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Vodacom Super Rugby 2019 fixtures and venues confirmed

Vodacom Super Rugby 2019 fixtures and venues confirmed

Posted on November 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Vodacom Super Rugby’s geographical appeal and footprint has been highlighted with the release by SANZAAR of an updated tournament schedule for 2019, that will kick-off on Friday 15 February when the Chiefs host the Highlanders in Hamilton, New Zealand. The Final will take place on Saturday 6 July. The updated schedule includes the match venues, […]

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Crusaders crowned 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby champions

Crusaders crowned 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby champions

Posted on August 4, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Defending champs defeat Emirates Lions to win ninth title The Crusaders are the 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby champions after they defeated the Emirates Lions 37-18 in a memorable final on Saturday morning (SA time) at the AMI Stadium in Christchurch. The home side led 20-6 at halftime. Sam Whitelock’s team clinched their ninth tournament title […]

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Emirates Lions ready for daunting Vodacom Super Rugby title challenge

Emirates Lions ready for daunting Vodacom Super Rugby title challenge

Posted on August 2, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

First time that same teams meet in consecutive finals Highvelders hope for better luck in third successive final The Emirates Lions can prepare themselves for a very daunting challenge when they take on the Crusaders – considered firm favourites by most pundits – at 09h35 on Saturday morning in Christchurch to determine who will be […]

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Emirates Lions, Crusaders to contest 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby Final

Emirates Lions, Crusaders to contest 2018 Vodacom Super Rugby Final

Posted on July 29, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Highvelders too strong for Waratahs, Crusaders outplay Hurricanes The Emirates Lions and the Crusaders will meet each other for the second successive year in the Vodacom Super Rugby Final, this time in Christchurch, after both teams won their home semi-final matches on Saturday. The team from the Highveld scored six tries in their 44-26 triumph […]

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Thrilling action expected – Vodacom Super Rugby Semi-final Preview

Thrilling action expected – Vodacom Super Rugby Semi-final Preview

Posted on July 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Emirates Lions aim for third successive final appearance Crusaders favourites against Hurricanes in Christchurch Springbok No 8 Warren Whiteley will lead the Emirates Lions in their Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final match against the Waratahs at Emirates Airline Park in Johannesburg on Saturday, with the Highveld side aiming for a third successive final appearance. The match […]

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Impressive Emirates Lions roar into semis – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarterfinals Review

Impressive Emirates Lions roar into semis – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarterfinals Review

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Emirates Lions qualified for a third successive Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final with their impressive 40-23 victory over the Jaguares on Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg. They will meet the Waratahs next Saturday at Emirates Airlines Park from 15h05 in one of the two semi-finals. The Waratahs scored a dramatic 30-23 come-from-behind win over the Highlanders […]

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Stage set for knock-outs – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarter-finals Preview

Stage set for knock-outs – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarter-finals Preview

Posted on July 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Emirates Lions face strong Jaguares contest on Highveld Cell C Sharks ready for daunting Christchurch challenge The Emirates Lions face a strong contest from the Jaguares when the two sides meet in the last Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday in Johannesburg from 15h05, while earlier in the day the Cell C Sharks are involved […]

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Vodacom Super Rugby match schedule for 2019 announced

Vodacom Super Rugby match schedule for 2019 announced

Posted on June 12, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SANZAAR has announced the tournament dates for the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby competition that will kick-off on Friday 15 February when the Chiefs host the Highlanders in New Zealand, with the Cell C Sharks getting local proceedings underway with an away clash against the Sunwolves. All four South African teams will be in action on […]

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Combrinck boost for Emirates Lions – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 8 Preview

Combrinck boost for Emirates Lions – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 8 Preview

Posted on April 5, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Stormers forced into several changes for big Highveld encounter Unchanged Cell C Sharks aiming for positive end to overseas tour in Napier The Emirates Lions will welcome back stalwart, Springbok winger Ruan Combrinck, for their important Vodacom Super Rugby derby against the DHL Stormers on Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg. The game at Emirates Airline […]

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Vodacom Bulls take honours in derby clash – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 7 Roundup

Vodacom Bulls take honours in derby clash – Vodacom Super Rugby Round 7 Roundup

Posted on April 1, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Cell C Sharks sparkle in Auckland triumph over Blues Crusaders edge Emirates Lions in hard-fought clash The Vodacom Bulls returned to winning ways with their 33-23 derby win over the DHL Stormers on Saturday evening, while earlier in the day the Cell C Sharks also returned to form with their superb 63-40 Vodacom Super Rugby […]

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