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...

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 ...

Jacques Potgieter has no regrets sticking to his new ... - Sydney Morning Herald

Jacques Potgieter has no regrets sticking to his new ... - Sydney Morning Herald

It was the week leading into one of the crunch games of the NSW regular season, when a win over the Highlanders would seal the province's maiden minor premiership. Ripping in: Waratahs forward ... "He spoke about something off the field, it had nothing ...

Andy Howell: European Cup rugby is great, but better than the visionary Super ... - WalesOnline (blog)

Andy Howell: European Cup rugby is great, but better than the visionary Super ... - WalesOnline (blog)

So it's easier for the likes of the Waratahs, Crusaders, Brumbies, Chiefs, Highlanders, Hurricanes, Reds and Sharks to play running rugby. ... This year I watched the Blues versus Ulster on a Friday night and the Bulls against the Chiefs the following day.

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.

Christchurch a wake-up call - SPORT24

Christchurch a wake-up call - SPORT24

4 days agoby SPORT24on Google News

Johannesburg - As the Cell C Sharks slid down an inexorable path to complete humiliation in a one-sided Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final in Christchurch at the weekend, it was hard not to think about the words used by Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph the ...

Waratahs pave the way for Bledisloe Cup glory - The Roar

Waratahs pave the way for Bledisloe Cup glory - The Roar

5 days agoby The Roaron Google News

A Waratahs win this weekend will go a long way towards a strong Wallaby performance in the Rugby Championship. It could even lay the platform for an elusive Bledisloe Cup victory. History shows a strong correlation between Super Rugby and Rugby ...

Super Rugby 2014 Report Card: Highlanders - Sportal.com.au

Super Rugby 2014 Report Card: Highlanders - Sportal.com.au

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 ...

A dozen of the best: Super Rugby's star players - Sydney Morning Herald

A dozen of the best: Super Rugby's star players - Sydney Morning Herald

Bismarck Du Plessis. The raging bull. What would you give to have someone on your side like him? He somehow keeps expanding the role of a hooker. Has technique in the scrum, is a seriously strong defender and is fast becoming a very good ball runner ...

Pat Lambie starts for Sharks against Crusaders - ESPNScrum.com

Pat Lambie starts for Sharks against Crusaders - ESPNScrum.com

1 week agoby ESPNScrum.comon Google News

Pat Lambie will start for the Sharks for the first time since March having been named fly-half in the Super Rugby semi-final against the Crusaders at AMI Stadium on Saturday. Lambie last started when he tore a biceps against the Bulls four months ago ...

It's Super difficult to make a call - Mail & Guardian Online

It's Super difficult to make a call - Mail & Guardian Online

As it happens, neither the Bulls nor the KwaZulu-Natal school sides set the world alight this year but at senior level they were the best South Africa had to offer. It was the same in 2007 when a late Bryan Habana try at Kings Park took the Super Rugby ...

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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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