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Ruthless Crusaders book Super semi-final

The Super Rugby play-offs have begun in familiar fashion, with the ruthless Crusaders powering clear in the second half to beat the Highlanders 38-14 in their quarter-final in Christchurch.

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19dBrittany Mitchell, Sam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby preview Round 17: Mind games and Squire's return

There's plenty of mind games going on in Australia, while Liam Squire returns in New Zealand to press his All Blacks claims, and the Bulls have gone all in on Handre Pollard.

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19dSam Bruce

Super Rugby's finals race: Who will reach the playoffs?

Only the Reds and Sunwolves are out of contention for the Super Rugby finals. We've analysed the form and run home of the other 13 sides, settling on some fearless predictions in the process.

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19dCraig Dowd

Braydon Ennor, Ben Lam among those who deserve All Blacks chance

With the Crusaders and Hurricanes in contention for a potential Super Rugby final, some key All Blacks could be spared a trip to Argentina. It's an opportunity for Steve Hansen to throw some fringe players into the World Cup mix - Craig Dowd writes.

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Chiefs stun Crusaders in Suva shootout

It was a lopsided contest on paper, but the Chiefs came from behind to shock the Super Rugby-leading Crusaders in Suva on Saturday night.

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Richie Mo'unga guides Crusaders to win over Blues

Flyhalf Richie Mo'unga had a hand in all of the Crusaders' points as they put a controversial week off the field behind them to beat the Blues in Christchurch and extend their lead at the top of the New Zealand conference.

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32dCraig Dowd

Rugby must revisit the scrum amid current guessing game

While the refereeing in South Africa has raised some eyebrows across Super Rugby, it's the increasing amount of scrum resets and general uncertainty that is really upsetting fans - Craig Dowd writes.

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Last-gasp kick earns Stormers draw with leaders Crusaders

Jean-Luc du Plessis slotted a penalty for the struggling Stormers with the last kick of the game to ensure a thrilling 19-19 draw against Super Rugby log leaders the Crusaders at Newlands on Saturday.

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Sevu Reece bags hat-trick as Crusaders thrash Bulls

Winger Sevu Reece scored a hat-trick of tries as the Crusaders made light work of the Bulls with a comprehensive 45-13 Super Rugby victory at Loftus Versfeld on Friday.

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Crusaders crush Lions in Christchurch

Sevu Reece crossed for two tries and set up another for Braydon Ennor as the Crusaders sent a chilling message to the rest of the Super Rugby teams with a convincing victory over South Africa's Lions.

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68dSam Bruce and Andy Withers

Super Rugby mid-season report: Your team's progress analysed

We've reached the halfway point of the 2019 Super Rugby season. The Crusaders are clear at the top, but the chasing pack is not small in size. We review your team's progress here!

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Super Rugby Round 9 team lists

Super Rugby round 9 is highlighted by the Blues playing for their fifth consecutive win as they look firmly placed in the playoff race, while the Reds go on tour and the Sharks aim to solidify their place at the top of their conference.

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Brumbies fall short against Crusaders

The Brumbies have blown a chance to end their Super Rugby drought against the Crusaders, falling away in the second half to lose 36-14 in Christchurch.

2019 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • TRIES SCORED
    1st 73 Tries
  • POINTS DIFFERENCE
    = 1st 240 points