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#Super Rugby

# super-rugby - Friday 21 February, 2020

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

First-half blitz sends Crusaders to top of Super Rugby standings

Feb 21st 2020, 11:08 AM 4,787 Views 0 Comments

Four tries in the first half helped the champions to see off the Highlanders today in Christchurch.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 12 February, 2020

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Ex-Connacht prop named on Highlanders bench after joining on short-term deal

Feb 12th 2020, 9:53 PM 14,162 Views 19 Comments

23-year-old Conán O’Donnell has linked up with the Kiwi franchise as injury cover.

# super-rugby - Saturday 8 February, 2020

Gatland goes two from two as Chiefs down defending champs Crusaders
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# Super Rugby

Gatland goes two from two as Chiefs down defending champs Crusaders

Feb 8th 2020, 12:25 PM 11,059 Views 7 Comments

Chiefs came from behind to extend their 100% start to the new campaign.

# super-rugby - Thursday 6 February, 2020

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

Irish prop Jager gets second consecutive Super Rugby start for Crusaders

Feb 6th 2020, 4:13 PM 12,229 Views 18 Comments

The 24-year-old has been involved with the Kiwi franchise since 2017.

# super-rugby - Friday 31 January, 2020

Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO
# Audio
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# Audio

Bravo to Super Rugby for finally allowing fans in the stadium to hear the TMO

Jan 31st 2020, 8:52 AM 6,644 Views 5 Comments

The supporters at Eden Park could eavesdrop on the chat between the referee and his TMO.

# super-rugby - Friday 17 January, 2020

Irishmen O'Donnell and Glynn involved in Super Rugby pre-season games
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

Irishmen O'Donnell and Glynn involved in Super Rugby pre-season games

Jan 17th 2020, 9:54 AM 10,095 Views 13 Comments

Melbourne Rebels and the Crusaders have handed the Irish pair opportunities.

# super-rugby - Sunday 5 January, 2020

Brumbies relocate training base as bushfires ravage Australia
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Brumbies relocate training base as bushfires ravage Australia

Jan 5th 2020, 9:32 AM 6,816 Views 0 Comments

With hazardous air quality in Canberra, the Brumbies have temporarily relocated to Newcastle.

# super-rugby - Friday 29 November, 2019

Crusaders to change logo but retain name after review sparked by mosque shootings
# Decision
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# Decision

Crusaders to change logo but retain name after review sparked by mosque shootings

Nov 29th 2019, 11:29 AM 8,519 Views 10 Comments

The club will begin using the new logo immediately but it will not make an on-field debut until 2021.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Ex-Highlander Faddes feeling right at home with Ulster's style of play
# Fresh Face
From The42
# Fresh Face

Ex-Highlander Faddes feeling right at home with Ulster's style of play

Aug 28th 2019, 9:54 AM 4,443 Views 8 Comments

The South Islander was not put off by his first visit to Belfast with the Barbarians three years ago.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

All Blacks star Jordie Barrett commits to Hurricanes after Beauden's switch
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

All Blacks star Jordie Barrett commits to Hurricanes after Beauden's switch

Jul 30th 2019, 8:58 AM 7,375 Views 1 Comment

The 22-year-old has renewed his contract with New Zealand Rugby ahead of the World Cup.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal
# Prodigal Son
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# Prodigal Son

James O'Connor wanted behavioural clauses in Rugby Australia deal

Jul 17th 2019, 10:04 PM 22,744 Views 11 Comments

The 29-year-old is set for a first Wallabies appearance in six years.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 16 July, 2019

O'Connor edges closer to stunning Wallabies return after Reds move
# Red Alert
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# Red Alert

O'Connor edges closer to stunning Wallabies return after Reds move

Jul 16th 2019, 10:01 AM 8,610 Views 8 Comments

The utility back was released by Sale Sharks earlier this month as he bids to play in the World Cup.

# super-rugby - Friday 12 July, 2019

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues
# Ins And Outs
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# Ins And Outs

All Blacks star Barrett swaps Hurricanes for Super Rugby rivals Blues

Jul 12th 2019, 8:55 AM 11,159 Views 8 Comments

The 28-year-old will remain in New Zealand until after the 2023 Rugby World Cup.

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup
# Big In Japan
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# Big In Japan

Wallabies' Bernard Foley to leave Waratahs and Australia after World Cup

Jul 12th 2019, 8:10 AM 7,963 Views 2 Comments

The 29-year-old is set to move to Japan’s Top League.

# super-rugby - Thursday 11 July, 2019

Genia and Cooper leave Rebels to join Japanese second-tier side
# Rebels Without A Cause
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# Rebels Without A Cause

Genia and Cooper leave Rebels to join Japanese second-tier side

Jul 11th 2019, 12:45 PM 9,681 Views 2 Comments

The pair have agreed moves to Kintetsu Liners.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Crusaders boss Robertson 'optimistic' about prospects for All Blacks job
# Great Scott
From The42
# Great Scott

Crusaders boss Robertson 'optimistic' about prospects for All Blacks job

Jul 9th 2019, 10:37 AM 7,454 Views 5 Comments

Present assistant coach Ian Foster is thought to be his main rival for the biggest job in rugby.

# super-rugby - Saturday 6 July, 2019

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders record 10th Super Rugby title as Mo'unga lands four penalties
# Time To Say Goodbye
From The42
# Time To Say Goodbye

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders record 10th Super Rugby title as Mo'unga lands four penalties

Jul 6th 2019, 10:54 AM 18,103 Views 32 Comments

The former Ireland international departs as a back-to-back champion to take over at Top 14 side La Rochelle.

# super-rugby - Friday 5 July, 2019

O'Gara wary of Jaguares threat as Crusaders chase third straight title
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

O'Gara wary of Jaguares threat as Crusaders chase third straight title

Jul 5th 2019, 8:36 AM 8,839 Views 3 Comments

‘I know the Argentinians and when they get a sniff they’re dangerous.’

# super-rugby - Tuesday 2 July, 2019

Crusaders blow as two stars ruled out of Super Rugby final
# Super Saturday
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# Super Saturday

Crusaders blow as two stars ruled out of Super Rugby final

Jul 2nd 2019, 8:50 AM 9,154 Views 18 Comments

Ryan Crotty and Scott Barrett have also been ruled out of the Rugby Championship.

# super-rugby - Monday 1 July, 2019

Gatland's Chiefs deal a shrewd move, says former All Blacks star Fitzpatrick From The42

Gatland's Chiefs deal a shrewd move, says former All Blacks star Fitzpatrick

Jul 1st 2019, 3:12 PM 7,817 Views 6 Comments

The 55-year-old will take over the Super League side on a four-year deal that will allow him to coach the British and Irish Lions in 2021.

No action on Crusaders' abuse claims after investigation
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

No action on Crusaders' abuse claims after investigation

Jul 1st 2019, 7:35 AM 7,531 Views 17 Comments

The club say they are reviewing post-match activities, alcohol and social media use.

# super-rugby - Saturday 29 June, 2019

Crusaders keep Super Rugby three-peat dream alive
# Thriller
From The42
# Thriller

Crusaders keep Super Rugby three-peat dream alive

Jun 29th 2019, 11:55 AM 13,520 Views 30 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s side are on track for a hat-trick of titles.

Jaguares crush Brumbies to reach first Super Rugby final
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Jaguares crush Brumbies to reach first Super Rugby final

Jun 29th 2019, 9:27 AM 15,249 Views 24 Comments

A fast start helped the hosts books their place in the showpiece.

# super-rugby - Friday 28 June, 2019

Gatland signs Chiefs deal, raising All Blacks speculation
# Home Team
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# Home Team

Gatland signs Chiefs deal, raising All Blacks speculation

Jun 28th 2019, 8:01 AM 14,595 Views 38 Comments

The Chiefs announced the appointment of Warren Gatland as their head coach on a four-year contract.

# super-rugby - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Jordie and Beauden Barrett help Hurricanes book Super Rugby semi-final spot
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Jordie and Beauden Barrett help Hurricanes book Super Rugby semi-final spot

Jun 22nd 2019, 11:59 AM 8,353 Views 19 Comments

TJ Perenara, Ben Lam and Rayasi all scored tries to book a semi-final meeting with the Canterbury Crusaders.

# super-rugby - Friday 21 June, 2019

Class Crusaders crush Highlanders to march into Super Rugby semis
# Mo'unga Magic
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# Mo'unga Magic

Class Crusaders crush Highlanders to march into Super Rugby semis

Jun 21st 2019, 12:23 PM 10,108 Views 15 Comments

Ronan O’Gara remains on course to depart New Zealand on a winning note.

# super-rugby - Saturday 15 June, 2019

Dramatic last-play try seals Sharks' place in Super Rugby quarter-finals and knocks out Stormers
# After The Hooter
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# After The Hooter

Dramatic last-play try seals Sharks' place in Super Rugby quarter-finals and knocks out Stormers

Jun 15th 2019, 5:34 PM 7,289 Views 0 Comments

In an otherwise utterly forgettable game, Lukhanyo Am was the man of the hour for the Sharks.

# super-rugby - Friday 14 June, 2019

Retallick returns as Chiefs thump Rebels to book eighth straight playoff place
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Retallick returns as Chiefs thump Rebels to book eighth straight playoff place

Jun 14th 2019, 1:49 PM 4,897 Views 3 Comments

The Highlanders also pummelled the Waratahs to keep their hopes alive.

# super-rugby - Friday 7 June, 2019

Naholo double not enough as Highlanders forced to hold off Bulls' late charge
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Naholo double not enough as Highlanders forced to hold off Bulls' late charge

Jun 7th 2019, 12:14 PM 4,677 Views 0 Comments

The sides played out a thrilling Super Rugby draw on Friday.

# super-rugby - Saturday 1 June, 2019

O'Gara's Crusaders stunned in 10-try thriller after leading by 20 points
# Big Turnaround
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# Big Turnaround

O'Gara's Crusaders stunned in 10-try thriller after leading by 20 points

Jun 1st 2019, 3:38 PM 12,917 Views 8 Comments

The Chiefs side pulled off a shock win over the defending Super Rugby champions in Suva.

# super-rugby - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint
# Homeward Bound
From The42
# Homeward Bound

Highly-rated Brown returning to Highlanders next season after Sunwolves stint

May 30th 2019, 8:59 AM 6,325 Views 8 Comments

The Kiwi side will wave goodbye to their defence coach this year, but may prefer to focus Brown’s talents on the attack.

# super-rugby - Monday 27 May, 2019

'They're the national team' - Calls for Jaguares to be dumped from Super Rugby
# Puma Kings
From The42
# Puma Kings

'They're the national team' - Calls for Jaguares to be dumped from Super Rugby

May 27th 2019, 12:26 PM 19,916 Views 27 Comments

The Argentinian side have the competition’s third-best record, winning six of their last seven games.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Crusaders and NZ Rugby investigate 'very serious' allegations against players
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Crusaders and NZ Rugby investigate 'very serious' allegations against players

May 21st 2019, 3:30 PM 19,204 Views 23 Comments

The Super Rugby club’s players are said to be ‘distraught’ about the allegations.

Highlanders defence coach Delaney to take up role with Scarlets next season
# Pro14
From The42
# Pro14

Highlanders defence coach Delaney to take up role with Scarlets next season

May 21st 2019, 2:13 PM 3,947 Views 1 Comment

‘We have known each other since school days,’ says Delaney as he prepares to link up with Brad Mooar.

# super-rugby - Friday 17 May, 2019

Jaguares take advantage of Barrett absence to shock Hurricanes in Wellington
# Orange Crush
From The42
# Orange Crush

Jaguares take advantage of Barrett absence to shock Hurricanes in Wellington

May 17th 2019, 11:42 AM 4,843 Views 1 Comment

The Argentine club used their set-piece to boost them to a bonus point win over the ‘Canes

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments
# CONFIRMED
From The42
# CONFIRMED

Wallabies star Israel Folau sacked over anti-gay comments

May 17th 2019, 7:56 AM 15,816 Views 120 Comments

The fullback has 72 hours to appeal.

# super-rugby - Thursday 16 May, 2019

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'
# The42 Rugby Weekly
From The42
# The42 Rugby Weekly

'Agents are realising, actually Irish players are a pretty valuable commodity'

May 16th 2019, 8:05 PM 30,926 Views 9 Comments

After Conán O’Donnell’s Super Rugby debut, Murray Kinsella and Andy Dunne wondered which other Irish players would thrive down south.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

Springbok Kriel the latest star to depart the Bulls as he heads for Japan
# Decimated
From The42
# Decimated

Springbok Kriel the latest star to depart the Bulls as he heads for Japan

May 15th 2019, 4:06 PM 5,191 Views 1 Comment

Jesse Kriel is signing with Canon Eagles, while Handre Pollard yesterday confirmed his move to France.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return
# In Demand
From The42
# In Demand

'It's decision time' - O'Gara confirms interest from La Rochelle and rules out Munster return

May 14th 2019, 5:27 PM 30,753 Views 25 Comments

He isn’t ruling out remaining at Crusaders for another year, either.

# super-rugby - Friday 10 May, 2019

Lam and the Barrett brothers tilt the balance for Hurricanes against Blues
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Lam and the Barrett brothers tilt the balance for Hurricanes against Blues

May 10th 2019, 11:41 AM 6,013 Views 2 Comments

Beauden Barrett had the last laugh after finding himself acting as a speedbump under big Blues carriers