Kings & SARU in Mexican stand-off

February 12, 2013 126

Tweet The Southern Kings announced their reduced, 35-man squad for their Super Rugby campaign which still contains 5 foreign players. The tug-of-war between the Kings and SARU on the number of foreign based players allowed […]

Lions, GUMA battle takes an ugly turn

January 24, 2012 8

Tweet Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) president Kevin de Klerk says the statement issued on Tuesday from their former partners Guma TAC was “filled with many half truths” and says the union had never been […]

4N fixtures and logo

November 8, 2011 9

Tweet So the “Rugby Championship” (in contrast to the cricket joke called the Vroteas)  does have a sponsor. The fixture list is yet another Andy Marinos negotiated special however…

No Kings until 2013 – Hoskins

May 27, 2010 27

Tweet Players and fans in the black rugby stronghold of South Africa’s Eastern Cape say officials have broken promises to get their local side into Super Rugby.

Bulls could lose Loftus advantage

April 19, 2010 10

Tweet The Bulls and Cheetahs could be forced to play their remaining home matches in the Super 14 competition elsewhere than at Loftus Versfeld and Absa Park. * Komphela complains about state of pitches to […]

Snor in warmwater oor Boland

March 28, 2010 71

Tweet Die Springbok-afrigter, Peter de Villiers, is gister ’n rooikaart gewys omdat hy aandele in die Boland-rugbyunie gekoop het. HOSKINS BLAAS ‘N GASKET.

Cheeky is a dictator

March 16, 2009 0

Tweet Fresh from his resignation from Border rugby union because of death threats, Cliffie Pringle now claims Cheeky Watson is a dictator.

Cheeky wants a Super 15

February 26, 2009 72

Tweet New EP Rugby boss, Cheeky Watson, believes that getting a franchise in the Eastern Cape is more important than SARU’s 2015 Rugby World Cup bid.

Maori matched canned

February 19, 2009 4

Tweet The exciting prospect of the Boks taking on the NZ Maori’s in a match in Soweto has been canned on racial grounds.

What a cheek…

December 11, 2008 11

Tweet It did not take Cheeky Watson long to make an impact at EP Rugby. Starting off with retrenching Springbok legend and Hall of Famer Danie Gerber.

Cheeky wants more blacks

December 1, 2008 11

Tweet No sooner had Cheeky Watson been elected president of EP Rugby and he has already attacked the ‘representation’ of the game.

What democracy?

November 24, 2008 0

Tweet rugby365’s Oracle, Paul Dobson, takes a critical look at what constitutes ‘democracy’ when it comes to sporting bodies in South Africa … or more particularly rugby.

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