This week the Super Rugby final arrives early in Christchurch.

Such a statement is not intended to slight the Jaguares, well deserving of their historic place in the semifinals.

The reality, though, is the Argentinians should be travelling to Wellington, rather than enjoying the undeniable swing home advantage provides in welcoming the Brumbies to Buenos Aires.


Super Rugby's shambolic conference system must be stomached for one more year yet before the Sunwolves' exit paves the way for a 14-team round robin and, importantly, a much more equitable finals format from 2021.

And if there's one team that will embrace


Usyk coming for the heavyweights

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