Rugby Union

Union Match Report

Hurricanes crowned Super Rugby champions

Long time coming: The Hurricanes have finally taken out the big prize.

Five-eighth Beauden Barrett dived on a loose ball with a little over 11 minutes remaining to score a try that sealed the Wellington Hurricanes' first Super Rugby title.

Jaguares upset finals-bound Lions

Going out with a bang: The Jaguares upset the Lions in Buenos Aires.

Lions coach Johan Ackermann's gamble to leave 15 first-choice players at home to prepare for the Super Rugby finals has backfired with his side beaten 34-22 by the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.

Stormers give Kings a caning

On the loose: Jean-Luc du Preez hits the ball up for the Stormers against the Southern Kings at Newlands in Cape Town.

Centre Huw Jones scored a franchise record four tries and wing Leolin Zas a hat-trick against the Southern Kings as the Stormers finished the regular season on a 52-24 high note ahead of next weekend's home quarter-final against New Zealand's Chiefs.