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LIVE: Waratahs v Bulls
LIVE: Waratahs v Bulls
We head to the Allianz Stadium in Sydney for the Super Rugby clash between the Waratahs and the Bulls. It's live!...
Apr 19, 2014 at 12:39:33

 
Crusaders edge out Chiefs
Crusaders edge out Chiefs
A superb second half fightback secured the Crusaders a hard-fought 18-17 victory over the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday. The Chiefs had a chance to win the game with the last kick of the match, but a Gareth Anscombe penalty attempt, from 52 metre...
Apr 19, 2014 at 12:29:25

 
LIVE: Chiefs v Crusaders
LIVE: Chiefs v Crusaders
Saturday's Super Rugby action kicks off at the Waikato Stadium in Hamilton where the Chiefs host the Crusaders. It's live!...
Apr 19, 2014 at 10:27:35

 
Preview: Stormers v Lions
Preview: Stormers v Lions
Searching for a breakthrough in a bleak season, bottom side the Stormers host the upstart Lions this weekend in Newlands. Allister Coetzee's men have enjoyed a bye week off from a hellish campaign in which they occasionally have gone down fighting...
Apr 18, 2014 at 16:50:14

 
Preview: Waratahs v Bulls
Preview: Waratahs v Bulls
The Waratahs host the Bulls in what promises to be an explosive encounter at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Saturday. The home side will look to returning full-back Israel Folau to provide the same attacking flair he did in the solid start the ...
Apr 18, 2014 at 16:40:43

 
Rebels quieten the Force
Rebels quieten the Force
A low-scorer to forget in Melbourne, the Rebels did enough to overcome the Force and win 22-16 as the two Australian sides faced off. This one will not live long in the memory. The Force had come into this game in such good form after five straigh...
Apr 18, 2014 at 14:41:29

 
Five stars for 'Canes
Five stars for 'Canes
The Hurricanes ground out an entertaining 39-20 win over the Blues on Friday in Wellington for their fourth win of the season. The Blues refused to the let the Hurriances run away with a fixture that they dominated in terms of possession and terri...
Apr 18, 2014 at 12:45:56

 
Preview: Sharks v Cheetahs
Preview: Sharks v Cheetahs
The Sharks will be out to cement their position at the top of the table when they host the Cheetahs in Durban on Friday. These sides head into this encounter having experienced contrasting fortunes this season with the men from Bloemfontein, who w...
Apr 18, 2014 at 11:25:22

 
Late change for Blues
Late change for Blues
The Blues were forced into a late change ahead of Friday's clash with the Hurricanes when Ma'a Nonu was ruled out with injury. The All Blacks midfielder will not face his former franchise, who he represented in 110 matches, in Wellington due to ti...
Apr 18, 2014 at 09:36:26

 
Lions ready to bounce back
Lions ready to bounce back
Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side has not lost any of their drive despite experiencing a losing streak in recent weeks with two consecutive defeats on home soil. "I don't think we have lost any intensity, the willingness, the he...
Apr 17, 2014 at 16:13:54

 
'Tahs too reliant on Folau
'Tahs too reliant on Folau
Waratahs attack coach Darren Gibson admits his side are too reliant on the influence of Israel Folau's offensive prowess. The 'Tahs have been brought back to ground with a bump after an exhilarating start to the season, with 16 tries in four games. ...
Apr 17, 2014 at 13:13:31

 
First start for Volmink
First start for Volmink
Flying Lions winger Anthony Volmink makes his first Super Rugby start of the season against the Stormers on Saturday. In the forwards, boss Johan Ackermann has named Robbie Coetzee as his starting hooker, replacing Willie Wepener, while Jaco Kriel r...
Apr 17, 2014 at 12:30:36

 
Force bring in Coleman, Prior
Force bring in Coleman, Prior
Lock Adam Coleman and scrum-half Ian Prior will make their run-on debuts when the Western Force face the Rebels in Melbourne on Good Friday. Coleman has started on the bench in the Force's past five matches and earns his first opportunity in the s...
Apr 17, 2014 at 12:06:16

 
Muliaina's season over
Muliaina's season over
Chiefs utility back Mils Muliaina has been ruled out for the rest of the defending champions' Super Rugby campaign due to injury. According to New Zealand's Newstalk ZB the former All Black succumbed to an elbow injury aggravated in the Chiefs' Ro...
Apr 17, 2014 at 11:59:35

 
Saracens' Melck to play for Germany
Saracens' Melck to play for Germany
Saracens' South African-born flanker Justin Melck has been called-up by international rugby minnows Germany in their bid for a place at next year's Rugby World Cup in England. Cape Town-born Melck, 31, who has a German passport and whose mother is...
Apr 17, 2014 at 11:53:35

 
Noakes keen to take his chance
Noakes keen to take his chance
Reinstated fly-half Chris Noakes is determined to seize his chance when the Blues face the Hurricanes in Wellington on Friday in what shapes as a crucial match for both sides. A revelation in his first season with the Blues last year, Noakes surpr...
Apr 17, 2014 at 11:37:49

 
SANZAR bosses block ANZAC anthems
SANZAR bosses block ANZAC anthems
The Brumbies' proposal for national anthems of Australia and NZ to be played before their clash with the Chiefs has been rejected by Super Rugby bosses. The Canberra-based franchise, in addition to the request for anthems, are keen for SANZAR to add...
Apr 17, 2014 at 11:35:40

 
Preview: Rebels v Western Force
Preview: Rebels v Western Force
The Force will be hoping to make it six wins in a row when they run out at AAMI Park for this derby against an out-of-form Rebels outfit on Friday. Five impressive performances have seen the Perth franchise prove themselves to be a force to be rec...
Apr 17, 2014 at 09:07:25

 
Chiefs make six changes
Chiefs make six changes
The Chiefs have made six changes to their starting side for Saturday's Super Rugby showdown with the Crusaders at at Waikato Stadium. All Black lock Brodie Retallick has been cleared to play. Retallick was initially in doubt this week with suspect...
Apr 17, 2014 at 08:15:42

 
Crusaders change three
Crusaders change three
Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has made three changes to his starting XV to play the Chiefs in Hamilton on Saturday. In the forwards, Owen Franks and Nepo Laulala have switched places again so that Franks starts at tighhead prop this week an...
Apr 17, 2014 at 08:09:56

 
 
 

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