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Lions coach stays to end 2016

December 12, 2014
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Lions coach stays to end 2016

Johan Ackermann has confirmed he will stay on till October 2016 with the Lions.
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Posted in Currie Cup, Lions, Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities, Super Rugby | No Comments »

Lions get big name sponsorships

December 11, 2014
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Lions get big name sponsorships

Chinese proposed Brumbies sponsor Huawei and former Force Sponsor Emirates have signed on as Lions SR sponsors   Emirates, a global connector of people and their passions, and the Lions, one of South Africa’s top rugby teams, today announced a five-year sponsorship agreement. The agreement will see Emirates become the title sponsor of the...
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Posted in Lions, Super Rugby, SupeRugby, Supporters, Xerod Golden Lions, Xerox Golden Lions | 7 Comments »

20 Players for EOYT Bok camp

October 5, 2014
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20 Players for EOYT Bok camp

Prep camps and deals to rest players with provinces. Looks like SARU’s getting something right.              
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Posted in ABSA Currie Cup, Outgoing tours, Rugby Administration, SARU, Springboks | 6 Comments »

Two changes to Lions for top of table clash in Slaapstad

August 21, 2014
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Two changes to Lions for top of table clash in Slaapstad

The Lions moved Warwick Tecklenburg and Willie Britz into the Starting XXII in the only changes for their clash with WP.    
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Posted in ABSA Currie Cup | 10 Comments »

New Look Bok jerseys

April 1, 2014
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New Look Bok jerseys

In keeping with its transformation policy SARU has decided to also change the Bok jersey. What do you think?
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Posted in Original RuggaWorld Content | 8 Comments »

New Currie Cup format to save Griquas

February 13, 2014
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New Currie Cup format to save Griquas

The new Currie Cup format will see the premiership expanded to eight sides.              
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Posted in Currie Cup, Rugby Administration | 1 Comment »

Locals in Japan

November 6, 2013
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Locals in Japan

Twitterite and RW commentator Sackey has been following our local stars in Japan and gives us a lowdown on what is happening to our boys there.            
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Posted in Columnists, Original Contributions, Other Unions / Teams, Rugby Personalities, RuggaWorld Exclusives | 10 Comments »

A WORLD 23… Heck why not…

November 6, 2013
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A WORLD 23… Heck why not…

Columnist Benedict Chanakira indulges in our favorite pastime… naming favorite players. As the best teams in the world shape up for tests this coming weekend… who gets a nod for YOUR 23 best in the world today    
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Posted in Columnists, General Discussions, International Teams | 7 Comments »

The EOYT and what we can expect

October 31, 2013
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The EOYT and what we can expect

Benedict Chanakira gives us his previews on our opponents in the EOYT.    
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Posted in Columnists, Original Contributions, Original RuggaWorld Content, Outgoing tours, Rugby Internationals, Springboks | 5 Comments »

Border Rugby Part 2 – a visit and the future

October 30, 2013
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Border Rugby Part 2 – a visit and the future

Benedict Chanakira visits the East London sides and gives his views.
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Posted in Columnists, Expert Opinion, Original Contributions, Original RuggaWorld Content, Rugby Administration | 4 Comments »

Border Rugby – its future and past Part 1

October 29, 2013
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Border Rugby – its future and past Part 1

Our new columnist Benedict Chanakira takes a look at Border’s past with a view to the future.    
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Posted in Columnists, Domestic Rugby, Expert Opinion, Opinion, Original Contributions, Rugby Administration, RuggaWorld Exclusives | 29 Comments »

It’s Pumas and Griquas in the first promotion relegation match

October 16, 2013
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It’s Pumas and Griquas in the first promotion relegation match

New columnist Benedict Chanakira previews the weekend’s promotion  relegation battle      
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Posted in General Discussions | 9 Comments »

Preview the semi finals

October 16, 2013
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Preview the semi finals

Rats join me in welcoming a new columnist, Benedict Chanakira to our roster of experts. Today he previews the semis for us.
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Posted in Columnists, Currie Cup, Expert Opinion | 10 Comments »

Horwill escapes the IRB’s attempted Bloody Azizes

July 2, 2013
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Horwill escapes the IRB’s attempted Bloody Azizes

Horwill will play despite the British media’s trial.
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Posted in British & Irish Lions Tour 2013, Disciplinary | 8 Comments »

Blues halves out for Cheetahs clash

July 1, 2013
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Blues halves out for Cheetahs clash

Good news for Cheetahs as two key Blues men out.
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Argentina squad for TWC named

July 1, 2013
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Argentina squad for TWC named

Nice settled look. Hopefully few injuries this season.
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Posted in Castle Rugby Championship, Other Unions / Teams | 8 Comments »

Plumtree unhappy

July 1, 2013
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Plumtree unhappy

Duhhh… as if he was going to say Yay I lost my job!
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Posted in Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities, SA Unions / Teams | 1 Comment »

The REAL log is back

July 1, 2013
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The REAL log is back

After a break for test matches our resident genius has set out the REAL log…
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Posted in Columnists, Expert Opinion, Super 15 | 1 Comment »

Full strength Cheetahs to test Stormers

June 26, 2013
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Full strength Cheetahs to test Stormers

Well aside from Johan Goosen of course
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Posted in Super 15, Super 15 Team Updates, Super Rugby | 14 Comments »

Stormers for Cheetahs see Fourie back

June 26, 2013
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Stormers for Cheetahs see Fourie back

Deon Fourie returns to skipper as JDV is gone
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Posted in Super 15, Super 15 Team Updates | 3 Comments »

Bulls for Kings clash

June 26, 2013
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Bulls for Kings clash

Weak Bokless Bulls to meet Kings in Pretoria
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Lions 35 v Rebels 0

June 25, 2013
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Lions 35 v Rebels 0

The Lions have named a strong side to avoid the Canberra embarrassment
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Posted in British & Irish Lions Tour 2013 | 4 Comments »

Aussies and Lions news

June 25, 2013
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Aussies and Lions news

Lots of tidbits about – it’s media war.
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News from all over

June 24, 2013
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News from all over

With snarky commentary where required…
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Posted in Original Contributions, Original RuggaWorld Content | 12 Comments »

Bokke 56, Samoan dirtbags 23

June 22, 2013
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Bokke 56, Samoan dirtbags 23

Yes it’s true. I said it. Samoa are scum. They always play dirty against the Bokke and escape. Will today be different?
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Posted in Incoming Tours, International Teams, Match Threads, Springboks | 22 Comments »

Scotland 30 v Italy 29

June 22, 2013
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Scotland 30 v Italy 29

Wooden spooners in a comp that just embarrassed them.
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Posted in Incoming Tours, International Teams, Match Threads | Comments Off

Wallabies 21 v Lions 23

June 22, 2013
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Wallabies 21 v Lions 23

Aus have never beaten the Lions in Brisbane. Can they break a seven match losing streak?
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Posted in British & Irish Lions Tour 2013, Match Threads | 20 Comments »

Kiwis 24 v France 9

June 22, 2013
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Kiwis 24 v France 9

Can the French overcome bizarre refereeing and score an upset against 16 men?
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Posted in International Teams, Match Threads, Rugby Internationals | 6 Comments »

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