2017 Super Rugby tournament kicks-off on Thursday

2017 Super Rugby tournament kicks-off on Thursday

The 2017 Super Rugby tournament kicks-off on Thursday, 23 February with the Melbourne Rebels hosting the Blues at AAMI Park in Melbourne.  The Thursday night kick-off is a first for Super Rugby and is followed a week later by another Thursday night match between Western Force and the Reds in Perth at nib Stadium. The […]

Hurricanes beat Lions to become Super Rugby champs

Hurricanes beat Lions to become Super Rugby champs

The Hurricanes won the 2016 Vodacom Super Rugby title, beating the Emirates Lions 20-3 in the final in Wellington on Saturday. The Canes became the fifth and last New Zealand Super Rugby franchise to win the title, as they used their exceptional linespeed and defence to outwit a Lions side who tried hard, but eventually […]

Preview: Super Rugby Final, Hurricanes v Lions

Preview: Super Rugby Final, Hurricanes v Lions

The best two teams in this season’s Super Rugby competition will square off in Wellington on Saturday as the Hurricanes and Lions collide. Both sides have won 13 times this year and both are on a recent run of seven wins from their last eight games, although the ‘Canes are on seven straight triumphs which, […]

Match Preview: Lions v Highlanders

The Lions host the defending champions, the Highlanders, in what promises to be a thrilling Super Rugby semi-final in Johannesburg on Saturday. This game is the most important fixture for a vast majority of the Lions players as it presents the Johannesburg-based outfit with an opportunity to contest their first-ever Super Rugby Final. Being in […]