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Jan 30

Stormers vs SWD Eagles 2018 Super Rugby warm up match | Super Rugby Video Highlights 2018

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Jan 29

Boyd to leave Hurricanes for Northampton Saints

Hurricanes Super Rugby winning head coach Chris Boyd has agreed to leave the Wellington team and take charge of English Premiership club Northampton Saints. Boyd has agreed a three year deal with Northampton Saints at Franklin’s Gardens and will join t…

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Jan 29

Super Rugby referees for 2018 announced

Super Rugby’s administrators Sanzaar have announced the refereeing team that will officiate Super Rugby matches throughout the 2018 season. Sanzaar have brought back the 15 team format which reduces the number of matches to 120 regular season mat…

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Jan 26

Sharks confirm 2018 Super Rugby squad

Sharks Super Rugby head coach Robert du Preez has confirmed a 45-strong squad of Super Rugby players for the 2018 Super Rugby season. The squad consists of 25 forwards and 20 backs, with 12 of the players named capped at Springbok level. There are also…

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Jan 26

Highlanders confirm Chiefs match in Fiji

Dunedin based Super Rugby team the Highlanders have confirmed their venues for the 2018 Super Rugby season including a match against thee Chiefs in Suva Fiji. The Highlanders will play a game in Suva, Fiji against the Chiefs on 30th June 2018. Both the…

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Jan 22

Red re-sign Lance for 2018 Super Rugby season

Queensland Super Rugby team the Reds have signed former Queensland representative Jono Lance after the Melbourne Rebels released him from his contract early. The 26-year-old will return to the Reds, where he made 20 Super Rugby appearances between 2011…

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Jan 22

Bulls name 2018 Super Rugby squad

New Bulls Super Rugby head coach John Mitchell has named a 38-strong playing squad as well as the team’s leadership for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Mitchell has named Burger Odendaal and loose forward, Nic de Jager, as co-captains for 2018. The squad …

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Jan 22

Pocock’s return for Brumbies delayed for 12 weeks

Former Wallabies captain David Pocock’s long-awaited return to Super rugby has been delayed after he underwent surgery on Saturday to repair a damaged knee. Twenty-nine-year-old Pocock took a 12-month sabbatical from Australian rugby last year bu…

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Jan 22

Read to miss half of Super Rugby season

All Blacks captain Kieran Read will miss around half of the Super Rugby season as he will have surgery on his back. Read will undergo undergo surgery on a prolapsed lumbar disc in his back which will rule him out of action for around four months. The A…

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Jan 22

Reds secure Lucas for the Super Rugby season

Queensland Super Rugby side the Reds have added back line depth to their squad for the 2018 Super Rugby season by signing former Queensland representative Ben Lucas. Lucas first represented Queensland from 2008 to 2014, notching 73 caps in Super Rugby …

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Jan 17

Former Wallaby George Smith arrested for punching Japanese taxi driver – reports

Smith reportedly apprehended by police in Japan after refusing to pay a 10,000 yen ($126) cab fare on new year’s eveThe Queensland Reds are braced for more off-field drama after revelations former Wallaby George Smith had been arrested for punching a J…

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Jan 15

Stormers lose Etzebeth for most of the Super Rugby season

Cape Town based Super Rugby team the Stormers could be without one of their big Springbok stars Eben Etzebeth for much of the 2018 season. Springbok lock Etzebeth is recovering from injuries he sustained while playing as captain of the South African na…

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Jan 15

Waratahs snap up potential All Blacks hooker

Sydney based Super 15 Rugby team the Waratahs have snapped up a potential All Blacks hooker in JP Sauni for the 2018 Super Rugby season. Auckland born Junior All Blacks forward JP Sauni has been signed by the Waratahs on a development contract. The 20-…

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Jan 11

Women’s ​​rugby is a successful sport whose time to share spotlight and money has come

New pay deal is not just tipping its hat at women’s rugby, it is a reflection of a changing mindset on its vital place in Australia’s rugby landscapeIt became another momentous day to mark down in the annals of women’s sport in Australia when on Wednes…

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Jan 10

Sopoaga to leave NZ after Super Rugby season

All Blacks and Highlanders first five-eighth Lima Sopoaga will leave New Zealand rugby and play in England for Wasps after the Super Rugby seasson. Twenty-six-year-old Sopoaga’s move would rule him out of contention for the 2019 Rugby World Cup a…

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Jan 10

Australian rugby union players negotiate pay rise in dark time for code

With declining ratings and attendances, Rugby Australia will use $5m generated by Force’s axing to pay for new conditionsDeparting Rugby Australia chief-executive Bill Pulver has made life a little easier for his successor Raelene Castle by negotiating…

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