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Pocock wins Super Rugby player of the year
Wallabies and Brumbies flanker David Pocock has been named Australian Super
Rugby player of the year and Israel Folau the first player to win consecutive
John Eales Medals at the Australian Rugby awards.
Plans drawn up to cut Japan from Super Rugby
Emergency plans for a Super Rugby tournament in 2016 without Japan have been
drawn up and shown to SANZAR's broadcasters as fears grow by the day that Japan
will not be ready.
Aaron Smith commits to NZ Rugby until end of 2019
The New Zealand Rugby Union have announced that Highlanders Super Rugby winning
halfback Aaron Smith has recommitted to New Zealand Rugby through until the
end of the 2019 season.
Eddie Jones confirms he will not lead Japan team
Japan coach Eddie Jones has confirmed that he will step down at the end of
the Rugby World Cup and will not be taking charge of the new Japanese Super
Four Boks commit to Stormers for Super Rugby
The Western Province Rugby Union and Stormers Super Rugby franchise have announced
that Springbok stars Frans Malherbe, Eben Etzebeth, Siya Kolisi and Damian de
Allende to the Unions.
Du Toit to leave Sharks and play for Stormers
The Western Province Rugby Union and the Stormers have announced that they
have signed four cap Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit from the Sharks.
Chiefs sign up New Zealand U20's Captain Moli
New Zealand U20's Junior World Cup winning captain Atunaisa Moli has signed
with the Chiefs for the next two years of Super Rugby.
Waratahs lose their CEO after 10 months
Waratahs boss Greg Harris will leave the Sydney Super Rugby franchise just
10 months after he joined the rugby club.
Former Crusader Guildford helps catch robber
Former Crusaders and All Blacks winger Zac Guildford and three team-mates helped
catch and alleged shoplifter in Napier earlier this week
Jones confirms Stormers talks for head coach job
Japan coach Eddie Jones says that he has not yet signed a contract to coach
the Stormers in the 2016 Super Rugby but admits that he is in talks to take
Reds re-appoint coach Graham for another season
Queensland Super Rugby franchise the Reds have re-appointed head coach Richard Graham for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Stormers to give Japan SuperRugby catastrophic hit
The new Japanese Super Rugby franchise's Director of Rugby Eddie Jones is expected
to jump ship and join the Stormers in Cape Town according to reports.
Chiefs sign Fisiiahi for two Super Rugby seasons
Hamilton Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs have signed Warrior Glen Fisiiahi
for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
Rebels re-sign Placid for Super Rugby until 2017
Melbourne Super Rugby franchise the Rebels have signed young outside back Jonah
Placid until at least the end of the 2017 Super Rugby season.
Super Rugby Champs to play European Champs
2015 Super Rugby champions the Highlanders have agreed to play European Rugby
Champions Toulon as part of their preparations for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Guildford set to walk away from Waratahs deal
Former All Blacks and Crusaders winger Zac Guildford has decided that he would rather stay
in New Zealand and potentially play Super Rugby for a New Zealand rather than move to Sydney.
Horrell to play Super Rugby for Chiefs in 2016
Hamilton Super Rugby team the Chiefs have re-signed one of their most versatile
backs Andrew Horrell for another Super Rugby season.
Botha leads list of Bulls Super Rugby re-signings
Springbok loose forward Arno Botha is the most notable name on a list of Super
Rugby contract extensions that have been announced by the Blue Bulls Company
Chiefs give flyer Pulu a Super Rugby contract
The Chiefs have announced that 2015 wider training squad member Toni Pulu has
earned a squad contract for the 2016 Super Rugby season.
Aussie duo Turner & Inman to play for Toulon
Australian wingers Lachie Turner and Mitchell Inman have both been signed by
European Rugby Champions Toulon as cover for their international stars during
the Rugby world cup
Chiefs sign All Black hooker for two more seasons
Hamilton based Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs have re-signed All Black hooker
Nathan Harris for the next two Super Rugby seasons.
Reds re-sign Japanese test star Tui for SuperRugby
The Queensland Rugby Union and the Reds Super Rugby franchise have signed a
contract extension with Japanese Test Number 8 Hendrik Tui for the 2016 Super
Brumbies sign former Reds flyer Aidan Toua
Canberra Super rugby franchise the Brumbies have signed former Queensland Reds
speedster Aidan Toua on a two-year Super Rugby deal.
Kane Douglas to play Super Rugby for Reds
Brisbane based Super Rugby franchise the Reds and the Queensland Rugby Union
have signed Wallabies Test lock Kane Douglas for the next three years after
he was released from his Leinster contract.
Kerr-Barlow re-signs with Chiefs until end of 2017
The Hamilton based Chiefs have re-signed All Black halfback Tawera Kerr-Barlow
for the next two Super Rugby seasons.