Make or break for Matfield’s hopefuls

The Bulls may have passed the character test put to them by the Cheetahs last weekend, but today they will face a test of a different kind, whether they are real contenders for the play-offs or just pretenders. ...

Sharks expecting hostile reception

Canberra – Who could have scripted this a year ago? That’s the question director of rugby Jake White quite rightly raised when contemplating tomorrow’s top-of-the-table battle between the Sharks...

Lions have a mountain to climb

It was always going to happen, wasn’t it? After a rather surprising four wins in six games, the Lions haven’t won again in this year’s Super Rugby competition and could even find themselves propping...

White spices up Brumbies, Sharks match

Related StoriesSydney – Jake White's return to Canberra adds spice to this weekend's top-of-the-table Super Rugby showdown between the leaders the Sharks and the ACT Brumbies. The former World Cup-winning...

Stormers hit by injuries

Related StoriesCape Town - To their dismay, the Stormers on Monday found out that their victory over the Highlanders has come at a high price. The players post-match medicals indicated that at least...

Still plenty to play for

South Africa’s first win abroad this year – the Sharks’ victory over the Rebels in Melbourne – has seen Jake White’s men open a five-point gap at the top of the Super Rugby points table. ...

Stormers coach sings new tune

Related StoriesCoach Allister Coetzee says the Stormers have the exciting runners and steppers to give the public the tries that they want to see at Newlands. That was the message after the under-fire...

Massive improvement by Stormers

Johannesburg – The licence to run the ball rather than stick to robotic playing patterns brought the best out of the Stormers as they snatched a close-shave 29-28 bonus-point victory over the Highlanders...

Good weekend for Sharks as rivals lose

Sydney – The Sharks have a five-point breathing space at the top of Super Rugby after an opening win on their crucial Australasian tour as the ACT Brumbies and Wellington Hurricanes stumbled this weekend. ...

Stormers hold off Highlanders

Related StoriesCape Town – The Stormers finally played to their true potential as they defeated the hitherto high-riding Highlanders 29-28 in a Super Rugby clash at Newlands. The New Zealanders arrived...

Five solutions for the Stormers in 2015 - Independent Online

Five solutions for the Stormers in 2015 - Independent Online

Coetzee and director of rugby Gert Smal need to make it a priority to get to the bottom of the injury problems. Smal and president Thelo Wakefield have taken a bold step forward already by promoting Dr Jason Suter from the WP Under-21 and Vodacom Cup ...

Super Rugby 2014 Report Card: Highlanders - sportal.co.nz

Super Rugby 2014 Report Card: Highlanders - sportal.co.nz

Following a similar game-plan to the one that reaped such reward in April, the Highlanders conjured up a sizzling length-of-the field score that was sparked by Ben Smith's quick tap penalty. Lima Sopoaga chipped and gathered, then the forwards showed ...

Brumbies fans to swell Super crowd - The Roar

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Travelling Brumbies supporters are set to swell the crowd for next Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final against the Waratahs to what could be a franchise finals record for the NSW Rugby Union. The Brumbies' final home win over the Highlanders in Canberra ...

Sharks win through to semis - SuperSport

Sharks win through to semis - SuperSport

2 days agoby SuperSporton Google News

The Cell C Sharks had to dig a lot deeper than many expected they would have had to as they edged out the Highlanders 31-27 in a tense and often pulsating and entertaining Vodacom Super Rugby play-off qualifier at Growthpoint Kings Park on Saturday ...

Super Rugby's beaten battlers: what went wrong for the Hurricanes, Force ... - NEWS.com.au

Super Rugby's beaten battlers: what went wrong for the Hurricanes, Force ... - NEWS.com.au

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It's all too easy to get lost in the three-week play-offs series and forget about the less fortunate fans — those whose teams were either not quite, or nowhere near — good enough to feature in this year's Super Rugby finals. We've reviewed the 2014 ...

Fantasy Rugby: With fantasy stars out, who's left? - New Zealand Herald

With just three rounds of Dream Team Fantasy Super Rugby left to play Dr Stats says goodbye to his favourite players while giving you the inside word on who to back this weekend. 19 rounds of the Super Rugby regular season have now been and gone and ...

Jacques Potgieter: 'Waratahs are unstoppable' - ESPNScrum.com

Jacques Potgieter: 'Waratahs are unstoppable' - ESPNScrum.com

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The Waratahs have this weekend off before hosting the Brumbies, Chiefs or Highlanders in what will be a sudden-death semi-final at Allianz Stadium on Saturday week. "It doesn't matter who we play in the ... The South African has played under the Bulls ...

Steyn looks set to start as Lambie rides bench - BDlive

Steyn looks set to start as Lambie rides bench - BDlive

5 days agoby BDliveon Google News

CONTRARY to Sharks director of rugby Jake White's comments about Patrick Lambie, Frans Steyn looks set to start at flyhalf against the Highlanders on Saturday. White has been dropping hints about Lambie's availability to start but all indications are ...

Lambie makes bench return - Citizen

Lambie makes bench return - Citizen

5 days agoby Citizenon Google News

The star flyhalf, out for almost four months with a biceps injury, had to be content to be among the replacements though, as director of rugby Jake White made just one change to his starting XV in a match which is effectively a quarterfinal. The change ...

Sharks game: 4 key duels - SPORT24

5 days agoby SPORT24on Google News

... that could tilt the balance between the Sharks and Highlanders. The teams meet in a Super Rugby finals series first-round knockout match at Kings Park on Saturday (17:05) and these are the individual contests Rob Houwing highlights for special ...

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Teams P W D L P+/- Pts
NSW Waratahs 16 12 0 4 481/272 58
Crusaders 16 11 0 5 445/322 51
Sharks 16 11 0 5 406/293 50
ACT Brumbies 16 10 0 6 412/378 45
Chiefs 16 8 2 6 384/378 44
Highlanders 16 8 0 8 401/444 42
Hurricanes 16 8 0 8 441/374 41
Western Force 16 9 0 7 343/393 40
Bulls 16 7 1 8 362/335 38
Blues 16 7 0 9 419/395 37
Stormers 16 7 0 9 290/323 32
Lions 16 7 0 9 367/413 31
Queensland Reds 16 5 0 11 374/493 28
Cheetahs 16 4 1 11 372/527 24
Melbourne Rebels 16 4 0 12 303/460 21

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