SA Rugby

No proof of match-fixing in Boland

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Monday announced that an investigation into allegations of attempts to fix the result of matches in Boland club rugby had not found proof to support them. SARU set up an inquiry following the…

Leopards and Valke to contest APC North final

The Leopards and Valke will contest the Northern Amateur Provincial Championship final on Friday at the Old Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane following vital victories in their round-two matches on Wednesday. The annual tournament features eight teams, the Leopards, Valke,…

Vodacom Rugby Stats App expands

        The most powerful tool in the hands of rugby fans, the Vodacom Rugby Stats App, has expanded to epic proportions covering the Absa Currie Cup, the Castle Lager Rugby Championship and the Springboks’ end of year tour.…

SA refs to stamp out negativity

Provincial coaches and referees were united in their desire to ensure that negative play is eradicated from the Currie Cup this season, following a workshop in Johannesburg on Wednesday. All 14 unions – represented by 12 head coaches and two…

De Villiers scoops top honour

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers on Wednesday became only the sixth player to be named South African Rugby Player of the Year more than once, while Eben Etzebeth was named the Young Player of the Year for 2013 for the…

Rassie happy with Bok Woman progress

South African Rugby Union (SARU) High Performance GM Rassie Erasmus on Sunday was satisfied with the skills levels and quality of players available ahead of the IRB Women’s Rugby World Cup in France later this year following the conclusion of…

New format on SA domestic table

The ongoing debate about the Currie Cup format took an intriguing twist with a suggestion that a pre-season play-off series should determine who plays in the Premier Division. According to a report in the Afrikaans daily, Die Burger, the latest…

Matfield return to rugby

Former Springbok lock Victor Matfield will make his return to the playing field for the Bulls in this year’s Super Rugby competition, a report in Saturday’s Die Burger indicates. The newspaper was reliably informed by three credible sources that Matfield…

Is it just plain ugly?

Is 2014 the year of bad taste? Sport24 readers have nominated these three jerseys as if not a little bit unusual or in bad taste, just plain ugly! The Bulls looked to the safari trail for the inspiration for their…