Super Rugby is the premier professional rugby men’s rugby union competition in the Southern Hemisphere. The competition dates from 1996, when twelve teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa were included.
In 2012 it was announced that the format of Super Rugby would be changed, and franchises from Argentina and Japan would be invited to join the competition. In 2016 the competition included a team each from South America and Japan, and comprises eighteen teams. Continue reading →