West Rand Touch Rugby League

January 9, 2014 0
The West Rand Touch Rugby League starts on the Wednesday 05 February 2014 and lasts for 10 weeks. West Rand Touch rugby is played every Wednesday evening from 18h30 in Krugersdorp (Rant en Dal) at the Sterkfontein Heritage Lodge. Those interested in cardiovascular, non-contact and injury-free fun and exercise. Individual Players, Friend, School Teams, Corporate…

Camps Bay gears up for Varsity 7s and Beach Volleyball

November 22, 2013 0
Sport lovers are in for a treat next week, when Varsity Sports (VS) will take over Camps Bay during the second edition of the Varsity 7s Rugby and Beach Volleyball competitions from 29 November to 1 December. In what promises to be an even bigger spectacle than the inaugural event in 2012, the defending beach…

SA Students squad for Russia

July 8, 2013 0
The SA Students Sevens rugby squad departed on Monday for Kazan in Russia to participate in the World University Games. SA Rugby The 12-man squad, will be captained by NMMU fullback Jarryd Buys and include former Springbok Sevens international Ryan Nell, Bradley Moolman who represented the SA Under-20 team in 2011 and Tiger Bax who…

Big wins in Women’s Interprovincial series:

July 8, 2013 0
SARU Media Release: KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Border on Saturday established themselves as forces to be reckoned with in the ‘A Division’ of the Women’s Interprovincial competition as they kicked off their seasons with emphatic victories. KZN smashed the MTN Golden Lions 83-3 in one-sided encounter at Ellis Park, which marked another disappointing start to…

Blue Bulls vs MTN Lions

July 4, 2013 9
Curtain-raiser to the Bulls versus The Sharks Super Rugby match. Loftus Versfeld Kick-off:16:30 Lions: 1. JC Janse van Rensburg (C) 2. Robbie Coetzee 3. Julian Redelinghuys 4. Hendrik Roodt 5. Hugo Kloppers 6. Warwick Tecklenburg 7. Derick Minnie 8. Lambert Groenewald 9. Ross Cronje 10. Marnitz Boshoff 11. Anthony Volmink 12. Dylan des Fountain 13.…

All Blacks 30 v France 0

June 15, 2013 5
France have selected a much stronger side, but the All Blacks are still the bookies favourite to take the series. Recent Results: 2013: New Zealand won 23-13, Auckland 2011: New Zealand won 8-7, Auckland 2011: New Zealand won 37-17, Auckland 2009: New Zealand won 39-12, Marseille 2009: New Zealand won 14-10, Wellington 2009: France won…

Japan 23 v Wales 8

June 15, 2013 3
Japan got desperately close a week ago - can they finally get one over a tier 1 country? Recent results: 2013: Wales won 22-18, Osaka 2007: Wales won 72-18, Cardiff (World Cup pool match) 2004: Wales won 98-0, Cardiff 2001: Wales won 53-30, Tokyo 2001: Wales won 64-10, Osaka 1999: Wales won 64-15, Cardiff (World…

Plumtree gone after Super Rugby

June 11, 2013 14
The Sharks confirmed through a media statement that Brendan Venter will start in his new role as DOR in August also assuming the role as coach for their Currie Cup campaign in 2013. Members of The Sharks Board of Directors held a media conference today at Growthpoint KINGS PARK to officially welcome John Smit to…

Plumtree’s time is up

June 11, 2013 0
Sharks coach John Plumtree will leave his position at the end of the season after his contract was not renewed, new chief executive officer John Smit confirmed on Tuesday. News24 New Zealander Plumtree has been in charge of the Durban franchise since 2008, guiding the team to two Currie Cup titles and a Super Rugby…

Sharks appoint Brendan Venter

June 11, 2013 14
Former Springbok centre Brendan Venter has been appointed as Director of Rugby at the Sharks. Sport24 The Sharks confirmed the news via their official Twitter handle on Tuesday. Venter's role will be effective from the start of the Currie Cup, which starts on August 9. This is the first appointment made by new Sharks CEO John…

Deans to sideline Cooper for Lions series

April 10, 2013 13
Wallabies coach Robbie Deans appears set to overlook Quade Cooper for the upcoming British and Irish Lions series with James O'Connor favoured to play five-eighth. ABC Grandstand Cooper still looks on the outer with Deans as the controversial playmaker will not be among a 30-man Wallabies squad to gather for a two-day administration camp in…

Lions cancel US tour

April 5, 2013 5
Regrettably, the Golden Lions Rugby Union management, following consultation with the senior coaches, have taken the decision to no longer proceed with the MTN Lions’ intended tour to the United States of America. Release This the unfortunate result of uncertainty regarding the quality of the opposition, accommodation and travel limitations, as well as increased cost…

Olympic gold may lure Kiwis

February 6, 2013 0
All Black Liam Messam is considering switching to Sevens rugby as the chance to win Olympic gold threatens to lure players from the 15-a-side ranks for the 2016 Rio Games. AFP Code-hopping former All Black Sonny Bill Williams, who has crossed back to rugby league, is also reported to be planning a return to union…

Russian team for Lions Challenge

January 18, 2013 5
The Golden Lions Rugby Union, on behalf of Rugby Union Russia, would like to announce the 23-man Russian Bears outfit that will face the MTN Lions at Ellis Park on Saturday. Kick-off is at 19h00 and the match will be televised live on Supersport 1. Release Russian Bears: 15. Igor Klyuchnikov 14. Andrey Otrokov 13.…

Lions team for Russia

January 17, 2013 5
MTN Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has announced the following team to take on the Russian Bears in the inaugural Lions Challenge match this Saturday at Ellis Park. Kick-off is at 19h00. Release 1.        JC Janse van Rensburg                  (Captain) 2.        Martin Bezuidenhout 3.        Ruan Dreyer 4.        Hendrik Roodt 5.        Franco Mostert* 6.        Warwick Tecklenburg* 7.        Derick Minnie 8.        Willie Britz 9.        Michael Bondesio                             (Vice-Captain)…
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