Sunwolves kicked out of Super Rugby after 2020 season

Rugby Mar 22, 2019

Sunwolves kicked out of Super Rugby after 2020 season

The Sunwolves' exit from Super Rugby was confirmed Friday with the tournament organizer saying in a press release that the immediate future of the competition "rests with a 14-team, round robin, competition format." The revised format will come into operation and kick off in 2021, ...

Sunwolves face Blues with Super Rugby future at stake

Rugby Mar 8, 2019

Sunwolves face Blues with Super Rugby future at stake

The Sunwolves head into Saturday's game with the Blues at QBE Stadium, north of Auckland, knowing a second consecutive win on New Zealand soil could scupper attempts to have the side culled by next year. The Daily Telegraph in Australia reported Friday the Japanese franchise ...

Sunwolves boss Yuji Watase hopes team will survive

Rugby Feb 19, 2019

Sunwolves boss Yuji Watase hopes team will survive

by Rich Freeman

The Sunwolves' big loss to the Sharks on the opening weekend of this year's Super Rugby competition has seen the honing of already sharp knives, with increased calls for the team to be cut from the competition. But the team's CEO Yuji Watase is hopeful ...