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Super Rugby Round 16 Review: A New Playoff Picture

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AUCKLAND, NZ – A big change happened over the weekend in the NZ conference of Super Rugby when the Highlanders decided they were sick of being the third best team. They rearranged things accordingly with a thumping win over the Chiefs, which moved the latter into fourth overall. They weren’t the only NZ side to […]

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Super Rugby Round 16 Preview

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AUCKLAND, NZ – It’s a funny old time for Super Rugby here in this part of the world. A couple of the bigger, historically superior teams have been knocked out of the comp (Blues and Crusaders), so a lot of rugby talk isn’t about the playoffs and who will win, rather the form of the […]

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Super Rugby Round 15 Review: Game Over For The Crusaders

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AUCKLAND, NZ – It’s official, the Crusaders will miss the Super Rugby playoffs and finish in their worst position on the table in 14 seasons. This came courtesy of the Waratahs, who won their 2014 grand final replay in fine style. Elsewhere the Hurricanes demolished the Blues, the Lions reminded everyone that they’re not the […]

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Super Rugby Round 15 Preview

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AUCKLAND, NZ – It’s do-or-die for a few teams this weekend in Super Rugby, most notably the Crusaders. Their 2014 grand final rematch with the Waratahs in Sydney is a straight elimination game, meanwhile the Stormers have a fantastic opportunity to jump ahead of the Bulls in the South African conference. The Hurricanes can rest […]

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Super Rugby Round 14 Review: Come On Ref

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AUCKLAND, NZ – It’s official. The Hurricanes will now finish top of the Super Rugby table for 2015, guaranteeing them a home playoff and possible home final. They got there through a highly controversial win over the next best team, the Chiefs, who will be spewing at referee Glen Jackson (who, coincidentally, used to play […]

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Super Rugby Round 14 Preview

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AUCKLAND, NZ – Four rounds to go so it’s officially crunch time in Super Rugby 2015. If you’ve been turning a blind eye to rugby in these parts of the world, here’s the state of play: the Hurricanes are currently outright leaders with a game in hand of their nearest rivals, the Chiefs. Those two […]

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