Result: Brumbies 12 v 18 Blues – 30/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​​ The Blues claimed their first victory in almost a month when they beat the Brumbies 18-12 in Canberra on Sunday. As the scoreline suggests, this was a tight tussle although the Blues were the more enterprising side and they eventually outscored their hosts by three tries to none. The result means New Zealand…

Result: Force 15 v 24 Lions – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​ The Lions strengthened their position atop the South African Group as they won their eighth game of the year, beating the Force 24-15. With the Stormers losing on Friday, the Lions are now 11 points clear after an industrious performance at nib Stadium in Perth on Saturday. Tries came via Lionel Mapoe, Courtnall…

Result: Reds 26 v 29 Waratahs – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Waratahs claimed only their third victory of the season on Saturday as they got the better of the Reds, winning 29-26 at Suncorp Stadium. Bernard Foley kicked 19 points for the visitors to go with tries from Nick Phipps and Michael Hooper as they came from behind to edge out their traditional…

Preview: Brumbies v Blues – 30/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​​ The Brumbies will hope to end a run of two straight Super Rugby losses when they take on the Blues at GIO Stadium in Canberra this Sunday. Despite this match seeing Australia’s top outfit host a Blues side sitting bottom of the table in New Zealand, they both sit on 17 points. That…

Preview: Jaguares v Sharks – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​​ The Jaguares will be keen to continue their impressive home form when they host Africa 2 rivals the Sharks at Vélez Sarsfield on Saturday. Wins over the Lions, Cheetahs and Reds on Argentine soil have been a positive, but on the road they have struggled to replicate that form. Ultimately that has cost…

Preview: Kings v Rebels – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​ The Kings will be keen to build on their recent win over the Waratahs when they take on another Australian side, the Rebels, in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. Perennial under-achievers and widely regarded as South Africa’s worst Super Rugby franchise, the Kings caused arguably the biggest upset of the tournament so far when…

Preview: Cheetahs v Crusaders – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​ The Crusaders will be hoping to continue their fine form when they visit Bloemfontein where they face a struggling Cheetahs outfit on Saturday. The men from Christchurch are the only unbeaten side left in the competition and head into this clash on a high as they are currently on an eight-match winning streak.…

Preview: Force v Lions – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby​ The Lions will be looking to pile more misery on the Western Force when the sides clash at nib Stadium in Perth on Saturday. The Force have really struggled this season along with their Australian counterparts. How things have changed since the last time the two teams met back in 2014 when the Force…

Preview: Reds v Waratahs – 29/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Reds are looking to break their hoodoo against the Waratahs when they host their traditional rivals at Suncorp Stadium on Saturday. The Reds are coming off a bye last week and will be thinking that there is possibly not a better time to face the Waratahs. The ‘Tahs have just endured arguably their…