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Matfield, Coetzee doubtful New Zealand Test

Springbok captain Victor Matfield and flank Marcell Coetzee are both doubtful for the second Test in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, on Saturday in...

Today is Currie Cup Day

Today is Currie Cup day! Or at least on this day 124 years ago, on July 20, 1891, Griqualand West produced the performance that...

Namibia record historic series win over Russia.

  Namibia defeated Russia by 45 points to 5 in Windhoek on Saturday to clinch the Windhoek Draught Friendship Series 2-nil after the hosts also...

Ruggaworld chats to Romanian star Andrei Radoi

            Romania will be at the Rugby World Cup in 2015. They will feature a few new faces but will aim to make a difference...

World Cup warning for time-wasters

Former Springboks coach Nick Mallett has sent out a World Cup warning to teams who attempt to protect small leads by running down the...

Conrad Smith impressed by defeated Springboks

Veteran All Black centre Conrad Smith has described the Wallabies' last-gasp victory over the Springboks as a "strange result". "I thought a lot of what...

Giteau out of Aussies Argentina tour

    Qantas Wallabies centre Matt Giteau will miss the next round of The Rugby Championship with a sternum injury. Precautionary scans on his nose and chest...

Springboks hold heads high

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer gave credit to the Wallabies for a strong finish as the South Africans started the Castle Lager Rugby Championship with...

Hansen slams ‘bloody boring’ lineout drives

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen appealed on Friday for World Rugby to change the laws and allow defending sides to collapse lineout drives. By: Sport24 His...

Humble Handre Pollard has ‘so much to learn’

If Handre Pollard, South Africa's fresh-faced fly-half, had to pick someone on whom fashion his rugby future, it probably would not be Stephen Donald. By:...

WP and EP in final game of Coca Cola Craven Week

Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week hosts Western Province will host Eastern Province in the grand finale of the tournament on Saturday at the Markötter Sports...

De Villiers in WP XV to face Pumas

The DHL Western Province XV has been announced for the friendly clash against the Pumas at Drakenstein Correctional Centre on Saturday, July 18 (kick-off...

Ruggaworld chats to USA 7’s star Brett Thompson

              Son of a coaching legend, a former American football star (College level) and a US Eagles player. At home both on the Sevens and...

Giteau to start against Springboks

Matt Giteau's exile is over, the 92-cap veteran earning a recall for the Wallabies for the first time in four years to take on...

Castle Rugby Championship Preview

  By: Jacques Nortier       In a World Cup year every tournament is important but no more so than tournaments that involve the players that will attempt...

Marais name strong Blue Bulls side for EP Kings

Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais named five Springboks and another on the bench in the team to play the EP Kings in a...

Three making debuts for Argentina against All Blacks

Argentina's team to face New Zealand in Christchurch on Friday features three players making their Rugby Championship debuts. Coach Daniel Hourcade has named number eight...

Springbok Hendricks linked with a move to Western Province

Benedict Chanakira reports that Springbok wing Cornal Hendricks has reportedly signed a two-year deal with Western Province. Apparently the Bulls were also trying to sign...

Ruggaworld chats to mental coach Tim Goodenough

            The game continues to advance and back in the day the most important aspect was the physical aspect of the game. There has been...

EP, KZN dominate Day 2 of Coca Cola Craven Week

Eastern Province and KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday stamped their authority on the second day of the Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week at the Markötter Sports Complex...

Burger starts against Australia

Schalk Burger is back in the Springboks’ starting line-up for Saturday’s Castle Lager Rugby Championship opener against Australia at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane. Burger’s...

All Blacks name XV for Argentina!

The defending Rugby Championship champions will get their campaign off and running against Argentina with a very strong side. Winger Waisake Naholo will make...

U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week starts with a bang

The Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week got off to a gripping start at the Markötter Sports Complex at Paul Roos Gymnasium in Stellenbosch on Monday...

Marais excited about landing his dream job

Loftus Versfeld has been his playground since a child and taking the reins of the Vodacom Blue Bulls is dream come true for the...

Springboks arrive in Brisbane

The Springboks arrived in Brisbane late on Monday (Australian time) after travelling in two groups to the capital city of Queensland, where they will...

Zimbabwe U18 girls fly flag high!

The Zimbabwean sides have managed to do well at the Coca-Cola Weeks in South Africa. The under 13's will be disappointed in their campaign...

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...