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  • Aug 21, 2014
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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.

Hosea Gear eyes World Cup in return to New Zealand to join the Chiefs

Former All Blacks winger Hosea Gear is returning to New Zealand rugby next year with the Waikato Chiefs in an effort to break into Steve Hansen’s World Cup squad.

Tuesday, 12 August, 2014, 12:50pm

Crusaders’ South African hunting trip draws flak

Conservationists have criticised players from New Zealand’s Canterbury Crusaders Super 15 team for killing wildlife, including a zebra, while touring in South Africa, then posing in photographs with the carcasses.

12 Aug 2014 - 2:12pm 2 comments

Coach Todd Blackadder hails Crusaders’ fighting spirit

The Canterbury Crusaders deserve some credit for keeping their quest for an eighth Super Rugby title alive until the final minute of the season, according to coach Todd Blackadder.

5 Aug 2014 - 8:17pm

Australia hope Waratahs’ Super Final triumph translates into test success

Wallabies fans will be hoping that Australia's superlative Super Rugby season, capped by a maiden title for the New South Wales Waratahs, will be a springboard to further success in the test arena this year.

5 Aug 2014 - 3:35pm

Last-gasp triumph for champion Waratahs

Bernard Foley kicked a long-range penalty goal in the last minute to clinch the New South Wales Waratahs’ first Super Rugby title against the Canterbury Crusaders in Sydney on Saturday.

5 Aug 2014 - 3:37pm

Form versus pedigree in blockbuster Super 15 final

Form collides head-on with pedigree when the New South Wales Waratahs bid for a first Super Rugby title against seven-time champions Canterbury Crusaders in a blockbuster final at Sydney's ANZ Stadium on Saturday.

2 Aug 2014 - 9:34am

Change of venue for Super 15 final delights Crusaders

The New South Wales Waratahs are praying for a change of luck while the Canterbury Crusaders cannot believe their good fortune heading into Saturday's Super Rugby final.

1 Aug 2014 - 12:15pm 1 comment

It’s payback time for Waratahs reject Nemani Nadolo

Nemani Nadolo's thick Australian accent is just one tell-tale sign the New South Wales Waratahs' decision to let the rampaging winger slip through their fingers could come back to haunt them on Saturday.

31 Jul 2014 - 9:11am

Waratahs set up Super final showdown with Crusaders

New South Wales Waratahs will play the Canterbury Crusaders in the Super Rugby final after an epic 26-8 win over the ACT Brumbies in Sydney on Saturday.

30 Jul 2014 - 3:37pm

Sharks to stay safe for semi-final clash with Crusaders

The ACT Brumbies have abandoned his conservative game plan but Jake White's Sharks' side won't when they face the Canterbury Crusaders in their Super Rugby semi-final on Saturday.

26 Jul 2014 - 9:22am