Preview: England v Scotland 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby England will hope to make it a record-equalling 18 Test victories in “Tier 1 rugby” when they take on Scotland in the Six Nations on Saturday. Matching New Zealand’s streak would be another feather in the cap for Eddie Jones’ men but it won’t be easy against a side in form, bidding to…

Preview: Italy v France 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France will be looking to get their Six Nations campaign back on track when they face tournament strugglers Italy in Rome on Saturday. After losing two out of their three matches – against England and Ireland – France know their chances of winning the tournament are gone but they will be determined to…

Preview: Jaguares v Lions 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Jaguares will be seeking a first home win of the season when they take on last year’s finalists the Lions in Buenos Aires on Saturday. High hopes for the Argentine franchise in 2016 never produced the play-off appearance many predicted on the back of Argentina’s dominant run at the Rugby World Cup,…

Preview: Sharks v Waratahs 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks will be hoping to make up ground on Africa 2 pace-setters the Lions when they host the Waratahs in Durban on Saturday. With the Jaguares tackling the Lions in the round’s final game, this is an opportunity for the Sharks to possibly move top in their conference. It won’t be easy,…

Preview: Cheetahs vs Sunwolves 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Cheetahs will be brimming with confidence when they host the Sunwolves in what should be an entertaining encounter in Bloemfontein on Saturday.. After winning the Currie Cup last year, big things were expected of the men from Bloemfontein and although they lost their opener to the Lions, they gained a losing bonus…

Preview: Reds vs Crusaders 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Reds will want an all-round improved performance if they are to stop the Crusaders in Brisbane on Saturday. The Reds were distraught about their 26-19 loss to the Western Force last weekend especially since they were in the lead for most of the game up until the 66th minute before a Curtis…

Preview: Blues vs Highlanders 11/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Both side’s will be desperate for a win after heart-breaking losses last weekend when the Blues host the Highlanders at Eden Park on Saturday. The Blues and the Highlanders suffered demoralizing defeats last time out, as the home side suffered a red card at the half-time whistle, which led to them conceding six…

Result: Chiefs 26 vs 18 Hurricanes

Follow @RedefinedRugby   The Chiefs overcame an indisciplined Hurricanes side and the Hamilton deluge to win 26-18 on Friday. It was disastrous conditions in the first half as both teams battled to get a decent string of moves together in the rain after knock-ons and handling errors marred the day. But the Chiefs stamped their…

Preview: Wales vs Ireland – 10/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Ireland arrive in Cardiff to face Wales knowing that a win would take them top of the Six Nations, putting the pressure on England. Currently three points behind Eddie Jones’ side with two games to play, Ireland know a loss could see England seal the title on Saturday. An in-form Scotland may still…

Preview: Chiefs vs Hurricanes – 10/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby A potential classic awaits to kick off Round 3 of Super Rugby this weekend when the Chiefs host the Hurricanes in Hamilton. Both sides remain unbeaten after two rounds and the defending champions the Hurricanes have started the season at an eyebrow-raising pace, putting 83 points past the Sunwolves and then more impressively…