Super Rugby


SANZAR keep Singapore in radar

Singapore presented an attractive bid in the hope of becoming Super Rugby's 18th team but fell short at the final hurdle after SANZAR decided to award it to Japan.

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Kiwis prefer Japan over Singapore

Japan is the preferred option over Singapore to expand the Super Rugby competition in 2016, NZRU CEO Steve Tew said

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Venter joins Gold at Sharks

NEWS: The Sharks have made two key appointments - Gary Gold as Director of Rugby and Brendan Venter as Technical Director.

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Singapore throws in the towel

Japan has all but secured their place in Super Rugby from 2016. According to reports Singapore has effectively thrown in the towel.

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South Africa

Gold deal for Sharks

EXCLUSIVE: Former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold is set to return to South Africa, to take up a top job at the Sharks.

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Highlanders bolster squad

The Highlanders have added Tasman flyhalf Marty Banks, experienced lock Alex Ainley and Taranaki flyer Waisake Naholo to their 2015 Super Rugby squad.

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Singapore's Super Rugby shame

Singapore's National Stadium suffered fresh embarrassment when the Maori All Blacks scrapped their match over the poor state of its pitch.
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The Karmichael-Cooper show

Karmichael Hunt is looking forward to pairing his exciting brand of ball running with school-mate Quade Cooper's mercurial playing style.
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Cheetahs shop overseas for SR

Naka Drotske has named his extended 55-man squad for the Cheetahs' 2015 Super Rugby season with his marque signing being french based Joe Pietersen.

Iopu-Aso added to Hurricanes roster

The Hurricanes roster is starting to fill up as the Super Rugby pre'-season draws near.

Chiefs lure Sevens star

The Chiefs added two more players to their squad for 2015, with the signing of Tasman wing Bryce Heem and Auckland loose forward Sean Polwart.

Hurricanes to hit Eketahuna

The Hurricanes are taking Super Rugby back to the country with a pre-season game in Eketahuna.

Jantjies calling the shots

Golden Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies is enjoying life at Japanese club Shining Arcs, as he has been given a pivotal role in the team.

Former AB joins Blues coaching unit

Former All Black David Hill will join the coaching team at the Blues for the forthcoming Super Rugby season.

Super twist in expansion race

IN THE SPOTLIGHT: The race to become the 18th Super Rugby franchise in 2016 took an intriguing twist on Wednesday.

Highlanders keep Japanese import

The Highlanders revealed that Japanese international Fumiaki Tanaka will be returning to play for the Dunedin-based franchise in 2015.

Reds reel in an All Black

World Cup-winning All Black back row forward Adam Thomson has become the latest high-profile signing by the Reds.

Carter injured...again

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter has, one again, returned to the sidelines after bruising his calf during a provincial match for Canterbury.

Fixtures Time
Results Score
Team P W D L Pts
Waratahs 16 12 0 4 58
Crusaders 16 11 0 5 51
Sharks 16 11 0 5 50
Brumbies 16 10 0 6 45
Chiefs 16 8 2 6 44
Highlanders 16 8 0 8 42
Hurricanes 16 8 0 8 41
Force 16 9 0 7 40
Bulls 16 7 1 8 38
Blues 16 7 0 9 37
Stormers 16 7 0 9 32
Lions 16 7 0 9 31
Reds 16 5 0 11 28
Cheetahs 16 4 1 11 24
Rebels 16 4 0 12 21