Super Rugby round up Week 18

Ngani Laumape scored four tries and an assist
Ngani Laumape scored four tries and an assist

The Week 17 in the ongoing season of Super Rugby saw Waratahs reach the knock-out stage while Crusaders maintained their winning streak and dominance in New Zealand Conference. Reds, Chiefs, Hurricanes also emerged victorious last weekend with Bulls bringing a halt to Jaguares' winning streak.

Player of the Week:

Hurricanes centre Ngani Laumape has been named the SANZAAR Player of the Week for his stellar performance in the game against Blues where he scored four tries and also played a pivotal role in setting the opening try for the side as they completed a 42-24 victory at Westpac Stadium. He also had eight carries, defeated 10 defenders, covered 119 meters and in the process also had three clean breaks.

Team of the Week:

Try of the Week:

Fly-half Damian McKenzie's performance against Brumbies has been declared the try of the week as he breached a number of defenders to go over the line before the break.

Results for Week 17:

Fixtures for Week 18:

Fri 13 July: Chiefs v Hurricanes @ FMG Stadium, Hamilton (19:35)
Fri 13 July: Reds v Sunwolves @ Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane (19:45)
Sat 14 July: Highlanders v Rebels @ Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin (17:15)
Sat 14 July: Crusaders v Blues @ AMI Stadium, Christchurch (19:35)
Sat 14 July: Waratahs v Brumbies @ Allianz Stadium, Sydney (19:45)
Sat 14 July: Lions v Bulls @ Emirates Stadium, Johannesburg (15:05)
Sat 14 July: Sharks v Jaguares @ Jonsson Kings Park, Durban (17:15)

Super Rugby 2018 Points Table