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Springboks – Devastating news for Marcell as Rassie release four more players

Devastating news for Ulster loose forward Marcell Coetzee, when it was announced that he will miss the RWC. It was confirmed by the Springbok Management...

Currie Cup Wrap – It comes down to the final weekend for a place...

Another week of Currie Cup rugby and another week of upsets as we go into the last round of matches this coming weekend. It was...

International Wrap – Wales on top of world, All Blacks smash Aussies and Springboks...

It was an exciting weekend of international rugby with some great test matches on Saturday. Wales secure a home win over England which saw them...

Erasmus: “It’s nice to learn when you’re winning”

Rassie Erasmus breathed a sigh of relief and confirmed that his 2019 Springbok squad continued on a trajectory of progress following a 24-18 victory...

Springboks made hard work to beat Argentina at Loftus

It was more a kicking festival than anything else but the Springboks beat the Pumas 24-18 at the end. Plenty of opportunities in the first...

Currie Cup – Free State overcome Pumas challenge in Nelspruit

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs stepped up on Saturday against the Pumas in Nelspruit to give them a great opportunity for the playoffs. At the...

All Blacks hammer Aussies to retain Bledisloe Cup

It was a brutal performance from the World Champions at home as they totally dominated all aspects of the game to wipe the Aussies...

Currie Cup 2019 – Griquas beat wobbly Western Province to stay on top of...

Tafel Lager Griquas put another great performance together when they beat DHL Western Province on Friday night in Kimberley 27-23. Griquas dominated large parts of...

Isuzu Southern Kings back at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium

Topflight rugby will be back at the Nelson Mandela Bay (NMB) Stadium when the ISUZU Southern Kings kick off their Guinness PRO14 campaign next...

Test Preview – France v Scotland

France will be hosting Scotland in their warm-up test before the World Cup which could be one hell of a test on Saturday evening. Both...

Test Preview – Italy v Russia

Italy will host Russia in this weeks test match after they lost last week against Ireland. They could not build on the good start they...

Test Preview – Springboks v Argentina

After winning the Rugby Championship last week in Argentina, both coaches have mixed it up for this weeks test in Pretoria. Neither picked their strongest...

Test Preview – Wales v England

Last week England got the better of Wales at home but this week they need to travel to Cardiff to face them in their...

Bledisloe Cup Preview – New Zealand v Australia

The stakes can not be higher for Australia and New Zealand as they go to Eden Park on Saturday for the deciding Bledisloe Cup...

Dobson force to make changes for Griquas clash

WP coach John Dodson has made a few changes to his side for this weekend away match against Griquas. Some of them are players returning...

Schalk Brits will lead the Springboks at Loftus

After winning the Castle Lager Rugby Championship last weekend the Springboks will say farewell to the South African fans when they play against Argentina...

Premier Interschools – It is Paul Roos Gymnasium vs Grey College and it going...

This weekend see the big clash between Grey College and Paul Roos Gymnasium at the Markotter Sport Fields. There has been a rich history between...

Swys de Bruin steps down as Springbok consultant

The Springboks announced that Swys de Bruin requested to be released from his role as attack consultant to the Springboks for personal and medical...

Rassie call up Ntubeni and Louw to Springbok squad

Springbok coach has invited DHL Western Province Scarra Ntubeni and Wilco Louw to the Springbok squad in Pretoria. This weekend sees the Springboks playing their...

Australian Rugby secure ‘Tongan Thor’

Australia have secure the service of Reds prop Taniela Tupou on a new four year deal that will run until 2023 World Cup in...

Jones name his 31-man squad for Japan 2019

Eddie Jones have shown his hand early as he announced his World Cup squad for Japan 2019. In the 31-man squad Ruaridh McConnochie may have...

SA Rugby U21 Championship – Playoff spots still up for grabs

SA Rugby U21 is heating up with the Blue Bulls and the Free State Cheetahs both on top of the log with 32 points. Province...

Only three week suspension for Barrett

All Black Scott Barrett only received a 3 week suspension after he was red carded in the Rugby Championship test against Australia over the...

Wales loose Anscombe

As if it was not bad enough that Wales lost their impressive win record they also received the news that Gareth Anscombe will miss...

Weekend Rugby on SuperSport – World Cup warm-up matches in full swing

This weekend is another weekend full of rugby as we go into the second last week of Currie Cup. With that we are seeing test...

International Wrap – England, Ireland start World Cup preparation with a win

There was a few International matches played over the weekend as test nations are gearing up for the World Cup next month in Japan. Fiji...

Match Report – Libbok shine at Emirates Park in Blue Bulls win

The Golden Lions luck has run out against the Blue Bulls on Saturday when they went down The Golden Lions almost made it four comebacks...

Match Report – Springboks smash Argentina to take Championship

The Springboks have won the Rugby Championship for the first time since 2009 after beating Argentina in Salta 46-13. https://youtu.be/nKQMAQp5KGg It was a clinical display in...

Match Report – Aussies put more misery on All Backs in Perth

The All Blacks got handed some of their own medicine on Saturday when Australia beat them 47-26 outscoring them with six tries to four. A...

Province back on track with bonus point win over Pumas

DHL Western Province are back in the race for a playoff spot after beating the Phakisa Pumas on Friday 45-14. Province got a bonus point...

Currie Cup Preview – Blommetjies back for Free State against Sharks

We expect a huge match on Saturday when the Free State Cheetahs travel to Durban to face a Sharks side with their backs against...

Elton extend Lions contact

Elton Jantjies are stying with Lions. The Springbok flyhalf has signed a new two year deal with the Lions which will see him playing his...

Test Preview – Argentina v Springboks

With the Rugby Championships in sight Rassie Erasmus have said that he will not just focusing on the Championship but at the bigger picture. In...

Waratahs secure Talakai and Short for 2020 Super Rugby season

The Waratahs are busy to build their squad for the 2020 Super Rugby season and has signed Chris Talakai and Mitch Short. Talakai joined the...

Test Preview – Australia v All Blacks

We have two massive test matches this weekend and it all starts in Australia when the Aussies host the All Blacks in the final...

Van Zyl lead Blue Bulls against Golden Lions

Blue Bulls coach Human gave Ivan van Zyl the responsibility to lead the Blue Bulls this weekend when they face the Golden Lions. He is...

Currie Cup Preview – Must win for Province and Pumas this weekend

The Currie Cup is heating up going into round 5 of this years competition. First up this weekend we see Province hosting the Pumas at...

Rassie goes with new front row

Tendai Mtawarira (loosehead prop), Bongi Mbonambi (hooker) and Trevor Nyakane (tighthead prop) will pack down in the Springbok front row when South Africa face...

Goosen, Cairns to lead SA Schools teams in U18 Int’l Series

Border hooker Jacques Goosen will lead the SA Schools team, and DHL Western Province No 8 Jarod Cairns has been appointed captain of the...

Jones announce his England squad for Wales test

England will have a 33 player squad taking on Wales on Sunday as Eddie Jones prepare his team for the World Cup. No new players...

Creevy starts against Springboks

Last round of matches in this years Rugby Championship with everything still on the line for the Springboks, New Zealand and Australia. Argentina will host...

Weekend Rugby on SuperSport – It is time to take control of your remote...

The time has come to take control of your remote again. With Rugby World Cup only 44 days away, national teams all over the world...

Kings suspend search for new coach

With all the heat the ISUZU Southern Kings have been getting around their search for a new head coach forced the board to suspend...

Match Preview – Crush time for Blue Bulls and Griquas

The Blue Bulls hosting Griquas on Saturday at Loftus is going to be a cracker. Griquas was given their first loss last week against the...

Match Report – Just call the Golden Lions the ‘Come-Back Kids’

The Xerox Golden Lions again came from behind to take an impressive win over the Toyota Free State Cheetahs on Friday. Behind 19-7 at the...

U21 Championship Match Report – Golden Lions too good for Sharks

The Golden Lions U21 register their third win of the season when they beat the Sharks U21 on Friday 21-14 after leading 14-7 at...

Currie Cup Preview – Must win for Pumas against Sharks in Nelspruit

With a bye last week the Sharks will get back to things when they travel to Nelspruit to face the Pumas. Both sides are going...

Currie Cup Preview – Can Golden Lions stop ramped Free State

One of the big matches this weekend are in Bloemfontein when the Free State Cheetahs take on the Golden Lions on Friday. The big news...

Match Report – Golden Lions comeback sinks Province at Newlands

Xerox Golden Lions came back again in the second half on Saturday to beat DHL Western Province 30-28. A crucial yellow card in the second...

Currie Cup Match Report – Cheetahs crush Griquas to go top of the log

Free State swept Griquas off the field on Saturday when they beat them It was Free State with the early points but both sides were...