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Crusaders book home final

Defending champions the Crusaders progressed to the Super Rugby final as they beat an out-of-sorts Hurricanes side 30-12 in Christchurch. It was a comfortable win...

Preview Semi Final 2 – Lions v Waratahs

In our second semi final the Lions have yet again made it all the way to the last four in this years competition. They have...

Preview Semi Final 1 – Crusaders v Hurricanes

The first semi final brings together two of the top teams in the competition when the Crusaders host the Hurricanes on Saturday. It is going...

Lions must use home ground advantage

It is as if we hit the repeat button again this year with the Lions side the only survivors of another dismal season in...

Lions secure home semi final

The Lions had enough to stop a huge effort from the Jaguares in the second half to advance to the semi's when they beat...

Waratahs comeback to book semi final spot

The Waratahs surprised the Highlanders in the second forty to comeback and take the win in their quarter final match in Sydney on Saturday. It...

Crusaders march on to semi finals

It would have always been a stretch for the Sharks to upset the Saders at home in a playoff and at the end it...

Hurricanes beat Chiefs in nail-biter derby

The Hurricanes secure a one point win over the Chiefs on Friday to progress further in the competition beating them 32-31. It was a proper...

Super Rugby QF – It’s Playoff Time!!

I almost want to say finally the real rugby can start in Super Rugby. Knockout rugby is cruel but exciting in the same way and...

SANZAAR fail yet again with Super Rugby 2018

Money may be making the world turn for SANZAAR but it certainly does not do it for the biggest shareholders in the game, the...

Mitchell’s Bulls future uncertain

Former All Blacks coach John Mitchell could be lost to the Bulls after apparently rejecting his contract extension offer from the Pretoria-based franchise. Mitchell, who...

Nabetragting – Sharks sneak into playoffs

At the end of it all the Sharks got the help from the Highlanders, the Lions got their help from the Brumbies which means...

Highlanders do Sharks a huge favour

The Highlanders have given the Sharks a lifeline when they beat the Rebels on Saturday with 43-37 at the end. This means the Sharks just...

Reds ends with win

The Reds have finished the season with back-to-back wins for the first time since Round Five as they overcame the Sunwolves 48-27 in Brisbane. https://youtu.be/BDKQaADNhM4 It...

Chiefs take the win with 14-men

It was another great New Zealand derby as the Chiefs manage to hold off the Hurricanes late charge with only 14 men to take...

Super Rugby Preview – Week 19

The past two weeks we have been almost as bad in our predictions as the South African teams has been in the competition. It is...

Pollard with injury concern for Lions clash

The news is going around that the Springbok and Bulls ten, Handre Pollard has an injury concern ahead of their final match against the...

All hope on Lions

With the Sharks hoping on results to go their way to make the playoffs we can only put our Super Rugby desire again only...

Poor Sharks have a slim chance for playoffs

The Sharks had the perfect opportunity to secure a spot in the playoffs but could not pitch up on Saturday against the Stormers. It was...

Bulls comeback ends Jaguares winning streak

The Bulls did a remarkable comeback against the Jaguares after being down 19-0 at one stage to win 43-34 at Loftus The Jaguares started well...

(Full Time) Stormers (27) v Sharks (16); (Full Time)Bulls (43) v Jagaures (34)

Important match for the Jaguares and the Sharks will look at this game Saturday 7 July Stormers v Sharks 17:00 27 16 Bulls v Jaguares 15:00 ...

Chiefs overcome Brumbies hurdle

The Chiefs kept their winning ways when they got over the Brumbies hurdle on Saturday, beating them 24-19. https://youtu.be/GVghVLZISTs It was quite an entertaining match with...

Reds upset the Rebels chances for playoff spot

The Reds upset the apple-cart for the Rebels when they came out winners on Friday beating them 37-23. https://youtu.be/8g0NtfKYNSg The Rebels are fighting for a spot...

Saders secure top spot with game in hand

The defending champions the Crusaders have secured the top spot for this Super Rugby season with one round to go. This means they will be...

Preview Super Rugby week 18

Super Rugby league stage are almost done and dusted with a few teams still trying to get that last few spots for the playoffs. This...

Sharks make four changes for Stormers

The Sharks has made four changes to their important clash with the Stormers on Saturday at Newlands. Coach Du Preez has been forced to make...

Bulls unchanged for Jaguares

Vodacom Bulls coach, John Mitchell named an unchanged run-on team to face the Jaguares at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday in what will be the...

Du Preez out for Sharks

The Sharks was given a major blow as Springbok Jean-Luc du Preez has been ruled out for this weekend clash against the Stormers. The chances...

Jaguares add to Stormers miserable season

The Jaguares kept their playoff hopes alive with their seventh win in a row on Saturday against the Stormers when they beat them 25-14. https://youtu.be/EE1CED_5uX4 The...

Sharks tame Lions in Durban

The Sharks kept their playoff hopes alive with a late comeback against the Lions on Saturday beating them 31-24. https://youtu.be/BTrlrVhFeJE They had to come from behind...

Chief to good for Highlanders as Brumbies upset Hurricanes

Both Saturday morning early games came at a surprise as the Chiefs smashed the Highlanders and the Brumbies upset the apple cart when they...

Bulls fall flat in Singapore against Sunwolves

The Bulls defence let them down as they gave the lead up several times on Saturday with the Sunwolves winning the match 42-37. https://youtu.be/iq5mrgec174 The Sunwolves...

Preview Super Rugby -Week 17

The weekend we resume the last few rounds of Super Rugby and we have two matches on Friday. We have all four South African teams...

Papier and Pollard start for Bulls

The Bulls will be playing the Sunwolves this weekend in Singapore as they return to Super Rugby action. Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard will be leading...

Still no Etzebeth as Stormers travel to Argentina

Stormers coach Fleck has named his squad to travel to Argentina to face the Jaguares as teams return to Super Rugby after the June...

The not so “Super” Rugby returns next week

We have said allot of the current downfall in Super Rugby over the last couple of years and not much can be added. But the...

Highlanders keep winning record at home

As we expected in our preview this game could have gone either way although the Hurricanes was the favourites the Highlanders showed yet again...

Preview – Super Rugby Round 16

Well one good thing about round 16 is that no SA side will loose this weekend nor do we have to complain about their...

Nabetragting – Running out of words to describe poor

Let's be honest for one minute, the Super Rugby has been crap yet again from our South African teams and although the Lions are...

Lions grind out win against Stormers

The Lions got their second win over the Stormers this season on Saturday at Newlands when they beat the Cape side 26-23. https://youtu.be/72-2HteiCpc The game never...

Bulls loosing against themselves

The Bulls disappoint again when a 14-man Brumbies beat them at Loftus 38-28. https://youtu.be/cC84NRcyFEQ If Mitchell was upset with his teams performance last week then I...

Sharks fell short against Jaguares

The Jaguares put together another win, this time against the Sharks on Friday when they beat them 29-13. https://youtu.be/i5oHa8USwNQ With the win the Jaguares have closed...

Saders outclass Hurricanes

The Crusaders are still on their merry way to defend their Super Rugby title with an impressive win over the Hurricanes on Friday. https://youtu.be/9S2f2Yjd4QE They won...

Super Rugby Preview – Round 15

Last week for the South African teams before the international break and it is tight in the South African conference at the moment. The Sharks...

With Super Rugby taking a break who is on Rassie mind?

This weekend is the last week for South African sides in Super Rugby before the International break in June. It does not look good for...

Nabetragting – Willemse studio walkout overshadow the game

Unfortunately this weekend will not be about the rugby, also about another poor showing from the South African teams but rather the on air...

Sunwolves beat poor Stormers

A well deserve win for the Sunwolves against the Stormers with a drop goal after the hooter kept the Stormers still without a win...

Super Rugby Preview Week 14

We have all four South African teams in action this weekend with two playing away from home starting with the Stormers away against the...

Our loosies according to the numbers

Looking at the 6 flankers in our Super Rugby teams who has played the most games we can see some interesting stats. Must remember they...

Nabetragting – Referees still crap, teams not much better

Time has run out for some teams as they are not likely to make it anymore to the play-offs. Round 13 had it's surprises when...