After 126 matches, we are left with just two teams; the same two teams that contested last year's final. The Crusaders have been the best side in the competition for the last two years, and the Lions have been the best non-Kiwi side, and with the way the tournament
England head coach Eddie Jones has named a 44-man pre-season training squad to convene at the Lensbury Hotel from Saturday 4 August until Monday 6 August.
A recall for Chris Ashton stands out immediately, and Danny Care has belatedly been added to the 'Not considered' list.
Which other names catch your
Picking the Highlanders to beat the Waratahs last weekend nearly came off - they had some chances to win it in the closing stages, but to be fair to the Waratahs, their defence late on was outstanding and they deserve their place in the semi-finals. 48494
We have reached the knockout stages, with every match crucial in determining which New Zealand side is going to lift the trophy. No more resting players, no more dead rubbers, this is it. 48351
Round 18 wasn't too pretty for me, having just picked four of the seven matches, and those four were picked by over 90% of people anyway. Home wins for the Reds, Bulls and Stormers ensured there were red arrows coming my way, but I'm feeling confident ahead of the
Glorious green arrows everywhere after last week's picks, which included the Chiefs to defeat the Highlanders (only 17% picked that), the Sharks to beat the Lions (31%) and the Waratahs to overcome the Rebels (50%). 48204
Super Rugby returns for the run-in this weekend, after the momentum-sapping break for the internationals. Thankfully next year, the season will run uninterrupted to its conclusion ahead of the Rugby World Cup. 48167
Lots of upsets last week, and my refusal to acknowledge that this experimental Wales side is better than Argentina has been costing me on Superbru.
Going into the final round of matches, predictions may be even harder with a couple of dead rubbers in store.
Fiji v Tonga
The home side appears to
Here is the pool draw for the Heineken Champions Cup next season.
What do you think of your team's draw?
And here is the draw for the second tier Challenge Cup:
Tell us what you thought of today's 2nd Test between South Africa and England.
Who played well? What were the main talking points?
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