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2dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R7: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Last week saw the competition come to life with some impressive performances. This week, we'll be hoping for more of the same as the Force look for their first win, while the Rebels aim to keep the winning streak going.

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5dSam Bruce

Super AU R6: Mourning Reds 'mindset' still a work in progress

Brad Thorn didn't want to judge his Reds side too severely after Saturday's loss to the Waratahs because of the sudden death of Jordan Petaia's father. But he also knows they must be stronger mentally if they are to achieve their potential.

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7dAAP

Wallabies coach backs trans-Tasman concept

Rugby Australia is set to rebuff a proposal by its New Zealand counterpart for an eight-team competition featuring just two Australian teams. But Wallabies coach Dave Rennie is confident a solution will be brokered.

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7dAAP

Reds to unleash 'Baby Thor' on Waratahs at SCG

Tongan Thor has a new sidekick with Baby Thor poised to make his Super Rugby AU debut when the Queensland Reds take on the NSW Waratahs in Saturday's SCG clash.

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6dSam Bruce

Wallabies: Four more games to force Dave Rennie's hand

If Dave Rennie was picking a Wallabies starting XV tomorrow, how many positions could he sort with one swift swipe of the pen? There is an argument to be made that all 15 spots are open, adding extra weight to the second half of Super Rugby AU.

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Penalty delivers Brumbies Super Rugby win

The Brumbies remain unbeaten in Super Rugby AU after breaking Queensland hearts with a thrilling 22-20 victory after the siren in Canberra.

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14dESPN Staff

Rob Simmons to leave Waratahs

NSW Waratahs captain Rob Simmons will be departing the club for overseas opportunities at the end of the Super Rugby AU season, the team confirmed on Friday.

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16dSam Bruce

Petaia's return should erase any anger over Suaalii situation

The whirlwind chase for Joseph Suaalii may have disappointed Australian rugby fans both for the way it occurred and its likely end result. But it is no good holding onto that anger, particularly when Jordan Petaia has been named to make his return.

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18dBrittany Mitchell

SR AU R4: Is the Super AU title the Brumbies' to lose?

With another week in the books, Aussie rugby fans were given a real look at who are the contenders and who are the pretenders after the Brumbies kept a clean sheet against the Force, while the Waratahs looked woeful against the Rebels.

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28dReuters

O'Connor drop-goal sees Reds hold off Force

Fly-half James O'Connor kicked a late drop-goal to secure the Queensland Reds a 31-24 win over Western Force at Lang Park on Friday in the Super Rugby AU competition.

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9dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R6: Line-ups, odds, analysis

Super Rugby AU round 6 sees the competition enter return fixtures with the Brumbies solidifying their place at the top of the table while three teams hunt to stay in the race for the inaugural title.

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23dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R4: Line-ups, odds, analysis

After three rounds the top of the leader board is beginning to cramp with the Reds holding a one point lead over the Brumbies, but with Queensland sitting out Round 4 with a bye, the Brumbies have the perfect opportunity to move into top spot.

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29dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R3: Line-ups, odds, analysis

After dour wet weather rugby last week, teams will be hoping for dry, quick surfaces in Round 3 as the Reds look to consolidate their place at the top of the table while the Brumbies aim to retake the lead.

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16dESPN Staff

Super Rugby AU R5: Line-ups, odds, analysis

The Reds' visit to Canberra headlines Round 5 of Super Rugby AU, with the competition's two form teams going head-to-head in a match that carries several key Wallabies battles.

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32dBrittany Mitchell

Super Rugby AU R2: 'Super Time' not so super

Super Rugby AU Round 2 saw the first 'Super Time' take place, but instead of an exciting spectacle to determine a winner, the clock ticked away as scrums ate away the time and a kick-fest quickly turned fans away.

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35dReuters

Rebels, Reds draw after 'Super Time' fails to find a winner

The Rebels and Reds drew 18-18 in a scrappy Super Rugby AU contest played out in front of a small crowd at Brookvale Oval on Friday after the novelty of golden point extra time failed to separate the sides.

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39dSam Bruce

Super AU R1: Just enough to be excited about Aussie rugby

It was far from perfect and there were too many penalties, but the opening week of Super Rugby AU provided enough entertainment to be optimistic about what the next few months might hold for Australian rugby.

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43dSam Bruce

Super AU opener the best of Australian rugby's old and new

The oldest rivalry in Australian rugby will have a distinctly vibrant look about it when the latest chapter is written on Friday night. In a new competition, amid dark times, the presence of youth shines through.

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50dSam Bruce

Super Rugby AU: squad updates, form guides, analysis

A lot has happened in Australian rugby since Super Rugby was suspended on March 14. But after all the drama, we are now just a week away from the launch of Super Rugby AU. Your ultimate guide to the tournament is here.

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58dSam Bruce

Trans-Tasman comp has support of All Blacks great

Australia's Super Rugby chief executives have been invited to be part of a conference call with their New Zealand counterparts as All Blacks great Justin Marshall says both nations need each other moving forward.

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61dESPN staff

Reds let Speight depart, look to Vunivalu's arrival

Queensland Reds have granted Henry Speight an early release while taking the opportunity to raise the looming arrival of Suliasi Vunivalu, who last week voiced his concerns over Australian rugby's financial position.

2020 RankingsSuper Rugby

  • Tries Scored
    1st 32 Tries
  • REDS6th
    Points Difference 1st Brumbies : 93 Points Difference
    BRUMB1st
    43
    93