Monthly Archives: December 2013

Edinburgh lures another SA star

Carl Bezuidenhout, who helped the Pumas regain their Currie Cup status, has become the latest South African to join Alan Solomons at Edinburgh. The 27-year-old, who began training at Murrayfield on Monday, joins other SA players like Wicus Blaauw (from…

Oud-Matie voer UP-Tuks aan

Die oud-Matie Reniel Hugo is gister aangewys as UP-Tuks se FNB Varsitybeker kaptein vir 2014. Die 23-jarige Hugo, wat vir sy skitterspel vir Maties in die 2013-kompetisie met die Beste Voorspeler-toekenning beloon is, is in 2014 ‘n nagraadse student aan…

Rookies of the year

The South African rugby conveyer belt continues to produce fine young talent; we look at five newcomers who caught the eye this year. One of the major strengths of South African rugby is the amount of talent constantly coming through…

Great Rugby Quotes

Some great quotes over the years. Let us know of any you have heard. After an All-Blacks surprise loss to the French in the 1999 Rugby World Cup: “The French are predictably unpredictable.” Andrew Mehrtens. After biting Sean Fitzpatrick’s ear:…

Sharks Jersey for 2014

International Sports Apparel Company BLK on Friday unveiled the Sharks’ home and away replica jerseys ahead of the 2014 Super Rugby season, reports Sharks website editor Michael Marnewick. The playing and replica jersey design project commenced immediately following the announcement…

Fellow SA refs hail Kaplan

Fellow South African referees have paid tribute to Jonathan Kaplan, who recently retired from top level refereeing. Kaplan, who was the first referee to take charge of 50 Test matches, enjoyed an illustrious career which featured a series of memorable…

Big boost for Cape Town Tens

The Cape Town Tens rugby event on Wednesday announced plans for a ground breaking sponsorship of the 2014 event. Food Lover’s Market has become the exclusive food partner of the event and will be delivering a unique and premium food…