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Crusaders bounce back to set up Super Rugby Aotearoa final against Chiefs
# Last Men Standing
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# Last Men Standing

Crusaders bounce back to set up Super Rugby Aotearoa final against Chiefs

Apr 25th 2021, 10:29 AM 6,629 Views 1 Comment

After two uncharacteristic losses in their past three matches, the Crusaders fired on all cylinders.

Dramatic victory for the Chiefs thanks to last-gasp Damian McKenzie kick
# Wellington Booted
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# Wellington Booted

Dramatic victory for the Chiefs thanks to last-gasp Damian McKenzie kick

Apr 23rd 2021, 11:27 AM 5,283 Views 6 Comments

The result puts the Chiefs ahead of the Auckland Blues in the race for a final berth.

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish

Apr 17th 2021, 11:06 AM 6,878 Views 6 Comments

The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era
# Blues
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# Blues

King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era

Apr 15th 2021, 7:30 PM 20,676 Views 7 Comments

The Blues ripped up the Super 12 in 2003 with a thrilling group of players.

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year
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# Join The Club

Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year

Apr 14th 2021, 8:08 AM 6,609 Views 6 Comments

Two Pacific teams set to make up a 12-team competition from the 2022 season onwards.

New Zealand TV presenter apologises for using mock accent while describing Japanese player's display
# Statement
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# Statement

New Zealand TV presenter apologises for using mock accent while describing Japanese player's display

Apr 3rd 2021, 11:34 AM 14,065 Views 28 Comments

Joe Wheeler was referring to Japanese international Kazuki Himeno after a Super Rugby Aotearoa match on Friday.

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues

Mar 27th 2021, 9:52 AM 5,523 Views 4 Comments

Damian McKenzie ensured the Waikato Chiefs revival continued on Saturday.

Barrett scores all 30 as Hurricanes snap losing streak
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Barrett scores all 30 as Hurricanes snap losing streak

Mar 26th 2021, 9:53 AM 8,229 Views 3 Comments

Aaron Smith faced a special haka as he became the most capped Highlander ever.

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs

Mar 13th 2021, 12:09 PM 9,656 Views 10 Comments

Leicester Fainga’anuku’s brilliant try arrived in the first half.

Super Rugby AU to stream live for free in Ireland
# Bonzer
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# Bonzer

Super Rugby AU to stream live for free in Ireland

Mar 10th 2021, 11:26 AM 12,649 Views 4 Comments

Western Force and Rob Kearney’s meeting with the Rebels on Friday will be available to watch on World Rugby’s website.

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
# Irish Abroad
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# Irish Abroad

23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders

Feb 26th 2021, 8:07 AM 14,026 Views 7 Comments

The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds
# Heir Apparent
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# Heir Apparent

Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds

Nov 24th 2020, 6:25 PM 14,339 Views 0 Comments

Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament
# Down Under
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# Down Under

Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament

Nov 13th 2020, 11:12 AM 5,319 Views 2 Comments

The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force
# New Chapter
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# New Chapter

Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force

Sep 29th 2020, 8:47 AM 41,451 Views 25 Comments

The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.

Queensland Reds edge out Melbourne Rebels to book Super Rugby final spot
# Onwards
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# Onwards

Queensland Reds edge out Melbourne Rebels to book Super Rugby final spot

Sep 12th 2020, 1:33 PM 4,254 Views 0 Comments

The ACT Brumbies will provide the opposition in next week’s decider.

Handre Pollard backs plans for more South African sides to join Pro14
# Boks Clever
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# Boks Clever

Handre Pollard backs plans for more South African sides to join Pro14

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:34 AM 8,791 Views 11 Comments

Reports that Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers could trade Super Rugby for Pro14.

Waratahs keep Super Rugby hopes alive after edging out Rebels in nine-try thriller
# All To Play For
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# All To Play For

Waratahs keep Super Rugby hopes alive after edging out Rebels in nine-try thriller

Aug 29th 2020, 1:52 PM 3,715 Views 0 Comments

It finished 38-32 to send the season to the wire.

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess
# Stalemate
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# Stalemate

Super Rugby goes from world's best to unholy mess

Aug 18th 2020, 12:14 PM 12,729 Views 4 Comments

Governing body SANZAAR insists it still has a part to play, even though Australia and New Zealand have left it out in the cold on discussions about Super Rugby’s future.

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition
# NZ
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# NZ

Highlanders finish on a high as virus brings 'bizarre' ending to Super Rugby competition

Aug 15th 2020, 2:54 PM 9,285 Views 3 Comments

The Otago side stormed home to beat the Hurricanes.

Young Wallaby hot shot scores emotional try as Reds hold off charging Rebels
# Onslaught
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# Onslaught

Young Wallaby hot shot scores emotional try as Reds hold off charging Rebels

Aug 15th 2020, 2:33 PM 7,936 Views 0 Comments

Jordan Petaia bagged the opening try on his return to action after his father died suddenly this month.

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Crusaders win Super Rugby NZ title with trademark late surge

Aug 9th 2020, 9:13 AM 9,833 Views 4 Comments

Three tries in the final quarter secured their fourth successive Super title.

Gordon the hat-trick hero as Waratahs trounce Reds
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Gordon the hat-trick hero as Waratahs trounce Reds

Aug 8th 2020, 1:24 PM 4,530 Views 0 Comments

NSW Waratahs smashed the shellshocked Queensland Reds reignite their season.

Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt
# Tense
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# Tense

Hurricanes secure vital bonus point to stay in Super Rugby title hunt

Aug 8th 2020, 11:48 AM 7,689 Views 8 Comments

Warren Gatland’s Chiefs have lost all eight games since the lockdown.

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled
# Options
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# Options

Gatland says he would coach Chiefs for free if 2021 Lions tour is cancelled

Aug 7th 2020, 2:55 PM 8,491 Views 1 Comment

South Africa is struggling to contain coronavirus.

All Black Jordie Barrett opts against switch from Hurricanes for 2021
# Option
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# Option

All Black Jordie Barrett opts against switch from Hurricanes for 2021

Aug 5th 2020, 12:50 PM 7,550 Views 3 Comments

The 23-year-old had an option in his contract that would have allowed him to move.

Blues hold off Highlanders to keep title hopes alive
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Blues hold off Highlanders to keep title hopes alive

Aug 2nd 2020, 9:04 AM 5,894 Views 0 Comments

Auckland now need the table-topping Canterbury Crusaders to lose next weekend.

14-man Auckland Blues edge five-try clash with hapless Chiefs to revive title hopes
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

14-man Auckland Blues edge five-try clash with hapless Chiefs to revive title hopes

Jul 26th 2020, 9:52 AM 6,200 Views 1 Comment

The win sees the Blues move up to second on the table.

Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Highlanders storm back from 31-7 down to stun Gatland's Chiefs

Jul 19th 2020, 8:58 AM 11,346 Views 3 Comments

The former Wales boss has now presided over five straight defeats.

South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up
# New Look
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# New Look

South African franchises eyeing up Champions Cup in global shake-up

Jul 18th 2020, 9:17 AM 10,418 Views 15 Comments

Threat to Super Rugby has left four of South Africa’s teams in limbo.

New Zealand unveil plans to axe South African teams from Super Rugby
# Revamp
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# Revamp

New Zealand unveil plans to axe South African teams from Super Rugby

Jul 17th 2020, 8:37 AM 10,679 Views 22 Comments

Argentina’s Jaguares would also be culled as part of plans for a revamp of the tournament.

Smith and Perenara both snipe in for tries as Hurricanes see off Highlanders
# Aotearoa
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# Aotearoa

Smith and Perenara both snipe in for tries as Hurricanes see off Highlanders

Jul 12th 2020, 9:25 AM 3,988 Views 0 Comments

A break and beautiful pass from Jordie Barrett helped the ‘Canes into a 17-0 lead, but the Highlanders fought back.

Powerful finish from fired-up Crusaders too much for Blues
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Powerful finish from fired-up Crusaders too much for Blues

Jul 11th 2020, 12:30 PM 7,218 Views 8 Comments

The Blues saw a chance to rewrite history slip away.

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack From The42

Analysis: Super Rugby sides picking apart lineout seams with sharp attack

Jul 7th 2020, 3:59 PM 4,945 Views 2 Comments

The Brumbies scored an excellent try in behind the lineout against the Rebels.

50/22 kicks, 22/50 kicks, and goal line drop-outs: Australia's new law trials
# First Glimpse
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# First Glimpse

50/22 kicks, 22/50 kicks, and goal line drop-outs: Australia's new law trials

Jul 5th 2020, 5:28 PM 11,763 Views 7 Comments

We saw the first few examples of Super Rugby AU’s law trials this weekend.

Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat
# Gats
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# Gats

Holland's Hurricanes consign Gatland's Chiefs to fourth straight defeat

Jul 5th 2020, 8:48 AM 9,149 Views 7 Comments

Jordie Barrett was the star as the Canes recorded their first win in Super Rugby Aotearoa.

Rebels bemoan ill-discipline as Brumbies pick up where they left off
# Business As Usual
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# Business As Usual

Rebels bemoan ill-discipline as Brumbies pick up where they left off

Jul 4th 2020, 1:14 PM 2,620 Views 0 Comments

Brumbies flew out of the blocks in their opener of the 10-round domestic Super Rugby competition.

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Crusaders cruise to third straight win after sizzling second-half display

Jul 4th 2020, 10:36 AM 3,952 Views 2 Comments

In yet another superb game of Super Rugby, the Crusaders finished off the Highlanders in style with three tries in the final quarter.

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia
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# Super Rugby

Reds stun Waratahs as Super Rugby returns to Australia

Jul 3rd 2020, 3:47 PM 4,017 Views 1 Comment

Australian rugby returned with a bang today as the Queensland Reds pipped the NSW Waratahs 32-26.

Barrett, McKenzie, Carbery - The value of being able to kick with your 'bad' foot
# Left Foot
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# Left Foot

Barrett, McKenzie, Carbery - The value of being able to kick with your 'bad' foot

Jun 29th 2020, 5:56 PM 7,124 Views 7 Comments

The Blues fullback has been using his left foot frequently in Super Rugby Aotearoa.

Crusaders take rare chances to extend home run to 35
# Super Rugby
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# Super Rugby

Crusaders take rare chances to extend home run to 35

Jun 28th 2020, 9:17 AM 6,115 Views 0 Comments

Warren Gatland’s Chiefs were beaten in an ‘arm wrestle’.

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