Jaguares secured a place in the Super Rugby semi-finals for the first time after battling their way to a hard-fought 21-16 victory over Chiefs in Buenos Aires.
In an outstanding game, the Argentinians began impressively, taking an 8-0 lead via Pablo Matera's try and Joaquin Diaz Bonilla's three-pointer, but the New
The Crusaders produced a classy second-half performance to book their spot in the Super Rugby semi-finals with a 38-14 victory over the Highlanders in Christchurch on Friday.
As expected, this was a fast-paced and entertaining encounter with both sides giving the ball plenty of air. The Crusaders’ forwards deserve plenty of
The Brumbies have won three of their last four Super Rugby matches against the Sharks (L1), the last three matches in that span have been decided by seven points or fewer.
The Sharks have lost their last five away matches in the Super Rugby finals series, the last
The Hurricanes have won three of their last four Super Rugby matches against the Bulls (L1), three of the four matches in that span have been decided by five points or fewer.
The Bulls come into this match on the back of a three-game undefeated run (W1, D2),
This will be the fourth meeting between the Jaguares and Chiefs in Super Rugby history, the away side on the day has been victorious in the first three encounters.
The Chiefs have won only two Super Rugby finals matches outside of New Zealand in their history (L3), both
The Crusaders have won five of their last six completed Super Rugby matches against the Highlanders (L1), coming from behind at half-time to win two of those matches.
The Highlanders have lost six of their last seven Super Rugby matches on the road (W1), conceding an average of
Toulouse 24 - 18 Clermont Auvergne
Two tries by Yoann Huget proved the difference as Toulouse capped a superb season by beating Clermont Auvergne 24-18 in the French Top 14 final in Paris on Saturday to lift the trophy for the first time since 2012.
The winger crossed the line in the
After 18 Rounds and 120 matches of the regular season the quarter-finalists for the 2019 Super Rugby tournament have been confirmed by SANZAAR in accordance with the tournament rules.
After a very competitive season the configuration of the quarter-finals was only determined after the very last match of the season when
The Lions failed to progress to the quarter-finals after succumbing to a 48-27 defeat by the playoffs-bound Bulls at Loftus on Saturday.
The result confirms the 2019 quarter-final lineup. The Crusaders will host the Highlanders, the Jaguares welcome the Chiefs, and the Bulls will travel to the Hurricanes with the Sharks
There was a lot on the line in a tense match between the Stormers and the Sharks in Cape Town which ended in a narrow 12-9 win for the Durban side.
With a place in the quarter-finals on the line, both sides were clearly more interested in avoiding mistakes than executing