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Club rugby news from Danny’s Desk

October 17, 2014
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Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk. With the club rugby season now officially over, this is a period of reflection. It has been a tremendous season for club rugby in the Western Cape as clubs have really raised their game. This season was a ground-breaking one in many respects. The new league structure...
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Overseas ’dream come true’ for Community Cup heroes

October 6, 2014
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Overseas ’dream come true’ for Community Cup heroes

The first of a group of four outstanding performers from this year’s Cell C Community Cup will depart for the United Kingdom later this week on an international exchange programme designed to reward their efforts and develop their skills, the South African Rugby Union confirmed on Monday. Wing Michael Nienaber, who helped his team,...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

October 3, 2014
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

  Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk. This Saturday is the President’s Cup Finals Day at DHL Newlands. What a way to end the club rugby season, by bringing club rugby back to our grand old stadium! It promises to be a fantastic day, thanks to WP Rugby, SAB and the Treble Group...
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Festival of club rugby at DHL Newlands

October 1, 2014
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Festival of club rugby at DHL Newlands

Club rugby is returning to DHL Newlands in grand style, with the hosting of the 2014 Western Province Rugby Football Union’s President’s Cup Finals Day this coming Saturday (October 4). Four club finals will be played at DHL Newlands on Saturday, starting at 11h10 with the Super League A Under-20 Final and finishing off...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

August 29, 2014
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk where you can find all relevant club rugby information We’re now at the business-end of the season and clubs are starting to feel the pressure to end the season on a high. There are promotion places up for grabs, as well as the start of the President’s...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

August 22, 2014
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Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk where you can find all relevant club rugby information We’re now at the business-end of the season and clubs are starting to feel the pressure to end the season on a high. There are promotion places up for grabs, as well as a place in the lucrative...
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Platteland start Cell C Community Cup play-offs

August 19, 2014
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Platteland start  Cell C Community Cup play-offs

THE quest to secure one of the five ‘wild card’ slots at the 2015 Cell C Community Cup will kick off in the Northern Cape platteland on Saturday with the first of 13 play-off matches to be contested across the country over the coming weeks. Kimberley will be the neutral venue when Griquas Super...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

August 16, 2014
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk where you can find all relevant club rugby information We’re now at the business-end of the season and clubs are starting to feel the pressure to end the season on a high. That could mean either gaining promotion or avoiding a relegation scrap. Let’s have a look...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

July 24, 2014
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Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk, your number one source for news surrounding Club Rugby in the Cape. Things are starting to hot up as clubs are battling for promotion. This past weekend saw several games played in the three Super Leagues. In Super League A, Hamilton’s continued their unbeaten run when they...
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Club Rugby News from Danny’s Desk

July 18, 2014
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Welcome to another edition of Danny’s Desk where you can find all relevant club rugby information. It has been a quiet couple of weeks on the club rugby circuit as clubs are currently on their mid-season breaks. However, there was a Super League B game played over the weekend between Kraaifontein and Young Peoples....
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Rustenburg Impala Champions

April 21, 2014
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Rustenburg Impala Champions

Rustenburg Impala on Monday held their nerve in a tense Cell C Community Cup final in soaking rain at Outeniqua Park in George to win the second edition of the Easter Playoffs and the historic Gold Cup. The victory marked their third back-to-back win in the 2014 Cell C Community Cup Easter Playoffs, and...
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2014 Cell C Community Cup

February 20, 2014
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Thursday, 20 February 2014 For the latest Cell C Community Cup news, visit www.sarugby.co.za or follow SARU’s official club rugby and Community Cup Twitter account @saclubrugby • East Rand TV derby to test waters of Thursday night club rugby • Opening match in Despatch on 8 March also live on SuperSport • All 12...
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SA Rugby supports “ClubWise” initiative

January 16, 2014
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SA Rugby supports “ClubWise” initiative

A new, in-depth training programme called ClubWise has been launched by the South African Rugby Union to up-skill rugby club administrators in order to sustain and grow the game at grass-roots level. The new programme is approved by Cathsseta (the Culture, Arts, Tourism, Hospitality and Sport Sector Education and Training Authority) and offers a...
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Saracens vs Jonsson College Rovers

July 23, 2013
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The Lungisisa Indlela Village (LIV Village) is proud to announce that they will play host to Saracens from the UK and Jonsson College Rovers in an exhibition match scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 14th August 2013 on the John Smit Rugby Field, which was funded and officially opened by John in 2012.
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Shute Shield Media Release Friday June 28, 2013

June 28, 2013
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Aussie Club Rugby: Round 12 team changes Randwick have made two changes, with Tristan Goodbody taking over at loosehead and Drew Mitchell replacing Ethan Ford at 11 for their game against Eastwood. Penrith have announced seven changes to the starting XV that will take on Norths, with hooker Kerren Straker taking over the captaincy....
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Club rugby still important

April 29, 2013
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Found this gem by Justin Marshall on a New Zealand website – pro players of today won’t have a clue what he is talking about… Stuff.co.nz It was early in the second half that I began to question my wisdom. Tony Woodcock had ball in hand, a bit of a grin on his face...
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Despatch wins Community Cup

April 1, 2013
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It was almost fitting that it took 79 minutes of the final to determine the eventual winners of the inaugural Cell C Community Cup, but in the end it was GAP Despatch who ran out 26-24 winners over Jonsson College Rovers, courtesy of a last-gasp penalty on the hooter by their fullback Monty Dumond.
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Community Cup – Finals day

April 1, 2013
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There will be plenty of history at stake at Outeniqua Park in George on Monday when two former Springbok team-mates come up against each other in the coaches’ box as Jonsson College Rovers and GAP Despatch slug it out to become the inaugural winners of the Cell C Community Cup.
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Historic ‘Gold Cup’ unveiled as Community Cup prize

February 6, 2013
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The historic Gold Cup has been brought out of retirement and painstakingly restored as the ‘Holy Grail’ for club rugby players in the Cell C Community Cup, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) announced on Wednesday.
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Club Rugby to get massive exposure, money

February 6, 2013
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With the news that Cell C will sponsor the Community Cup, SARU have also revealed that the competition will get extensive television coverage.
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Cell C Sponsors Community Cup

February 6, 2013
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The Community Cup club rugby competition will be sponsored by cellphone company, Cell C, it was announced by the South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday.
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Club rugby entering new era

January 16, 2013
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SARU CEO Jurie Roux said on Wednesday that club rugby was on the brink on a new era as the one-month countdown began to kick off in the inaugural SARU Community Cup.
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Community Cup fixtures for 2013 confirmed

December 11, 2012
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REIGNING national club champions Jonsson College Rovers of KZN will play GAP Despatch in the opening match of the inaugural SARU Community Cup on 16 February next year in Durban.
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Community Cup details released

November 13, 2012
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THE 20-team field for the inaugural SARU Community Cup for SA’s top club rugby teams was confirmed by SARU on Tuesday. The competition kicks off in February 2013.
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Rovers are club champs!

September 21, 2012
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Kobus de Kock scored a try and kicked a 58-metre penalty late in the game as Jonsson College Rovers claimed the 2012 SARU National Club Championship title with a 23-10 victory over Pretoria Police in the final, played at the Rustenburg Impala Rugby Club on Friday.
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Huge boost for club rugby

September 20, 2012
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The revival of club rugby in South Africa received a major boost on Thursday with the announcement that a new televised national tournament for non-university clubs would kick off in 2013.
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Club Champs round-up

September 17, 2012
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Hosts Rustenburg Impala will face Blue Bulls champions Pretoria Police in a heavyweight northern-union semi-final at the SARU National Club Championships after both sides recorded impressive wins in Monday’s quarter-finals.
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Sir Lowrians, a club for the community

July 5, 2012
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Sir Lowrians, a club for the community

In our first feature of Sir Lowrians RFC we introduced you to the who’s who of the club and where to find them – in our second instalment we get to know just what makes this club and its members tick – and how rugby unites a community and cultures.
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