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Who Are the Super Rugby Teams?

Part of the Rugby Union For Dummies Cheat Sheet (Australia/New Zealand Edition)

Super Rugby revolves around a 15-team format. A points system that encourages attacking play makes the competition even more attractive to the viewing public. The 15 Super Rugby teams are

  • The Blues: The Auckland Blues hail from the North Island of New Zealand.

  • The Brumbies: The ACT Brumbies have their home ground in Canberra Stadium in the Australian Capital Territory.

  • The Bulls: The Northern Bulls come from the South African city of Pretoria.

  • The Cheetahs: The Cheetahs are based in the South African city of Bloemfontein.

  • The Chiefs: The Waikato Chiefs are based in the city of Hamilton on the North Island of New Zealand.

  • The Crusaders: The Canterbury Crusaders are based in Christchurch on the South Island of New Zealand.

  • The Force: The Western Force come from the Australian city of Perth.

  • The Highlanders: The Otago Highlanders are based in the city of Dunedin on the South Island of New Zealand.

  • The Hurricanes: The Wellington Hurricanes hail from the city of Wellington on the North Island of New Zealand.

  • The Lions: The Lions hail from the South African city of Johannesburg and were formerly the Cats.

  • The Rebels: The Melbourne Rebels hail from the Australian city of Melbourne.

  • The Reds: The Queensland Reds hail from Brisbane, Queensland.

  • The Sharks: The Sharks are based in the South African city of Durban.

  • The Stormers: The Western Stormers are based in the South African city of Cape Town.

  • The Waratahs: The NSW Waratahs are based in Sydney, New South Wales.

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