Result: Brumbies 06 vs 13 Lions – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Lions got the job done but were made to graft for their 13-6 victory over the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday. As the scoreline suggests, this was an even contest and the Brumbies held a slender 3-0 lead at half-time courtesy of a Wharenui Hawera penalty. The men from Johannesburg took control…

Result: Blues 50 vs 32 Cheetahs – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues continued with their impressive form of late when they claimed a deserved 50-32 victory over the Cheetahs in Auckland on Friday. In an entertaining encounter, in which both sides ran the ball from all areas of the field, the Blues gradually took control of proceedings and eventually outscored their opponents by…

Preview: Gloucester v Stade Français – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The European finals weekend gets underway on Friday as Gloucester and Stade Français fight to be crowned Challenge Cup champions. Murrayfield is the setting for the match, with the Cherry and Whites slight underdogs with the bookies in a game that could go either way. Domestically it’s been a poor season for both…

Preview: Rebels vs Reds – 13/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby It’s win or bust for the Rebels when they take on the Reds as both sides look to gain ground on the Brumbies in the Australian Conference. They’ll know long before kick-off whether the men from Canberra have left the door ajar to close in on top spot and judging on recent form…

Preview: Brumbies vs Lions – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Brumbies will be determined to return to the victory trail when they take on a confident Lions side in Canberra on Friday. Although Stephen Larkham’s side are sitting at the top of the Australian Conference table, they are the best of what has been a poor group of teams from that country…

Preview: Blues vs Cheetahs – 12/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues will want to make it three wins out of three when they host the Cheetahs at Eden Park in Auckland on Friday. The Cheetahs have never beaten the Blues in Auckland. In fact, they have a poor away record in general at the moment. They have lost 10 straight away games in…