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Waratahs fight back to beat Reds

Waratahs fight back to beat Reds

The Waratahs claimed their third victory of the season as they got the better of the Reds in a close one, winning 29-26 at Suncorp Stadium.

Sunwolves Earn Bonus Point in Hamilton

Sunwolves Earn Bonus Point in Hamilton

The Chiefs moved provisionally top of the Super Rugby standings on Saturday after they saw off an impressive and committed Sunwolves side 27-20.

Highlanders leave Stormers red-faced

Highlanders leave Stormers red-faced

The Highlanders recorded their highest ever total against the Stormers when they thrashed the South African franchise 59-14 at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Round 10.

Super Rugby Centurion Club

Super Rugby Centurion Club

Shortly Matt Todd will join the six players currently playing in the Crusaders squad that have earned 100 games of experience in the competition, more than any other team in the competition.

Super Rugby Rd #9: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #9: Team of the Week

The Round 9 team of the week has representatives from nine of the teams with the player of the week being Highlanders centre Matt Faddes who scored two tries, had 15 carries and ran for 174 metres against the Sunwolves in Invercargill.

Super Rugby Round 10 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 10 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 10 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Two see red in Durban draw

Two see red in Durban draw

The Sharks and Rebels each had a player red carded on Saturday as they played out a 9-9 draw in their Super Rugby meeting in Durban.

Bulls fight back to edge Cheetahs

Bulls fight back to edge Cheetahs

The Bulls' recent resurgence continued when they claimed a 20-14 victory over the Cheetahs in Pretoria on Saturday.

Chiefs tame the Force

Chiefs tame the Force

The Chiefs ended their tour on a high with a hard-fought 16-7 victory over the Western Force in Perth.

Crusaders 8-Try Masterclass against Stormers

Crusaders 8-Try Masterclass against Stormers

The Crusaders recorded their highest ever score over the Stormers, scoring eight tries and winning 57-24 in Christchurch. 

Highlanders Workmanlike Against Spirited Sunwolves

Highlanders Workmanlike Against Spirited Sunwolves

The Highlanders made it five wins in a row when they beat the spirited Sunwolves 40-15 at Invercargill Stadium.

Lions squeeze past spirited Jaguares

Lions squeeze past spirited Jaguares

The Lions were made to work hard before securing a 24-21 victory over a spirited Jaguares side in Johannesburg on Friday. 

Kings stun ‘Tahs in Sydney

Kings stun ‘Tahs in Sydney

The Kings secured a massively significant 26-17 come-from-behind victory over the Waratahs in Sydney on Friday.

Hurricanes smash the Brumbies

Hurricanes smash the Brumbies

Eight converted tries from the Hurricanes ensured a comprehensive 56-21 win over the Brumbies in Hamilton on Friday.

Last Quarter the Most Fruitful

Last Quarter the Most Fruitful

Super Rugby 2017 has already seen its fair share of point scoring achievements, but it’s the final quarter of games that have proven to be the most fruitful for teams looking to pile on the points or catch up to their opposition. 

Super Rugby Rd #8: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #8: Team of the Week

The Round 8 team of the week has a formidable and experienced backrow in Kieran Read, George Smith and Jerome Kaino. It is led by mercurial Hurricanes fly-half Beauden Barrett who ran for 204 metres, made four clean breaks and beat 9 defenders against the Blues in Auckland.

Super Rugby Round 9 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 9 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 9 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Bulls get back to winning ways

Bulls get back to winning ways

The Bulls picked up only their second victory of 2017 on Saturday as they got the better of the Jaguares, winning 26-13 at Loftus Versfeld.

Lions overcome Stormers at Newlands

Lions overcome Stormers at Newlands

The Lions earned a hard-fought 16-29 victory over the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday

Chiefs comeback to beat Cheetahs

Chiefs comeback to beat Cheetahs

A blistering comeback from the Chiefs ensured they emerged 41-27 victors over the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Rebels squeeze past Brumbies for first win

Rebels squeeze past Brumbies for first win

The Rebels claimed their first Super Rugby win of the season when they beat the Brumbies 19-17 in Melbourne on Saturday.

Hurricanes win thriller against Blues

Hurricanes win thriller against Blues

A late try from Mark Abbott secured a 28-24 win for the Hurricanes over the Blues in a thrilling contest in Auckland on Saturday.

Reds too good for spirited Kings

Reds too good for spirited Kings

The Reds got their campaign back on track when they claimed a deserved 47-34 victory over the Kings in Brisbane on Saturday.

Eight-try Crusaders Cruise Past Sunwolves

Eight-try Crusaders Cruise Past Sunwolves

The Crusaders made it seven wins from seven in 2017 when they cruised to a deserved eight-try 50-3 victory over the Sunwolves in Christchurch.

Hurricanes On Track for Scoring Record

Hurricanes On Track for Scoring Record

The Hurricanes are by far the most potent attacking team in the competition so far in 2017; their 285 points scored in just six games so far are 44 more than any other team in the competition and 85 more than the next most potent New Zealand outfit.

Wyatt Crockett Becomes Most Capped Super Rugby Player

Wyatt Crockett Becomes Most Capped Super Rugby Player

SANZAAR would like to congratulate Crusader's prop Wyatt Crockett who will set a Super Rugby appearance record on Friday when he lines up for the BNZ Crusaders in Christchurch against the Sunwolves in Round 8.

 

Super Rugby Rd #7: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #7: Team of the Week

Players from 8 different teams make this weeks team that is led by Chiefs fullback Damian McKenzie who continues to be one of Super Rugby's most potent attacking players with 16 carries and 132 metres gained against the Stormers in Cape Town.

Super Rugby Round 8 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 8 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 8 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Force Edge Kings in 11-try Thriller

Force Edge Kings in 11-try Thriller

The Western Force were able to just see off a willing Kings side to win 46-41 in a thriller at nib Stadium in Perth.

Sharks scrape past physical Jaguares

Sharks scrape past physical Jaguares

The Sharks battled past a spirited Jaguares side to claim a 18-13 victory at King's Park in Durban on Saturday.

Kolisi leads Stormers to epic win

Kolisi leads Stormers to epic win

Siya Kolisi led his charges to an incredible 34-26 victory in a thriller at Newlands Stadium.

Six-try Brumbies thrash hapless Reds

Six-try Brumbies thrash hapless Reds

The Brumbies consolidated their spot at the top of the Australian Conference when they beat the Reds 43-10 in Canberra on Saturday.

Highlanders fightback floors Blues

Highlanders fightback floors Blues

The Highlanders' recent resurgence continued when they claimed a hard-fought 26-20 victory over the Blues in Dunedin on Saturday.

Sunwolves Stun Bulls in Tokyo

Sunwolves Stun Bulls in Tokyo

The Sunwolves claimed their first win of the Super Rugby season with a thrilling 21-20 comeback victory over the Bulls in Tokyo.

Hurricanes Overcome Tahs in 10-try battle

Hurricanes Overcome Tahs in 10-try battle

The Hurricanes moved a point behind the Crusaders at the top of the New Zealand table after they beat the Waratahs 38-28 at Westpac Stadium despite a red card to Beauden Barrett.

Super Rugby Rd #6: Team of the Week

Super Rugby Rd #6: Team of the Week

Players from 11 different teams make this weeks team that is led by Stormers fullback SP Marias who ran for 98 metres, produced seven offloads and assisted in four tries - which is the most since 2011 - against the Cheetahs in Cape Town.

Derbies and Familiar Foes

Derbies and Familiar Foes

After a 6th round of Super Rugby action which saw no derbies, rugby fans will be treated to a brace of exciting national rivalries in Round 7 this weekend...

Super Rugby Round 7 Referee Appointments

Super Rugby Round 7 Referee Appointments

SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 7 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Bonus-point win for Crusaders

Bonus-point win for Crusaders

The Crusaders made it six victories from six so far in Super Rugby as they got the better of the Waratahs, winning 41-22 at Allianz Stadium.

Stormers put 50 on Cheetahs

Stormers put 50 on Cheetahs

The Stormers made it five victories out of five in Super Rugby this season as they outclassed the Cheetahs, winning 53-10 at Newlands.

Lions edge Sharks in thriller

Lions edge Sharks in thriller

The Lions moved five points clear at the Africa 2 summit after they won a thrilling derby against the Sharks 34-29 at Ellis Park on Saturday.

Hurricanes battle past fiery Reds

Hurricanes battle past fiery Reds

The Hurricanes' class shone through to overcome a spirited Reds side 34-15 in Brisbane.

Chiefs survive Bulls scare

Chiefs survive Bulls scare

The Chiefs came from behind to claim a 28-12 win against the stubborn Bulls in Hamilton. 

Blues overcome spirited Force

Blues overcome spirited Force

The Blues managed to overcome a sturdy Force defence to claim a 24-15 victory in Auckland.

Highlanders cruise past Rebels

Highlanders cruise past Rebels

The Highlanders claimed their third win of the season as they were too good for the Rebels, winning 51-12 in Dunedin.

Who Rules The Lineout?

Who Rules The Lineout?

The starting point for more tries than any other source this campaign, the lineout is the crux around which a Super Rugby attack is built and in 2017 there is already a clear cut strategy from teams to ensure they retain possession as often as possible from the throw.

The Importance of a Strong Bench

The Importance of a Strong Bench

It’s not enough to have a starting XV capable of controlling the game anymore; an experienced and ample helping of bench players is crucial to maintaining a consistent performance across an 80-minute Super Rugby fixture. 

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

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