<
>

Matches
All times in EST

Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images
3dSam Bruce

Super Rugby 2020: So what's the deal again?

The 2020 Super Rugby season is upon us? What, wait, how? Yes, the Jan 31. start is earlier than ever while the competition has also been shrouded in some uncertainty elsewhere. We answer the key questions ahead of next week's kick-off here.

Brook Mitchell/Getty Images
10dESPN

Super Rugby 2020 preseason fixtures

The 25th season of Super Rugby kicks off as early as January 31 with all 15 teams taking part in preseason fixtures. Follow this blog for all team lists, locals, times and results.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
219dAAP

Ruthless Crusaders book Super semi-final

The Super Rugby play-offs have begun in familiar fashion, with the ruthless Crusaders powering clear in the second half to beat the Highlanders 38-14 in their quarter-final in Christchurch.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
221dESPN

Super Rugby Playoff Team Lists

After a tight season that came right down to the wire, we're finally at the pointy end of the year, with every side playing for a spot in the semifinals. Here are the playoff team lists.

Phil Walter/Getty Images
228dESPN

Super Rugby Round 18 Team Lists

With just one round remaining, only four of the top eight spots have been finalised, while up to eight teams remain in the fight for the final four playoff spots. Here are the final round team lists.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
235dBrittany Mitchell, Sam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby preview Round 17: Mind games and Squire's return

There's plenty of mind games going on in Australia, while Liam Squire returns in New Zealand to press his All Blacks claims, and the Bulls have gone all in on Handre Pollard.

Scott Barbour/Getty Images
235dSam Bruce

Super Rugby's finals race: Who will reach the playoffs?

Only the Reds and Sunwolves are out of contention for the Super Rugby finals. We've analysed the form and run home of the other 13 sides, settling on some fearless predictions in the process.

Chris Hyde/Getty Images
235dESPN

Super Rugby Round 17 Team Lists

Things are heating up as we countdown to the end of the regular season with the race for playoff spots coming to a head.

Quinn Rooney/Getty Images
243dESPN

Super Rugby Round 16 Team Lists

Things are heating up as we countdown to the end of the regular season with the race for playoff spots coming to a head.

Carl Fourie/Gallo Images/Getty Images
245dReuters

Stormers down Highlanders to stay in he hunt

The Stormers kept up hopes of a playoff place with a handy victory over the Highlanders on Saturday, outscoring them with four tries to three.

RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images
248dCraig Dowd

Rugby must revisit the scrum amid current guessing game

While the refereeing in South Africa has raised some eyebrows across Super Rugby, it's the increasing amount of scrum resets and general uncertainty that is really upsetting fans - Craig Dowd writes.

Chris Hyde/Getty Images
250dESPN

Super Rugby Round 15 Team Lists

There are just four rounds to go in Super Rugby's regular season, with a real race unfolding for the wild card playoff spots.

WILLIAM WEST/AFP/Getty Images
257dESPN

Super Rugby Round 14 Team Lists

There are just five rounds to go in Super Rugby's regular season, the Australian and South African conferences very much in the balance. Follow all the team news for Round 14 here.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
260dReuters

Highlanders hold on for tight win over Jaguares

The Highlanders scored four tries in a frenetic opening half then defended stoutly after the break to deny the Jaguares a comeback win in Dunedin on Saturday.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
264dReuters

Ben Smith's Highlanders career all but over

All Blacks fullback Ben Smith could miss the rest of the Super Rugby regular season with a hamstring strain in a blow for the Highlanders' title hopes.

Dianne Manson/Getty Images
264dESPN

Super Rugby Round 13 Team Lists

Sunday rugby returns in Round 13 with the Brumbies hosting the Sunwolves, while Friday night sees two crucial derby matches in both Australia and New Zealand.

Rob Jefferies/Getty Images
267dAAP

Highlanders, Chiefs play out thrilling draw

A converted Angus Ta'avao try after the hooter to grab a thrilling draw for the Waikato Chiefs as they rallied from 16 points down with 20 minutes to play.

ANESH DEBIKY/AFP/Getty Images
270dESPN

Super Rugby Round 12 Team Lists

Super Rugby has a full slate of seven games in Round 12, highlighted by two trans-Tasman clashes on Saturday evening.

Matt Roberts/Getty Images
275dReuters

Sunwolves thrashed by Highlanders in Tokyo

Tevita Li scored two tries as he capitalised on the dominance of a Highlanders' pack led by a rampaging Jackson Hemopo to help the visitors to a commanding victory over the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Friday.