Grand Final Super Saturday, and more

There is little left to say, with the Grand Final Super Saturday engrossing rugby fans in the Southern Hemisphere. With the game a mere few hours away, this is it. Two teams, 80 minutes and so much anticipation to hold the attention of fans on both continents. The two teams are deep into preparations – […] READ MORE

Whitelock’s ‘big hand’ sees Crusaders secure home Super Rugby Final


In a momentous challenge from the Hurricanes, the last act of the semifinal saw Sam Whitelock’s ‘big hand’ see the Crusaders secure a home Super Rugby Final. Pulsating, scintillating, and controversial. The Crusaders will host next weeks Super Rugby final at Orangetheory Stadium, but only after surviving a second-half Hurricanes fightback to win 30-26; somewhat […] READ MORE

ACT Brumbies are due full Aussie credit


Not always the most attractive and envigorating rugby side to watch, however, the ACT Brumbies are effective and often reach their high standards. So, as the lone standing Aussie Conference team, the side from Canberra is due full credit. Due some valid acknowledgment of their higher class than most, as the most successful team out […] READ MORE

Super Rugby 2019: And then there were none


The Super Rugby 2019 tournament is over for the South African franchises. The Stormers and Lions didn’t make the playoffs, and the Bulls and Sharks both lost their quarterfinal matches. Super Rugby 2019 over for SA franchises It will be of little solace to South Africans that a team competing in the South African Conference, […] READ MORE

Quarterfinalists prepare for Knockout Rugby


Teams and rugby fans became more familiar with ‘knockout rugby’ when two matches last weekend had a direct influence on the make-up of the quarterfinalists for the 2019 Super Rugby finals series. Those two games in South Africa were a blessing for one struggling New Zealand side; the Highlanders. Sitting on the cusp of a […] READ MORE

Premiership over; well Super Rugby is here to Entertain


With the Gallagher Premiership over; and Saracens Rugby claiming the highly regarded ‘double’ fans can be happy to know that Super Rugby is ‘here to entertain you’. That has seemingly always been the catchphrase from the Super Rugby devotees. That the Southern hemisphere product appears to involve more open play, width of the field football, and […] READ MORE