Domestic Rugby

Gold, new Kings coach?

January 6, 2014
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Gold, new Kings coach?

Reports are doing the rounds that former Springbok assistant coach Gary Gold will be the next head coach of the Eastern Province Kings. Gold’s was released from his last position as the Director of Rugby at Bath last month. The Kings already signed Carlos Spencer as backline coach and Michael Horak as defensive coach...
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Border Rugby – its future and past Part 1

October 29, 2013
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Border Rugby – its future and past Part 1

Our new columnist Benedict Chanakira takes a look at Border’s past with a view to the future.    
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Kings Team vs Lions

July 24, 2013
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Southern Kings Media release: SOUTHERN KINGS TEAM TO PLAY THE LIONS AT NMB STADIUM FRIDAY 26 JULY 2013 Main changes: Darron Nell named Captain in place of Andries Strauss who was not considered following breaking his hand on Friday during practice Ronnie Cooke named Vice Captain and in charge of backline Shane Gates gets...
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MTN LIONS VS GRIQUAS TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT

July 11, 2013
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Media Release From MTN Lions MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced his side to face the Griquas at Ellis Park this Saturday. Kick-off is at 15h00. 1. JC Janse van Rensburg (C) 2. Francois du Toit 3. Julian Redelinghuys 4. Hendrik Roodt 5. JJ Breet 6. Warwick Tecklenburg 7. Derick Minnie 8....
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Leopards and Steval Pumas Remain Unbeaten.

July 8, 2013
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SARU Media Release: Leopards, Pumas remain unbeaten in Absa Currie Cup First Division: The Leopards and Steval Pumas continued to assert their authority in the Absa Currie Cup First Division this weekend as they registered their second victories in as many weeks to remain the only unbeaten teams in the competition. The EP Kings...
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Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

June 19, 2013
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Board backs John Smit in firing Plum

Sharks’ board has strongly stood behind Smit’s decision to fire Plum. We recognise too that John may not have all the commercial experience yet. We have a Board and a management team to guide him in these areas. Our advice to John was, listen carefully before acting and at all times be honest and...
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Hier kom Orania!

April 21, 2013
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Orania se rugbyspan is toegelaat tot Griekwas se kompetisie – en sal teen enige ander span speel.
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Ex-Bok assaulted at rugby

April 5, 2013
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ormer Springbok scrumhalf and current College Rovers coach, Robert du Preez, was allegedly attacked by Brakpan fans and players following the Community Cup final in George on Monday.
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Swartes het beter kans by Lions

December 22, 2012
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Virgili Lacombe, Franse haker van Toulouse, is die vierde oorsese speler wat die Kings vir 2013 se Superrugby geteken het.
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The dark truth of schoolboy rugby

April 16, 2012
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The dark truth of schoolboy rugby

Over the last few weeks, the Sunday Tribune has looked at the pressures associated with schoolboy rugby. We have also looked at how a worryingly increasing number of pupils are turning to supplements and drugs to get an edge.
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Rugby hooliganism in Varsity Cup

March 15, 2012
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Rugby hooliganism in Varsity Cup

The following story was sent to me following the supposed ‘Greatest Rivalry in University Rugby’ between Maties and Ikeys – quite frankly, it’s disgusting.
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Two key injury withdrawals shake Lions

March 9, 2012
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Two key injury withdrawals shake Lions

The Lions have been hit by two key injury withdrawals ahead of the Sharks clash with Elton Jantjes and Patric Cilliers out of the game.
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Habana at 13 vs Kings

February 8, 2012
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Springbok wing Bryan Habana will play at outside centre for the Stormers in their final Super Rugby pre-season clash against the Kings at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
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