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Hurricanes stay on top

Hurricanes wins reds

The Hurricanes moved back to the Super Rugby summit on Sunday after they comfortably beat the Reds 35-19 with a try bonus-point in Brisbane. TJ Perenara crossed twice while Callum Gibbins and Julian Savea also touched down for the ‘Canes…

Vodacom Cup Round 7 Review


The top three teams in the North Section of the Vodacom Cup have all but secured their playoff spots, but the South Section is still wide open with only two rounds of pool action remaining. Two of the Xerox Golden…

Two Springbok training squads named


  The national selectors have named two squads of 44 players each – including 19 uncapped and a number of currently injured players – for the Springboks’ first two training camps of the season, in Johannesburg and Cape Town. The…

Waratahs scrape a win over Rebels

waratahs win rebels

Three tries to one gave the Waratahs a nervous victory over the Rebels in the Sydney rain on Saturday, sneaking home by 18-16. The Waratahs looked more than comfortable after the first half but the Rebels shored up their discipline…

Crusaders back to winning ways

Saders win blues

The Crusaders got back to business with a 29-15 win over the Blues in Christchurch. A passing masterclass was at the heart of the Crusaders success, with Nemani Nadolo the star of the show. On a weekend where they had to…