Archive for December, 2012

Happy New Year Everyone!

December 31, 2012
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Happy New Year Everyone!

We said our thanks for 2012, so this is one is for the well wishes of 2013!
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Kings sign Adongo

December 31, 2012
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Daniel Adongo’s dream of playing Super Rugby will soon come to fruition when the burly Kenyan forward turns out for Port Elizabeth’s Southern Kings in South Africa’s Eastern Cape Province next season.
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2013, the Year of the Bok

December 30, 2012
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2013, the Year of the Bok

I have been mulling over a subject for my last column of 2012 for about a month now.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup, Springboks, Super Rugby | 13 Comments »

All Blacks’ strange sponsor

December 30, 2012
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The signing of AIG to be jersey sponsor was a coup, but many fans don’t like it.
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Bok Bonus – for Duiwel and all

December 23, 2012
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Here’s a little bonus and a reminder to the way the Boks used to play. Click on the link following.
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Drie Bokke in Wêreldspan

December 23, 2012
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Ietsie om aan te herkou vir die manne wat nog hier kuier: Louis de Villiers kies sy Wêreldspan vir 2012.
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Swartes het beter kans by Lions

December 22, 2012
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Virgili Lacombe, Franse haker van Toulouse, is die vierde oorsese speler wat die Kings vir 2013 se Superrugby geteken het.
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NZRU not keen on TMO powers

December 20, 2012
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There is little appetite within the New Zealand Rugby Union for increasing television match officials’ powers for next year’s Super Rugby season.
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Refs for Super Rugby announced

December 19, 2012
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SANZAR today announced an 18-man strong referee team for the 2013 Super Rugby competition.
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‘Joost best Bok 9 ever’

December 18, 2012
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Former All Black scrumhalf Justin Marshall regards Joost van der Westhuizen as the greatest No 9 in Springbok history.
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Juandre will leave for France after Super Rugby

December 18, 2012
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Vodacom Bulls lock Juandrè Kruger did not extend his contract with the Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd beyond the the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season and will leave the Vodacom Bulls to join up with French club Racing Metro 92.
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Thank you for 2012

December 17, 2012
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Thank you for 2012

I have done so many of these I am wondering if I am blessed or a sucker for punishment!
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Posted in Columnists, RuggaWorld Exclusives | 40 Comments »

Swys named Lions assistant coach

December 14, 2012
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The Golden Lions Rugby Union is pleased to announce the appointment of Swys de Bruin as the new assistant coach for the MTN Golden Lions senior side.
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NBM Sevens kicks off in George

December 14, 2012
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It is all systems go for the inaugural NBM 7sPL tournament at the picturesque Outeniqua Park in George with all 12 teams ready to lay claim to the R1 million prize money that will be on offer.
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Community Cup fixtures for 2013 confirmed

December 11, 2012
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REIGNING national club champions Jonsson College Rovers of KZN will play GAP Despatch in the opening match of the inaugural SARU Community Cup on 16 February next year in Durban.
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Posted in Club Exposure, Club Rugby | 1 Comment »

EP Kings CEO resigns

December 11, 2012
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EP Rugby CEO, Mr Anele Pamba, has resigned from his post with immediate effect. This news has come as a tremendous shock to the staff and Executive of EP Rugby.
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Jake White has a dream

December 9, 2012
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Jake White has made no secret of the fact that he would jump at the opportunity to take charge of Australia’s national team.
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SF: NZ 12, SA 5

December 8, 2012
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Hosts South Africa stormed to the top of Pool A, securing a place in the cup quarter-finals in the third leg of the Sevens World Series in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
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SARU takes ownership of Tests

December 6, 2012
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The Springboks will face their Rugby World Cup 2015 Pool B opponents, Scotland and Samoa (as well as Italy), in an innovative new tournament featuring double-header Test matches in 2013, the South African Rugby Union announced on Thursday.
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Brendon’s wishlist for RW, 2013

December 5, 2012
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Regular contributor, Brendon Shields, gives us his wishlist for RuggaWorld 2013!
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Jonker retires from international refereeing

December 5, 2012
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Leading South African referee Marius Jonker has announced his retirement from international match officiating, although he will continue to referee in South Africa’s domestic competitions.
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Boks draw Samoa (again), Scots for RWC 2015

December 3, 2012
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The Springboks were drawn with Samoa and Scotland in Pool B for the Rugby World Cup in 2015. The Pool Allocation Draw took place in London on Monday afternoon.
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Posted in Rugby World Cup 2015 | 14 Comments »

So how were those Boks against England

December 3, 2012
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So how were those Boks against England

Guest writer Mike Bersiks gives us some insight on the Bok performance against England.
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Posted in Columnists, Original Contributions, Outgoing tours | 29 Comments »

All Blacks looking ‘old and weary’

December 3, 2012
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New Zealand rugby pundits on Monday blamed tiredness at the end of a long season for the All Blacks’ shock loss to England, also suggesting over-confidence contributed to the defeat.
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England 38 v All Blacks 21 (no you read it right)

December 1, 2012
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The All Blacks will look to end their season unbeaten as they face a motivated England side in Twickenham.
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Posted in General Discussions | 24 Comments »

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