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

Serious problems in our game as officials come under fire

It has been an interesting weekend of Super Rugby with most of the talk afterwards about the two games in South Africa, and all...

Déjà vu – The ‘Super’ is no more in Super Rugby

Déjà vu, as I know I spoken about the same thing at the same time last year on the standard of Super Rugby and...

Brits set to get huge fine from SANZAAR

According to reports on RugbyRocks Blue Bulls Schalk Brits could face a fine up to R100 000 for criticising SANZAAR judicial process. Brits who just returned...

It is the final dash for most teams to make playoffs

With seven rounds left it makes for interesting reading who in the South African conference will get that top spot and secure a home...

Match Report – Lions grind it out against Chiefs for the win

It was a game of two halves when the Lions beat the Chiefs 23-17 on Friday. They were clinical in that first forty minutes but...

Match Preview – DHL Stormers v Brumbies

The Stormers are back from their tour and will be at home against the Brumbies this weekend. They came off a great win over the...

Match Preview – Waratahs v Rebels

The two top teams in the Aussie conference will be clashing on Saturday in Sydney. The Tahs are coming off a bye and some off-the-field...

Match Preview – Highlanders v Blues

The Highlanders will have Aaron Smith back in a match which has become a must win for them. He will be playing off the bench...

Match Preview – Cell C Sharks v Reds

It is a massive week for the Cell C Sharks and coach Robert Du Preez after the embarrassment of last week. There are actually no...

Match Preview – Sunwolves v Hurricanes

The Hurricanes are traveling to Japan this weekend to face the Sunwolves in Tokyo. After a bye last week coach John Plumtree made four changes...

Match Preview – Chiefs v Emirates Lions

With another loss against the Brumbies last week the Emirates Lions need a step up this week for more than one reason. The next two...

Monnas set record straight against the Green Machine

In what would be one of Glenwood’s toughest fixtures of the year, Hoërskool Monument, better known as ‘Die Wit Bulle’ travelled down to Durban to...

Kick into the future!

A bursary for tertiary education will be awarded to the best school rugby kicker in the Western Cape. The search is on! While hosting kicking...

Varsity Cup Final – Back-to-back title wins for Maties

Maties had broke the record books on Monday when they won the Varsity Cup for the fifth time. It was also back to back championship...

Folau contract ended by Rugby Australia

Israel Folau received the news today that Rugby Australia has issued him with a Code of Conduct breach notice. This warrant the termination of his...

Paarl Gimnasium continue dominance over Affies

Paarl Gimnasium continued their recent dominance over Affies with a 46-19 victory over the Pretoria side in a Premier Interschools match in Paarl on...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – SA teams back to old habits

Round 9 just gave us more questions than answers. We had the Stormers that surprised all in beating the Aussie log leaders Rebels on...

Mckenzie out of World Cup with ACL injury

Real sad news this morning for Damien Mckenzie and the All Blacks as he will miss the World Cup. The All Black coach Steven Hansen...

All Blacks injury list growing

The All Blacks coaching team will be slightly worried on the list of injured players growing every weekend. Damien McKenzie is the latest that can...

Match Report – Cheetahs too good for Dragons

Tian Schoeman scored 18 points to hand Toyota Cheetahs a hard-fought win over Dragons in South Africa. It was an attritional first forty minutes, with...

All Blacks coaching team believe they need to improve skills and decision making

There are not many teams in the world that do not try and get their game to the level of New Zealanders. During the week...

SA teams will struggle to make playoffs

We are halfway through this years Super Rugby competition and I am between a rock and a hard place on where we could see...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Sharks only light in very dark weekend for SA fans

Not the way we wanted Round 8 to play out with only the Sharks able to get a win this weekend. Seems that injuries and...

Free State High School Association – Pay up or you can not come for...

It is nothing less than disgusting to have learned that Free State High School Association has made a decision to instruct rugby players and...

Opinion – Akker and Brits debacle

As if it is not enough that we have to sit every week through some dodgy decisions by officials on the field we now...

Opinion – Dropping Sunwolves the right call

There will be many opinions on the decision from SANZAAR last week to drop the Sunwolves from Super Rugby. They will no longer be...

Varsity Cup Round 3 Wrap

It was and exciting third round of matches in the Varsity Cup this Monday which saw titanic battles between the teams to get the...

Hendricks replace Kotze for Jaguares

Former Springbok wing, Cornal Hendricks, will make a welcome return to Vodacom Super Rugby on Saturday when the Vodacom Bulls take on the Jaquares...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Great start for SA Teams excluding one

Saturday evening the perception of pre-season and the real thing would have changed, especially for supporters in Cape Town. Round 1 Vodacom Super Rugby Fri 15 February:...

No more excuses for SA teams

Every year, at the beginning of the Super Rugby season we take a look the South African Super Rugby franchises and ask ourselves how...

Stormers and Bulls sweating over players

With Super Rugby kicking off this weekend one expected normally that teams will be rearing to go but one of the big clashes this...

FNB Varsity Cup Wrap – Maties sends message

Never a dull moment when it comes to Varsity Cup rugby on a Monday night. We had Shimlas running away with UWC in their first...

Preview FNB Varsity Cup – Round 2

After an exciting start to this years Varsity Cup we have some great matchups for this Monday night in round 2. Here is tonight schedule: UWC...

10/10 for our Amazing Legends

The first outing of 2019 for the SA Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) was to Cape Town last weekend for an action-packed three days of...

Zambia announce national youth teams

From the 105 initial list which was compiled from both Copperbelt and Midlands, 15 more boys were given a chance to showcase their rugby...

Du Toit say no to Sale Sharks

With all the bad news in WP Rugby we can give the supporters some good news. Springbok Pieter Steph du Toit has said no to...

England humiliate France

Must be one of the worst displays of any French team after England humiliated them on Sunday with 44-8. https://youtu.be/sy4HfmFqboo It could have been even worst...

Small to join White’s Toyota Verblitz

It was reported in Sunday newspaper that Gert Small will leave WP Rugby and join Jake White's Toyota Verblitz. Although one do not what to...

Wales take win in Rome

Wales kept their winning ways as they had to work hard for their win against Italy on Saturday. It was by no means easy but...

Preview – England v France

England has shown their teeth last week against Ireland and must be favourites to lift the trophy this year in the Six Nations. It was...

SR Pre-Season – All the teams for this weekends matches

This weekend is the last time coaches can test players and combinations before the start of the Vodacom Super Rugby 2019 competition. After last week's...

Rugby X to debut in London this year

It is not the first of April, World Rugby has approved a new form of rugby which will be named 'Rugby X' according to...

Marcell Coetzee signs with Ulster till 2022

Marcell Coetzee has signed an extension on his contract with Ulster. This is a major boost for the club after signing a new three-year deal...

Blitzboks disappoint again in Sydney

The Blitzboks poor start to the season continued in Sydney this past weekend as they could only secure fifth spot at the end. They are...

#SuperHeroSunday, Great day for the whole family

At the end the game of rugby won at Cape Town stadium with Marvel and DSTV Super Her Sunday. South African franchises can take a...

Devision at WP Rugby as the infighting goes on.

If only people can put their ego's aside at WP Rugby, then just maybe the union can concentrate on rugby. SARugbyMag has reported that WPRFU...

England lay marker down with bonus point win in Ireland

You will not be able to wipe the smirk of Eddie Jones face all week after his England side did what no one thought...

Cheetahs hold out Kings for bonus point win

The Cheetahs hosted the Southern Kings in Bloemfontein on Saturday and were again able to hold off a late charge from the the Kings...

Scotland start Six Nations with bonus point win over Italy

Scotland started their campaign in this years Guinness Six Nations with a bonus point win over Italy on Saturday, beating them 33-20. https://youtu.be/C5Hqso2v5J0 A late surge...

Sydney Sevens Day 1 – Blitzboks top group

Update Day 1 South Africa will face England in the quarter finals after topping their group although they lost their match against host Australia on...