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Springboks tick all boxes against World XV..

By: Jacques Nortier     Heyneke Meyer’s Springboks could not ask for a better start to the season in which the Springboks will want to bring the...

Preview: Springboks vs World XV

Newlands will become “The Land of Opportunities" on Saturday for some new faces in the Springbok team who start the building up to the...

Dixon try completes job for Maori ABs

Replacement back-row Elliot Dixon's converted try helped the Maori All Blacks secure a come-from-behind 27-26 win over Fiji in Suva on Saturday. The man-of-the-match in...

Whiteley, Koch to play with freedom

Heyneke Meyer has given Warren Whiteley and Vincent Koch the freedom to express themselves in the green and gold this coming weekend. The Springbok team...

Laureus Ambassador Bryan Habana meets ” Real Heroes”

With just over two months until the 2015 Rugby World Cup kicks off, a selection of the best rugby players in the world have...

Jean-Pierre Smith returns home to WP Rugby

Former DHL Western Province youth team prop Jean-Pierre Smith will return to Cape Town from the Brumbies in Australia and will form part of...

U18 Coca Cola Craven Week will be special

The top schoolboy rugby players in the country will look to make their mark at the Markötter Sports Complex at Paul Roos Gymnasium in...

Ruggaworld chats to Super Rugby Champion Ross Geldenhuys

          A player who decided to move abroad for another crack at a rugby career, from the fields of Brookside to strutting himself in one...

Leopards hunting for Qualifier points

The Leopards return to action this weekend against Down Touch Griffons in the Absa Currie Cup Qualifier race with a mission to close the...

Lions, WP dominate at Coca-Cola Grant Khomo and Academy Weeks

The Golden Lions emerged as the top team at the U16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week at the Bridgton Sports Grounds in Oudtshoorn on Thursday...

Vodacom Bulls show support for teacher training

The Vodacom Bulls took some time off from the training field for a visit to the Vodacom ICT Centre in Sunnyside, Pretoria on Thursday...

WP to meet Border in U18 Girls finale

Western Province will meet Border in the final match of the SARU Under-18 Girls Week at Glenwood High School in Durban on Friday after...

Fleck picks his first WP U21 team

New DHL Western Province Under-21 head coach Robbie Fleck has cast his selection net wide ahead of the start of his team's 2015 Absa...

Coetzee to lead the DHL WP U19s into battle

Reigning Absa Provincial Under-19 champions, DHL Western Province, will open their 2015 national campaign against the Sharks U19s at City Park on Saturday, July...

Horne keen on 15-man specialists

Blitzbokke veteran Frankie Horne said players from the 15-man game will be welcomed to Sevens if they make themselves available for selection ahead of...

Ruggaworld chat to Connect Sports Academy

            We have a few projects in South Africa to develop our game with little to sometimes no funds from anybody or organisation. These people...

Bakkies will lead World XV against Boks

Veteran lock Bakkies Botha will captain the World XV against South Africa at Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday. The 35-year-old leads an experienced side...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

Duane Vermeulen positive following surgery

  Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen said he is feeling positive after undergoing surgery on his neck in Durban on Wednesday. Vermeulen, the South African Rugby...

Springbok jerseys are ‘business attire’ every Friday

The Minister of Sport has appealed to corporate South Africa to throw their weight behind the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup campaign in a public...

Small-Smith opts to leave Bulls for Cheetahs

Bulls centre William Small-Smith will further his career at the Cheetahs from next season, Netwerk24 reports. The 23-year-old will represent the Blue Bulls in this year’s...

Jean on the bench, Jesse starts at 13 for Springboks

Jean de Villiers will make his return to top level rugby from the bench for the Springboks against the World XV in Cape Town...

New Zealand edge Samoa!

  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and...

Pieter-Steph leaves Sharks

Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit, today confirmed his departure from the Cell C Sharks at the end of his contract, which expires in October...

Elstadt returns from horror injury

It has been a long road to recovery for Western Province flank Rynhardt Elstadt. By: Lloyd Burnard - Sport24 The 25-year-old, who has been at the union...

Preview: Samoa vs All Blacks

The International season in the Southern Hemisphere will kick of this week with the All Blacks taking on Samoa in Apia the first time...

Phil Davies: A man with a long-term plan for Namibian rugby

New Namibia head coach Phil Davies insists the Welwitschias are on the right path to realising their vast potential as a rugby nation despite recent...

Springboks…..1906-07 Tour to British Isles and France

In our look back into the history of Springbok and South African rugby we look at Springbok tour to the British Isles and France in 1906-07   By: Jacques...

Green light to play for De Villiers

South Africa centre and captain Jean de Villiers has been cleared to return to the game this weekend following a rapid recovery from a...

Springbok injury update from Cape Town

    Springbok No 8 and South Africa’s Rugby Player of the Year in 2014, Duane Vermeulen, is in a race against time to be fit...

SARU Girls U18 Week kicks off with big scores

The SARU Girls Under-18 Week got off to a thrilling start at Glenwood High School in Durban on Monday with big scores dominating the...

Exciting start to U16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week

The Under-16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week got off to a thrilling start at the Bridgton Sports Grounds in Oudtshoorn on Monday with a mixture...

Australia & South African statistic sides revealed.

  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)       South African Stats XV  15. Cheslin Kolbe (Stormers), 14. Ruan Combrinck (Lions), 13. Juan de Jongh (Stormers), 12. Damian de Allende (Stormers), 11....

ORC Griquas increase lead for Absa Currie Cup promotion

The ORC Griquas consolidated their position at the top of the Absa Currie Cup Qualifier log with a seven-try 47-20 win over the Down...

Maori prepared for Fiji challenges

Travelling to Suva and facing Fiji on their own turf will be a major test for the Maori All Blacks according to coach Colin...

Highlanders Champions 2015 Super Rugby

The curtain of the 2015 Super Rugby season ended with one of the best finals we ever witness with the Highlanders crowed the Champions...

Wallabies name Rugby Championship squad!

Michael Cheika has named his squad for the Rugby Championship. A few players that are notable have been omitted and these include; Ben Alexander,...

Samoa names squad for historic All Blacks test

Samoa has named a 26-man squad heavy with overseas-based players for next week's historic one-off rugby test against New Zealand at Apia....reports NZHerald.co.nz Prime minister...

Super Rugby final sold out

The all-New Zealand Super Rugby final between the Hurricanes and Highlanders was declared a sell-out on Wednesday after fans queued through the night amid...

Koch to return to Stormers

Tighthead prop Vincent Koch has confirmed that he will return to the Stormers for next year’s Super Rugby competition. Koch, 25, was loaned from the...

Former Bok and Bull gets coaching role

Former Springbok and Bulls hooker Gary Botha has been appointed in a coaching capacity by his former team...reports Sport24 Botha, 33, will join the Bulls...

All Blacks unveil World Cup kit

New Zealand Rugby have unveiled the All Blacks Rugby World Cup jersey, combining the latest in sporting apparel technology with a homage to the...

Oosthuizen set to miss World Cup

The Springboks' injury woes worsened when it was revealed that prop Coenie Oosthuizen is set to miss the Rugby World Cup due to a...

Folau commits long-term with ARU

Marquee Qantas Wallabies and NSW Waratahs fullback Israel Folau has committed his long-term future to Australian Rugby after signing a three-year flexible contract through...

Ruggaworld talks to Willie Britz

              One of the most relaxed, funny and unorthodox characters around. I managed to have a chat with Willie Britz who was entertaining and absolutely...

Day 2, U13 Coca Cola Craven Week

  DHL Western Province, Boland and SWD stamped their authority on Tuesday at the Under-13 Coca-Cola Craven Week at Hoërskool Rob Ferreira in White River...

Cape Town Sevens December 12 and 13

The Cape Town Sevens rugby tournament will take place on the weekend of 12 and 13 December, World Rugby announced in Paris on Tuesday...

Brüssow changed Meyer’s mind

Heyneke Meyer says Heinrich Brüssow's game is perfectly suited to the conditions the Springboks will experience at the World Cup in England. The openside flank has...

Vodacom Blue Bulls name Absa Currie Cup squad

New Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais named an exciting squad for the upcoming Absa Currie Cup competition, with a number of Springboks amongst...

Ruggaworld chats to Curwin Bosch

            Arguably the star of the Craven Week last season, you could not have called the Craven week winner unless you were from Eastern Province. Young...

Ex-Namibia coach lifts lid on farce

Former Namibia head coach Danie Vermeulen has spoken out over a number of problems with the NRU that led to his departure...reports Planet Rugby The...