Posts Tagged ‘sanzar’

  • Super Rugby Return Gathers Momentum

    Jun 10, 20 • 1222 Views • General News, International, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Super Rugby Return Gathers Momentum

    The announcement by Rugby Australia that it has confirmed the five teams that will compete in the revised Super Rugby competition signals further momentum in the return of top-level rugby within SANZAAR’s stakeholder countries. New Zealand and Australia...

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  • 2016 Super Rugby Finals Series

    Jul 14, 16 • 1752 Views • General News, International, Super RugbyComments Off on 2016 Super Rugby Finals Series

    The Super Rugby competition conference format was agreed by the SANZAAR Executive Board that oversees Super Rugby. We presently have an 18-team competition that sees eight teams qualifying for the finals through this conference system. The finals...

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  • JEROME KAINO ISSUED CITING COMMISSIONER WARNING

    Mar 11, 16 • 1816 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on JEROME KAINO ISSUED CITING COMMISSIONER WARNING

    Player: Jerome Kaino Team: Blues Position: Flanker Date of Incident: 11 March 2016 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (e) Dangerous tackling around the head Elapsed time in match when offence occurred: 24th Minute Jerome Kaino of the Blues has been issued with...

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  • ANDY MARINOS APPOINTED SANZAR CEO

    Nov 23, 15 • 3151 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on ANDY MARINOS APPOINTED SANZAR CEO

    SANZAR, a joint venture between the rugby unions of Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, is delighted to announce the appointment of Andy Marinos as the organisation’s Chief Executive Officer who will formally commence on 1 January 2016....

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  • SANZAR MOURNS THE PASSING OF JONAH LOMU

    Nov 18, 15 • 1844 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on SANZAR MOURNS THE PASSING OF JONAH LOMU

    SANZAR has paid tribute to Jonah Lomu following the sudden and devastating news of his passing in Auckland. Interim chief executive, Brendan Morris, said: “Not only was Jonah Lomu a legend of our game, he was one of those rare superstar players that...

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  • ALL BLACKS’ MANAGEMENT FINED FOR TECHNICAL ZONE BREACH

    Aug 18, 15 • 2130 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on ALL BLACKS’ MANAGEMENT FINED FOR TECHNICAL ZONE BREACH

    SANZAR has issued All Blacks’ team management with a breach notice following an incident that occurred during the Test between New Zealand and Australia played at Eden Park on Saturday 15 August 2015. Under tournament rules, water carriers are not...

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  • BRUMBIES UNCHANGED FOR VISIT TO AUCKLAND

    Apr 9, 15 • 1782 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on BRUMBIES UNCHANGED FOR VISIT TO AUCKLAND

    The Brumbies have named an unchanged starting side Friday’s Super Rugby clash against the Blues having come through last week’s win over the Cheetahs unscathed. On the bench JP Smith reclaims his spot as back-up prop with Allan Alaalatoa dropping out...

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  • LIAM GILL CITED #SANZAR

    Mar 14, 15 • 1647 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on LIAM GILL CITED #SANZAR

    Player: Liam Gill Team: Reds Position: Flanker Date of Incident: 14 March 2015 Nature of Offence: 10.4 (j) Lifting Tackle, Lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into the ground whilst that player’s feet are still off...

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  • OWEN FRANKS SUSPENDED FOR TWO WEEKS

    Feb 24, 15 • 1821 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on OWEN FRANKS SUSPENDED FOR TWO WEEKS

    Duty Judicial Officer: Robert Stelzner SC Player: Owen Franks Team: Crusaders Position: Prop Date of Incident: 21 February 2015 Nature of Offence: 10.4 (a) Punching or striking, A player must not strike an opponent with the fist or arm, including the elbow,...

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  • SCOTT HIGGINBOTHAM SUSPENDED FOR ONE WEEK

    Jul 7, 14 • 1720 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on SCOTT HIGGINBOTHAM SUSPENDED FOR ONE WEEK

    Player: Scott Higginbotham Team: Rebels Position: Number 8 Date of Yellow Card Incidents: Round 9: Chiefs v Rebels, 12 April 2014 Round 14: Reds v Rebels, 17 May 2014 Round 18: Lions v Rebels, 4 July 2014 Scott Higginbotham of the Rebels has been suspended...

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  • ADRIAAN STRAUSS SUSPENDED FOR THREE WEEKS

    May 27, 14 • 2503 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on ADRIAAN STRAUSS SUSPENDED FOR THREE WEEKS

    Duty Judicial Officer: Adam Casselden Player: Adriaan Strauss Team: Cheetahs Position: Hooker Date of Incident: 24 May 2014 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (j) Lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into the ground whilst that...

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  • SANZAR JUDICIAL HEARING: JAMES HORWILL

    May 23, 14 • 2081 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on SANZAR JUDICIAL HEARING: JAMES HORWILL

    SANZAR has completed an investigation into comments made by James Horwill in an on-field post-match interview following the Reds v Rebels match played at Suncorp Stadium on 17 May 2014. The comment in question attributed to Mr Horwill is: “In the end,...

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  • JEAN DEYSEL RED CARD OFFENCE

    May 19, 14 • 2381 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on JEAN DEYSEL RED CARD OFFENCE

    Player: Jean Deysel Team: Sharks Position: Flanker Date of Incident: 17 May 2014 Nature of Offence: 10.4 (b) Stamping or trampling. A player must not stamp or trample an opponent. Elapsed time in match when offence occurred: 16th minute SANZAR NEWS RELEASE...

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  • ED O’DONOGHUE HEARING OUTCOME

    May 19, 14 • 1651 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on ED O’DONOGHUE HEARING OUTCOME

    Hearing Details: Monday 19 May 2014 (5pm AEST, 9am SAST, 7pm NZST) Judicial Hearing Chairman: Jannie Lubbe SC Player: Ed O’Donoghue Team: Reds Position: Lock Date of Incident: 17 May 2014 Nature of Offence: 10.4 (m) Acts contrary to good sportsmanship...

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  • JAMES SLIPPER CITED

    May 2, 14 • 2328 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on JAMES SLIPPER CITED

    Player: James Slipper Team: Reds Position: Prop Date of Incident: 2 May 2014 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (j) Lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into the ground whilst that player’s feet are still off the ground such...

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  • JUDICIAL HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT – Flip van der Merwe

    Apr 22, 14 • 2532 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on JUDICIAL HEARING ANNOUNCEMENT – Flip van der Merwe

    Hearing Details: Wednesday 23 April 2014 at 8am SAST, 4pm AEST, 6pm NZST Judicial Hearing Chairman: Adam Casselden Player: Flip van der Merwe Team: Bulls Position: Lock Date of Incident: 19 April 2014 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (a) Punching or Striking. A...

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  • KURT BAKER SUSPENDED FOR SIX WEEKS

    Apr 7, 14 • 1689 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on KURT BAKER SUSPENDED FOR SIX WEEKS

    Duty Judicial Officer: Nicholas Davidson QC Player: Kurt Baker Team: Highlanders Position: Winger Date of Incident: 4 April 2014 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (j) Lifting a player from the ground and dropping or driving that player into the ground whilst...

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  • SANZAR MOURNS THE PASSING OF IAN FRYKBERG

    Mar 31, 14 • 2250 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on SANZAR MOURNS THE PASSING OF IAN FRYKBERG

    SANZAR is mourning the loss of Ian Frykberg who passed away peacefully in Sydney on Sunday following a long battle with ill-health. Frykberg, a former journalist, Head of News and Sport at BSkyB and founder of International Sports Television in 1996, was an...

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  • KANE HAMES CITED

    Mar 29, 14 • 1732 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on KANE HAMES CITED

    Player: Kane Hames Team: Highlanders Position: Prop Date of Incident: 29 March 2014 Nature of Offence: Law 10.4 (h) Dangerous charging. A player must not charge into a ruck or maul. Charging includes any contact made without the use of arms, or without...

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  • SANZAR extends long standing partnership with Gilbert

    Feb 10, 14 • 1801 Views • General News, International, Super RugbyComments Off on SANZAR extends long standing partnership with Gilbert

    SANZAR is proud to announce a two-year extension of its long-standing partnership with GILBERT to continue its role as the exclusive Super Rugby ball supplier. Greg Peters, SANZAR CEO said, “GILBERT has been a great supporter of rugby in the Southern...

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  • Chiefs embark on new era off the field

    Dec 10, 13 • 2569 Views • General News, Mitre 10 Cup, National, New Zealand, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on Chiefs embark on new era off the field

    • Seven year licence awarded to new operator • Includes six unions and private investors from Waikato and Taranaki • Taranaki RFU joins Chiefs’ catchment, will host two matches Investec Super Rugby franchise the Chiefs today ushered in a new era with...

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  • Vale Nelson Mandela

    Dec 6, 13 • 2421 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on Vale Nelson Mandela

    As the world mourns and celebrates the life of Nelson Mandela, SANZAR has paid tribute to one of the most inspirational leaders of our time. Mandela passed away peacefully at his Johannesburg home on Thursday night, age 95. SANZAR CEO Greg Peters said,...

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  • Draw released for the Rugby Championship 2014

    Dec 2, 13 • 3760 Views • General News, International, Rugby Championship News, Springboks, The Rugby ChampionshipComments Off on Draw released for the Rugby Championship 2014

    The Rugby Championship 2014 kicks off on August 16 with a trans-Tasman showdown that could present New Zealand with an opportunity to add yet another honour to its already glittering record. Should the All Blacks sweep England on home soil in June, a win...

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  • SANZAR ANNOUNCES SUPER RUGBY REFEREE SQUAD FOR 2014

    Oct 31, 13 • 3044 Views • Australia, General News, National, New Zealand, South Africa, Super Rugby, Super Rugby NewsComments Off on SANZAR ANNOUNCES SUPER RUGBY REFEREE SQUAD FOR 2014

    SANZAR today announced its referee squad for the 2014 Super Rugby season with two new faces joining senior ranks ahead of the forthcoming campaign. Marius van der Westhuizen (South Africa) and Matt O’Brien (Australia) each make the step up having...

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  • Martin Landajo Suspended for One Week

    Oct 7, 13 • 2641 Views • General News, International, Rugby Championship News, The Rugby ChampionshipComments Off on Martin Landajo Suspended for One Week

    The Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton has accepted a guilty plea from Martin Landajo of Argentina for contravening Law 10.4 (b) Stamping or trampling after he was Cited during the match at the weekend between Argentina and Australia in the Rugby...

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