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Chiefs rotate for Force

April 4, 2012
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Chiefs rotate for Force

The Chiefs, who collected their fourth win in a row after beating the Waratahs last Saturday have announced their team to play the Western Force on Friday 6 April (Good Friday) at 11.40 NZ time (7.40 local time).
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Sharks make one change to starting XV

March 22, 2012
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Sharks make one change to starting XV

The Sharks have announced their team for their clash against the Waratahs with some expected changes.
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Hurricanes 17, Highlanders 19

March 17, 2012
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Hurricanes 17, Highlanders 19

The Hurricanes will play their first home game of the season when the host the Higlanders at the Westpack Stadium.
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Chiefs 29, Brumbies 22

March 16, 2012
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Chiefs 29, Brumbies 22

The Chiefs will look to continue on their impressive run as the host Jake White’s Brumbies.
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Super Rugby preview, Round 4

March 15, 2012
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Super Rugby preview, Round 4

Only three South African sides are in action in Vodacom Super Rugby this weekend – the first of 2012 that doesn’t include any local derbies.
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Fix the refs, not the laws

March 13, 2012
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Fix the refs, not the laws

Three rounds of Super Rugby have dished up everything from the sublime right through to the ridiculous with some yawns in-between.
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Posted in Columnists | 23 Comments »

Bash is back

March 13, 2012
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Bash is back

Peter Grant is back in the number 10 jersey for the Stormers when they host the Blues on Friday.
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Posted in Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 7 Comments »

SANZAR to probe Keith Brown’s scrum call

March 13, 2012
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SANZAR to probe Keith Brown’s scrum call

A controversial late penalty, which sunk the Cheetahs in their clash against the Brumbies, will be investigated by SANZAR.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Referees, Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 12 Comments »

Kaino’s season over

March 12, 2012
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Kaino’s season over

Jerome Kaino’s Super Rugby season is over because he needs to undergo surgery to repair damage to a shoulder injury sustained in the Blues Round 2  match against the Chiefs.
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Why the Bulls did not get ‘that’ penalty

March 11, 2012
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Why the Bulls did not get ‘that’ penalty

There has been a lot of controversy following the Bulls defeat last night to the Blues especially the incident that followed after the final try was scored by Björn Basson.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Laws and Technical Issues | 122 Comments »

Crusaders 19, Chiefs 24

March 9, 2012
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Crusaders 19, Chiefs 24

The high-flying Chiefs will take on New Zealand’s most successful Super Rugby team in their make-shift home town of Napier in what promises to be an epic Kiwi derby.
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Posted in SupeRugby | 14 Comments »

Alberts back for Sharks

March 8, 2012
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Alberts back for Sharks

Willem Alberts is back in the starting line-up for the Sharks for their match against the Lions this weekend.
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Higgenbotham & Faingaa return for Reds

March 8, 2012
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Higgenbotham & Faingaa return for Reds

Queensland Reds openside flanker Liam Gill earns his first starting opportunity of 2012 while Wallabies forwards Scott Higginbotham and Saia Faingaa return from injury for Saturday’s round three Super Rugby encounter against the Melbourne Rebels at Suncorp Stadium.
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Mitchell forced into changes

March 7, 2012
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Mitchell forced into changes

Lions coach John Mitchell made four changes to his starting lineup against the Sharks in their Super Rugby match in Durban on Saturday.
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One forced change for Bulls

March 7, 2012
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One forced change for Bulls

Jano Vermaak will make his first start for the Vodacom Bulls on Saturday when the home side plays the Blues at Loftus Versfeld.
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TV Ratings drop in round 2 of SupeRugby

March 7, 2012
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TV Ratings drop in round 2 of SupeRugby

Tank Lanning through his blog, Frontrowgrunt, published the television audience figures so far in SupeRugby
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Loads of changes for Crusaders

March 7, 2012
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Loads of changes for Crusaders

Crusaders team to play the Chiefs in Napier The Crusaders coaches have announced the team to play the Chiefs in Napier this Friday, and it includes a number of changes from the team which met the Highlanders last weekend.
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Barnes back for Tahs

March 7, 2012
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Barnes back for Tahs

Berrick Barnes will return to the HSBC Waratahs starting line up for this Saturday’s round three Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders in Dunedin.
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Coenie back for Brumbies clash

March 6, 2012
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Coenie back for Brumbies clash

The Toyota Cheetahs have announced their team to take n the Brumbies for their first game on tour.
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Hougaard suspended for 1 week

March 4, 2012
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Hougaard suspended for 1 week

The Bulls Francois Hougaard was suspended for one week following a tip tackle on the Cheetahs’ Robert Ebersohn.
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Stormers 15, Sharks 12

March 3, 2012
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Stormers 15, Sharks 12

The last game of Round 2 sees a coastal derby where the Stormers will host the Sharks at Newlands.
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Cheetahs 19, Bulls 51

March 3, 2012
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Cheetahs 19, Bulls 51

The Bulls travel to Bloemfontein in what is always a very bruising battle.
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Reds 35, Force 20

March 3, 2012
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Reds 35, Force 20

Super Rugby champions, the Reds, will host the Western Force in an all-Aussie derby in Brissie.
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Highlanders 27, Crusaders 24

March 3, 2012
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Highlanders 27, Crusaders 24

The troubled Highlanders host the most successful NZ Super Rugby franchise in an all-NZ derby – expect loads of passion in this one.
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SA wants to wreck a ‘great’ competition

March 2, 2012
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SA wants to wreck a ‘great’ competition

Our old favourite, Spiro Zavos believes the Super Rugby conference system is a winning recipe, and that everything must be done in order to stop the South Africans wrecking it.
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Lions 28, Hurricanes 30

March 2, 2012
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Lions 28, Hurricanes 30

The Lions will be aiming for their 2nd win in a row at home against the Hurricanes.
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Blues announce touring squad for SA leg

March 2, 2012
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Blues announce touring squad for SA leg

The Blues have announced their touring squad for their South African tour of SupeRugby.
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Alberts out of Newlands clash

March 1, 2012
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Alberts out of Newlands clash

The Sharks has decided not to risk Willem Alberts for their match against the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
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Posted in SupeRugby | 13 Comments »

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