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Rugby Sep 27, 2018

Sunwolves name Tony Brown as replacement for Jamie Joseph

The Sunwolves on Thursday named attack coach Tony Brown as their head coach for the 2019 Super Rugby season. The 43-year-old former All Black replaces compatriot Jamie Joseph, who has stepped aside to focus on leading the Japan national team to the 2019 Rugby World ...

Crusaders already eyeing next triumph

Rugby Aug 5, 2018

Crusaders already eyeing next triumph

The Canterbury Crusaders had hardly begun to celebrate their back-to-back Super Rugby titles when they put the spotlight on completing a three-peat next year. The Crusaders were too smart and too clinical for the Golden Lions in Christchurch on Saturday as they won this year's ...

Crusaders, Lions set up rematch for Super Rugby title

Rugby Jul 29, 2018

Crusaders, Lions set up rematch for Super Rugby title

The Crusaders are back in the Super Rugby final seeking a record-extending ninth title. The Lions are back still searching for a first. New Zealand's Crusaders and South Africa's Lions set up a repeat of last year's decider with convincing semifinal wins at home on ...

Sunwolves optimistic despite tough season

Rugby Jul 17, 2018

Sunwolves optimistic despite tough season

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Sunwolves entered their third season in Super Rugby with a lofty goal of finishing in the top five in the standings. However, the team had a league-worst 3-13 record in the 2018 campaign. Nonetheless, the players insisted that it was a meaningful season that would ...

Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale

Rugby Jul 13, 2018

Reds clobber Sunwolves in season finale

The Sunwolves' 2018 Super Rugby season came to a close in controversy Friday as they lost 48-27 to the Reds at Brisbane's Suncorp Stadium. For the second week running against Australian opposition, the Sunwolves (3-13) had a player sent from the field just before the ...