Greg Growden's Super Rugby tips
July 18, 2013
19:35 local, 07:35 GMT, 17:35 EST, 17:05 CST, 15:35 WST
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OK, the fearless tip: the Crusaders to go all the way and win the Super Rugby title. Yeah, crazy stuff, I know, but this successful province knows all about tough assignments. Admittedly Reds coach Ewen McKenzie has a good record against New Zealand teams, but his line-up, even with the return of Will Genia and James Horwill, is inferior to his 2011 champions.
Follow live text commentary of the Super Rugby qualifier between the Crusaders and the Reds on Saturday, July 20, from 7pm (NZT), 5pm (EST), 7am (GMT)
16:10 local, 06:10 GMT, 16:10 EST, 15:40 CST, 14:10 WST
The Brumbies could not play any worse than last week, and management will be hoping that was just a Lions tour hangover moment; otherwise their season will end prematurely. Home ground and the travel factor, which will work against the Cheetahs, are important here.
Follow live text commentary of the Super Rugby qualifier between the Brumbies and the Cheetahs on Sunday, July 21, from 5.45pm (NZT), 3.45pm (EST), 6.45am (GMT)
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