Result: Rebels 14 vs 27 Chiefs – 17/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs retained their unbeaten status when they claimed a hard-fought 27-14 win over the Rebels in Melbourne on Friday. In a tightly contested encounter, the visitors had to dig deep to secure the win but they eventually took control of proceedings and outscored the Rebels by four tries to one. The win…

Result: Crusaders 33 vs 24 Blues – 17/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Crusaders claimed their third successive come-from-behind win of the season when they beat the Blues 33-24 in Christchurch on Friday. Just like their previous fixtures against the Highlanders and the Reds, the seven-time champions were trailing by a huge deficit at half-time but launched a superb second half fightback and eventually outscored…

Preview: Ireland vs England – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby England stand on the verge of Six Nations history in Dublin this Saturday, as they face Ireland, looking to claim back-to-back Grand Slams. Few would have predicted the English to be in this position following their World Cup exit in 2015, but under the tutelage of Eddie Jones and a new coaching team…

Preview: France vs Wales – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby France and Wales will be determined to finish their respective campaigns on a high when they face off in what promises to be a thrilling encounter in Paris on Saturday. With England securing their second successive championship with their win over Scotland last week, both France and Wales are amongst the tournament’s also-rans.…

Preview: Scotland vs Italy – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Scotland will have a point to prove when they host Italy in Edinburgh on Saturday after their disappointing exit from Six Nations contention. Vern Cotter’s men will be reeling after their Six Nations hopes were snuffed out by a massive 61-21 loss to England last weekend where they conceded a demoralising eight tries.…

Preview: Lions vs Reds – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Lions will be determined to get their campaign back on track when they host the Reds in Johannesburg on Saturday. After finishing as tournament runners-up last year, the Lions were amongst the favourites to go one better and win this year’s competition. And after winning their first two fixtures against the Cheetahs…

Preview: Waratahs vs Brumbies – 18/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Waratahs will be out for revenge when they take on the Brumbies in their Australian derby in Sydney on Saturday. The home side and their Canberra-based counterparts finished as their country’s top teams in last year’s tournament but the Brumbies had the satisfaction of finishing at the top of the Australian conference…

Preview: Bulls vs Sunwolves – 17/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Bulls will want to get their first win of the season when they face the Sunwolves in Pretoria on Friday. The home side currently sit at the third on the points table, tied with the Sunwolves as both teams have collected one losing bonus point so far in the competition, which means…

Preview: Rebels vs Chiefs – 17/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Two teams in contrasting form meet in Melbourne on Friday as the Rebels host the Chiefs in an intriguing Super Rugby clash at AAMI Park. The Rebels’ Round 3 bye week arguably came at the perfect time for them to look at themselves after two heavy losses to New Zealand sides. But their…

Preview: Crusaders vs Blues – 17/03/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues will hope to make up ground on the Crusaders when they travel to Christchurch on Friday in Super Rugby. Tana Umaga’s side are not bottom of the New Zealand Conference – that surprisingly belongs to the Highlanders – but after the way they tore apart the Rebels in Round 1 expectations…