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#Super Rugby

# super-rugby - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row
# New Challenge
From The42
# New Challenge

Sale pull off major coup with signing of Springbok second row

Apr 24th 2019, 6:01 PM 12,299 Views 7 Comments

Lood de Jager is to leave the Bulls and join the Premiership side on a three-year contract.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments
# Sacking
From The42
# Sacking

Folau fights Rugby Australia sacking over anti-gay comments

Apr 17th 2019, 8:12 AM 35,739 Views 139 Comments

The Wallabies star has requested a code of conduct hearing.

# super-rugby - Friday 12 April, 2019

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts
# Support
From The42
# Support

Vunipola defends under-fire Israel Folau following controversial social media posts

Apr 12th 2019, 1:28 PM 15,354 Views 82 Comments

A statement from Saracens says that the England player’s post is ‘inconsistent’ with the club’s values, and they will be handling the matter internally.

Rampant Crusaders hit back to stay unbeaten at home
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Rampant Crusaders hit back to stay unbeaten at home

Apr 12th 2019, 11:21 AM 6,215 Views 2 Comments

Irish prop Oli Jager came off the bench for the hosts as they beat the Highlanders on Friday.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

All Black Cane cleared for contact training six months after breaking neck

Apr 9th 2019, 11:18 AM 4,455 Views 1 Comment

The Chiefs say they will take no risks with the New Zealand flanker.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 3 April, 2019

Crusaders review 'offensive' name and branding after Christchurch mosque attack
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Crusaders review 'offensive' name and branding after Christchurch mosque attack

Apr 3rd 2019, 3:00 PM 28,346 Views 156 Comments

The head of New Zealand Rugby said the current branding was ‘no longer tenable’.

# super-rugby - Friday 29 March, 2019

ROG's Crusaders bounce back from rare defeat to blitz Hurricanes
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

ROG's Crusaders bounce back from rare defeat to blitz Hurricanes

Mar 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 7,696 Views 1 Comment

The defending champions had lost to NSW Waratahs last week.

# super-rugby - Friday 22 March, 2019

Tokyo's Sunwolves axed as Super Rugby reverts to 14-team format
# Sunset
From The42
# Sunset

Tokyo's Sunwolves axed as Super Rugby reverts to 14-team format

Mar 22nd 2019, 10:06 AM 8,897 Views 10 Comments

The Japanese side will bow out at the end of 2020 after just five seasons in the competition.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

SANZAAR to clarify Super Rugby future amid reports of Sunwolves axe
# Sunset
From The42
# Sunset

SANZAAR to clarify Super Rugby future amid reports of Sunwolves axe

Mar 20th 2019, 1:00 PM 7,887 Views 9 Comments

Australian media reported that the Tokyo-based franchise will be cut after the 2020 season.

# super-rugby - Monday 18 March, 2019

Argentina scrum-half to join Harlequins after World Cup
# On The Move
From The42
# On The Move

Argentina scrum-half to join Harlequins after World Cup

Mar 18th 2019, 1:44 PM 6,663 Views 2 Comments

Martin Landajo is on his way to the Premiership.

# super-rugby - Saturday 9 March, 2019

O'Gara's Crusaders attack runs riot in nine-try Chiefs hammering
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

O'Gara's Crusaders attack runs riot in nine-try Chiefs hammering

Mar 9th 2019, 2:45 PM 13,454 Views 9 Comments

There is no stopping the Super Rugby champions as they extended their winning run to 19 matches.

# super-rugby - Monday 4 March, 2019

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting
# Analysis
From The42
# Analysis

Quade Cooper is back in Super Rugby and the early signs are exciting

Mar 4th 2019, 1:41 PM 9,997 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old is already on Michael Cheika’s Wallabies radar.

# super-rugby - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Blues prop Michael Tamoaieta passes away suddenly at the age of 23
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Blues prop Michael Tamoaieta passes away suddenly at the age of 23

Mar 2nd 2019, 10:50 AM 27,844 Views 3 Comments

Tributes have been paid after the Blues forward passed away suddenly.

Super Rugby history made as Sunwolves secure first ever away win by seeing off Waikato Chiefs
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Super Rugby history made as Sunwolves secure first ever away win by seeing off Waikato Chiefs

Mar 2nd 2019, 9:35 AM 8,522 Views 21 Comments

The Japanese outfit recorded the most significant win of their brief Super Rugby life in Hamilton on Saturday.

# super-rugby - Monday 18 February, 2019

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes
# Taking Flight
From The42
# Taking Flight

Liam Squire leaving New Zealand to join Red Hurricanes

Feb 18th 2019, 11:11 AM 8,167 Views 1 Comment

The back-row forward is off after the 2019 World Cup.

# super-rugby - Monday 11 February, 2019

World Cup winner Stephen Donald is back in Super Rugby at the age of 35
# Chief Beaver
From The42
# Chief Beaver

World Cup winner Stephen Donald is back in Super Rugby at the age of 35

Feb 11th 2019, 3:49 PM 8,233 Views 4 Comments

The New Zealand out-half has returned to the Chiefs ahead of the start of the 2019 season.

# super-rugby - Saturday 9 February, 2019

Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal
# Committed
From The42
# Committed

Folau ends speculation over future by signing new Wallabies deal

Feb 9th 2019, 1:00 PM 5,173 Views 3 Comments

The Australia fullback will remain with the Waratahs until 2022 after penning a new long-term deal.

# super-rugby - Monday 21 January, 2019

Wallaby Hunt handed rugby lifeline after drug scandal
# Second Chance
From The42
# Second Chance

Wallaby Hunt handed rugby lifeline after drug scandal

Jan 21st 2019, 8:53 AM 8,600 Views 1 Comment

The 32-year-old has been given a one-year deal by Super Rugby outfit the Waratahs.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 11 December, 2018

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides
# Bull By The Horns
From The42
# Bull By The Horns

Erasmus to work with Bulls as Springbok coaches assist Super Rugby sides

Dec 11th 2018, 4:11 PM 5,915 Views 10 Comments

‘We believe this is an approach that can work for South African rugby in its broadest sense.’

# super-rugby - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

Quade Cooper takes swipe at Brad Thorn after signing for Melbourne Rebels
# Thorn In The Side
From The42
# Thorn In The Side

Quade Cooper takes swipe at Brad Thorn after signing for Melbourne Rebels

Oct 23rd 2018, 10:24 AM 11,247 Views 3 Comments

The 30-year-old playmaker was dumped by Queensland Reds, who are coached by Thorn, last season.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

Bernard Foley eyes World Cup after re-signing with Wallabies, Waratahs
# Man At Work
From The42
# Man At Work

Bernard Foley eyes World Cup after re-signing with Wallabies, Waratahs

Oct 17th 2018, 8:57 AM 6,274 Views 1 Comment

The Aussie playmaker wants to go one better than last time at next year’s tournament in Japan.

# super-rugby - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk
# Rassie
From The42
# Rassie

Erasmus focused on Springboks amid Bulls talk

Sep 2nd 2018, 2:29 PM 12,900 Views 13 Comments

The 45-year-old says he will not be leaving his role as South Africa head coach to take over the Bulls.

# super-rugby - Friday 24 August, 2018

Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup
# Sbw
From The42
# Sbw

Sonny Bill Williams ends speculation over NRL return, and targets 2019 World Cup

Aug 24th 2018, 10:20 AM 8,407 Views 8 Comments

‘I can’t believe these kinds of rumours still float around.’

# super-rugby - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

Super Rugby's team of the season features just one player from champions Crusaders
# Sum Of Their Parts
From The42
# Sum Of Their Parts

Super Rugby's team of the season features just one player from champions Crusaders

Aug 7th 2018, 8:03 PM 12,051 Views 11 Comments

You can prove anything with stats.

# super-rugby - Saturday 4 August, 2018

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Delight for Ronan O'Gara as Crusaders retain Super Rugby crown

Aug 4th 2018, 11:35 AM 49,031 Views 45 Comments

The Lions’ heartbreaking run of final defeats extends to a third year in a row after this morning’s result.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 31 July, 2018

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics
# Super Rugby Final
From The42
# Super Rugby Final

'There is a lot of things they get away with': Lions coach to meet with refs over Crusaders' tactics

Jul 31st 2018, 11:06 PM 10,801 Views 11 Comments

Ahead of the Super Rugby final, Lions coach Swys de Bruin has called for his side to get a “fair deal” against the Crusaders.

# super-rugby - Saturday 28 July, 2018

Crusaders crush 'Canes to move step closer to back-to-back Super Rugby titles
# Magic Mo'unga
From The42
# Magic Mo'unga

Crusaders crush 'Canes to move step closer to back-to-back Super Rugby titles

Jul 28th 2018, 3:07 PM 9,253 Views 4 Comments

Ronan O’Gara is going to a Super Rugby final.

# super-rugby - Saturday 21 July, 2018

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final
# Showdown
From The42
# Showdown

Ronan O'Gara's Crusaders cruise past Sharks to book Hurricanes semi-final

Jul 21st 2018, 11:53 AM 7,391 Views 24 Comments

The last two champions of Super Rugby will meet in the semi-finals after the Crusaders made light work of the Sharks.

# super-rugby - Friday 20 July, 2018

Early Savea score tips the balance as Hurricanes see off Chiefs to make Super semis
# Blowback
From The42
# Blowback

Early Savea score tips the balance as Hurricanes see off Chiefs to make Super semis

Jul 20th 2018, 11:42 AM 5,619 Views 2 Comments

Either the Crusaders or the Sharks will be the semi-final opponents for the Hurricanes after they saw off the Chiefs in the last eight.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

'There's so many options': Folau in no rush to settle future amid Reds rumours
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

'There's so many options': Folau in no rush to settle future amid Reds rumours

Jul 17th 2018, 12:56 PM 7,409 Views 9 Comments

The Reds are reportedly interested in poaching Israel Folau from the Waratahs, and the Australia star admits he has a decision to make.

# super-rugby - Sunday 15 July, 2018

Japan forward Mafi in police custody after fight with Rebels team-mate
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

Japan forward Mafi in police custody after fight with Rebels team-mate

Jul 15th 2018, 11:42 AM 12,773 Views 1 Comment

Rugby Australia has released a statement.

# super-rugby - Friday 6 July, 2018

Ronan O'Gara and the Crusaders secure Super Rugby top spot
# Defending Champs
From The42
# Defending Champs

Ronan O'Gara and the Crusaders secure Super Rugby top spot

Jul 6th 2018, 11:46 AM 14,529 Views 7 Comments

A convincing win over the Highlanders guarantees the holders home advantage in the final series.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 4 July, 2018

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery
# Super Rugby
From The42
# Super Rugby

All Black captain Read to return for Crusaders after back surgery

Jul 4th 2018, 10:00 AM 6,192 Views 14 Comments

Ronan O’Gara’s team have a big south island derby date on Friday at Wyatt Crockett Stadium.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony
# Disciplined
From The42
# Disciplined

Folau handed one-match ban for aerial challenge on Ireland captain O'Mahony

Jun 27th 2018, 11:57 AM 11,830 Views 46 Comments

The Wallabies fullback faced a disciplinary hearing with World Rugby and is now set to miss the Waratahs’ Super Rugby clash against the Rebels.

# super-rugby - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Ronan O'Gara extends his Crusaders contract for 2019 Super Rugby season
# ROG
From The42
# ROG

Ronan O'Gara extends his Crusaders contract for 2019 Super Rugby season

Jun 13th 2018, 10:22 PM 17,096 Views 33 Comments

The former Ireland and Munster out-half says he is looking forward to staying in New Zealand with his family for another year.

# super-rugby - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

No breaks in next year's Super Rugby season due to World Cup
# Forward Planning
From The42
# Forward Planning

No breaks in next year's Super Rugby season due to World Cup

Jun 12th 2018, 12:46 PM 4,738 Views 4 Comments

Organisers have confirmed the schedule and format for next year’s competition.

# super-rugby - Sunday 27 May, 2018

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial
# Free The Nipple
From The42
# Free The Nipple

'We all know where our nipples are': All Blacks coach Hansen welcomes tackle trial

May 27th 2018, 2:08 PM 9,951 Views 12 Comments

World Rugby’s proposed new law to protect players in the tackle has been endorsed by the All Blacks head coach.

# super-rugby - Thursday 24 May, 2018

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Australia prop suspended for two months after twice testing positive for cocaine

May 24th 2018, 12:00 PM 19,824 Views 29 Comments

James Slipper was suspended and fined by Rugby Australia after testing positive for cocaine.

# super-rugby - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Nabura dismissed for nasty head-kick as Waratahs end Australia's 40-game NZ hoodoo
# Kung Fu Fighting
From The42
# Kung Fu Fighting

Nabura dismissed for nasty head-kick as Waratahs end Australia's 40-game NZ hoodoo

May 19th 2018, 4:20 PM 20,603 Views 9 Comments

Israel Folau stole the show in the second half in Sydney.

# super-rugby - Friday 18 May, 2018

Controversial cull strengthened Super Rugby, says Stormers coach
# Balance
From The42
# Balance

Controversial cull strengthened Super Rugby, says Stormers coach

May 18th 2018, 9:08 AM 8,718 Views 20 Comments

Robbie Fleck says there are no more easy games in Super Rugby since the Cheetahs, Kings and Force got the boot.