Super Rugby Previews

Super Rugby 2017: Hurricanes v Chiefs Preview


Our in-house scribe previews the final Super Rugby game before the break for the June Internationals, which sees the Hurricanes host the Chiefs. 

What better way to go into a Super Rugby sabbatical than with a clash between two of New Zealand’s finest! There’s a hell of a lot on the line at the Westpac this Friday with only four points separating the Hurricanes (53) and the Chiefs (49) in the race to claim second spot on the Australasian Conference.
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Super Rugby 2017: Round 15 Preview (Saturday)


We preview the final set of Super Rugby fixtures before the international break commences. 

We have a shortened fixtures list this week due to the South African teams being out of action. There are still some cracking games to look forward to, however, with Trans-Tasman rivalries being renewed throughout the day. It’s an all-Kiwi affair first up though, with the unbeaten Crusaders taking on the Highlanders at AMI Stadium.
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Super Rugby Round 15: Blues v Reds Preview


We preview Friday's Round 15 Super Rugby clash between the Blues and Reds.

The match that kicks-off the final set of fixtures for Super Rugby’s Australasian sides before the June Test window commences (South Africa’s contingent played their final games last week), sees the Auckland Blues host the Queensland Reds at Apia Park on Friday. This is the last chance for the New Zealanders in Tana Umaga’s squad to stake a claim for All Black selection against the British & Irish Lions, and prove to Steve Hansen what they can do. The Reds meanwhile, will be going balls-to-the-wall to ensure they close the gap between themselves and the Aussie Conference wild-card berth.
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