Super Rugby

Michael Hobbs (left) beats Piri Weepu to the #10 shirt

Hobbs starts at 10 for Blues

Blues coach Pat Lam has named a starting line-up of players who earned their jerseys through solid pre-season performances and are in optimum shape to play the Crusaders in the…

Hard fall: Read recovers in time to start alongside McCaw for the first time this season

Crusaders name squad for opening match

The Crusaders will open the Super Rugby season this Friday night when they meet the Blues in Auckland.  Coming off a successful pre-season where they knocked off the Highlanders, Hurricanes…

Pretorius put in a stellar performance

Waratahs thrash Tonga in eight try whitewash

Sarel Pretorius turned in a man of the match performance to lead his new side to a convincing eight try victory over Tonga at the SFS. Last year’s leading try…

Beale will sit out the final trail match

Rebels ready for huge Crusaders challenge

Melbourne Rebels will treat the third and final trial game of the pre-season program more like a Super Rugby game than he has for any of the other games so…

Despite his age Hugh is up for the responsibility

Delve and Pyle named Rebel’s vice-captains

The RaboDirect Rebel’s are pleased to announce, as part of the clubs leadership succession plan, joint Vice-Captains for the upcoming FxPro Super Rugby season. Hugh Pyle, one of the clubs…

Robinson will captain the squad

Palu and Robinson return in time for Tonga

Wallaby heavyweights Wycliff Palu and Benn Robinson will be back in action for the HSBC Waratahs this Friday, taking on Tonga at the Sydney Football Stadium in final preparation for…

Elsom will lead the Waratahs

Elsom will lead the Waratahs

Rocky Elsom was today confirmed as captain of the HSBC Waratahs for the 2012 FxPro Super Rugby season. A world-class flanker and renowned leader, Elsom led Australia in 24 Test…

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Southern Kings to play Super Rugby in 2013

The Southern Kings’ place in the Vodacom Super Rugby competition in 2013 was reaffirmed at a Special Council Meeting of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) in Cape Town on…

Sydney Football Stadium will host Waratahs v Tonga

Waratahs pre-season dates against Samoa and Tonga

The HSBC Waratahs will follow up their opening trial against Samoa, February 10th in Tamworth, with a second match against Pacific Island opposition when they take on Tonga at the…