It may have been Halloween but New Zealand rugby set out its stall for the 2019 Super Rugby season with the five teams announcing their squads for the tournament.
With the Super Rugby concluded for 2018, it’s time to reflect on another season of stats and look at some key numbers that told the story of this year’s placings.
Super Rugby has been blessed with some scintillating try-scoring talent over the years, but the 2018 campaign has uncovered two of the best - and they’re on the cusp of something great.
We are down to four teams and it’s time to look at the trends of just what the semi-final stage might have in store for those clubs.
The Waratahs claimed a dramatic 30-23 come-from-behind victory over the Highlanders in a thrilling Super Rugby quarter-final at Allianz Stadium in Sydney.
With the regular season coming to a close the pressure really cranks up a notch as the top teams of 2018 begin to dream of lifting the Super Rugby trophy.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of Super Rugby.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week has players from nine of the 14 teams while Crusaders' wing George Bridge is Player of the Week.
The Highlanders delivered a potential knockout blow to the Rebels' quarter-final hopes with a 43-37 victory at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin.
The Crusaders made a winning return to Super Rugby action when they claimed a deserved 45-22 victory over the Highlanders in Christchurch.
The Super Rugby season has hit the home stretch and we take a look at what lies ahead in the road to the finals for the teams in the New Zealand conference.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #18 of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
A superb first-half performance from the Chiefs laid the platform as they defeated intra-country rivals Highlanders 45-22 in Suva.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #17 of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
SANZAAR has announced the tournament dates for the 2019 Super Rugby competition that will kick-off on Friday 15 February.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week is dominated by players from the winning teams as the Crusaders forge ahead in NZ Conference while the Waratahs and Rebels are locked into a battle for top spot in Australia.
The Highlanders continued with their impressive recent form when they beat the Hurricanes 30-14 in their Super Rugby clash in Dunedin.
Who are the best teams under pressure, who have the best discipline and who are conceding too many penalties....?
The Highlanders returned to winning ways with a hard-fought 18-15 victory over the Queensland Reds at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Saturday.
Tevita Nabura’s first half red card helped pave the way to a 41-12 victory for the Waratahs over the Highlanders in Sydney on Saturday.