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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...

Carrot Ratings – Jantjies and Kolbe save Boks in Wellington

It was a draw but the test has much more importance than the end result. It was a massive test for both sides and they...

Match Report – Aussies with the win over Argentina

Not the best test match with just too many mistakes but the Aussies were better overall and deserved their 16-10 win over Argentina. There was...

Currie Cup Match Report – Specman magic give Blue Bulls first win of the...

We have seen so many times the magic of Specman in the Blitzboks jumper and he was the difference for the Blue Bulls when...

Match Report: Kolbe – Jantjies magic secure a draw in Wellington

It was a massive test match with no inch given by both sides and at the end the scoreboard could not even separate the...

Currie Cup Preview – DHL WP v Xerox Golden Lions

Province are back at home this weekend as they host the Golden Lions. The Lions are coming off a win in the first round and...

Test Preview – Australia v Argentina

Both sides coming off a loss last weekend and both needing to get a win this weekend so all to play for when Australia...

Currie Cup Preview – Toyota Free State Cheetahs v Tafel Lager Griquas

Griquas are sitting nicely on top of the log after two bonus points wins but have a difficult one this weekend when they face...

Currie Cup Preview – Phakisa Pumas v Vodacom Blue Bulls

It feels funny to say it after only two rounds of matches but both the Blue Bulls and the Pumas need to win this...

Test Preview – All Blacks v Springboks

As coaches neither Steven Hansen nor Rassie Erasmus will need to do too much motivational talks to get their players up for this weekend...

Hansen starts with Mo’unga at ten

Even the All Black coach needs to try some things before a World Cup and it is clear to see in his selection for...

Stats and Facts – All Blacks v Springboks

Last year's epic win by 36-34 was the Springboks' first-ever victory over the All Blacks at Wellington's Wespac Stadium - the venue where the...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

Vermeulen take lead against All Backs

Experienced No 8 Duane Vermeulen will lead the Springboks against the All Blacks on Saturday, when the two traditional rivals clash in Wellington in...

Province Saal signs with Toyota Cheetahs

Now former Western Province and Maties winger Duncan Saal has sign with the Toyota Cheetahs and will represent the franchise in the 2019/20 Guinness...

Join SARLA in Honouring Rugby Legend James Small

South African rugby legend James Small passed away unexpectedly on 10 July 2019. He will always be remembered for his great courage and determination,...

Emirates sign new 5-year deal with Lions

Great news for Lions with the renewal of Title sponsor Emirates for the next five years. Emirates have been the Lions Vodacom Super Rugby team...

Fiji name squad for first test in Pacific Nations Cup

John McKee, coach of Fiji has named a strong 27-man squad for their opening match against Japan in the World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup. A...

Cipriani not in Jones latest training camp

Danny Cipriani have not been included in Eddie Jones latest training camp. Jones have 38 players in his latest camp as they prepare for the...

Glenwood edge past DHS in Old Boys day thriller

Glenwood’s dominance over DHS prevailed on Saturday when they beat their rivals in a typical see-saw derby day encounter in Durban, writes Alex van...

Province welcome back stars at training

Gavin Rich from SuperSport have reported that Springbok captain Siya Kolisi was among some star players returning to the Western Province training ground. They are...

SA Rugby U21 Championship – Blue Bull U21 stay unbeaten

It was another great week for the Blue Bulls staying unbeaten in this year U21 competition. Free State are the closest to the Blue Bulls...

Match Report – Argentina push All Blacks all the way

Argentina came so close to cause a major upset on Saturday against New Zealand but had to settle for a 20-16 defeat by the...

Match Report – Bonus point win, cannot ask for a better start from Springboks

We said it from the start that this Rugby Championship will be more than just few games leading into the World Cup, but Rassie...

Rassie Boks squad for tour

The Springboks confirmed a touring squad of 36 players for their Castle Lager Rugby Championship matches against New Zealand and Argentina in the next...

Currie Cup Match Report – Bonus point win for Sharks

The Cell C Sharks got their first win of the Currie Cup when they beat Western Province on Saturday 32-27. After a poor performance against...

Currie Cup Match Report – Free State off to winning start at Loftus

The Free State Cheetahs announced themselves in the best manner at Loftus on Friday when they beat the home side 43-27. As we expected, we...

Currie Cup Match Report – Griquas, two from two….

It is two from two for the SuperSport Challenge champions, Tafel Lager Griquas after they hold off a spirited Phakisa Pumas in Kimberley on...

Championship Test Preview – South Africa v Australia

There are so much more to this test match than just the Rugby Championship and both coaches knows this as their main focus is...

SARLA sow the seeds for success

Celebrated annually worldwide on the 18th July, Mandela Day honours our icon Nelson Mandela, inspiring us all to get involved and assist with the...

SA Rugby Legends – Farwell to our Legend

The SA Rugby Legends (SARLA) President and renowned South African philanthropist, Gavin Varejes and Stefan Terblanche, CEO, have expressed their deep sadness at the...

Currie Cup Preview – Cell C Sharks v DHL Western Province

It was a win for Province last week against the Blue Bulls and a lost at home for the Sharks against Griquas which setup...

Currie Cup Preview – Vodacom Blue Bulls v Toyota Free State Cheetahs

The Vodacom Blue Bulls are at home this weekend when they face the Toyota Free State Cheetahs at Loftus. It is the Free State first...

It’s a Du Preez exodus at the Sharks

After five seasons with the Cell C Sharks, initially as an assistant coach and thereafter as Head Coach, Robert du Preez will take up...

Jantjies X 2 for Springbok halfback combination against Aussies

Eben Etzebeth will lead the Springboks on Saturday against the Wallabies in the first Rugby Championship test. We also see Rynhardt Elstadt and Herschel Jantjies...

Currie Cup Match Preview – Tafel Lager Griquas v Phakisa Pumas

Tafel Lager Griquas will host the Phakisa Pumas on Friday in their fort home match of this years Currie Cup. After last week big win...

Van Staden on bench for Blue Bulls against Free State

The Blue Bulls will have Marco van Staden back this weekend in their Currie side starting off the bench. Coach Pote Human has also selected...

Four new signings for Cheetahs PRO14 season

The Free State Cheetahs has confirm on Tuesday that they have added four new players for the Guinness PRO14 season starting in a couple...

O’Conner sign two year deal with Australia and Reds

The Wallabies have signed utility back James O' Conner on a two year deal after he return from Europe. He will be playing for the...

Huge match for Cell C Sharks against Province this weekend

Saturday afternoon sees another big clash the Cell C Sharks host DHL Western Province at JONSSON KINGS PARK. After a shocking first round defeat against...

Another front row concern for Human ahead of Free State clash

Pote Human will have to deal with injury problems early on in the Currie Cup. This after the first round match against Western Province at...

SA School sides announced

The South African school squads was announced and their was a notable absence of Western Province Kade Wolhuter who is due to leave for...

Ikey Tigers head to Japan for World University Rugby Cup

UCT Rugby Club is travelling to Japan in September to play in an invitational World University Rugby Cup hosted by Waseda University – a...

World Rugby confirms amendment to scrum law

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the...

Argentina name their squad for All Blacks

Argentina have named their squad for the Rugby Championship match against the All Blacks in Buenos Aires. This includes four European players in Stade Francais...