# Super Rugby

Last month
November 2023
Wales star Halfpenny set to join Super Rugby champions
The Crusaders-bound 34-year-old will play his final game for his country against the Barbarians on Saturday.
This year
Wales out-half Patchell makes move to Super Rugby following release
Patchell has joined the Highlanders following his release by the Scarlets.
Former All Blacks captain Umaga to coach Super Rugby Pacific franchise Moana Pasifika
Umaga takes over at Pacific Island franchise, who have finished last in their first two Super Rugby seasons.
Crusaders clinch seventh straight Super Rugby Pacific crown
The Crusaders surged to victory after trailing by five points early in the second half.
Blues power past Waratahs to reach Super Rugby semi-finals
Mark Telea chalked up his 12th Super Rugby Pacific try this season.
The first-ever 'upgraded' red card was shown in Super Rugby Pacific
Hurricanes prop Tevita Mafileo was sent off upon review by the TMO.
Last year
Ireland prop Ryan signs for Chiefs Super Rugby team
The team have drafted in the 34-year-old as cover for injured New Zealand prop Angus Ta’avao.
Crusaders choke Blues into submission to win 13th Super Rugby title
A huge defensive shift, and a dismantling of the Blues’ lineout, saw Crusaders flip the script in Auckland.
Barrett brilliance helps Auckland Blues to set up all-New Zealand Super Rugby Pacific final
The Canterbury Crusaders await in the final after defeating the ACT Brumbies.
Record defence puts heroic Crusaders into Super final
The 12-times champions extended their remarkable record of never losing a home knockout match.
Craig McGrath: From Boyne RFC to coaching the Blues in a Super Rugby semi
The Kiwi defence coach joined Eoin Toolan and Gavan Casey on Wednesday’s Rugby Weekly Extra, three days out from the Blues’ clash with the Brumbies.
All Blacks skipper Cane to undergo scan on knee injury, while Barrett drop goal downs Brumbies
Meanwhile, the Crusaders continued their ominous form with a ruthless rout of Pacific newcomers Fijian Drua, who have now lost 11 from 13.
Moana Pasifika's Super Rugby debut delayed again
There were hopes they would take to the field against Waikato Chiefs on Sunday.
Western Force release Australia international Timani because he's unvaccinated
Covid-19 travel regulations and policies will prevent Timani from playing this season.
All time
Moana Pasifika continue to announce new signings ahead of Super Rugby 2022
The Fijian Drua are also joining the competition next year.
Maori All Black Wainui killed in car accident aged 25
Sonny Bill Williams has led tributes to the Super Rugby star.
Super Rugby newcomers Fijiian Drua appoint experienced Aussie as first ever head coach
Former AFL champion Mick Byrne has previously worked as skills coach for the All Blacks, Australia, Japan and Scotland.
Super Rugby gets Pacific rebrand for new season
The competition will expand to 12 teams next year to include two Pacific Island sides.
Late burst ends Blues' 18-year Super title drought
The all-New Zealand final to the Australasian championship was an intensely physical battle.
Blues hammer Brumbies to stay top, Crusaders pummel Waratahs
New Zealand clubs continue to dominate the Super Rugby Trans-Tasman competition.
No retirement u-turn for CJ Stander following approach from the Bulls
Bulls coach Jake White revealed that the Ireland international has ruled out a return.
The Kiwi teams are now 10/10 against the Aussies in Super Rugby
Richie Mo’unga starred again as the Crusaders hammered the Reds.
Heem triple in Blues romp, Chiefs tame Brumbies
Auckland have now posted 98 points from two matches in an impressive start to the competition.
Crusaders escape as Brumbies miss last-chance conversion
It went right down to the wire in Christchurch earlier.
Crusaders bounce back to set up Super Rugby Aotearoa final against Chiefs
After two uncharacteristic losses in their past three matches, the Crusaders fired on all cylinders.
Dramatic victory for the Chiefs thanks to last-gasp Damian McKenzie kick
The result puts the Chiefs ahead of the Auckland Blues in the race for a final berth.
McKenzie penalty sees Chiefs pip Crusaders in dramatic finish
The Crusaders scored three tries to two but were punished for infringements within kicking range as McKenzie landed four penalties.
King Carlos, Caucau, Dougie, and the most exciting club team of the pro era
The Blues ripped up the Super 12 in 2003 with a thrilling group of players.
Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year
Two Pacific teams set to make up a 12-team competition from the 2022 season onwards.
New Zealand TV presenter apologises for using mock accent while describing Japanese player's display
Joe Wheeler was referring to Japanese international Kazuki Himeno after a Super Rugby Aotearoa match on Friday.
Late McKenzie magic sees Chiefs snatch win over Blues
Damian McKenzie ensured the Waikato Chiefs revival continued on Saturday.
Barrett scores all 30 as Hurricanes snap losing streak
Aaron Smith faced a special haka as he became the most capped Highlander ever.
This stunning try finish the highlight as Crusaders heap more misery on Chiefs
Leicester Fainga’anuku’s brilliant try arrived in the first half.
Super Rugby AU to stream live for free in Ireland
Western Force and Rob Kearney’s meeting with the Rebels on Friday will be available to watch on World Rugby’s website.
23-year-old Birr man Regan makes Super Rugby debut for the Highlanders
The Crusaders came out on top in the Super Rugby Aotearoa opener in Dunedin.
Son of Australia rugby legend signs for Queensland Reds
Tom Lynagh, 17, has signed a two-and-a-half year deal until 2023.
Australia and New Zealand sides to face off in new trans-Tasman Super Rugby tournament
The event will be run off over six weeks from 14 May, kicking off after each country completes a domestic tournament.
Rob Kearney signs one-year deal with Australian side Western Force
The 34-year-old completes the move following his recent departure from Leinster and Ireland.
Queensland Reds edge out Melbourne Rebels to book Super Rugby final spot
The ACT Brumbies will provide the opposition in next week’s decider.
Handre Pollard backs plans for more South African sides to join Pro14
Reports that Bulls, Lions, Sharks and Stormers could trade Super Rugby for Pro14.