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Chiefs looking at ways to stay ahead of the pack
Chiefs assistant coach Andrew Strawbridge says that they felt their were picked on by match officials in 2013 after winning their first title in 2012 and have been forced to change the way they approach the tackle and breakdown area.
Cummins wins Australian players' player of the year
Western Force and Wallabies winger Nick Cummins has been named ahead of Israel Folau and Michael Hooper as Australian players' player of the year.
Cordingley leaves Rebels to join Queensland Reds
Former Queensland Reds and Wallabies scrumhalf Sam Cordingley has agreed to leave his position as Melbourne Rebels General Manager of Rugby to rejoin the Queensland Reds as Rugby Operations Manager in 2014.
Injury forces Elliot to consider early retirement
Former All Black hooker Hika Elliot has decided to miss most of the 2014 Super Rugby season due to surgery and is now considering retirement.
Crusaders franchise breaks-even in 2013
Chairman Murray Ellis has announced that Christchurch based Super Rugby franchise the Crusaders achieved a break-even result for the 2013 financial year.
Chiefs awarded seven year Super Rugby licence
Super Rugby champions the Chiefs have been issued a seven year license by New Zealand Rugby (NZR) to run the organisation and the Taranaki Rugby Football Union have joined as investors.
Scott Higginbotham to captain Melbourne Rebels
The Melbourne Rebels have announced that Scott Higginbotham will captain their
team for the 2014 Super Rugby season
Matt Toomua vows to stay loyal to Brumbies
Brumbies back Matt Toomua says that even though his selection for the Wallabies
has boosted his bargaining power he will not shop around and will stick with
the Canberra Super Rugby franchise.
Sharks to warm up for Super Rugby against Saracens
2012 Super Rugby finalists the Sharks will travel to England and play a Super
Rugby warm up match against Aviva Premiership Rugby club Saracens in January
Rebels sign Jeffries for 2014 Super Rugby season
Melbourne Rebels Super Rugby franchise have signed lock Sam Jeffries on an Extended Playing Squad (EPS) contract to join the Club for the 2014 Super Rugby season which leaves just one place to be filled in the Club's 35-man playing roster.
Brumbies rule Lealiifano out of Super Rugby opener
Wallabies and Brumbies centre Christian Lealiifano will have surgery next week
on his ankle but his Super Rugby franchise have admitted that they don't know
when he wil be able to play again
Ben Smith named NZ Super Rugby player of the year
Highlanders fullback and wing Ben Smith has been named as the New Zealand Super
Rugby player of the year for 2013
McCaw inspiration to help Highlanders co-captain
New Highlanders co-captain Nasi Manu says that he won't be short of inspiration when he assumes a leadership role with the Dunedin-based Super Rugby franchise.
Reds to play Super Rugby warm up at Ballymore
The Reds have announced that they will return to Ballymore Stadium in 2014 to play a Super Rugby warm up match against Australian rivals Melbourne Rebels in February.
Chiefs look set to play Toulon in February
Super Rugby Champions the Chiefs look all set to play Heineken Cup champions Toulon in February as part of their warm up routine for the 2014 season.
Whitely named Lions 2014 Super Rugby captain
Golden Lions loose forward Warren Whitely has been given the Lions captaincy for the 2014 Super Rugby competition according to reports.
Rebels to warm up for SuperRugby against Canes
The Melbourne Rebels have announced that they will play a Super Rugby warm up match against New Zealand rivals the Hurricanes on Saturday the 8th of February.
Etzebeth to miss the start of Super Rugby season
Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth will miss the start of the 2014 Super Rugby season due to an injury he sustained playing for the Springboks against France.
Highlanders hooker Hore hangs up his boots
All Blacks and Highlanders hooker Andrew Hore has retired from international rugby after playing 83 tests and will become a full time farmer.
Stormers reveal 2014 Super Rugby training squad
Western Province and the Stormers have started their preparations for the 2014 Super Rugby season with a training camp at the High Performance Centre in Bellville.
Bulls to warm up for SuperRugby against Stormers
The Bulls have announced that they will play a Super Rugby warm up match against the Stormers at Peter Mokaba Stadium on the 1st of February 2014.
Bulls name 2014 Super Rugby training squad
Three-time Super Rugby champions the Bulls have named their wider training squad for the 2014 season and kicked off preparations at Loftus Versfeld.
Reds to warm up for Super Rugby against Chiefs
Former Super Rugby Champions the Reds will play a Super Rugby warm up match against current Super Rugby Champions the Chiefs in February next year.
South Africa want 17 team Super Rugby format
Super Rugby's stakeholders will meet in London on Friday and Dublin next week to try and find agreement on the way forward for the tournament after South Africa rejected a two conference system.
Blues make two new management appointments
Auckland based Super Rugby franchise the Blues have made two new key appointments to their management team ahead of the 2014 Super Rugby season.