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Apr 25

‘Melbourne Brumbies’ joint venture not an option for ARU in Super Rugby cull

Rebels boss open to discussion of idea of merger with BrumbiesARU stand firm on decision to keep Canberra club safe from axeAustralian Rugby Union is holding firm on safeguarding the Brumbies from the Super Rugby chopping block, amid calls to merge the…

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Apr 24

Sharks name Super rugby squad to tour Argentina

Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has named a 25 man Super Rugby squad for this weekend’s match against Jaguares in Buenos Aires Argentina. Andre Esterhuizen, Garth April, Inny Radebe, Keegan Daniel, Kobus van Wyk and Pat Lambie were not considered for selection. “A strong travelling squad has been announced by du Preez, despite not […]

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Apr 24

Esterhuizen suspended for six weeks of Super Rugby

Sharks centre Andre Esterhuizen has been suspended for six weeks of Super Rugby by a Sanzaar Judicial Hearing for a dangerous tackle in his team’s draw with the Rebels. The SANZAAR Judicial Committee Hearing found Esterhuizen guilty of contravening Law 10.4(j) Lifting a Player from the ground and either dropping or driving that Player’s head […]

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Apr 23

Australian teams on course to record worst season in Super Rugby history

  • Midway through season conference ladder makes for uncomfortable reading
  • Australia already looks set to have just one finals spot guaranteed

Just past the halfway mark, Australia’s wretched results are on track to yield the country’s worst season in the 23-year history of Super Rugby.

The Australian conference ladder underlines just how badly the local sides are going in this season of discontent. The Brumbies lead despite having a 3-5 record, the supposedly strong Reds and Waratahs, who clash in Brisbane on Saturday, are both 2-6, the Western Force are 2-5 and the Melbourne Rebels 1-1-5.

Related: Kings embarrass NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby shock

Related: Force fall short as Chiefs win Super Rugby clash by nine points

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/23/australian-teams-on-course-to-record-worst-season-in-super-rugby-history

Apr 22

Sharks v Rebels Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017

Sharks v Rebels Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017
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Apr 22

Bulls v Cheetahs Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017

Bulls v Cheetahs Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017
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Apr 22

Sharks and Rebels play out a dour draw in Durban

Reece Hodge kicked a last play penalty as the Sharks and Rebels played out a rare tryless draw at Kings Park in Durban after both teams had a man red carded in a forgettable game on Africa’s east coast. Curwin Bosch’s 78th-minute penalty, moments earlier, had given his team a 9-6 lead with 90 seconds […]

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Apr 22

Bulls break Cheetahs resistance with late comeback

The Bulls edged the Cheetahs 20-14 at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria, claiming their third win of the season in another bruising South African derby. This game was more graft than craft but, the home team fought back twice; from 3-11 down and then, 10-14 with 13 minutes left to play, thanks to Jesse Kriel’s late […]

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Apr 22

Sharks vs Rebels live Super Rugby score update

Durban Super Rugby franchise the Sharks host the final match of Super Rugby Round 9 and they play Melbourne’s Rebels. The Rebels have had a difficult season to date but last week picked up their first win of the season by beating Australian conference leaders the Brumbies. Will Miller makes his debut on the flank […]

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Apr 22

Force v Chiefs Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017

Force v Chiefs Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017
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Apr 22

Bulls vs Cheetahs live Super Rugby score update

Three-time Super Rugby champions the Bulls host local rivals the Cheetahs in this ninth round South African derby clash. The Bulls and the Cheetahs have played each other 18 times in Super Rugby and the Bulls have won all but three matches. Both sides have only won two games this campaign but, the Cheetahs have […]

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Apr 22

Force fall short as Chiefs win Super Rugby clash by nine points

  • Chiefs beat Western Force 16-7 at nib Stadium
  • The Perth public showed their support as the Force face the Super Rugby axe

The Western Force provided stiff opposition but ultimately came up short as the powerful Chiefs did enough to win their Super Rugby clash by nine points. The hosts were held scoreless in the second half to go down 16-7.

The Force were playing their first game since news broke that they and the Melbourne Rebels are facing the axe as the Super Rugby competition is reduced to 15 teams in 2018. Rugby WA has stood firm in fighting for the Force’s survival. The Perth public turned out to show their support with 14,089 fans attending in the best crowd figure of the season at nib Stadium.

Related: Kings embarrass NSW Waratahs in Super Rugby shock

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Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2017/apr/22/super-rugby-round-nine-saturday-match-reports

Apr 22

Crusaders v Stormers Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017

Crusaders v Stormers Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017
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Apr 22

Chiefs defeat the Force in battle of attrition in Perth

The Chiefs ground out a 7-16 win against the Force at nib Stadium in Perth and will return to New Zealand with two wins from three matches on their travels. This was not a spectacle. The game was littered with handling errors and both sides managed multiple phases of seven plays or more on only four […]

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Apr 22

Force say they have agreement to remain in Super rugby

Perth based Super rugby franchise the Western Force have said that they are “entitled to participate in Super Rugby” until 2020 and their position should not be in doubt. The Australian Rugby Union announced that one of the Force or the Rebels would be cut from Super Rugby next year but the Force have said […]

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Apr 22

Highlanders v Sunwolves Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017

Highlanders v Sunwolves Rd.9 Super Rugby Video Highlights 2017
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