The structure of Super Rugby (SR) has long been untenable and it is time to blow it up and start fresh.
For some time, as an Australian, I subscribed to the idea that we needed a Pacific or trans-Tasman competition. I now believe that this would be unfair to South Africa and would face the same sustainability issues.
I believe the future of Super Rugby is in the structure of a Championship Cup in a similar mould to the Heineken Cup in Europe. The top teams for domestic leagues in South Africa, Australia, New Zealand and Japan would qualify for the Cup for a home and away pool stage followed by playoffs. There would be a financial burden to begin with, however the domestic leagues across the SANZAAR nations, coupled with the Championship Cup could offer an attractive broadcast package.
Our team at Fantasy XV Draft have had a great time delivering high quality Fantasy and injury news for the Super Rugby competition over the last few years. 2019 has provided us the opportunity to offer something much much greater to the rugby loving community. As fanatical fans of Fantasy Rugby ourselves, we have decided […]
The Super Rugby regular season is done! As of the 17th of July 2018 this article will be the updated copy. I have removed all information about any team no longer in finals contention to save you time. If you’d like the full list of players then head on over to the Casualty Ward Rd […]
And the Super Rugby regular season was done! This week you’ll find the full list of injuries and updates on this sheet. Come the middle of the week i’ll also be releasing the Casualty Ward Finals edition, where only the remaining teams left competing will be listed on the sheet. Tune in to Episode 19 […]
The National Rugby Championship is here and didn’t it start with a bang! Four games kicked off the first round, and with 47 tries between them, it remains an attractive brand of attacking football despite the return to a conventional scoring system. The Fantasy Super Rugby Season may be over, but the stand out performances […]