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

Expert Opinion – Who is the world’s best team

Unfortunately in rugby this is only a hypothetical question. These teams will not play each other unless the global season changes a lot. But that’s...

Former Springboks coach Jake White could replace under-fire Michael Cheika

World Cup-winning former Springboks and Brumbies coach Jake White, and Scotland director of rugby Scott Johnson, have emerged as potential replacements for under-fire Wallabies...

Dubai Sevens 2018/19

This weekend the 2018/19 Sevens series start in Dubai which will be another exciting series in the next few months. We start with Dubai and...

SA Legends – Reaching for the Stars

Babalwa Latsha, 24, is truly representative of the ongoing commitment and hard work of the South African Rugby Legends Association (SARLA). Not only is...

Opinion – We pick our World Team for 2018

We have come to the end of a long season for all the guys in the South. It has been a great End of Year...

Rassie loads Barbarians with Springboks

Head coach Rassie Erasmus has named 13 of his South African tourists in the Barbarians group preparing to face Argentina on Saturday, reports Sport24 They include World Rugby...

Rumours still have Le Roux playing for Bulls in Super Rugby

The Rumours are still doing the rounds that Springbok Willie Le Roux may still be playing Super Rugby for the Bulls next season. Le Roux...

Ireland run away with USA

Andrew Conway scored a hat-trick as Ireland cruised to a 57-14 victory over the USA at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin on Saturday. Despite Ireland fielding a...

Springboks end tour with poor performance

It was the end of a long season for Rassie and the boys and it showed on Saturday when Wales beat the Springboks 20-11. If...

England to good for Aussies

England exposed Australia with a comfortable win on Saturday beating the Aussies 37-18. https://youtu.be/lqV4sL4uZN4 England outscore Australia 4 tries from May, Daly, Cokanasiga and Farrell. Farrell also...

Scotland edge poor Argentina

Scotland ended the November series off with a win against Argentina on Saturday beating them 14-9. https://youtu.be/Zn5Gtvf5kPQ It was a tight contest wit Scotland that had...

Cheetahs edge Benetton at home

The Cheetahs came from behind to take the win over Benetton in Bloemfontein beating them 31-25. With tries from Nico Lee, Shaun Venter and Daniel...

Canada get last spot for Japan 2019 WC

Canada booked their place in next years Rugby World Cup after beating Hong Kong 27-10 in Marseille. They will be playing in Pool B which...

Test Preview – Ireland v USA

I think there are still a few Irish that are celebrating the win last weekend against New Zealand and rightly so but this weekend...

Test Preview – Scotland v Argentina

In the last weekend of international rugby we have Scotland hosting Argentina at Murrayfield. It would have been a hard pill to swallow last week...

Test Preview – England v Australia

England will finish their November test series against Australia this weekend. They had the better of the Aussies since their tour last year in Australia...

Three changes for USA to take on Irish

Head Coach Gary Gold has named his match-day 23 to face No. 2 Ireland in the Men's Eagles' final matchup of the Autumn Internationals...

Rassie keep side unchanged for Wales test

An unchanged Springbok starting side will take on Wales in the final Test match of the 2018 Castle Lager Outgoing Tour to the United...

Gatland pick strongest side possible for Bok clash

Warren Gatland made 14 changes to his starting line-up for their final test match this weekend against the Springboks. Liam Williams will start at fifteen...

No place for Hartley in England in starting lineup

Joe Cokanasiga and Jamie George kept their places in England side from last week as they take on the Aussies this weekend at Twickenham. With...

Fiji team to face the French in Paris

Fiji coach John McKee has named his best possible side to take on France in Paris. According to McKee they are going to Paris to...

Guinness PRO14 Round 9 Preview

The PRO14 is back in action this weekend with plenty of action expected. Ospreys scored a bonus point win over Glasgow while Leinster got six...

Hansen ring the changes for Italy

All Blacks coach Hansen has made a few changes to his team that will face Italy this weekend in Rome. I am afraid that Italy...

Player burnout may add to Erasmus worries

One of any national coach biggest concerns going into a World Cup is injuries. With the amount of matches players are playing in these days...

Erasmus happy to take on Wales without Faf

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus said although Faf de Klerk is available for the Springboks last test this weekend against Wales, he will go with...

Blue Bulls announce shortlist of 3 for head coach

Following the 94th annual board meeting of Blue Bulls Company, and after weeks of speculation in the media, the BBCo have reached a decision...

World Rugby ignores blatant headbutt from Kolisi

World Rugby has been at their best again after this weekend test matches in Europe with another blind eye turned on the incident where...

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...