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...

Coetzee keeping rampant WP grounded - SuperSport

Coetzee keeping rampant WP grounded - SuperSport

1 day agoby SuperSporton Google News

DHL Western Province coach Allister Coetzee had reason to be happy after his team's emphatic 41-17 win over the Blue Bulls in their second Absa Currie Cup game of the season at the weekend. ... Indeed, since conceding four try bonus points to the ...

Crusaders vs. Sharks: 5 Key Battles for Super Rugby Semi-Final - Bleacher Report

Crusaders vs. Sharks: 5 Key Battles for Super Rugby Semi-Final - Bleacher Report

The Super Rugby playoff campaign continues to rage on this Saturday, and after triumphing over the Highlanders in last weekend's qualifier, the Sharks now face a daunting trip to the Crusaders. Head coach Jake White will still be ruing the fact that it ...

Waratahs vs. Crusaders: 6 Bold Predictions for Super Rugby Final - Bleacher Report

Waratahs vs. Crusaders: 6 Bold Predictions for Super Rugby Final - Bleacher Report

The 2014 Super Rugby campaign comes to an end at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, where the Waratahs will be looking to build on their normal season triumph with a much more meaningful win over the Crusaders. In a battle of first against second, the ...

Rugby: Gap opens as Bekhuis, Thorn find fresh fields - Otago Daily Times

Rugby: Gap opens as Bekhuis, Thorn find fresh fields - Otago Daily Times

Thorn has had two years with the Highlanders, although this year was badly disrupted by injury. He popped a rib in the first game and then badly damaged his arm playing against the Bulls in April, which ruined his season. The dual international was ...

Rugby-List of Super Rugby winners - Reuters Africa

2 weeks agoby Reuters Africaon Google News

SYDNEY, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Super Rugby champions since the competition began in 1996 (home team in CAPS): Year Champions Runners up Score 2014 NSW WARATAHS Canterbury Crusaders 33-32 2013 WAIKATO CHIEFS ACT Brumbies 27-22 2012 ... 2010 BULLS Stormers 25 ...

What worked for the Highlanders? - Otago Daily Times

What worked for the Highlanders? - Otago Daily Times

In fact, there would be few goal-kickers in world rugby better than these two men. To have the option of having both, the coaching staff had the luxury of being able to make changes, knowing they would not lose too much in the goal-kicking department.

Whoa, mumma! Welcome to Super Rugby finals - ESPNScrum.com

3 weeks agoby ESPNScrum.comon Google News

The Brumbies' experience gained and lessons learned from their charge to the final last season, particularly when they looked done against the Bulls in the semifFinal in Pretoria, cannot be discounted, either. ... We saw the old boxing adage "a good ...

Bill Heaney: West Dunbartonshire Council should be flying the flag of peace - Scottish Daily Record

Bill Heaney: West Dunbartonshire Council should be flying the flag of peace - Scottish Daily Record

There was also the time when a Celtic supporter climbed a flagpole in Rugby Park and stole the Scottish League championship flag which Kilmarnock had won in the mid 60s. Then, while covering the Troubles in Northern Ireland, I did a story about an ...

Rugby: Raging ex-Bull with style the Ockers love - New Zealand Herald

Rugby: Raging ex-Bull with style the Ockers love - New Zealand Herald

In rugby terms he is an older version of Malakai Fekitoa, a player who was in the Blues squad but did not get a run and then burst from his chrysalis with demonic intent this season at the Highlanders. When they get their mitts on the ball there is a ...

Jamie sums up Sharks' task - SuperSport

Jamie sums up Sharks' task - SuperSport

4 weeks agoby SuperSporton Google News

Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph didn't want to make any predictions about what will happen in the Christchurch Vodacom Super Rugby semifinal between the Crusaders and the Sharks, but he may have said enough to sum up the massive obstacle that stands in ...

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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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