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New combinations expected for first test

If you read between the line we can almost pick the side that will face the English in the first test on Saturday. Rassie Erasmus...

Nabetragting Super Rugby

It was all New Zealand and Australia this weekend in Super Rugby as the South Africans are already on the June break. With most starting...

With Super Rugby taking a break who is on Rassie mind?

This weekend is the last week for South African sides in Super Rugby before the International break in June. It does not look good for...

Goosen makes PRO14 debut for Cheetahs

Former Springbok fly-half Johan Goosen will make his PRO14 debut in this fixture after being named in the Cheetahs' starting line-up. Goosen takes over from...

Brilliant second half seal Brumbies win

The Brumbies came back from 15-0 down to claim a 45-21 bonus-point win over the Reds in an entertaining derby in Canberra on Saturday. The...

Lions with eight changes to face Saders

Lions head coach Swys de Bruin has made several changes to his starting line-up for Sunday's Super Rugby clash against the Crusaders in Johannesburg. There...

Highlanders send Stormers home with nothing

The Highlanders outscored the Stormers to take a bonus point win on Friday when they beat them 33-15 It started well for the Highlanders as...

Reds and Rebels name their sides

The Queensland Reds have named their team to play the Melbourne Rebels in their Super Rugby opener at AAMI Park in Melbourne this Friday. The...

Preview SR – DHL Stormers v Jaguares

The DHL Stormers kicks this years edition of the Super Rugby of when they host the Jaguares on Saturday afternoon at Newlands. With the Stormers...

Bekker retire from the game

Former Springbok and Stormers lock Andries Bekker has announced his retirement following the conclusion of the Japanese club season. Bekker confirmed his retirement after the...

RJvR relishing Cherry and Whites challenge

Rohan Janse van Rensburg says he can't wait for Saturday's Premiership trip to Gloucester where he will renew acquaintances with Johan and Ruan Ackermann. Johan...

Ackermann accusers on the back foot in latest twist

PREMIERSHIP CLUB GLOUCESTER HAS COME OUT IN SUPPORT OF UNDERFIRE COACH JOHAN ACKERMANN AND SON RUAN. The Gloucester coach and his son Ruan have been...

WP again providing the Hits with racial conflict

Apart from having the worst rugby jersey in history for next year Super Rugby with the ongoing legal battle and the whole circus with...

Take the Money!

Montpellier are hoping to tempt CJ Stander after offering the Ireland international €840,000 a year, according to the Irish Examiner. The back-rower’s contract expires at the...

Ackermann and Son implicated in nightclub fight

Gloucester coach Johan Ackermann and his son, back-row Ruan, are the subject of a police investigation after being implicated in a nightclub fight which...

South African Superrugby aspirations – The Sharks

Seeing as how the Bok season has died down with a whimper, I thought it fitting that we get our hopes up for the...

All your Weekend Highlights

Missed any of the test rugby this weekend catch all you highlights here... https://youtu.be/AjerlZsuAjY https://youtu.be/IxQFmtR1cYs https://youtu.be/I9qj1xu1Lcs https://youtu.be/HKU-K4Swdr0 https://youtu.be/9bLOdGG5ol4    

WP Rugby ‘has sold Newlands’ – claim

Embattled Western Province Rugby have had to move to deny to their clubs that, despite rumours swirling to the contrary, an agreement is already in place...

Wales chance 14 for Georgia

Wales will be led by Lydiate as they take on Georgia this weekend in Cardiff in a historical first ever test between the two...

Exciting semi’s expected

So the Currie Cup Play-off spots have been decided on Saturday with wins for the Blue Bulls(4) Golden Lions(3) and Western Province(2). They have all...

All your weekend Highlights

With so many rugby it is almost impossible to watch it all live here is the highlights of the weekend https://youtu.be/4MnZN4sRo4U https://youtu.be/br_lZmDdOVk https://youtu.be/UPW3CXf5GrE https://youtu.be/b5nLey2xJdw https://youtu.be/tajgFMlhq3o https://youtu.be/zl4oao4SYhw https://youtu.be/_g9-lMvtrh8 https://youtu.be/br_lZmDdOVk https://youtu.be/4AjOVlfUIhg https://youtu.be/qozz2_pjPOM https://youtu.be/czmYabu1YzA https://youtu.be/QAhg7_XI3r0       https://youtu.be/1MHr1efPxuw https://youtu.be/UxbX4HWMq3E https://youtu.be/CsITqPwNzbI https://youtu.be/yclxWFkNrSo https://youtu.be/NC2W0q6f5Os https://youtu.be/ygSFHvRCM6c  

All Blacks drop Fifita, start Hames

September 13, 2017 Kane Hames is the bolter in the All Blacks squad after being named to make his first Test start against the Springboks...

Semi Final Preview – Lions v Hurricanes

I am sure Lions supporters will not survive another close call this weekend but I will suggest you go and see your doctor before...

Wales get win over Tonga

Wales got off to a winning start with their June international against Tonga on Friday when the beat them 24-6 in a scrappy affair. The...

Injury Report

As the season goes on we expect injuries and this week another few has added themselves to this ever growing list.      The Cheetahs have been...

Rohan held at gunpoint

Rohan Janse van Rensburg and two of his family members were held at gunpoint in an armed robbery at their home on Thursday night. The...

International rugby returns to Soweto

International rugby will return to Soweto’s Orlando Stadium and debut at Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban in June when the South African ‘A’ team...

British and Irish Lions squad

The British and Irish Lions squad have been named, with CJ Stander getting the nod. The squad will be captained by Sam Warburton   British and Irish...

SARU answers to new Super Rugby fromat

SANZAAR announced on Sunday that Vodacom Super Rugby had been restructured for 2018 and would kick-off with a three conference, 15-team format featuring four...

Hawks swoop on Cheeky

UPDATE Watson has been released on R2000 bail and case postponed till May NEWS: THE HAWKS SPRUNG INTO ACTION ON FRIDAY (MARCH 31) MORNING TO ARREST...

Liebenberg sidelined

Rugby365 reports the starting team has been announced TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: ARNO BOTHA WILL MAKE A FIRST APPEARANCE FOR THE BULLS IN THIS YEAR'S SUPER RUGBY...

SA arrogance in the game.

Why arrogance a lot would ask. Arrogance, because for a long time we punched above our weight in world rugby, and we believe we...

Kiwis aren’t all that flash

While Damian McKenzie and Beauden Barrett owned the exciting stats last season, South Africa’s top guns quietly put up some big numbers. McKenzie was the centrepiece...

“Hero’s…urr Europe in a Nutshell”

With the Northern Hemisphere halfway in there season things start to heat up in domestic, European and Six Nations Championships. Here is a look...

Hendricks join Bulls

The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd on Thursday announced that former Springboks and Springbok Sevens winger, Cornal Hendricks, has joined the Vodacom Bulls for...

Stormers and Lions name their teams

The Stormers and Lions have announced their teams for this weekend warm-up match in Cape Town. Elton Jantjies will lead the Emirates Lions against the...

Net 2 Bokke was fiks

Net twee van die 30 Springbokke op verlede jaar se toer na Europa het hul fiksheidstoets geslaag. Hendrik Cronje Dié skokkende feit het op die lappe...

Goosen retires from Rugby…or did he really?

According to his club Racing 92, South Africa international Johan Goosen has reportedly retired from rugby at the age of 24. Racing broke the news...

SA Rugby makes ground-breaking decisions

The General Council of SA Rugby on Friday took a number of ground-breaking decisions that president, Mr Mark Alexander, said he believed would have...

Springbok Sevens crowned Dubai Champions

The Springbok Sevens team on Saturday scored a well-deserving 26-14 win over Olympic Games Rugby Sevens champions, Fiji, to win the Emirates Dubai Sevens...

STRAUSS BACKS SPRINGBOK OVERHAUL

We can analyase and complain all we want, Bok rugby is at a low point, let's try and discuss the future. Our Friends over...

Pollard to return to training next month

  Flyhalf Handré Pollard will join the rest of the Vodacom Bulls squad on 4 December for a pre-season camp in George and is expected...

Happy Birthday Bennie

One of not just Ruggaworld accomplish writers and Rugby Guru's is celebrating his birthday today Seems like yesterday that David introduced the "Uncle Robert Mugabe" son...

Protea’s take series win in Australia

With so much that is wrong is SA Rugby this year, it is special when you can see the cricket boys giving it to...

Our coach lives in Laalaa land

As if it is not already difficult being AC, News24 brings us this article.   Cape Town - The theme of English press reaction to the...

The 7 most important attacking principles – according to chess

No I haven't suddenly decided that a solid defense should not be your first point of departure. It alone has never once won games,...

Muster take Maori scalp

A strong second-half performance saw Munster beat the Maori All Blacks 27-14 at Thomond Park on Friday night. Munster opened the scoring through Rory Scannell...

Snor back with some more advise

“All hair should be treated equally, and be given equal growth opportunity”, this is Peter de Villiers, former Springbok coach and world renowned moustache...

New look Boks to take on Barbarians

Patrick Lambie will lead a new-look Springbok team, which includes six uncapped players in the starting line-up and a number of Currie Cup stars,...
Elma Smit interview with Vermeulen on the Player of the year award.

SA rugby in crisis – Duane

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen feels that rugby in South Africa is in a state of "chaos" and doesn't expect the situation to change...