Home Authors Posts by Ruggaworld

Ruggaworld

avatar
1017 POSTS 983 COMMENTS

Cardiff Blues edge past resilient Southern Kings Read

Olly Robinson rounded off a slick team move to score the winning try for Cardiff Blues as they battled past a resilient Isuzu Southern...

Match Report – Stormers surprise Sharks in Durban

The Stormers got their first away win against the Sharks in Durban on Saturday, upsetting the home side 16-11. https://youtu.be/elRU9e4HBkU It was a frantic start from...

Match Report – Bulls outplay Lions at Emirates Airline Park

The Bulls came to Johannesburg and surprised the Lions when they outplayed them to take a important victory. Taking their points when on offer they...

Match Report: Another win for Crusaders

The Crusaders got another win for the season when they beat the Reds on Saturday 22-12. The Crusaders were in control from the start of...

Match Report – The sun rises for Sunwolves with historic win over Chiefs

The Sunwolves got their first away win in four years when they cause one of the biggest upsets in Super Rugby. They were in the...

Cheetahs continues losing streak

Leinster further extended their lead at the Conference B summit after they beat the Cheetahs 19-7 in their PRO14 match at the RDS Arena...

PRO14 poised to become PRO16 as Super Rugby teams push to join next year

The South African contingent in the Guinness PRO14 could be set to increase with Super Rugby big-hitters keen to join the cross-border competition. Southern Kings...

Match Report – Rebels hold on to beat Highlanders

The Rebels put together a great first half against the Highlanders to hold on to the win 24-19 on Friday. The Highlanders almost did it...

Match Report: Impressive win for Hurricanes over Brumbies

The Hurricanes came away with and impressive win over the Brumbies on Friday scoring six tries to two. It was a different team from last...

Read voice his concerns on World Rugby League

New Zealand captain Kieran Read has voiced his concerns over a proposed World Rugby League which, according to reports, could kick off next year. Read has...

Major changes in World Rugby as soon as 2020

International rugby is braced for the biggest change in modern history with plans to create a World League that will see Japan and the...

Guinness PRO14 Preview – Round 17

The Toyota Cheetahs and Isuzu Southern Kings will face a tough test in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend as they line up against defending...

Kenya Rugby – Kenya Cup week twelve

The league has five weeks left before we head into the playoffs on the 27th of April Saturday 2nd March marks the beginning of the Kenya...

Match Preview: Cell C Sharks v DHL Stormers

The other major clash this weekend will play itself out in Durban when the Cell C Sharks will host the DHL Stormers on Saturday. The...

Transformation is more than just the numbers

As a white South African I am as much fed-up with the term ‘Transformation Targets’ then the next white dude.     SARU Strategic Tranformation Plan After...

Match Preview: Emirates Lions v Vodacom Bulls

The first big clash in the Republic this weekend is Saturday afternoon when the Emirates Lions face the Vodacom Bulls. This will be a massive...

Match Preview: Reds v Crusaders

This is going to be an interesting one on Saturday when the Reds host the champions, Crusaders. The Reds with only the one game behind...

Match Preview: Chiefs v Sunwolves

You are going to find a very angry Chiefs side on Saturday morning when they face the Sunwolves at home. The Chiefs were on the...

Match Preview: Hurricanes v Brumbies

Coming off a loss against the Crusaders the Hurricanes must pick themselves up to face a Brumbies side who had a massive win over...

Match Preview – Rebels v Highlanders

After back to back wins to start the season off the Highlanders will be traveling to Australia this weekend to face the Rebels. The Rebels...

Super Rugby Explained | How The Bulls Used Springboks Tactics To Win

We have already covered the brilliant tries from Rosco Specman in Round 1 of Super Rugby, and now it’s now time to get into the truth...

Beauden and Adrie back for Hurricanes clash with Brumbies

The Hurricanes will have to get right back at it after the lost last week against the Crusaders when they face the Brumbies this...

In conversation with Blitzboks, Impi Visser

Auntie Avril Fillies speaks this week to one of the Blitzbokks young-up-and-coming stars Impi Visser. Impi Visser is one of four players that will be making...

Jake White – Bravo, SA Rugby!

Bravo, SA Rugby, bravo! Well done for informing overseas clubs that South Africa will be enforcing the requirements of World Rugby’s Regulation 9 by...

Lions and Bulls without their captains

The Lions and Bulls will be without their leaders when the face each other on Saturday. Warren Whiteley torn a pectoralis major muscle and Bulls...

Varsity Cup Wrap – Maties, Pukke and Tuks keep winning

FNB Varsity Cup is well underway now and on Monday we could start to see at least three of the teams that are standing...

Sale Sharks signs Du Preez and Akker

Rob will be re-joining the North-West Gallagher Premiership club after the 2019 Super Rugby campaign concludes after an impressive loan spell in Manchester earlier...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – SA Teams back to old ways

For the South African Franchise, it was like inviting your friends for a Braai and then dish up cheese and wine. Unfortunately the excitement of...

Jaguares bring Bulls back to earth

Fresh from a 40-3 win over the Stormers, the Bulls headed into the fixture excepting to build on their impressive performance. The Pretoria-based side would...

SA Rugby to introduce radical new contracting of players

SA Rugby has announced plans to invest in multiple Players of National interest. Dozens of home-based players will be taken into Springbok succession planning next...

Wales upset England in Cardiff

Wales took a giant step towards winning this year’s Six Nations title when they claimed a hard-fought 21-13 triumph over England in Cardiff on Saturday. In a tough and uncompromising...

Stormers steal win

This was most properly the worst game in years we saw on our TV sets. The Stormers at the end stole the match with...

Sharks get bonus point win over Blues

It was not pretty but the Sharks secured a bonus point win against the Blues after a great first half. The second half was not...

Brumbies thrash Chiefs

The Brumbies upset the odds to record a bonus-point 54-17 win over the Chiefs in Canberra on Saturday. In a result few expected, the Australian...

Crusaders outclass Hurricanes

It was all Crusaders on Saturday when they outplayed the Hurricanes in a perfect first half to win 38-22. The Hurricanes did score four tries...

Waratahs with the ‘great escape’ in Tokyo

The Waratahs can count themselves lucky to come away with the win against the Sunwolves when they won 31-30 on Saturday morning. https://youtu.be/IZlzhkLazD0 Mistakes cost the...

Yes you heard right… Wakefield appointed as Leopards director

Did you ever wonder what Theo Wakefield is doing after leaving WP Rugby in ruins? Well he has just been appointed as the Leopards Rugby...

Preview – Jaguares v Vodacom Bulls

It is a massive week for Pote Human and his Bulls side as they travel to Argentina to face the Jaguares. After the great start...

Highlanders come back again to beat Reds

The Highlanders had to come back from behind again on Friday morning to take the win over the Reds. It was a fast game in...

Preview – Wales v England

Saturdays test against Wales will not just be a step closer to secure the Six Nations Championship but also a Grand Slam for England. Nobody...

Preview – Leinster v Isuzu Southern Kings

If you see a difference of 44 log points between Leinster and the Southern Kings then you understand how much of a mismatch this...

Preview – DHL Stormers v Emirates Lions

It will be a massive test of the Stormers character when the run out against the Lions on Saturday at Newlands. They have bene the...

Youthful Blitzboks squad to take on Las Vegas

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell has selected the 20-year-old debutant Sako Makata in the Springbok Sevens team for the HSBC World Rugby Sevens tournaments...

Preview – France v Scotland

It will be some desperate players running out in Paris on Saturday when France host Scotland in round 3 of this years Guinness Six...

Preview: Cell C Sharks v Blues

The Cell C Sharks are coming off a bonus point win away from home and will have to step it up this weekend when...

Preview – Sunwolves v Waratahs

The Sunwolves will be hosting their second home match, this time against the Waratahs. Coming off another crushing defeat last week against the Sharks, one...

Preview – Brumbies v Chiefs

Both the Brumbies and Chiefs are coming off round 1 home losses when they clash on Saturday. The Brumbies succumb to the Rebels and the...

Preview – Crusaders v Hurricanes

One can see by the selection of Scott Robertson that he is not taking this weekend match against the Hurricanes lightly. Although he still has...

Société Générale in Partnership with Rugby Africa

Société Générale (www.SocieteGenerale.com) and Rugby Africa (www.RugbyAfrique.com) have agreed to join forces for the next two years to support the development of rugby in...

Preview – Highlanders v Reds

The Highlanders will have their first home match this weekend against the Reds. They are coming off a win against the Chiefs. The win will...