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How to Bet on Super Rugby Pacific

How to bet on Super Rugby: Step by Step

Super Rugby in New Zealand is a sporting stalwart for Kiwis, and at LeoVegas New Zealand, we offer thousands of pre-match and in-play markets on all the energy-sapping, leg-pumping, body-thumping action!

You can sign up and benefit from the phenomenal Super Rugby betting landscape at LeoVegas by following these steps:

  1. Sign Up at LeoVegas Sportsbook
  2. Search for Super Rugby Pacific
  3. Select the event to bet on
  4. Choose the betting market and place your bet
  5. Check the result


Super Rugby Betting Markets

Looking to follow up on some great Super Rugby betting tips? LeoVegas will have you covered thanks to the sheer number of markets available. Check out how you can bet on some of the most popular markets below:

Outright Winner

The Outright Winner market in Super Rugby betting is a bet that lets you pick the team you think will win the Super Rugby season. A successful bet on this market pays out at the end of the regular season, before the finals. The odds for each team vary depending on their performance, so picking an underdog can be a great way to make a big return.

It’s one of the most popular types of Super Rugby betting, and can be rewarding for those who pick the right team. Be sure to do your research when picking your winner – you could end up with a great payout!

Regular Time

The Regular Time market in Super Rugby betting is a market that focuses on the outcome of matches after 80 minutes (excluding extra time). Generally, the winner of the match will be determined at full-time and this bet allows you to pick the team that you think will win within those 80 minutes.


The handicap market in Super Rugby betting is a type of bet where the perceived weaker side has been given an advantage in terms of points. This means that if you back the "weaker" team, they will start with extra points on the scoreline before play begins. It is a great way to add an extra edge to your Super Rugby betting, and can result in some big wins if you back the right team. It is also useful for balancing out the odds between two sides of unequal strengths—giving both teams a fair chance at winning.

Total Points

The Total Points market in Super Rugby betting is a type of bet that involves predicting the total number of points scored by both teams combined. This includes tries, conversions, penalties and drop goals. Punters can bet on whether they believe the total number of points will be over or under a certain figure set by LeoVegas.

Margin Bets

The Margin Bets market in Super Rugby betting is a type of wager that allows you to bet on the margin (or difference) between two teams. This could be a win or loss by either team, but typically the margin ranges from 1-12 points. You can bet on whether the actual result will be higher or lower than the margin offered. This type of bet is a great way to get exposure to Super Rugby matches, as it allows you to bet on multiple super rugby games in one wager with potentially higher payouts than individual game bets.

Super Rugby Regular Season

The Super Rugby regular season is contested over 14 rounds, with 12 teams competing in one division. Each team plays all the other members of their conference once in a round-robin format, as well as three additional rivalry games, otherwise known as derby matches.

Teams get four points for a win, two points for a draw, and 0 points for a loss, although a bonus point is up for grabs for defeats with seven points or less. Similarly, teams can pick up a bonus point for scoring three tries or more than their opponent.

There will be a total of 91 matches throughout the season, and the top eight in the division qualify for the quarter-finals. The match-ups mean 1st takes on 8th, 2nd faces 7th, 3rd meets 6th, and 4th goes head to head with 5th.

Super Rugby Teams

The Blues

The Blues are based in Auckland, New Zealand. The Blues were founded in 1996 and have since gone on to become one of the most successful teams in Super Rugby history. They won back to back titles from 1996 to 1997, and have made the playoffs in every year since then.

The Brumbies

The Brumbies are based in Canberra, Australia. They compete in the Super Rugby tournament and have won two titles since their formation in 1996. The Brumbies play an exciting brand of attacking rugby with a focus on fast-paced backline play.

The Chiefs

The Chiefs Super Rugby team is based in the Waikato region of New Zealand and play their home games at FMG Stadium Waikato. The franchise was founded in 1996 and has been one of the most successful teams in the Super Rugby competition, having won two titles (2012 and 2013).

The Crusaders

The Crusaders Super Rugby team, based in Christchurch, New Zealand, is the most successful teams in the competition's history, with 11 titles, including four straight titles from 2017 until 2022.

The Fijian Drua

The Fijian Drua were founded in 2017 and made their debut in the 2022 Super Rugby season. They are known for their strong defence and attacking flair, often playing an exciting brand of rugby which has earned them many admirers.


The Highlanders are a New Zealand professional rugby union team based in Dunedin.The Highlanders have won just one title since their inception in 1996.


The Hurricanes Super Rugby team is based in Wellington, New Zealand. The team has been successful since its inception in 1996 and has won three Super Rugby titles (2006, 2016, and 2019).

Melbourne Rebels

The Rebels made its debut in the Super Rugby format in 2011, but are yet to win a title and have generally struggled in the competition, registering a highest Super Rugby placing of 9th in 2018 and 2020.

Moana Pasifika

A Super Rugby outfit that made its debut in the 2022 season, Moana Pasifika is a team made up of players from an assortment of Pacific Island nations, including Fiji and Tonga. They finished 12th in their inaugural Super Rugby season.

NSW Waratahs

The Waratahs are one of the original sides of the Super League, but have only won one title since the competition began, winning the 2014 season.

Queensland Reds

The Brisbane-based side have more than a hundred years of history on their side, having been founded in 1882. They were one of the founding teams of the Super Rugby competition, joining in 1996. They won the first season of the revamped Super Rugby competition in 2011, and play their rugby at the iconic Suncorp Stadium.

Western Force

The Perth-based outfit are one of the only Super Rugby teams never to win the title. They play their games at the HBF Park, which boasts a capacity of more than 20,000 people.

Super Rugby Top Players

The five best Super Rugby players of all time are Richie McCaw (New Zealand), Dan Carter (New Zealand), Bryan Habana (South Africa), Schalk Burger (South Africa), and George Smith (Australia).

  • Richie McCaw is widely regarded as one of the greatest rugby players in history. He was a former New Zealand captain and led the All Blacks to two Rugby World Cup titles. He is known for his leadership skills, tactical decision-making, and immense work rate both on attack and defence.

  • Dan Carter is another iconic All-Black who has been dubbed as rugby’s first international superstar. He had an impressive career spanning over 15 years which saw him score a record-breaking total of 1598 points in Super Rugby. He is remembered for his kicking accuracy, vision and game awareness.

  • Bryan Habana is one of the most decorated South African rugby players. He was a key member of the Springbok side that won the 2007 Rugby World Cup. His lightning pace and superb finishing ability saw him score an impressive 56 tries in Super Rugby.

  • Schalk Burger is another legendary South African player who was known for his uncompromising defence and powerful running game. He had a successful career in both the Super and Currie Cups, scoring 14 tries in the former.

  • George Smith was a defensive pioneer who achieved great success with the Brumbies between 2000 to 2010. He was an intelligent and versatile player who was feared by opposition attackers. He also won the John Eales Medal in 2004 as Australia’s best player.

Super Rugby Betting Tips

At the time of writing, the current Grand Final odds are siding with the Chiefs, but the Crusaders are not far behind them in the betting.

However, we are going to go with a slightly bigger price in the Hurricanes. Available at 6/1 with LeoVegas at the time of writing, they have a puncher’s chance of causing an upset.

Despite a bit of squad upheaval, there are some handy players in the Hurricanes XI, none more talented than Jordie Barrett, who is being tipped for great things in the No. 12 role.

Super Rugby History

Super Rugby became a professional competition in 1996, established as the SANZAR (South Africa, New Zealand, Australia Rugby) tournament. It began as a 12-team tournament with teams from South Africa, New Zealand and Australia competing against each other in a round- robin format.

The Super Rugby competition has become one of the most popular rugby competitions in the world and has produced some highly entertaining matches since its inception. The Super Rugby competition is broadcast across many countries around the world, making it one of the most widely watched professional sports competitions.

Super Rugby FAQ

Who won super rugby 2021?

The 2021 Super Rugby season concluded with the Crusaders crowned as champions for a fourth consecutive year. They beat the Chiefs 24-13 in an all-New Zealand final, becoming the first team to win four titles in a row since 2003.

Who won Super Rugby 2022?

The Crusaders beat the Blues by 14 points to take their total tally of titles to up to 14.

Who won Super Rugby 2020?

There was no Super Rugby season in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. All of the Super Rugby teams contested in local competitions instead.

Who is the best Super Rugby team?

If we are to judge the best Super Rugby team in terms of title won, there can be no doubt the best team over the years has been the Crusaders. They hold the record number of Super Rugby titles.

Who is the oldest Super Rugby player?

All Blacks legend Brad Thorn holds the record for the oldest Super Rugby player, at 39 years and 67 days.

How to watch Super Rugby in New Zealand?

All of the matches are being broadcast on Sky Sport.

Where is Super Rugby final being played?

The HFC Bank Stadium in Suva will host the 2023 Super Rugby final.