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.
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.
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.
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 Hurricanes progressed to the Super Rugby semi-finals with a hard-fought 32-31 victory over the Chiefs at Westpac Stadium in Wellington.
With the regular season coming to a close the pressure really cranks up a notch as the top teams of 2018 begin to dream of lifting the Super Rugby trophy.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for the quarter-finals of Super Rugby.
The Chiefs continued with their fine recent form despite a red card for Johnny Faauli, defeating the Hurricanes 28-26 in Hamilton.
The penultimate Super Rugby Team of the Week for the normal season before we head into Finals next week. TOTW has players from eight teams with the Hurricanes Ngani Laumape Player of the Week.
Ngani Laumape scored four tries as the Hurricanes claimed a 42-24 win over the Blues in their New Zealand derby in Wellington.
The Super Rugby season has hit the home stretch and we take a look at what lies ahead in the road to the finals for the teams in the New Zealand conference.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #18 of the 2018 Super Rugby season.
The Super Rugby Team of the Week has players from nine teams with the Chiefs and Brumbies leading the way after their victories in Week 17. The Sunwolves' Michael Little is Player of the Week.
The Brumbies produced a superb Super Rugby performance to overcome the Hurricanes 24-12 at the GIO Stadium in Canberra.
SANZAAR has announced the referee appointments for Week #17 of the 2018 Super Rugby season.