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PRO14 – We need to learn to close games out – Van Sraaten

Isuzu Southern Kings defence coach Braam van Straaten believes his side have the ability to make a big impact in this year’s PRO14 Rugby,...

Springboks – Damian Willemse replace Kriel at World Cup

Sad news came through from the Springbok camp regarding Jesse Kriel who will come home due to hamstring injury in the opening match against...

PRO14 – Marcell Coetzee included in Ulster squad for South African leg

Ulster is traveling to South Africa for a two match tour against the Isuzu Southern Kings and the Toyota Cheetahs in the next two...

Springboks – Mtawarira, Mbonambi and De Jager to start against Italians

Beast Mtawarira, Bongi Mbonambi and Lood de Jager will start this Friday against he Italians for the Springboks in their crucial World Cup Pool...

Rugby World Cup – Scotland back to winning ways against Samoa

Scotland got exactly what they wanted on Monday beating Samoa 34-0 to earn not just a bonus point but some crucial points difference which...

Guinness PRO14 Kicks off with a bang

This weekend saw the start of the 2019/2020 Guinness PRO14 season with all 14 teams starting their campaigns. In South Africa we had mixed results...

Blues second half comeback sink Isuzu Southern Kings

The Kings went down 31-27 on Saturday at home against Cardiff Blues in their first PRO14 match of the new season. It was a tight...

Springboks v Namibia – A picture is worth a thousand words

The Springboks got their first win in this World Cup when they beat Namibia on Saturday. It was not perfect but ringing in 9 tries...

Rugby World Cup – Wales first half too good for Australia

Wales beat Australia on Sunday after a great first half which they were able to hold out the Aussies at the end. The final score...

Rugby World Cup – Iffy Springboks score nine tries against Namibia

The Springboks got their first win of the World Cup over Namibia on Saturday when they ran in 9 tries against none. They eventually beat...

Rugby World Cup – Argentina get bonus point win over Tonga

Argentina register their first win at the World Cup on Saturday when they beat Tonga 28-12 in their Pool C match. Montoya was the standout...

Rugby World Cup – Japan stun Ireland in another World Cup upset

Japan stun the rugby world again when they beat Ireland on Saturday 19-12. They were never out of the game and kept the pressure on...

Preview – Springboks v Namibia

Second game for the Springboks in this years World Cup and one that is a must win against their neighbours Namibia. Getting nothing out of...

Cheetahs start season with a bang

The Toyota Cheetahs started the new Guinness PRO14 season hammering last years finalist in Bloemfontein on Friday night. They ran in seven tries against the...

Springboks – Rassie changes things up for Namibia

The Springboks have rotated their squad for Saturday’s must-win cross-border battle with northern neighbours Namibia, making 13 changes to the starting line-up that appeared...

Match Report – Samoa second have too good for Russia

Samoa had a poor start to the match but came good enough in the second half to get a bonus point win over the...

World Rugby criticising officials

In an unusual statement released on Tuesday, World Rugby has admitted to refereeing errors and inconsistencies at the Rugby World Cup. With the tournament only...

Springboks World Cup 2019 – A picture is worth a thousand words

After the disappointment we could sit down and listen what was said afterwards. But first lets look at the game through the lens of Steven...

Match Report – All Blacks first half sink Springboks

The All Blacks took their opportunities when it matter and got the vital win over the Springboks on Saturday. They scored two quick tries to...

Match Report – France scrape through against Pumas

It was a game of two halves but at the end a drop goal won it for France 23-21. Argentina did all they can but...

Match Report – Fiji push Australia all the way

Australia had to work hard to get a bonus point win against Fiji. They only got the lead deep in the second half but...

Rugby World Cup Preview – All Blacks v Springboks

Surely the biggest opening match in years at the World Cup when the All Blacks and the Springboks clash on Saturday in their first...

Rugby World Cup Preview – Argentina v France

Beside from the huge clash between the Springboks and the All Blacks, we have another exciting match to look forward to on Saturday when...

Game 1 – Reaction after the match

Japan got off to a good start getting a bonus point win over Russia in the opening match of the 2019 Rugby World Cup. Here...

Match Report – Kotaro Matsushima hat-trick give Japan winning start as host

Japan had to work hard in that first half but was just too good for the Russians with Kotaro Matsushima scoring a hat-trick of...

Iqhawe Week 2019 – Real Rugby with Real Heart

The 2019 edition of the Iqhawe Week – South Africa’s premier development rugby tournament for Under-15 boys – begins in Paarl on Monday, 23...

Rugby World Cup Preview – Australia v Fiji

Australia starts their campaign going against Fiji which may be one of those tricky one's. Look Australia should easily beat Fiji but if any team...

Rugby World Cup Preview – Japan v Russia

It would be a major upset if Russia would to do what Argentina did in 2007 and beat the host in the opening match...

2019 Currie Cup in Review – Less is really more

Less is really more...  3 Home games, 7 teams and one winner. With an exciting Currie Cup 2019 behind us the we look at the...

Bok Legend Williams dies

Springbok legend Chester Williams has passed away on Friday. Williams who was 49 died from a sudden heart attack according to reports. According to Sport24 Williams...

Match Report – Mapimpi hat-trick helps Springboks in win over Japan

The Springboks got the win over Japan on Friday in their last warm-up match before the World Cup. It was a conservative approach from the...

SA Rugby U21 Championship Final – Vodacom Blue Bulls v DHL Western Province

This weekend sees the end of South African domestic season with the Finals of the SA Rugby U21 Championship and the Currie Cup. The SA...

SuperSport not holding back with Rugby World Cup

SuperSport will offer their subscribers the best-ever Rugby World Cup this next two months. They have secured many of the biggest names in rugby who...

Scott Mathie takes over as head coach for Tafel Lager Griquas

With Brent Janse van Rensburg moving to the Sharks the Tafel Lager Griquas has named Scott Mathie as their new coach for the 2020...

Test Preview – All Blacks v Tonga

The All Blacks wil play Tonga this weekend in their final warm-up test on Saturday. Hansen has rested several players and also picked Barrett at...

Test Preview – England v Italy

England will take on Italy at St James’ Park in Newcastle on Friday night. With the time running out for coaches to get all done...

Test Preview – Japan v Springboks

Japan and the Springboks will face each other again this Friday in a final warm-up match before rugby showpieces start on the 20th September. The...

What’s on SuperSport – Test matches, U21 Finals and Currie Cup Final this weekend

We are 15 days away from the start of the World Cup in Japan. The excitement will get bigger this weekend as we will be...

Erasmus pick strong team for Japan test

Rassie Erasmus named 22 of the Springbok 23 that fought to a last-gasp draw against New Zealand in July, for Friday’s clash with Japan...

Scotland made easy work of Georgia

Scotland got a 44-10 win over Georgia on Saturday in what was a clinical performance from the Scots on the road. Preparing for the World...

Ireland first win in Cardiff since 2015

Joe Schmidt and his men came to Cardiff with not just a heavy loss against England the previous week but also the fact that...

SA Rugby U21 Championship – It is North versus South in the final

This weekend saw the semi-finals of the SA Rugby U21 Championship with DHL Western Province playing Free State and the Blue Bulls playing against...

Currie Cup SF2 – Free State beat Sharks to earn the right to host...

The Toyota Free State Cheetahs beat the Cell C Sharks at home to host the Xerox Golden Lions in the final. It was a late...

Currie Cup SF 1 – Clinical Golden Lions too good for Griquas

The Xerox Golden Lions beat Tafel Lager Griquas to advance to this years Currie Cup final. They were just to clinical on the day for...

Match Report – Golden Lions get important win in Kimberley

The Golden Lions went to Kimberley and beat Griquas in their own back yard on Saturday 27-26. What a game of rugby did we see...

Currie Cup Preview – Tafel Lager Griquas v Xerox Golden Lions

Griquas and the Golden Lions clash on Saturday will determine most likely the team that will end on top of the log and secure...

Cardiff to play host to PRO14 final in 2020

Cardiff City Stadium will host the 2020 PRO14 Final on the 20 June. This is the first time Cardiff will play host to the final...

Currie Cup Preview – Vodacom Blue Bulls v Cell C Sharks

It is coming down to the wire this weekend in the Currie Cup as teams trying to scramble for a place in the playoffs. For...

Test Preview – Scotland v France

Scotland have a score to settle with the French on Saturday when they host them after being outplayed in France last weekend. It was a...

Namibia preparing in Durban for World Cup

Namibia is busy preparing for the World Cup in Durban as they set to face New Zealand, Italy, Canada and South Africa in Pool...