SARU cancel EP general meeting to give Watson to fight another day

April 30, 2016 3
Cheeky Watson has once again lived to fight another day as president of the Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU). Photo: Michael Sheehan/Gallo Images A proposed special general meeting, where certain club delegates were expected to again push for a vote of no confidence in Watson, will not go ahead as planned. According to the HeraldLIVE website,…

Match Preview: Jaguares v Kings

April 30, 2016 0
Another late night game from South America this time the Jaguares that will welcome the Southern Kings in Buenos Aires. Much have been expected from the Jaguares team in the beginning of the season due to their success last year in the World Cup and the fact that this team have so many international players…

Sharks end tour with close loss against Chiefs

April 30, 2016 0
Although it was a much better performance from the Cell C Sharks, they just could not pulled it through on Friday against the Chiefs as they lost the game 24-22. The win would not please the Chiefs to much as they were dominated for most of the game by a Sharks team who played not…

Bulls off to the perfect start

April 30, 2016 6
The Bulls made the perfect start on their tour in Australia when they smashed the Force with 42-20 in Perth. The last win the Bulls had in Australia was in 2012 so this win will put all in a good lace for the rest of the tour. They have also gain a bonus point to…

Preview: Stormers v Waratahs

April 29, 2016 3
Newlands will be a very nervous place to be on Saturday with the Waratahs in town to face their beloved Stormers side as we have not  seen the best of the Stormers yet this year. The Stormers have enough quality in their side to be a team that can take it all the way and one…

Match Preview: Lions v Hurricanes

April 29, 2016 1
The Lions have been South Africans most consisting team in the competition this year and they will make a huge statement on Saturday if they can overcome the challenge of the Hurricanes. This will not be easy with some serious injury concerns in their front row with their bacup players that will be tested against the Hurricanes…

EP Kings team for Namibian Welwitschias match

April 28, 2016 0
EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias in the fourth round of the 2016 Currie Cup competition in Namibia on Saturday. Kempson has had to make a number of changes to his squad as a number of his starting players received  call ups…

Varsity Cup organisers ‘not behind phone calls’

April 28, 2016 1
THE organisers of the Varsity Cup have told The Witness directly they are not behind anonymous phone calls made to members of the UZKN Rugby Club, writes Brad Morgan on Sport24 It was alleged earlier in the week that some UKZN players and officials had received anonymous phone calls regarding an ongoing probe into the…

Match Preview: Reds v Cheetahs

April 28, 2016 0
From a very disappointed lost to the Rebels last week the Cheetahs needs to step up their game against the Reds this weekend with them seeming to blow hot and cold from week to week. That the Sunwolves game was a total mismatch and that one in a million games when everything works for you…

Match Preview: Force v Bulls

April 28, 2016 0
The Vodacom Bulls start their overseas tour in Australia against the struggling Force this weekend in a game that they are expected to win and build on the great progress this team have showed the last couple of weeks. The Bulls have the ability to run under the radar in the beginning of every season…

Match Preview: Chiefs v Sharks

April 28, 2016 24
If last week game against the Highlanders was thought to be a difficult one for the Sharks on tour then this week will be a step up for the men from Durban against the Chiefs in New Zealand. We will see firstly Keegan Daniel leading the Sharks outfit and hopefully sifting the spotlight from Beast captaincy…

Snor coaching in Namibia

April 28, 2016 1
Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers is in Namibia assisting with the development of emerging coaches and sport stars. De Villiers was offered a position as development coach with the Trustco Centre of Excellence. He accepted the offer as he felt his services and coaching experience were not wanted in South Africa. One of De Villiers’s…

Junior Boks training squad making solid progress

April 27, 2016 0
Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron on Tuesday said his team was making solid progress in terms of their game plan and mental toughness as their preparations continue for the World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester, England, from 7 June to 25 June. The Junior Springbok training squad faced the Western Province Academy on Tuesday, in…

Pumas side to play Border Bulldogs

April 27, 2016 0
  Head Coach of the Steval Pumas, MJ Mentz announced his 22 man squad for the fourth 2016 Currie Cup Qualifier match of the season this Saturday afternoon in East London.   “The Bulldogs will certainly be on a high after their three consecutive wins and we know they are a difficult team to beat…
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