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Super Rugby Pre-Season Fixtures

 

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA - JULY 24: The Rugby Championship trophy is displayed at SANZAR headquarters on July 24, 2012 in Sydney, Australia. (Photo by Brendon Thorne/Getty Images)

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All the warm-up matches leading up to the expanded 18-team tournament.

Friday, 29 January
Kings vs NMMU (Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Kick-off: TBC)

Saturday, 30 January
Stormers vs SWD Eagles (Venue TBC, Kick-off: TBC)

Wednesday, 3 February
Force vs Hurricanes (Central Coast Stadium, Gosford, Kick-off: 09:50 SA time)

Thursday, 4 February
Blues vs Rebels (Pakuranga Rugby Club, Auckland, Kick-off: TBC)

Friday, 5 February
Toulon vs Sharks (Stade Mayol, Toulon, Kick-off: TBC)

Saturday, 6 February
Reds vs Crusaders (Ballymore Stadium, Brisbane, Kick-off: 11:30 SA time)
Waratahs vs Brumbies (Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, 10:00 SA time)
Highlanders vs Racing 92 (Siu Sai Wan Stadium, Hong Kong, Kick-off: TBC)
Bulls vs Cheetahs (Harare, Zimbabwe, Kick-off: 17:00)
Lions vs Leopards & Valke (Venue TBC, Kick-off: TBC)
Kings vs Stormers (Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Kick-off: TBC)

Thursday, 11 February
Toulouse vs Sharks (Le Stade Toulousain, Toulouse, Kick-off: TBC)
Highlanders vs Crusaders (Fred Booth Park, Waimamu, Kick-off: 7:00 SA time)

Friday, 12 February
Reds vs Brumbies (Ballymore, Brisbane, Kick-off: 11:30 SA time)
Chiefs vs Waratahs (Rotorua International Stadium, Rotorua, Kick-off: 4:00 SA time)
Kings vs Cheetahs (Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, Kick-off: TBC)

Saturday, 13 February
Force vs Asia Pacific Dragons (nib Stadium, Perth, Kick-off: TBC)
Blues vs Hurricanes (Eketahuna Rugby Club, Eketahuna, Kick-off: TBC)
Bulls vs Lions (Peter Mokaba Stadium, Polokwane, 17:00)

Thursday, 18 February
Rebels vs Samoa (AAMI Park, Melbourne, 09:30 SA time)

Friday, 19 February
Crusaders vs Hurricanes (Lansdowne Park, Blenheim, New Zealand, Kick-off: 5:30 SA time)
Highlanders vs Waratahs (Queenstown Recreation Ground, Queenstown, New Zealand, Kick-off: 7:00 SA time)
Chiefs vs Blues (Pukekohe, New Zealand, Kick-off: TBC)
Lions vs Jaguars (Ellis Park, Johannesburg, Kick-off: TBC)

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Weekend’s Results

Less than 2 weeks to Super Rugby 2016 and all 6 SA sides were involved in pre-season action on the weekend. Below, all the results and team line-ups.

Toulouse 17-31 Sharks (Stadium Municipal)

Sharks: 15 Willie le Roux, 14 Wandile Mjekevu, 13 Heimar Williams, 12 Johan Deysel, 11 S’bura Sithole, 10 Garth April, 9 Michael Claassens, 8 Christiaan de Bruin, 7 Etienne Oosthuizen, 6 Marcell Coetzee (c), 5 Hyron Andrews, 4 Dave McDuling, 3 Lourens Adriaanse, 2 Franco Marais, 1 Juan Schoeman

Bench: 16 Kyle Cooper, 17 Gerhard Engelbrecht, 18 Daniel du Preez, 19 Jean-Luc du Preez, 20 Cobus Reinach, 21 Stefan Ungerer, 22 Andre Esterhuizen, 23 Paul Jordaan, 24 Odwa Ndungane, 25 Joe Pietersen

Toulouse: 15 Thomas Ramos, 14 Timoci Matanavou, 13 Arthur Bonneval, 12 Jarrod Poï, 11 Alexis Palisson, 10 Luke McAlister, 9 David Mélé, 8 Gregory Lamboley, 7 Gillian Galan, 6 François Cros, 5 Edwin Maka, 4 Romain Millo-Chluski, 3 Gert Muller, 2 Corey Flynn, 1 Gurthrö Steenkamp.

Bench: Kakovin, Tolofua, Marchand, Aldegheri, Tialata, Tekori, Manukula, Harinordoquy, Tuinukuafe, Tebaldini, Bouyxou, Tolofua, Bienvenu, Rauga, Kunatani, Billard.

Scorers:

Toulouse – Tries: Alexis Palisson, Corey Flynn. Conversions: David Mélé, Thomas Bouyxou. Penalty: Mélé.
Sharks – Tries: S’bura Sithole, Garth April, Johan Deysel. Conversions: April (2). Penalties: April (4).

Kings 11-21 Cheetahs (NMB Stadium)

Kings: 15 Jurgen Visser, 14 Luzuko Vulundlu, 13 Stefan Watermeyer, 12 Shane Gates, 11 Malcolm Jaer, 10 Elgar Watts, 9 Ntando Kebe, 8 Jacques Engelbrecht, 7 Thembelani Bholi, 6 Chris Cloete, 5 JC Astle, 4 Steven Sykes (c), 3 Tom Botha, 2 Martin Bezuidenhout, 1 Schalk Ferreira

Bench: 16 Sti Sithole, 17 Martin Ferreira, 18 Vukile Sofisa, 19 Cornell Hess, 20 CJ Velleman, 21 Stephan Willemse, 22 Junior Pokomela, 23 Leighton Eksteen, 24 Theuns Kotze, 25 JP du Plessis, 26 Siyanda Grey

Cheetahs:15 Sergeal Petersen, 14 Maphutha Dolo, 13 Francois Venter (captain), 12 William Small-Smith, 11 Raymond Rhule, 10 Sias Ebersohn, 9 Shaun Venter, 8 Niell Jordaan, 7 Uzair Cassiem, 6 Boom Prinsloo, 5 Lodewyk de Jager, 4 Carl Wegner, 3 Maks van Dyk, 2 Torsten van Jaarsveld, 1 Charles Marais

Bench: 16 Jacques du Toit, 17 Danie Mienie, 18 Luan de Bruin, 19 Reniel Hugo, 20 Hilton Lobberts, 21 Paul Schoeman, 22 Henco Venter, 23 Tian Meyer, 24 Fred Zeilinga, 25 Michael van der Spuy, 26 Clayton Blommetjies

Scorers:

Kings: Shane Gates: Try; Elgar Watts: 2 Penalties

Cheetahs: Boom Prinsloo: Try; Sergeal Peterson: Try; Francois Venter: Try; Sias Ebersohn: 2xConversions; Fred Zeilinga: Conversion

Stormers 29-14 Jaguares

Stormers: 15 Dillyn Leyds, 14 Kobus van Wyk, 13 Johnny Kotze, 12 Huw Jones, 11 Leolin Zas, 10 Robert Du Preez, 9 Jano Vermaak, 8 Nizaam Carr (captain), 7 Sikhumbuzo Notshe, 6 Rynhardt Elstadt, 5 Pieter-Steph du Toit, 4 Jean Kleyn, 3 Vincent Koch, 2 Bongi Mbonambi, 1 Oli Kebble.

Bench: 16 Scarra Ntubeni, 17 Michael Willemse, 18 JC Janse van Rensburg, 19 JP Smith, 20 Alistair Vermaak, 21 Jan de Klerk, 22 JD Schickerling, 23 Rikus Bothma, 24 Jurie van Vuuren, 25 Nic Groom, 26 Godlen Masimla, 27 Louis Schreuder, 28 Kurt Coleman, 29 Brandon Thompson, 30 Ryan Oosthuizen, 31 Khanyo Ngcukana

Jaguares: 15 Joaquín Tuculet, 14 Matías Orlando, 13 Matías Moroni, 12 Jerónimo De la Fuente, 11 Santiago Cordero, 10 Nicolás Sánchez, 9 Martín Landajo, 8 Facundo Isa, 7 Juan Manuel Leguizamon, 6 Tomás Lezana, 5 Tomas Lavanini, 4 Matías Alemanno, 3 Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, 2 Agustín Creevy (captain), 1 Santiago García Botta.

Bench: Julian Montoya, Lucas Noguera Paz, Cristian Bartoloni, Felipe Arregui, Santiago Iglesias Valdez, Felipe Ezcurra, Santiago González Iglesias, Rodrigo Baez, Emiliano Boffelli, Tomás Carrio, Gonzalo Bertranou, Javier Ortega Desio, Leonardo Senatore, Pablo Matera, Guido Petti, Ignacio Larrague, Ramiro Herrera.

The scorers:

For Stormers: Tries: Zas, Leyds, Ngcukana, Schickerling. Cons: Du Preez, Thompson 2. Pen: Du Preez

For Jaguares: Tries: González Iglesias, Isa. Cons: Landajo 2

Bulls 28-24 Lions

Bulls: 15 Warrick Gelant, 14 Travis Ismaiel, 13 Jesse Kriel, 12 Jan Serfontein, 11 Bjorn Basson, 10 Francois Brummer, 9 Rudy Paige, 8 Arno Botha, 7 Hanro Liebenberg, 6 Nic de Jager, 5 Grant Hattingh, 4 RG Snyman, 3 Marcel van der Merwe, 2 Adriaan Strauss (captain), 1 Trevor Nyakane

Bench: 16 Jaco Visagie, 17 Pierre Schoeman, 18 Jason Jenkins, 19 Jannes Kirsten, 20 Piet van Zyl, 21 Tian Schoeman, 22 Burger Odendaal, 23 Werner Kruger, 24 Jamba Ulengo, 25 Jade Stighling

Lions: 15 Andries Coetzee, 14 Ruan Combrinck, 13 Lionel Mapoe, 12 Rohan Janse van Rensburg, 11 Courtnall Skosan, 10 Elton Jantjies, 9 Ross Cronje, 8 Warren Whiteley (captain), 7 Warwick Warwick Tecklenburg, 6 Jaco Kriel, 5 Franco Mostert, 4 Andries Ferreira, 3 Julian Redelinghuys, 2 Robbie Coetzee, 1 Jacques van Rooyen

Bench: 16 Malcolm Marx, 17 Dylan Smith, 18 Ruan Dreyer, 19 Robert Kruger, 20 Martin Muller, 21 Ruan Ackermann, 22 Stephan de Witt, 23 Ruan Lerm, 24 Faf de Klerk, 25 Howard Mnisi, 26 Stokkies Hanekom, 27 Anthony Volmink, 28 Jaco van der Walt

Scorers:

Bulls 28 (7). Tries: Jesse Kriel, Grant Hattingh, Burger Odendaal, Jamba Ulengo. Conversions: Francois Brummer (2), Tian Schoeman (2)

Lions 24 (12). Tries: Warren Whiteley, Ruan Combrinck (2), Rohan Janse van Rensburg. Conversions: Elton Jantjies (2).

 

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