The sad truth

September 23, 2016 19

Tweet Doc Craven once said “Once rugby turned professional the game would never be the same again because it would have become a job.” Maybe in more than one way those words come true in […]

Do officials crave the limelight too?

March 20, 2016 24

Tweet Officials Officials are starting to act like neglected kids who have always sought attention with atrocious calls and decisions every week. It is as if they want to be in the headlines every week […]

Preview : 2015 Rugby World Cup final

October 30, 2015 0

Tweet   The script could not have been set more perfectly. After the final whistle blew at Twickenham the rest of the rugby fans were left with a cliff hanger scenario. What will happen in […]

Schalk or Kriel?

June 19, 2015 22

Tweet Look at the stats and the answer is clear. So I hear many folks saying that “on form” Schalk Burger certainly deserves a call up to the Bok squad… but why look at “on […]

Happy Birthday David

May 6, 2015 17

Tweet Happy Birthday to one of Ruggaworld’s founding Fathers…. We love you being from the other side of the N14 and giving us your “always” direct perspective on things and your love for our referees is […]

Happy New Year 2014!!

December 31, 2013 2

Tweet From all of the us, we wish you a Happy New Year and may 2014 bring you all the love joy and wishes you may have. Looking forward to a “jam” packed rugby season […]


November 20, 2012 5

Tweet South Africa never looked like losing this Test, so says Mike Bersiks, our guest writer as he embarks on an analysis of the Scotland test match.

Peter Bills sucks and Kiwi cheating

November 8, 2010 12

Tweet A few years ago… okay more’n 20 (i.e. the 80’s) Tony Greig famously questioned Merv Hughes’ inclusion in the Aussie ODI squad to face Sri Lanka. Fat Merv opened the bowling, Fat Merv ripped […]

24 hours

December 9, 2007 9

Tweet What a strange 24 hours in the Ras household.

An FA Cup for Club Rugby?

July 25, 2007 28

Tweet It’s not often that a drunken chat after a round of golf turns so serious that the participants all wake up the next morning wanting to chat about it some more, writes Newshields.

Of Fare Structures and Resting players

June 29, 2007 301

Tweet Rugga World reader, Murph, was in a meeting, sans Gambrinus, when it struck him that the ‘Boks have got their resting phase “backside” about face and, actually, the Kiwis have got it spot on.

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