Smal in WP & Stormers shake-up (Update)

March 24, 2014 11

TweetWestern Province and the Stormers are set for a major shake-up next week, when Gert Smal will be appointed as Director of Rugby. The former Stormers head coach, who was Ireland forwards coach for four […]

Ikeys packing for Potchefstroom

March 24, 2014 5

Tweet A late penalty from replacement Rhyno Smith saw FNB NWU-Pukke clinch a 19-18 victory over NMMU in Potchefstroom to set up their first-ever home FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International final. NWU-Pukke will […]

Lambie’s season curtailed

March 24, 2014 17

TweetThe Sharks have been dealt a sizeable blow with the news that highly-rated fly-half Pat Lambie’s Super Rugby season is over. Lambie picked up a knock early on in the Durban-based franchise’s narrow defeat to […]

Liebenberg joins walking wounded

March 24, 2014 5

Tweet DHL Stormers hooker Tiaan Liebenberg has also flown home from his team’s Vodacom Super Rugby tour of Australia, joining Schalk Burger who returned to Cape Town on Sunday. Burger is out with a slightly […]

Aussie get domestic series

March 24, 2014 4

TweetAustralian Rugby Union today announced nine teams will compete in the inaugural season of its new domestic rugby competition, the National Rugby Championship, which will kick off in August this year. The competition will include […]

Aplon leaves, Sevens Bok signs for Stormers

March 24, 2014 0

Tweet Veteran WP and Stormers utility back Gio Aplon will further his career abroad at the end of the 2014 Super Rugby season. However, two young backline talents have been signed to make up for […]

Super Rugby refs axed for poor displays

March 24, 2014 9

Tweet South African official Stuart Berry – who whistled the Queensland Reds off Ellis Park in Johannesburg on the weekend – is among four Super Rugby referees axed for poor performances. Berry, compatriot Lourens van der Merwe, […]

Matfield mastermind in Bulls

March 24, 2014 4

Tweet Bulls coach Frans Ludeke said that a few key ajustments made by Victor Matfield have been central to their recent success. The Bulls beat the Sharks in their return match at Loftus Versfeld on […]