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Chiefs claim top spot after defeating Brumbies 31-21 (01:30)
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16dLiam Napier

Super Rugby Pacific integrity issues slapping punters in the face

Two weeks out from the Super Rugby Pacific playoffs and interest should, in theory at least, ratchet up several notches from here. But the competition, and its stewards, are playing supporters for fools -- Liam Napier writes.

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Chiefs back to winning ways amidst torrential rain in Hamilton (01:30)
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32dBrittany Mitchell

Super -- Not So Super -- Rd11: Lolesio, Gordon throw down gauntlet

Sunday afternoon footy comes back with a bang with Noah Lolesio and Carter Gordon putting on a show in Melbourne, meanwhile Moana came within a whisker of their first victory and the Waratahs earned their first win over the Reds in four matches.

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Chiefs beat Highlanders to stretch Super Rugby streak

Flyhalf Damian McKenzie and fullback Shaun Stevenson led the Chiefs counter-attacking game as the Hamilton-based team beat the Dunedin-based Highlanders 52-28 to extend their winning start to the season in Super Rugby Pacific to 10 matches.

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35dBrittany Mitchell

Friday Five: McLennan eyes world domination, Folau returns

In stories you may have missed this week, Hamish McLennan considers a role with World Rugby, the idea of a Super Rugby draft is kicked around and Israel Folau is set to return to Twickenham.

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Chiefs unbeaten run continues (01:30)
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42dBrittany Mitchell

Rugby Friday Five: McLennan sends another message NRL's way

Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan couldn't help but send another barb NRL's way after announcing the code's $8.2 million surplus, while Scott Robertson said he's open to overseas selection when he takes over as All Blacks coach.

21hESPN Staff

Super Rugby Pacific: Quarterfinal teams, verdicts, odds

Just eight teams remain in Super Rugby Pacific as we arrive at quarterfinal week, where all but one game looks like a one-way traffic. Stay across all the weekend's line-ups, team news and odds here.

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14dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Pacific: R14 teams, verdicts, odds

The race for the finals is heating up with plenty of teams jostling for a position in the top 8. Stay across all the weekend's line-ups, team news and odds here.

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7dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Pacific: R15 teams, verdicts, odds

It's finally here, the final round of the Super Rugby Pacific season and there's still plenty on the line as we begin to prepare for the finals series. Stay across all the weekend's line-ups, team news and odds here.

43dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Pacific: Rd 10 teams, verdicts, odds

After three bye weekends we're finally back to a full slate of match-ups in Round 10 as the fight for a top eight spot truly begins. Stay across all the weekend's line-ups, team news and odds here.

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49dBrittany Mitchell

Rugby Friday Five: RA still a Payne in the Haas for NRL

The code wars have erupted again with Rugby Australia reportedly plotting an audacious bid for NRL's Payne Haas, while the Western Force are still fuming following Lachie Swinton's no-call reckless hit on Jake Strachan.

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50dESPN Staff

Super Rugby Pacific: Round 9 teams, verdicts, odds

In our final round of bye weeks we are again treated to just four matches across Friday and Saturday nights as teams begin to prepare for the backend of the season. Stay across all the weekend's line-ups, team news and odds here.

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56dBrittany Mitchell

Rugby Friday Five: Orange cards could make World Cup debut

World Rugby are considering implementing the successful Super Rugby Pacific TMO referral system with the introduction of orange cards, while Angus Bell is on track to be ready for the World Cup. This and more in our Friday Rugby Five.

2023 Top ScorersSuper Rugby Pacific

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2023 RankingsSuper Rugby Pacific

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    Tries Scored 1st Hurricanes : 70 Tries Scored
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