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Super Rugby Team of the Season (so far)

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With the Super Rugby season put on hold after 7 rounds, SANZAAR have released their team of the season (so far)   Using the Opta Index the team has been announced. The Index allows genuine opportunities...

Super Rugby’s Most Lethal Attackers & Stalwart Defenders

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Super Rugby on ice for the time being, we examine the stats to determine who has stood out in the past 7 rounds on defence and attack.   Crusaders' flank Tom Christie has proved himself to...

Top Super Rugby (Round 7) Stats Performers - Tackles, turnovers, running metres, defenders beaten, clean breaks

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With Round 7 complete, we examine the top performers in the relevant statistical columns.   Jake Schatz of the Sunwolves topped the tackle stat for the first time with 23. The Sunwolves spent a...

Super Rugby Round 7 Wrap-Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Hurricanes v Chiefs Jordie Barrett landed a penalty at the death to give the Hurricanes victory in Hamilton on Friday evening. The game was a solid contest from the beginning with both teams well matched...

Weekend Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Ulster confirm the signing of former Ireland International     Ulster Rugby have formally announced the signing of Ireland fly-half, Ian Madigan, who will join the province in the summer...

Coronavirus: Super Rugby to be suspended following weekend action

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The 2020 Super Rugby season will be suspended following the weekend's matches, SANZAAR has announced.     The rugby union competition was one of the few still going ahead across the globe...

Super Rugby Round 7 - Games To Look Forward To

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Round 7 of Super Rugby has some mouth-watering prospects in store, most notably the two derbies in New Zealand and South Africa. The Chiefs and Hurricanes will do battle in Hamilton tomorrow, the former’s...

Super Rugby Round 7 Review:

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

This weekend the competition sees it’s second double header come into play, but Friday we kickoff with a New Zealand derby as the Chiefs host the Hurricanes at the FMG Stadium Waikato in Hamilton.  On...

Weekend Round Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

Tyrel Lomax suspended for 3 weeks     Hurricanes prop Tyrel Lomax has been suspended for 3 weeks for his high shot on Blues fullback Stephen Perofeta on Saturday night.   Lomax was...

Super Rugby Round 6 Wrap Up

4 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Bulls break their duck, the Reds narrowly miss out, Blues kick into gear and the Sharks and Brumbies march on. Super Rugby delivered its usual healthy dose of intrigue, surprise and excitement in an...