Posts Tagged "Super Rugby"

The NSW Waratahs are backing greenhorn five-eighth Mack Mason to shock the Super Rugby world if Bernard Foley is ruled out of Sunday’s showdown with the Crusaders. With Foley in extreme doubt as he continues to battle post-concussion symptoms, 21-year-old Mason has emerged as the surprise frontrunner to replace the Wallabies playmaker. Coach Daryl Gibson […]

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The Western Force has announced an extension on their jersey sponsor agreement with Fortescue Metals for two years despite speculation about the Force being potentially cut from Super Rugby.

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A few weeks ago, I was moved to highlight the outright arrogance of the South African quarter of the panel, who after snaring a perfect round, proceeded to display his alpha status by sending his tips for the following week pretty much immediately.

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In light of the news SANZAAR prefer a 15-team Super Rugby format, the Western Force are being heavily viewed as the team most likely to be axed.

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The Wallabies’ problems in 2016 were many and varied. That being said they can be boiled down to four major issues.

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When rugby went professional I sincerely felt some pity for all the other nations. At last the Wallabies were going to get their fair share of the athletic talent in Australia.

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Coach Nick Stiles continues to tinker with Queensland’s Super Rugby line-up, recalling veteran forwards George Smith and Rob Simmons against the Hurricanes.

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Former Wallabies captain Phil Kearns has challenged the ARU to show some gumption and demand SANZAAR retain all five Australian teams in Super Rugby.

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A mentally recuperating Aaron Smith will raise his Super Rugby century when the Highlanders host the Rebels in Dunedin.

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On Monday, March 13, two of the wealthiest owners in the French club rugby game, Jacky Lorenzetti of Racing 92 and Thomas Savare of Stade Francais, announced that the two Parisian giants were to merge.

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All Blacks great Andrew Mehrtens believes cutting the Western Force from Super Rugby would be a big mistake.

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The Melbourne Rebels say they’ve been studying the Highlanders’ tight win over the Brumbies to prepare for a daunting trip to Dunedin this week.

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Bernard Foley’s concussion symptoms have returned after the NSW Waratahs star played in their Super Rugby win over Melbourne on the weekend.

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The ARU has released a statement on the future of the Australian franchises’ in Super Rugby, responding to speculation about the possibility that one side may be cut from the competition.

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Player safety is all the rage at the moment, and rightfully so. Injuries are good for no one, not the advertisers, not the players, not the fans, no one.

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Western Force chairman Tony Howarth says the club’s efforts to succeed have been undermined by Australian rugby powers.

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There is a famous quote pertinent to Australian rugby right now.

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Yesterday legendary rugby writer Spiro Zavos joined the “five into four” debate in respect to the future of Australian involvement in the Super Rugby competition.

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The unbeaten Chiefs hope a week off will translate to urgency when they face the struggling Bulls in Hamilton.

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Reports are flying that the Western Force are set to be the unlucky Australian Super Rugby side cut in a revamped 15-team competition, however the franchise has denied they will be making way at the end of the season.

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