Rugby Union Today: Super Rugby Reports and Previews

Date published: July 13 2018

Another busy day in the rugby union game as the Chiefs beat the Hurricanes in Hamilton, while the Reds saw off the Sunwolves in Brisbane.

What’s on the site

We bring you reports from those games as the Chiefs held off the Hurricanes and the Reds saw off the Sunwolves.

We also bring you previews for Saturday’s Super Rugby games, including the Blues versus the Crusaders, the Highlanders versus the Rebels, Waratahs versus the Brumbies, the Sharks versus the Jaguares and the Lions versus the Bulls.

What’s in the news

Ulster have been linked with Brumbies wing Henry Speight, whom they are reportedly keen to lure to the province on a short-term deal until January.

World Rugby have named the match official appointments for this year’s Rugby Championship which starts at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on August 18.

What’s on social media

Whoever runs the Hurricanes’ Twitter account was clearly not impressed by Johnny Fa’auli’s hit on Wes Goosen.

What a shocker…player with a bad history of that crap @Hurricanesrugby #CHIvHUR

— Hurricanes Rugby (@Hurricanesrugby) July 13, 2018

What’s on TV

There is just one week remaining in the Super Rugby regular season and Sky Sports are showing all seven Round 19 clashes.