Richie McCaw inspired Dan Carter's break

The spring in Richie McCaw's step in July convinced Dan Carter about the value of a break from rugby. Hence, one All Blacks great will follow in the footsteps of another when Carter takes his sixth-month...

Richie McCaw inspired Dan Carter's break

The spring in Richie McCaw's step in July convinced Dan Carter about the value of a break from rugby. Hence, one All Blacks great will follow in the footsteps of another when Carter takes his sixth-month...

Counties Manukau confident for ITM Cup

Counties Manukau are confident they will make a successful transition into the ITM Cup's Premiership division due to the increased Super Rugby experience in their squad. The Steelers gained promotion...

The 2013 Super Rugby season Anchorman awards

Using some memorable quotes from ‘Anchorman: the Legend of Ron Burgundy’, it’s time to dish out some awards for the 2013 Super Rugby season. Anchorman is peak Will Ferrell. Every comedic actor...

Glen Larmer: Chiefs light up poor Super Rugby season

Follow Glen on Twitter @RoaringMedia and on Facebook facebook. com/roaringmediaWe waited almost six months for it to come alive. Week after week we waited and waited. Then finally, just as the Super...

Team of the Tournament: It's here

It required much debate and digging back into the archives, but we have finally managed to produce our famous Team of the Tournament. You would have expected the two-time champion Chiefs to provide...

Weepu dumped by All Blacks

World Cup hero Piri Weepu has been dumped from the All Blacks for the Rugby Championship as coach Steve Hansen looks to the future. Uncapped Hurricanes player TJ Perenara’s call up alongside fellow...

Hansen: Piri Weepu just not up to speed

Piri Weepu's axing from the All Blacks is all about speed, and now he faces a race against time to save his international career. Weepu doesn't fit into All Blacks' up-tempo style of play...

Piri Weepu dumped by All Blacks

Rugby World Cup hero Piri Weepu has been dumped from the All Blacks for the Rugby Championship as coach Steve Hansen looks to the future. Uncapped Hurricanes player TJ Perenara's call up alongside...

No dynasties just more hard work ahead for the Chiefs

The Waikato Chiefs will take a couple of days and drink a couple of beers before beginning the hard work of extending their hegemony over southern hemsiphere provincial rugby for a third successive year,...

As it happened: Hurricanes v Crusaders - TVNZ

As it happened: Hurricanes v Crusaders - TVNZ

3 weeks agoby TVNZon Google News

Colin Slade reaches 400 Super Rugby points with that penalty. It's really more than they deserved after executing so poorly. 44mins - HUR 11-3 CRU. The Crusaders respond nicely and are deep inside enemy territory. Jordan Taufua loses it at the line. Ouch!

Former Crusaders, Hurricanes hooker now policeman - ESPNScrum.com

Former Crusaders, Hurricanes hooker now policeman - ESPNScrum.com

4 weeks agoby ESPNScrum.comon Google News

Former Crusaders and Hurricanes Super Rugby player Tone Kopelani is among 76 constables to have graduated from the New Zealand Police College, saying "rugby took over my life for about 11 years". "But I've always wanted to be a police officer," ...

Super Rugby Round 18 Preview: Crusaders vs Blues - Sportal.com.au

Super Rugby Round 18 Preview: Crusaders vs Blues - Sportal.com.au

3 weeks agoby Sportal.com.auon Google News

What: Round 18 Super Rugby – Crusaders v Blues When: Saturday, July 5 – 5:35pm (AEST) Where: AMI Stadium I can view it on: Fox Sports. What did they do last time? The Crusaders were kept try-less as they lost 16-9 to the Hurricanes in Wellington.

Richie McCaw back to start in semifinal for Crusaders - Stuff.co.nz

Richie McCaw back to start in semifinal for Crusaders - Stuff.co.nz

13 hours agoby Stuff.co.nzon Google News

Richie McCaw has been named at blindside flanker and Corey Flynn will start his 150th Super Rugby match when the Crusaders meet the Sharks in Saturday night's semifinal in Christchurch. All Blacks captain McCaw, who hasn't played since carrying a ...

Pacific 'brothers' rivalry could decide Super Rugby semi-final - The Guardian (blog)

Pacific 'brothers' rivalry could decide Super Rugby semi-final - The Guardian (blog)

That's understandable given almost all rugby commentary in Australia comes from an Anglo-Australian perspective in which state rivalries like the NSW-Queensland one and the Brumbies being spawned from players unwanted by NSW and Queensland have been ...

It's a Wrap, and a Super one at that - SuperSport

It's a Wrap, and a Super one at that - SuperSport

1 day agoby SuperSporton Google News

It should, however, be a worry for Springbok fans as we prepare to face the might of the Southern Hemisphere in this year's Rugby Championship. New Zealand, in contrast, contributes more than half the ... 15. Ben Smith (Highlanders),14. Henry Speight ...

Boyd: Discipline won't be issue for Sharks - The Press

Boyd: Discipline won't be issue for Sharks - The Press

19 hours agoby The Presson Google News

Former Sharks assistant coach Chris Boyd doesn't expect to see the South African side resorting to cynical behaviour or niggle to unsettle the Crusaders. The Sharks caused a 30-25 boilover when the teams last met in Christchurch in May but they had to ...

Snook: Supporting cast key to team's success - Stuff.co.nz

Snook: Supporting cast key to team's success - Stuff.co.nz

17 hours agoby Stuff.co.nzon Google News

How do the Blues turn a 10th placing in to a finals berth? What will the Chiefs do if Wayne Smith returns to the All Blacks on top of a large contingent of players heading overseas? The Hurricanes have changed their personnel at the top, so what is ...

Can Super Rugby Crusade go on this season? - Stuff.co.nz

Can Super Rugby Crusade go on this season? - Stuff.co.nz

3 weeks agoby Stuff.co.nzon Google News

Nine teams are still in the hunt for the Super Rugby crown. The Crusaders have won seven titles since the competition was formed in 1996 but have never triumphed since it was extended to 15 teams in 2011. RICHARD KNOWLER assesses their chances of ...

Crusaders, Sharks fight for second spot - Independent Online

Crusaders, Sharks fight for second spot - Independent Online

Seven-time Super Rugby champions Canterbury Crusaders shade South African conference winners the Sharks on points differential for second spot heading into Saturday's home match with the fourth-placed Otago Highlanders. The Highlanders could finish ...

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Teams P W D L P+/- Pts
Chiefs 16 12 0 4 458/364 66
Bulls 16 12 0 4 448/330 63
ACT Brumbies 16 10 2 4 430/295 60
Crusaders 16 11 0 5 446/307 60
Queensland Reds 16 10 2 4 321/296 58
Cheetahs 16 10 0 6 382/358 54
Stormers 16 9 0 7 346/292 50
Sharks 16 8 0 8 384/305 48
NSW Waratahs 16 8 0 8 411/371 45
Blues 16 6 0 10 347/364 44
Hurricanes 16 6 0 10 386/457 41
Melbourne Rebels 16 5 0 11 382/515 37
Western Force 16 4 1 11 267/366 31
Highlanders 16 3 0 13 374/496 29
Southern Kings 16 3 1 12 298/564 24

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