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

Opinion – Who can even consider Matfield over Davids?

I was closing out my weekend out by reading through the Sunday papers and even though I knew better, was shocked to read that...

Springboks scrape through again

It was a test that promise so much but at the end it did not deliver as the Springboks beat Scotland 26-20 on Saturday. There...

Ireland too good for All Blacks

Ireland have confirm that they can claim the best team in the world in 2018 after beating the All Blacks 16-9 on Saturday. Not many...

Australia manage win against Italy

Australia have finally manage to get a win under the belt when they beat Italy 26-7 on Saturday. Even though they outscored Italy with four...

Wales ran in 10 tries against Tonga

Wales scored seven tries in the second half to get a record win over Tonga on Saturday. Scoring ten tries they eventually beat Tonga 74-24. Tonga...

England struggled passed Japan

Memories of Brighton came to mind on Saturday for the better part of 60 minutes with Japan pushing England all the way on Saturday. It...

WP Rugby distances itself from reports of salary cuts

The leadership of Western Province Rugby has moved to distance themselves from reports of a 25% salary cut for all staff, management and players earning more than R20...

Jean-Luc sign short term deal with Sale Sharks

Springbok and Sharks bug man Jean-luc du Preez have signed a loan deal with Sale Sharks. Du Preez has signed a three month deal as...

Test Preview – Italy v Australia

Italy and Australia will meet this weekend as both have been struggling for form in 2018. Australia have not had a happy 2018 with their...

Papier gets his start for Springboks

The Springbok team for Saturday’s third Test of the Castle Lager Outgoing Tour against Scotland in Edinburgh shows six changes, including two personnel changes...

Test Preview – England v Japan

Japan may be at the end of an angry English side this weekend when they clash on Saturday. England would be hurting after the narrow...

Test Preview – France v Argentina

France will host Argentina on Saturday night at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy. Both teams are coming off losses from last week and funny enough both teams lost...

One change for All Blacks

The All Blacks have one change to their starting lineup for the big clash against Ireland in Dublin. Ryan Crotty will replace the injured Sonny...

Huw Jones back for Scotland

Gregor Townsend has made six changes to his side for the test against the Springboks this weekend. One of the changes sees former Stormers and...

Faf out, Etzebeth available

The Springboks will be without Faf de Klerk this weekend when they face Scotland. De Klerk has been release to play for his club Sale...

Rassie happy with comeback

Suspect Rassie is not alone in being happy with the Springbok comeback over the weekend against France. It was not a good performance from the...

Carrot Ratings – Springboks leaves it almost too late

Even after a few hours sleep I struggle to get myself to feel happy about the win against the French last night. For the better...

Late try save Springboks against France

It was almost déjà vu as the Springboks made it as difficult for themselves as they could against the French on Saturday. It took a turnover on...

Ireland fight for win against Argentina

Ireland did not had it all their way on Saturday when they beat Argentina 28-17 at the end. The Pumas was very much in this...

Wales beat Australia

Wales ended the 13 loses in a row against Australia on Saturday when they got the win 9-6. It was a hard fought test match...

All Blacks come from behind to take win over England

New Zealand was made to work hard on Saturday to take the win over England 16-15 after being down 15-0 at one stage. England score...

Great second half seal it for Scotland

It was a hat-trick for Tommy Seymore that saw Scotland ran away with Fiji on Saturday, beating them 54-17. Fiji started the match on the...

Italy too good for Georgia

Italy was too strong for Georgia in Florence on Saturday when they beat them 28-17. It was a much better performance from the Italians after...

Under Armour Hosts Blitzbokke Rugby Clinic

On Thursday Apollo Brands, the official distributor of Under Armour South Africa hosted a Rugby Clinic hand in hand with De Hoop Primary School and...

Ruggaworld Q&A – Avril Fillies speaks to Blitzbok Physio Hugh Everson

Auntie Avril Fillies got hold of Springboks Sevens Physio, Hugh Everson who will reach the milestone of 100 World Series tournaments. He will only become...

SA Legends – French beat Springbok Classics in Bermuda

2018 is turning out to be a tough year for the Springbok Classic team in Bermuda with another close result not quite going their...

Preview – Ireland v Argentina

Ireland will be back at home this weekend hosting the Pumas on Saturday in their second test match this November. Last weekend they got an...

Le Roux, de Klerk and Mostert back for Boks

The experienced trio of Willie le Roux, Faf de Klerk and Franco Mostert are back in the Springbok starting team for Saturday’s Test against...

Three changes for England to face All Blacks

England head coach Eddie Jones has named his matchday squad to play New Zealand in their second Quilter International Test at Twickenham Stadium on...

Hansen pick strong All Blacks team to face England

All Black coach Steve Hansen has named his strongest possible side to face England on Saturday. After playing an almost second string side against Japan...

Picamoles start at number eight for France

French coach Brunel has made 13 changes to his side to face the Springboks on Saturday from the team that last played against the...

Rumour has it that the Currie Cup format will change in 2019

There was not too many people happy with the 2018 Currie Cup format and although nothing has been said by SA Rugby rumours have...

Silly season in SA Rugby again

This time of year is not just all about the test between the Southern and the Northern Hemisphere, SA Rugby is also going into...

Good news as Etzebeth may still be playing against France

Erasmus received more good news on Monday after the news that overseas base players Faf de Klerk, Francois Louw, Vincent Koch, Cheslin Kolbe and Franco...

Van Zyl signs with Saracens on short term deal

Stormers and Western Province lock Chris van Zyl has signed with Saracens on a short-term deal. Van Zyl didn’t start his professional career in the...

Six Springboks joins squad in France

Rassie Erasmus will be very happy but not as happy as I am that Faf de Klerk, Willie Le Roux Francois Louw, Vincent Koch,...

Encyclopaedia of Black Rugby

I know it is difficult for players, parents fathers, wives, sisters or grandchildren to part with their or the families rugby memorabilia but if...

Legends – Day 1 World Rugby Classic, Bermuda

A try just before the final whistle saw the Canadian Classic team pull off a historic victory at the National Sports Centre in Bermuda...

Kings and Cheetahs suffer losses at home

The Kings and Cheetahs did not manage to get wins over their Irish counter parts on Sunday loosing both their matches. Southern Kings 31-38 Leinster Do...

Wales and Ireland starts with wins

There was two more internationals on Saturday with Wales hosting Scotland and Ireland facing Italy in the USA. Wales claimed the inaugural Doddie Weir Cup as...

Carrot Ratings – Springboks disappointing to say the least

I state before the game that we should be very disappointed to loose this test against England and that is exactly how I feel...

England squeeze out a win against the Springboks

England will be very happy to come away with a win beating the Springboks 12-11 on Saturday. Their was not plenty of quality in this...

Ruggaworld – Match Center

YOUR WEEKEND MATCH CENTER There are four internationals being played this weekend but only two will be broadcasted by SuperSport on Saturday. Here is the full...

Test Preview – England v Springboks

See England are already putting forward that they are going into the test against the Springboks with injuries to major players. This sounds more than...

Test Preview – Inexperienced Italian side to face Ireland

Ireland and Italy will battle in Chicago on Saturday to start their November test series. Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt has named Joey Carbery at...

Erasmus pick Vermeulen, Whiteley and Kolisi as his loose trio

Duane Vermeulen and Warren Whiteley both return to the Springbok starting team and together with Siya Kolisi (captain) they will form a new-look loose...

Test Preview -Huge challenge awaits Japan against All Blacks

It will be an interesting test on Saturday when the All Blacks face Japan in Tokyo. With Hansen resting some of his first choice players,...

New to Ruggaworld

I would like to take the opportunity to welcome five new editors to Ruggaworld. In New Zealand we will have Morne and Rhyno Barnard giving...

New Zealand name Super Rugby squads for 2019

New Zealand has named their 190 professional players that will form their five franchises for next year Super rugby. Thirty-three of these players will make...

Free State beat SWD to stay in Premier Devision

The Free State Cheetahs have retained their place in the 2019 Currie Cup Premier Devision beating the SWD Eagles 36-5 on Tuesday. Free State was...