SuperRugby: South African Squads 2013

 

Bulls

FORWARDS: Dean Greyling, Frik Kirsten, Werner Kruger, Dawie Steyn, Marcel van der Merwe, Bongi Mbonambi, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Callie Visagie, Willie Wepener, Juandré Kruger, Wilhelm Steenkamp, Flip van der Merwe, Paul Willemse, Arno Botha, Grant Hattingh, Dewald Potgieter, Jacques Potgieter, Deon Stegmann, Pierre Spies.

BACKS:Francois Hougaard, Ruan Snyman, Jano Vermaak, Louis Fouché, Morné Steyn, JJ Engelbrecht, Lionel Mapoe (loan), Wynand Olivier, Francois Venter, Bjorn Basson, Akona Ndungane, Zane Kirchner, Jürgen Visser.

Player Movements 2013
OUT
:
Rayno Gerber (to Rovigo)
CJ Stander (to Munster)
Gerrit-Jan van Velze (to Northampton Saints)
Lionel Cronjé (to Lions)
Johann Sadie (to Cheetahs)

IN:
Marcel van der Merwe (from Cheetahs)
Callie Visagie (on loan from Lions)
Paul Willemse (from Lions)
Grant Hattingh (from Lions)
Lionel Mapoe (on loan from Lions)

 

Cheetahs

FORWARDS:Lourens Adriaanse, Rossouw de Klerk, Trevor Nyakane, Caylib Oosthuizen, Coenie Oosthuizen, Ryno Barnes, Hercu Liebenberg, Adriaan Strauss, Torsten van Jaarsveld, Andries Ferreira, Francois Uys, Waltie Vermeulen, Heinrich Brüssow, Justin Downey, Lappies Labuschagné, Boom Prinsloo, Marnus Schoeman, Philip van der Walt, Davon Raubenheimer,

BACKS:Jacques Coetzee, Tewis de Bruyn, Sarel Pretorius, Piet van Zyl, Johan Goosen, Riaan Smit, Elgar Watts, Robert Ebersohn, Joubert Engelbrecht, Barry Geel, JP Nel, Johann Sadie, Philip Snyman, Rayno Benjamin, Cornal Hendricks, Cameron Jacobs, Rocco Jansen, Willie le Roux, Dusty Noble, Nico Scheepers, Hennie Daniller.

Player Movements 2013

OUT:
WP Nel (to Edinburgh)
Marcel van der Merwe (to Bulls)
George Earle (to Scarlets)
Izak van der Westhuizen (to Edinburgh)
Ashley Johnson (to London Wasps)
Sias Ebersohn (to Force)
Andries Strauss (to Kings)

IN:
Rossouw de Klerk (from Blue Bulls)
Caylib Oosthuizen (from Lions)
Torsten van Jaarsveld (from Pumas)
Marnus Schoeman (from Griquas)
Sarel Pretorius (from Waratahs)
Elgar Watts (from Boland Cavaliers)
Joubert Engelbrecht (from Leopards)
JP Nel (from Griquas)
Johann Sadie (from Bulls)
Cornal Hendricks (from Boland Cavaliers)

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FORWARDS
: Kevin Buys, Charl du Plessis, Jaco Engels, Schalk Ferreira, Ross Geldenhuys, Lizo Gqoboka, Hannes Franklin, Bandise Maku, Edgar Marutlulle, Rynier Bernardo, David Bulbring, Armand du Preez, Samora Fihlani, Darron Nell, Steven Sykes, Wayne van Heerden, Boetie Britz, Cornell du Preez, Tomás Leonardi, Thabo Mamojele, Mpho Mbiyozo, Devin Oosthuizen, Wimpie van der Walt, Jacques Engelbrecht, Luke Watson.

BACKS: Johan Herbst, Scott Mathie, Shaun Venter, Nicolás Vergallo, Demetri Catrakilis, Wesley Dunlop, Burton Francis, George Whitehead, Ronnie Cooke, Shane Gates, Siyanda Grey, Tiger Mangweni, Waylon Murray, Hadleigh Parkes, Wayne Stevens, Andries Strauss, Scott van Breda, Michael Killian, Norman Nelson, Sergeal Petersen, Marcello Sampson, Ntabeni Dukisa, SP Marais, Siviwe Soyizwapi, Mzwandile Stick, Elric van Vuuren.

Player Movements 2013

IN
:
Ross Geldenhuys (from Cheetahs)
Bandise Maku (from Lions)
Edgar Marutlulle (from Leopards)
Samora Fihlani (from Border Bulldogs)
Steven Sykes (from Sharks)
Tomás Leonardi (from S.I.C.)
Johan Herbst (from SWD Eagles)
Shaun Venter (from Pumas)
Nicolás Vergallo (from Toulouse)
Demetri Catrakilis (from Western Province)
Burton Francis (from SWD Eagles)
Ronnie Cooke (from Grenoble)
Waylon Murray (from Lions)
Hadleigh Parkes (from Blues)
Andries Strauss (from Cheetahs)
Ntabeni Dukisa (from Border Bulldogs)
Elric van Vuuren (from SWD Eagles)

Sharks

FORWARDS: Dale Chadwick, Jannie du Plessis, Wiehahn Herbst, Tendai Mtawarira, Julian Redelinghuys, Nick Schonert, Craig Burden, Kyle Cooper, Bismarck du Plessis, Monde Hadebe, Anton Bresler, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Jandré Marais, Franco van der Merwe (loan), Willem Alberts, Jacques Botes, Marcell Coetzee, Jean Deysel, Lubabalo Mtembu, Keegan Daniel, Ryan Kankowski.

BACKS: Conrad Hoffmann, Charl McLeod, Cobus Reinach, Butch James, Patrick Lambie, Meyer Bosman, Paul Jordaan, Marius Joubert, François Steyn, Tim Whitehead, Lwazi Mvovo, Odwa Ndungane, JP Pietersen, Sibusiso Sithole, Louis Ludik, Gouws Prinsloo, Riaan Viljoen.

Player Movements 2013

OUT:
Ross Skeate (to Agen)
Steven Sykes (to Kings)
Frédéric Michalak (to Toulon)

IN:
Franco van der Merwe (on loan from Lions)
Butch James (from Lions)

 

DHL Stormers

FORWARDS: Deon Carstens, Patric Cilliers, Brok Harris, Steven Kitshoff, Frans Malherbe, Deon Fourie, Tiaan Liebenberg, Siyabonga Ntubeni, Andries Bekker, Ruan Botha, Eben Etzebeth, De Kock Steenkamp, Don Armand, Schalk Burger , Nizaam Carr , Rynhardt Elstadt, Siya Kolisi, Michael Rhodes, Duane Vermeulen.

BACKS: Dewaldt Duvenage, Nic Groom, Louis Schreuder, Peter Grant, Elton Jantjies, Gary van Aswegen, Marcel Brache, Juan de Jongh, Jean de Villiers, JP du Plessis, Gio Aplon, Damian de Allende, Bryan Habana, Gerhard van den Heever, Joe Pietersen, Jaco Taute.

Player Movements 2013

In
Ruan Botha (from Lions)
Patric Cilliers (from Lions)
Elton Jantjies (from Lions)
Michael Rhodes (from Lions)
Jaco Taute (from Lions)

Out
Nick Fenton-Wells (Saracens)
Nick Köster (to Bath)
Quinn Roux (Leinster)
Danie Poolman (Connacht)
Jebb Sinclair (London Irish) (loan return)

 

SOUTH AFRICAN FIXTURES 2013

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SuperRugby: New Zealand Teams for 2013

Blues Forwards: Charlie Faumuina, Tom McCartney, Tim Perry, Angus Ta’avao, Ofa Tu’ungafasi, Quentin MacDonald, Keven Mealamu, James Parsons, Anthony Boric, Liaki Moli, Ronald Raaymakers, Culum Retallick, Ali Williams, Kane Barrett, Luke Braid, Steve Luatua, Brendon O’Connor, Peter Saili.

Backs: Jamison Gibson-Park, Bryn Hall, Piri Weepu, Baden Kerr, Chris Noakes, Malakai Fekitoa, Francis Saili, Jackson Willison, Frank Halai, George Moala, Waisake Naholo, Rene Ranger, Marty McKenzie,Charles Piutau.

Player Movements 2013:

OUT:

Tevita Mailau (to Stade Montois)

Pauliasi Manu (to Chiefs wider training group)

Tony Woodcock (to Highlanders)

Filo Paulo (released)

Andrew van der Heijden (released)

Daniel Braid (released)

Jerome Kaino (to Toyota Verblitz)

Sean Polwart (to wider training group)

Dan Pryor (released)

Cam Goodhue (released)

Chris Lowrey (to Toyota Shokki)

Brad Mika (released)

Alby Mathewson (to Force)

Orene Ai’i (released)

Gareth Anscombe (to Chiefs)

Michael Hobbs (released)

Benson Stanley (to Clermont)

Ma’a Nonu (to Highlanders)

Ben Lam (released)

Albert Nikoro (to wider training group)

David Raikuna (released)

Sherwin Stowers (to N.Z. Sevens)

Rudi Wulf (to Toulon)

Lachie Munro (to Bordeaux)

Hadleigh Parkes (to Kings)

Isaia Toeava (to Canon Eagles)

 

IN:

Tim Perry (from Tasman)

Ofa Tu’ungafasi (from Auckland)

Quentin MacDonald (from Crusaders)

Ronald Raaymakers (from Counties Manukau)

Culum Retallick (from Highlanders)

Kane Barrett (from Taranaki)

Brendon O’Connor (from Crusaders)

Bryn Hall (from North Harbour)

Jamison Gibson-Park (from Taranaki)

Baden Kerr (from Counties Manukau)

Chris Noakes (from Highlanders)

Malakai Fekitoa (from Auckland)

Jackson Willison (from Chiefs)

Frank Halai (from Counties Manukau)

Waisake Naholo (from Taranaki)

Marty McKenzie (from Southland)

 

Chiefs

FORWARDS: Ben Afeaki, Josh Hohneck, Solomona Sakalia, Toby Smith, Ben Tameifuna, Hikawera Elliot, Rhys Marshall, Mahonri Schwalger, Craig Clarke, Michael Fitzgerald, Romana Graham, Brodie Retallick, Sam Cane, Nick Crosswell, Ross Filipo, Tanerau Latimer, Liam Messam, Fritz Lee.

BACKS: Tawera Kerr-Barlow, Brendon Leonard, Augustine Pulu, Gareth Anscombe, Aaron Cruden, Bundee Aki, Richard Kahui, Charlie Ngatai, Lelia Masaga, Tim Nanai-Williams, Patrick Osborne, Asaeli Tikoirotuma, Andrew Horrell, Robbie Robinson.

Player Movements 2013:

OUT

Shane Cleaver (released)

Sona Taumalolo (to Perpignan)

Marcel Cummings-Toone (released)

Scott Waldrom (released)

Alex Bradley (released)

Kane Thompson (to Canon Eagles)

Sonny Bill Williams (to Panasonic Wild Knights)

Jackson Willison (to Blues)

Maritino Nemani (to wider training group)

Declan O’Donnell (released)

IN:
Solomona Sakalia (from Wellington)

Rhys Marshall (from Taranaki)

Nick Crosswell (from Highlanders)

Ross Filipo (from Wellington)

Gareth Anscombe (from Blues)

Bundee Aki (from Counties Manukau)

Charlie Ngatai (from Hurricanes)

Patrick Osborne (from Crusaders)

 

Crusaders

FORWARDS: Wyatt Crockett, Owen Franks, Nepo Laulala, Joe Moody, Corey Flynn, Ben Funnell, Codie Taylor, Dominic Bird, Tom Donnelly, Luke Romano, Sam Whitelock, Shane Christie, Richie McCaw, Jordan Taufua, Matt Todd, Jimmy Tupou, George Whitelock, Luke Whitelock, Kieran Read.

BACKS: Andy Ellis, Willi Heinz, Jeremy Su’a, Tyler Bleyendaal, Dan Carter, Tom Taylor, Ryan Crotty, Robert Fruean, Adam Whitelock, Zac Guildford, Johnny McNicholl, Israel Dagg, Tom Marshall.

 

OUT:
Nick Barrett (released)

Ben Franks (to Hurricanes)

Quentin MacDonald (to Blues)

Ross Kennedy (released)

Joe Wheeler (to Highlanders)

Brendon O’Connor (to Blues)

Sean Maitland (to Glasgow Warriors)

Patrick Osborne (to Chiefs)

 

IN: Nepo Laulala (from Canterbury)

Joe Moody (from Canterbury)

Codie Taylor (from Canterbury)

Dominic Bird (from Canterbury)

Shane Christie (from Tasman)

Jordan Taufua (from Canterbury)

Jimmy Tupou (from Counties Manukau)

Jeremy Su’a (from Tasman)

Johnny McNicholl (from Canterbury)

 

Highlanders

FORWARDS Ma’afu Fia, Chris King, Jamie Mackintosh, Tony Woodcock, Liam Coltman, Andrew Hore, Brayden Mitchell, Josh Bekhuis, Jarrad Hoeata, Brad Thorn, Joe Wheeler, Tim Boys, John Hardie, Jake Paringatai, Elliot Dixon, Nasi Manu.


BACKS
: Aaron Smith, Fumiaki Tanaka, Hayden Parker, Colin Slade, Lima Sopoaga, Phil Burleigh, Tamati Ellison, Jason Emery, Ma’a Nonu, Shaun Treeby, Hosea Gear, Declan O’Donnell, Kade Poki, Buxton Popoali’i, Ben Smith.

OUT:

Jacob Ellison (released)

Bronson Murray (to wider training group)

Jason Rutledge (released)

Hoani MacDonald (released)

Culum Retallick (released)

Nick Crosswell (to Chiefs)

Scott Fuglistaller (to Rebels)

Adam Thomson (released)

Doug Tietjens (to wider training squad)

Jimmy Cowan (to Gloucester)

Mike Delany (returned to Panasonic Wild Knights)

Chris Noakes (to Blues)

Kendrick Lynn (released)

Kurt Baker (to Crusaders wider training group)

Siale Piutau (to Yamaha Júbilo)

Telusa Veainu (released)

IN

Tony Woodcock (from Blues)

Liam Coltman (from Otago)

Brad Thorn (from Fukuoka Sanix Blues)

Joe Wheeler (from Crusaders)

Jake Paringatai (from Fukuoka Sanix Blues)

Fumiaki Tanaka (from Panasonic Wild Knights)

Hayden Parker (from Otago)

Jason Emery (from Manawatu)

Ma’a Nonu (from Blues)

Declan O’Donnell (from Chiefs)

Hurricanes

FORWARDS: Ben Franks, Reggie Goodes, Ben May, Eric Sione, Jeffery Toomaga-Allen, Dane Coles, Motu Matu’u, James Broadhurst, Jason Eaton, Mark Reddish, Jeremy Thrush, Jack Lam, Faifili Levave, Karl Lowe, Ardie Savea, Brad Shields, Blade Thomson, Victor Vito.

BACKS:  Samisoni Fisilau, TJ Perenara, Chris Smylie, Beauden Barrett, James Marshall, Tusi Pisi, Tim Bateman, Rey Lee-Lo, Conrad Smith, Cory Jane, Alapati Leiua, Matt Proctor, Julian Savea, Andre Taylor.

 

OUT:

Michael Bent (to Leinster)

Tristan Moran (released)

David Hall (released)

Mike Coman (to wider training squad)

Chris Eaton (released)

Frae Wilson (to Highlanders wider training group)

Daniel Kirkpatrick (to Castres)

Jayden Hayward (to Force)

Charlie Ngatai (to Chiefs)

Richard Buckman (to wider training squad)

 

IN:

Ben Franks (from Crusaders)

Eric Sione (from Wellington)

Ardie Savea (from Wellington)

Blade Thomson (from Taranaki)

Samisoni Fisilau (from Northland)

James Marshall (from Taranaki)

Rey Lee-Lo (from Counties Manukau)

Matt Proctor (from Wellington)

 

NEW ZEALAND FIXTURES FOR 2013

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SuperRugby: Australian Teams for 2013

 

Brumbies

In 2012 the Brumbies finished 2nd on the Australian Conference. Missing out on a play-off spot thanks to the Reds who won more games during the round robin stages.

In 2011 the Brumbies experienced their worst year finishing 13th but under the guidance of Jake White they managed to become a force to be reckoned with in 2012 and will be one of the favorites to reach the 2013 play-offs.

FORWARDS: Ben Alexander, Ruaidhri Murphy, Dan Palmer, Scott Sio, Stephen Moore, Siliva Siliva, Sam Carter, Scott Fardy, Etienne Oosthuizen, Leon Power, Fotu Auelua, Colby Fainga’a, Peter Kimlin, David Pocock, Ben Mowen, Ita Vaea.

BACKS: Ian Prior, Nic White, Zack Holmes, Christian Lealiifano, Matt Toomua, Tevita Kuridrani, Pat McCabe, Andrew Smith, Tom Cox, Clyde Rathbone, Henry Speight, Joseph Tomane, Robbie Coleman, Jesse Mogg.


Player Movements 2013

OUT
Jerry Yanuyanutawa (to London Irish),
Anthony Hegarty (to Grenoble)
Ben Hand (to Grenoble)
Michael Hooper (to Waratahs)
Kimami Sitauti (to Rebels)
Cam Crawford (to Waratahs)

IN
Etienne Oosthuizen (from Lions)
David Pocock (from Force)
Clyde Rathbone (unattached)

Force

The Force is one of the struggling Australians sides who have yet to make a name for them in the SuperRugby competition.

In 2012 they finished dead last on the Australian Conference and 2nd last on the overall table.

Coach Michael Foley will face another tough season in the fight to be competitive in 2013 especially with the big exodus of players leaving the franchise with Nathan Sharpe (retiring) and David Pocock (going to Brumbies) being the two players who will be missed most.

FORWARDS:Pekahou Cowan, Tetera Faulkner, Kieran Longbottom, Salesi Ma’afu, Nathan Charles, Ben Whittaker, Phoenix Battye, Toby Lynn, Sam Wykes, Chris Alcock, Richard Brown, Angus Cottrell, Matt Hodgson, Hugh McMeniman, Lachlan McCaffrey, Ben McCalman.

BACKS:Alby Mathewson, Brett Sheehan, Sias Ebersohn, Kyle Godwin, Patrick Dellit, Jayden Hayward, Junior Rasolea, Winston Stanley, Chris Tuatara-Morrison,Will Tupou,Nick Cummins, Alfie Mafi, Ed Stubbs, Sam Norton-Knight.

Player Movements 2013

OUT:

Ruan Smith (to Brumbies)
Salesi Manu (remain in Force EPS)
Elvis Taione (released)
Oliver Atkins (to Waratahs)
Nathan Sharpe (retired)
Anare Koliavu (released)
David Pocock (to Brumbies)
Josh Holmes (released)
Justin Turner (released)
Ben Seymour (released)
James Stannard (to Toyota Shokki)
Gene Fairbanks (to Kintetsu Liners)
Rory Sidey (to Rebels)
Napolioni Nalaga (to Clermont)
Jordan Rapana (released)
Samu Wara (released)
David Harvey (released)
Cameron Shepherd (to Sale Sharks)

IN:
Chris Alcock (from Waratahs)
Hugh McMeniman (from Kubota Spears)
Alby Mathewson (from Blues)
Sias Ebersohn (from Cheetahs)
Jayden Hayward (from Hurricanes)
Junior Rasolea (from Australia Sevens)
Chris Tuatara-Morrison (from Northern Suburbs)
Ed Stubbs (from Australia Sevens)
Sam Norton-Knight (from Panasonic Wild Knights)

 

Rebels

After only 2 years in the SuperRugby competition the Rebels is still trying to find their feet. After finishing dead last in 2011 the Rebels managed to finish 13th in 2012 and will be hopefull to even better their rankings come 2013.

FORWARDS:Eddie Aholelei, Paul Alo-Emile, Nic Henderson, Laurie Weeks, Shota Horie, Ged Robinson, Luke Jones, James King, Cadeyrn Neville, Hugh Pyle, Chris Thomson, Tim Davidson,
Scott Fuglistaller, Scott Higginbotham, Jarrod Saffy, Gareth Delve.

BACKS: Richard Kingi, Nick Phipps, Nic Stirzaker, Mitch Inman, Lachlan Mitchell, James O’Connor, Rory Sidey, Kimami Sitauti, Cooper Vuna, Kurtley Beale, Angus Roberts, Alex Rokobaro, Jason Woodward.

Player Movements 2013

OUT
Rodney Blake (released)
Jono Owen (to Reds)
Adam Freier (retired)
Luke Holmes (to Waratahs)
Heath Tessmann (released)
Adam Byrnes (released)
Alister Campbell (retired)
Tom Chamberlain (released)
Michael Lipman (retired)
Ryan Hodson (returned to Cottesloe)
Danny Cipriani (to Sale Sharks)
James Hilgendorf (released)
Lloyd Johansson (released)
Stirling Mortlock (retired)
Mark Gerrard (to Toyota Shokki)
Julian Huxley (to Narbonne)

IN
Shota Horie (from Panasonic Wild Knights)
Chris Thomson (from Narbonne)
Scott Fuglistaller (from Highlanders)
Scott Higginbotham (from Reds)
Rory Sidey (from Force)
Kimami Sitauti (from Brumbies)
Angus Roberts (from Sydney University)
Alex Rokobaro (from Stade Français)
Jason Woodward (from Wellington Lions)

Reds

The Reds is one of the more successful franchises in the SuperRugby series winning the championship on 3 occasions.

In 2012 the Reds scraped through to reach the semi-finals by winning 1 more game than the Brumbies to take the top spot on the Australian Conference table.


FORWARDS
: Ben Daley, Greg Holmes, Jono Owen, James Slipper, Albert Anae, Saia Fainga’a, James Hanson, James Horwill, David McDuling, Rob Simmons, Adam Wallace-Harrison, Liam Gill, Eddie Quirk, Beau Robinson, Jake Schatz, Radike Samo.

BACKS: Nick Frisby, Will Genia, Quade Cooper, Ben Lucas, Anthony Fainga’a, Michael Harris, Jono Lance, Ben Tapuai, Aidan Toua, Chris Feauai-Sautia, Digby Ioane, Dom Shipperley,Rod Davies, Luke Morahan.

Player Movements 2013

OUT:
Guy Shepherdson (released)
Blake Enever (returned to Easts Tigers)
Van Humphries (released)
Jarrad Butler (returned to Easts Tigers)
Scott Higginbotham (to Rebels)
Sam Lane (to Waratahs)
Dallan Murphy (to Aix)
Joelin Rapana (released)
Nathan Eyres-Brown (released)
Peter Hynes (released)

IN:
Jono Owen (from Rebels)

 

Waratahs

FORWARDS: Sekope Kepu, Benn Robinson, Paddy Ryan, Jeremy Tilse, Damien Fitzpatrick, Tatafu Polota-Nau, John Ulugia, Oliver Atkins, Kane Douglas, Greg Peterson, Lopeti Timani, Sitaleki Timani, Dave Dennis, Michael Hooper, Pat McCutcheon, Wycliff Palu.

BACKS: Grayson Hart, Brendan McKibbin, Berrick Barnes, Tom Carter, Israel Folau, Michael Hodge, Rob Horne, Adam Ashley-Cooper, Peter Betham, Tom Kingston, Drew Mitchell, Lachlan Turner, Cam Crawford, Bernard Foley.


Player Movements 2013

OUT:
Joshua Mann-Rea (to Brumbies)
Dean Mumm (to Exeter Chiefs)
Dan Vickerman (retired)
Chris Alcock (to Force)
Rocky Elsom (released)
Jono Jenkins (toNarbonne)
Tevita Metuisela (released)
Richard Stanford (released)
Sarel Pretorius (to Cheetahs)
Daniel Halangahu (to Zebre)
Brackin Karauria-Henry (to NTT Shining Arcs)
Atieli Pakalani (released)
Nathan Trist (released)

IN:
Oliver Atkins (from Force)
Michael Hooper (from Brumbies)
Israel Folau (from GWS)
Michael Hodge (from Sydney University)
Peter Betham (from Sydney University)
Cam Crawford (from Brumbies)

 

AUSTRALIAN FIXTURES

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