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Super Rugby by the Numbers

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Now that the dust has settled on yet another stellar Super Rugby season that saw the Crusaders claim back to back titles we take a look at who dominated the numbers during the 2018 season.   Surprisingly...

Super Rugby Final Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2018 Super Rugby Final is a historic one, it will be the first time that the same teams are playing against each other in successive finals.   Last year, the Crusaders did what was deemed...

Combined Crusaders & Lions XV

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

  The Lions and Crusaders face off in the Super Rugby final for the second consecutive year this weekend. The Crusaders earned the right to host this year's edition of the tournament after narrowly...

Super Rugby Playoff Team of the Week

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

We pick our team of the Week after the Hurricanes, Crusaders, Waratahs and Lions booked their places in the Super Rugby semi-finals.   1. Toby Smith An improved scrummaging performance compared...

Super Rugby Playoffs Preview

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

15 Super Rugby teams have been narrowed down to just 8 teams who will battle it out to lift the Super Rugby trophy on 4 August.    Road to the Final:    Hurricanes v Chiefs The...

Lions Team to Face Jaguares

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Lions head coach Swys de Bruin has made only made two changes to the side that will host the Super Rugby quarter-final against the Jaguares at Ellis Park.   Ross Cronje replaces the injured...

Unchanged Sharks Team to Face Crusaders

3 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

No injuries following the Sharks final regular season game against the Jaguares means that head coach Robert du Preez has been able to name a completely unchanged 23 for their Super Rugby quarter-final...

Ultimate Rugby's Super Rugby Season Awards

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

As we head into the Super Rugby playoffs we have handed out awards for the 2018 Super Rugby Player of the Year, Most Valued Player and more.    Rookie Forward of the Year - Shannon Frizell Highlanders...

Pablo Matera free to play against Lions

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Jaguares captain Pablo Matera will be available for the Super Rugby quarter-final clash against Lions after his appeal was accepted by the disciplinary tribunal. Head coach Mario Ledesma, the Manager...

Super Rugby Finals - 1996 to 2005

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

A look back at the Super Rugby Final froms1996 to 2005.   Credit: Real Rugby