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Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers says he is finding it tough to get a new job in the South African rugby fraternity. De Villiers currently coaches the University of the Western Cape, who compete in the Varsity Shield competition.…

Daily Quickie from North

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  Dowson to leave Saints for Worcester Worcester Warriors have announced that Northampton Saints back-row Phil Dowson will join them at the end of the season. The 33-year-old will move to the Warriors – who are currently in first position on…

Etzebeth out for four weeks

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DHL Stormers locks Eben Etzebeth and Manuel Carizza could both miss the start of the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby season. Etzebeth (chest injury) and Carizza (shoulder) both suffered injuries in Friday’s 39-31 pre-season win over the Cheetahs and they will…

Deans to coach Baa-Baas

Former Wallabies and Crusaders coach Robbie Deans will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Ireland and England in May, report SARugbyMag.co.za The contests, to be played at Thomond Park and Twickenham, will mark the 125th anniversary of…

Dear Coach: The Overlap…..

This week  ” Coach” explain the overlap and how to create the overlap  even with drift defenders…..     An overlap is when the ball carrier and attackers outside him have fewer defenders in front of them. Normally, the attacker…

Du Plessis’s staying put…

The French transfer merry-go-round is beginning to spin out of control, spewing out a couple of Springbok brothers in the process…reports Rugby365Reports in the French media claimed that World Cup-winning Springbok front row forwards Bismarck and Jannie Du Plessis will…

Jake wants to stay in France

Jake White would like to extend his six-month stint with Montpellier by another two years. White took over from Fabien Galthié as head coach last month after the French club had lost nine consecutive matches. The 2007 World Cup-winning coach made a…

Steyn ousts Jantjies in kicking duel

SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12, French Top 14 and Japanese Top League matches, which involved South African players. ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP – A late drop goal saw London Irish stun Don Armand‘s Exeter Chiefs 28-26. The Chiefs,…

Wits rebuild for the future

FNB Wits will be taking part in the FNB Varsity Shield this year after failing to retain their place in the FNB Varsity Cup presented by Steinhoff International and are currently undergoing a complete overhaul under the guidance of former…