Chiefs Must Be Wary Of Hungry Stormers

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In 80-minutes of rugby, the Chiefs’ Super Rugby season will be defined by the amount of faith they have in their expansive style of rugby against a Stormers side hungry to perform against the best. The Waikato-based club has had two disappointing seasons since their back-to-back championship run in 2012/13. Players have come and gone, […] READ MORE


Dream Finish to the Super Rugby Competition

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If rugby were the ‘game of the Gods’ then the Gods were certainly watching the New Zealand (NZ) Super Rugby teams this weekend. Mythology might have no place in professional sports, but tell that to fans of the Hurricanes. Their team ‘miraculously’ found themselves rising to the top of the ladder by Sunday. That was because […] READ MORE


Logistical Nightmare For Super Rugby Teams

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With four New Zealand Super Rugby teams looking to secure their final places in the 2016 qualifying stages, it all hedges on two matches this weekend. Those crucial results this Saturday night will be a relief for players, fans, as much as franchise management. With so many possible situations–in match results and team placings–to plan […] READ MORE


Southern Kings Rugby: A SARU state of affairs

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The Southern Kings rugby team’s reintroduction to Super Rugby has been a major disappointment for players and fans alike. Admittedly, they were assembled just a few weeks before the competition from a group of players on loan from other unions, so excess to requirements, as well as some promising players from the home union, the […] READ MORE


Argentina to Take on Wallabies at Twickenham in Rugby Championship

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The following is a Media Release from SANZAAR ARGENTINA TO TAKE ON THE WALLABIES AT TWICKENHAM SANZAAR and Unión Argentina de Rugby (UAR) have confirmed that the Rugby Championship match between Argentina and Australia will be played at Twickenham in London, on 8 October 2016 with tickets going on sale this Friday. The match marks the first in […] READ MORE


Gary Gold Sanctioned For Misconduct

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A SANZAAR Judicial Hearing conducted by Nigel Hampton QC (New Zealand) has found the Sharks Head Coach, Gary Gold, guilty of Misconduct under the SANZAAR Code of Conduct following the Sharks v Crusaders match on 26 March 2016.   A Press Release by SANZAAR Mr Gold admitted a charge of Misconduct, which also involved two […] READ MORE



David Pocock Cited (After Chiefs Super Rugby Match)

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The following is a Media Release from SANZAAR. David Pocock Cited. Player: David Pocock Team: Brumbies Position: Flanker Date of Incident: 2 April 2016 Nature of Offence: Law10.4 (e) Playing a player without the ball is dangerous play. Law 10.4 (m) Acts contrary to good sportsmanship Elapsed time in match when incident occurred: 74 minute David Pocock Cited (After Chiefs Super […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Pre-Season Entertainment on the Way

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Before the real battle commences in late February, fans of Southern Hemisphere’s premier rugby competition get a taste of the excitement that is only weeks away. Prepare for some Super Rugby Pre-Season Entertainment as all teams host trial games and home-and-away fixtures in 2016. Below is the full list of fixtures; see each club website for […] READ MORE