Super Rugby: Pre-season action

Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:57
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THE APPETIZER:  The 2018 Super Rugby is upon us and teams have all entered their last few weeks of preparation with a number of exciting pre-season matches.

The upcoming season will see 15-teams battling for the crown.

Last year’s complicated season of 18 sides has been reduced after the axing of Cheetahs, Southern Kings and Australian side the Western Force.

However, before the season kicks off on February 17, the franchises have set-up pre-season schedules to familiarized themselves with the competitive nature of the competition.

This page is a working document and rugby365 will be updating it as far as possible.

Super Rugby Pre-Season Fixtures:

January 20
SWD Eagles v Stormers (Outeniqua Park)

January 27
Lions v Bulls (Johannesburg)
Bulls v Sharks (Polokwane)
Jaguares v Argentina XV

February 2
Chiefs v Blues (Rugby Park, Te Kuiti)
Crusaders v Hurricanes (Greymouth, New Zealand)
Highlanders v Waratahs (Recreation Ground, Central Otago)

February 3
Bulls v Stormers (United States)
Brumbies v Rebels (Queanbeyan, Australia)
Sharks v Racing (Hong Kong)

February 9-10
Brisbane Global Tens

February 10
Bulls vs Jaguares

February 14
Brumbies vs Chiefs (Sunshine Coast Stadium)

February 15
Waratahs vs Rebels (Brookvale Oval)
Highlanders vs Crusaders (New Zealand)
Hurricanes vs Blues (Warkworth, New Zealand)

There are currently no matches being played
Sun, 22 April 2018
Brumbies v Jaguares 06h05 Canberra
Racing Metro v Munster 14h15 Paris
Fri, 27 April 2018
Munster v Ulster 22h00 Thomond Park
Kings v Cheetahs 22h00 Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium
Treviso v Zebre 22h00 Stadio Monigo
Dragons v Scarlets 22h00 Rodney Parade
Edinburgh v Glasgow Warriors 22h00 Myreside
Cardiff Blues v Ospreys 22h00 Cardiff Arms Park
Connacht v Leinster 22h00 Sportsground
Worcester Warriors v Harlequins 22h00 Sixways
Wasps v Northampton Saints 22h00 Ricoh Arena
London Irish v Saracens 22h00 Madejski Stadium
Leicester Tigers v Newcastle Falcons 22h00 Welford Road
Gloucester v Bath 22h00 Kingsholm
Exeter Chiefs v Sale Sharks 22h00 Sandy Park
Hurricanes v Sunwolves 07h35 Wellington
Stormers v Rebels 13h00 Newlands
Sat, 28 April 2018
Reds v Lions 05h05 Suncorp Stadium
Blues v Jaguares 07h35 Eden Park
Brumbies v Crusaders 09h45 Canberra
Bulls v Highlanders 15h15 Loftus Versfeld
Pool AU
Team P W D L Pts
Waratahs 8 5 1 2 24
Rebels 7 4 0 3 21
Brumbies 7 3 0 4 14
Reds 8 3 0 5 13
Sunwolves 8 0 0 8 2
Pool NZ
Team P W D L Pts
Crusaders 8 6 0 2 29
Hurricanes 7 6 0 1 27
Highlanders 7 5 0 2 24
Chiefs 8 6 0 2 26
Blues 7 2 0 12
Pool SA
Team P W D L Pts
Lions 9 6 0 3 30
Bulls 8 4 0 4 19
Sharks 9 3 1 5 18
Stormers 9 3 0 6 14
Jaguares 6 2 0 4 8