SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 6 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
Player of the week is Lions Flanker Jaco Kriel who made more clean breaks and beat more defenders than any other forward in Round 5 against the Kings in Port Elizabeth.
The Sharks came out on top in a see-sawing tussle with the Cheetahs on Saturday, scoring four tries in a 38-30 victory in Bloemfontein.
Score first win the game? Which teams are the most effective at launching themselves off the starting blocks?
Player of the week is Hurricanes No.8 Ardie Savea who was at his destructive, ball carrying best in his sides comprehensive 41-15 victory over the Highlanders in Wellington.
Ramiro Moyano was their star with a hat-trick of tries while Matías Alemanno and a penalty try were their other offerings to seal a bonus-point.
A fundamental of the sport, the lineout can often be the crux around which Super Rugby games are won and lost. So which teams are the best exponents?
Player of the week is Sharks flanker Jean-Luc Du Preez who was instrumental in his sides comprehensive 37-14 victory over the Waratahs in Durban.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 4 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
The Cheetahs overcame a spirited Sunwolves side to triumph 38-31 in Bloemfontein on Saturday in Super Rugby.
Only four times in Super Rugby history has the team with the best defensive record in the regular season lifted the trophy but effective defence remains a cornerstone of a tilt towards championship success.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Round 3 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
Player of the week is Lions scum-half Ross Cronje who was dynamic against the Waratahs in Johannesburg helping his side beat the visitors 55-36 in a high scoring match.
The Cheetahs bounced back from last weekend's narrow defeat to the Lions by beating the Bulls 34-28 at Free State Stadium on Saturday.
The 18-team Super Rugby tournament kicked off for the second time after a bustling 2016 campaign and there were points galore amidst a swath of entertaining rugby during the opening round.
Crusaders fullback Israel Dagg leads the Round #1 Team of the Week that includes players from 10 different teams.
The Lions nudged past the Cheetahs 28-25 in Bloemfontein on Saturday thanks to a double from Rohan Janse van Rensburg.
There have been six different winners of the trophy across the last seven seasons but New Zealand teams have won 14 of the 21 Super Rugby championships. Will this change in 2017?
Defending the title of Super Rugby Champions has proven hard in the past. Can the Hurricanes go back-to-back in 2017?
SANZAAR has announced the referee team that will officiate the 2017 Super Rugby season. The 19-strong team went through its paces at a training camp in Sydney recently.