Argentina name Rugby World Cup Squad

August 16, 2015 0
[caption id="attachment_55347" align="aligncenter" width="300"] LA PLATA, ARGENTINA - SEPTEMBER 29: Juan Martin Fernandez Lobbe, the Argentina captain leads out his team during the Rugby Championship match between Argentina and the New Zealand All Blacks at Estadio Ciudad de La Plata on September 29, 2012 in La Plata, Argentina. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images)[/caption] The Pumas…

NZ squad to tour South Africa

July 18, 2015 0
[caption id="attachment_55352" align="alignnone" width="300"] JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 05 October 2013 : Kieran Read of the All Blacks celebrates the victory with his try during the Castle Lager Rugby Championship test match between SOUTH AFRICA and NEW ZEALAND at ELLIS PARK in Johannesburg, South Africa on 05 October 2013. The All Blacks won the trophy by…

Australia & South African statistic sides revealed.

July 6, 2015 16
  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)       South African Stats XV  15. Cheslin Kolbe (Stormers), 14. Ruan Combrinck (Lions), 13. Juan de Jongh (Stormers), 12. Damian de Allende (Stormers), 11. Lwazi Mvovo (Sharks), 10. Demetri Catrakilis (Stormers), 9. Rudy Paige (Bulls), 8. Warren Whiteley (Lions), 7. Warwick Tecklenburg (Lions), 6. Jaco Kriel (Lions), 5. Francois…

Investic Internatonal Rugby Academy

December 19, 2014 0
The development of a skill set is key to achieving, whether in the class room, in the work place, or on the rugby field. The Investec International Rugby Academy provides world class courses that give amateur rugby players, as well as coaches, the opportunity to learn from rugby legends. This enables rugby talent the opportunity…

Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup Launched

November 10, 2014 0
The Springboks and Blue Label Telecoms Proteas will go head-to-head in the Nelson Mandela Legacy Cup T20 match at the Bidvest Wanderers Stadium on 5 December 2014. The South African Rugby Union (SARU) and Cricket South Africa (CSA) will partner with the Nelson Mandela Foundation to bring fans another unique encounter on the first anniversary…

RIP Tinus Linee

November 3, 2014 3
Tinus Linee passed away on Monday morning after losing his battle with motor neuron disease. Linee was diagnosed with MND in April last year and his deteriorating health resulted in him having financial difficulties. He auctioned off his Springbok and Western Province blazers in an attempt to cover his medical costs, while the WPRFU also…

Newsflash (22Oct)

October 21, 2014 3
All the news, all around the world   Michael Cheika the new Australian Head Coach Michael Cheika has accepted a three-year offer to take on the Wallabies coaching job left vacant by the resignation of Ewen McKenzie. A source close to Cheika confirmed he would take up the deal and was keen to bring in…

Newsflash (21OCT)

October 20, 2014 21
All the news, all around the world   Michael Cheika has accepted a three-year offer to take on the Wallabies coaching job left vacant by the resignation of Ewen McKenzie. A source close to Cheika confirmed he would take up the deal and was keen to bring in Stephen Larkham as an assistant coach and…

Interview with Jacques Potgieter

October 10, 2014 26
Simon Hill from Ballz Radio talked to Springbok and Waratahs player, Jacques Potgieter all the way from Japan where he is representing the Japanese Top League side, Fukuoka Sanix Blues. Jacques Potgieter had an unbelievable season with the Super Rugby Champions, the Waratahs and has made Japan and Sydney his home for now.   [caption id="attachment_48053"…

Honey Badger spills the beans

October 9, 2014 6
Moving to Japan for any rugby player will be a huge adjustment and more so for the Honey Badger(Nick Cummins), ESPNscrum did an exclusive with one of the most loved rugby players in the world. Moving to Japan has not been without its challenges for Nick Cummins; ordering food has proved an ordeal. "I'm not…

The gentleman’s game

October 7, 2014 4
Rugby may be a hooligan's game but the adage of the gentleman who play it has never been truer than after this weekend - especially in comparison to 'that other sport.'  By: Darryn Pollock from Rugby365 The rivalry between the All Blacks and the Springboks is one steeped in history, festooned with emotion and draped…

Rugby unites to explore post-career player issues

October 6, 2014 0
[caption id="attachment_47908" align="aligncenter" width="545"] SARPA[/caption] The South African rugby community is backing ground-breaking new research that might one day help players in coping with the stresses and emotional pressure of a professional rugby career. The South African Rugby Players’ Association (SARPA) and South African Rugby Legends’ Association (SARLA), in collaboration with the Research Unit for…

Robbie Deans breaks silence

October 1, 2014 3
  It is 14 months since an ashen-faced Robbie Deans sat in front of the media at ANZ Stadium after the Wallabies fell apart to lose the third British and Irish Lions Test 41-16. By Paul Cully of Sydney Morning Herald It was a different Deans on the other end of the phone from Japan…

Frans Steyn on his shock Bok exit – EWN

September 19, 2014 7
Former Springbok centre Frans Steyn has spoken out for the first time since he controversially withdrew himself from the national team just days before a test against Wales, saying he wouldn’t “want the last six months of his life over again” as a result of the “fallout” between him and the South African Rugby Union…

Ultimate Rugby App for the real fan

September 17, 2014 0
In a world we everything is run from either our phones or tablets or computers, we do rely more and more on the Apps that brings us closer to the action in the world of Rugga's. One of the best new Apps available on the Android and Apple stores is the new Ultimate Rugby App.…
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