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Rugby from a footballer

Rugby, the bane of my existence, a footballer’s perspective By: Garth Manuel  I played rugby once…..... ok maybe a bit more than that. From Std 3 to...

Franco and Faf released from Springbok squad

Xerox Golden Lions lock Franco Mostert and Steval Pumas scrumhalf Faf de Klerk have been released from the Springbok camp and will be available...

Dobson names his squad for Currie Cup opener

DHL Western Province coach John Dobson has named his first lineup for the Currie Cup opener in Kimberley on Friday Besides having a bit of...

The truth behind the Kenyan 7’s doping allegations

Kenyan Rugby Union Chairman Mwangi Muthee has stated that the local Anti-Doping Taskforce committee set up by the Kenyan government cobbled together fallacious information. This...

WP send EP packing

Western Province continued their fine run of form with a 49 - 14 victory over the visiting EP Kings at Newlands. The game kicked off...

Updated:Absa Currie Cup Preview : Blue Bulls vs Western Province

Didn’t we just have a North South derby a few days ago? In any event these two traditional rivals square off at Loftus Versfeld...

Absa Currie Cup Preview : Griquas vs Cheetahs

This is probably not going to win the award for game of the weekend but both teams involved will be desperate for the positive...

Currie Cup Preview : Pumas vs Sharks

This weekend’s action kicks off at the Mbombela Stadium where the Pumas will be looking to be horrible hosts to a Sharks side looking...

Western Province whip Lions

Western Province won the top of the table fixture against the Golden Lions by 27 points to 14 Western Province hosted the Golden Lions at...

Absa Currie Cup Round 3 Preview

We have a look at this weekends Currie Cup fixtures and squads Pumas vs Griquas On the face of it this sounds like a game that...

Preview : South Africa vs Argentina

The Springboks kick of their 2014 Castle Rugby Championship campaign with a fixture against the Pumas at Loftus Versveld Pretoria by Clayton Saville Springbok coach...

Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

Its round 2 of the 2014 instalment if the Absa Currie Cup and we give you all the lineups and our thoughts - By...

Springboks vs Argentina : Stats and facts

Some stats and facts about the fixture involving South Africa and Argentina The Springbok starting team boasts a total of 620 Test caps (288 in...

IRB Junior World Cup Final: J-Boks 20 v J-Poms 21 FT

The Junior Springboks overcame New Zealand twice to reach the final but England will be a tough proposition as they will match them physically. Recent...

Boks 38 v Wales 16

The Boks take on Wales in Durban in what promises to be a great game. Recent results:2013: South Africa won 24-15, Cardiff2011: South Africa won...

Brussow, Schalla, Matfield back in Bok fold

World champion Springboks Victor Matfield and Schalk Burger as well as two former Blitzbok stars, Cornal Hendricks and S’bura Sithole, are included in a...

All Black dream fading

"The Pacific Islands - The All Blacks have sucked them dry for years, giving virtually nothing back." NZ Herald - Chris Rattue Steve Hansen sounded like a...

New #DHLDeliveryRun Competition

Another great competition on offer to our Ruggaworld followers brought to you by DHL Express Africa and DHL Stormers. There will be two winners each...

NSW Waratahs Team For Derby Clash Against Queensland Reds

Waratahs Rugby Media Release Tuesday February 25, 2014 Potgieter swaps with Skelton for derby clash against Reds NSW Waratahs coach Michael Cheika has made just...

LIONS TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

VODACOM SUPER RUGBY ROUND 2: LIONS VS STORMERS: Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 23-man team to front the Stormers at Ellis...

2014 Cell C Community Cup

Thursday, 20 February 2014 For the latest Cell C Community Cup news, visit www.sarugby.co.za or follow SARU's official club rugby and Community Cup Twitter...

Sharks 31, Bulls 16

Jake is back, and he has a star-studded line-up to take on a Bulls team that everyone has written off before kick-off. Recent results: 2013: Bulls...

Cheetahs 20, Lions 21

It is Super Rugby time, and the Cheetahs welcome the Lions back to the toughest competition in the world! Recent results: 2012: Cheetahs won 26-5, Welkom 2012:...

Lions are in good hands this season

As far as coaching goes, the Lions are in great hands for their return to Super Rugby in 2014 with the latest consultant they...

Book Review: Springbok Glory; Golden Moments in Springbok Rugby

Stephen Nell’s new book, Golden Moments in the Modern Era, takes you behind the scenes of Springbok rugby since our return from isolation right...

Press Release: DHL Sparks Revival of the DHL Clifton Challenge

Clifton 4th beach, Cape Town Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Cape Town – On Sunday, 19 January 2014, DHL Express Africa along with DHL Clifton Surf Lifesaving...

Tuesday, 21 January 2014 Michael Rhodes to face SARU judicial committee

DHL Western Province and Stormers forward Michael Rhodes will appear before a South African Rugby Union (SARU) judicial committee on Thursday for a dangerous...

DHL Clifton Lifesaving Challenge Competition

Competition time folks, and thanks to the guys at DHL this one is sure to please Stormers fans! DHL will be hosting the DHL Clifton Lifesaving...

Camps Bay gears up for Varsity 7s and Beach Volleyball

Sport lovers are in for a treat next week, when Varsity Sports (VS) will take over Camps Bay during the second edition of the...

Competition: Springbok Factory – What it takes to be a Bok

We are excited to announce yet another competition on RuggaWorld where you can win the amazing book by Liz McGregor; Springbok Factory - What it...

We have a winner #DHLDelivers

Firstly a massive thank you to DHL for making this competition possible and well done to Wentzel for selecting such an interesting and challenging...

#DHLDelivers you a legendary signed Springbok jersey

DHL has a long history of delivering rugby around the world, providing logistics expertise for the Rugby World Cup 2011 and the recent British...

Boks prepared to gamble

The Springboks will take risks and are prepared to gamble with an expansive attacking game against the All Blacks in the decisive match of...

Refs must take note of AB trends

Brenden Nel in his SuperSport column highlights an obvious trend by the All Blacks first raised by Australian coach, Ewen McKenzie, and something referees...

SA’s move North gathers steam

A possible breakaway by South Africa from the current Super Rugby competition under SANZAR to join a new European based trans-border tournament is gathering...

Anger Within – Jonah Lomu

A sneak preview of what looks like a very special documentary of one of the true legends of rugby and someone who changed the...

DuP debacle a miscarriage of justice

"What we saw, in the 15th minute, was the finest of test match tackles and what resulted was a sporting miscarriage of justice." Chris Rattue...

AB’s v Boks – The rivalry to end all rivalries

Came across this awesome piece by Kiwi commentator and good friend of RW, Sumo Stevenson. NZ Herald - Sumo Stevenson For any number of reasons tomorrow's...

Sharks 34, Blue Bulls 18

The Blue Bulls will be hurting badly after last weekend's wallop by the Lions at home but to beat the Sharks in Durban is...

Cheetahs 40, Griquas 20

The two neighbours and Super Rugby partners goes head-to-head this afternoon in what could be the most entertaining game of the weekend. Recent results: 2012: Free...

Pumas 17, Boks 22

After an emphatic victory last week the Boks will do well not to get too complacent, but they are still firm favourites. Recent results: 2013: South...

Blue Bulls 23, Lions 62

With a 6-team strength vs. strength format, the Golden Lions cannot afford a 3rd loss at Loftus tonight. Recent results: 2012: Blue Bulls won 50-29, Johannesburg 2012:...

Cheetahs 15, Sharks 18

It has possibly been one of the most unpredictable starts to the Currie Cup in years - good luck picking a winner in tonight's...

WP 15, Cheetahs 14

WP fans would have been left disappointed following their team's draw against the Blue Bulls last week, but an even tougher assignment awaits them...

Springboks v Pumas

The bookies have the Springboks to win this comfortably - I am not so sure... Recent results: 2012: 16-all draw, Mendoza 2012: South Africa won 27-6, Cape...

Australia 29, All Blacks 47

Australia will be determined to put their disappointing series loss to the Lions behind them as they look to upset the World Cup Champs...

Blue Bulls 15, Griquas 9

It is going to be tough for Griquas to repeat their heroics of last weekend at Loftus against a young Blue Bulls team who...

Sharks 33, Lions 25

Sharks will look to get back on track after their disappointing loss to Griquas last weekend when the host the Lions. Recent results: 2012: Golden Lions...

Richie Gray joins Springboks as breakdown consultant

The Springboks will utilise the skills of Richie Gray as breakdown consultant for the remainder of the Test season in 2013. Gray joined the Springboks...

‘Feed the backs, end the slugfest’

Veteran Brumbies winger Clyde Rathbone says it was ''poetic justice'' the Chiefs became Super Rugby champions with an attacking style, urging officials to tinker...