EP Kings team for Namibian Welwitschias match

April 28, 2016 0
EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the Windhoek Draught Welwitschias in the fourth round of the 2016 Currie Cup competition in Namibia on Saturday. Kempson has had to make a number of changes to his squad as a number of his starting players received  call ups…

Falcons beat Pumas in Mbombela

April 9, 2016 0
The Hino Flacons showed that they are more than ready for the 2016 Currie Cup when they scored two tries to none and beat the Steval Pumas at Mbombela. I was a match with several big tackles from both sides with the Pumas making too many mistakes in the game. “We definitely didn’t deserve to…

EP Kings Currie Cup team announced to take on SWD Eagles

April 6, 2016 0
EP Kings Currie Cup Head Coach, Robbi Kempson, has announced his team to take on the SWD Eagles in the first round of the 2016 Currie Cup competition on Saturday. The game will be played at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on as a curtain raiser to the Southern Kings match against the Vodacom Bulls,…

Currie Cup undergoes revamp

December 11, 2015 0
Namibia will participate in an expanded new-look Currie Cup from next year, while the Vodacom Cup has been scrapped. Following a decision by the general council of Saru in Cape Town on Friday, the world’s oldest domestic rugby championship will have a new look in 2016, with more matches and a new entrant. World Cup competitors,…

Dobson names his squad for Currie Cup opener

August 4, 2015 7
DHL Western Province coach John Dobson has named his first lineup for the Currie Cup opener in Kimberley on Friday Besides having a bit of crisis at hooker, Dobson has put together a strong looking squad to front up to the team from the Northern Cape who are not only a consistently tough assignment at…

Lions coach stays to end 2016

December 12, 2014 0
Johan Ackermann has confirmed he will stay on till October 2016 with the Lions. Lions head coach Johan Ackermann says he has agreed to a contract extension with GLRU until 31 October 2016. Although the contract is yet to be signed, Ackermann and Rudolph Straeuli the GLRU CEO have both confirmed that the coach will…

U21 wins for Bulls, Lions and Leopards

August 4, 2014 0
Vodacom Blue Bulls flyhalves Joshua Stander (48) and Kobus Marais (42) tops the point scoring list of the Absa Under-21 Provincial Championship after four rounds, a fair reflection on the good showing the northern side had so far in the competition. [caption id="attachment_39895" align="aligncenter" width="151"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] The Blue Bulls had the better of…

Q&A with Gouws Prinsloo

July 29, 2014 0
Ruggaworld's Benedict Chanakira had a chat with the talented Gouws Prinsloo who is busy preparing for this years ABSA Currie Cup. [caption id="attachment_46286" align="aligncenter" width="459"] Gouws Prinsloo[/caption] My chat with the humble gentleman! Will he lead the side into the Currie Cup? So who is Gouws Prinsloo? G.P - A farmboy from Cathcart in the Eastern…

All systems go for new ABSA Currie Cup 2014

July 23, 2014 4
The new Absa Currie Cup Premier Division format featuring eight teams will come into play on August 8 in a fresh start to SA’s top domestic competition, with newcomers the EP Kings taking on DHL Western Province in the opening match. [caption id="attachment_39895" align="aligncenter" width="151"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] The official launch of the 2014 Absa…

GWK Griquas back in Premier Division

July 20, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_46136" align="aligncenter" width="159"] GWK Griquas[/caption] They lost their spot last year in the premiere division to Jimmy Stonehouse Pumas in the promotion relegation matches, but with SARU’s Executive decision to make place for the EP Kings in the ABSA Currie Cup Premiere Devision they had a shot to get it all back. Yesterday GWK…

Griquas 57(31), SWD Eagles 12(0)

July 19, 2014 13
The pressure will be firmly on Griquas to win by a bonus point margin against the SWD Eagles in George on Saturday if they want to clinch promotion. [caption id="attachment_39895" align="aligncenter" width="151"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] Although unbeaten after five matches, the Griquas (23 points) currently lead the Leopards (22) by a single point going into…

GWK Griquas, Leopards in shootout

July 17, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_39895" align="aligncenter" width="151"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] The pressure will be firmly on GWK Griquas to win by a bonus point margin against the SWD Eagles in George on Saturday if they want to clinch promotion to the Absa Currie Cup Premier Division. Although unbeaten after five matches, the Griquas (23 points) currently lead the…

Opwindende spelers na Cheetahland

July 15, 2014 5
[caption id="attachment_22058" align="aligncenter" width="152"] Cheetahs Rugby[/caption] Verskeie opwindende rugbyspelers het hulle reeds, óf gaan hulle binnekort, by die Toyota Vrystaat Cheetahs vir die komende Curriebeker-kompetisie aansluit. Deur: Cheetah Web Tuiste Die Curriebekerspan sal ook deur ‘n span nuwe afrigters gebrei word: Rory Duncan (hoof), Franco Smith (agterspelers) en Os du Randt (voorspelers). Die res van…

GWK Griquas, Leopards racing for qualifying spot

July 10, 2014 2
[caption id="attachment_45919" align="aligncenter" width="225"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] Unbeaten log leaders GWK Griquas return to Absa Currie Cup Premier Division qualifying action on Saturday when they host the Valke at GWK Park in Kimberley. The Griquas enjoyed a bye the past weekend following their narrow win over the Steval Pumas in a friendly last Wednesday. This…

Leopards close gap on GWK Griquas

July 7, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_39895" align="aligncenter" width="151"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] The Leopards romped to an impressive 70-25 (half-time 28-8) win over the Down Touch Griffons in their Absa Currie Cup Premier Division Qualifier at Profert Olën Park in Potchefstroom on Saturday. The hosts were in superb form as they ran in 10 tries to four on their way…
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