QF1: Brumbies 9 Highlanders 15

The Highlanders booked their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals after they held out the Brumbies to prevail 15-9 in Canberra.

Super Rugby Final Calculations

Super Rugby Final Calculations

Only eight teams remain as Super Rugby moves into the post-season and there’s a healthy mix of experienced and fresh faces among those teams that have made it through the regular season on top. 

Super Rugby Round 17 Team of the Week

Super Rugby Round 17 Team of the Week

Stormers centre Huw Jones equalled the record for most tries in a Super Rugby match with four against the Kings in Cape Town. 

Super Rugby Referees: Quarter-finals

Super Rugby Referees: Quarter-finals

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of the 2016 Super Rugby tournament.

Lions lose, will face Crusaders

Lions lose, will face Crusaders

The Lions missed the chance to book a home path to a possible Super Rugby final after they lost 34-22 to the Jaguares at Vélez Sarsfield.

Hurricanes Top Seeds for Quarter-finals

Hurricanes Top Seeds for Quarter-finals

After 17 rounds and 135 matches of the regular season the quarter-finalists for the 2016 Super Rugby tournament have been determined. 

Bonus-point win for Bulls

Bonus-point win for Bulls

The Bulls ended their Super Rugby season with a 43-17 bonus-point win over the Cheetahs at Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein. 

Jones scores four in Cape Town thriller

Jones scores four in Cape Town thriller

Stormers duo Huw Jones and Leolin Zas scored seven tries between them to secure their team a 52-24 victory over the Kings.

Brumbies Finish as Top Aussie team

Brumbies Finish as Top Aussie team

The Brumbies ran in four tries during their 24-10 win over the Force at GIO Stadium in Canberra to finish top of the Australian Conference.

Highlanders Stun Chiefs in Dunedin

Highlanders Stun Chiefs in Dunedin

The Highlanders put on a thrilling display of running rugby to defeat the Chiefs 25-15 at Forsyth Barr Stadium and leapfrogh them on conference table.

Impressive Hurricanes Crush Crusaders

Impressive Hurricanes Crush Crusaders

The Hurricanes put on an dominating display in Christchurch to defeat the Crusaders 35-10, moving to the top of the table in the process.

Sharks see off spirited Sunwolves

Sharks see off spirited Sunwolves

The Sharks secured their path into the Super Rugby last-eight at the expense of the Bulls after seeing off the Sunwolves 40-29 in Durban.

Rebels end season on a high

Rebels end season on a high

The Melbourne Rebels finished their season with a high-scoring 31-28 victory over the Reds in Brisbane.

Blues Dent Waratahs Finals Hopes

Blues Dent Waratahs Finals Hopes

The Blues finished their season with back-to-back wins over Australian sides as they beat the Waratahs 34-28, all but ending the Aussies campaign.

Super Rugby Golden Oldies

Super Rugby Golden Oldies

Although it is often the young players who attract the attention, it is often the older heads who are most pivotal to a team.

Super Rugby Young Guns

The Young Guns

Each passing year new faces emerge in Super Rugby, some of whom set the competition alight, and this season has been no different with the more junior players proving they have what it takes to make it in Super Rugby. 

Super Rugby Round 16 Team of the Week

Super Rugby Round 16 Team of the Week

Crusaders' and All Blacks' centre Ryan Crotty's statistics were impressive last round and he leads the way in the Super Rugby Round 16 team of the Week.

Super Rugby Referees: Round 17

Super Rugby Referees: Round 17

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 17 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Highlanders book play-off spot

Highlanders book play-off spot

Four teams will fight it out to be top dog in New Zealand's conference next week after the Highlanders beat the Jaguares 34-8 in Buenos Aires.

Sharks get job done in Durban

Sharks get job done in Durban

The Sharks saw off a spirited challenge from the Cheetahs in Durban, winning 26-10 to remain in the Super Rugby play-off spots.

Bulls keep quarters hopes alive

Bulls keep quarters hopes alive

The Bulls smashed the Sunwolves 50-3 in Pretoria in a sheer display of dominance in their Super Rugby clash.

Stormers secure home play-off berth

Stormers secure home play-off berth

The Stormers secured a home quarter-final after claiming a deserved 22-3 victory over the Western Force in Perth.

Hurricanes dent Waratahs Finals Hopes

Hurricanes dent Waratahs Finals Hopes

The Hurricanes stayed in touch with the Australasian Conference leaders after claiming a crucial 28-17 win over the Waratahs in Sydney.

Crusaders run riot against Rebels

Five-star Crusaders run riot against Rebels

The Crusaders were in sensational form, running in 13 tries in a 85-26 victory over the Rebels in Christchurch.

Lions thump Kings in Jo'burg

Lions thump Kings in Jo'burg

The Lions took another step towards finishing the Super Rugby season as the number one ranked team thanks to a 57-21 win over the Kings.

Chiefs put 50 past hapless Reds

Chiefs put 50 past hapless Reds

The Chiefs consolidated their position at the top of the New Zealand Conference after claiming a 33-5 victory over Reds in Brisbane.

Blues Dent Brumbies Finals Hopes

Blues Dent Brumbies Finals Hopes

The Blues put in arguably their best performance of the season as they stunned the Brumbies, winning 40-15 at Eden Park.

Super Rugby Round 15 Team of the Week

Super Rugby Round 15 Team of the Week

Force fullback and new Wallaby Dane Haylett-Petty continued his fine form to lead the Super Rugby Round 15 Team of the Week.

Super Rugby Referees: Round 16

Super Rugby Referees: Round 16

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 16 of the 2016 Super Rugby season.

Dominant bonus-point win for Lions

Dominant bonus-point win for Lions

The Lions secured top spot in Africa Two on Saturday after they beat the Sharks 37-10 in a one-sided clash at Ellis Park in Johannesburg.

Highlanders run away from Kings

Highlanders run away from Kings

The Highlanders kept in touch with New Zealand's high-flying teams with a 48-18 victory over the Kings at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

Wet weather win for Jaguares

Wet weather win for Jaguares

The Jaguares picked up only their third victory of the Super Rugby season on Saturday as they beat the Bulls 29-11 in Buenos Aires.

Cheetahs hang on after Force comeback

Cheetahs hang on after Force comeback

The Cheetahs won 30-29 against the Force in Bloemfontein after fighting off a courageous comeback from the Perth side.

Late Stormers blitz hits Rebels

Late Stormers blitz hits Rebels

The Stormers recorded a bonus point win as they beat the Rebels 57-31 in Melbourne as the visitors dominated the set pieces. 

Hurricanes fight back to beat Blues

Hurricanes fight back to beat Blues

The Hurricanes fought back from a seven-point half-time deficit to claim a 37-27 victory over the Blues in Wellington.

Waratahs cruise past Sunwolves

Waratahs cruise past Sunwolves

The Waratahs kept their play-off hopes alive when they cruised to a convincing 57-12 victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo.

Brumbies get the job done against Reds

Brumbies get the job done against Reds

The Brumbies made a winning return to Super Rugby after securing a deserved 43-24victory over the Reds in Canberra.

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