Getting Rugby season fever ready as its time this weekend to kickoff for the long awaited 2018 SUPER RUGBY SEASON that starts this month , As the Southern Hemisphere Best Rugby Franchises from South Africa , New Zealand , Australia , Argentina and Japan gear up to do battle on the rugby pitches for that ultimate SUPER RUGBY TROPHY 


Its time once again to gear up for some BIG HIT tackles , touchline fever tries and superb long distance game clinching drop goals , Prepare yourselves for a SUPER RUGBY season full of record breaking moments this month , As our MOLLMAG SOUTH AFRICA CEO Arne Schreuder gives you the inside scoop of the SUPER RUGBY SEASON that Starts this coming weekend Saturday 17 February 2018

 

As the super rugby tournament stretches from FEBRUARY to AUGUST 2018 this season with teams from South Africa , Australia , New Zealand , Argentina and Japan all eager to showcase their best rugby talent to win the title this year.

The teams and franchises competing in this 2018 Season are as follows :

SOUTH AFRICA

The Stormers – Cape Town South Africa 

The Sharks – Durban South Africa 

The Lions – Johannesburg South Africa

Bulls – Pretoria South Africa

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NEW ZEALAND

Crusaders – Christchurch NZ

Hurricanes – Wellington NZ

Chiefs – Hamilton NZ

Highlanders – Dunedin NZ

Blues – Auckland NZ

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AUSTRALIA 

Brumbies – ACT ( Australian Capital Territory )

Reds – Brisbane , Queensland

Waratahs – NSW , Sydney

Rebels – Melbourne , Victoria 

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ARGENTINA 

Jaguares – Buenos Aires

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JAPAN 

Sunwolves – Tokyo , Japan

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Some interesting FACTS of the tournament through the years :

  • The Super Rugby tournament was established back in 1992 till 2018 and still going strong from strength to strength
  • Teams that won the title the most times is the Crusaders from New Zealand with a record of 8 times
  • All Time Leading scorer in the tournament is Fly Half Daniel Carter from the Crusaders New Zealand with a record total of 1708 POINTS scored
  • Record Tries Scored by a Player is Wing  Doug Howlett from the Blues New Zealand with 59 tries
  • Quickest Try scored in a match is Wing Bryan Habana Stormers South Africa took 8 seconds to score a try from kick off.
  • Most Caps as a player in Super Rugby by Prop Forward Wayett Crockett Crusaders New Zealand 176 caps as a player in the tournament.
  • Most Drop Goals in a Season by fly half Morne Steyn from the Bulls South Africa with 11 drop goals in a season,
  • Most Conversions made by a player in a season by Fly Half Elton Jantjies with 52 from the Lions South Africa

 

So if you want to see more records made this 2018 season , AND  to get a piece of the action JOIN our MOLLMAG SOUTH AFRICA MOLLBABE MODELS , Cee Bailey , Sonel Luyt and Sharmaine Van Eeden this month as they will show their true colors and support for their rugby teams this weekend and the whole SUPER RUGBY tournament in full rugby fever support

 

Cee Bailey  – The Stormers , Cape Town South Africa 

 

Sonel Luyt – The Bulls and The Sharks , South Africa

 

 

Sharmaine van Eeden – The Bulls , Pretoria , South Africa

 

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Article written and edits plus cover designs by 

Arne SchreuderArne Schreuder mollmagsa CEO

 

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