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Bulls ready to take Saders upfront


Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke restored props Morné Mellett and Trevor Nyakane to the starting line-up for their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Crusaders at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Both props played off the bench in last weekend’s win…

AB thanks South Africa


The Proteas have never felt support like they did during their 2015 Cricket World Cup campaign. On behalf of the entire team, captain AB de Villiers wants to thank all South Africans for their unwavering support.

Deysel to lead Sharks against Force


The Cell C Sharks team to take on the Western Force on Saturday at Growthpoint KINGS PARK sees a number of changes to the side that defeated the Chiefs at the same venue last weekend reports Due to the suspension…

McCaw back at 7 for Crusaders


  Crusaders Head Coach Todd Blackadder has named his side to face the Bulls at Loftus Versfeld Stadium in Pretoria this Sunday morning at 6:10am (NZT).  It includes five changes to the starting line-up that beat the Cheetahs in Christchurch…

SBW returns for Chiefs


The Chiefs have made several changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s clash with the Cheetahs in Hamilton. Amongst the backs, All Blacks midfielder Sonny Bill Williams returns to the run-on side after missing last weekend’s narrow loss to the…

Extended Baby Bok squad named..


The South African Rugby Union on Wednesday announced a large group of players to participate in the Junior Springbok trials camp early next month in Stellenbosch. The trials will kick-start the process to select the Junior Springbok squad of 28…

Springbok Sevens wants Hong Kong..


The Springbok Sevens team are determined to deliver a much improved performance that will be good enough to win a first Hong Kong Sevens title in China this weekend. After several near misses, South Africa are still searching for that…

Highlanders team to play the Stormers


Highlanders Head Coach, Jamie Joseph, has made only two changes to his starting pack to play the South African conference leaders, the Stormers, at Forsyth Barr Stadium on Saturday night in Dunedin.   Hooker, Ash Dixon, will start ahead of Liam…

Crusaders – Illegal scrumming 101


John Mitchell points out exactly how the Crusaders scrum is milking penalties, and lets the Bulls know what they should do about it. By John Mitchell who writes for Vodacom Portal, Get more news and stats at Vodacom Rugby Portal  After six…

Drotske rings the changes


Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has named his team to tackle the Chiefs in a Super Rugby clash at Waikato Stadium on Saturday. Drotske made several changes to his starting line-up from the one which lost 57-14 to the Crusaders in…