Super Rugby

A Super Mess

Super Rugby 2016 is all about the growth and worldwide expansion of the competition. There are new markets in Japan with the hastily organised Sunwolves, Latin American-flavored Los Jaguares, and the much-maligned Southern Kings of South Africa joining the party with the the aim of increasing revenue. However, the more competition grows, the more it becomes a farcical caricature of …

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Sent to the bin after being KO’d

No remorse was shown by the referee for the Stormers centre Daniel du Plessis during a Super Rugby game this weekend. After chasing a high ball du Plessis miss-timed his challenge and ran into the Force winger Marcel Brache as he jumped in the air. [adsenseyu2] [adsenseyu2] The final score was 22-3 after a dominant performance by the Stormers in terrible playing …

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Joe Schmidt Could Be Set To Leave Ireland For Super Rugby Job

Highlanders CEO Roger Clark has confirmed that last year’s Super Rugby champions are pursuing the services of current Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt. Talking to Tony Veitch, Clark said they had called the former Blues assistant coach and that his potential comeback to New Zealand could provide him with an opportunity to take the All Blacks head coach job when …

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