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Whiteley return sparks Lions forwards to beat Chiefs

Warren Whiteley underlined his importance to the Lions as he returned from a long-term injury to lead his side to a 23-17 victory over a fast-finishing Waikato Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday.

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Super Rugby mid-season report: Your team's progress analysed

We've reached the halfway point of the 2019 Super Rugby season. The Crusaders are clear at the top, but the chasing pack is not small in size. We review your team's progress here!

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Super Rugby Round 10 Team Lists

All eyes will be on the Waratahs as they take to the field without Israel Folau for the first time since his controversial Instagram post, while round 10 is also highlighted by a New Zealand derby.

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Super Rugby Round 9 team lists

Super Rugby round 9 is highlighted by the Blues playing for their fifth consecutive win as they look firmly placed in the playoff race, while the Reds go on tour and the Sharks aim to solidify their place at the top of their conference.

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Super Rugby Round 8 team lists

Super Rugby round 8 is highlighted by the Crusaders returning home for the first time since the Christchurch terror attacks to take on the Brumbies, in what is sure to be an emotional night.

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Super Rugby Round 7 team lists

Super Rugby round 7 is highlighted by the Crusaders looking to bounce back from their shock loss in a New Zealand derby, while the Reds play host to the Rebels who return from their South Africa trip.

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Lions compound Sunwolves' Super Rugby woe in Singapore

The Lions heaped more misery on the Sunwolves with a comfortable victory at the National Stadium in Singapore on Saturday, a day after it was announced the Japanese franchise would be cut from Super Rugby after the 2020 season.

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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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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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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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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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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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59dSam 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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Super Rugby South Africa conference preview

The Super Rugby season is once again upon us. Here, we analyse the South African conference, and ESPN columnist Greg Growden offers his thoughts on each of the five franchises.

2019 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • LIONS4th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Crusaders : 40 Tries Scored
    CRUS1st
    31
    40
  • LIONS11th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Crusaders : 121 Points Difference
    CRUS1st
    -29
    121