Super Rugby

Australia to introduce new laws for Super Rugby AU

Rugby Australia has introduced new laws to be trialled in the upcoming Super Rugby AU competition that kicks-off on 3rd July.
12 June 2020

No Gray areas: Bright days predicted as Super Rugby Aotearoa begins

The players involved in the new-look Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament will “thrive on having the world’s eyes on them”, according to the Hurricanes’ Head of Physical Performance David Gray.
12 June 2020

Oliver Jager pens new deal with Crusaders to keep All Blacks chance alive`

Crusaders have confirmed that Irishman Oli Jager will remain with the club at least until the end of the 2022 season after signing a new deal.
12 June 2020

Brad Weber to captain Chiefs in Super Rugby Aotearoa against Highlanders

Chiefs head coach Warren Gatland has named New Zealand international Brad Weber as the captain for the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener against Highlanders to be played on Saturday in Dunedin.
11 June 2020

TRU Podcast - Talking Super Rugby Aotearoa with Joe Marchant, Roger Randle, Dane Coles & Ollie Ritchie

Rugby is back! This weekend will see Super Rugby Aotearoa start between the New Zealand Super Rugby franchises and TRU are joined by Joe Marchant, Roger Randle, Dane Coles and journalist Ollie Ritchie to preview the new competition.
11 June 2020

Match officials confirmed for opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa

The match officials for the opening round of Super Rugby Aotearoa competition has been confirmed with the matches scheduled to kick-off this weekend.
10 June 2020

Australia's Super Rugby competition to kick-start on 3rd July

Rugby Australia has confirmed that their domestic Super Rugby competition will begin on 3rd July.
10 June 2020

Fans to witness Super Rugby Aotearoa games in stadiums as New Zealand lowers restrictions

Super Rugby Aotearoa will have fans in stadium in full strength as the New Zealand government has eased down all the restrictions created following the pandemic coronavirus.
8 June 2020

Australia bars top players from club rugby ahead of local Super Rugby competition

Rugby Australia have issued a directive to premier clubs in their respective States that top rugby players will be ineligible to represented lower-grade clubs ahead of their local revamped Super Rugby competition.
5 June 2020

All Blacks legend Dan Carter makes Super Rugby return

All Blacks great Dan Carter is set to make a return to Super Rugby for the first time since 2015 after he was signed by Auckland Blues for the upcoming Super Rugby Aotearoa competition.
4 June 2020

Future of Sunwolves uncertain - Japan Rugby CEO Yuji Watase

Japan Rugby Football Union chief executive Yuji Watase admitted that the future of Sunwolves club is uncertain following exit from Super Rugby.
3 June 2020

New Zealand Rugby to trial golden point and red-card replacement in Super Rugby Aotearoa

New Zealand Rugby will be having a trial of a golden point and replacements for red-card sent-off in their upcoming Aotearoa Super Rugby competition that kicks-off on 13th June.
3 June 2020

Conán O’Donnell on his southern hemisphere adventure

Leaving Connacht just over one year ago, Conán O’Donnell has been carving out quite the name for himself in the southern hemisphere.
2 June 2020

Versatile Forward Ben Hyne makes Brumbies return

Brumbies have confirmed that forward Ben Hyne will rejoin the Super Rugby club ahead of the upcoming competition.
2 June 2020

Jaguares players asked to consider overseas options

Argentina international Jeronimo de la Fuente has said that Jaguares players have been asked to consider overseas options after the ongoing season of Super Rugby was disrupted by the pandemic coronavirus.
1 June 2020

Sunwolves' 2020 season ends after failing to reach agreement with Rugby Australia

Japan Rugby Football Union Chairman Shigetaka Mori has confirmed that the 2020 season is over for Sunwolves after the talks with Rugby Australia on involvement in their local Super Rugby tournament failed.
1 June 2020

Roger Randle: There will be All Black trials every week

TRU recently heard from All Blacks hooker Dane Coles about the restart of rugby in New Zealand, and Joe Harvey also managed to chat to Chiefs backs coach Roger Randle ahead of Super Rugby Aotearoa.
29 May 2020

Brodie Retallick turns down Chiefs offer for Super Rugby Aotearoa

New Zealand international lock Brodie Retallick has turned down an offer from Chiefs to feature in the upcoming Super Rugby Aotearoa competition.
28 May 2020

Queensland Reds skipper Liam Wright positive despite trio's exit

Queensland Reds skipper Liam Wright reckons the squad is upbeat despite Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas deciding to leave the club after refusing to take a pay-cut.
26 May 2020

Queensland Reds trio terminate contract following pay dispute

Rugby Australia and the Queensland Rugby Union have released players Izack Rodda, Harry Hockings and Isaac Lucas from their contract with immediate effect.
23 May 2020