Posts in Super Rugby 2017


Thursday, July 27, 2017

What happens if the Super Rugby knockouts are tied at fulltime?

The Super Rugby semi finals take place on Saturday, and as they will no doubt be closely contested, there are rules in place should matches be tied at the end of full time. The below outlines in detail each of the stipulations for both the semi finals and final. MORE »

Monday, July 24, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Quarter Final Highlights

The Crusaders will face the Chiefs while the Lions host the Hurricanes in the semi finals of Super Rugby 2017, following a fascinating round of knockout pla this past weekend. The Lions squeaked past the Sharks, but will now be in a repeat of last year's final. MORE »

Friday, July 21, 2017

Hurricanes through to semi finals after clash with Brumbies in Canberra

The Hurricanes have booked their place in the Super Rugby semi finals after a 35-16 win over the Brumbies earlier today. The Brumbies were narrowly in front at half time, but the Hurricanes flexed their muscles in the second half for what proved to be a comfortable win in the end. MORE »

Friday, May 05, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 11 Highlights

The Hurricanes hosted the Stormers on Friday in what was a fascinating contest that was at one point 22-22, before the hosts' class got them through for a convincing win in the end. Tonight the Super Rugby action continues, before a full day tomorrow. MORE »

Friday, April 21, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 9 Highlights

The Southern Kings secured an unbelievable upset victory over the Waratahs in Sydney earlier today, as round nine of Super Rugby kicked into gear. The Brumbies scored a scorcher, but the Hurricanes continued their dominant form. All highlights posted here soon. MORE »

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 8 Highlights

The Crusaders got round 8 of Super Rugby off to a flying start, knocking up 50 against the Sunwolves despite playing on an extremely wet surface in Christchurch. That was today's only game, with more to come tomorrow, with highlights updated here when available. MORE »

Friday, April 07, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 7 Highlights

Round 7 of Super Rugby started with a free-flowing game that featured the old cliche of a game of two halves, as the Hurricanes flew off to an early lead before being tracked down by the Waratahs. View highlights below, with more to be added throughout the weekend. MORE »

Friday, March 31, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 6 Highlights

Week 6 of Super Rugby got underway earlier today, with a thumping win for the Highlanders over the hapless Melbourne Rebels. Tomorow has a full day of action sheduled, and we will update this post with highlights when available. MORE »

Friday, March 24, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 5 Highlights

Round 5 of Super Rugby kicked off with matches in Christchurch and Melbourne, where we saw one convincing win that featured a bizarre try, and a contest that was truly a game of two halves. Catch up on the highlights below, with more to be added as the weekend goes by. MORE »

Saturday, March 18, 2017

Super Rugby Highlights - Round 4

Friday's Super Rugby action saw the Crusaders come from behind yet again for another thrilling win, the Chiefs pull away at the death against the Rebels, and the Bulls proved too powerful for the Sunwolves. Highlights below, with all games updated as they happen. MORE »

Monday, March 13, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 3 Highlights

Here is your weekly Super Rugby highlights round up, featuring all the tries from round three of action in New Zealand, South Africa, Australia and Argentina. The Chiefs continued to impress while the Jaguares got themselves a good win at home against last year's finalists. MORE »

Monday, March 06, 2017

Steven Luatua banned for 4 weeks after tackle on Tim-Nanai Williams

Following Friday's red card for Steven Luatua against the Chiefs, the Blues loose forward has been banned for four weeks. Luatua pleaded guilty to contravening Law 10.4(e) Dangerous tackling of an Opponent, after his dangerous challenge on Tim Nanai-Williams. MORE »

Friday, March 03, 2017

Steven Luatua receives straight red card for dangerously high tackle

Blues loose forward Steven Luatua was shown a straight red card for this high tackle on Tim Nanai-Williams during the round two Super Rugby match between the Chiefs and Blues in Hamilton on Friday. MORE »

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 2 Highlights

Round two of Super Rugby started with an upset as the Western Force got one over the Reds, beating them 26-19 in Perth despite the visiting side's winger scoring a hat-trick. We will add highlights from each game shortly after they are played this weekend. MORE »

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Best Tries from the opening round of Super Rugby 2017

Super Rugby is finally back in full swing and after an amazing weekend of matches, there is plenty to get excited about. There were plenty of high scoring matches and even individual players scoring more tries than some teams. Here's a look at the best tries from week one of the competition. MORE »

Friday, February 24, 2017

Super Rugby 2017 - Round 1 Highlights

Round 1 of Super Rugby 2017 is underway and we've had three matches already taking place in New Zealand and Australia. Below you'll find highlights from the games, and this post will be updated throughout the weekend so check back to catchup on highlights. MORE »

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Rieko Ioane gets hat-trick in Blues Super Rugby opener win over Rebels

Young star Rieko Ioane scored three tries as the Blues put away the Rebels in the opening Super Rugby 2017 match in Melbourne earlier today. The 19-year-old showed how potent the Blues midfield will be this year, with Rene Ranger on the bench and Sonny Bill Williams still set to return. MORE »

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Awkward discussions eliminated with new SANZAAR Super Rugby TMO Protocol

As Super Rugby starts up again, SANZAAR announced recently that it has made an amendment to the Television Match Official (TMO) protocol for the 2017 Super Rugby season. Here is a quick explanation of what is different for this year's tournament. MORE »

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Enhanced Super Rugby Judiciary Process Launched by SANZAAR

SANZAAR today confirmed a new and updated judicial process that will be implemented for Super Rugby 2017. SANZAAR believes it represents an enhancement to an important part of the tournament that will provide improved consistency and efficient decision-making. MORE »

Friday, February 10, 2017

New Zealand Super Rugby 'BOOM BOOM' advert comes under fire ahead of tournament

This is the new Super Rugby advert that was launched yesterday in New Zealand, bringing a whole lot more colour to the tournament that is already known to be jam-packed with entertainment. The style of the video has been less than warmly received though, mainly for it's lack of.. rugby. MORE »

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