SR: Vodacom Bulls 26,Toyota Cheetahs 21 Read more

SR: Vodacom Bulls 26,Toyota Cheetahs 21

In the only derby match of the weekend there will be a touch of revenge on the cards. When the two teams met back in Round Two, in February, the Cheetahs recorded their first-ever Super Rugby win over the Bulls since the Cheetahs went solo in 2006. Despite being unable to replicate last season success, […]

SR: DHL Stormers 29, Highlanders 28 Read more

SR: DHL Stormers 29, Highlanders 28

Desperate is a word that epitomises the Stormers in more ways that one. Not only are they desperate for a win that could possibly lift them off the bottom of the standings, but they have been desperately poor all season in terms of the quality of their game. In fact so poor are the Stormers […]

SR: Waratahs 39, Hurricanes 30 Read more

SR: Waratahs 39, Hurricanes 30

It is extremely congested at the top of the Super Rugby standings, where just seven points separate the teams in the top half of the table. The Hurricanes, New Zealand’s leading side, and the Waratahs (third on the Aussie conference) are caught up in this mad rush for points ahead of the looming June break. […]

SR: Chiefs 38, Lions 8 Read more

SR: Chiefs 38, Lions 8

Neither team has any form to speak of, with the Chiefs managed just one win in the last six weeks and the Lions nothing in the victory column in the same period. However, Chiefs coach Dave Rennie put it succinctly when said they remain in control of their own destiny. “This is a defining match […]

Crusaders blow Brumbies away Read more

Crusaders blow Brumbies away

The Crusaders extended their winning streak to four matches when they hammered the Brumbies 40-20 in Christchurch on Saturday. The victory was also the fourth in a row for the Crusaders over the Brumbies and provisionally moves them to the top of the New Zealand Super Rugby conference. The Crusaders lost three of their first […]

SR: Crusaders 40, Brumbies 20 Read more

SR: Crusaders 40, Brumbies 20

There is no doubt the significance of this match for both teams. The second-placed Brumbies head the Australian conference with 30 points and will want to consolidate that lead over the Western Force (27 points), while they have a chance to go top of the global standings if the Sharks in Melbourne come unstuck on […]