Super Rugby

Super Rugby is the pre-eminent professional club rugby competition in the southern hemisphere and involves five teams each from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. It is also colloquially known as Super 15.

Henco Venter of the Cheetahs breaks away from Hayden Cripps of the Sunwolves. Photo: EPA

Super Rugby to cut two teams: Cheetahs boss

Super Rugby will be cut from 18 teams to 16 for next season following a meeting of governing body Sanzaar in London last week, according to the chief executive of the Bloemfontein-based Cheetahs.