Rugby Union - other competitions

The Rugby Championship

Super Rugby

The Rugby Championship

The Tri Nations was an international competition of the leading rugby nations of the southern hemisphere contested annually. In 2012 Argentina was added and the Tri Nations extended to The Rugby Championship.
This competition is operated by the SANZAR, a joint venture of the rugby unions of Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
The teams play each other on a home-and-away basis twice and since 2006 three times (except 2007, 2011 and 2016 only two times and 2015 only one match each other).

1st place

2nd place

3rd place

1996, Jul 06 - Aug 10 NZL RSA AUS
1997, Jul 19 - Aug 27 NZL RSA AUS
1998, Jul 11 - Aug 22 RSA AUS NZL
1999, Jul 10 - Aug 28 NZL AUS RSA
2000, Jul 15 - Aug 26 AUS NZL RSA
2001, Jul 21 - Sep 01 AUS NZL RSA
2002, Jul 13 - Aug 17 NZL AUS RSA
2003, Jul 12 - Aug 16 NZL AUS RSA
2004, Jul 17 - Aug 21 RSA AUS NZL
2005, Jul 30 - Sep 03 NZL RSA AUS
2006, Jul 08 - Sep 09 NZL AUS RSA
2007, Jun 16 - Jul 21 NZL AUS RSA
2008, Jul 05 - Sep 13 NZL AUS RSA
2009, Jul 18 - Sep 19 RSA NZL AUS
2010, Jul 10 - Sep 11 NZL AUS RSA
2011, Jul 23 - Aug 27 AUS NZL RSA
2012, Aug 18 - Oct 06 NZL AUS RSA
2013, Aug 17 - Oct 05 NZL RSA AUS
2014, Aug 16 - Oct 04 NZL RSA AUS
2015, Jul 17 - Aug 08 AUS NZL ARG
2016, Aug 20 - Oct 08 NZL AUS RSA

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Super Rugby

Super Rugby is an international competition for professional rugby union teams of the southern hemisphere contested annually. Arising from the South Pacific Championship the SANZAR operate this competition under different names since 1996.
2016, Super Rugby expanded to 18 teams including also one team from ARG and JPN each.

South Pacific Championship

1st place

2nd place

3rd place

1986, Apr 12 - May 11 Canterbury NZL Auckland NZL New South Wales AUS
1987, Apr 11 - May 10 Canterbury NZL
Auckland NZL
--- Queensland AUS
1988, Apr 09 - May 08 Auckland NZL Wellington NZL New South Wales AUS
1989, Apr 09 - May 07 Auckland NZL New South Wales AUS Queensland AUS
1990, Mar 17 - May 06 Auckland NZL Queensland AUS New South Wales AUS
1991 not played

Super 6 (6 Teams)

1st place

2nd place

3rd place

1992, Mar 29 - May 24 Queensland Reds AUS Auckland Blues NZL New South Wales Waratahs AUS

Super 10 (10 Teams)

Venue

1st place

Final

2nd place

1993, May 22 Johannesburg RSA Transvaal Lions RSA 20:17 Auckland Blues NZL
1994, May 14 Durban AUS Queensland Reds AUS 21:10 Natal Sharks RSA
1995, Apr 08 Johannesburg RSA Queensland Reds AUS 30:16 Transvaal Lions RSA

Super 12 (12 Teams)

Venue

1st place

Final

2nd place

1996, May 25 Auckland NZL Auckland Blues NZL 45:21 Natal Sharks RSA
1997, May 31 Auckland NZL Auckland Blues NZL 23:7 ACT Brumbies AUS
1998, May 30 Auckland NZL The Canterbury Crusaders NZL 20:13 Auckland Blues NZL
1999, May 30 Dunedin NZL The Canterbury Crusaders NZL 24:19 Otago Highlanders NZL
2000, May 27 Canberra AUS The Canterbury Crusaders NZL 20:19 The Brumbies AUS
2001, May 26 Canberra AUS The Brumbies AUS 36:6 Coastal Sharks (Durban) RSA
2002, May 25 Christchurch NZL The Canterbury Crusaders NZL 31:13 ACT Brumbies AUS
2003, May 24 Auckland NZL Auckland Blues NZL 21:17 The Canterbury Crusaders NZL
2004, May 22 Canberra AUS ACT Brumbies AUS 47:38 The Canterbury Crusaders NZL
2005, May 28 Christchurch NZL The Canterbury Crusaders NZL 35:25 New South Wales Waratahs AUS

Super 14 (14 Teams)

Venue

1st place

Final

2nd place

2006, May 27 Christchurch NZL The Crusaders NZL 19:12 The Hurricanes NZL
2007, May 19 Durban RSA Bulls (Pretoria) RSA 20:19 The Sharks (Durban) RSA
2008, May 31 Christchurch NZL The Crusaders NZL 20:12 New South Wales Waratahs AUS
2009, May 30 Pretoria RSA Bulls (Pretoria) RSA 61:17 Chiefs (Hamilton) NZL
2010, May 29 Soweto RSA Bulls (Pretoria) RSA 25:17 Stormers (Cape Town) RSA

Super Rugby (15-18 Teams)

Venue

1st place

Final

2nd place

2011, Jul 09 Brisbane AUS Queensland Reds AUS 18:13 The Crusaders NZL
2012, Aug 04 Hamilton NZL Chiefs (Hamilton) NZL 37:6 The Sharks (Durban) RSA
2013, Aug 03 Hamilton NZL Chiefs (Hamilton) NZL 27:22 ACT Brumbies AUS
2014, Aug 02 Sydney AUS New South Wales Waratahs AUS 33:32 The Crusaders NZL
2015, Jul 04 Wellington NZL The Highlanders NZL 21:14 The Hurricanes NZL
2016, Aug 06 Wellington NZL The Hurricanes NZL 20:3 The Lions (Johannesburg) RSA

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Last modified: 08.12.16