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Only ONE change to Lions SR squad from 2016

If continuity is important the Lions ha' goddit for 2016. The Lions 2016 squad just shows one change from the 2015 version. Kwagga Smit has...

Alwyn Hollenbach retires from rugby

Super Rugby Lions veteran 30 year old Alwayn Hollenbach has announced his immediate retirement. It is with great regret that Xerox Golden Lions centre Alwyn...

Most experienced Bok side ever for Japan

Coach Meyer has named the most experienced Bok team ever to play Japan in the RWC opener. Jean De Villiers skippers at 12. The most...

Schalk or Kriel?

Look at the stats and the answer is clear. So I hear many folks saying that "on form" Schalk Burger certainly deserves a call up...

Gary Gold has also been told to “find a coach” for the Sharks

The C-Cells' DOR has apparently been instructed by John Smit to find an SR coach.   Yet again courtesy of SupeRugby Mag website While Gold has had...

Ludeke’s goooonnnnneeee

Under pressure after receiving a double championship team and taking them to an eleventh place finish, Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has resigned.         Frans Ludeke has...

Swys stays in Joburg

Lions backline and attacking coach Swys De Bruin yesterday said is not going to PE                     Following a great deal of media speculation, the Golden Lions...

ARU to sell Rebels

The ARU says it has completed Heads of Agreement with a private company to purchase 100% of shares of the Rebels.   By: Davids         ARU has announced...

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Lions coach stays to end 2016

Johan Ackermann has confirmed he will stay on till October 2016 with the Lions. Lions head coach Johan Ackermann says he has agreed to a...

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...

20 Players for EOYT Bok camp

Prep camps and deals to rest players with provinces. Looks like SARU's getting something right.               A SARU media release this morning says a lot. Comppare...

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.     Xerox Golden Lions head...

New Look Bok jerseys

In keeping with its transformation policy SARU has decided to also change the Bok jersey. What do you think?ABSA and SARU have issued a...

New Currie Cup format to save Griquas

The new Currie Cup format will see the premiership expanded to eight sides.               Six are what will be called "anchor" teams and bizzarely include the...

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...

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...

The EOYT and what we can expect

Benedict Chanakira gives us his previews on our opponents in the EOYT.     Wales - Has to be the best side in the Northern Hemisphere. The...

Border Rugby Part 2 – a visit and the future

Benedict Chanakira visits the East London sides and gives his views. I decided to look into the fight between the union and Pty. Accusations of...

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.     Border Rugby Union has been in the media...

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

New columnist Benedict Chanakira previews the weekend's promotion  relegation battle       By their standards the Griquas had a poor season. They play the Pumas over two...

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. DHL Western Province...

Horwill escapes the IRB’s attempted Bloody Azizes

Horwill will play despite the British media's trial. The Pommie media is having hysterics like a Mossad agent watching a plane take off with a...

Blues halves out for Cheetahs clash

Good news for Cheetahs as two key Blues men out. Second hammerblow for the Blues... well third if you take account of the Sharks loss. Scrumhalf...

Argentina squad for TWC named

Nice settled look. Hopefully few injuries this season. Argentina coach Santiago Phelan has named a thirty man squad that will contest the Rugby Championship...

Plumtree unhappy

Duhhh... as if he was going to say Yay I lost my job! So Plum is unhappy but because Brian Van Zyl pulled a Rudolph...

The REAL log is back

After a break for test matches our resident genius has set out the REAL log...

Full strength Cheetahs to test Stormers

Well aside from Johan Goosen of course The Cheetahs have thrown their Springboks straight back into the mix for their must-win clash with the...

Stormers for Cheetahs see Fourie back

Deon Fourie returns to skipper as JDV is gone Deon Fourie will lead the DHL Stormers in their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Toyota...

Bulls for Kings clash

Weak Bokless Bulls to meet Kings in Pretoria Experienced loose forward Dewald Potgieter will captain the Vodacom Bulls for the first time this weekend...

Lions 35 v Rebels 0

The Lions have named a strong side to avoid the Canberra embarrassment The Rebs have no chance... Players to watch: For the Rebels: You will look to...

Aussies and Lions news

Lots of tidbits about - it's media war. Aussie midfield ravaged McCabe, Barnes and Ioane gooonnneeee. Which way now Dingo? Anyway Leili'ifano is cleared and two...

News from all over

With snarky commentary where required... True to form for Aussies Digby Ioane is a desparate criminal on the run from the law. This after he failed to...

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? The Samoans gave...

Scotland 30 v Italy 29

Wooden spooners in a comp that just embarrassed them. The flower of Scotland has wilted and the Azurri's sea is brown with muck, but now...

Wallabies 21 v Lions 23

Aus have never beaten the Lions in Brisbane. Can they break a seven match losing streak? The most interesting thing is whether the Aussies can...

Kiwis 24 v France 9

Can the French overcome bizarre refereeing and score an upset against 16 men? Dan Carter is back and St Andre laid an axe onto the...

Lions 33 v Sharks 29(friendly)

A strong Sharks side faces the Lions The Lions continue prep for the end of July promo-relegation matches against the Spears. Last week a young...

Sevens RWC Blitsies named

Bok Seevsn side to go to Moscow for the World Championship The team is skippered by Kyle Brown and has few surprises. A fit-again Kyle Brown...

Wallabies have new faces for B&IL

Can this Wallaby side be the first Aussie side to win in Brisbane? Deans better hope they perform because his cock is n the block...

B&IL for first test primarily Welsh

Gatland has stayed with players he knows... even at skipper. Eight new caps and eight welshmen in the 22 pretty much sums up the B&IL. Gatland...

Bok team for Samoa changes three.

Stok stays unfortunately Anyway De Villiers and Alberts are included bust prove their fitness by Friday. Here is the side. 15. Willie Messerschmidt Le Roux 14. Bryan...

De Villiers could be out for Samoa

In what could arguably be called good news the Bok skipper could miss the Samoa test. The guy who kept on running into defenders with...

Heyneke Meyer lashes out at breakdown lottery

Bok coach is very annoyed at Scotland's brazen cheating and referee inconsistency. From 365: Scotland used negative tactics against South Africa, where they slowed down...

Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

Sharks' board has strongly stood behind Smit's decision to fire Plum. We recognise too that John may not have all the commercial experience yet....

Jake’s Brumbies STUN excuse making B&IL

With their usual squealing about any loss, the truth is Jake's B side beat the UK's B side 14-12 History was made on Tuesday night...

Baby Boks whacked by Wales

Luck finally ran out for the henceforth ultra lucky Bokkies when they discovered size matters... The Junior Springboks suffered the heartbreak of conceding a...

Could have been better, could have been worse

Guest writer Mike Bersiks gives an analysis nof the Boks' performance against Italy. A 44-10 win in their first match of the season is a...

Congrats Morne and fam with the new twins!

Morne's family just grew richer by two little boys... join us in congratulating them...This morning at 08:24 AND 08:33 Morne's spouse gave both to...

New Bok jersey unveiled

Okay so you all have heard of the new Bok jersey and the marketing schpiel of shirtless fans who would rather wear nothing than...