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Better known as Bunny, Took over after Pissant went over to the "Dark Side"

Tribute to Mr Nice Guy – Pat Lambie

We almost knew that it was coming even before Pat Lambie moved to France but it still feel it is way too soon. Patrick Lambie...

Weekend Wrap

Here as summary of what happened this weekend so far... Munster wrapped up top spot in Pool 2 of the Champions Cup after they edged Exeter 9-7 at Thomond Park,...

Willemse joins Edinburgh

The Southern Kings have lost another player in hooker Michael Willemse who has according to reports agreed to join Edinburgh from next season. Willemse played...

Good and bad news for Aussies

There is some good news but then also some bad news for the Wallabies coming out of Australia as most franchises started to get...

Update on Jean-Luc injury

A few weeks ago we reported that Jean-Luc du Preez got injured playing for Sale Sharks while on loan to the club. The extend of...

Sale Sharks want two more Boks

There are again some reports of Springboks signing with European clubs, this time around the names of Steven Kitshoff and Akker van der Merwe...

Back in History – From Rugby to Soccer stars

Not many South Africans can boast that they have soccer ties with soccer players that represented England and played for Dagenham, Luton Town, Queens...

Lood speak about Bulls captaincy

The Vodacom Bulls new captain speaks about his captaincy https://youtu.be/5dF-9C_TrmE

Reinach named Premiership Player of the month

If Rassie Erasmus is looking for a number nine to back up Faf de Klerk, then maybe he needs to look at Cobus Reinach. Reinach...

Tahs sign Le Roux Roets

The Waratahs have signed Le Roux Roets on a one-year deal for the 2019 Super Rugby competition. Roets played Currie Cup rugby for the Lions,...

Willemse included in French Six Nations squad

Former Bulls forward Paul Willemse has been included in Jacques Brunel Six Nations squad. Willemse got his French passport late last year that made him...

CJ leaving Griquas coaching team

“It is with regret that the Griquas rugby union announces that we will be parting ways with our recently appointed Forwards Coach, CJ van...

Lions sign Stephan Lewies

With the departure of Springbok Franco Mostert it was not easy to find a replacement for the Lions. The so-called enforcer has been an important...

Super Hero Sunday tickets on sale NOW

Tickets to the much-anticipated Super Hero Sunday Double Header on February 3, hosted by the City of Cape Town at the Cape Town Stadium,...

R.I.P. Springbok great Johan Claasen

A sad way to start the year as we say goodbye to Oom Johan Claassen who died at the age of 89. He was not...

Youth Rugby making waves in Zambia

Earlier, The Academy gave out rugby balls and whistles to Teachers at Jack and Jill School in Kabwe to be used by the kids...

Lood de Jager named Bulls captain

Following the announcement of POTE HUMAN as Vodacom Bulls HEAD COACH a few weeks ago, the Blue Bulls Company would like to now confirm the following positions that will...

Super Rugby 2019 – Who moved to which franchise

With a few weeks till the start of the 2019 Super Rugby we looked at the player transfer. Here is a comprehensive list of Super Rugby...

Cheetahs ready for Zebre

After a good break over the festive season the Cheetahs are back to work preparing for their clash with Zebre this Saturday. Wing Rabz Maxwane...

Davids pick his squad for tour.

With the Southern Hemisphere in hibernation at the moment the Kings and Cheetahs are in the middle of their PRO14 campaign. The Southern Kings will...

Jaguares name squad for 2019 Super Rugby

The Jaguares has made some changes to their Super Rugby squad. They will start their pre-season training this coming week and will want to make...

Faf stay with Sale Sharks till 2023

Sale Sharks has secure the signature of Faf De Klerk till the end of 2023 season. A nominee for the 2018 Player of the year,...

Goodbye 2018, here we come 2019

Standing at the end of 2018 we look back at the year, and although it was not the greatest for South African teams we...

Kempson join the Kings

The Kings will have the service of former Springbok prop Robbie Kempson till the end of the PRO14 season. Kempson will be used as a...

Perfect Christmas present for Americano

Ja, ja I know this is a few days old but thought it would be the perfect present for Americano on Christmas day that...

Merry Christmas …..

We want to wish everyone a ver merry Christmas and hope that you and your family are having a ball this festive season. Hope that...

Still a few overseas players on Rassie radar for 2019

You should never put any faith in the Sunday papers but at this time of year we like to get some good news. According to...

Rugby365 – How Stormers halted Bulls raid

SUPER RUGBY SPOTLIGHT: Just over a week ago they were still on the ‘wanted’ list at the Bulls. Next year Western Province’s successful Currie...

Springboks will face Japan before World Cup

Although the news came out at the EOY tour, it is now official, the Springboks will play Japan as a warmup test before the...

Sharks honour ‘Beast’ in new kit

Since making his senior debut for the Cell C Sharks back in 2007, Tendai “Beast” Mtawarira, the 144 player to represent The Sharks, has...

Never a dull moment at WP Rugby

There has been a lot of news coming out of the Cape this past week and some good, some bad and some unexpected. Let's start...

Cheika stay in job but……

Michael Cheika will stay on as Wallabies coach through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup but his authority will be reduced with Scott Johnson...

In the News this week

Although our players are taking some well earned rest there is still some breaking news coming through. It has been reported that Eben Etzebeth has...

SA Rugby Player of the Year nominees

Two previous winners, Pieter-Steph du Toit and Malcolm Marx, are among the five nominees for the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year Award...

Pote Human named Bulls coach

The Blue Bulls announced on Tuesday that Pote Human will coach the Bulls in the Super Rugby next year. He did well with the Blue...

Fiji take Cape Town Sevens

Fiji was just too good for the USA in the Cup Final at the Cape Town Sevens on Sunday as they were crown Champions. The...

Christmas deadline: Stay or Go….

Sure Michael Cheika new theme song will be The Clash hit from back in the day. https://youtu.be/BN1WwnEDWAM   The future of Michael Cheika is still unclear after...

Did Matfield say no to Bulls job?

According to Rapport Victor Matfield said no to the Bulls coaching job. Apparently the Bulls has asked Matfield to reconsider his shock decision in turning...

Blitzboks top pool despite losing to New Zealand

Day One of the Cape Town Sevens saw host nation South Africa, USA, Fiji and Australia finish on top of their pools on an entertaining day of action. Despite losing...

SANZAAR rejects Super Rugby bid for Pacific Islanders

It seems it is all about the money and the Pacific Islanders do not have it. The Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) have revealed they submitted...

Kings closer to key deal

The Southern Kings are close to change ownership which will see the franchise becoming a true professional franchise. This weekend the Kings and stakeholders will...

Emirates Lions reveals 2019 jersey

With 113 years of rugby apparel expertise, Canterbury has again pushed the boundaries of innovation in the new Emirates Lions Vodacom Super Rugby Jersey. Hours...

Rugby Legends contribute to the Cycle of Change

  A colourful peloton of 70 exhausted but jubilant cyclists entered central Durban late afternoon on the 3rd December having just completed 606km over a...

Cape Town Sevens this weekend

The HSBC Cape Town Sevens delivers some of the most exciting, competitive and exciting matches you will find during the ten tournament series. All the...

Marvel magic for Vodacom Super Rugby in 2019

South African rugby is entering a whole new universe in 2019 as SA Rugby, SuperSport, Vodacom and Marvel team up to bring Super Heroes...

PUMA show us Bulls 2019 Kit

Official technical partner PUMA has launched the 2019 Home and Away kit for the Vodacom Bulls and Blue Bulls, which will be worn for...

Gallagher Premiership Preview – Round 9

The English Premiership moves into round 9 this weekend. The weekend begins under the lights at Twickenham Stoop as Harlequins bid to give league leaders...

Bulls confirm Brits signing

The Bulls have confirm on Friday that they signed Springbok Schalk Brits for the 2019 Super Rugby campaign. Brits will join the Pretoria Franchise in...

Dubai Sevens Score Updates – Live now on SuperSport

The 2018-2019 World Sevens Series kicked off this morning and we will bring you all the results and news right here. The defending champions, the...

Breaking News – Cheetahs shocked by Naka shooting

Cheetahs CEO Harold Verster says the union and franchise is "in shock" after hearing the news that former Springbok hooker Naka Drotske was shot at a smallholding outside...