2016 pre-season fixtures and results

All the warm-up matches leading up to the expanded 18-team Super Rugby tournament.

Highlights: Racing 92 vs Highlanders (2016)

Racing 92 scored a late try to snatch a 45-38 win in Hong Kong.

Lambie worry for Sharks

The Sharks have a considerable injury concern after captain and key flyhalf Pat Lambie suffered suspected AC joint damage against Toulon.

Cheetahs too strong for Bulls

Captain Reniel Hugo scored a brace of tries as the Cheetahs beat the Bulls 28-10 in a pre-season match in Harare on Saturday.

Sharks hold off Toulon

The Sharks beat Toulon 29-21 at the Stade Mayol on Friday night having led 24-0 early in the second half. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.

Racing edge Highlanders in try-fest

Racing 92 scored a pushover try with three minutes remaining to beat the Highlanders 45-38 in Hong Kong on Saturday.

Crusaders cruise past Reds

The Crusaders scored four tries to beat the Reds 31-3 in their pre-season match in Brisbane on Saturday.

Tahs’ late show stuns Brumbies

The Waratahs scored a 78th-minute try to beat the Brumbies 21-17 in Wagga Wagga on Saturday.

SWD make Kings sweat

The Kings scored three tries to beat the SWD Eagles 22-16 in their pre-season match in George on Friday night.

Blitzboks undefeated in Sydney

The Blitzboks will face Argentina in the Cup quarter-finals of the Sydney Sevens after beating Kenya 26-19 on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Senatla fires for Blitzboks

The Blitzboks beat Scotland 33-7 and Russia 40-0 to take an early lead at the top of Pool B on day one of the Sydney Sevens.

Highlights: Blues vs Rebels (2016)

The Blues scored nine tries in their 59-7 pre-season win in Pakuranga.

Ireland debut for Stander

Former Bulls loose forward CJ Stander has been named in Ireland’s starting lineup to face Wales in Dublin on Sunday.

More claims against Saru CEO

Saru CEO Jurie Roux was allegedly involved in an 'undeniable conflict of interest' when he awarded bursaries during his time as chairman of the Maties Rugby Club.

Habana to lead Toulon

Springbok wing Bryan Habana will captain Toulon against the Sharks at the Stade Mayol on Friday night.

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