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#super xv

# super-xv - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Organisers urge a more attractive playing style as Super Rugby returns to 15 teams

The schedule for the condensed competition was announced today.

# super-xv - Saturday 27 June, 2015

The Highlanders cashed in a chunk of luck in today's Super XV semi-final win

And they deserved every slice they got on the road to an all-New Zealand Super Rugby final.

# super-xv - Sunday 17 May, 2015

The Hurricanes had a drop-dead gorgeous try chalked off for a marginally forward pass

There ought to be a law against destroying art like this.

# super-xv - Saturday 24 January, 2015

Broken collarbone rules Quade Cooper out of Super Rugby for three months

On the plus side, he’ll be nice and fresh for the World Cup.

# super-xv - Saturday 28 June, 2014

Colin Slade and his mouthguard sent flying as Hadleigh Parkes goes on the rampage Crashball This post contains videos

Colin Slade and his mouthguard sent flying as Hadleigh Parkes goes on the rampage

The Crusaders lost a gritty Super XV encounter in Wellington while the Waratahs dominated an Aussie derby.

# super-xv - Friday 27 June, 2014

Ben Smith goes from sublime to ridiculous and straight back to sublime Super Rugby This post contains videos

Ben Smith goes from sublime to ridiculous and straight back to sublime

The fullback was one of several New Zealand internationals to star in the Highlanders win over Chiefs.

# super-xv - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

Richie McCaw set to miss Super XV run-in after breaking rib against England

New Zealand coach Steve Hansen says McCaw will be sidelined for three weeks.

# super-xv - Friday 13 June, 2014

IRB chief would prefer Japanese entrant for final place in Super 18

Super Rugby is set to take on a sixth South African side, an Argentinian team plus A.N Other.

# super-xv - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Hurricanes rout champions Chiefs to shake up Super XV play-off race Highlights This post contains videos

Hurricanes rout champions Chiefs to shake up Super XV play-off race

The return of Aaron Cruden came too late to save the Chiefs from an embarrassing defeat.

# super-xv - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Richie McCaw makes return, on the blindside, as Crusaders finally wake up

The All Blacks captain is back in action after a thumb injury while the Sharks have stretched their lead.

# super-xv - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Prince William catches the Izzy Folau show and Brodie Retallick goes topless Super Rugby This post contains videos

Prince William catches the Izzy Folau show and Brodie Retallick goes topless

Gareth Anscombe, meanwhile, left his last-ditch penalty attempt against Crusaders a few, crucial yards short.

# super-xv - Sunday 13 April, 2014

Super Rugby: Hat-trick for Honey Badger and Fekitoa dozes over Bulls

Meanwhile, the Crusaders ran up 52 points in South Africa.

# super-xv - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Super Rugby: Brumbies hunt Sharks while Chiefs stage another stunning fightback Super Troopers This post contains videos

Super Rugby: Brumbies hunt Sharks while Chiefs stage another stunning fightback

Meanwhile in Canberra, Auckland Blues’ Jerome Kaino cheered himself up by meeting an Aussie legend.

# super-xv - Thursday 26 September, 2013

So, the Kearney brothers* have been busy coming up with a superhero XV

*Rhys Ruddock was the forwards coach in this selection committee.

# super-xv - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

# super-xv - Thursday 22 August, 2013

Kurtley Beale back in blue with NSW Waratahs

The Australian fullback’s contract with the Rebels was not renewed and he has linked up with Michael Cheika’s side.

# super-xv - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Snapshot: Anscombe and son celebrate Chiefs' Super XV victory

Now where’s that Cat Stevens CD when you need it?

# super-xv - Friday 2 August, 2013

Injury hampers Chiefs build-up to defence of Super Rugby title

As Brumbies set out to do what no other Australian side has done, their hosts in tomorrow’s final are sweating on key men.

# super-xv - Saturday 20 July, 2013

McCaw returns as Crusaders put on a show against Reds Super Xv This post contains videos

McCaw returns as Crusaders put on a show against Reds

The New Zealand side put in a clinical display of running rugby to take their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals.

# super-xv - Monday 15 July, 2013

Morto for Landman over this lawnmower celebration of disallowed try Too Soon This post contains videos

Morto for Landman over this lawnmower celebration of disallowed try

‘The Lawnmower’: coming to a pre-season training session near you.

# super-xv - Monday 6 May, 2013

Check out this awesome try from Colin Slade Super Rugby This post contains videos

Check out this awesome try from Colin Slade

The little out half started and finished the weekend’s most stylish move.

# super-xv - Tuesday 26 February, 2013

VIDEO: Thrills, spills and the most frantic 3 minutes of rugby you're likely to see this year Super Rugby This post contains videos

VIDEO: Thrills, spills and the most frantic 3 minutes of rugby you're likely to see this year

Sit back, enjoy and be happy it’s not your lungs burning out there.

# super-xv - Monday 18 February, 2013

Connacht sign Super XV winning skipper Craig Clarke

That’s one way to replace Mike McCarthy…

# super-xv - Friday 15 February, 2013

VIDEO: Super Rugby is back, here's what you missed Super Xv This post contains videos

VIDEO: Super Rugby is back, here's what you missed

Flashy finishes, dodgy cards, dodgy haircuts and just a little more.

# super-xv - Thursday 18 October, 2012

O'Driscoll: Time to nip talk of Waratahs move in the bud

“It’s certainly not on my to do list at the moment,” said Ireland’s all-time leading try scorer.

# super-xv - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Super XV: South Africa replace Lions with Southern Kings

The promoted franchise are expected to play their fixtures in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.

# super-xv - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Chiefs sink Sharks to claim Super crown

The Waikato Chiefs are Super XV champions after a 37-6 win in Hamilton on Saturday.

# super-xv - Saturday 21 July, 2012

'Too good': Crusaders make home advantage count to knock Bulls out

Just the 23 points for Dan Carter in the 28-13 win in Christchurch.

# super-xv - Wednesday 18 July, 2012

Relax, Leinster: Kirwan appointed to Auckland Blues post

The ex-Italy boss will take over from Pat Lam, who endured a torrid time in charge of the Super Rugby side.

# super-xv - Thursday 10 May, 2012

About Schmidt: Leinster laugh off Blues' move for head coach

Assistant coach, Jono Gibbes, has described talk linking Joe Schmidt with a return to Auckland Blues as pure speculation.

# super-xv - Tuesday 20 March, 2012

For Sale: Cipriani targets England recall after signing with Sharks

The English international fly-half will end his odyssey in Oz with a return to the Aviva Premiership next season.

# super-xv - Monday 5 March, 2012

Watch: Luke Fitzgerald admits 'there is scope' for leaving Leinster Hard Bargain This post contains videos

Watch: Luke Fitzgerald admits 'there is scope' for leaving Leinster

The Leinster back is not taking an active role in negotiating his new IRFU contract, but he is not afraid to move abroad if the necessity should arise.

# super-xv - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

'Subbies' not Super Rugby for Sebastian Chabal's Oz odyssey

The Caveman is going to play rugby in Australia alright, but he’ll be much further down the food chain than you would expect.