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

Human or Theron for Bulls coaching gig?

After Saturday's semi final at Newlands Blue Bulls coach Pote Human made it clear that he want to coach the Bulls in the Super...

Aplon, Reinach to join Boks?

As per norm a week before a Springbok squad is announced the media will speculate on who will be the surprise selection and if...

Wallabies loose Hodge for November test

Cheika Wallabies have suffered a major blow with the news that Reece Hodge will miss out on the one-off test against the All Blacks...

Queensland to meet Fiji Drua in NRC Final

The 2018 National Rugby Championship Final will be contested between the Fijian Drua and Queensland Country after two intense semifinals this weekend. For the first...

Vermeulen back, Beast out

A preliminary Springbok training squad of 20 for the forthcoming Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United Kingdom and France was announced on Sunday,...

Province win epic 100 min semi to host final next week

Last week Province only needed 40 minutes to earn a win and a bonus points against the Blue Bulls at Loftus, this week they...

Sharks power through to this years Currie Cup Final

It was two tries from Daniel Du Preez and Sbu Nkosi that gave the Sharks the win against the Lions to advance to next weeks...

Tigers see off Scarlets

Leicester Tigers got their Champions Cup campaign back on track when they claimed a 45-27 victory over the Scarlets at Welford Road on Friday. In...

SWD Eagle take First Devision trophy

It was magical scenes in George when the SWD Eagles came from behind on Friday night to win the Currie Cup Fist Devision against...

Cloete extend his Munster stay

Former Southern Kings flanker Chris Cloete will stay with Munster until 2022 after extending his contract with the club. He came to Munster in 2017...

Preview Currie Cup SF – DHL WP v Vodacom Blue Bulls

In the second semi final this weekend DHL Western Province will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Newlands. It is a repeat of last weeks...

SARLA appoints John Smit to board

It is with great pride that the South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA) announces the appointment of retired rugby legend, John Smit, to the...

Preview Currie Cup SF1 – Cell C Sharks v Xerox Golden Lions

It is playoffs this weekend and we will have the Cell C Sharks taking on the Xerox Golden Lions as well as the DHL...

Currie Cup SF – Golden Lions welcome three Springboks for Semi

The Golden Lions have included Springboks Elton Jantjies, Aphiwe Dyantyi and Warren Whiteley in their team for Saturday facing the Sharks in the Currie...

Currie Cup SF – Nyakane moves to loosehead for Blue Bulls

The Blue Bulls will be coming to Newlands to upset the tournament favourites, Western Province on Saturday. Bulls coach Human has opted to move Springbok...

Currie Cup SF – Leyds and Agustus back for Province

Defending champions Western Province have made four changes to their side to host the Blue Bulls in the second semi final this weekend. Coach Dobson...

Currie Cup SF – Du Preez move Bosch back to fullback

The Sharks will be facing the Golden Lions on Saturday in the first semi final for this years Currie Cup. Securing a home semi final...

England name squad for November Internationals

England coach Eddie Jones has named a 36-man squad to play in the November Internationals. There first test will be against the Springboks and the...

Townsend include three uncapped players

Scotland coach Gregor Townsend named three uncapped players in his squad of 40 players for the November test. Sam Skinner, Sam Johnson and Blade Thomson...

Gatland name his squad for November test

Wales coach Gatland have named his squad for the November test series which will include two uncapped players in Luke Morgan and Jonah Holmes. Gatland...

Jake – Rassie’s Boks ready for RWC

One of the most meaningful things I ever got was a letter after my first Test in New Zealand as Springbok coach. Doug Howlett...

Huge clashes expected in Durban and Cape Town

It is Currie Cup semi finals this weekend with the four Super Rugby franchises, Currie Cup sides contesting for this year's championship. The Golden Lions...

England without Vunipola for November test

Eddie Jone will be without Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola who has been ruled out for 12 weeks after suffering a broken arm against Glasgow on Sunday. He...

Saffa’s abroad – Kwagga helps dismantle Coetzee’s Eagles

SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s European Champions Cup, European Challenge Cup and Japanese Top League matches involving South African players. EUROPEAN CHAMPIONS CUP Pool...

Wrap – European Championship Cup and Challenge

European Championship kicked off this weekend and here is the wrap from round 1 Glasgow Warriors 3-13 Saracens The trio of Gallagher Premiership Rugby victories was...

Currie Cup semi finals decided

DHL Western Province have ended the Currie Cup season unbeaten with 30 log points. Not even Mother Nature could stop the Province side on Saturday...

Bulls still hopeful to sign Brits and have Le Roux on their radar

It seems the Bulls have already secured Springbok Daune Vermeulen for next years Super Rugby tournament  and they are not done recruiting yet. Sunday newspaper...

Province awarded the win after lightning stops proceedings at Loftus

I was lucky or is it unlucky enough to be sitting at Loftus when I witness the first time I can remember a game...

Sharks wat to good for Griquas in Kimberley

The Cell C Sharks was ruthless in their victory over Griquas on Saturday in Kimberley when they ran away with things beating Griquas 41-11. The...

WP wing get lengthy ban

Western Province under-19 wing Christian Ambadiang will only be allowed to play rugby again in March after being found guilty of serious foul play. According to Netwerk24, Ambadiang...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

Vermeulen set to sign with Bulls

According toNetwerk24 Vermeulen is set to play for the next two years in Pretoria. In August, a report indicated that the Bulls, in partnership with SA...

Golden Lions book playoff spot

The Golden Lions have booked their place in the Currie Cup semi-finals after defeating the Pumasat Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit on Friday evening. The Golden Lions won 33-21 after leading 24-14 at half-time. In...

Schoolboy doping violations ‘alarming’

The expectation on young men to make rugby a career are so huge that six players caught is just the tip of the iceberg. Personally...

Currie Cup Preview

With the test rugby finish for now until November, we turn our full attention to the Currie Cup in last round of matches before...

South African Van der Merwe chasing Scotland team

Duhan van der Merwe has revealed he is hoping to follow in the footsteps of his team-mates and countrymen WP Nel and Cornell du...

World Rugby approves revised TMO trial

A revised TMO protocol will be trialled during the tier-one Test matches in November with the aim of leaving greater decision-making responsibility with the...

Officials picked for EOY tour

What do you get when you bring together a Aussie, Welshman, Frenchmen and an Englishmen? The men in the middle for the four test the...

The 1014 Rugby guys look at the Pretoria test

Really love these guys take on the game. Here is the 1014 Guys taking a look what made the Pretoria test such a great...

Five contenders for the Champions Cup

The European Champions Cup starts this weekend and we have a few matches that will be on Super Sport. It should be another cracker in...

Specman signs with Bulls

Specman signs with Vodacom Blue Bulls with several players extending contracts until 2020 The Blue Bulls Company is excited to announce the signing of BlitzBok...

Michael Cheika set to face Rugby Australia board

Rugby Australia are unhappy with the Wallabies’ performances in 2018 but will wait for the team’s coach, Michael Cheika, to present to the board before deciding...

Boks timing a charge beautifully

If you are a South African cursing, or bitterly mocking the Springboks for their late surrender to the All Blacks in a cracking Test match at Loftus, I...

All Blacks to take 51-man squad to Japan

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has revealed that he will take a 51-man squad to Japan ahead of their end-of-year tour to Europe. Hansen said an extended...

Benetton claim victory over Kings

It was another dismal weekend for the two South African sides in the PRO14 with both the Cheetahs and Kings losing again. Benetton Rugby returned...

Great second half give Aussies win in Salta

Australia recovered from a sizeable 31-7 deficit at the interval to defeat Argentina 45-34 in their Rugby Championship clash in Salta on Saturday. https://youtu.be/oKZNFoTW3vc The visitors, who scored through Michael Hooper,...

Boks Carrot Ratings – From a high to a low in 8 minutes

It is bitterly disappointed to loose a test like this when you so far ahead with minutes to play. It is one of those that...

Marx: Boks deserved the win

Malcolm Marx says he would happily trade his Man of the Match award for what he believed would have been a deserved win for...

Disappointment as All Blacks snatch it at the end

It was a two point game at Loftus with the All Blacks getting two tries in the last 8 minutes to beat the Springboks...

50th Up for Willie ‘Messerschmitt’ Le Roux

We normally do not do this but just because Americano have given us so much joy with his comments on this site and his...

Something to make ‘Americano’ day

Rassie Erasmus has hailed Willie le Roux’s influence as the ‘backbone of the Bok team’ ahead of his 50th Test this Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS in...