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7dESPN

Super Rugby Round 5 team lists

Can the Reds and Chiefs finally get a win in Super Rugby? They have tough assignments in Round 5 while the Southern Derby looms large on Saturday. Full squad lists here.

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10dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby Rebooted Round 4 Will Genia is no spent force

Goodness gracious, Will Genia's still got it. After a poor finish to 2018, the Rebels halfback is seemingly back to his best. Meanwhile, are the All Blacks inching closer to a Ngani Laumape-Jack Goodhue midfield combination?

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Rebels notch tight Super win over Brumbies

The Rebels remain unbeaten after three games of their Super Rugby season, overcoming an ugly first half to beat the Brumbies 29-26 in Melbourne.

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14dESPN

Super Rugby Round 4 team lists

Round 4 kicks off in Wellington and continues with the undefeated Rebels and Crusaders hosting the next games, against the Brumbies and the Chiefs respectively, but the best might just be coming last with the Bulls hosting the Sharks at Loftus Versfeld.

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14dSam Bruce

Ready to pounce: Jack Maddocks' roaming Rebels role

Jack Maddocks chose a tough year to step into international rugby. But armed with the lessons of a woeful Wallabies run, and a flourishing partnership with Quade Cooper, he's already made a flying start to 2019.

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21dESPN

Super Rugby Round 3 team lists

Three big trans-Tasman clashes headline Round 3 of Super Rugby, including a double-header to get us started on Friday evening. Read on for all of this week's team lists.

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28dESPN

Super Rugby Round Two team lists

In Super Rugby round two we see two trans-Tasman clashes as well as a New Zealand derby. Read for all of this week's team lists.

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28dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

The question mark surrounding your Super Rugby team

Round 1 of Super Rugby is in the books and there were already some interesting takeaways for each team and the big question mark hanging over their heads in 2019. We address the key execution, or personnel issues, here.

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35dSam Bruce

Quade & Will: 'We're not done making memories'

The careers of Will Genia and Quade Cooper have taken some interesting turns since their title-winning run at Queensland Reds. But they won't be resting on their laurels in Melbourne, the duo determined to secure some Rebels success and have fun doing it.

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38dSam Bruce

Australian conference Super Rugby preview

The Waratahs will again start favourites for the Australian Super Rugby conference, but with the Brumbies, Rebels and Reds all boasting improved squads, it promises to be a keenly fought division in 2019. Full preview here.

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Rebels' Hodge unlikely for Super opener

Wallabies centre Reece Hodge is only an outside chance of playing in the Melbourne Rebels' Super Rugby opener against the Brumbies next Friday night as he continues recovering from an ankle fracture.

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Wessels extends Rebels contract

Freshly signed for two more seasons, Dave Wessels says the Super Rugby playoffs are a minimum requirement for the Melbourne Rebels this year.

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44dGreg Growden

Would some Australian rugby players please stand up?

It is high time Super Rugby picked up its act. So too numerous Australian players, who have for too long got away with going through the motions. The World Cup is a mere eight months away, Greg Growden writes.

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Rebels' Cooper touted for Wallabies return

It would be rugby's version of the incredible journey but Melbourne Rebels coach Dave Wessels says it's conceivable Quade Cooper will be Australia's starting five-eighth at the World Cup.

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69dESPN

espnW foresight: Stars, shockers and stories of 2019

As the countdown to the 2019 season begins we look ahead to our four big women's winter codes: AFLW, Super Netball, Super W and rugby league. What will be the same in 2019? What has changed? Read our bold predictions for the season ahead.

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Cooper says he won't change for Rebels

Rebels recruit Quade Cooper insists he doesn't need to change as he looks to kick-start his Super Rugby career with his shift to Melbourne.

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148dESPN staff

Deal done: Cooper joins Rebels for 2019

After months of speculation, former Wallabies fly-half Quade Cooper has finally signed on with Melbourne Rebels on a one-year deal.

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155dAAP

Jones rejoins Rebels; no word on Quade

Melbourne remain tight-lipped about securing Queensland Reds discard Quade Cooper but have formally announced that lock Luke Jones is returning to the Super Rugby club.

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197dAAP

Rebels to re-sign Jones ahead of World Cup

Melbourne have confirmed they are looking to get Luke Jones back in Rebels colours with the lock aiming for a return to Super Rugby and the Wallabies ahead of next year's World Cup.

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Hodge gets first crack at Wallabies No.13

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika has named a backline dominated by Melbourne Rebels players for Friday night's trial match in Sydney.

2019 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • REBEL4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Crusaders : 23 Tries Scored
    CRUS1st
    18
    23
  • REBEL5th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Bulls : 63 Points Difference
    BULLS1st
    12
    63