Preview: Rebels v Crusaders – 27/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby It could be a procession for Super Rugby leaders the Crusaders when they run out to face the Rebels at AAMI Park in Melbourne on Saturday. 12 straight wins have been nothing short of sensational from the Christchurch outfit and we have run out of superlatives to throw at them. Six of the…

MELBOURNE REBELS STATEMENT

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Melbourne Rebels wish to reiterate its clear legal position that the ARU has no legal right to “cut” them as a team in the Super Rugby Competition.  The ARU must come out and publicly put an end to the speculation.  For the avoidance of any doubt whatsoever, neither the Melbourne Rebels nor…

Preview: Waratahs v Rebels – 21/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby A Sunday Australian derby will round off the action in Round 13 of Super Rugby when the Waratahs host the Rebels. This has certainly not been a year for either side to write home about, with just four wins between the two of them, but when the two did meet in Melbourne earlier…

Result: Rebels 24 vs 29 Reds – 13/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Reds claimed their third victory of the Super Rugby season on Saturday as they beat the Rebels 29-24 in an entertaining derby in Melbourne. Tries for the Reds from Samu Kerevi, Eto Nabuli and Stephen Moore were countered by three Reece Hodge penalties which gave the visitors a 17-9 lead at the…

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…

Result: Rebels 10 v 47 Lions – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Lions had too much firepower for the Rebels in Melbourne on Saturday, running in seven tries overall in a 47-10 victory at AAMI Park. Rusty early on with a number of handling errors the Lions still had too much in the tank, with Kwagga Smith, Ross Cronjé and Courtnal Skosan all crossing…

Preview: Rebels v Lions – 06/05/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Rebels will be playing for pride when they host the in-form Lions at AAMI Park, Melbourne on Saturday. The struggling Rebels will be hurting after their 44-3 humbling at the hands of the Kings. Their pride is no doubt wounded and they are also probably playing for their Super Rugby futures as…

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…

Result: Sharks 09 vs 09 Rebels – 22/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Sharks and Rebels each had a player sent off on Saturday as they played out a 9-9 draw in their Super Rugby clash in Durban. Despite having inside centre Andre Esterhuizen red carded early on for a dangerous tackle, the Sharks looked to be heading to the four points. But Reece Hodge struck…

Preview: Sharks vs Rebels – 22/04/2017

Follow @RedefinedRugby The Rebels travel to Durban this weekend looking for a first-ever win over the Sharks at the fifth time of asking. Given the Sharks’ start to 2017 and the Rebels form that might seem unlikely on paper, but then no one saw the Rebels win over the Brumbies coming last weekend either. In…