Argentina's Jaguares secured second spot in the Super Rugby standings with a rampant 52-10 victory over the Sunwolves in Buenos Aires on Friday as the playoff picture became a little clearer in the final round of the regular season.
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The Jaguares have continued their red-hot charge to a historic home Super Rugby quarter-final in Buenos Aires with a 34-23 win over the Queensland Reds.
Agustin Creevy has been at the forefront of Argentine rugby for the best part of a decade. His story is one of sacrifice, passion and commitment - one worth reading in a week when the Jaguares' Super Rugby existence has been questioned.
The NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby finals hopes have all but evaporated in a 23-15 loss to Argentina's touring Jaguares.
The Jaguares recorded their first ever win over the Hurricanes to move to the top of the South African conference, handing their hosts a first home defeat by foreign opposition since 2015.
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.
The Jaguares scored three tries, the last a penalty try, to beat South Africa's Stormers 30-25 at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday and record their fourth straight Super Rugby win.
Aaron Mauger has the Otago-based franchise humming, while the Reds can press a strong playoff claim this weekend. In South Africa, the teams each have key players injured.
The Brumbies have missed a golden opportunity to win back-to-back Super Rugby games on tour after going down 20-15 to the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.
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Centre Matias Orlando scored a hat-trick of tries as the Jaguares stunned the Sharks with a comprehensive 51-17 Super Rugby victory at King's Park on Saturday.
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Two late tries from Domingo Miotti lifted the Jaguares to victory over the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
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Malcolm Marx, standing in as Lions skipper for injured Warren Whiteley, said the victory foundations were laid at the set-pieces.
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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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The Jaguares finished over the top of the Bulls in Buenos Aires to record their first win of the Super Rugby season.
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