It may have been Halloween but New Zealand rugby set out its stall for the 2019 Super Rugby season with the five teams announcing their squads for the tournament.
Allianz Stadium is being redeveloped so the Waratahs will play three matches at the new Western Sydney Stadium in 2019.
World Rugby has announced the match official appointments for a bumper programme of 45 men’s international matches during the November period.
The Sunwolves have appointed Tony Brown as Head Coach for the 2019 Super Rugby season.
Former Argentina international fly-half Gonzalo Quesada has been appointed Head Coach of the Jaguares foer the 2019 season.
With the Super Rugby concluded for 2018, it’s time to reflect on another season of stats and look at some key numbers that told the story of this year’s placings.
Chiefs play-maker Damien Mckenzie leads the 2018 Super Rugby Team of the Year.
The Crusaders secured their ninth Super Rugby title following a dominant 37-18 triumph over the Lions at a sold out AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
For the first time in Super Rugby history, the same two teams will face off in back-to-back Finals with the Crusaders and Lions once more doing battle for the trophy.
The fly-halves, Mo'unga and Jantjies, the quarter-backs of rugby, will go head-to-head in the Final in a bid to get their team across the line.
SANZAAR has announced the match official appointments for the Super Rugby Final which is merit-based and has included input from the team head coaches.
Kwagga Smith and Malcolm Marx scored two tries apiece as the Lions reached the Super Rugby final following a 44-26 triumph over the Waratahs in Johannesburg.
Defending champions the Crusaders progressed to the Super Rugby final as they beat an out-of-sorts Hurricanes side 30-12 in Christchurch.
Super Rugby has been blessed with some scintillating try-scoring talent over the years, but the 2018 campaign has uncovered two of the best - and they’re on the cusp of something great.
We are down to four teams and it’s time to look at the trends of just what the semi-final stage might have in store for those clubs.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the Semi-Finals of Super Rugby.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week has players from six of the eight teams while Waratah fly-half Bernard Foley is Player of the Week.
The Lions will play in the Super Rugby semi-finals for the third successive year after defeating the Jaguares 40-23 in Johannesburg.
The Waratahs claimed a dramatic 30-23 come-from-behind victory over the Highlanders in a thrilling Super Rugby quarter-final at Allianz Stadium in Sydney.
The Crusaders saw off the Sharks 40-10 with a clinical performance in Christchurch on Saturday to set up a semi-final meeting with the Hurricanes.