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#Super Rugby

# super-rugby - Tuesday 7 July, 2020

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

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

Jul 7th 2020, 3:59 PM 5,075 Views 2 Comments

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
# First Glimpse
From The42
# First Glimpse

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

Jul 5th 2020, 5:28 PM 11,972 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 5th 2020, 8:48 AM 9,155 Views 7 Comments

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
# Business As Usual
From The42
# Business As Usual

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

Jul 4th 2020, 1:14 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 4th 2020, 10:36 AM 3,955 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:47 PM 4,018 Views 1 Comment

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

# super-rugby - Monday 29 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 29th 2020, 5:56 PM 7,143 Views 7 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Sunday 28 June, 2020

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

Crusaders take rare chances to extend home run to 35

Jun 28th 2020, 9:17 AM 6,118 Views 0 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Saturday 27 June, 2020

Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Blues defeat the Highlanders in a thriller

Jun 27th 2020, 11:07 AM 7,269 Views 4 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Friday 26 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 26th 2020, 9:22 AM 2,980 Views 5 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Sunday 21 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 21st 2020, 9:31 AM 6,224 Views 8 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Tuesday 16 June, 2020

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

Why numbers on jerseys matter less than ever as rugby progresses

Jun 16th 2020, 7:30 PM 14,258 Views 8 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 15th 2020, 1:26 PM 3,600 Views 0 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Sunday 14 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 14th 2020, 9:05 AM 13,466 Views 7 Comments

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
# Highland Fling
From The42
# Highland Fling

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

Jun 13th 2020, 5:44 PM 17,177 Views 8 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 10th 2020, 8:29 AM 2,378 Views 0 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Monday 8 June, 2020

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

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

Jun 8th 2020, 8:53 AM 6,259 Views 4 Comments

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'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

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

Jun 4th 2020, 4:34 PM 13,428 Views 1 Comment

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

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby
# Back Home
From The42
# Back Home

Carter confirms shock return to Super Rugby

Jun 4th 2020, 8:05 AM 9,665 Views 5 Comments

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
# Can't Keep A Good Dan Down
From The42
# Can't Keep A Good Dan Down

All Blacks legend Dan Carter in line for Super Rugby return

Jun 3rd 2020, 10:25 PM 6,399 Views 1 Comment

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

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

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

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:12 AM 8,118 Views 8 Comments

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

# super-rugby - Monday 1 June, 2020

Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails
# Out Of The Game
From The42
# Out Of The Game

Sunwolves exit Super Rugby as bid to join Australia league fails

Jun 1st 2020, 8:45 PM 26,826 Views 11 Comments

The decision ends a nearly five-year run in Super Rugby for the Japanese club.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 27 May, 2020

Return of Western Force confirmed for Aussie-based Super Rugby tournament
# Perth Glory
From The42
# Perth Glory

Return of Western Force confirmed for Aussie-based Super Rugby tournament

May 27th 2020, 9:03 AM 5,026 Views 2 Comments

It is still not clear if Japan’s Sunwolves will feature.

# super-rugby - Thursday 21 May, 2020

World Cup winner Pieter-Steph du Toit withdraws contract termination notice
# PSDT
From The42
# PSDT

World Cup winner Pieter-Steph du Toit withdraws contract termination notice

May 21st 2020, 9:57 AM 8,732 Views 6 Comments

The 27-year-old is staying with the Stormers and Western Province.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 13 May, 2020

World Cup-winning All Blacks wing Milner-Skudder signs for Highlanders
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

World Cup-winning All Blacks wing Milner-Skudder signs for Highlanders

May 13th 2020, 7:52 AM 6,083 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old’s move to Toulon fell through due to a shoulder injury.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 12 May, 2020

Western Force set to return as Australia plans for rugby restart in July
# Plan B
From The42
# Plan B

Western Force set to return as Australia plans for rugby restart in July

May 12th 2020, 11:17 AM 5,491 Views 3 Comments

Sanzaar suspended Super Rugby in mid-March after the coronavirus pandemic closed international borders.

# super-rugby - Monday 11 May, 2020

June fixture list unveiled for Kiwi Super Rugby sides
# Rugby Returns
From The42
# Rugby Returns

June fixture list unveiled for Kiwi Super Rugby sides

May 11th 2020, 10:27 AM 4,696 Views 4 Comments

Reports in Australia say their sides, including the revived Western Force, may follow suit in July.

# super-rugby - Thursday 7 May, 2020

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month
# Derbies
From The42
# Derbies

We could be watching Super Rugby from New Zealand as soon as next month

May 7th 2020, 9:28 AM 6,484 Views 4 Comments

The five Kiwi sides are set to play each other home and away over the course of 10 weeks.

# super-rugby - Monday 4 May, 2020

Sanzaar shuts down talk of Australia-NZ competition
# Trans-tasman
From The42
# Trans-tasman

Sanzaar shuts down talk of Australia-NZ competition

May 4th 2020, 9:29 AM 7,317 Views 14 Comments

However the governing body also said this year’s Super Rugby competition is likely to have “a strong domestic focus in each territory given the travel, border and government restrictions that we believe we will have to adhere to”.

# super-rugby - Monday 27 April, 2020

New Zealand clubs to propose shake-up aimed at keeping Super Rugby 'relevant'
# Review
From The42
# Review

New Zealand clubs to propose shake-up aimed at keeping Super Rugby 'relevant'

Apr 27th 2020, 8:40 AM 8,041 Views 6 Comments

The review will look at a range of options that would be beneficial for New Zealand, says Mark Robinson.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

New Zealand rugby slash salaries and make emergency grants with fears over huge losses in 2020
# Cutting Back
From The42
# Cutting Back

New Zealand rugby slash salaries and make emergency grants with fears over huge losses in 2020

Apr 1st 2020, 8:16 AM 4,684 Views 5 Comments

It has been warned the coronavirus pandemic could cost it up to NZ$100 million (US$60 million) in lost revenue.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 25 March, 2020

World Cup-winning coach Jake White takes charge of Super Rugby strugglers
# Bull Run
From The42
# Bull Run

World Cup-winning coach Jake White takes charge of Super Rugby strugglers

Mar 25th 2020, 5:51 PM 3,836 Views 0 Comments

His mission is for the Bulls to ‘re-invent and re-mould the face of rugby’ in South Africa.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 18 March, 2020

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions
# Plans
From The42
# Plans

South Africa and New Zealand hope to launch new local derby competitions

Mar 18th 2020, 10:34 AM 6,182 Views 5 Comments

The plans will be met with extreme levels of doubt in many quarters.

# super-rugby - Sunday 15 March, 2020

Brumbies trounce Aussie rivals in final Super Rugby game before hiatus
# Until Next Time
From The42
# Until Next Time

Brumbies trounce Aussie rivals in final Super Rugby game before hiatus

Mar 15th 2020, 9:14 AM 6,083 Views 3 Comments

Tom Wright and Solomone Kata scored two tries apiece to help the Brumbies overcome the Waratahs.

# super-rugby - Saturday 14 March, 2020

Jaguares-Highlanders cancelled, declared a draw as Super Rugby belatedly suspend season
# Restrictions
From The42
# Restrictions

Jaguares-Highlanders cancelled, declared a draw as Super Rugby belatedly suspend season

Mar 14th 2020, 9:12 PM 6,079 Views 1 Comment

The multi-continent tournament was one of the few competitions still running this weekend.

Du Toit escapes with yellow despite TMO advice, Reds run Bulls ragged
# Lenient
From The42
# Lenient

Du Toit escapes with yellow despite TMO advice, Reds run Bulls ragged

Mar 14th 2020, 3:46 PM 20,993 Views 8 Comments

Scrum-half Louis Schreuder was stretchered off after the collision direct from the kick-off.

Crusaders go top of Super Rugby table, Blues take down Lions
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders go top of Super Rugby table, Blues take down Lions

Mar 14th 2020, 10:12 AM 5,827 Views 5 Comments

Auckland Blues stay in touch at the top with 43-10 win over Lions.

# super-rugby - Friday 13 March, 2020

Barrett's penalty edges out Gatland's Chiefs in thrilling Hurricanes win
# Highlights
From The42
# Highlights

Barrett's penalty edges out Gatland's Chiefs in thrilling Hurricanes win

Mar 13th 2020, 9:47 AM 4,085 Views 2 Comments

Jason Holland’s men were trailing by 10 points heading into the final quarter.

# super-rugby - Friday 6 March, 2020

20-year-old Louth native Michael McDonald makes Super Rugby debut
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

20-year-old Louth native Michael McDonald makes Super Rugby debut

Mar 6th 2020, 12:31 PM 14,393 Views 4 Comments

The 20-year-old scrum-half was a key player for the Australia U20s last year.

# super-rugby - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Brumbies break New Zealand duck to end Chiefs' winning start, Reds up and running in style
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Brumbies break New Zealand duck to end Chiefs' winning start, Reds up and running in style

Feb 22nd 2020, 12:33 PM 4,286 Views 2 Comments

Australian Conference rivals the Brumbies and the Reds enjoyed big wins on Saturday, the leaders recovering from an outbreak of mumps.