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SANZAR CEO Peters steps down for Argentina role
Super Rugby organizers SANZAR have announced that SANZAR Chief Executive Officer
Greg Peters has handed in his resignation and will take up a new role as General
Manager of Union Argentina de Rugby (UAR), including the new Super Rugby
Zeilinga joins Cheetahs as Pietersen joins the Sharks
Durban based Super Rugby franchise have announced that flyhalf Fred Zeilinga
has been given an early release from his contract to join the Free State Cheetahs
ahead of the start of the Currie Cup tournament.
Drotske names his final Cheetahs team for Stormers
Outgoing Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has named his team to play the Stormers
this weekend at Newlands in Cape Town in what will be his final game in charge
of the Cheetahs.
Sharks start Kankowski against Melbourne Rebels
The Sharks have named their team to play the Rebels and have brought Ryan Kankowski
back for this weekend's match at Kings Park in Durban.
Nonu and Thrush to set new Hurricanes records
Hurricanes and All Blacks centre Ma'a Nonu will set a new record for a Hurricanes
players when he takes to the field against the Crusaders in Nelson on Friday.
Crusaders make seven changes for Hurricanes
Crusaders Head coach Todd Blackadder has named a team with seven changes to
the starting line up for their final home game this season and four further
changes in the replacements.
Waratahs add two players to squad touring SA
The Waratahs have added two players to their squad touring South Africa after
the suspension of hooker Tolu Latu and towering Test lock Will Skelton.
Hurricanes and All Blacks re-sign winger Savea
All Blacks and Hurricanes winger Julian Savea has re-signed with the Hurricanes
and New Zealand Rugby until the end of the 2019 rugby season.
Alexander to play Super Rugby for Brumbies in 2016
The Australian Rugby Union and the Brumbies have re-signed prop Ben Alexander
until the end of the 2016 rugby season keeping him in Canberra for another year.
Retallick re-signs with Chiefs & All Blacks to 2019
All Blacks and Chiefs lock Brodie Retallick has re-signed with New Zealand
Rugby and the Chiefs keeping him in New Zealand until the end of the 2019 rugby
Waratahs secure four of their young stars
Super Rugby champions the Waratahs have secured the signatures of four of New
South Wales' top young rugby players - with Jack Dempsey, Hugh Roach,
Jed Holloway and Jim Stewart all committing to the Waratahs in recent weeks.
Crusaders to be without five All Blacks for Canes
The Crusaders hopes of reaching the Super Rugby play offs have taken a severe
blow ahead of their match this weekend against the Hurricanes as the injuries
are mounting up.
Bulls rest Matfield for Brumbies clash
The Bulls have named their Super Rugby team to play the Brumbies in Canberra
on Saturday and have chosen to rest Victor Matfield for the match.
Waratahs appeal Latu and Skelton suspensions
Super Rugby champions the Waratahs have appealed against hooker Silatolu Latu
and lock Will Skelton's four week and two week bans.
Lions hooker Coetzee suspended for three weeks
Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee has been suspended for three matches after being
found guilty of contravening Law 10.4 (j) Lifting Tackle in his team's match
against the Cheetahs on Saturday.
Super Rugby Match Officials Round 16
SANZAR have released the officials for the sixteenth round in the 2015 Super
Rugby tournament and Ben O'Keefe starts the action this weekend in Nelson when
the Crusaders host the Hurricanes.
Reds could look abroad for Cooper replacement
Queensland Reds head coach Richard Graham has revealed that the Brisbane based
Super Rugby franchise could look outside of Australia for a replacement for
Japan side could include players from Hong Kong
Director of Rugby for the new Japanese Super Rugby team Eddie Jones has said
that he could field players from Hong Kong in the new team depending on how
the new team goes.
Latu suspended for four weeks, Skelton for two
Waratahs hooker Silatolu Latu has been suspended for four weeks and lock Will
Skelton has been suspended for two weeks after the two players were cited for
a lifting tackle
Serfontein ruled out of Bulls Super Rugby tour
Bulls midfielder Jan Serfontein has been ruled out of his team's Super Rugby
tour due to an injury sustained on tour
Chiefs lock Bardoul's Super Rugby season over
The Chiefs stocks in the second row have suffered another blow as lock Johan
Bardoul has been ruled out for the season.
Lions hooker Coetzee cited for dangerous tackle
Lions hooker Robbie Coetzee will face a SANZAR hearing after he was cited for
a dangerous tackle in the Lions victory over the Cheetahs.
Remaining matches for Super Rugby title hopefuls
The conclusion of Super Rugby Round 15 means that there are just three rounds
left of the regular Super Rugby season and here we look at what lies ahead for
Stormers move back into top three with Rebels win
The Stormers moved back into Super Rugby's top three by beating the Melbourne Rebels 31-15 at Newlands in Cape Town completing a clean-sweep of Australian teams.
Lions beat Cheetahs and knock Bulls off the top
The Lions knocked the Bulls off the top spot in the South African Super Rugby conference by beating the Cheetahs 17-40 in Bloemfontein on Saturday.