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#Super Rugby

# super-rugby - This year 2022

Crusaders choke Blues into submission to win 13th Super Rugby title
# Crus' Control
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# Crus' Control

Crusaders choke Blues into submission to win 13th Super Rugby title

Jun 18th 2022, 10:58 AM 9,212 Views 8 Comments

A huge defensive shift, and a dismantling of the Blues’ lineout, saw Crusaders flip the script in Auckland.

Barrett brilliance helps Auckland Blues to set up all-New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific final
# Beauden Boy
From The42
# Beauden Boy

Barrett brilliance helps Auckland Blues to set up all-New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific final

Jun 11th 2022, 10:54 AM 8,249 Views 2 Comments

The Canterbury Crusaders await in the final after defeating the ACT Brumbies.

Record defence puts heroic Crusaders into Super final
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Record defence puts heroic Crusaders into Super final

Jun 10th 2022, 2:11 PM 9,195 Views 2 Comments

The 12-times champions extended their remarkable record of never losing a home knockout match.

Craig McGrath: From Boyne RFC to coaching the Blues in a Super Rugby semi
# Return Of The Mc
From The42
# Return Of The Mc

Craig McGrath: From Boyne RFC to coaching the Blues in a Super Rugby semi

Jun 8th 2022, 6:57 PM 6,975 Views 0 Comments

The Kiwi defence coach joined Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey on Wednesday’s Rugby Weekly Extra, three days out from the Blues’ clash with the Brumbies.

All Blacks skipper Cane to undergo scan on knee injury, while Barrett drop goal downs Brumbies
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

All Blacks skipper Cane to undergo scan on knee injury, while Barrett drop goal downs Brumbies

May 22nd 2022, 10:33 AM 4,923 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, the Crusaders continued their ominous form with a ruthless rout of Pacific newcomers Fijian Drua, who have now lost 11 from 13.

Moana Pasifika's Super Rugby debut delayed again
# Waikato Chiefs
From The42
# Waikato Chiefs

Moana Pasifika's Super Rugby debut delayed again

Feb 22nd 2022, 8:09 AM 6,493 Views 1 Comment

There were hopes they would take to the field against Waikato Chiefs on Sunday.

Western Force release Australia international Timani because he's unvaccinated
# Covid-19
From The42
# Covid-19

Western Force release Australia international Timani because he's unvaccinated

Feb 16th 2022, 10:47 AM 8,496 Views 12 Comments

Covid-19 travel regulations and policies will prevent Timani from playing this season.

# super-rugby - Last year 2021

Moana Pasifika continue to announce new signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022
# Pacific Islands
From The42
# Pacific Islands

Moana Pasifika continue to announce new signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022

Oct 29th 2021, 11:27 AM 7,546 Views 1 Comment

The Fijian Drua are also joining the competition next year.

Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25

Oct 18th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,217 Views 3 Comments

Sonny Bill Williams has led tributes to the Super Rugby star.

Super Rugby newcomers Fijiian Drua appoint experienced Aussie as first ever head coach
# Man Of The World
From The42
# Man Of The World

Super Rugby newcomers Fijiian Drua appoint experienced Aussie as first ever head coach

Sep 24th 2021, 11:17 AM 3,686 Views 0 Comments

Former AFL champion Mick Byrne has previously worked as skills coach for the All Blacks, Australia, Japan and Scotland.

Super Rugby gets Pacific rebrand for new season
# New Look
From The42
# New Look

Super Rugby gets Pacific rebrand for new season

Aug 30th 2021, 8:13 AM 10,703 Views 9 Comments

The competition will expand to 12 teams next year to include two Pacific Island sides.

Late burst ends Blues' 18-year Super title drought
# Trans-tasman
From The42
# Trans-tasman

Late burst ends Blues' 18-year Super title drought

Jun 19th 2021, 12:17 PM 9,853 Views 6 Comments

The all-New Zealand final to the Australasian championship was an intensely physical battle.

Blues hammer Brumbies to stay top, Crusaders pummel Waratahs
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Blues hammer Brumbies to stay top, Crusaders pummel Waratahs

May 29th 2021, 11:20 AM 4,385 Views 2 Comments

New Zealand clubs continue to dominate the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition.

No retirement u-turn for CJ Stander following approach from the Bulls
# Standing Firm
From The42
# Standing Firm

No retirement u-turn for CJ Stander following approach from the Bulls

May 26th 2021, 11:38 AM 40,803 Views 30 Comments

Bulls coach Jake White revealed that the Ireland international has ruled out a return.

The Kiwi teams are now 10/10 against the Aussies in Super Rugby
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

The Kiwi teams are now 10/10 against the Aussies in Super Rugby

May 22nd 2021, 2:07 PM 5,758 Views 8 Comments

Richie Mo’unga starred again as the Crusaders hammered the Reds.

Heem triple in Blues romp, Chiefs tame Brumbies
# Trans-tasman
From The42
# Trans-tasman

Heem triple in Blues romp, Chiefs tame Brumbies

May 22nd 2021, 10:39 AM 3,577 Views 0 Comments

Auckland have now posted 98 points from two matches in an impressive start to the competition.

Crusaders escape as Brumbies miss last-chance conversion
# Let Off
From The42
# Let Off

Crusaders escape as Brumbies miss last-chance conversion

May 15th 2021, 11:12 AM 7,389 Views 7 Comments

It went right down to the wire in Christchurch earlier.

Crusaders bounce back to set up Super Rugby Aotearoa final against Chiefs
# Last Men Standing
From The42
# Last Men Standing

Crusaders bounce back to set up Super Rugby Aotearoa final against Chiefs

Apr 25th 2021, 10:29 AM 6,664 Views 1 Comment

After two uncharacteristic losses in their past three matches, the Crusaders fired on all cylinders.

Dramatic victory for the Chiefs thanks to last-gasp Damian McKenzie kick
# Wellington Booted
From The42
# Wellington Booted

Dramatic victory for the Chiefs thanks to last-gasp Damian McKenzie kick

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:27 AM 5,321 Views 6 Comments

The result puts the Chiefs ahead of the Auckland Blues in the race for a final berth.

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

Apr 17th 2021, 11:06 AM 6,930 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era
# Blues
From The42
# Blues

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era

Apr 15th 2021, 7:30 PM 21,150 Views 8 Comments

The Blues ripped up the Super 12 in 2003 with a thrilling group of players.

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year
# Join The Club
From The42
# Join The Club

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year

Apr 14th 2021, 8:08 AM 6,706 Views 6 Comments

Two Pacific teams set to make up a 12-team competition from the 2022 season onwards.

New Zealand TV presenter apologises for using mock accent while describing Japanese player's display
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

New Zealand TV presenter apologises for using mock accent while describing Japanese player's display

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:34 AM 14,172 Views 28 Comments

Joe Wheeler was referring to Japanese international Kazuki Himeno after a Super Rugby Aotearoa match on Friday.

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues

Mar 27th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,571 Views 4 Comments

Damian McKenzie ensured the Waikato Chiefs revival continued on Saturday.

Barrett scores all 30 as Hurricanes snap losing streak
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Barrett scores all 30 as Hurricanes snap losing streak

Mar 26th 2021, 9:53 AM 8,264 Views 3 Comments

Aaron Smith faced a special haka as he became the most capped Highlander ever.

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs

Mar 13th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,736 Views 10 Comments

Leicester Fainga’anuku’s brilliant try arrived in the first half.

Super Rugby AU to stream live for free in Ireland
# Bonzer
From The42
# Bonzer

Super Rugby AU to stream live for free in Ireland

Mar 10th 2021, 11:26 AM 12,854 Views 4 Comments

Western Force and Rob Kearney’s meeting with the Rebels on Friday will be available to watch on World Rugby’s website.

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,465 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

# super-rugby - All time

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds
# Heir Apparent
From The42
# Heir Apparent

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Nov 24th 2020, 6:25 PM 14,388 Views 0 Comments

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament

Nov 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 5,357 Views 2 Comments

The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force
# New Chapter
From The42
# New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

Sep 29th 2020, 8:47 AM 41,577 Views 25 Comments

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

Queensland Reds edge out Melbourne Rebels to book Super Rugby final spot
# Onwards
From The42
# Onwards

Queensland Reds edge out Melbourne Rebels to book Super Rugby final spot

Sep 12th 2020, 1:33 PM 4,296 Views 0 Comments

The ACT Brumbies will provide the opposition in next week’s decider.

Handre Pollard backs plans for more South African sides to join Pro14
# Boks Clever
From The42
# Boks Clever

Handre Pollard backs plans for more South African sides to join Pro14

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:34 AM 8,825 Views 11 Comments

Reports that Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers could trade Super Rugby for Pro14.

Waratahs keep Super Rugby hopes alive after edging out Rebels in nine-try thriller
# All To Play For
From The42
# All To Play For

Waratahs keep Super Rugby hopes alive after edging out Rebels in nine-try thriller

Aug 29th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,757 Views 0 Comments

It finished 38-32 to send the season to the wire.

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess
# Stalemate
From The42
# Stalemate

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

Aug 18th 2020, 12:14 PM 12,782 Views 4 Comments

Governing body SANZAAR insists it still has a part to play, even though Australia and New Zealand have left it out in the cold on discussions about Super Rugby’s future.

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition
# NZ
From The42
# NZ

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition

Aug 15th 2020, 2:54 PM 9,312 Views 3 Comments

The Otago side stormed home to beat the Hurricanes.

Young Wallaby hot shot scores emotional try as Reds hold off charging Rebels
# Onslaught
From The42
# Onslaught

Young Wallaby hot shot scores emotional try as Reds hold off charging Rebels

Aug 15th 2020, 2:33 PM 7,994 Views 0 Comments

Jordan Petaia bagged the opening try on his return to action after his father died suddenly this month.

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge

Aug 9th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,857 Views 4 Comments

Three tries in the final quarter secured their fourth successive Super title.

Gordon the hat-trick hero as Waratahs trounce Reds
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Gordon the hat-trick hero as Waratahs trounce Reds

Aug 8th 2020, 1:24 PM 4,557 Views 0 Comments

NSW Waratahs smashed the shellshocked Queensland Reds reignite their season.

Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt
# Tense
From The42
# Tense

Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt

Aug 8th 2020, 11:48 AM 7,732 Views 8 Comments

Warren Gatland’s Chiefs have lost all eight games since the lockdown.

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