Queensland Reds produced their best 40 minutes of the season to date, but it proved in vain as the Jaguares powered home after halftime aided considerably by a 14-3 penalty count.
The 2020 Super Rugby season is upon us? What, wait, how? Yes, the Jan 31. start is earlier than ever while the competition has also been shrouded in some uncertainty elsewhere. We answer the key questions ahead of next week's kick-off here.
The 25th season of Super Rugby kicks off as early as January 31 with all 15 teams taking part in preseason fixtures. Follow this blog for all team lists, locals, times and results.
The Crusaders clinched their 10th Super Rugby title with a tight 19-3 victory over the Jaguares in chilly conditions at Rugby League Park in Christchurch on Saturday.
On Saturday, Argentina's rugby franchise Jaguares will be aiming to achieve a dream ten years in the making when they play Crusaders in the Super Rugby final.
The Crusaders are chasing their 10th Super Rugby title, the Jaguares from Argentina their first. Sam Bruce unpacks the chief storylines ahead of the grand final in Christchurch on Saturday.
Agustin Creevy says the Jaguares now believe they can win every time they take to the pitch regardless of the opposition -- and that includes Saturday's Super Rugby final against the Crusaders.
Argentina are poised for a strong Rugby Championship and World Cup on the back of the Jaguares' success. But a first Super Rugby title won't be heading to South America on Saturday, Craig Dowd writes.
Crusaders inside centre Ryan Crotty and lock Scott Barrett have been ruled out of the Super Rugby final against the Jaguares on Saturday and likely the entirety of the Rugby Championship after breaking bones in their hands.
The Jaguares still have one more imposing step to take on their fairytale run through the Super Rugby playoffs but they head to Christchurch for the final with at least one of their season goals completed.
A diabolical start cost the Brumbies any chance of spot in the Super Rugby final after they were thrashed 39-7 by the Jaguares in Buenos Aires on Saturday morning (AEST).
Super Rugby has witnessed a few turns along the way, but we're left with the best four teams in the semifinals; are there any twists to come in Christchurch or Buenos Aires?
A superb defensive effort in the final quarter helped the Jaguares to a 21-16 victory over the Chiefs in Buenos Aires on Friday, landing them a slot in their first Super Rugby semifinal.
Argentina's Jaguares secured second spot in the Super Rugby standings with a rampant 52-10 victory over the Sunwolves in Buenos Aires on Friday as the playoff picture became a little clearer in the final round of the regular season.
It may be the final round but there's still eight teams fighting for the final four wildcard places. Who'll make the 2019 quarterfinals?
There's plenty of mind games going on in Australia, while Liam Squire returns in New Zealand to press his All Blacks claims, and the Bulls have gone all in on Handre Pollard.
Only the Reds and Sunwolves are out of contention for the Super Rugby finals. We've analysed the form and run home of the other 13 sides, settling on some fearless predictions in the process.
The Jaguares have continued their red-hot charge to a historic home Super Rugby quarter-final in Buenos Aires with a 34-23 win over the Queensland Reds.
Agustin Creevy has been at the forefront of Argentine rugby for the best part of a decade. His story is one of sacrifice, passion and commitment - one worth reading in a week when the Jaguares' Super Rugby existence has been questioned.
The NSW Waratahs' Super Rugby finals hopes have all but evaporated in a 23-15 loss to Argentina's touring Jaguares.
The Jaguares recorded their first ever win over the Hurricanes to move to the top of the South African conference, handing their hosts a first home defeat by foreign opposition since 2015.
The Highlanders scored four tries in a frenetic opening half then defended stoutly after the break to deny the Jaguares a comeback win in Dunedin on Saturday.
The Jaguares scored three tries, the last a penalty try, to beat South Africa's Stormers 30-25 at Velez Sarsfield on Saturday and record their fourth straight Super Rugby win.
Aaron Mauger has the Otago-based franchise humming, while the Reds can press a strong playoff claim this weekend. In South Africa, the teams each have key players injured.
The Brumbies have missed a golden opportunity to win back-to-back Super Rugby games on tour after going down 20-15 to the Jaguares in Buenos Aires.
- JAGS2ndTries Scored 1st Chiefs : 15 Tries ScoredCHIEF1st1315
- JAGS2ndPoints Difference 1st Chiefs : 44 Points DifferenceCHIEF1st4344