Preview: Cheetahs vs Chiefs – 15/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Cheetahs head coach Franco Smith has named his team for Saturday’s Super Rugby clash against the Chiefs in Bloemfontein. Props Ox Nche and Johan Coetzee move from the bench to the starting line-up and Charles Marais and Tom Botha will be the front row replacements. Carl Wegner and Francois Uys swap places with…

Result: Stormers 34 vs 26 Chiefs – 08/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Siya Kolisi led his charges to an incredible 34-26 victory in a thriller at Newlands Stadium. It was a game that would have left rugby fans drooling after seven tries were scored in the first half. The Stormers dotted down through Sikhumbuzo Notshe, before Siya Kolisi, SP Marais and Robert du Preez all…

Preview: Stormers vs Chiefs – 08/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby There are just two changes to the Stormers’ starting line-up for their Super Rugby fixture against the Chiefs in Cape Town on Saturday. Scrum-half Jano Vermaak has been ruled out after leaving the field with concussion in the 53-10 victory against the Cheetahs at Newlands last week. He is replaced by the experienced…

Result: Chiefs 28 vs 12 Bulls – 01/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs came from behind to claim a 28-12 win against the Bulls in Hamilton on Saturday. The Bulls produced a well-worked game plan through a pressured defence and clever kicks behind the Chiefs line to enter the change rooms 9-3 at half time. But a try from winger Shaun Stevenson kick started…

Preview: Chiefs vs Bulls – 01/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Chiefs will be keen to build on their impressive start to the season when they face off with the Bulls in Hamilton on Saturday. The 2012 and 2013 champions are still unbeaten after four fixtures and head into this clash as overwhelming favourites as they will be refreshed after they had a…

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…

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…

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: 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…

Result: Chiefs 41 v 26 Blues 03/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby Chiefs get bonus point as Blues see red Aaron Cruden led the Chiefs to a 41-26 bonus point win over the Blues after flanker Steven Luatua was red carded in Hamilton on Friday. It was a competitive game throughout the first with the Blues and the Chiefs exchanging exciting runs. The Blues should…