Sharks name squad for coastal battle

March 10, 2016 0
  Last week’s match against a Jaguares team filled with Internationals was billed as a clash of near Test match proportions and this weekend is no different when the Cell C Sharks take on the Stormers in a round three Vodacom Super Rugby clash of huge proportions at Newlands in Cape Town. Director of Rugby…

Viljoen, Pisi herald SunWolves 23

February 25, 2016 1
The SunWolves have opted to include experienced trio of Shota Horie, Riaan Viljoen and Tusi Pisi in their first Super Rugby squad. Amongst them is the ever reliable Ed Quirk who played for the Reds. He will likely be their best line out option. The Lions and SunWolves game will be an exciting clash. Starting…

Sharks name 23 for Kings battle

February 25, 2016 1
Gary Gold has named his 23 to take on the Sharks and on paper its an exciting line up, coupled with youth and experience. The Sharks will be looking to start off strongly and better against the newboys the Kings. Among the new faces in the Sharks will be Coenie Oosthuizen who will be at…

Fleck starts with his pre-season squad in Wilderness

January 11, 2016 12
DHL Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has named his first pre-season 38-man squad on Monday. This is Fleck first task for the season as he was selected as the Head Coach for the Stormers for 2016 last year after what some would have seen as a controversial decision when Director of Rugby Western Province, Gert Smal choice…

Jaguares ready to go….

January 6, 2016 2
  With so much expectations surrounding the Argentina Super Rugby team the Jaguares, coach Raul Perez and his team cannot wait to get it all started. With a most successful 2015 for the National team, Argentina announced there new Super Rugby teams name and logo in December which showcase an impressive squad of international players. The…

Super Rugby Preview: Kings fighting before it even starts

January 4, 2016 6
It is a new year and in eight weeks we will see the start of the new expanded Super Rugby taking shape in South Africa, New Zealand, Australia, Japan and Argentina. This week we will look more closely at the Southern Kings who will be base in Port Elizabeth at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium.…

Mark Hammett confirmed as Sunwolves coach

December 21, 2015 4
Mark Hammett is confirmed to be making a return to Super Rugby. Mark Hammett, pictured in his role with the Cardiff Blues. Photo / Getty The former Hurricanes coach has this afternoon been unveiled as the head coach for the new Japanese Super Rugby side, the Sunwolves. The 43 year-old will take the reigns of…

Stormers get over Brumbies hurdle..just

May 10, 2015 0
The Stormers fought back in the second half to win a close contest against the Brumbies on Saturday with 25-24.     By: Jacques Nortier       The match was an ugly affair which reminded one more of a South African derby with some feeling from both sides throughout the game. Nick Mallett comment…

Lions fight back to beat Highanders

May 10, 2015 8
Turning a first half deficient of 20-3 to a 28-23 win speaks loudly of the quality and character of the Emirates Lions team.   By: Jacques Nortier       The first half was not a true reflection of the Lions performance in the first half and they were able to show the quality that…

Hurricanes win against gutsy Sharks

May 10, 2015 0
Problems in defense again cost the Cell C Sharks another game on Saturday when they lost against the Hurricanes 32-24.   By: Jacques Nortier       Even with no Perenara, Barrett and Savea the Hurricanes had enough to beat the struggling Sharks team even with a much better performance from the Sharks. On attack…

Rebels keep play-offs alive with win over Blues

May 8, 2015 0
In some way we are use to the fact that the Blues cannot put too many good performances together in too many weeks, so another disappointing defeat on the hands of the Rebels of 42-22 sums up the Blues weekend in week 13.   Five tries were scored by the home side, who feasted on…

Crusaders outclass poor Reds

May 8, 2015 1
Christchurch was again as happy as any rugby mad town can be in New Zealand after the Crusaders beat the Reds 58-17 on Friday. If one have to think of the Reds one can only compare them to the Sharks with no structure in defence and no plan to make any team worried on a…

Preview: Stormers vs Brumbies

May 8, 2015 1
From all the South African teams the Stormers have one of the better roads to travel in the last bit of this year’s Super Rugby competition and it all starts at Newlands this weekend against the Brumbies.   By: Jacques Nortier           The Stormers have been talked up in the press…

Preview: Rebels vs Blues

May 7, 2015 0
In our second game of the weekend the Blues travel to Australia to face the Rebels to try and keep the winning ways going for the men from Auckland. If history is anything to go by, spectators are set for a high-scoring Super Rugby game between the Rebels and Blues in Melbourne on Friday. A…

Preview: Force vs Waratahs

May 7, 2015 0
Force taking on the Warartahs is in some way something to look forward to with the Waratahs not really showing the class they had shown last year in becoming champions.     By: Jacques Nortier         One also just have to look back at the opening round defeat against the same Force…
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