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Lions announce coaching dream team…. now if they can get players too…

Lions have announced a dream team of coaching staff for the Currie Cup campaign... now they just need a few players... As The Bulls came...

Baby Boks get French-fried – again

The South African U20s conceded their second defeat on their two week tour to France after going down 13-3 to a French Selection XV...

Mapoe in Cheetahs’ midfield?

Springbok Sevens star Lionel Mapoe may well become the Cheetahs' new midfield maestro, following his succesful move from wing to outside centre in a...

Spies joins injury list

Springbok No.8 Pierre Spies has become the latest high profile player to be ruled out of the Bulls' pre-season fixture against the Lions in...

Bulls have their hopes on Longdrop

The Vodacom Bulls will “go with faith” that their utility back Jaco van der Westhuyzen will arrive in time for the start of the...

Wikus heading back to Lions den

World Cup-winning Springbok Wikus van Heerden has re-signed with the Golden Lions, just days after he announced his departure from English Premiership club Saracens....

Plumtree applies for Kiwi post

Sharks coach John Plumtree appears to be ready to return home to New Zealand, after reports surfaced that he had applied to take over...

Lions do more buying

The Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU) on Thursday announced another addition to the franchise from the International Rugby Academy of New Zealand ahead of...

SARU to ‘export’ the Kings

Unwanted as a Super Rugby franchise, the South African Rugby Union is expected to 'export' the Eastern Cape's Southern Kings to some of the...

Burton Francis is nie meer ‘n Bul nie—- Lions sign Bulls 10

The Lions have signed the Bulls Super 14 replacement flyhalf and Morne Steyn understudy Burton Francis with effect 1 November 2009. Francis is the Vidacom...

Lions name their team

The Lions have named an interesting squad for the game against the Bulls. They're also looking to keep Jacque Fourie here in Jozi having...

Long weekend round-up

Mistake sets Lauaki free | Top ref retires | Irish legend dies | Blasers vir Leeu-toer | O'Leary will miss tour | Vodacom results...

Rassie, Jake on the move?

Where there's smoke, there's fire - and there's plenty smoke in the Cape. Like Jake White coaching the Stormers and Rassie moving - guess...

Muir heads up academy

It seems South Africa has finally waken up with the news that a new International Rugby Academy will be established in South Africa -...

SA Rugby Award Nominees

Nominations for the SA Rugby player's & teams of the year have been released - here they are with my own predictions. SARugby.net Sharks players dominate...

Lions get international flavour

There will be some international flavour to the Lions when they start their Super 14 campaign. Hennie Brandt for SuperRugby writes that Willie Rickards, a...

It’s time to get it together

It is Loffie's third year in charge and the Lions coach looks back and what went wrong. Speaking to Rugby365 Lions coach Eugene Eloff will...

Squad Boks are ‘moerig’

Lots of players in the Bok-training squad that did not make the cut off are very "moerig" according to the Cape tabloid Son. I only...

Returning Matfield keep Bulls at home

Springbok lock Danie Rossouw turned down a big-money offer when he heard Victor Matfield was returning home to South Africa - a move that...

Dick Muir answers your questions about the Sharks

Recently the Sunday Times invited it's readers to send in questions for Sharks coach Dick Muir to answer. You must have some regrets about...

RWC injury kept Jean in WP

The muscle injury that nearly broke Jean de Villiers's heart at the rugby World Cup last year probably saved his career with Western Province...

Setback for Boland Cavaliers

The Boland Cavaliers will have to dig deep into their reserve strength for next Saturday's warm-up match against the Stormers at Wellington. News 24...

My brother, my friend

It’s a dream come true for two brothers who until recently were battling each other on opposite sides of the field. Then one day...

Twinkle-toed Zane a quick-rising star

Rugby followers may remember Zane Kirchner as the young Griquas’ fullback who scored the winning try against the Blue Bulls in the Vodacom Cup...

Sharks sighted in Japan waters

With the Springboks winning the 2007 Rugby World Cup and South African clubs Bulls and Sharks contesting the Super 14 final, it's fairly obvious...

I’m sorry, but surely Schalk deserves better

Schalk Burger, one of the heroes of the Springbok World Cup triumph, left Cape Town for George yesterday morning (Sunday). Gavin Rich writes in the...

Catching Up with Pat Cilliers

Eight consecutive games into the Currie Cup, against the Lions at The Absa Stadium Durban, young prop Patric Cilliers was weaving his way towards...

Bulls interview new coaches

The hunt for Heyneke Meyer's successor as Bulls coach is likely to begin on Wednesday when interviews will be conducted with several candidates. Morris...

Rassie has his eye on Bobo

Stormers coach Rassie Erasmus almost acquired the services of Sharks utility back and Springbok centre Gcobani Bobo in his Super 14 recruitment drive, but...

Bye Bye Luke

Luke Watson will not captain the Stormers next season with a decision already taken at Newlands that World Cup-winning flank Schalk Burger will lead...

Province give Seconds the boot

Egon Seconds is looking for a new rugby home since Western Province have not offered this lightning-fast wing a contract for next season. Stephen...

Bulls add new fullback to their squad

Exciting Namibian fullback Tertius Losper has signed with the Blue Bulls and will for the next two years compete with Tiger Mangweni and Zane...

Van Vuuren signs with Bulls

The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd has signed a one year contract with the Puma's tighthead prop Rassie van Vuuren. News 24 reports that...

Human moves to the Lions

The Vodacom Blue Bulls' under 21-flanker Gerhard Human has signed a two-year contract with the Lions. The Blue Bull website reports Human, who is...

Sharks Rally Behind Cedric Mkhize

It has been three months since the tragic vehicle accident in Welkom that not only took the life of two national rugby players but...

One in, one out for Bulls

The Blue Bulls are set to lose another star performer with the shock news on Sunday that long time servant, fullback Johan Roets, will...

Straeuli scouting WP talent

Ex-Bok coach and now Sharks Commercial Manager, Rudolph Straeuli, used the trial match organized by new Stormers Super 14 coach, Rassie Erasmus, to scout...

Bernie to join Stormers?

So you just happen to be regarded as one of the best flyhalf’s of modern rugby. Your deal to go play in some European...

WP team for Free State hiding

Gary Gold announces his side that will get trounced by Free State this weekend.All WP fans please move closer, as Gary Gold has announced...

Ellis Park Stadium Park and Ride – Now Available

A park and ride facility is now available to Lions games at Ellis Park Stadium and will be running this Saturday for the Lions vs....

Statement from the Governing Body of the Stormers

At a meeting of the Governing Body of the Vodacom Stormers at Newlands on Monday, representatives from Boland RU and WPRFU decided to retain...

Bulls are the most popular

For the first time ever, the Bulls have become the most popular rugby brand in South African rugby, proving the old maxim that success...

Here begins the third week of Tour [Lions]

Please allow me to begin by making amends for an error I made last week. That was forgetting to wish two of our Squad...

Ellis Park Stadium Safety and Security Improved

Ellis Park World of Sport has recently been busy with procedures to improve the safety and security in and around the stadium, and have...

Tickets for Stormers home leg now on sale

Tickets for the remaining Vodacom Stormers matches at Newlands Rugby Stadium have just gone on sale at your nearest Computicket / ShopriteCheckers outlet. The...

The Law can upset White’s thinking

De Wet Barry may well upset Jake White's thinking on who should be his WC centre pairing. Just about everybody wrote Barry off as a centre...

WP looking to appoint foreign coach

The Stormers and Western Province seemed to have cast their net a bit wider than originally expected to try end the current slump the...

Lions tour diary Week 2

With the narrow win against the Force fresh in our minds, we were well aware our second game away would be much tougher. With...

Stormers fans, your franchise needs you.

The Stormers are running a world map of support on their website, the ultimate target is 1 million registered users. They're a long way...

National rugby psyche on a high

The Sharks website, www.sharksrugby.co.za , are reporting that the South African Super 14 sides are communicating amongst each other, to the obvious benefit of...