Super Rugby, also known as Super 15, is the largest and pre-eminent professional Rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere. Teams from Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand compete in this annual domestic league competition and produces the top players and teams. Get in the Gear of the Super Rugby teams at the World Rugby Shop.
The Blues' horror run stretched to seven straight losses with a 19-35 Super Rugby defeat to the Hurricanes in Wellington on Friday, a game that again displayed all the worst traits of the bumbling Blues.
Rebels flank-cum-lock Luke Jones has been cited for alleged foul play during the Super Rugby match against the Bulls in Melbourne on Friday.
The Cheetahs will target a troubled Western Force side as the perfect opportunity to get back to winning ways when they take on the tourists in a Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Bulls opened their account on the road with a high-scoring 41-35 triumph against a remarkably resilient Rebels team in Melbourne on Friday.
The Hurricanes showcased their ruthless attacking instincts against the battling Blues to record a 35-19 bonus-point victory over the Super Rugby bottom-feeders in Wellington on Friday.
Rebels lock Adam Byrnes has lodged an appeal against the outcome of a SANZAR misconduct hearing at which he was fined ,000 and ordered to pay ,500 in SANZAR costs after being found in breach of their code of conduct.
Western Force hooker Nathan Charles will continue his burgeoning career in Perth after committing to the club for at least the next two seasons.
The Western Force has named a relatively unchanged side for their clash against the Cheetahs on Saturday in Bloemfontein with Richard Brown and Sam Wara elevated to the run on side from the bench.
With the second half of the Super Rugby in full swing there will be some fiercely fought contests this weekend as the teams jostle for position ahead of the run-in to the play-offs.
All Black super star Dan Carter will continue to play at inside centre for the Crusaders, despite reports that he will revert to his favoured position at flyhalf.
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph has made two changes to his team to play the Sharks in a Super Rugby crunch match in Durban on Saturday.
The Sharks may have had a mixed back in the results column this season and hovering around mid-table in the Super Rugby standings, but they have not given up on their play-off dream.
Exeter Chiefs head coach Rob Baxter is hopeful a big finale to the season could prove key in whether or not any of his squad make it onto England's tour to South Africa.
Despite a fairly extensive fixture list there is not that much to get the pulses racing in this weekend's Western Province and Boland programmes, while the South Western Districts teams begin with their extensive trials.
Back from South Africa and holding serve over the Australian conference, the Brumbies have captain Ben mowen back to take on their biggest rivals, the Waratahs in Canberra on Saturday.
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