Super Rugby

England Coach Eddie Jones Rips Into Japan’s Super Rugby Side The Sunwolves

Former Japan coach Eddie Jones ripped into the Sunwolves franchise on Friday night saying he wouldn’t be the England coach if they had got their act together off the field. Speaking at a writers’ briefing at England’s home stadium Twickenham, hours before the Sunwolves fell to the second heaviest defeat in Super Rugby history (a 92-17 drubbing by the Cheetahs), …

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Good Guy David Pocock Issues The Most Heartfelt Apology Ever

Brumbies and Wallaby star David Pocock has issued a heartfelt apology after facing a misconduct charge following his sides loss to the Chiefs; [adsenseyu2] Yesterday I faced the judiciary for the first time in my rugby career. I am incredibly disappointed with my actions. I endeavour to play the game I love in a way that reflects the kind of …

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Tahs Coach Claims Eddie Jones Is Responsible For Aussie Super Rugby Troubles

He turned Japan into world beaters and resurrected England but Eddie Jones’ coaching style continues to hinder the attacking skills of Australian rugby players compared to Kiwis, according to NSW coach Daryl Gibson. The skills of Aussie teams have come under increased scrutiny this season compared with their rivals in the new Australasian conference, with New Zealand sides collectively dominating …

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Super Rugby Needs To Drop The Kings For A Pacific Islands Team

As if the Pacific Islands didn’t have it hard enough as it already is, Super Rugby decided to completely overlook them during their expansion talks last year. Now there was obviously a good reason for the introduction of an Argentinian based franchise (Los Jaguares)! The Pumas had joined the Rugby Championship and were beginning to challenge the top sides on …

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A New Super Competition Or Maybe Not

The concept of what is now known as Super Rugby was started back in in the late 80’s as a competition between nations from New Zealand and Australia as well as Fiji. When South Africa was brought out of sporting isolation the Super 10 was born. Post 1995 when rugby became a professional game the Super 12 was created. The …

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