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Same again for 'Tahs
Same again for 'Tahs
Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has named an unchanged starting XV for the ANZAC Day clash with the Blues in Auckland on Friday. After notching up an important away win against the Stormers in South Africa three weeks ago, the 'Tahs are now looking...
Apr 23, 2014 at 08:56:45

 
Nonu back for Blues
Nonu back for Blues
Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan has made four changes to his starting XV for Friday's ANZAC day clash with the Waratahs at Eden Park.   In the only change to the forward pack, Peter Saili makes his first start since round six at number eight ...
Apr 23, 2014 at 08:40:34

 
Blues release Marshall
Blues release Marshall
New Zealand Rugby and the Blues have agreed and confirmed the terms of Benji Marshall's release from his Super Rugby contract. Following Friday's match against the Hurricanes, Blues head coach Sir John Kirwan and Benji Marshall had some frank and ...
Apr 23, 2014 at 08:27:56

 
Williams to make first Stormers start
Williams to make first Stormers start
Rookie winger Devon Williams will make his first Super Rugby start for the Stormers in Bloemfontein against the Cheetahs on Saturday. Williams made his debut off the bench in last weekend's 18-3 win over the Lions, but he will start in the number 11...
Apr 22, 2014 at 18:47:23

 
Alexander wants annual ANZAC fixture
Alexander wants annual ANZAC fixture
Brumbies prop Ben Alexander has expressed his desire for Super Rugby bosses to create an annual ANZAC Day fixture in Canberra. On Friday, Alexander and his teammates will take on the Chiefs in a rematch of last year's final, with occasion marking se...
Apr 22, 2014 at 15:05:22

 
Stormers boss to meet with Berry
Stormers boss to meet with Berry
Stormers boss Allister Coetzee will meet with referee Stuart Berry, after the official penalised his side 20 times on Saturday against the Lions. While in charge of the Lions, Berry has courted controversy in this year's Super Rugby season, with sev...
Apr 22, 2014 at 14:51:07

 
Lambie fit for playoffs?
Lambie fit for playoffs?
Having been ruled out of Super Rugby last month, it appears Sharks pivot Pat Lambie may be fit to feature in the final stages. The diminutive fly-half tore a biceps tendon during his side's 23-19 loss to the Bulls in Pretoria late in March - their o...
Apr 22, 2014 at 14:06:21

 
Beale in doubt for Blues clash
Beale in doubt for Blues clash
The Waratahs medical staff are as yet unsure whether Kurtley Beale will be fit to take the field against the Blues at Eden Park on Friday. The playmaker is struggling with an ankle injury, sitting out training on Tuesday, and has reportedly been giv...
Apr 22, 2014 at 13:35:05

 
SA name squad for Junior World Champs
SA name squad for Junior World Champs
A Junior Springbok squad, bolstered by several players with Vodacom Super Rugby experience, was named by SARU in Cape Town on Tuesday for the 2014 IRB Junior World Championship to be hosted by New Zealand from June 2 to 22. Handré Pollard (...
Apr 22, 2014 at 13:11:18

 
Anscombe to play for Wales?
Anscombe to play for Wales?
Chiefs utility back Gareth Anscombe is being targeted by Warren Gatland to represent Wales and could join Cardiff Blues. Anscombe qualifies to play for Wales through his mother, Tracey, and according to reports in Wales is seen as part of Gatland'...
Apr 22, 2014 at 12:04:12

 
No regrets for Marshall
No regrets for Marshall
Benji Marshall has no regrets about moving to rugby union and feels his stint in the 15-man code will help him when he returns to the NRL. Marshall believes he will be better for the experience even though he just received just 212 minutes of game...
Apr 22, 2014 at 11:49:32

 
Super Rugby: Team of the Week
Super Rugby: Team of the Week
Now that the dust has settled over in the southern hemisphere, we thought it was only right to hand out praise to the stars of Super Rugby, Round 10. Super Rugby Team of the Week: Round 10 Put your money where your mouth is 15 Jason Woodward R...
Apr 22, 2014 at 11:44:21

 
Deans to coach in Japan
Deans to coach in Japan
Former Wallabies boss Robbie Deans will become the head coach of Japan's Top League and national champions Panasonic Wild Knights on May 1, the club said on Tuesday. Deans, who has also coached the Christchurch-based Crusaders and served as an All...
Apr 22, 2014 at 11:32:02

 
Mixed injury news for Stormers
Mixed injury news for Stormers
There was mixed news for the Stormers on Monday as Schalk Burger returns to fitness but Demetri Catrakilis has been sidelined. Along with Pat Cilliers, Catrakilis will miss this weekend's Super Rugby action, where the Stormers travel to Bloemfontein...
Apr 21, 2014 at 16:26:25

 
Van Zyl suffers injury setback
Van Zyl suffers injury setback
Bulls scrum-half Piet van Zyl has been ruled out of the Pretoria-based franchise's match with the Western Force in Perth on Saturday due to injury. Van Zyl left the field in the 19-12 loss to the Waratahs in Sydney with a knee injury last weekend...
Apr 21, 2014 at 15:41:13

 
SA duo fight relegation with Perpignan
SA duo fight relegation with Perpignan
Former Lions and Sharks wing Wandile Mjekevu and ex Stormers scrum-half Dewald Duvenhage are staring relegation from the Top 14 in the face, after their club Perpignan suffered a 46-31 loss to Toulon on Saturday. Mjekevu scored a try but it wasn't...
Apr 21, 2014 at 13:10:47

 
Marshall wants to leave Blues
Marshall wants to leave Blues
Blues utility back Benji Marshall is seeking an immediate release from his Super Rugby contract to return to the NRL. The former New Zealand Rugby league captain has battled since switching to the 15-man code and played just one full match, and ma...
Apr 21, 2014 at 10:12:03

 
Coetzee relieved after victory
Coetzee relieved after victory
The Stormers took advantage of a depleted Lions side to notch up only their second win in eight matches at Newlands on Saturday. The match was riddled with errors but the Lions were made to pay far more dearly, especially during a first-half passa...
Apr 21, 2014 at 10:06:16

 
Stormers climb off bottom of table
Stormers climb off bottom of table
The Stormers recorded a much-needed 18-3 win against South African rivals the Lions in Saturday's Super Rugby clash at Newlands. While they will celebrate the win, which ended a five-game losing streak, it has to be pointed out that Allister Coetzee...
Apr 19, 2014 at 20:05:48

 
LIVE: Stormers v Lions
LIVE: Stormers v Lions
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Apr 19, 2014 at 17:57:02

 
 
 

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