Super Rugby Previews, Predictions & Betting Tips


Super Rugby


Super Rugby is a domestic professional rugby union tournament that includes teams from Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Argentina and Japan. The Super Rugby competition remains one of the most watched professional rugby competitions throughout the world. 

The tournament is played in a conference format annually running from February through to August on an annual basis. The Australian Conference comprises of four teams based in Australia and one in Japan. The African conference includes four teams from South Africa and one from Argentina. There are five teams based out of New Zealand in the New Zealand Conference. 

The competition dates back to 1996 and has evolved in the last five years to expand to Japan and South Africa. New Zealand side the Crusaders are the most successful franchise in Super Rugby History. The Crusaders have won the title nine times since 1996 and have been runners-up on for occasions.

In 2019 the Super Rugby season will be shortened from 19 weeks to 18 weeks. With no South African round to start the competition, all the teams will be involved from the opening kick-off. The Chiefs and the Highlanders will play the first game of the 2019 Super Rugby season, with the Brumbies and the Melbourne Rebels set to play the first all Australian game on Friday 15th February 2019. 

The defending champions Crusaders are set to open their campaign with a trip to Auckland to take on the Blues at Eden Park. The highlight of the opening round will see the NSW Waratahs clash with the 2016 Super Rugby winners, the Hurricanes in Sydney.

The 2019 qualifying finals will be played on Saturday, June 22, with the final to be held on Saturday, July 6th. 

The Crusaders are the defending champions after defeating the Lions of South Africa 37-18 in the 2018 Final in Christchurch to claim their ninth Super Rugby title.

Recent Super Rugby Winners & Runners-Up

SeasonWinnersRunners-Up
2019

2018CrusadersLions
2017CrusadersLions
2016Hurricanes
Lions
2015Highlanders
Hurricanes
2014Waratahs
Crusaders
2013Chiefs
Brumbies
2012Chiefs
Sharks
2011Reds
Crusaders
2010Bulls
Stormers
2009Bulls
Chiefs
2008Crusaders
Waratahs

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