Super Rugby Round 6: What to Expect


We are closing in on the halfway point of the Super Rugby Pacific season with Super Rugby Round 6 and a season that promised so much has failed to live up to expectations. It’s been a case of deja vu as the New Zealand sides continue to dominate the competition, with the Chiefs sitting undefeated […] READ MORE

James O’Connor recommits to Queensland Reds/Rugby Australia and long-term RWC2027


Positive messages continue to come from Rugby Australia, as the news that James O’Connor recommits to the Queensland Reds, and importantly towards the Rugby World Cup 2023. The 30-year-old has re-signed for the next two seasons that will see him remain at Ballymore, until the 2023 tournament in France. 🔐 JOC signs on until 2023! #Wallabies […] READ MORE

Straight back to work: Super Rugby Trans-Tasman form must continue

By direct comparison between the Australian and New Zealand franchises, rugby fans can find where Super Rugby Trans-Tasman form has been established. Each competition crowned their own separate Super Rugby champions Saturday night; the second year that local teams claimed each nation’s domestic trophies. Now, the two opposing forces collide in a cross-border format that […] READ MORE

The southern hemisphere: COVID’s impact on rugby union


The world is going through a tough time right now, which includes the rugby union community. However, it is not just a human toll, but an economic toll. This includes southern hemisphere countries with both Super Rugby and PRO14 teams. COVID’s impact on the southern hemisphere Africa South Africa According to RugbyPass, South Africa Rugby […] READ MORE

Away teams win 4/6 – Super Rugby Snapshot


With the away teams claiming 4/6 wins during Round Ten competition, it again proved that results are not predictable, in this week’s Super Rugby snapshot. That example was best illustrated in Durban. A confident local team faced the traveling Queensland Reds side. Few if any, aside from loyal Australian fans, would have bet on the […] READ MORE