Category: Outgoing tours

Ruggaworld “Live” Match centre

We ending the year’s test matches with two mouth-watering matches between Wales and the Springboks in Cardiff and England against Australia at Twickenham. All four teams are desperate to end the tour of with a win as non of the four…

Test weekend preview

The Springboks and Wales will close the curtain on test rugby for 2014 in Cardiff with England also hosting a Wallaby side who will definitely want to close the year on a high after last week narrow lost against Ireland.…

Meyer changes eight for Wales

Tendai Mtawarira, Bismarck du Plessis, Willie le Roux, Cornal Hendricks and Lwazi Mvovo are back in the Springbok starting line-up for Saturday’s Test against Wales at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff. The changes in the back three were required because…

Irish pot of Gold as Boks stutter

Ruggaworld’s’ Benedict Chanakira have a look at the weekend’s matches up north. Ireland have surprised many but have been on an upward trajectory since that last minute ambush the All Blacks gave them in 2013. The loss was a boost,…

The tale of two Halfbacks

Ruggaworld’s Benedict Chanakira looks at the Springboks match with players that stood out and the other End of Year Tour Internationals played over the past weekend. Did Patrick Lambie make the 10 shirt his? and was it a master class display?…

Boks should have picked Carr

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has missed a golden opportunity to bring Western Province and Stormers back-row Nizaam Carr in to his Test squad….by David Skippers from Planet Rugby A place in the run-on side – against a team of England’s…

Rokoduguni out for Springboks clash

Semesa Rokoduguni will miss Saturday’s game with South Africa through injury and has been replaced in the England squad by Marland Yarde. The Bath winger made his Test debut against New Zealand on Saturday but has picked up a thigh…

Springbok redemption?

Ruggaworld’s Benedict Chanakira look ahead at this weekend International clashes and have a swipe at the past weekend’s games…. We turn to the second week of Autumn internationals and its pretty much the same story.Wales still talking the talk but…

Arrogant Boks took a beating

The defeat in Dublin was the reality check all of South African rugby needed when it comes to the Springboks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper. A World Cup was once won at Ellis Park, way back in 1995.…

‘Boks out-thought and out-fought’

What the Irish newspapers are saying after their team’s 29-15 win at the Aviva Stadium on Saturday…by Jon Cardinelli from SARugbymag Irish eyes are certainly smiling this morning after a famous victory against the No 2-ranked team in the world.…