Scots learning how to turn close defeats to wins – Barclay

Published : 2:14 pm  June 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Skipper John Barclay says Scotland are learning from their agonising defeats and are better equipped at closing out tight Tests after toppling the Wallabies in a famous victory in Australia.

Lions floor Maori in All Blacks dress rehearsal

Published : 1:40 pm  June 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Leigh Halfpenny booted the British and Irish Lions to a convincing 32-10 win over the Maori All Blacks on Saturday to regain precious momentum ahead of next week’s first Test against New Zealand.

Springboks await ‘huge onslaught’ by France

Published : 2:29 pm  June 16, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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South Africa coach Allister Coetzee expects a “huge onslaught” from France Saturday in a Durban Test that could decide the three-match series.

Crusaders pack All Black power for Lions clash

Published : 3:48 pm  June 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders have turned their clash with the British and Irish Lions on Saturday into a dress rehearsal for the All Blacks tight five ahead of the first Test.

Wallabies ‘ready for the fight’ to restore morale – Cheika

Published : 2:12 pm  June 5, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Coach Michael Cheika has vowed the Wallabies will lift the spirits of the Australian game amid a demoralising Super Rugby campaign in this week’s start to the international Test season.

Hunt the hero as Crusaders escape in nail-biter

Published : 1:18 pm  June 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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A sensational 45-metre Mitchell Hunt drop goal three minutes into injury time gave the Canterbury Crusaders a 25-22 win over the Otago Highlanders on Saturday in a Super Rugby clash that may have repercussions for the All Blacks.

Unbeaten Crusaders block out title talk

Published : 6:59 pm  May 25, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders have shut out Super Rugby title talk as they grapple with an arduous schedule that has them playing in their fourth country in as many weeks on Saturday.

Unbeaten Crusaders down Chiefs to stay top

Published : 6:37 pm  May 19, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders maintained their unbeaten run with a 31-24 win over the Waikato Chiefs in Suva on Friday, extending their lead at the top of the Super Rugby table.

SL record easy win over the UAE

Published : 11:05 pm  May 17, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sri Lanka made it two wins out of two games in the Asian Rugby Championship Division OneTournament after beating the United Arab Emirates (UAE) 33-17 in Malaysia on Wednesday.

Crusaders beat ‘Canes in Super Rugby heavyweight fight

Published : 7:11 pm  May 14, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders have strengthened their claims for an eighth Super Rugby crown with a dominating win over defending champions Wellington Hurricanes to stay unbeaten this season.

Crunch time for Crusaders in stellar Super Rugby season

Published : 10:35 pm  May 11, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Table-topping Canterbury Crusaders defend their unbeaten run against the Beauden Barrett-influenced Wellington Hurricanes on Saturday to start a season-defining fortnight of Super Rugby.

Sonny Bill joins All Blacks injury concerns

Published : 10:28 am  May 8, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Sonny Bill Williams has become the latest addition to the All Blacks injury concerns, suffering possible concussion in the Auckland Blues’ Super Rugby win over the NSW Waratahs in Sydney on Saturday.

Lions roar to seventh straight win with Rebels rout

Published : 11:51 pm  May 6, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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South Africa’s red-hot Golden Lions posted their biggest win in Australia with a thumping 47-10 Super Rugby victory over the Melbourne Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday.

Super Rugby front-runners Crusaders soldier on without Whitelock

Published : 11:32 pm  May 4, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The front-running Canterbury Crusaders have decided against appealing captain Sam Whitelock’s Super Rugby suspension and will take on the Northern Bulls on Saturday without two senior All Blacks.

All Black Coles under Lions injury cloud

Published : 3:13 pm  May 3, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Dane Coles is the latest All Black battling fitness issues ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour, with the Wellington Hurricanes revealing Wednesday that the hooker has concussion symptoms.

Canterbury Crusaders charge on without injured skipper Read

Published : 12:26 pm  April 30, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The unbeaten Canterbury Crusaders won a ninth Super Rugby game this weekend, but the result was soured by an injury to All Blacks skipper Kieran Read.

All Blacks count injury toll ahead of Lions

Published : 2:22 pm  April 27, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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Auckland Blues hardman Jerome Kaino has joined a growing list of All Blacks sidelined by injury as the Super Rugby competition takes its toll ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour.

Cruden kicks Chiefs to tight win over Force

Published : 3:34 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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All Black fly-half Aaron Cruden kicked the Waikato Chiefs to a grinding 16-7 Super Rugby win over the determined Western Force in Perth on Saturday.

Unbeaten Crusaders lead Kiwi Super juggernaut

Published : 3:11 pm  April 23, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Canterbury Crusaders remained unbeaten as New Zealand teams dominated Super Rugby this weekend ahead of June’s British and Irish Lions tour.

Stormers, Lions battle for Super Rugby supremacy in South Africa

Published : 10:57 pm  April 13, 2017 |  No comments so far  |  Print This Post  |  
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The Western Stormers square off against the Golden Lions in a blockbuster South African derby while Crusaders prop Wyatt Crockett sets a match record in Super Rugby this weekend.

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