Jaguares produced a dominant performance as they trounced the Sunwolves 52-10 at Jose Amalfitani Stadium on Friday to clinch second place on the overall Super Rugby table.
This triumph sees them join the Crusaders as being on the verge of playing a semi at home should they win their quarter-final next
This will be just the third meeting between the Jaguares and Sunwolves in Super Rugby, with each of the previous two games between them won by the home side on the day (one win apiece).
The Jaguares have won eight of their last nine Super Rugby games, including
The Sunwolves were victorious in their most recent Super Rugby fixture against the Stormers (May 2018), coming from behind at half-time to win 26-23 and snapping a four-game winless run against the Cape Town side (D1, L3) in the process.
The Stormers have lost just one of their
The Brumbies ran in six tries as they beat the Sunwolves 42-19 in Tokyo to secure bonus point and top spot in Aussie Conference.
The Sunwolves started well, scoring in the opening minute after a midfield bomb by fullback Semisi Masirewa. He tapped the ball back in his effort to gather,
The Brumbies have won all four of their previous Super Rugby matches against the Sunwolves, scoring an average of 43 points per game in that span.
The Sunwolves have been kept scoreless in the first halves of three of their last four Super Rugby games, only once going
The Rebels have won all four of their Super Rugby matches against the Sunwolves, scoring an average of 39 points per game against them.
The Sunwolves have lost their last six Super Rugby matches on the bounce at home, the longest losing run on home soil in the
The Brumbies have won all their previous three Super Rugby games against the Sunwolves, scoring an average of 46 points per game in that time.
The Brumbies have won six of their last seven Super Rugby games at home, including their last four on the bounce; the last
The Reds won back-to-back games for just the second time this season as they beat an ill-disciplined Sunwolves team 32-26 in Brisbane on Friday.
The game, a rather poor advert for Super Rugby, played out as one would expect from two of the lowest-ranked teams in the competition. While the intent
The Reds have played the Sunwolves 4 times in Super rugby since 2016 and the Reds have won 3 matches, drawn 0 and lost once.
The Reds 3 wins out of 4 matches gives them a record of winning 75% of their matches against the Sunwolves regardless of venue.
This weekend the
This is only the second Super Rugby encounter between the Sunwolves and the Highlanders, the side from Dunedin winning the first meeting in Round 9, 2017, by a score of 40-15.
The Sunwolves are still chasing their first victory at home in Super Rugby 2019 (L5), they've never