This Lion will roar

January 11, 2013 8
It is not often that I get a warm, fuzzy feeling when I read something about administration in South African rugby, but the guts and determination of the Golden Lions Rugby Union who is arguably facing their biggest crisis in their 100+ year history is something that deserves more than just an honourable mention. I…

More Mallett on the box

January 11, 2013 5
It seems Nick Mallett will continue to prioritise his budding career as a television pundit, ahead of any possibilities as a coach or perhaps director of rugby somewhere. Rob Houwing, Sport24 I understand from a SuperSport insider that the big fellow with the booming and fearless voice has been nailed down for a new contract…

Stormers name training camp squad

January 11, 2013 1
DHL Stormers head coach Allister Coetzee on Friday revealed a 36-man squad for next week's pre-season camp in Hermanus ahead of the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament which kicks-off late next month. Springboks Gio Aplon, Andries Bekker, Schalk Burger, Deon Carstens, Jean de Villiers, Juan de Jongh, Eben Etzebeth, Bryan Habana, Tiaan Liebenberg and Duane…

Habana confirms Toulon move

January 11, 2013 11
After news broke earlier in the week that Springbok and Stormers wing, Bryan Habana is negotiating with French club Toulon, the winger confirmed that he has signed a pre-contract agreement. The deal is said to be a 3-year stint for the French club which will start and the end of the 2013 Super Rugby season.…