Lions unveil new tournament

January 10, 2013 9
The Golden Lions Rugby Union was thrilled to officially launch the much anticipated Lions Challenge series in Johannesburg on Thursday afternoon. Release The new tournament will see the MTN Lions take on a total of sixteen teams between January and July this year. Opposition teams include international outfits such as Russia, Samoa and Namibia, local…

Many changes in Super Rugby

January 10, 2013 8
SANZAR on Thursday announced that halftime breaks for the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season would be extended to 12 minutes. SANZAR also confirmed the draw and all venues for the 120 regular season matches to be played in the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season. With so many changes to the laws, SANZAR announced on Thursday that…

Olivier might miss start of SR season

January 10, 2013 5
The Bulls gets a taste of what the Stormers had to put up with following news that Wynand Olivier might miss the start of their Super Rugby campaign due to his Japanese club advancing in their domestic competition. The Stormers who also allowed one of their players, Peter Grant, to play in Japan in-between Super…

Bismarck to miss start of Super Rugby

January 10, 2013 1
Bismarck du Plessis will miss the start of the Super Rugby tournament which kicks off in mid-February. The Beeld newspaper reported that the Springbok hookers rehabilitation has not gone as expected and that he is set to miss the start of the season.  Bismarck has not been able to train with the rest of the…