We know you love rugby and that, like us, you’ve missed watching world-class players battle it out for Super Rugby glory. Rugby fans can rejoice and enjoy a brand-new season, which kicked off on Thursday, 23 February 2017! Are you ready?
Know Vodacom Super Rugby like the back of your hand?
Everything you need to know in 2017
Player line-ups have changed and the team jerseys are different, but
Vodacom Super Rugby is still the top professional rugby tournament in the world.
Six South African sides, the Vodacom Bulls, Emirates Lions, DHL Stormers,
Toyota Cheetahs, Cell C Sharks and Southern Kings, will take on the challenge
and show their mettle against teams from New Zealand, Australia, Argentina and
Let us know which
team you support by tweeting @VodacomRugga now! Simply click on your team’s
#VodacomBulls || #EmiratesLions || #DHLStormers || #ToyotaCheetahs || #CellCSharks || #SouthernKings
Here are the four conferences that will battle for the title in 2017.
|South African Group||Australasian Group|
|Africa 1||Africa 2||Australia||New Zealand|
|Vodacom Bulls||Southern Kings||Brumbies||Blues|
|Toyota Cheetahs||Emirates Lions||Western Force||Chiefs|
|DHL Stormers||Cell C Sharks||Melbourne Rebels||Crusaders|
Heads Up: This year there will be matches
on Thursdays and Sundays, so schedule your braais accordingly. Each team will play 15 matches throughout
the season (with two byes), ahead of the playoffs. The top four teams in each
conference will automatically qualify for the playoffs, with the top three teams
from the Australasian group and the top team from the South African group
qualifying as wildcards.
Get the full fixture list here: Vodacom Super
Or sync your team’s match dates and times to your calendar here: Calendar Sync
Or simply follow our team@VodacomRugga for all you need to know, when you need to know it.
@VodacomRugga is celebrating the new season with free mobile and desktop wallpapers for you. We will have wallpapers for each team, so check back for the latest Vodacom Super Rugby swag next week.
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