2014 Super Rugby season

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2014 Super Rugby season
CountriesAustralia (5 teams)
New Zealand (5 teams)
South Africa (5 teams)
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and knockout
ChampionsWaratahs (1st title)
Matches played125
Tries scored614 (4.91 per match)
Top point scorer(s)Bernard Foley (252)
Top try scorer(s)Israel Folau /
Nemani Nadolo (12)
Official websiteOfficial site
2013 (Previous) (Next) 2015

The 2014 Super Rugby season is the fourth season of the 15-team format for the Super Rugby competition involving teams from Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. For sponsorship reasons, this competition is known as Asteron Life Super Rugby in Australia, Investec Super Rugby in New Zealand and Vodacom Super Rugby in South Africa. Including its past incarnations as Super 12 and Super 14, this is the 19th season for the Southern Hemisphere's premier transnational club competition. The conference games will take place every weekend from 15 February until 12 July (with a three-week break between rounds 16 and 17 for internationals games), followed by the finals series, culminating in the grand final on 2 August. The winners of the 2014 Super Rugby Season were the New South Wales Waratahs

Competition format[edit]

Covering 24 weeks, the schedule features a total of 125 matches. The 15 teams are grouped by geography, labelled the Australian Conference, New Zealand Conference and the South African Conference. The regular season consists of two types of matches:[1]

  • Internal Conference Matches – Each team plays the other four teams in the same conference twice, home and away.
  • Cross Conference Matches – Each team plays four teams of the other two conferences away, and four teams of the other two conferences home, thus missing out on two teams (one from each of the other conferences). Each team plays two home and two away games against teams from each of the other countries, making a total of eight cross conference games for each team. There will be a three-week international break between rounds 15 and 16 of the regular season.

The top team of each conference, plus the next top three teams in table points regardless of conference (wild card teams), will move on to the finals. The top two conference winners, based on table points, receive first-round byes. In the first round of the finals, the third conference winner is the #3 seed and hosts the wild card team with the worst record, and the best wild card team hosts the second-best wild card team. In the semi-finals, the #2 conference winner hosts the higher surviving seed from the first round, and the #1 conference winner hosts the other first-round winner. The final is hosted by the top remaining seed.[2] The two-legged promotion/relegation play-off initially scheduled between the bottom team in the South African Conference and the Southern Kings was abolished following a meeting on 13 February 2014.[3]

Standings[edit]

2014 Super Rugby standings watch · edit · discuss
Overall standings
Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA TB LB Pts
1 Australia Waratahs 16 12 0 4 481 272 +209 55 24 9 1 58
2 New Zealand Crusaders 16 11 0 5 445 322 +123 41 36 4 3 51
3 South Africa Sharks 16 11 0 5 406 293 +113 29 22 2 4 50
4 Australia Brumbies 16 10 0 6 412 378 +34 49 35 4 1 45
5 New Zealand Chiefs 16 8 2 6 384 378 +6 44 35 5 3 44
6 New Zealand Highlanders 16 8 0 8 401 442 −41 39 52 5 5 42
7 New Zealand Hurricanes 16 8 0 8 439 374 +65 49 36 6 3 41
8 Australia Western Force 16 9 0 7 343 393 −50 37 40 3 1 40
9 South Africa Bulls 16 7 1 8 365 335 +30 28 29 3 5 38
10 New Zealand Blues 16 7 0 9 419 395 +24 46 43 6 3 37
11 South Africa Stormers 16 7 0 9 290 326 −36 30 29 2 2 32
12 South Africa Lions 16 7 0 9 367 413 −46 31 46 2 1 31
13 Australia Reds 16 5 0 11 374 493 −119 42 52 4 4 28
14 South Africa Cheetahs 16 4 1 11 372 527 −155 38 59 3 3 24
15 Australia Rebels 16 4 0 12 303 460 −157 29 49 1 4 21
Australia Australian Conference
Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA TB LB Pts
1 Waratahs 16 12 0 4 481 272 +209 55 24 9 1 58
2 Brumbies 16 10 0 6 412 378 +34 49 35 4 1 45
3 Western Force 16 9 0 7 343 393 −50 37 40 3 1 40
4 Reds 16 5 0 11 374 493 −119 42 52 4 4 28
5 Rebels 16 4 0 12 303 460 −157 29 49 1 4 21
New Zealand New Zealand Conference
Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA TB LB Pts
1 Crusaders 16 11 0 5 445 322 +123 41 36 4 3 51
2 Chiefs 16 8 2 6 384 378 +6 44 35 5 3 44
3 Highlanders 16 8 0 8 401 442 −41 39 52 5 5 42
4 Hurricanes 16 8 0 8 439 374 +65 49 36 6 3 41
5 Blues 16 7 0 9 419 395 +24 46 43 6 3 37
South Africa South African Conference
Pos Team P W D L PF PA PD TF TA TB LB Pts
1 Sharks 16 11 0 5 406 293 +113 29 22 2 4 50
2 Bulls 16 7 1 8 365 335 +30 28 29 3 5 38
3 Stormers 16 7 0 9 290 326 −36 30 29 2 2 32
4 Lions 16 7 0 9 367 413 −46 31 46 2 1 31
5 Cheetahs 16 4 1 11 372 527 −155 38 59 3 3 24
Final standings.[4][5]
Legend and Competition rules
Legend:
Conference leaders, qualify to finals. P = Games Played, W = Games Won, D = Games Drawn, L = Games Lost, PF = Points For, PA = Points Against, PD = Points Difference, TF = Tries For, TA = Tries Against, TB = Try Bonus Points, LB = Losing Bonus Points, Pts = Log Points
Wildcard teams, qualify to finals.
Competition rules:
Qualification:

The top six teams will qualify to the finals, with their final positions in the overall log determining their seedings in the finals. The third-placed team (i.e. the conference winners with the worst overall record) will host the sixth-placed team in the qualifiers, while the fourth-placed team will host the fifth-placed team. The top two teams (i.e. the two conference winners with the best overall record) will qualify directly to the semi-finals, where they will have home advantage against the two qualifier winners, with the top team hosting the qualifier winner with the lower seeding and the second-placed team hosting the qualifier winner with the higher seeding. The two semi-final winners will progress to the final, with the team with the higher seeding having home advantage.

Points breakdown:
* 4 points for a win
* 2 points for a draw
* 1 bonus point for a loss by seven points or less
* 1 bonus point for scoring four or more tries in a match

Classification:
Teams standings are calculated as follows:[6]
* Conference Leaders (i.e. conference leaders will always be ranked in the top three)
* Log points
* Number of games won
* Overall points difference
* Number of tries scored
* Overall try difference

Round-by-round[edit]

Team Progression – 2014 Super Rugby season
Team R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 R13 R14 R15 R16 R17 R18 R19
Waratahs N/A 5
(2nd)
10
(1st)
10
(2nd)
11
(5th)
16
(5th)
16
(5th)
20
(4th)
20
(5th)
24
(4th)
24
(6th)
29
(4th)
29
(8th)
34
(4th)
39
(2nd)
43
(2nd)
48
(1st)
53
(1st)
58
(1st)
Crusaders N/A 0
(11th)
0
(14th)
4
(14th)
8
(9th)
8
(11th)
9
(13th)
13
(12th)
18
(7th)
22
(6th)
22
(8th)
26
(6th)
31
(4th)
32
(6th)
37
(3rd)
41
(3rd)
42
(3rd)
46
(2nd)
51
(2nd)
Sharks 5
(1st)
9
(1st)
9
(2nd)
14
(1st)
18
(1st)
19
(1st)
23
(1st)
23
(1st)
27
(1st)
31
(1st)
31
(1st)
35
(1st)
36
(1st)
40
(1st)
44
(1st)
45
(1st)
45
(2nd)
46
(3rd)
50
(3rd)
Brumbies N/A 0
(12th)
4
(10th)
9
(5th)
13
(3rd)
17
(2nd)
17
(2nd)
21
(2nd)
25
(2nd)
25
(2nd)
30
(2nd)
30
(2nd)
34
(3rd)
35
(2nd)
35
(7th)
40
(4th)
40
(6th)
40
(6th)
45
(4th)
Chiefs N/A 4
(7th)
8
(3rd)
8
(3rd)
13
(2nd)
14
(3rd)
17
(3rd)
20
(3rd)
24
(3rd)
25
(3rd)
25
(5th)
30
(3rd)
35
(2nd)
35
(3rd)
35
(8th)
35
(8th)
36
(9th)
40
(8th)
44
(5th)
Highlanders N/A 5
(3rd)
6
(5th)
6
(8th)
7
(10th)
11
(9th)
11
(11th)
15
(10th)
19
(6th)
19
(8th)
24
(7th)
26
(8th)
30
(7th)
34
(5th)
36
(6th)
38
(5th)
42
(4th)
42
(4th)
42
(6th)
Hurricanes N/A 0
(13th)
1
(13th)
1
(15th)
6
(12th)
7
(12th)
12
(10th)
16
(8th)
16
(10th)
21
(7th)
26
(3rd)
26
(7th)
30
(6th)
31
(8th)
36
(5th)
37
(6th)
41
(5th)
41
(5th)
41
(7th)
Western Force N/A 0
(14th)
0
(15th)
5
(10th)
10
(7th)
14
(7th)
14
(8th)
18
(5th)
22
(4th)
23
(5th)
27
(4th)
27
(5th)
31
(5th)
31
(7th)
36
(4th)
36
(7th)
36
(7th)
40
(7th)
40
(8th)
Bulls 0
(15th)
1
(8th)
5
(8th)
10
(4th)
10
(6th)
14
(6th)
16
(7th)
17
(6th)
18
(8th)
19
(9th)
20
(10th)
24
(10th)
28
(9th)
28
(9th)
33
(9th)
33
(9th)
33
(10th)
33
(10th)
38
(9th)
Blues N/A 0
(10th)
5
(7th)
5
(11th)
7
(11th)
12
(8th)
16
(6th)
16
(9th)
16
(11th)
16
(11th)
20
(9th)
25
(9th)
25
(10th)
25
(10th)
26
(10th)
31
(10th)
36
(8th)
36
(9th)
37
(10th)
Stormers N/A 0
(15th)
4
(12th)
5
(12th)
5
(14th)
5
(14th)
6
(14th)
6
(15th)
6
(15th)
10
(14th)
10
(15th)
15
(14th)
15
(15th)
19
(13th)
24
(11th)
28
(11th)
28
(11th)
32
(11th)
32
(11th)
Lions 4
(4th)
8
(4th)
8
(4th)
8
(7th)
12
(4th)
16
(4th)
16
(4th)
16
(7th)
16
(9th)
16
(10th)
16
(11th)
16
(12th)
18
(11th)
18
(14th)
18
(14th)
22
(13th)
22
(13th)
26
(13th)
31
(12th)
Reds N/A 4
(6th)
4
(11th)
9
(6th)
9
(8th)
10
(10th)
14
(9th)
15
(11th)
16
(12th)
16
(12th)
16
(13th)
16
(13th)
17
(13th)
18
(15th)
18
(15th)
23
(12th)
28
(12th)
28
(12th)
28
(13th)
Cheetahs 1
(5th)
5
(5th)
5
(9th)
5
(13th)
5
(15th)
5
(15th)
5
(15th)
8
(14th)
9
(14th)
9
(15th)
14
(14th)
15
(15th)
16
(14th)
20
(12th)
20
(13th)
20
(15th)
20
(15th)
24
(14th)
24
(14th)
Rebels N/A 0
(9th)
5
(6th)
5
(9th)
6
(13th)
6
(13th)
10
(12th)
11
(13th)
12
(13th)
16
(13th)
16
(12th)
17
(11th)
17
(12th)
21
(11th)
21
(12th)
21
(14th)
21
(14th)
21
(15th)
21
(15th)

The table above shows a team's progression throughout the season.
For each round, each team's cumulative points total is shown with the overall log position in brackets.

Note: Due to the schedule of the 2014 mid-year rugby union tests, only South African teams played in Round 1 and only Australian and New Zealand teams in Round 17.
Also, unlike previous seasons, teams did not get points for byes during the season.
Therefore, some teams were in an artificially higher position due to the fixture schedule.
Key: win draw loss bye

Fixtures[edit]

The following fixtures were released 7 October 2013.[7]

Round 1[edit]

15 February 2014 Cheetahs 20–21 Lions Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
17:05 Try:
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 25'51' (2/2)
Pen:

Cards: Jean Cook Temporarily suspended from 61' to 72' 61' to 72'
Report[8]
Scoreboard[9][10]
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 16'30'40'58'62'75' (6/6)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 79' (1/3)
Attendance: 17,682
Referee: Craig Joubert
15 February 2014 Sharks 31–16 Bulls Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
19:10 Try:
Con: Patrick Lambie Kick 40' (1/4)
Pen:

Cards: Jean Deysel Temporarily suspended from 66' to 77' 66' to 77'
Report[11]
Scoreboard[12][13]
Try: Jono Ross Try 72'
Con: Handré Pollard Kick 73' (1/1)
Pen: Louis Fouché Kick 15'37' (2/5)
Drop:

Cards: Bjorn Basson Yellow card 79'
Attendance: 34,062
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Bye/s: Blues, Brumbies, Chiefs, Crusaders, Western Force, Highlanders, Hurricanes, Rebels, Reds, Stormers, Waratahs

Round 2[edit]

21 February 2014 Crusaders 10–18 Chiefs AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try: Sam Whitelock Try 49'
Con: Tom Taylor Kick 50' (1/1)
Pen:

Cards:
Report[14][15]
Scoreboard[16][17]
Try:
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 80' (1/2)
Pen: Aaron Cruden Kick 39'45' (2/2)
Cards: Ben Tameifuna Temporarily suspended from 40' to 50' 40' to 50'
Attendance: 17,300
Referee: Chris Pollock
21 February 2014 Cheetahs 15–9 Bulls Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
19:10 Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 6'25'29'61' (4/5)
Drop:

Report[18]
Scoreboard[19][20]
Pen:

Attendance: 17,616
Referee: Stuart Berry
22 February 2014 Highlanders 29–21 Blues Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 11'14'40' (3/4)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 18' (1/3)
Report[21]
Scoreboard[22][23]
Try:
Con: Chris Noakes Kick 42'65'70' (3/3)
Pen: Chris Noakes (0/3)
Attendance: 15,500
Referee: Garratt Williamson
22 February 2014 Brumbies 17–27 Reds GIO Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try: Jesse Mogg Try 54'
Con: Jesse Mogg (0/1)
Pen:

Report[24]
Scoreboard[25][26]
Try:
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 18'23'79' (3/3)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 33'50' (2/5)
Cards: Greg Holmes Temporarily suspended from 53' to 63' 53' to 63'
Attendance: 13,670
Referee: James Leckie
22 February 2014 Sharks 27–9 Hurricanes Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
17:05 Try:
Con: Patrick Lambie Kick 21' (1/2)
Pen: Patrick Lambie Kick 6'43'58'78'81' (5/5)
Report[27]
Scoreboard[28][29]
Pen:

Cards: Adam Hill Yellow card 72'
Attendance: 23,722
Referee: Andrew Lees
22 February 2014 Lions 34–10 Stormers Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
19:10 Try: Stefan Watermeyer Try 2'
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 3' (1/1)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 15'20'35'51'72'80' (6/6)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 5'9'66' (3/4)
Cards:
Report[30]
Scoreboard[31][32]
Try: Scarra Ntubeni Try 23'
Con: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 24' (1/1)
Pen: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 40' (1/2)
Attendance: 38,265
Referee: Jaco Peyper
23 February 2014 Waratahs 43–21 Western Force Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
16:05 Try:

Con: Bernard Foley Kick 24'40'58'67'72' (5/6)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 16' (1/2)
Cards: Paddy Ryan Temporarily suspended from 44' to 55' 44' to 55'
Report[33]
Scoreboard[34][35]
Try:
Con: Zack Holmes Kick 64' (1/2)
Pen: Zack Holmes Kick 10'26'52' (3/4)
Attendance: 16,091[36]
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
Bye/s: Rebels

Round 3[edit]

28 February 2014 Blues 35–24 Crusaders Eden Park, Auckland  
19:35 Try:
Con: Simon Hickey Kick 35'43'48' (3/4)
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 19'55'80' (3/3)
Cards: Steven Luatua Temporarily suspended from 67' to 77' 67' to 77'
Report[37]
Scoreboard[38]
Try:

Con: Tom Taylor Kick 16'32'73' (3/3)
Pen: Tom Taylor Kick 21' (1/3)
Attendance: 26,211
Referee: Mike Fraser
28 February 2014 Rebels 35–14 Cheetahs AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try:
Con:

Pen:

Drop: Angus Roberts Kick 76' (1/1)
Cards: Scott Fuglistaller Temporarily suspended from 51' to 61' 51' to 61'
Report[39]
Scoreboard[40]
Try:

Con: Johan Goosen Kick 46'71' (2/2)
Pen: Johan Goosen (0/2)
Attendance: 10,792
Referee: Angus Gardner
28 February 2014 Stormers 19–18 Hurricanes DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
19:10 Try: Deon Fourie Try 77'
Con: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 78' (1/1)
Pen: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 8'21'49'64' (4/4)
Report[41]
Scoreboard[42]
Try:

Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 35' (1/2)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 60'68' (2/2)
Attendance: 31,814
Referee: Steve Walsh
1 March 2014 Chiefs 21–19 Highlanders Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try:
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 11'49'69' (3/3)
Pen: Aaron Cruden (0/2)
Report[43]
Scoreboard[44]
Try: John Hardie Try 32'
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 33' (1/1)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 3'20'38'58' (4/4)
Attendance: 14,120
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
1 March 2014 Waratahs 32–5 Reds ANZ Stadium, Sydney  
19:40 Try:

Con: Bernard Foley Kick 26'35'48' (3/4)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 61'79' (2/2)
Cards: Israel Folau Temporarily suspended from 40' to 49' 40' to 49'
Report[45]
Scoreboard[46]
Try: Lachlan Turner Try 40'
Con: Quade Cooper (0/1)
Attendance: 17,580[47]
Referee: Glen Jackson
1 March 2014 Western Force 14–27 Brumbies nib Stadium, Perth  
19:00 Try:
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 78'83' (2/2)
Report[48]
Scoreboard[49]
Try:
Con: Nic White Kick 10'16'24' (3/3)
Pen: Nic White Kick 40'55' (2/3)
Cards: Jesse Mogg Temporarily suspended from 29' to 39' 29' to 39'
Attendance: 10,589
Referee: Nick Briant
1 March 2014 Bulls 25–17 Lions Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
17:05 Try: Jan Serfontein Try 24'
Con: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 25' (1/1)
Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 9'12'39'62'75' (5/7)
Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 36' (1/2)
Report[50]
Scoreboard[51]
Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 14'78' (2/2)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 34' (1/2)
Attendance: 29,238
Referee: Chris Pollock
Bye/s: Sharks

Round 4[edit]

7 March 2014 Hurricanes 21–29 Brumbies Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try:
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 33' (1/2)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 8'20'56' (3/3)
Report[52]
Scoreboard[53]
Try:
Con: Nic White Kick 37'44'73' (3/4)
Pen: Nic White Kick 31' (1/1)
Attendance: 8,066
Referee: Craig Joubert
7 March 2014 Reds 43–33 Cheetahs Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
18:40 Try:
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 3'12'40' (3/5)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 22'65'70'82' (4/5)
Drop: Mike Harris (0/1)
Report[54]
Scoreboard[55]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 26'40'50'59' (4/6)
Cards: Rayno Benjamin Temporarily suspended from 2' to 13' 2' to 13'
Attendance: 27,670
Referee: Garratt Williamson
8 March 2014 Crusaders 14–13 Stormers AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try: Kieron Fonotia Try 69'
Con: Tom Taylor (0/1)
Pen: Tom Taylor Kick 5'62'75' (3/3)
Report[56]
Scoreboard[57]
Try: Damian de Allende Try 51'
Con: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 52' (1/1)
Pen: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 35'46' (2/2)
Attendance: 14,000
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
8 March 2014 Western Force 32–7 Rebels nib Stadium, Perth  
16:40 Try:
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 3'11'25' (3/4)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 17'22' (2/4)
Report[58]
Scoreboard[59]
Try: Telusa Veainu Try 80'
Con: Bryce Hegarty Kick 81' (1/1)
Attendance: 9,895
Referee: Nick Briant
8 March 2014 Bulls 38–22 Blues Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
17:05 Try:
Con:

Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 20'47'67' (3/4)
Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 12' (1/2)
Report[60]
Scoreboard[61]
Try: Pita Ahki Try 57'
Con: Simon Hickey Kick 58' (1/1)
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 10'15'23'32'62' (5/5)
Attendance: 17,936
Referee: Andrew Lees
8 March 2014 Sharks 37–23 Lions Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
19:10 Try:
Con: François Steyn Kick 9'39'51'81' (4/4)
Pen: François Steyn Kick 21'24'34' (3/3)
Cards: Ryan Kankowski Temporarily suspended from 64' to 74' 64' to 74'
Report[62]
Scoreboard[63]
Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 65'69' (2/2)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 12'16'37' (3/3)
Cards: Corné Fourie Yellow card 74'
Attendance: 28,158
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Bye/s: Chiefs, Highlanders, Waratahs

Round 5[edit]

14 March 2014 Chiefs 36–20 Stormers Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try:
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 17'40'42'78' (4/4)
Tanerau Latimer (0/1)
Pen: Aaron Cruden Kick 5' (1/2)
Report[64]
Scoreboard[65]
Try:

Con: Peter Grant Kick 63'76' (2/2)
Pen: Demetri Catrakilis Kick 2'20' (2/3)
Attendance: 14,088[66]
Referee: Craig Joubert
14 March 2014 Rebels 19–25 Crusaders AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try: Scott Fuglistaller Try 78'
Con: Bryce Hegarty Kick 79' (1/1)
Pen:

Report[67]
Scoreboard[68]
Try: Ben Funnell Try 56'
Con: Tom Taylor Kick 57' (1/1)
Pen: Tom Taylor Kick 8'13'22'28'42'70' (6/6)
Attendance: 13,942
Referee: James Leckie
15 March 2014 Hurricanes 60–27 Cheetahs Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
16:35 Try:
Con:

Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 25' (1/2)
Report[69]
Scoreboard[70]
Try:
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 11'28'53' (3/3)
Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 13'17' (2/3)
Cards: Willie le Roux Temporarily suspended from 44' to 55' 44' to 55'
Attendance: 7,666
Referee: Angus Gardner
15 March 2014 Highlanders 29–31 Western Force Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 33' (1/2)
Hayden Parker (0/1)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 10'15'18'68' (4/5)
Report[71]
Scoreboard[72]
Try:
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 5'27'40'57' (4/4)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 45' (1/1)
Cards:
Attendance: 9,501
Referee: Glen Jackson
15 March 2014 Brumbies 28–23 Waratahs GIO Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try:
Con: Nic White Kick 16'19' (2/3)
Pen: Nic White Kick 6'40'80' (3/3)
Drop: Nic White (0/1)
Cards:
Report[73]
Scoreboard[74]
Try:
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 64'75' (2/2)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 4'11'27' (3/4)
Attendance: 17,016[75]
Referee: Jaco Peyper
15 March 2014 Lions 39–36 Blues Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
15:00 Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 35'40'61' (3/3)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 52'68'75'78' (4/5)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 39'42' (2/2)
Report[76]
Scoreboard[77]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Chris Noakes Kick 46' (1/1)
Cards:
Attendance: 17,824
Referee: Stuart Berry
15 March 2014 Sharks 35–20 Reds Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
17:05 Try:
Con: Patrick Lambie Kick 28'78' (2/2)
Pen:

Report[78]
Scoreboard[79]
Try:

Con: Quade Cooper Kick 55'64' (2/2)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 3'15' (2/2)
Cards: Beau Robinson Temporarily suspended from 67' to 78' 67' to 78'
Attendance: 26,824
Referee: Lourens van der Merwe
Bye/s: Bulls

Round 6[edit]

21 March 2014 Highlanders 35–31 Hurricanes Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 51'57' (2/2)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 8'15'18'24'26'36'55' (7/8)
Cards: Jarrad Hoeata Temporarily suspended from 69' to 79' 69' to 79'
Report[80]
Scoreboard[81]
Try:

Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 64'74' (2/3)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 9'22'30'46' (4/4)
Attendance: 11,259
Referee: Nick Briant
21 March 2014 Waratahs 32–8 Rebels Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
19:40 Try:

Con: Bernard Foley Kick 44'50'75' (3/4)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 30'37' (2/2)
Report[82]
Scoreboard[83]
Try: Scott Higginbotham Try 28'
Con: Bryce Hegarty (0/1)
Pen: Bryce Hegarty Kick 35' (1/2)
Cards: Angus Roberts Temporarily suspended from 54' to 64' 54' to 64'
Attendance: 16,606[84]
Referee: Jaco Peyper
22 March 2014 Blues 40–30 Cheetahs Eden Park, Auckland  
19:35 Try:
Con: Simon Hickey Kick 17'31'33'66' (4/4)
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 8'11'29'72' (4/5)
Report[85]
Scoreboard[86]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Cards: Boom Prinsloo Temporarily suspended from 25' to 37' 25' to 37'
Attendance: 13,500
Referee: Argentina Francisco Pastrana
22 March 2014 Brumbies 25–15 Stormers GIO Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try:

Con: Nic White Kick 10'81' (2/3)
Pen: Nic White Kick 32'39' (2/4)
Report[87]
Scoreboard[88]
Try:
Con: Peter Grant Kick 23' (1/2)
Pen: Peter Grant Kick 7' (1/3)
Cards: Tiaan Liebenberg Temporarily suspended from 31' to 42' 31' to 42'
Attendance: 11,275
Referee: Glen Jackson
22 March 2014 Western Force 18–15 Chiefs nib Stadium, Perth  
19:00 Try: Matt Hodgson Try 13'46'
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 47' (1/2)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 26'58' (2/3)
Report[89]
Scoreboard[90]
Pen:

Cards: Michael Fitzgerald Temporarily suspended from 36' to 47' 36' to 47'
Attendance: 16,380
Referee: Lourens van der Merwe
22 March 2014 Lions 23–20 Reds Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
17:05 Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 66'78' (2/2)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 14'40'53' (3/3)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Report[91]
Scoreboard[92]
Try: Quade Cooper Try 6'32'
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 7'33' (2/2)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 3'17' (2/2)
Cards:
Attendance: 20,758
Referee: Stuart Berry
22 March 2014 Bulls 23–19 Sharks Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
19:10 Try:
Con: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 49'54' (2/2)
Pen:

Drop:
Report[93]
Scoreboard[94]
Try: Willem Alberts Try 8'
Con: Tim Swiel Kick 9' (1/1)
Pen: François Steyn Kick 37'40'67'70' (4/5)
Drop: François Steyn (0/2)
Attendance: 48,728
Referee: Mike Fraser
Bye/s: Crusaders

Round 7[edit]

28 March 2014 Crusaders 26–29 Hurricanes AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try:

Con: Tom Taylor Kick 26' (1/3)
Pen: Tom Taylor Kick 18'40'65' (3/4)
Report[95]
Scoreboard[96]
Try:
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 10'21'44' (3/4)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 6' (1/3)
Attendance: 17,300
Referee: Nick Briant
28 March 2014 Rebels 32–24 Brumbies AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try:
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 60'71' (2/2)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 6'44'51'56'67'80' (6/6)
Report[97]
Scoreboard[98]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Nic White Kick 11' (1/1)
Cards: Scott Fardy Temporarily suspended from 65' to 75' 65' to 75'
Attendance: 10,726
Referee: Jaco Peyper
29 March 2014 Blues 30–12 Highlanders Eden Park, Auckland  
19:35 Try:
Con: Simon Hickey Kick 12'37'50' (3/3)
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 32'45'59' (3/5)
Report[99]
Scoreboard[100]
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 14'24'28'47' (4/4)
Attendance: 16,700
Referee: Steve Walsh
29 March 2014 Reds 22–17 Stormers Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
18:40 Try: Rob Simmons Try 25'
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 26' (1/1)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 20'36'57'71' (4/6)
Drop: Quade Cooper Kick 67' (1/1)
Report[101]
Scoreboard[102]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Peter Grant Kick 38' (1/2)
Attendance: 28,060
Referee: Chris Pollock
29 March 2014 Bulls 34–34 Chiefs Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
15:00 Try:
Con: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 46'50' (2/3)
Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 10'23'40'55'75' (5/5)
Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (0/1)
Report[103]
Scoreboard[104]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Aaron Cruden Kick 37' (1/3)
Cards: Matt Symons Temporarily suspended from 46' to 56' 46' to 56'
Attendance: 24,164
Referee: Craig Joubert
29 March 2014 Sharks 32–10 Waratahs Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
17:05 Try:
Con: Fred Zeilinga Kick 51'73' (2/2)
Pen:

Report[105]
Scoreboard[106]
Try: Bernard Foley Try 78'
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 79' (1/1)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 4' (1/3)
Cards: Dave Dennis Temporarily suspended from 49' to 59' 49' to 59'
Attendance: 31,829[107]
Referee: Mike Fraser
Bye/s: Cheetahs, Western Force, Lions

Round 8[edit]

4 April 2014 Highlanders 33–30 Rebels Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 16'19'54' (3/3)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 10'33'48'65' (4/6)
Report[108]
Scoreboard[109]
Try:
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 8'46'78' (3/3)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 17'37'59' (3/3)
Attendance: 9,501
Referee: Chris Pollock
4 April 2014 Brumbies 26–9 Blues Canberra Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try:

Con: Nic White Kick 8' (1/3)
Pen:

Report[110]
Scoreboard[111]
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 10'40'44' (3/4)
Attendance: 7,129
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
5 April 2014 Hurricanes 25–20 Bulls McLean Park, Napier  
19:35 Try: Andre Taylor Try 16'
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 17' (1/1)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 10'22'34'65'73'82' (6/6)
Report[112]
Scoreboard[113]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Drop: Jurgen Visser (0/1)
Attendance: 9,500
Referee: Steve Walsh
5 April 2014 Reds 29–32 Western Force Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
18:40 Try:
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 26'34' (2/2)
Pen:

Drop: Quade Cooper (0/1)
Report[114]
Scoreboard[115]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 10'15'18'21' (4/6)
Drop: Sias Ebersohn Kick 69' (1/1)
Cards: Angus Cottrell Temporarily suspended from 24' to 34' 24' to 34'
Attendance: 27,024
Referee: Garratt Williamson
5 April 2014 Cheetahs 43–43 Chiefs Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
15:00 Try:
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 8'16'36'39' (4/4)
Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 19'30'55'72'78' (5/7)
Drop: Johan Goosen (0/1)
Report[116]
Scoreboard[117]
Try:

Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 28'53'64'70'83' (5/6)
Pen:

Attendance: 14,993
Referee: Craig Joubert
5 April 2014 Lions 7–28 Crusaders Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
17:05 Try: Lionel Mapoe Try 51'
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 52' (1/1)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Report[118]
Scoreboard[119]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Attendance: 20,000
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
5 April 2014 Stormers 11–22 Waratahs DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
19:10 Try: Kobus van Wyk Try 21'
Con: Peter Grant (0/1)
Pen:

Report[120]
Scoreboard[121]
Try: Nick Phipps Try 14'
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 15' (1/1)
Pen:

Attendance: 25,284[122]
Referee: Glen Jackson
Bye/s: Sharks

Round 9[edit]

11 April 2014 Highlanders 27–20 Bulls Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 34'46'55' (3/3)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 20'37' (2/2)
Report[123]
Scoreboard[124]
Try:
Con: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 23'82' (2/2)
Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 4'12' (2/2)
Attendance: 10,090
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
11 April 2014 Reds 20–23 Brumbies Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
19:40 Try:
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 34'64' (2/2)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 12'69' (2/2)
Report[125]
Scoreboard[126]
Try:

Con: Nic White Kick 10'31' (2/2)
Pen: Nic White Kick 15'23'44' (3/4)
Attendance: 30,004
Referee: Steve Walsh
12 April 2014 Chiefs 22–16 Rebels Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try: Michael Fitzgerald Try 15'
Con: Gareth Anscombe Kick 16' (1/1)
Pen: Gareth Anscombe Kick 3'8'12'25'58' (5/5)
Cards: Pauliasi Manu Yellow card 76'
Report[127]
Scoreboard[128]
Try: Shota Horie Try 44'
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 45' (1/1)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 28'40'65' (3/4)
Cards: Scott Higginbotham Temporarily suspended from 55' to 66' 55' to 66'
Attendance: 11,845
Referee: Matt O'Brien
12 April 2014 Western Force 28–16 Waratahs nib Stadium, Perth  
17:40 Try: Nick Cummins Try 26'50'61'
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 27'62' (2/3)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 16'40'76' (3/3)
Report[129]
Scoreboard[130]
Try: Kurtley Beale Try 66'
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 67' (1/1)
Pen:

Attendance: 14,281[131]
Referee: Angus Gardner
12 April 2014 Cheetahs 31–52 Crusaders Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
17:05 Try:
Con: Elgar Watts Kick 18'51'55'60' (4/4)
Pen: Elgar Watts Kick 33' (1/2)
Report[132]
Scoreboard[133]
Try:

Con:

Pen: Colin Slade Kick 11'23'36'38' (4/5)
Attendance: 15,028
Referee: Glen Jackson
12 April 2014 Lions 12–25 Sharks Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
19:10 Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 19'33'58'65' (4/4)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Report[134]
Scoreboard[135]
Try: Lwazi Mvovo Try 67'
Con: François Steyn Kick 68' (1/1)
Pen:

Drop: François Steyn (0/2)
Cards: Jannie du Plessis Temporarily suspended from 18' to 28' 18' to 28'
Attendance: 48,943
Referee: Craig Joubert
Bye/s: Blues, Hurricanes, Stormers

Round 10[edit]

18 April 2014 Hurricanes 39–20 Blues Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try:
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 15'50'52'65' (4/5)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 7'11' (2/3)
Cards: Dane Coles Temporarily suspended from 40' to 50' 40' to 50'
Report[136]
Scoreboard[137]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Attendance: 11,232
Referee: Nick Briant
18 April 2014 Rebels 22–16 Western Force AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try: Scott Higginbotham Try 61'
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 62' (1/1)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 13'26'45'55'76' (5/7)
Cards: Tamati Ellison Yellow card 82'
Report[138]
Scoreboard[139]
Try: Nick Cummins Try 82'
Con: Zack Holmes Kick 83' (1/1)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 5'19'51' (3/3)
Drop: Sias Ebersohn (0/1)
Attendance: 10,124
Referee: Andrew Lees
19 April 2014 Chiefs 17–18 Crusaders Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try: Tom Marshall Try 40'
Con: Gareth Anscombe (0/1)
Pen: Gareth Anscombe Kick 14'29'32'38' (4/5)
Report[140]
Scoreboard[141]
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 5'10'16'50'69'72' (6/8)
Cards: Dominic Bird Temporarily suspended from 28' to 39' 28' to 39'
Attendance: 17,097
Referee: Garratt Williamson
19 April 2014 Waratahs 19–12 Bulls Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
19:40 Try: Israel Folau Try 1'
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 2' (1/1)
Pen:

Report[142]
Scoreboard[143]
Pen:

Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (0/1)
Cards: Grant Hattingh Temporarily suspended from 65' to 76' 65' to 76'
Attendance: 15,773[144]
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
19 April 2014 Sharks 19–8 Cheetahs Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
15:00 Try: Jean Deysel Try 71'
Con: François Steyn Kick 72' (1/1)
Pen:

Drop: François Steyn (0/1)
Report[145]
Scoreboard[146]
Try: Rayno Benjamin Try 66'
Con: Elgar Watts (0/1)
Pen: Elgar Watts Kick 6' (1/2)
Cards: Heinrich Brüssow Temporarily suspended from 62' to 72' 62' to 72'
Attendance: 34,634
Referee: Jaco Peyper
19 April 2014 Stormers 18–3 Lions DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
17:05 Try:
Con: Peter Grant Kick 35' (1/2)
Pen:

Cards: Deon Fourie Temporarily suspended from 25' to 35' 25' to 35'
Report[147]
Scoreboard[148]
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 44' (1/2)
Attendance: 28,385
Referee: Stuart Berry
Bye/s: Brumbies, Highlanders, Reds

Round 11[edit]

25 April 2014 Blues 21–13 Waratahs Eden Park, Auckland  
17:35 Try:
Con: Simon Hickey Kick 54' (1/2)
Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 8'47'72' (3/3)
Report[149]
Scoreboard[150]
Try: Jacques Potgieter Try 58'
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 59' (1/1)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 35'69' (2/4)
Attendance: 17,111[151]
Referee: Chris Pollock
25 April 2014 Brumbies 41–23 Chiefs GIO Stadium, Canberra  
17:40 Try:

Con:

Pen:

Report[152]
Scoreboard[153]
Try:

Con: Andrew Horrell Kick 74'80' (2/2)
Pen: Gareth Anscombe Kick 10'25'45' (3/4)
Cards: James Lowe Temporarily suspended from 53' to 63' 53' to 63'
Attendance: 16,159
Referee: Steve Walsh
25 April 2014 Sharks 18–34 Highlanders Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
19:10 Pen: Tim Swiel Kick 7'13'21'40'44'50' (6/8)
Drop: François Steyn (0/1)
Report[154]
Scoreboard[155]
Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 18'28'34'70' (4/4)
Pen: Lima Sopoaga Kick 3'67' (2/2)
Cards: Joe Wheeler Temporarily suspended from 50' to 60' 50' to 60'
Attendance: 22,348
Referee: Jaco Peyper
26 April 2014 Hurricanes 35–21 Reds Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try:

Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 48'77' (2/5)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 79' (1/2)
Drop: Beauden Barrett Kick 63' (1/2)
Report[156]
Scoreboard[157]
Try:

Con: Quade Cooper Kick 68' (1/2)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 22'29'40' (3/3)
Attendance: 10,369
Referee: Mike Fraser
26 April 2014 Western Force 15–9 Bulls nib Stadium, Perth  
17:40 Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 26'33'40'44'60' (5/5)
Report[158]
Scoreboard[159]
Pen:

Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (0/1)
Attendance: 14,227
Referee: Angus Gardner
26 April 2014 Cheetahs 35–22 Stormers Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
17:05 Try:
Con: Elgar Watts Kick 34'72' (2/5)
Pen: Elgar Watts Kick 28'56' (2/3)
Report[160]
Scoreboard[161]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Peter Grant Kick 11' (1/2)
Attendance: 17,845
Referee: Craig Joubert
Bye/s: Crusaders, Lions, Rebels

Round 12[edit]

2 May 2014 Blues 44–14 Reds Eden Park, Auckland  
19:35 Try:
Con:

Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 59'7'12' (3/3)
Cards: Tony Woodcock Temporarily suspended from 52' to 61' 52' to 61'
Report[162]
Scoreboard[163]
Try:

Con: Quade Cooper Kick 54'66' (2/2)
Pen: Quade Cooper (0/2)
Cards: James Slipper Temporarily suspended from 35' to 45' 35' to 45'
Attendance: 14,050
Referee: Nick Briant
2 May 2014 Rebels 16–22 Sharks AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try: Patrick Leafa Try 70'
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 71' (1/1)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 20'28'55' (3/3)
Report[164]
Scoreboard[165]
Try: JP Pietersen Try 64'
Con: François Steyn Kick 65' (1/1)
Pen: François Steyn Kick 21'26'30'35'38' (5/5)
Attendance: 10,002
Referee: Andrew Lees
3 May 2014 Crusaders 40–20 Brumbies AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
16:35 Try:
Con:

Pen: Colin Slade Kick 8'13'20'28'39'49'59' (7/8)
Cards: Luke Romano Temporarily suspended from 68' to 79' 68' to 79'
Report[166]
Scoreboard[167]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Attendance: 17,300
Referee: Glen Jackson
3 May 2014 Chiefs 38–8 Lions Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try:
Con:

Pen: Gareth Anscombe (0/1)
Report[168]
Scoreboard[169]
Try: Courtnall Skosan Try 47'
Con: Elton Jantjies (0/1)
Pen: Elton Jantjies Kick 9' (1/2)
Attendance: 11,168
Referee: Chris Pollock
3 May 2014 Waratahs 39–30 Hurricanes Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
19:40 Try:
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 3'32'36'55' (4/5)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 40'76' (2/2)
Report[170]
Scoreboard[171]
Try:
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 14'26'28' (3/3)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 23'59'63' (3/3)
Attendance: 17,221[172]
Referee: Steve Walsh
3 May 2014 Stormers 29–28 Highlanders DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
15:00 Try:
Con: Kurt Coleman Kick 3'29'49' (3/4)
Pen:

Cards: Scarra Ntubeni Temporarily suspended from 53' to 63' 53' to 63'
Report[173]
Scoreboard[174]
Try:
Con:

Cards: Brayden Mitchell Temporarily suspended from 66' to 76' 66' to 76'
Attendance: 21,287
Referee: Craig Joubert
3 May 2014 Bulls 26–21 Cheetahs Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
17:05 Try:
Con: Handré Pollard Kick 46'56' (2/2)
Pen:

Cards: Handré Pollard Temporarily suspended from 22' to 32' 22' to 32'
Report[175]
Scoreboard[176]
Try:
Con: Elgar Watts Kick 19' (1/2)
Pen:

Attendance: 29,133
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
Bye/s: Western Force

Round 13[edit]

9 May 2014 Chiefs 32–20 Blues Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth  
19:35 Try:
Con: Gareth Anscombe Kick 12'22'52' (3/4)
Pen: Gareth Anscombe Kick 29'40' (2/3)
Cards: Tim Nanai-Williams Temporarily suspended from 65' to 75' 65' to 75'
Report[177]
Scoreboard[178]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Simon Hickey Kick 31'36' (2/2)
Attendance: 10,888
Referee: Mike Fraser
9 May 2014 Rebels 15–25 Hurricanes AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try:
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 29' (1/2)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 22' (1/4)
Report[179]
Scoreboard[180]
Try: Conrad Smith Try 57'
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 58' (1/1)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 4'11'18'35'42'51' (6/8)
Cards: Conrad Smith Temporarily suspended from 68' to 78' 68' to 78'
Attendance: 12,072
Referee: Matt O'Brien
10 May 2014 Highlanders 23–22 Lions Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:

Con: Hayden Parker Kick 4' (1/3)
Pen: Hayden Parker Kick 23' (1/1)
Drop: Hayden Parker Kick 26' (1/1)
Cards: Chris King Temporarily suspended from 54' to 64' 54' to 64'
Report[181]
Scoreboard[182]
Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 44' (1/3)
Elton Jantjies (0/1)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Referee: Angus Gardner
10 May 2014 Brumbies 16–9 Sharks GIO Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try: Sam Carter Try 63'
Con: Christian Lealiifano Kick 64' (1/1)
Pen:

Report[183]
Scoreboard[184]
Pen: François Steyn Kick 15'45'72' (3/6)
Attendance: 11,615
Referee: Glen Jackson
10 May 2014 Cheetahs 16–23 Western Force Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
17:05 Try: Boom Prinsloo Try 46'
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 47' (1/1)
Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 11'40'57' (3/4)
Report[185]
Scoreboard[186]
Try:
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 24'54' (2/2)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 3'21'38' (3/3)
Cards: Matt Hodgson Temporarily suspended from 45' to 55' 45' to 55'
Attendance: 13,845
Referee: Chris Pollock
10 May 2014 Bulls 28–12 Stormers Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
19:10 Try: Akona Ndungane Try 66'
Con: Handré Pollard Kick 67' (1/1)
Pen:

Drop: Handré Pollard Kick 26' (1/1)
Report[187]
Scoreboard[188]
Try:
Con: Kurt Coleman Kick 12' (1/2)
Attendance: 45,843
Referee: Craig Joubert
11 May 2014 Reds 29–57 Crusaders Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
16:05 Try:
Con: Quade Cooper Kick 21'24'74' (3/4)
Pen: Quade Cooper Kick 4' (1/1)
Report[189]
Scoreboard[190]
Try:

Con: Colin Slade Kick 8'44'46'58'60'79' (6/6)
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 17'28'37'52'70' (5/5)
Cards: Andy Ellis Temporarily suspended from 15' to 25' 15' to 25'
Attendance: 30,640
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Bye/s: Waratahs

Round 14[edit]

16 May 2014 Hurricanes 16–18 Highlanders Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try: TJ Perenara Try 37'
Con: Andre Taylor Kick 38' (1/1)
Pen:

Report[191]
Scoreboard[192]
Pen: Hayden Parker Kick 15'21'40'44'52' (5/5)
Drop: Hayden Parker Kick 65' (1/1)
Attendance: 13,019
Referee: Jaco Peyper
17 May 2014 Crusaders 25–30 Sharks AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try: Colin Slade Try 13'
Con: Colin Slade Kick 14' (1/1)
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 17'31'48'59'65'74' (6/9)
Report[193]
Scoreboard[194]
Try:
Con:

Pen:

Drop: François Steyn (0/1)
Cards:
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
17 May 2014 Reds 27–30 Rebels Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
19:40 Try:

Con:

Pen: Mike Harris Kick 25'75' (2/2)
Cards: Ed O'Donoghue Red card 79'
Report[195]
Scoreboard[196]
Try:

Con: Jason Woodward Kick 16'31'43' (3/3)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 6'71'80' (3/4)
Cards: Scott Higginbotham Temporarily suspended from 1' to 11' 1' to 11'
Attendance: 23,820
Referee: Steve Walsh
17 May 2014 Stormers 24–8 Western Force DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
17:05 Try:
Con: Peter Grant Kick 20'40'48' (3/3)
Pen: Peter Grant Kick 16' (1/3)
Cards:
Report[197]
Scoreboard[198]
Try: Matt Hodgson Try 71'
Con: Sias Ebersohn (0/1)
Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 22' (1/1)
Cards: Adam Coleman Temporarily suspended from 37' to 48' 37' to 48'
Attendance: 22,856
Referee: Chris Pollock
17 May 2014 Cheetahs 27–21 Brumbies Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
19:10 Try:
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 53' (1/2)
Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 3'7'16'60' (4/4)
Drop: Johan Goosen Kick 78' (1/2)
Cards: Heinrich Brüssow Yellow card 72'
Report[199]
Scoreboard[198]
Try:
Con: Nic White Kick 74' (1/2)
Pen:

Cards: Scott Fardy Temporarily suspended from 16' to 26' 16' to 26'
Attendance: 12,382
Referee: Marius van der Westhuizen
18 May 2014 Waratahs 41–13 Lions Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
16:05 Try:
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 10'25'45'50'82' (5/5)
Pen: Bernard Foley Kick 19'62' (2/2)
Report[200]
Scoreboard[201]
Try: Jaco Kriel Try 13'
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 14' (1/1)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 22'32' (2/3)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Cards: Deon van Rensburg Temporarily suspended from 48' to 58' 48' to 58'
Attendance: 19,639[202]
Referee: Nick Briant
Bye/s: Blues, Bulls, Chiefs

Round 15[edit]

23 May 2014 Blues 23–29 Sharks QBE Stadium, Albany  
19:35 Try:

Con:

Pen:

Report[203]
Scoreboard[204]
Try:
Con: François Steyn Kick 12'56' (2/2)
Pen:

Drop: François Steyn Kick 27' (1/1)
Cards:
Attendance: 10,071[205]
Referee: Nick Briant
23 May 2014 Rebels 19–41 Waratahs AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try: Telusa Veainu Try 60'
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 61' (1/1)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 15'24'26'46' (4/5)
Cards: Patrick Leafa Temporarily suspended from 40' to 50' 40' to 50'
Report[206]
Scoreboard[207]
Try:
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 65' (1/4)
Kurtley Beale (0/2)
Pen:

Attendance: 12,477[208]
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
23 May 2014 Bulls 44–23 Brumbies Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria  
19:10 Try:

Con:

Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 13'19'39'42'51'61' (6/8)
Drop: Jacques-Louis Potgieter (0/1)
Report[209]
Scoreboard[210]
Try:
Con: Christian Lealiifano Kick 49' (1/2)
Matt Toomua (0/1)
Pen: Christian Lealiifano Kick 23'35' (2/2)
Cards:
Attendance: 28,623
Referee: Craig Joubert
24 May 2014 Highlanders 30–32 Crusaders Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
17:35 Try:
Con:

Pen:

Report[211]
Scoreboard[212]
Try:
Con: Colin Slade Kick 13'51'65' (3/4)
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 38'70' (2/3)
Cards: Richie McCaw Temporarily suspended from 22' to 32' 22' to 32'
Attendance: 21,305[213]
Referee: Glen Jackson
24 May 2014 Hurricanes 45–8 Chiefs Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try:

Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 5'22'31'52'64'73' (6/6)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 47' (1/1)
Cards: Reggie Goodes Temporarily suspended from 55' to 65' 55' to 65'
Report[214]
Scoreboard[215]
Try: Liam Squire Try 15'
Con: Gareth Anscombe (0/1)
Pen: Gareth Anscombe Kick 3' (1/1)
Cards: Brodie Retallick Temporarily suspended from 60' to 70' 60' to 70'
Attendance: 10,334
Referee: Angus Gardner
24 May 2014 Western Force 29–19 Lions nib Stadium, Perth  
17:40 Try:
Con:

Pen: Sias Ebersohn Kick 3' (1/2)
Report[216]
Scoreboard[217]
Try: Elton Jantjies Try 78'
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 78' (1/1)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 5'19'28'65' (4/4)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff (0/1)
Cards: Corné Fourie Temporarily suspended from 35' to 45' 35' to 45'
Attendance: 11,587[218]
Referee: Steve Walsh
24 May 2014 Stormers 33–0 Cheetahs DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
17:05 Try:
Con:

Pen:

Drop: Jaco Taute (0/1)
Cards: Michael Rhodes Yellow card 74'
Report[219]
Scoreboard[220]
Cards: Adriaan Strauss Temporarily suspended from 22' to 35' 22' to 35' Attendance: 15,819
Referee: Stuart Berry
Bye/s: Reds

Round 16[edit]

30 May 2014 Crusaders 30–7 Western Force AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try:

Con: Colin Slade Kick 73'84'26' (3/3)
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 12'23'40' (3/3)
Report[221]
Scoreboard[222]
Try: Dane Haylett-Petty Try 48'
Con: Sias Ebersohn Kick 49' (1/1)
Cards: Sam Wykes Yellow card 71'
Referee: Mike Fraser
30 May 2014 Reds 38–31 Highlanders Suncorp Stadium, Brisbane  
19:40 Try:

Con: Mike Harris Kick 14'30'34'49'84' (5/5)
Pen: Mike Harris Kick 67' (1/1)
Report[223]
Scoreboard[224]
Try:
Con:

Pen: Hayden Parker Kick 63' (1/1)
Attendance: 24,490
Referee: Andrew Lees
31 May 2014 Chiefs 17–33 Waratahs Yarrow Stadium, New Plymouth  
16:35 Try: Bundee Aki Try 55'62'
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 56'63' (2/2)
Pen: Aaron Cruden Kick 3' (1/2)
Report[225]
Scoreboard[226]
Try:
Con: Bernard Foley Kick 16'73'81' (3/3)
Pen:

Attendance: 10,740[227]
Referee: Chris Pollock
31 May 2014 Blues 37–24 Hurricanes Eden Park, Auckland  
19:35 Try:
Con: Ihaia West Kick 15'44'67' (3/5)
Pen: Ihaia West Kick 13'72' (2/3)
Report[228]
Scoreboard[229]
Try:

Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 12'69' (2/4)
Pen: Beauden Barrett (0/1)
Cards: Matt Proctor Temporarily suspended from 14' to 24' 14' to 24'
Attendance: 17,857[230]
Referee: Garratt Williamson
31 May 2014 Brumbies 37–10 Rebels GIO Stadium, Canberra  
19:40 Try:

Con: Christian Lealiifano Kick 14'44' (2/6)
Pen: Christian Lealiifano Kick 39' (1/1)
Cards: Ben Alexander Temporarily suspended from 68' to 78' 68' to 78'
Report[231]
Scoreboard[232]
Try: Scott Higginbotham Try 69'
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 70' (1/1)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 7' (1/1)
Attendance: 11,071[233]
Referee: Steve Walsh
31 May 2014 Lions 32–21 Bulls Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
17:05 Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 47'70' (2/2)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 5'10'58'80' (4/4)
Drop: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 2'56' (2/4)
Report[234]
Scoreboard[235]
Try:
Con: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 75' (1/2)
Pen: Jacques-Louis Potgieter Kick 31'37'45' (3/4)
Attendance: 40,948
Referee: Craig Joubert
31 May 2014 Sharks 19–21 Stormers Growthpoint Kings Park, Durban  
19:10 Try: Cobus Reinach Try 39'
Con: François Steyn Kick 40' (1/1)
Pen: François Steyn Kick 3'10'29'48' (4/6)
Drop: François Steyn (0/1)
Cards: Marcell Coetzee Temporarily suspended from 63' to 73' 63' to 73'
Report[236]
Scoreboard[237]
Pen:

Drop: Jaco Taute Kick 81' (1/1)
Cards: Nizaam Carr Temporarily suspended from 10' to 20' 10' to 20'
Attendance: 34,867
Referee: Jaco Peyper
Bye/s: Cheetahs

Round 17[edit]

27 June 2014 Highlanders 29–25 Chiefs Forsyth Barr Stadium, Dunedin  
19:35 Try:
Con: Lima Sopoaga Kick 15'50' (2/2)
Pen:

Drop: Hayden Parker (0/1)
Report[238]
Scoreboard[239]
Try:
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 18'76' (2/3)
Pen:

Referee: Garratt Williamson
27 June 2014 Rebels 20–36 Reds AAMI Park, Melbourne  
19:40 Try:
Con: Jason Woodward Kick 83' (1/3)
Pen: Jason Woodward Kick 13' (1/1)
Cards: Mitch Inman Temporarily suspended from 30' to 40' 30' to 40'
Report[240]
Scoreboard[241]
Try:

Con: Mike Harris Kick 10'49'71' (3/6)
Pen: Mike Harris (0/1)
Cards: Lachlan Turner Temporarily suspended from 14' to 24' 14' to 24'
Attendance: 10,473[242]
Referee: Angus Gardner
28 June 2014 Hurricanes 16–9 Crusaders Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington  
19:35 Try: Blade Thomson Try 28'73'
Con: Beauden Barrett (0/2)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 9'24' (2/3)
Report[243]
Scoreboard[244]
Pen: Colin Slade Kick 12'46'53' (3/3)
Drop: Dan Carter (0/1)
Cards: Matt Todd Temporarily suspended from 8' to 18' 8' to 18'
Attendance: 15,502
Referee: Mike Fraser
28 June 2014 Waratahs 39–8 Brumbies ANZ Stadium, Sydney  
19:40 Try:

Con: Bernard Foley Kick 17'20'62'70' (4/4)
Kurtley Beale (0/1)
Pen:

Report[245]
Scoreboard[246]
Try: Jesse Mogg Try 30'
Con: Christian Lealiifano (0/1)
Pen: Christian Lealiifano Kick 47' (1/2)
Cards: Fotu Auelua Temporarily suspended from 60' to 70' 60' to 70'
Attendance: 29,132[247]
Referee: Steve Walsh
28 June 2014 Western Force 14–40 Blues nib Stadium, Perth  
19:45 Try:
Con: Jayden Hayward Kick 66'81' (2/2)
Report[248]
Scoreboard[249]
Try:
Con: Ihaia West Kick 6'11'19'57'73' (5/6)
Pen: Ihaia West (0/1)
Cards: Tom Donnelly Temporarily suspended from 48' to 58' 48' to 58'
Attendance: 13,331
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
Bye/s: Bulls, Cheetahs, Lions, Sharks, Stormers

Round 18[edit]

4 July 2014 Chiefs 24–16 Hurricanes Waikato Stadium, Hamilton  
19:35 Try:
Con: Aaron Cruden Kick 29' (1/2)
Pen: Aaron Cruden Kick 21'37'40'58' (4/6)
Report[250]
Scoreboard[251]
Try: Hadleigh Parkes Try 65'
Con: Beauden Barrett Kick 66' (1/1)
Pen: Beauden Barrett Kick 23'34'46' (3/5)
Referee: Nick Briant
4 July 2014 Lions 34–17 Rebels Ellis Park Stadium, Johannesburg  
19:10 Try:
Con: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 59'72' (2/3)
Pen: Marnitz Boshoff Kick 9'31'38'65'67' (5/6)
Report[252]
Scoreboard[253]
Try:
Con: Jack Debreczeni Kick 23'52' (2/2)
Pen: Jack Debreczeni Kick 35' (1/2)
Cards: Scott Higginbotham Yellow card 70'
Attendance: 8,285[254]
Referee: Jaco Peyper
5 July 2014 Crusaders 21–13 Blues AMI Stadium, Christchurch  
19:35 Try: Nemani Nadolo Try 16'73'
Con:

Pen:

Report[255]
Scoreboard[256]
Try: Frank Halai Try 20'
Con: Ihaia West Kick 21' (1/1)
Pen: Ihaia West Kick 15'31' (2/2)
Referee: Glen Jackson
5 July 2014 Western Force 30–20 Reds nib Stadium, Perth  
17:40 Try:
Con: Jayden Hayward Kick 11'20'74' (3/3)
Pen: Jayden Hayward Kick 15'53'70' (3/5)
Cards: Hugh McMeniman Temporarily suspended from 28' to 38' 28' to 38'
Report[257]
Scoreboard[258]
Try:

Con: Mike Harris Kick 38'59' (2/2)
Pen: Mike Harris Kick 7'69' (2/2)
Attendance: 11,762
Referee: Angus Gardner
5 July 2014 Stormers 16–0 Bulls DHL Newlands, Cape Town  
17:05 Try: Jaco Taute Try 14'
Con: Kurt Coleman Kick 15' (1/1)
Pen: Kurt Coleman Kick 5'24'39' (3/4)
Report[259]
Scoreboard[260]
Attendance: 35,073[261]
Referee: Craig Joubert
5 July 2014 Cheetahs 27–20 Sharks Free State Stadium, Bloemfontein  
19:10 Try:
Con: Johan Goosen Kick 9'34'49' (3/3)
Pen: Johan Goosen Kick 3'56' (2/2)
Cards: Johan Goosen Yellow card 80'
Report[262]
Scoreboard[263]
Try:
Con: Tim Swiel Kick 23'75' (2/2)
Pen: Tim Swiel Kick 19'27' (2/3)
Attendance: 18,642[264]
Referee: Rohan Hoffmann
6 July 2014 Waratahs 44–16 Highlanders Allianz Stadium, Sydney  
16:05 Try: