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Super crusade starts in Christchurch

The seven-time champions Crusaders will kick off the 2015 Super Rugby campaign against the Melbourne Rebels, at home, on February 13. The competition will start simultaneously in all territories -...

Ospreys set to sign lock from SA

Ospreys are set to sign South African lock De Kock Steenkamp from Super Rugby side Stormers. The 27-year-old could potentially play for Wales after a three-year residency period, with the Welsh...

Cheetahs confirm Strauss exit

The Cheetahs have confirmed that Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss will not be renewing his contract in Bloemfontein. The Cheetahs' Super Rugby skipper has been linked with a move back to Bulls for some...

Cheetahs lose Strauss tug-of-war

The Cheetahs have lost the battle to retain the services of Springbok hooker Adriaan Strauss, who has reportedly already signed with the Bulls. The Cheetahs, in a brief statement, confirmed on Friday...

Stop hierdie SANZAR boelies

Die Suid-Afrikaanse Rugbyunie bevind hulself voor 'n keerpunt in die Superrugby saga. Dit het nou tyd geword dat hulle 'n slag ruggraat wys. * For the English version of this column, CLICK HERE! In...

Umaga keen to coach Singapore franchise

Tana Umaga is keen to coach a Singapore Super Rugby franchise if the country wins its bid to host one of the competition's new teams in 2016. Singapore is in a straight fight with Japan over who will...

Former King has 'huge potential'

Rising South African lock forward Rynier Bernardo has been described as a player with 'huge potential', ahead of his entry into the European game. The 22-year-old former Southern Kings second row forward,...

Eddie Jones laughs off Singapore Super Rugby bid

Japan is the only realistic choice to host a new Super Rugby franchise when the competition expands in 2016, according to Eddie Jones. Super Rugby organisers SANZAR confirmed earlier this week that...

Jones: Japan a 'no-brainer'

Former World Cup-winning Springbok assistant coach Eddie Jones has added his considerable weight to Japan's cause for a Super Rugby franchise. SANZAR, earlier this week, revealed that it has become...

Japan & Singapore Eye 2016 Super Rugby Berth

SANZAR have revealed that a team from either Japan or Singapore will compete in Super Rugby from 2016. The competition will expand from 15 to 18 teams in two years’ time, with South African side...

Japan to become 18th team in 2016 Super Rugby - Yahoo News

Japan to become 18th team in 2016 Super Rugby - Yahoo News

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A franchise from Japan will join the Kings from South Africa's Eastern Cape and a team based in Argentina when Super Rugby expands from its current 15 teams to 18 in 2016. International Rugby Board chief ... Peters said both Japan and Singapore had put ...

Rugby-Singapore bidding team concedes Japan will get new Super franchise - Reuters UK

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The considerably longer journey was believed to be Japan's main stumbling block in their bid to edge out Singapore and join the Southern Hemisphere competition in 2016 along with South Africa's Southern Kings and an Argentine-based team. The 18th side ...

Singapore concedes Japan will get Super franchise - SuperSport

Singapore concedes Japan will get Super franchise - SuperSport

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Although the South African, New Zealand and Australian Rugby (Sanzar) has not officially announced which Asian country would host the new team in an expanded competition, it has already been widely reported that Japan has won the bid ahead of Singapore ...

Singapore bidding team concedes Japan will get new Super franchise - euronews

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Although the South African, New Zealand and Australian Rugby (SANZAR) has not officially announced which Asian country would host the new team in an expanded competition, it has already been widely reported that Japan has won the bid ahead of Singapore ...

Japan on track for Super Rugby - sportal.co.nz

The governing body of Southern Hemisphere rugby - SANZAR - will expand Super Rugby in 2016 with the return of the Southern Kings from South Africa, plus the inclusion of a team from Argentina and one other. Two bids were in contention for that 18th ...

Japan tipped for Super Rugby expansion - ABC Online

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The Super Rugby competition will increase from 15 to 18 teams in 2016 with the inclusion of the Southern Kings from South Africa's Eastern Cape and a side based in Argentina. Singapore and Japan are vying for the final spot. International Rugby Board ...

Big-match special: Currie Cup final - SuperSport

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With these sides boasting the best attack in the competition, the challenge will be for them to continue displaying the entertaining attacking rugby which has kept them above the chasing pack throughout the season, rather than adopting the cautious ...

Japan bid no longer shoo-in for Super Rugby - Stuff.co.nz

Japan bid no longer shoo-in for Super Rugby - Stuff.co.nz

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Japan and Singapore are locked in a battle to enter Super Rugby from 2016, along with a team from Argentina and South Africa's Southern Kings. Sanzar boss Greg Peters said yesterday a decision was "imminent", a stance he's maintained now for several ...

Rugby: Japan wins place in 2016 Super Rugby - AsiaOne

Rugby: Japan wins place in 2016 Super Rugby - AsiaOne

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A team from Japan will join the Kings from South Africa's Eastern Cape and a team based in Argentina when Super Rugby expands from its current 15 teams to 18 in 2016. International Rugby Board ... Peters said both Japan and Singapore had put forward ...

How Lions turned things around - Independent Online

How Lions turned things around - Independent Online

Of course, the Lions didn't feature in Super Rugby last year, having been relegated to make place for the Southern Kings. But a string of friendly matches against the likes of Russia, French club Mont de Marsan and Samoa were organised for the players ...

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