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2020 Super Rugby squads

Michael Hooper will be a key part of the Waratahs in 2020. (AAP Image/Jeremy Ng)

With the 2020 Super Rugby season kicking off soon, you can find full squads for every Super Rugby team as they’re announced, right here.

The 2020 Super Rugby season kicks off on January 31, and will see 15 teams across three conferences playing 16 games each.

To help you stay on top of all the teams, here is every squad in the Super Rugby competition.


Jump to: Australian Conference | New Zealand Conference | South Africa Conference


Australian Conference

ACT Brumbies
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The Brumbies have made something of a recruiting splash, adding former Melbourne Storm player Solomone Kata, Will Miller from the Waratahs and Sydney University’s skipper Guy Porter.

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ACT Brumbies squad
Backs
Tom Banks, Issak Fines, Mack Hansen, Len Ikitau, Solomone Kata, Bayley Kuenzle, Tevita Kuridrani, Noah Lolesio, Ryan Lonergan, Andy Muirhead, Reesjan Pasitoa, Guy Porter, Joe Powell, Toni Pulu, Irae Simone, Tom Wright

Forwards
Allan Alaalatoa, Jahrome Brown, Tom Cusack, Murray Douglas, Blake Enever, Folau Fainga’a, Nick Frost, Leslie Leulua’iali’i-Makin, Harrison Lloyd, Lachlan Lonergan, Lachlan McCaffrey, Connal McInerney, Will Miller, Cadeyrn Neville, Tom Ross, Pete Samu, Scott Sio, James Slipper, Darcy Swain, Rob Valetini, Shambeckler Vui


Melbourne Rebels
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After flirting with a finals appearance for several seasons, 2020 has to be the year the club finally grabs one. They have boasted publically about their ability to retain 26 players from last season – including Marika Koroibete and Isi Naisarani – despite the usual list upheaval post-World Cup.

Melbourne Rebels squad
Backs
Andrew Deegan, Tom English, Dane Haylett-Petty, Reece Hodge, Andrew Kellaway, Marika Koroibete, Frank Lomani, Ryan Louwrens, Campbell Magnay, Bill Meakes, Harry Potter, Matt Toomua, Semisi Tupou, James Tuttle

Forwards
Jermaine Ainsley, Angus Cottrell, Cabous Eloff, Mees Erasmus, Pone Fa’amausili, Matt Gibbon, Esei Ha’angana, Richard Hardwick, Ross Haylett-Petty, Trevor Hosea, Luke Jones, Josh Kemeny, Boyd Killingworth, Gideon Koegelenberg, Rob Leota, Declan Moore, Isi Naisarani, Cameron Orr, Matt Philip, Anaru Rangi, Fereti Sa’aga, Ruan Smith, Jordan Uelese, Michael Wells, Brad Wilkin


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Queensland Reds
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James O’Connor and Henry Speight headline the new signings for Queensland as they look to get back up the Australian conference standings.

Queensland Reds squad
Backs
Jock Campbell, Filipo Daugunu, Chris Feauai-Sautia, Carter Gordon, Jack Hardy, Bryce Hegarty, Isaac Lucas, Scott Malolua, Tate McDermott, James O’Connor, Jordan Petaia, Henry Speight, Moses Sorovi, Hamish Stewart

Forwards
Angus Blyth, Sean Farrell, Feao Fotuaika, Harry Hockings, Harry Hoopert, Tom Kibble, Alex Mafi, Fraser McReight, Josh Nasser, Brandon Paenga-Amosa, Izack Rodda, Lukhan Salakaia-Loto, Angus Scott-Young, JP Smith, Taniela Tupou, Seru Uru, Harry Wilson, Michael Wood, Liam Wright


NSW Waratahs
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The Waratahs lose a lot of international talent in Bernard Foley, Sekope Kepu, Tolu Latu, Curtis Rona and, of course, Israel Folau. They did, however, prize Jack Maddocks away from the Melbourne Rebels.

NSW Waratahs squad
Backs
Kurtley Beale, Cam Clark, Lalakai Foketi, Jake Gordon, Will Harrison, Karmichael Hunt, Jack Maddocks, Mack Mason, Michael McDonald, Tepai Moeroa, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Alex Newsome, James Ramm, Mitch Short, Joey Walton

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Forwards
Robbie Abel, Angus Bell, Jack Dempsey, Damien Fitzpatrick, Tetera Faulkner, Charlie Gamble, Ned Hanigan, Will Harris, Jed Holloway, Michael Hooper, Tom Horton, Harry Johnson-Holmes, Ryan McCauley, Rory O’Connor, Tom Robertson, Rob Simmons, Hugh Sinclair, Tom Staniforth, Lachie Swinton, Pat Tafa, Chris Talakai, Carlo Tizzano, Andrew Tuala

Sunwolves
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Japan’s Sunwolves are playing in their final Super Rugby season. Their squad has not been finalised, but some players have been confirmed.

Sunwolves squad
Backs
Garth April, James Dargaville, JJ Engelbrecht, Siosaia Fifita, Burua Inoke, Jordan Jackson-Hope, Keisuke Moriya, Rudy Paige, Naoto Saito, Ben Te’o

Forwards
Jarred Adams, Leni Apisai, Sione Asi, Jaba Bregvadze, Chris Eves, Onehunga Havili, Ben Hyne, Mitch Jacobson, Mateaki Kafatolu, Shunsuke Nunomaki, Brendon O’Connor, Tom Rowe, Jake Schatz, Michael Stolberg, Corey Thomas, Tevita Tupou, Conraad van Vuuren, Hencus van Wyk, Kotaro Yatabe


New Zealand Conference

Blues
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The Blues are the perennial bottom side in the New Zealand conference, but are hoping the acquisition of Beauden Barrett will help them make a long-awaited return to the finals.

Blues squad
Backs
Beauden Barrett, Otere Black, Finlay Christie, Caleb Clarke, Matt Duffie, TJ Faiane, Jack Heighton, Jordan Hyland, Rieko Ioane, Joe Marchant,Emoni Narawa, Sam Nock, Jared Page, Stephen Perofeta, Harry Plummer, Jonathan Ruru, Tanielu Tele’a, Mark Telea

Forwards
Kurt Eklund, Gerard Cowley-Tuioti, Blake Gibson, Josh Goodhue, Alex Hodgman, Akira Ioane, Tony Lamborn, Ray Niuia, James Parsons, Ezekiel Lindenmuth, Sione Mafileo, Dalton Papalii, Jacob Pierce, Marcel Renata, Waimana Riedlinger-Kapa, Tom Robinson, Hoskins Sotutu, James Tucker, Karl Tu’inukuafe, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tuungafasi, Baden Wardlaw


Chiefs
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The loss of Brodie Retallick will hit the Chiefs hard this season. They’ll be hoping a new-look backline will be enough to keep pace in the highly-competitive New Zealand conference.

Chiefs squad
Backs
Aaron Cruden, Tiaan Falcon, Damian McKenzie, Kaleb Trask, Orbyn Leger, Anton Lienert-Brown, Lisati Milo-Harris, Tumua Manu, Alex Nankivell, Bailyn Sullivan, Solomon Alaimalo, Sam McNicol, Kini Naholo, Etene Nanai-Seturo, Shaun Stevenson, Te Toiroa Tahuriorangi, Quinn Tupaea, Sean Wainui, Brad Weber

Forwards
Nathan Harris, Bradley Slater, Samisoni Taukei’aho, Ryan Coxon, Nepo Laulala, Atunaisa Moli, Reuben O’Neill, Aidan Ross, Angus Ta’avao, Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Tyler Ardron, Michael Allardice, Laghlan McWhannell, Lachlan Boshier, Mitchell Brown, Sam Cane, Pita Gus Sowakula, Luke Jacobson, Mitchell Karpik, Dylan Nel

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Crusaders
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Despite being reigning triple-premiers, the Crusaders have been hardest hit by the All Blacks’ post-World Cup exodus. Gone are the likes of Kieran Read, Sam Whitelock and Ryan Crotty, making this season’s Canterbury squad the most vulnerable in a very long time.

Crusaders squad
Backs
George Bridge, Fergus Burke, Brett Cameron, Mitchell Drummond, Ere Enari, Braydon Ennor, Leicester Faingaanuku, Inga Finau, Jack Goodhue, Bryn Hall, David Havili, Will Jordan, Manasa Mataele, Dallas McLeod, Richie Mo’unga, Fetuli Paea, Sevu Reece

Forwards
Michael Alaalatoa, Harry Allan, Scott Barrett (c), Ethan Blackadder, George Bower, Tom Christie, Whetukamokamo Douglas, Mitchell Dunshea, Cullen Grace, Billy Harmon, Sione Havili, Oliver Jager, Andrew Makalio, Brodie McAlister, Joe Moody, Luke Romano, Ethan Roots, Tom Sanders, Quinten Strange, Codie Taylor, Isi Tuungafasi


Highlanders
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The Highlanders will be hoping to arrest their steady decline over the previous few seasons, although they won’t be helped by the departures of Ben Smith and Waisake Naholo.

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Highlanders squad
Backs
Aaron Smith, Kayne Hammington, Folau Fakatava, Bryn Gatland, Josh Ioane, Mitch Hunt, Rob Thompson, Patelesio Tomkinson, Teihorangi Walden, Thomas Umaga-Jensen, Scott Gregory, Ngane Punivai, Jona Nareki, Tevita Nabura, Josh McKay, Michael Collins, Chris Kuridrani, Connor Garden-Bachop

Forwards
Liam Coltman, Ash Dixon, Ricky Jackson, Daniel Lienert-Brown, Josh Iosefa-Scott, Ayden Johnstone, Siate Tokolahi, Jeff Thwaites, Ethan De Groot, Pari Pari Parkinson, Josh Dickson, Jack Whetton, Manaaki Selby-Rickit, James Lentjes, Dillon Hunt, Marino Mikaele Tu’u, Shannon Frizell, Sione Misiloi, Zane Kapeli, Teariki Ben-Nicholas, Jesse Parete


Hurricanes
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The Hurricanes begin life with Beauden Barrett in 2020.

Hurricanes squad
Backs
TJ Perenara, Jamie Booth, Jonathan Taumateine, Jackson Garden-Bachop, Fletcher Smith, Ngani Laumape, Vince Aso, Billy Proctor, Peter Umaga-Jensen, Danny Toala, Kobus van Wyk, Wes Goosen, Ben Lam, Jonah Lowe, Salesi Rayasi, Jordie Barrett, James Marshall, Chase Tiatia

Forwards
Pouri Rakete-Stones, Fraser Armstrong, Alex Fidow, Tyrel Lomax, Ben May, Xavier Numia, Asafo Aumua, Dane Coles, Ricky Riccitelli, James Blackwell, Kane Le’aupepe, Liam Mitchell, Scott Scrafton, Isaia Walker-Leawere Vaea Fifita, Du’Plessis Kirifi, Reed Prinsep, Ardie Savea, Murphy Taramai, Devan Flanders, Gareth Evans


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South Africa Conference

Bulls
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Bulls squad
Backs
Embrose Papier, Ivan van Zyl, Theo Maree, Marco Jansen van Vuren, Manie Libbok, Morne Steyn, Marnitz Boshoff, David Coetzer, Chris Smith, Burger Odendaal, Dylan Sage, Johnny Kotze, Stedman Gans, Nafi Tuitavake, Franco Naude, Rosko Specman, Cornal Hendricks, Jade Stighling, Warrick Gelant, Divan Rossouw, Richard Kriel, Vaughen Isaacs

Forwards
Matthys Basson, Lizo Gqoboka, Wiehahn Herbst, Simpiwe Matanzima, Trevor Nyakane, Dayan van der Westhuizen, Madot Mabokela, Jaco Visagie, Johann Grobbelaar, Edgar Marutlulle, Corniel Els, Louis van der Westhuizen, Juandre Kruger, Ruan Nortje, Jean Drotste, Andries Ferreira, Adri Smith, Marius Verwey, Tim Agaba, Nick de Jager, Ruan Steenkamp, Muller Uys, Marco van Staden, Abongile Nonkontwana, Josh Strauss, Wian Vosloo, Jeandre Rudolph


Jaguares
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The Jaguares broke out in a big way last season, reaching the final – only to lose to the Crusaders. With the Kiwi teams seemingly rebuilding, they’ll fancy their chances of giving the title a serious crack in 2020.

Jaguares squad
Backs
Tomas Albornoz, Gonzalo Bertranou, Emiliano Boffelli, Sebastian Cancelliere, Mateo Carreras, Santiago Carreras, Juan Pablo Castro, Santiago Chocobares, Tomas Cubelli, Jeronimo de la Fuente, Bautista Delguy, Joaquin Diaz Bonilla, Felipe Ezcurra, Juan Cruz Mallia, Lucas Mensa, Domingo Miotti, Matias Moroni, Matias Orlando, Joaquin Tuculet

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Forwards
Matias Alemanno, Rodrigo Bruni, Ignacio Calas, Agustin Creevy, Javier Diaz, Francisco Gorrissen, Santiago Grondona, Marcos Kremer, Tomas Lezana, Santiago Medrano, Santiago Montagner, Julian Montoya, Javier Ortega Desio, Lucas Paulos, Juan Bautista Pedemonte, Guido Petti, Joel Sclavi, Santiago Socino, Lucio Sordoni, Nahuel Tetaz Chaparro, Mayco Vivas, Juan Pablo Zeiss


Lions
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Lions squad
Backs
Ross Cronje, Dillon Smit, Andre Warner, Elton Jantjies, Gianni Lombard, James Mollentze, Shaun Reynolds, Tiaan Swanepoel, Dan Kriel, Duncan Matthews, Wandisile Simelane, Louritz van der Schyff, Mannie Rass, Stean Pienaar, Courtnal Skosan, Jamba Ulengo, Andries Coetzee, Tyrone Green

Forwards
Jannie du Plessis, Keagen Glade, Johannes Jonker, Nathan McBeth, Asenathi Ntlabakanye, Carlu Sadie, Sti Sithole, Dylan Smith, Frans van Wyk, Jan-Henning Campher, Pieter Jansen, Marko Jansen van Rensburg, Marvin Orie, Rhyno Herbst, Reinhard Nothnagel, Ruben Schoeman, Wilhelm van der Sluys, Ruan Vermaak, Cyle Brink, Hacjivah Dayimani, Len Massyn, Marnus Schoeman, Roelof Smit, Vincent Tshituka


Sharks
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Sharks squad
Backs
Louis Schreuder, Cameron Wright, Sanele Nohamba, Grant Williams, Curwin Bosch, Jordan Chait, Boeta Chamberlain, Lukhanyo Am, Marius Louw, Jeremy Ward, Andre Esterhuizen, Makazole Mapimpi, Sbu Nkosi, Lwazi Mvovo, Madosh Tambwe, Aphelele Fassi

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Forwards
Thomas du Toit, Mzamo Majola, Khutha Nchunu, John-Hubert Meyer, Michael Kumbirai, Ox Nche, Juan Schoeman, Kerron van Vuuren, Fez Mbatha, Craig Burden, Dylan Richardson, Hyron Andrews, Andrew Evans, JJ van der Mescht, Ruben van Heerden, Jordan Sesink-Clee, Le Roux Roets, Phendulani Buthelezi, Kwanda Dimaza, Tera Mtembu, Tyler Paul, Luke Stringer, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, James Venter, Henco Venter, Evan Roos


Stormers
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Stormers squad
Backs
Herschel Jantjies, Jano Vermaak, Justin Phillips, Paul de Wet, Godlen Masimla, Damian Willemse, Jean-Luc du Plessis, Abner van Reenen, Dan du Plessis, Ruhan Nel, Rikus Pretorius, Matt Moore, Michal Haznar, Lyle Hendricks, Cornel Smit, Sergeal Petersen, Seabelo Senatla, Edwill van der Merwe, Sihle Njezula, Dillyn Leyds, Leolin Zas, David Kriel.

Forwards
Kwenzo Blose, Neethling Fouche, Steven Kitshoff, Wilco Louw, Leon Lyons, Frans Malherbe, Ali Vermaak, Sazi Sandi, Bongi Mbonambi, Scarra Ntubeni, Ramone Samuels, Chad Solomon, Dan Jooste, Schalk Erasmus, JD Schickerling, Salmaan Moerat, Ernst van Rhyn, Chris van Zyl, David Meihuizen, Ben-Jason Dixon, Siya Kolisi, Cobus Wiese, Johan du Toit, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Nama Xaba, Juarno Augustus, Jaco Coetzee

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