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Crusaders want patience over name change

Irritated Crusaders coach Scott Robertson has called for patience in the debate over changing his team's name, saying any decision should wait until a degree of calm returns to Christchurch.

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2dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby Round 6: Are midfield opposites Wallabies teammates?

They're two of Australia's in-form players and Samu Kerevi and Tevita Kuridrani will face off at Suncorp Stadium on Sunday, but can they be Wallabies midfield teammates? Meanwhile, an emotional night at the SCG awaits.

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Super Rugby Round 6 team lists

Super Rugby Round 6 is highlighted by a rare Sunday afternoon fixture while the SCG surface will again take centre stage in Sydney. Follow the team lists as they're announced here.

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Waratahs to play on repaired SCG surface

The NSW Waratahs are pressing ahead with plans to play defending Super Rugby champions the Crusaders on the patch-up Sydney Cricket Ground on Saturday night.

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9dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby Round 5 Reds' Sunwolves task just got tougher

Still without a win, the universe has seemingly conspired to make the Reds' trip to Tokyo even tougher than it looked just a few days ago. Meanwhile in Dunedin, we can sniff a Southern Derby upset.

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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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12dSam 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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12dSam Bruce

Waratahs' game against Crusaders must be moved from SCG

The SCG is an iconic venue in Australian sport. But the Waratahs must take their game against the Crusaders to a proper rugby ground, one where the surface won't collapse and the contest is played within the atmosphere in deserves.

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16dESPN

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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Crusaders break Super Rugby record with Reds win

The Crusaders have continued their unbeaten run with a 22-12 win over the Reds in Brisbane, to make it 18 wins on the trot and make a Super Rugby record of eight straight road wins.

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23dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby: Petaia vs. Goodhue to light up Suncorp

Jordan Petaia vs. Jack Goodhue? Yes please. Australia's boom centre prospect rugby education gets its biggest test yet when he lines up against classy All Blacks midfielder in Brisbane on Saturday night. Here's What to Watch For in Round 3.

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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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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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31dSam 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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Robertson extension leaves Foster as ABs tip

The All Blacks coaching field appears to have narrowed once more, after Crusaders coach Scott Robertson opted to re-sign with the two-time defending champions for a further two seasons.

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39dCraig Dowd

Why Richie Mo'unga pressure is different in 2019

It was the talking point that dominated New Zealand rugby circles throughout 2018: Should Richie Mo'unga replace Beauden Barrett as the All Blacks No.10? The conversation recommences on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.

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New Zealand conference Super Rugby preview

Will All Blacks' rest weeks derail the Crusaders' hopes of a Super Rugby three-peat? Is this the year the Blues get going? How much will the Chiefs miss Sam Cane? Your ultimate New Zealand conference preview is here.

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47dCraig Dowd

More All Blacks' selection uncertainty than you think

New Zealand aren't exactly short on playing talent, which leaves the All Blacks selection panel with arguably the toughest job in rugby in 2019: selecting a 31-man squad. There are going to be some casualties, Craig Dowd writes.

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O'Gara says Robertson's All Blacks time is now

Crusaders coach Scott Robertson is far more than the breakdancing, surfer dude that he's portrayed as and is ready to step into the All Blacks role, according to former Ireland fly-half Ronan O'Gara.

2019 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • TRIES SCORED
    1st 23 Tries
  • CRUS2nd
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Bulls : 63 Points Difference
    BULLS1st
    57
    63