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# super-rugby - Tuesday 29 September, 2020

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

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

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

# super-rugby - Saturday 12 September, 2020

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

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

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

# super-rugby - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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

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

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

# super-rugby - Saturday 29 August, 2020

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

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

# super-rugby - Tuesday 18 August, 2020

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

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

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.

# super-rugby - Saturday 15 August, 2020

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

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

The Otago side stormed home to beat the Hurricanes.

From The42 Young Wallaby hot shot scores emotional try as Reds hold off charging Rebels Onslaught This post contains videos

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

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

# super-rugby - Sunday 9 August, 2020

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

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge

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

# super-rugby - Saturday 8 August, 2020

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

Gordon the hat-trick hero as Waratahs trounce Reds

NSW Waratahs smashed the shellshocked Queensland Reds reignite their season.

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

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

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

# super-rugby - Friday 7 August, 2020

From The42 Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled Options

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled

South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 5 August, 2020

From The42 All Black Jordie Barrett opts against switch from Hurricanes for 2021 Option

All Black Jordie Barrett opts against switch from Hurricanes for 2021

The 23-year-old had an option in his contract that would have allowed him to move.

# super-rugby - Sunday 2 August, 2020

From The42 Blues hold off Highlanders to keep title hopes alive Super Rugby

Blues hold off Highlanders to keep title hopes alive

Auckland now need the table-topping Canterbury Crusaders to lose next weekend.

# super-rugby - Sunday 26 July, 2020

From The42 14-man Auckland Blues edge five-try clash with hapless Chiefs to revive title hopes Super Rugby

14-man Auckland Blues edge five-try clash with hapless Chiefs to revive title hopes

The win sees the Blues move up to second on the table.

# super-rugby - Sunday 19 July, 2020

From The42 Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs Super Rugby

Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs

The former Wales boss has now presided over five straight defeats.

# super-rugby - Saturday 18 July, 2020

From The42 South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up New Look

South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up

Threat to Super Rugby has left four of South Africa’s teams in limbo.

# super-rugby - Friday 17 July, 2020

From The42 New Zealand unveil plans to axe South African teams from Super Rugby Revamp

New Zealand unveil plans to axe South African teams from Super Rugby

Argentina’s Jaguares would also be culled as part of plans for a revamp of the tournament.

# super-rugby - Sunday 12 July, 2020

From The42 Smith and Perenara both snipe in for tries as Hurricanes see off Highlanders Aotearoa This post contains videos

Smith and Perenara both snipe in for tries as Hurricanes see off Highlanders

A break and beautiful pass from Jordie Barrett helped the ‘Canes into a 17-0 lead, but the Highlanders fought back.

# super-rugby - Saturday 11 July, 2020

From The42 Powerful finish from fired-up Crusaders too much for Blues Super Rugby

Powerful finish from fired-up Crusaders too much for Blues

The Blues saw a chance to rewrite history slip away.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

From The42 Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

The Brumbies scored an excellent try in behind the lineout against the Rebels.

# super-rugby - Sunday 5 July, 2020

50/22 kicks, 22/50 kicks, and goal line drop-outs: Australia's new law trials

We saw the first few examples of Super Rugby AU’s law trials this weekend.

From The42 Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat Gats

Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat

Jordie Barrett was the star as the Canes recorded their first win in Super Rugby Aotearoa.

# super-rugby - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Rebels bemoan ill-discipline as Brumbies pick up where they left off

Brumbies flew out of the blocks in their opener of the 10-round domestic Super Rugby competition.

From The42 Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display Super Rugby

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display

In yet another superb game of Super Rugby, the Crusaders finished off the Highlanders in style with three tries in the final quarter.

# super-rugby - Friday 3 July, 2020

From The42 Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia Super Rugby

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia

Australian rugby returned with a bang today as the Queensland Reds pipped the NSW Waratahs 32-26.

# super-rugby - Monday 29 June, 2020

From The42 Barrett, McKenzie, Carbery - The value of being able to kick with your 'bad' foot Left Foot

Barrett, McKenzie, Carbery - The value of being able to kick with your 'bad' foot

The Blues fullback has been using his left foot frequently in Super Rugby Aotearoa.

# super-rugby - Sunday 28 June, 2020

From The42 Crusaders take rare chances to extend home run to 35 Super Rugby

Crusaders take rare chances to extend home run to 35

Warren Gatland’s Chiefs were beaten in an ‘arm wrestle’.

# super-rugby - Saturday 27 June, 2020

From The42 Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller Super Rugby

Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller

Highlanders fight back from 12-point half-deficit but miss a key kick late on.

# super-rugby - Friday 26 June, 2020

From The42 All Blacks captain Cane returns from injury for Gatland's Chiefs Team News

All Blacks captain Cane returns from injury for Gatland's Chiefs

The Crusaders are unchanged as they aim to pick up where they left off.

# super-rugby - Sunday 21 June, 2020

From The42 Champions Crusaders return to Super Rugby action with 14-point win over Hurricanes Super Rugby

Champions Crusaders return to Super Rugby action with 14-point win over Hurricanes

The visitors scored five tries to get their campaign back up and running.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

From The42 Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses Super Rugby

Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses

The return of rugby in New Zealand underlined that Eddie Jones might have been ahead of the curve again.

# super-rugby - Monday 15 June, 2020

From The42 Blues captain Tuipulotu the latest Kiwi to pen new deal until next World Cup All Blacks

Blues captain Tuipulotu the latest Kiwi to pen new deal until next World Cup

The 27-year-old lock helped his side to a win over the Hurricanes yesterday.

# super-rugby - Sunday 14 June, 2020

From The42 Blues introduce Barrett to 43,000 crowd with impressive Super Rugby win Flying Start

Blues introduce Barrett to 43,000 crowd with impressive Super Rugby win

The Blues overran the Hurricanes 30-20 at Eden Park.

# super-rugby - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Gatland 'not happy' after his son's late drop goal thwarts the Chiefs

Things could get a little bit awkward at the breakfast table in the Gatland household tomorrow morning.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

From The42 Australia's Super Rugby competition confirmed for 3 July kick-off Coronavirus

Australia's Super Rugby competition confirmed for 3 July kick-off

Innovation and ‘a new brand of rugby’ has been promised by Rugby Australia CEO Rob Clarke.

# super-rugby - Monday 8 June, 2020

From The42 No crowd limits as Super Rugby returns in New Zealand this weekend

No crowd limits as Super Rugby returns in New Zealand this weekend

The actions gets underway on Saturday with the Highlanders hosting the Chiefs.

# super-rugby - Thursday 4 June, 2020

'We're all imagining him and Beauden Barrett linking up at 10 and 15'

The lads on The42 Rugby Weekly are very excited about Dan Carter’s return to Kiwi rugby.

From The42 Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby Back Home

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby

The legendary fly-half has signed a deal with the Auckland Blues at the age of 38.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

All Blacks legend Dan Carter in line for Super Rugby return

According to several media outlets, the 38-year-old has agreed a short-term deal to play for the Blues.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

From The42 Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby Tweaks

Red-carded players to be replaced after 20 minutes in Kiwi Super Rugby

The new competition will feature a golden point system and a renewed focus on the breakdown.

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