This was a year were a South African team seemed destined for glory, but the trophy stays in New Zealand for yet another year.
The pie-in-the-sky concept that was the Cats is born as the Sharks shine again and the Crusaders destroy the Blues’ dynasty.
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Extended lockdown would spell real trouble, admits Lions chief
Rudolf Straeuli is preaching calm as sport remains at a standstill, but he’s not oblivious to nasty realities that might be lurking around the corner.
The Blues are all-conquering once again as the local teams somehow manage to waste great platforms throughout the season.
A Jonah Lomu-inspired Blues romp to the inaugural title as South Africa, led by a peerless Sharks team, makes a decent first impression.
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Lions president reveals crucial Super Rugby meeting on Friday
Neville Jardine hopes a clearer picture emerges by the weekend and doesn’t rule out franchises needing bailouts to survive Covid-19.

Super Rugby Bulls officially confirm Jake White as new director of rugby

The former Springbok coach has been signed on a four-year deal.

Super Rugby Bulls and Lions all test negative for Covid-19

Both teams returned from Australasia last week and went into self-isolation for two weeks.

Super Rugby From ‘Trokkie’ to Jannie: the hits and misses of Super Rugby

We pick our stars and duds from the local campaign.

Super Rugby Our Super Rugby XV of the season (to date)

It’s only seven rounds of ‘evidence’ to go on, but with the season’s resumption increasingly unlikely, we’ve determined our line-up.

Super Rugby Super Rugby derby plan needs proper thought, says Matfield

Safety remains paramount, not fan’s appetite for competitive action.

Super Rugby Struggling Super Rugby pushed towards oblivion by corona crisis

There’s still hope in some quarters that the season could be saved, but in reality it’s probably going to be scrapped.

Super Rugby Coronavirus prompts Welsh legend to stick with SA

Jamie Roberts could’ve opted not to renew his visa to return home, but the slight prospect of play in the coming months made him stay.

Super Rugby Stormers doctor reveals rare injury that almost ended Pieter-Steph’s career

The rugby fraternity, even if it’s unwittingly so, clearly tend to underestimate the potential impact of some knocks on the field.

Super Rugby Could local derbies save the Super Rugby season?

Travel restrictions mean cross-country fixtures are out, but matches within borders could be viable … if Covid-19 can be contained.

Super Rugby Super Rugby XV of the week: Losers can also have stars

The Stormers and Bulls didn’t exactly have positive results last weekend … but ironically,

Super Rugby Lions join their Bulls neighbours in self-isolation

The franchise’s Super Rugby touring group has just returned from New Zealand.

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Talking points from the weekend’s Super Rugby action

Premium Talking points from the weekend’s Super Rugby action

Let’s have some fun speculating what the tournament’s suspension means and the Bulls and Lions reach a new lows.

Super Rugby Bulls go into self-isolation as Dobson fears ‘political correctness’ over coronavirus

The men from Loftus follow public health guidelines, which is in stark contrast to the Stormers coach fearing for ‘job losses’.

Super Rugby On the bright side, the Sharks ‘win’ Super Rugby

Sean Everitt’s troops come out tops in a thrilling derby as they finish top of the log before the tournament’s suspension.




 

 

 

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