Result: Rebels 29 v 32 Jaguares – 14/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Jaguares ended their Super Rugby season on a positive note on Friday as they beat the Rebels 32-29 at AAMI Park in Melbourne. Crossings from Santiago Cordero (2), Guido Petti and Gonzalo Bertranou helped them to four points, with this their seventh win of 2017. In reply the Rebels, who won one…

Result: Highlanders 40 v 17 Reds – 14/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Highlanders made a statement of intent ahead of the quarter-finals when they claimed a convincing 40-17 win over the Reds in Dunedin on Friday. In a fast-paced and entertaining encounter, the 2015 champions delivered a masterclass of attacking rugby and eventually outscored the Reds by six tries to three. The Highlanders dominated…

Preview: Sharks v Lions – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks and Lions are all set to end off their regular seasons with a humdinger in Durban with both teams naming their strongest possible starting XVs, despite having already booked their play-off spots. With little to play for at this stage, many would have thought Sharks boss Robert du Preez would have…

Preview: Bulls v Stormers – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Bulls will be desperate to salvage some pride from their season when they host the Stormers at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. The men from Pretoria’s pride will be wounded after their latest catastrophic defeat; a 31-30 humbling by the minnows of South African rugby the Kings. They have even lost to the…

Preview: Chiefs v Brumbies – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs clash with the Brumbies in their final regular season home game of the season at FMG Stadium, Hamilton on Saturday. The significance of this contest will only truly be realised retrospectively. It could be the last time Dave Rennie leads his team into battle in Waikato and the last performance at…

Preview: Sunwolves v Blues – 15/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Blues travel to Tokyo this weekend to take on the Sunwolves for the very first time as the pair’s Super Rugby seasons come to an end. Powerhouses during the Super 12 and Super 14 eras, the Auckland-based team have struggled in recent years, and it’s been no surprise that they were one…

Preview: Rebels v Jaguares – 14/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Rebels and Jaguares meet for the first ever time in what could be the Melbourne outfit’s last Super Rugby game at AAMI Park on Friday. Still no clearer on who out of the Rebels and Force will be axed from the competition, this is hardly ideal for players, coaches and fans. But…

Preview: Highlanders v Reds – 14/07/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Highlanders will be determined to deliver an impressive performance when they take on the Reds in Dunedin on Friday. With the quarter-finals looming on the horizon, the 2015 champions will be hoping to make a statement of intent ahead of the play-offs by hitting their straps against the Reds who are amongst…