Time to punish ping-pong rugby

November 13, 2012 18
The five-second rule has really sped up the matches, but we need more changes. Johnnoo on The Roar The new lineout rules have also been a hit. Overall they indicate a new direction in taking rugby forward, making it a faster, more running game. And ultimately a game with more action, more skill and a…

Community Cup details released

November 13, 2012 0
THE 20-team field for the inaugural SARU Community Cup for SA’s top club rugby teams was confirmed by SARU on Tuesday. The competition kicks off in February 2013. The top-ranked non-university clubs from each of the 14 provinces will be joined by Wild Card clubs Raiders (Golden Lions), Bloemfontein Crusaders (Free State), African Bombers (Eastern…

Mitchell back and raring to go

November 13, 2012 16
Lions head coach John Mitchell returned to work at the Golden Lions Rugby Union offices yesterday morning, following a four month period of absence, and is looking forward to his future at the Union. Mitchell is in the process of settling back in at the Lions and planning ahead for the 2013 season. He says…