Australian Super Rugby Attendances 2017- SR 2017 Crowds in Australia Conference

Here is a page that details attendances from Australian Super Rugby home fixtures for the 2017 season. Will be regularly updated- last update done after Waratahs v Brumbies game on 18 March, 2017.

Please note that on several occasions, teams do not release official attendance figures- especially in the case of the Waratahs, so we’re unable to add figures for those games. Continue reading “Australian Super Rugby Attendances 2017- SR 2017 Crowds in Australia Conference”

Dan Vickerman suicide? Did Wallaby lock take his own life?

The rugby world is in mourning at the death of former Wallaby lock Dan Vickerman. The former Bishops old boy, born in Cape Town, was found dead at his home in Sydney on Saturday night. While the cause of death has not been officially announced, newspaper are carrying helpline numbers at the bottom of their articles and are also reporting that “it is believed there are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death

This therefore looks like a case of suicide, although no newspaper has gone on record to say so.

37 year old Vickerman earned 63 caps for the Wallabies and was part of the Australian World Cup squads in 2003, 2007 and 2011. He played for the Brumbies and Waratahs in Super Rugby and Northampton Saints in the AVIVA Premiership.

Video Tevita Kuridrani try vs France 19 November 2016 | Incredible grounding

Wallabies outside center Tevita Kuridrani showed some incredible skill in grounding the ball to score what would be the match winning try for Australia in their 25-23 win over France. League like grounding from TK Continue reading “Video Tevita Kuridrani try vs France 19 November 2016 | Incredible grounding”

Official- JWC 2017 Groups Announced- U20 World Rugby Championship 2017

The draws for the 2017 IRB JWC tournament (or World Rugby U20 Championship as it is known now), has been made. The tournament will be held in Georgia, with the hosts drawing Argentina, South Africa and France in Group C. Defending champions England are in Group A along with Australia and Wales (a repeat of the 2015 Rugby World Cup), while Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland and Italy are in Group B Continue reading “Official- JWC 2017 Groups Announced- U20 World Rugby Championship 2017”

Video Owen Franks v Kane Douglas- Did Franks eye gouge Douglas Bledisloe 2 2016?

Owen Franks could be in a bit of hot water after footage showed him allegedly eye gouging Australia lock Kane Douglas in the All Blacks’ 29-9 win over the Wallabies in Wellington on August 27, 2016. Continue reading “Video Owen Franks v Kane Douglas- Did Franks eye gouge Douglas Bledisloe 2 2016?”

Super Rugby 2016 Quarterfinals Confirmed- Lions v Crusaders & Canes v Sharks in Playoffs

The Playoff lineup for Super Rugby 2016 (effectively the quarterfinals with eight teams in it) has been determined and last season’s champions the Highlanders will travel to Canberra to take on Australian leaders the Brumbies. South African conference winners the Lions will host the Crusaders while the table topping Hurricanes will square off against the Sharks in Wellington. Dave Rennie’s Chiefs will have to make the long trip to Cape Town to take on the Stormers, who have not faced a single Kiwi side in this year’s competition Continue reading “Super Rugby 2016 Quarterfinals Confirmed- Lions v Crusaders & Canes v Sharks in Playoffs”

Liam Gill drop goal vs Bulls Super Rugby 2016 for Reds- April 16 2016

The Reds might have lost heavily to the Bulls at Loftus in this Super Rugby, but check out Reds flanker Liam Gill scoring his long range drop goal in Pretoria Continue reading “Liam Gill drop goal vs Bulls Super Rugby 2016 for Reds- April 16 2016”

ACT Brumbies 52-10 Wellington Hurricanes Video Highlights & Tries February 26 2016

Last season’s regular league champions the Hurricanes get thumped 52-10 by the Brumbies in their 2016 Super Rugby opener on 26 February, 2016 Continue reading “ACT Brumbies 52-10 Wellington Hurricanes Video Highlights & Tries February 26 2016”