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Super Rugby

Super Rugby LogoAlthough originally founded as the Super 12 competition in 1996, two more Super Rugby teams were added to the tournament in 2006 to change the name to Super 14, and in 2011, Super Rugby, as the addition of new team Melbourne Rebels expanded the competition to 15 teams.

The 2013 Super Rugby competition was won by the Chiefs, who defeated the Brumbies 27-22 to claim their second consecutive Super Rugby title.

2014 Super Rugby Fixtures.

Super Rugby Articles

Blues vs Waratahs: Super Rugby live scores, blog

Blues vs Waratahs: Super Rugby live scores, blog

by , 25 Apr 2014 Video

The Blues host the Waratahs in a crucial Anzac day match in Round 11 of Super Rugby. Join The Roar for commentary, live scores and to have your say on the blog from 5.30pm AEST. This week sees a number of Australian sides and New Zealand sides face off. The first of those fixtures is […]

Australia’s best ever Super XV

by , 25 Apr 2014

After a few weeks I thought it was time to move my series on the best Super Rugby franchises along and move onto the best Super Rugby sides from each of the participating countries. Firstly, let’s have a look at the final Waratahs XV selected and thank you all for taking the time to comment […]

The Australian Provincial Rugby Championship (update)

The Australian Provincial Rugby Championship (update)

by , 25 Apr 2014

Just a quick update on the Australian Provincial Rugby Championship (APRC) – the head-to-head, Australian teams-only competition run under the cover of Super Rugby. At the end of Super Rugby Round 10, and at the start of a three-week hiatus in the ARPC, the standings are as follows: Since last reporting after Round 7, the […]

Poaching your own Super XV

Poaching your own Super XV

by , 25 Apr 2014

Congratulations! You have just been appointed recruitment manager for Argentina’s Super Rugby franchise. The owner has charged you with finding (or poaching if you prefer) 15 recruits to bolster the squad for their inaugural season. However, the budget you have to work with is tight and a careful mixture of journeymen, youth and flair, along […]

Rookie playmakers a target for Tahs

by , 25 Apr 2014

The Blues’ chances of a season turnaround against the NSW Waratahs may depend largely on two lightly-framed Super Rugby rookie playmakers who expect to be targeted in defence. With the failed Benji Marshall experiment consigned to the past and Chris Noakes injured, Simon Hickey will fill the five eighth role which has troubled the Blues […]

Western Force wary of legendary Matfield

by , 25 Apr 2014

On paper, the Bulls are wounded, weary, and ripe for the picking. But with legendary lock Victor Matfield set to fill in as captain, the Western Force are on alert heading into Saturday’s Super Rugby clash in Perth. The Bulls have slumped to ninth spot on the table following three straight defeats on their Australasian […]

Beale challenges Tahs backs to deliver

by , 25 Apr 2014

Kurtley Beale has challenged the NSW Waratahs’ star-studded backs to finally deliver a polished performance and put the Blues to the sword in Friday’s Super Rugby showdown in Auckland. The Waratahs are chasing just their second Super victory over the unpredictable Blues at Eden Park in 18 years and Beale admits the onus is on […]

Lealiifano a ‘big game player’: Brumbies

by , 25 Apr 2014

Christian Lealiifano is a big game player. That’s why the Brumbies have given him the No.12 jersey and dropped the in-form Pat McCabe for Friday’s Super Rugby grand final rematch against the Chiefs in Canberra. The clash between the two conference leaders will be a tough run-on return for Lealiifano, who missed the first month […]

Reds reshape for rugby’s Hurricane Julian

by , 25 Apr 2014

Wallabies rookie Chris Feauai-Sautia must contain the player he hopes to emulate after being thrown into a sideline Super Rugby stoush with All Blacks star Julian Savea. Among a string of selection surprises, Queensland coach Richard Graham has switched Feauai-Sautia onto the Reds’ right wing to mark Savea in Saturday’s must-win clash with the Hurricanes. […]

Super Rugby Round 11 – Full teams list, match information

by , 24 Apr 2014

We’ll bring you all the teams named for each and every week of Super Rugby, right here on The Roar. We’ll be updating them live as soon as they come in. Friday 25 April Blues vs Waratahs Kickoff: 3:45pm (AEST) Venue: Eden Park Blues: 15 Charles Piutau, 14 Frank Halai, 13 Francis Saili, 12 Ma’a […]


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