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SA player of the year nominees

Five members of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup squad have been nominated for the prestigious SA Rugby Player of the Year Award, with the...

Lions say no to Soccer City

Coca-Cola Park will remain the home of Lions rugby, the Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) announced on Monday. Sport24 The GLRU and Stadium Management SA (SMSA)...

Have we pushed the self-destruct button?

A common trend in South African rugby is the emphasis on short term gains rather than long term vision. I know there is a Tri-Nations...

Lions offered plenty to leave Ellis Park

An offer believed to be in excess of R25-million is on the table to induce the Golden Lions to move from their current Ellis...

D-Day approaching for Lions

The Lions have some serious dicision making. Staging matches at the FNB Stadium is one of them. SAPA With little more than a...

Tough calls await Saru

SA's rugby bosses are set for two tough decisions: The future of the Currie Cup, and how to accommodate the Kings. Stephen Nell, Sport24 It's...

Cheetahs 34 v Stormers 44 (FT)

If the Reds lose, a win here can secure the Stormers a possible home final if they survive the play offs. Only the Stormers can...

Bulls 23 v Sharks 26 (FT) Koebaai Bulle

Death match, winner takes all, do or die or whatever. This game decides one team's S15 2011. Okay people here we go. The Tahs win will...

BREAKING NEWS: Stormers Duvenage out

Stormers scrummie Dewald Duvenage has been ruled out of the clash with the Cheetahs. Hectically untested Louis Schroeder comes into the starting line up and...

Baby Boks name side for England clash

Dawie Theron has named another mixed side for his youngsters' clash with England. We've played the Poms three times before and only won when it...

Castle announced as new 3N sponsor

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday unveiled Castle Lager as the new title sponsor of the Tri-Nations series, as well...

2012 Junior World Cup hosted in SA

Rugby’s premier age grade competition will be played in South Africa next year after the International Rugby Board awarded the hosting rights...

Theron selects U/20 squad for Argentina

Dawie Theron, the new Springbok U/20 coach has selected his squad to tour Argentina in preperation for the Junior World Championship. More than a...

Your weekly rugby calendar

The guys at SA Rugby were kind enough to send us a list of all the games for this week. SA Rugby In what we hope...

Kings join IRB Nations Cup

The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Friday welcomed the inclusion of a South African Kings team in the 2011 edition of the IRB...

Better news for Stormers

The Stormers received a timely boost on Sunday, with the news that veteran hooker Tiaan Liebenberg will not be sidelined for as long as...

Stormers may loose hooker

UPDATE: Tiaan Liebenberg suffered a knee injury. Looks like ligaments, will rule him out for the year. SAPA The Stormers stuttered to 34-6 victory over neighbours...

Lions shatter Kings’ dreams

The Southern Kings' Super Rugby dreams lay shattered in Port Elizabeth, on Friday after they were beaten by a second-string Lions XV. Following their...

Settled Cheetahs have more depth

Fewer pre-season injuries and a more settled squad means the Cheetahs can approach the expanded Super Rugby season with more depth than they've had...

Pink becomes popular

The colour pink and rugby are becoming greater bedfellows by the day with the Pumas joining Boland. Pieter Jordaan, Sport24 Last year the Varsity Cup raised...

Lions in for Kings backlash

The Lions, with a back-up squad, can expect a backlash from the Southern Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday. RESULT: Waratahs 38, Force 22. Rugby...

Bulls in fight to keep players

The Bulls will not only be fighting to keep their title as the best team in Super Rugby, they will also be fighting to...

Stormers scrape through

The Stormers staged a dramatic fightback in the last 15 minutes, to edge out the Sharks 17-16 in the final Neo Africa Tri-Series clash...

Cheetahs demolish Kings

The Cheetahs claimed a big 45-17 win over the high-riding Southern Kings on Friday evening, just six days after the Men from Port Elizabeth...

Plum bemoans Sharks attitude

Sharks coach John Plumtree was unhappy with the attitude on defence of some of his players after the Lions had thumped them 41-10 in...

Kings teach Bulls a Super lesson

RESULTS FROM DOWN UNDER The Southern Kings gave the Bulls a humbling lesson with a 23-7 win over the defending Super Rugby champions in a...

‘Top dollars’ keeps Beast in Shark tank

It is official. The Beast will be in the black and white colours of the Sharks for the next three years after his employers...

Sharks, Lions hunt for Beast

The Lions and Sharks have both upped the ante as the tug-of-war for the services of iconic Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira drags on into...

‘Lions revival’ lured Kocky

Seasoned scrumhalf Rory Kockott said the Lions' revival in the Currie Cup was one of the reasons for his decision to sign with the...

Kockott heading for Lions den

The 24-year-old scrumhalf Rory Kockott has signed a new contract with the bizhub Lions, and that after he, in 2006, played a great game...

Lions wont feed on Tina

The Lions look unlikely to put a tick next to the most significant name on their wish list. Securing the services of Springbok Frans...

Lions want Butch and Tina

The Golden Lions Rugby Union remain hopeful of luring two World Cup-winning Springboks back to South Africa, despite the reluctance of their European clubs. Jan...

Brussow back in training

The Cheetahs are spending this week training in Jeffreys Bay ahead of next year's Super 15 and fans will be pleased to see Springbok...

Bulls confirm contracted squad for 2011

Springbok flyer Bjorn Basson tops the list of the newly contracted players for the Vodacom Bulls for their 2011 season. Blue...

ABSA terminates sponsorship with Sharks

The Sharks have announced that ABSA have terminated an 11 year association with them, having decided to drop the current sponsorship as stadium naming...

Vermeulen scoops WP Rugby awards

WPRFU held its annual awards evening last night at the Kelvin Grove Club. The event, held in conjunction with Die Burger, recognizes clubs in...

Sharks retain top talent

The Sharks have announced that in the long term, depth in all positions is well-covered as the core of the current team have...

Join the Lions for the season ender on Friday

Friday marks the end of the road for the Lions Currie Cup... come and join the team at Ellis Park. The Jozi jollers are closing...

Radical new era for Lions

The Lions have either shown the way of the future in rugby or made the worst decision ever by a rugby franchise. My cash...

The chase is on for Bjorn

The Blue Bulls, Lions and Western Province are apparently willing to splash the cash to sign Springbok wing Bjorn Basson from Griquas. Gerdie Karstens, Sport24 Basson,...

Sharks poach Cape’s Hoffmann

The Sharks have added insult to the injury of inflicting Western Province’s first Currie Cup loss by signing gifted utility back Conrad Hoffmann. Stephen Nell,...

Kings to play in Super16?

The Southern Kings are set to play Super rugby in 2013 -without replacing one of the five existing SA franchises as the Super 15...

Sharks sign Potgieter

There may be more than a touch of irony in the decision, but the Sharks have made another major signing when they snapped up...

SARU announce U/18 High Performance Squad

Nineteen (19) players who were selected to the SA Schools team for 2010 have been included in the 32-man South African Under-18 High Performance...

Lions shut the door on Sharks

The Golden Lions Rugby Union have already 'caged' one of their pride and hopes to have another player locked away soon, as the Sharks...

Cheetahs don’t want The Mummy

Springbok Earl Rose looks set to continue in the rugby wilderness after the Free State Cheetahs have denied they are looking for him to...

Another Lion leaves the circus

The exodus of senior players from the Golden Lions in Johannesburg is continuing unabated. rugby365 American Eagles captain Todd Clever has joined the growing list...

Plumtree stays with Sharks

The Sharks have announce that coach John Plumtree has extended his contract for a further three years. News24 Winner of Currie Cup medals as both...

Adams, Mangweni leave Bulls

Bulls scrum-half Heini Adams has signed with French second division club L'Union Bordeaux-Bègles. Planet Rugby Adams, who toured with the Springboks in November 2009, was...

Morné Steyn stays a Bull

The Vodacom Blue Bulls fly half, Morné Steyn, will remain with the Bulls till 2013. Steyn confirmed on Friday that he had extended his...