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2020 Super Rugby squads

Jordie Barrett is now the man for the Hurricanes. (Photo by Hagen Hopkins/Getty Images)

The full squads for every Super Rugby team have been announced for the 2020 Super Rugby season.

The 2020 Super Rugby season runs from January 31 to June 20, 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, Hunter Paisami, Jordan Petaia, Henry Speight, Moses Sorovi, Hamish Stewart

Forwards
Angus Blyth, Sean Farrell, David Feao, 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, Tuaina Taii Tualima, Taniela Tupou, Seru Uru, Harry Wilson, Michael Wood, Liam Wright


NSW Waratahs
waratahs

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, Ben Donaldson, Lalakai Foketi, Jake Gordon, Will Harrison, Karmichael Hunt, Jack Maddocks, Mack Mason, Michael McDonald, Tepai Moeroa, Mark Nawaqanitawase, Alex Newsome, James Ramm, Triston Reilly, Henry Robertson, Mitch Short, Jack Walsh, Joey Walton

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Forwards
Robbie Abel, Angus Bell, Darcy Breen, Joe Cotton, Jack Dempsey, Max Douglas, Tetera Faulkner, Damien Fitzpatrick, 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, Lachlan Swinton, Pat Tafa, Chris Talakai, Tiaan Tauakipulu, Carlo Tizzano, Andrew Tuala, Cody Walker, Jeremy Williams

Sunwolves
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Japan’s Sunwolves are playing in their final Super Rugby season. They lost all but three players from their 2019 squad after the news broke that this would be their last season.

Sunwolves squad
Backs
Garth April, James Dargaville, JJ Engelbrecht, Siosaia Fifita, Alex Horan, Burua Inoke, Jordan Jackson-Hope, Takahiro Kimura, Hiroki Kumoyama, Keisuke Moriya, Shogo Nakano, Rudy Paige, Naoto Saito, Tautalatasi Tasi, Ben Te’o

Forwards
Jarred Adams, Chang Ho Ahn, Leni Apisai, Sione Asi, Jaba Bregvadze, Kaku Bunkei, Justin Downey, Chris Eves, Mamoru Harada, Ryuga Hashimoto, Onehunga Havili, Ben Hyne, Mitch Jacobson, Mateaki Kafatolu, Efi Ma’afu, 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, Mark Telea, Tanielu Tele’a

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


Chiefs
chiefs

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

Forwards
Naitoa Ah Kuoi, Michael Allardice, Tyler Ardron, Lachlan Boshier, Mitchell Brown, Sam Cane, Robb Cobb, Ryan Coxon, Ross Geldenhuys, Nathan Harris, Luke Jacobson, Mitchell Karpik, Nepo Laulala, Donald Maka, Laghlan McWhannell, Atu Moli, Dylan Nel, Ollie Norris, Reuben O’Neill, Aidan Ross, Bradley Slater, Pita Gus Sowakula, Angus Ta’avao, Samisoni Taukei’aho, James Thompson, Adam Thomson, Tupou Vaa’i

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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 Fainga’anuku, 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, Ethan Blackadder, George Bower, Tom Christie, Whetu 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, Matt Todd, Isi Tu’ungafasi


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
Michael Collins, Tima Fainga’anuku, Folau Fakatava, Bryn Gatland, Scott Gregory, Kayne Hammington, Mitchell Hunt, Josh Ioane, Chris Kuridrani, Josh McKay, Tevita Nabura, Jona Nareki, Ngane Punivai, Aaron Smith, Rob Thompson, Sio Tomkinson, Thomas Umaga-Jensen, Teihorangi Walden

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


Hurricanes
hurricanes

The Hurricanes begin life with Beauden Barrett in 2020, while Ardie Savea also misses with injury.

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

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


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South Africa Conference

Bulls
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Bulls squad
Backs
Warrick Gelant, Cornal Hendricks, Marco Jansen van Vuren, Johnny Kôtze, Richard Kriel, Manie Libbok, Franco Naudé, Burger Odendaal, Embrose Papier, Marnus Potgieter, Divan Rossouw, Dylan Sage, Chris Smith, Rosko Specman, Morné Steyn, Jade Stighling, Nafi Tuitavake, Ivan van Zyl

Forwards
Tim Agaba, Corniel Els, Andries Ferreira, Lizo Gqoboka, Johan Grobbelaar, Ian Groenewald, Wiehahn Herbst, Juandré Kruger, Simphiwe Matanzima, Abongile Nonkontwana, Ruan Nortjé, Trevor Nyakane, Ryno Pieterse, Jeandré Rudolph, Gerhard Steenkamp, Ruan Steenkamp, Josh Strauss, Muller Uys, Dayan van der Westhuizen, Louis van der Westhuizen, Marco van Staden, Jaco Visagie, Wian Vosloo


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
Tomás Albornoz, Gonzalo Bertranou, Emiliano Boffelli, Sebastián Cancelliere, Mateo Carreras, Santiago Carreras, Juan Pablo Castro, Santiago Chocobares, Tomás Cubelli, Jerónimo de la Fuente, Bautista Delguy, Joaquín Díaz Bonilla, Felipe Ezcurra, Juan Cruz Mallía, Lucas Mensa, Domingo Miotti, Matías Moroni, Matías Orlando, Joaquín Tuculet

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Forwards
Matías Alemanno, Rodrigo Bruni, Ignacio Calas, Agustín Creevy, Javier Díaz, Francisco Gorrissen, Santiago Grondona, Marcos Kremer, Tomás Lezana, Santiago Medrano, Santiago Montagner, Julián 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
Andries Coetzee, Ross Cronjé, Tyrone Green, Elton Jantjies, Dan Kriel, Gianni Lombard, Duncan Matthews, James Mollentze, Stean Pienaar, Mannie Rass, Shaun Reynolds, Wandisile Simelane, Courtnall Skosan, Dillon Smit, Tiaan Swanepoel, Jamba Ulengo, Louritz van der Schyff, André Warner

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


Sharks
sharks

Sharks squad
Backs
Taakhir Abrahams, Lukhanyo Am, Curwin Bosch, Jodan Chait, Boeta Chamberlain, André Esterhuizen, Aphelele Fassi, Murray Koster, Marius Louw, Makazole Mapimpi, Lwazi Mvovo, Sbu Nkosi, Sanele Nohamba, JP Pietersen, Louis Schreuder, Madosh Tambwe, Jeremy Ward, Grant Williams, Cameron Wright

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Forwards
Hyron Andrews, Craig Burden, Phepsi Buthelezi, Thomas du Toit, Celimpilo Gumede, Michael Kumbirai, Mzamo Majola, Fez Mbatha, Khutha Mchunu, John-Hubert Meyer, Tera Mtembu, Ox Nché, Sikhumbuzo Notshe, Andisa Ntsila, Tyler Paul, Dylan Richardson, Le Roux Roets, Evan Roos, Juan Schoeman, Jordan Sesink-Clee, JJ van der Mescht, Emile van Heerden, Ruben van Heerden, Kerron van Vuuren, Henco Venter, James Venter


Stormers
stormers

Stormers squad
Backs
Paul de Wet, Dan du Plessis, Jean-Luc du Plessis, Michal Haznar, Herschel Jantjies, David Kriel, Dillyn Leyds, Tristan Leyds, Godlen Masimla, Matt Moore, Ruhan Nel, Sergeal Petersen, Rikus Pretorius, Jamie Roberts, Seabelo Senatla, Cornel Smit, Edwill van der Merwe, Damian Willemse, Leolin Zas

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

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