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May 26

All square in Auckland as Blues and Chiefs end in 16-16 stalemate

The Chiefs and Blues played out a 16-all draw in wet conditions at Eden Park in Auckland, but the result, essentially, scuppers the visitor’s playoff chances as they are nine points behind the Crusaders. Piers Francis missed a 73rd-minute penalty that would have given his side the win. Moments earlier, some brilliance Damian McKenzie saw Johnny […]

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May 26

Reds vs Force live Super Rugby score update

In the second Super Rugby match on Friday in Round 14 the action moves to Brisbane Queensland where the Reds host the Western Force. There are just three points separating the Reds on 16 and the Force on 13 points in the Australian Conference. The Brumbies have 23 points so, in theory, the Force are […]

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May 26

Blues vs Chiefs live Super Rugby score update

Round 14 kicks off this weekend in Auckland where the Blues host the Chiefs at Eden Park on Friday with the hope of ending their losing streak to the Hamilton side. The Blues have not beaten the Chiefs since June 2011 as they have lost their last eleven matches against the Chiefs. Match detail We […]

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May 25

Bulls appoint John Mitchell as Executive of Rugby

Pretoria Super Rugby franchise the Bulls will have a new Executive of Rugby as their holding company the Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd have signed up former All Black coach John Mitchell. The former All Black coach has vast experience in Super Rugby as he coached the Western Force in Perth and the Lions in […]

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May 25

Brumbies unchanged for first Jaguares clash

Brumbies Super Rugby head coach Stephen Larkham has named his team to play the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday. Larkham has named an unchanged team for the first time this season as the coach has kept the faith with the team that defeated the Kings in Port Elizabeth last Saturday. The Brumbies pack is […]

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May 25

Nanai-Williams and Seu to continue playing Super Rugby for Chiefs

Hamilton Super rugby franchise the Chiefs have announced that they have re-signed Tim Nanai-Williams and Taleni Seu until 2018 and 2019 respectively. Utility backNanai-Williams, 27, has signed a one-year deal for 2018, while 23-year-old forward Seu has committed to the Chiefs for another two years through until 2019. Cooper, who will succeed Dave Rennie as […]

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May 25

Fleck changes Stormers backline for Sharks

Stormers Super Rugby head coach Robbie Fleck has named his team to play the Sharks at Kings Park Stadium in Durban on Saturday. Fleck has made some key changes to the backline including a new halfback pairing as scrumhalf Jano Vermaak links up with fit-again flyhalf Kurt Coleman who starts his first match this season. […]

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May 25

Strauss returns for Bulls clash with Hurricanes

Bulls Super Rugby head coach Nollis Marais has named his team to play the Hurricanes at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday and included regular captain Adriaan Strauss for this match.  Strauss missed the last two Super Rugby matches due to a foot injury, but returns to the middle of the scrum and takes over the captaincy […]

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May 25

Sharks change one for Stormers match

Sharks Super Rugby head coach Robert du Preez has named a team with one change for the Stormers in Durban this weekend. Du Preez has made just one change to the starting line up as oenie Oosthuizen returns after being rested for last week’s match in Singapore, with Lourens Adriaanse named on the bench. Lock […]

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May 25

Rebels make five changes for Crusaders

Rebels Super Rugby head coach Tony McGahan has named a Super Rugby team with five changes to the starting line up for this weekend’s match against the Crusaders in Melbourne. McGahan welcomes back captain Nic Stirzaker, Tom English and Sefa Naivalu from injury, while Colby Fainga’a returns to the starting line-up and Lopeti Timani shifted […]

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May 25

Cheetahs rotate for Sunwolves

Cheetahs Super Rugby head coach Franco Smith has named his team to play the Sunwolves at the Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium in Tokyo, Japan on Saturday.  The match is the Cheetahs last on tour and Smith has promoted Torsten van Jaarsveld to captain taking over from the injured Francois Venter. Van Jaarsveld will be the starting hooker, sending Elandré […]

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May 25

Hika Elliot to play his last Super Rugby season

Chiefs centurion Hikawera (Hika) Elliot will depart New Zealand at the conclusion of the 2017 Super Rugby season to link up with French club US Oyonnax. Elliot, 31, has signed a two-year deal with the Top 14 side, marking the end of a lengthy rugby career in New Zealand that includes four Test appearances for […]

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May 25

Dagg wings it for Crusaders against Rebels

Crusaders Super Rugby head coach Scott Robertson has named a team with ten changes for this weekend’s match against the Rebels in Melbourne. Robertson has made ten changes to the the starting fifteen that beat the Chiefs last weekend in Fiji. Last week’s bench front row of Wyatt Crockett, Ben Funnell and Mike Alaalatoa becomes […]

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May 25

Smith returns for Highlanders against Waratahs

Highlanders Super Rugby head coach Tony Brown has named his team to play the Waratahs in Dunedin and included All Black fullback Ben Smith. Highlanders co-captain Smith returns to the starting side after a three week break for injury to play his record equalling 127th game for the Highlanders. Smith stands beside former Highlanders captain […]

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May 25

Hurricanes shuffle for Bulls clash

Hurricanes Super Rugby head coach Chris Boyd has named a reshuffled team to play the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday. Boyd has named Vaea Fifita to start at blindside for the first time this season after starting the last four matches at lock. Fifita will join openside Ardie Savea and No.8 Brad […]

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May 25

Sunwolves name team to play Cheetahs

Sunwolves Super Rugby head coach Filo Tiatia has named his team to play the Cheetahs in Tokyo on Saturday at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium. More to follow. Sunwolves 1 Keita INAGAKI,2 Yusuke NIWAI, 3 Takuma ASAHARA4 , Kotaro YATABE, 5 , Sam WYKES, 6 , Malgene ILAUA, 7 , Shuhei MATSUHASHI, 8 , Rahboni WARREN […]

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