Goodness gracious, Will Genia's still got it. After a poor finish to 2018, the Rebels halfback is seemingly back to his best. Meanwhile, are the All Blacks inching closer to a Ngani Laumape-Jack Goodhue midfield combination?
It's been a while since Kurtley Beale has played fullback for either the Waratahs or Wallabies, but could it be the position he is best suited to? Meanwhile, the Highlanders are banking on "The New Brian Lima".
Robbie Fleck was appointed after Eddie Jones' two-week stay at Newlands in 2015, after which the latter moved to England.
Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus happy South Africa's Super Rugby players are grabbing 'Test match mould'
South Africa coach says "about 80 percent" of his Springboks squad for the Rugby World Cup in Japan is "settled".
The Stormers claimed a narrow 16-11 victory over an ill-disciplined Sharks side on Saturday.
Three big trans-Tasman clashes headline Round 3 of Super Rugby, including a double-header to get us started on Friday evening. Read on for all of this week's team lists.
The Stormers score their first try of the season, after the siren, and the conversion by S.P. Marais secures the first victory of the campaign in dramatic fashion.
Queensland performed above expectations last season amid some trying circumstances. But any good graces they enjoyed are now a thing of the past, Friday's match against the Highlanders must be the beginning of a new dawn.
In Super Rugby round two we see two trans-Tasman clashes as well as a New Zealand derby. Read for all of this week's team lists.
Round 1 of Super Rugby is in the books and there were already some interesting takeaways for each team and the big question mark hanging over their heads in 2019. We address the key execution, or personnel issues, here.
Former South Africa Blizboks Sevens star Rosko Specman scored a brace of tries as he made a sensational Super Rugby debut, while Springboks fly-half Handre Pollard delivered a masterclass kicking display as the hosts won 40-3.
The Super Rugby season is once again upon us. Here, we analyse the South African conference, and ESPN columnist Greg Growden offers his thoughts on each of the five franchises.
The Springboks star signed for the Bulls instead of the Stormers because "it was the right thing to do" after the Cape Town franchise said it would rather invest in young players.
The new jerseys, inspired by Marvel's Spider-Man, Thor, Black Panther and Captain America, will debut in public at the Super Hero Sunday preseason double-header at Cape Town Stadium on February 3.
The hooker has received an offer to play for the Bulls next season, but he is believed to be on the verge of doing a deal with the Stormers, for whom he played from 2006 to 2009 and again in 2011.
There was plenty on the line in the final regular season round yet two Australian teams were unable to perform when it mattered most. The Brumbies did, however, exposing the Waratahs for exactly what they are.
Sunwolves winger Semesi Masirewa was given a red card for a lifting tackle on Bernard Foley. It was the correct decision to the letter of the law, but could it have been better served by a report system? Your Round 18 Super Rugby talking points are here.
The burly forward will captain the Stormers in the absence of Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi, who has been withdrawn through illness.
Super Rugby returned from a month-long hiatus only for the negative themes from the June Test series to immediately surface in the provincial competition. Thankfully 24 hours later, the Chiefs helped remind us just how good the game can be.
The Rebels may have ended Australia's 32-game winless streak in New Zealand, but it was the Waratahs, Reds derby that produced the highlights, meanwhile two All Blacks players have been left red-faced for off-field hijinks.
The Waratahs were hoping to add the Chiefs to their list of victims after ending the trans-Tasman streak in Sydney last week. And they would have, too, had it not been for the game's premier lock: Brodie Retallick.
After 40 games, Australia finally saw the end of their New Zealand hoodoo with the Waratahs putting on a slick display to thump the Highlanders, while the deliberate knockdown debate continues to rage.
Japan's Sunwolves have snatched a 26-23 Super Rugby win over the Stormers in Hong Kong via a drop goal almost four minutes after the siren.
KweséESPN's John Goliath looks at some of the pros and the cons if SA Rugby decides to ditch their southern-hemisphere partners for their northern counterparts.
There has been that much talk about the "dark arts" this week that Super Rugby has felt like a Harry Potter novel. Australia's sides have an opportunity to push the limits this week, but need their chief protagonists to be at their absolute best.
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- STORM15thTRIES SCORED 1st Crusaders : 23 Tries ScoredCRUS1st623
- STORM10thPOINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Bulls : 63 Points DifferenceBULLS1st-363