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Thorn effect working wonders for gritty Reds

The Brad Thorn effect has taken hold at the Queensland Reds with the side notching their third straight win in another gritty defensive performance. While the Highlanders win over the Crusaders and a young Stormers flyhalf also make the headlines in Round

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W2W4: The Zoo will be rocking, so too the rugby

One of Super Rugby's fiercest rivalries highlights Round 5 as the Highlanders and Crusaders prepare to write another chapter in the South Island show-stopper. Meanwhile, Daryl Gibson is all anyone wants to talk about in Sydney.

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No.8 battle offers Cheika frustration, hope

Friday's Australian derby produced a quality battle between two impressive No. 8s but the result is nothing more than short-term agony for Michael Cheika. The Blues and South African youngsters also wrote themselves into the Round 4 headlines.

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W2W4: Tongan Thor tracking towards RWC

Super Rugby Round 4 is headlined by the huge Kiwi derby between competitions favourites the Hurricanes and Crusaders. Meanwhile in Brisbane, Taniel Tupou's World Cup credentials get another test against the Bulls.

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Richie Mo'unga helps Crusaders see off Stormers

Richie Mo'unga has served notice he's ready for another big year, with his Crusaders pushing aside the Stormers 45-28 in a free-flowing Super Rugby match in Christchurch.

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W2W4: Is Leali'ifano Cheika's answer as backup 10?

Super Rugby Round 3 begins with derbies across New Zealand and Australia, the second of which offers the first glimpse of veteran Christian Leali'ifano on home soil. Are the Wallabies' woes at No.10 about to ease?

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Forget ruck laws, high tackles still lacking consistency

Super Rugby Round 2 got off to a flyer with the Blues and Highlanders providing the standout game of the weekend, while the high tackle law has us questioning whether they'll will be refereed consistently. These are the stories of Round 2.

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Super Rugby W2W4: Genia to suit up against Reds

The Australian and New Zealand Super Rugby teams take the field for the first time after the competition kicked off last week. We tell you what to watch for in Round 2.

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Vermeulen set for Stormers return - reports

According to reports in France, Duane Vermeulen is set to quit French Top 14 club Toulon and return to South African Super Rugby side the Stormers next season.

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63dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stormers set to lose Etzebeth until May

South Africa's Stormers have received a major blow ahead of the Super Rugby season with the news that influential lock Eben Etzebeth is likely to be out until May at least.

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133dKweséESPN staff

Sharks sign Stormers winger for 2018

The Sharks have continued their impressive recruitment drive ahead of the 2018 Super Rugby season with the acquisition of Leolin Zas from the Stormers.

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138dESPN Staff

2018 Super Rugby squads: New Zealand

New Zealand's five Super Rugby franchises have each unveiled their squads ahead of the 2018 season, when the competition will revert to a three-conference, 15-team structure.

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Super Rugby Preview: Travel huge issue for Chiefs

We're down to the final four in Super Rugby with the semifinal action set down for Christchurch and Johannesburg this weekend. So who will advance to the big dance?

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241dNick Said, KweséESPN

Fleck says fitter Stormers can handle Chiefs

Coach Robbie Fleck says his Stormers side are far better equipped to handle the threat of the Waikato Chiefs in their Super Rugby quarterfinal at Newlands on Saturday, compared to when they met 12 months ago at the same stage of the competition.

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243dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stormers need to overcome play-off hoodoo against Chiefs

The Stormers' dismal run in Super Rugby play-off matches will face another test this weekend when they host New Zealand's Waikato Chiefs at Newlands in the quarterfinals on Saturday.

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Stormers score dramatic late try to secure win at Bulls

The Stormers got in some tough preparation for next weekend's Super Rugby quarter-final against the Chiefs by winning a hard-fought final group game 41-33 against the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Saturday.

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250dESPN staff

Super Rugby Preview: Round 17

We look at the final round of the home-and-away season: Can the Crusaders finish the campaign undefeated?

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252dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stormers coach critical despite thumping win

It is not often that a coach is critical of his side's performance after a 52-15 win, but Stormers coach Robbie Fleck believes his side were nowhere near their peak in their Super Rugby victory over the Sunwolves on Saturday.

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258dNick Said, KweséESPN

Stormers release Thomson to Glasgow Warriors

The Stormers have released flyhalf Brandon Thomson to join the Glasgow Warriors, but only once teammate Rob du Preez as recovered from injury, the team announced on Tuesday.

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Super Rugby Preview: Round 16

Australia's teams re-join the post-June Test Super Rugby action in the penultimate round of the competition.

2018 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • STORM5th
    TRIES SCORED 1st Lions : 29 Tries Scored
  • STORM10th
    POINTS DIFFERENCE 1st Melbourne Rebels : 45 Points Difference