Wales eye Bok launchpad for RWC

2014-11-28 09:00

Wales will seek to end a six-year wait for a southern hemisphere scalp when they take on SA with one eye very much fixed on the RWC.

Japan gets Super Rugby nod

2014-10-24 08:10

SANZAR has informed the Japan Rugby Football Union that it is the preferred candidate for Super Rugby's 18th team.

Japan boost Super Rugby bid

2014-10-08 18:15

Japan appear to have moved ahead in the race to become the 18th Super Rugby side by offering to host matches in Singapore.

What a waste of SARU clout

2014-08-07 09:37

SANZAR boasting about Oz TV numbers a third of the size seen in SA shows our clout, but why waste it on a sixth team, asks Tank Lanning.

'Pick' Japan team for Super 18

2014-06-13 09:37

IRB chief Brett Gosper has urged SANZAR to pick Japan as the 18th team in a newly expanded Super Rugby competition.

Fans take aim at referees

2014-03-25 12:55

Sport24 readers have criticised referees after several poor performances by match officials in Super Rugby recently.

Sanzar to police scrum feeds

2014-02-27 10:26

Sanzar has sent a stern message to referees - to ensure scrumhalves feed the ball correctly into the scrum.

NFL-styled Super Rugby?

2014-02-14 15:30

SANZAR will consider a radical proposal to re-align the Super Rugby competition along the lines of the NFL.

ABs set for Ellis Park return

2013-12-02 22:47

SANZAR have announced the draw for the 2014 Rugby Championships, with the Boks open their campaign against the Pumas at Loftus.

Despite wish, SA to ditch S15?

2013-09-04 12:00

The assurance of having six teams in Super Rugby from 2016 may not be enough to stop SA from turning its back on the competition.

SANZAR to bow to SA?

2013-08-09 12:07

Super Rugby could be expanded to an 18-team competition in 2016 with the possibility of including sides from Argentina and Japan.

Sanzar to probe ref bashing

2013-07-15 20:00

Sanzar have warned coaches that taking unnecessary pot-shots at referees could land them in hot water.

Cheetahs to tackle Brumbies

2013-07-13 22:49

The Cheetahs will face the Brumbies in Canberra after the Super Rugby playoff contestants were confirmed.

Force condemn pitch invasion

2013-04-16 12:00

The Force are "embarrassed" by the pitch invasion in Perth that marred their win over the Crusaders, the S15 team has said.

Fans slam 'soft' SARU

2013-03-19 13:26

Sport24 readers have criticised SARU after their apparent u-turn on the number of foreign players allowed by the Kings.

SANZAR pays tribute to Kaplan

2013-02-22 09:25

SANZAR would like to acknowledge the milestone that will be achieved when Jonathan Kaplan officiates this weekend.

SANZAR recruits ex-Wallabies

2013-02-12 09:17

Matt Dunning is among four former Wallabies recruited by SANZAR to advise judicial officers on dangerous tackles.

SANZAR names 18 S15 refs

2012-12-19 08:15

SANZAR has named South Africa's Jason Jaftha in a 18-man strong referee team for the 2013 Super Rugby competition.

SANZAR to probe laser issue

2012-10-08 10:05

Governing body SANZAR will raise with the Argentine Rugby Union the issue of lasers targeting Australia's goalkickers.

Super 15 popularity increasing

2012-06-27 16:59

SANZAR CEO Greg Peters is happy with the attendance figures across all three countries in this year's Super Rugby competition.

Cooper escapes tweet ban

2012-04-23 08:34

SANZAR chief executive Greg Peters says Reds players Digby Ioane and Quade Cooper won't be sanctioned for tweeting their opinions.

Two new SA Super Rugby refs

2012-02-08 10:12

Lourens van der Merwe and Stuart Berry are among five new referees being introduced to Super Rugby this season.

Springboks to meet Pumas

2011-11-08 07:13

The Springboks will kick-off against the Pumas when the all-new “The Castle Rugby Championship” launches in 2012.

Penalties to decide S15 finals

2011-06-21 07:49

Super Rugby matches in the three-week playoffs will be decided by penalty shootouts if the teams remain deadlocked after extra time.

Rugby looks to S15 for boost

2011-02-11 11:28

Southern hemisphere rugby officials are banking on the revamped Super 15 competition to revive the sport's appeal to fans.


Japan hails Super Rugby entry

2014-11-21 07:48

Japan's entry into the Super Rugby competition will provide a shot in the arm for the game, according to the country's rugby official.

Rugby Champs draw revealed

2014-10-13 16:08

The Springboks will kick off their 2015 Rugby Championship campaign against Australia in Brisbane on 18 July.

SANZAR to trial review system

2014-09-12 11:52

SANZAR is to introduce a cricket-style decision review system from 2016 following a number of poor refereeing decisions.

Upgrade in concussion tests

2014-06-27 11:17

SANZAR has introduced a strengthened concussion test for players in Super Rugby and the Rugby Championship.

Fans take aim at referees

2014-03-25 12:56

Sport24 readers have criticised referees after several poor performances by match officials in Super Rugby recently.

Money talks in Super Rugby

2014-02-28 08:22

Money generated was likely the main contributor to SA getting its Super Rugby wish granted by SANZAR, writes Herman Mostert.

SA to get Super Rugby wish

2014-02-20 11:15

Prospects are looking good for South Africa to get six teams in the Super Rugby competition from the 2016 season.

S15 ditches bye points

2014-02-13 09:06

SANZAR has confirmed that from the 2014 Super Rugby season, teams will no longer be awarded log points for their bye weeks.

Peters lifts lid on IRB call

2013-09-16 23:32

Greg Peters has lifted the lid Sanzar's role in influencing the IRB to voice their concerns regarding referee Romain Poite's performance.

SARU gets Super Rugby wish

2013-09-03 15:00

SARU CEO Jurie Roux has confirmed that South Africa will in future be able to field six Super Rugby teams.

Secret plan to kill Super Rugby

2013-07-27 10:08

Australia and NZ authorities are working behind the scenes to divorce themselves from Super Rugby - and SA - in 2016.

S15: SA’s challenge the best?

2013-07-15 13:24

From a collective point of view, SA’s ordinary-season campaign in Super Rugby has looked the most impressive, ventures Rob Houwing.

Stormers face misconduct case

2013-05-08 07:48

A complaint of "match day misconduct" against the Stormers is under investigation following the team's win over the Hurricanes.

SANZAR: No Kings suspension

2013-03-20 14:27

SANZAR CEO Greg Peters has ruled out proposed punishments for the Kings after they fielded three foreigners, breaching SARU’s rules.

Rugby Championship draw

2013-03-19 09:33

SANZAR has announced the draw for the Rugby Championship which kicks off with back-to-back matches in Sydney and Bloemfontein.

Early Super Rugby refs named

2013-02-13 10:12

SANZAR has announced the referee appointments for the first four rounds of the 2013 Super Rugby season.

Boks to start against Pumas

2013-01-15 07:09

The Springboks will begin their 2013 Rugby Championship campaign against Argentina in Bloemfontein, organisers have said.

Disciplinary process a farce

2012-10-25 13:22

The current disciplinary process is a joke, needs to be centralised, focus on intent and punish in games not weeks, says Tank Lanning.

Joubert, Walsh to ref semis

2012-07-23 08:14

SANZAR has announced the referee appointments for this weekends Super Rugby semi-finals in Hamilton and Cape Town.

Ref 'cost' Brumbies win

2012-04-26 11:55

SANZAR's head of referring has acknowledged that an officiating blunder was to blame for the Brumbies' loss to the Bulls.

SARU still lobbying SANZAR

2012-02-27 07:17

Australia and NZ have discovered that where SANZAR is concerned, SA are endlessly pushing their cause on and off the field.

SANZAR to trial new DC rules

2012-02-02 09:02

SANZAR is to trial new disciplinary rules during the 2012 Super Rugby competition, CEO Greg Peters has announced.

New S15 trophy unveiled

2011-06-30 09:15

The new trophy that will be presented to the inaugural Super Rugby champions has been unveiled by SANZAR.

SANZAR may scrap bye points

2011-06-02 14:04

One of the most controversial facets of Super Rugby may be scrapped at the tournament's year-end review.

SANZAR appoints Mackaiser

2011-02-11 07:40

Rugby communications consultant Anthony Mackaiser has been appointed Communications and Marketing Manager of SANZAR.

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