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Sunwolves squander big lead in loss to Hurricanes

Rugby Apr 19, 2019

Sunwolves squander big lead in loss to Hurricanes

The Sunwolves wasted some golden opportunities and failed to win their first night game at Prince Chichibu Memorial Rugby Ground, falling 29-23 to the Hurricanes in Super Rugby on Friday. The teams went into the changing rooms with the Sunwolves leading the side from Wellington, ...

Rebels thrash visiting Sunwolves

Rugby Apr 6, 2019

Rebels thrash visiting Sunwolves

The Sunwolves fell 42-15 to the host Melbourne Rebels on Saturday at AAMI Park on the back of some woeful defense and poor execution at set-piece time, particularly in the first half. The hosts ran in six tries to pick up their fifth win of ...

Sunwolves seeking back-to-back victories in Australia

Rugby Apr 5, 2019

Sunwolves seeking back-to-back victories in Australia

Fresh off their first win on Australian soil, the Sunwolves look to knock over the Melbourne Rebels on Saturday for their third win of the season, and set themselves up with a shot at reaching the playoffs. Tony Brown's side is currently fifth and last ...

Sunwolves shock Waratahs for rare away victory

Rugby Mar 29, 2019

Sunwolves shock Waratahs for rare away victory

The Sunwolves stunned the Waratahs Friday for only their second away victory ever, and first in Australia, as the Crusaders emphatically bounced back from a rare Super Rugby loss to crush the Hurricanes. It was a timely message from the struggling franchise, which a week ...

Sunwolves hope to avenge loss to Waratahs

Rugby Mar 28, 2019

Sunwolves hope to avenge loss to Waratahs

The Sunwolves head into Friday's game against the New South Wales Waratahs hoping to right a perceived wrong. Back in Round 2 of the Super Rugby campaign on Feb. 23, the Waratahs won a thriller in Tokyo 31-30 after a last-minute piece of foul play ...

Sunwolves cull a blow to Asian rugby before World Cup

Rugby Mar 25, 2019

Sunwolves cull a blow to Asian rugby before World Cup

The decision by Super Rugby organizers to give Japan's Sunwolves the boot six months before the country hosts the World Cup has sparked concerns about the sport's growth prospects in Asia. The axe will fall on the Tokyo-based franchise after next season following a chastening ...