Super Rugby

'Home advantage in knockouts is unbelievably important' - Bryan Habana

In Part Two of Talking Rugby Union’s interview, the Springbok legend talks about Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship, positive steps for South Africa and why Siya Kolisi is an inspiration.
3 August 2018

Crusaders hit back at Lions' illegal scrummaging allegations

Crusaders assistant coach Jason Ryan has hit back at the allegations made by Lions on illegal scrummaging as the intensity between the two teams heat up ahead of the Super Rugby final in Christchurch on Saturday.
3 August 2018

Waratahs head coach Daryl Gibson signs one-year contract extension

Waratahs have confirmed that head coach Daryl Gibson has signed a one-year contract extension with the Super Rugby club.
3 August 2018

Lions name Courtnall Skosan in XV for Super Rugby final against Crusaders

Lions coach Swys de Bruin has made two changes for the Super Rugby final encounter against Crusaders scheduled on Saturday.
2 August 2018

Crusaders make one change for Super Rugby final clash against Lions

Crusaders head coach Scott Roberson has made one change for the Super Rugby final clash against Lions to be played in Christchurch on Saturday.
2 August 2018

South Africa flanker Jean-Luc du Preez signs new deal with Sharks

Sharks have acted swiftly to ensure South Africa international Jean-Luc du Preez remains with the Durban outfit amid rumours of rivals Bulls showing interest on the flanker.
1 August 2018

Statistical Preview - Super Rugby finals - Crusaders v Lions

As the 2018 edition of Super Rugby has reached its climax, let us take a look at the stats ahead of the final between Crusaders and Lions in Christchurch on Saturday.
1 August 2018

Crusaders favourites but Lions will fight for their maiden Super Rugby title - Swys de Bruin

Lions head coach Swys de Bruin urged his team to be at their best when they take on the defending champions Crusaders in the Super Rugby final in Christchurch on Saturday.
30 July 2018

Crusaders flanker Jordan Taufua to miss Super Rugby final with broken arm

Crusaders will miss the services of flanker Jordan Taufua for the Super Rugby final against Lions next weekend in Christchurch following a broken arm.
29 July 2018

Lions beat Waratahs 44-26 to reach third consecutive final

Lions have kept their hope of winning their maiden Super Rugby title alive as they completed a 44-26 victory over Waratahs at Emirates Airlines Park to set up the final with Crusaders.
28 July 2018

Crusaders secure home final after 30-12 win over Hurricanes in Christchurch

Crusaders have kept their hope of defending the Super Rugby title alive as they defeated Hurricanes 30-12 at AMI Stadium on Saturday.
28 July 2018

The Crusaders and their growing influence

Ben Mercer dissects the tactics behind the Crusaders as they aim to reach the 2018 Super Rugby Final.
27 July 2018

Christian Lealiifano extends stay at Brumbies

Brumbies have confirmed that Australia international Christian Lealiifano has extended his stay with the Super Rugby club after signing a new one-year deal.
27 July 2018

Karl Tu'inukuafe makes switch from Chiefs to Blues

Blues have confirmed the signing of New Zealand international Karl Tu'inukuafe from Super Rugby rivals Chiefs after signing a three-year deal.
27 July 2018

Australia to face Super Rugby XV ahead of Bledisloe Cup opener

Australia will step up their preparations for the Bledisloe Cup opener as they are set to face an Aussie Super Rugby Selection side next Friday at Leichhardt Oval in Sydney.
26 July 2018

Crusaders receive Joe Moody boost ahead of semi-finals against Hurricanes

Crusaders prop Joe Moody has returned to the starting line-up for the semi-final clash against Hurricanes after recovering from a knee injury.
26 July 2018

Super Rugby round up quarter-finals

Hurricanes, Crusaders, Waratahs and Lions have progressed to the semi-finals of the ongoing Super Rugby season. Here is a round-up of all the action from the previous weekend.
26 July 2018

Crusaders must focus on discipline: McCaw

Former captain Richie McCaw believes the Crusaders need to tighten up on their discipline if they are to reach the Super Rugby Final.
24 July 2018

Melbourne Rebels duo suspended after alleged assault

Melbourne Rebels have suspended Hunter Paisami and Pone Faamausili after the pair was alleged to have involved in a late-night brawl on Saturday night.
23 July 2018

Lions overpower Jaguares to reach semi-final

Lions have progressed to the semi-finals for the third consecutive season as they outplayed Jaguares 40-23 in the quarter-final at Emirates Airlines Park on Saturday.
23 July 2018