Six Nations & Super Rugby
The Six Nations Championship (referred to as RBS 6 Nations as it's sponsored by the Royal Bank of Scotland) is an annual international rugby union competition involving six European sides: England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales. Super Rugby (rendered in the current competition logo as SupeRugby , also colloquially referred to as Super 15 ) is the largest and pre-eminent professional Rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere. /5
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Forget the Six Nations and switch on Super Rugby if you want...
Please no, Super Rugby has too many teams already. Let Georgia play in the Six Nations.
Super Rugby is back this week - don't miss our preview with Tana Umaga in latest issue. Plus, Israel Dagg features!…
2 Super Rugby and Rugby Championship winners, 3 Champions Cup, Prem and Six Nations winners...and Jamie Heaslip.
Stuart Barnes' talking points: Six Nations struggles and scintialling start to Super Rugby: htt…
Super Rugby: 64 points in Blues v Highlanders. Meanwhile in the Six Nations... 👀
Great iOS app (Union Live) for anyone who wants to follow the Super Rugby (and other games e.g. Six Nations) season
The first 6 Six Nations games produced average of 36 pts and 3 tries – opening game of Super Rugby had 44 pts at HT inc 5 t…
Super Rugby and Heineken Cup (club based), Tri-Nation and the Six Nations, The Championship
Six Nations resumes, Super Rugby continues via So much to enjoy, its all
What a weekend of sport we just had! From some fantastic performances in the Super Rugby and Six Nations tournaments, top quality Soccer played both locally and internationally, to the start of the T20 Cricket World Cup and the 2014 F1 season. What were your sporting highlights from this past weekend? Remember, you can find the Greatest Deals on sports gear and accessories from Sportsmans Warehouse this month:
Th match officials have been named for BLUES v CHEETAHS this Saturday at Eden Park. Francisco Pastrana (ARG) is the referee, his assistants are Garratt Williamson (AUS) and Shane McDermott (NZ). Pastrana first refereed a Super Rugby game in 2013 When the Rebels played the Reds.. He has also been an Assistant Referee in the 2013 Six Nations.
Centre Jean de Villiers will make his 100th Super Rugby appearance when he leads a changed Stormers team against the Chiefs. The Stormers will have a familiar face in charge of their Super Rugby clash against the Chiefs in Hamilton on Friday – Craig Joubert. Clive Woodward says England's win over Wales in the Six Nations have made them "serious contenders" for next year's RWC. Blues coach John Kirwan has delivered a warning to the Lions after his team’s loss to the Bulls in their Super Rugby game at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. England could include destructive centre Manu Tuilagi on the bench for their Six Nations clash with Italy. Calf injury forces Mealamu out of Blues tour.
The Guru from www.testrugby.com provides rugby tips for Super Rugby, Rugby Championship, ITM Cup, Six Nations and international test rugby, especially when the All Blacks are playing. This is ideal for players of fantasy and virtual rugby games. There is always something up for discussion too!
- first weekend of Super Rugby makes up slightly for the lack of Six Nations!!!
SHOULD KIDS BE WATCHING MORE RUGBY ON TV? Remember when televised rugby was restricted to highlights of two British club games on a Sunday afternoon? Nowadays, with subscription TV, you can sometimes watch a dozen live matches over the course of a weekend. The Five/Six Nations has long been available but you now have the Heineken Cup, Aviva Premiership, RaboDirect Pro12, French Top 14, Super Rugby, Rugby Championship and HSBC Sevens World Series. But how much viewing is healthy for rugby-playing youngsters? Do they benefit from watching the pros or should they be getting outside and learning for themselves? What do you think? Join the debate and leave your comments below…
Planet Rugby Team of the Year. Wat is u mening oor die span?? Hulle gee nog 'n verduideliking ook vir elke selection. Planet Rugby's Team of the Year 15 Leigh Halfpenny (British and Irish Lions/Wales/Cardiff Blues) - It was a two-horse race for our opening spot as Halfpenny faced off with Australia full-back Israel Folau. Folau was outstanding in his debut season in rugby union, both for the Waratahs and Wallabies, but the performances of Halfpenny for region, country and the Lions saw him edge the jersey. Man of the Series, Player of the Six Nations. Outstanding. 14 Ben Smith (New Zealand/Highlanders) - He has always been an outstanding player for Otago and the Highlanders but largely on the cusp of nailing down a place in the All Blacks side because of injuries and other players' form. This year Cory Jane's absence led to Smith finally being on the right side of some luck and boy did he take his shot. Eight tries in the Rugby Championship and excellent Super Rugby form make him an easy pick. 13 Jonathan ...
Lions XV British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland will have been a busy man as the RBS Six Nations reached the midway point. While one eye will have undoubtedly been on the on-going action in the Super Rugby, Gatland's priority will have been on the performances of the home unions. And as one or two individuals play themselves out of contention for the tour to Australia, a number continue to stake strong claims. And once again, skysports.com's Tony Curtis puts himself into Gatland's shoes and names his Lions XV. Remember the selections are based purely on this weekend's games... 15 Leigh Halfpenny (Wales) It is going to take something pretty special to... ~SportsMan
Happy new year everyone. Looking forward to plenty of sport in 2013...Six Nations and Super Rugby launching soon on
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After Saturday: the Tri-Nations, World Cup, Heineken Cup, Six Nations and Super Rugby titles will be held by New Zealand coaches
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