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South African Superrugby aspirations – The Sharks

Seeing as how the Bok season has died down with a whimper, I thought it fitting that we get our hopes up for the...

Got to love our NZ friends

As much as this article is filled with its and buts, I loved reading this piece on Rugbypass. Scotty Stevenson: The Crusaders won't fear the...

Cheetahs and Kings should head north

News 24 reports that Tony McKeever proposes a new venture to save Cheetahs and Kings. Haven't seen or heard from McKeever in ages and...

British and Irish Lions squad

The British and Irish Lions squad have been named, with CJ Stander getting the nod. The squad will be captained by Sam Warburton   British and Irish...

Bulle se All Black-SOS

I apologise to our non Afrikaans members. I couldn't find an English version of this article. This was reported on Netwerk24. ’n All Black gaan...

Hawks swoop on Cheeky

UPDATE Watson has been released on R2000 bail and case postponed till May NEWS: THE HAWKS SPRUNG INTO ACTION ON FRIDAY (MARCH 31) MORNING TO ARREST...

Liebenberg sidelined

Rugby365 reports the starting team has been announced TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: ARNO BOTHA WILL MAKE A FIRST APPEARANCE FOR THE BULLS IN THIS YEAR'S SUPER RUGBY...

Sweets Marais faces tough task

Nollis Marais (Gallo Images) Brenden Nel - SuperSport Cape Town - Vodacom Bulls coach Nollis Marais faces one of his toughest tests of his career as...

SA arrogance in the game.

Why arrogance a lot would ask. Arrogance, because for a long time we punched above our weight in world rugby, and we believe we...

SA Rugby makes ground-breaking decisions

The General Council of SA Rugby on Friday took a number of ground-breaking decisions that president, Mr Mark Alexander, said he believed would have...

Where has the Bok gone?

This year has been hard on us Bok fans, with most of us simply losing our passion for the team and game we love....

STRAUSS BACKS SPRINGBOK OVERHAUL

We can analyase and complain all we want, Bok rugby is at a low point, let's try and discuss the future. Our Friends over...

SA Rugby plans Springbok review and governance overhaul

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander has outlined plans to overhaul their administration of the game and hold a Springbok review after a disastrous season. Mark...

Pollard to return to training next month

  Flyhalf Handré Pollard will join the rest of the Vodacom Bulls squad on 4 December for a pre-season camp in George and is expected...

Our coach lives in Laalaa land

As if it is not already difficult being AC, News24 brings us this article.   Cape Town - The theme of English press reaction to the...

The 7 most important attacking principles – according to chess

No I haven't suddenly decided that a solid defense should not be your first point of departure. It alone has never once won games,...

New look Boks to take on Barbarians

Patrick Lambie will lead a new-look Springbok team, which includes six uncapped players in the starting line-up and a number of Currie Cup stars,...

Kings boost frontrow stock

Good to see there is some life left in PE   Southern Kings confirm Van der Merwe signing   The Southern Kings will be boosted with the arrival...

Lambie to captain Boks

Monday, 31 October 2016 Lambie to captain Springboks against Barbarians at Wembley Patrick Lambie will captain South Africa in their international match against the Barbarians at...

Jaco Kriel to miss out on EOYT

Kriel to miss end of year Springbok tour   Jaco Kriel sustained a grade two tear of his left MCL in Japan at the weekend. He...

Alexander elected new SARU President

New SA Rugby president maps out priorities   Mr Mark Alexander mapped out a range of immediate priorities for rugby following his confirmation as the new...

Fans have a say

I have been reading a few articles mentioning fans being to harsh on the Boks and coaches, with some mentioning just how bad the...

NZ going for two world records at Eden Park

It seems NZ wants their fans to have their names in the record books as well. Not only will the All Blacks play for...

Redelinghuys to undergo neck surgery – updated

Lions and Springbok prop , Julian Redelinghuys is to go in for surgery this morning in a hospital in Bloemfontein, after a horror injury...

Money or player welfare?

Found this interesting read thanks to that man BC. I cannot help but question the ethics of doctors in sport, if you take into...

Springbok boost for WP ahead of semi final

This report is from rugby365 WP STRENGTHENED AHEAD OF BULLS SEMI MON, 10 OCT 2016 13:35 INJURY UPDATE: WESTERN PROVINCE HAVE BEEN SIGNIFICANTLY STRENGTHENED AHEAD OF THEIR...

Vodacom Bulls fitness report

The Vodacom Blue Bulls have released the following fitness reports before their semi final against Western Province. Flanker Steenkamp will miss the game due...

Jones in stand off with Clubs

It seems Eddie Jones have made few friends in his newest training camps, as rugby365.com reports. JONES IN STANDOFF WITH PREMIERSHIP CLUBS FRI, 07 OCT 2016...

How to beat the All Blacks

I am going to go out on a limb and say I think our best chance at beating the All Blacks today, is for...

From farm boy to Bok skipper

This article is on news24. Good luck to Adriaan in his last run on for Boks in SA. Hope Durban turns out in a...

Steyn set to take centre stage again

Rugby 365 reports that the spotlight will be firmly on Morne Steyn this weekend.   IN THE SPOTLIGHT: MORNE STEYN WILL ONCE AGAIN BE THE SPRINGBOKS'...

Van Zyl called up to replace Paige

A real pity, as Paige had a good game. Congratulations to Piet van Zyl on the call up. Van Zyl replaces Paige in Springbok squad Piet...

Report from Loftus

I decided to write this report as I saw it at Loftus, without taking into account the reports I read afterwards. As a fan,...

New Rugby Boss due to be announced

Our friends over at rugby365, has broken with the news that a new President is set to be announced next month. Thoughts on this?   NEWS: MARK...

What Bok team to choose?

This weekend sees us face a stern test of will. Not only have we not lost to the Wallabies at Loftus, but a loss...

Bok Rugby, Are we seeing the bigger picture.

I have read comments on two articles this week and the debate has been interesting. It has also lead me to question whether we...

Transformation and Quotas

A lot has been made this year of quotas and transformations, writes Aldo We all hate quotas, but the two is not the same thing....

Bring back White

Mark Keohane write in his business day column, that the time has come to bring white in as a consultant. Not a fan of...

All Blacks on attack

After losing another match against the All Blacks, and joining the rest of the world in seeming wonder at how the All Blacks just...

Boks vs NZ – A Labrador’s view

I have read previews, reviews and in depth analysis this week on the up coming clash between our beloved Boks and the All Blacks. It...

Could a NZ B team beat the Boks?

Justin Marshall recently stated that a NZ B team could probably beat any top 4 team. And while it would be difficult to argue with...