SR: Vodacom Bulls 23, Cell C Sharks 19 Read more

SR: Vodacom Bulls 23, Cell C Sharks 19

The big questions is: Can anyone beat the Sharks? The Bulls believe they can, if they play to their true potential – more like their performance against the Blues a fortnight ago. However, they are up against a team blessed with having two genuine playmakers in their backline in Pat Lambie and Francois Steyn. The […]

SR: Lions 23, Reds 20 Read more

SR: Lions 23, Reds 20

The Reds are determined to bounce back from last week’s disappointment, when they felt hard done by a few decision from the match officials. They will encounter another South African referee, Stuart Berry, who has come under fire from SANZAR Game Manager Lyndon Bray for his handling of the Blues game against the Lions last […]

A bitter pill to swallow – Coetzee Read more

A bitter pill to swallow – Coetzee

The Men from Cape Town conceded a last-minute penalty try to the Brumbies to miss out on a losing bonus point as they suffered a third tour defeat in the process. Speaking to the website from his team’s base in Canberra afterwards, Coetzee said: “This is definitely a bitter pill to swallow for us, […]

SR: Force 18, Chiefs 15 Read more

SR: Force 18, Chiefs 15

The Western Force return home to take on the two-time defending champions, the Chiefs. A big crowd is already building for Saturday’s clash, following the Western Australians’ consecutive bonus-point wins in their last two outings and the side is looking to continue that momentum against the unbeaten Chiefs. What has emerged from the past fortnight […]

SR: Brumbies 25, DHL Stormers 15 Read more

SR: Brumbies 25, DHL Stormers 15

The Brumbies, after a slowish start to the season, are beginning to find their true form. A bruising win over the Waratahs last weekend has set the tone for the rest of the season, but it has come at a cost for the Brumbies. Three key players – led by wing Henry Speight – picked […]

Tokyo IRB 7’s Read more

Tokyo IRB 7’s

South Africa head into this weekend’s Tokyo tournament only two points behind IRB Sevens World Series leaders New Zealand. With try-scoring machine Seabelo Senatla back in the team, the side will be aiming to reclaim the Series lead at the Prince Chichibu Stadium. South Africa lost to New Zealand in the Final of the Wellington […]

SR: Blues 40, Toyota Cheetahs 30 Read more

SR: Blues 40, Toyota Cheetahs 30

The Super Rugby season may be just over a month old, but already the Blues and Cheetahs are entering must-win territory when they go head-to-head at Eden. The Blues have been all about big-name recruitments in the off-season, none of whom has repaid their hefty sales tags. Benji Marshall, after one start at fullback, is […]