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Preview – Vodacom Bulls v Cell C Sharks

There is excitement in the air this week in Pretoria with the Vodacom Bulls hosting the Cell C Sharks in what should...

Preview – Waratahs v Reds

The Waratahs will host the Reds on Saturday and coach Daryl Gibson has named a powerful team for the clash.

Du Preez makes a few changes for Bulls match

Cell C Sharks Head Coach Robert du Preez has hinted at making rotational changes during the season and after three Vodacom Super...

Preview – Blues v Sunwolves

The Blues is another team with 3 losses from 3 games and this week after traveling to the South Africa and Argentina,...

Preview – Crusaders v Chiefs

This must be one of the worst starts to any Super Rugby season for the Chiefs in a very long time and...

Preview – Rebels v Brumbies

The Rebels have had the perfect start to this years competition with two wins from two outings.  They are...

Three changes to Bulls side for Sharks

The Vodacom Bulls have made three positional changes to the side that beat the Lions for this weekend home match against the...

Preview – Hurricanes v Highlanders

The Hurricanes and Highlanders match are always something special and we are in for a great match on Friday when the Hurricanes...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Bulls and Stormers with away wins

A weekend with some upsets in Round 3 kept us intrigued over the weekend. One of the biggest upset was teh Sunwolves who beat the...

Match Report – Jaguares add to Blues woes

The Blues remain winless in this year’s Super Rugby tournament after they went down 19-23 to the Jaguares in Buenos Aires in Round Three. https://youtu.be/BobP_Cg5slA The...

Match Report – Stormers surprise Sharks in Durban

The Stormers got their first away win against the Sharks in Durban on Saturday, upsetting the home side 16-11. https://youtu.be/elRU9e4HBkU It was a frantic start from...

Match Report – Bulls outplay Lions at Emirates Airline Park

The Bulls came to Johannesburg and surprised the Lions when they outplayed them to take a important victory. Taking their points when on offer they...

Match Report: Another win for Crusaders

The Crusaders got another win for the season when they beat the Reds on Saturday 22-12. The Crusaders were in control from the start of...

Match Report – The sun rises for Sunwolves with historic win over Chiefs

The Sunwolves got their first away win in four years when they cause one of the biggest upsets in Super Rugby. They were in the...

Match Report – Rebels hold on to beat Highlanders

The Rebels put together a great first half against the Highlanders to hold on to the win 24-19 on Friday. The Highlanders almost did it...

Match Report: Impressive win for Hurricanes over Brumbies

The Hurricanes came away with and impressive win over the Brumbies on Friday scoring six tries to two. It was a different team from last...

Match Preview: Cell C Sharks v DHL Stormers

The other major clash this weekend will play itself out in Durban when the Cell C Sharks will host the DHL Stormers on Saturday. The...

Match Preview: Emirates Lions v Vodacom Bulls

The first big clash in the Republic this weekend is Saturday afternoon when the Emirates Lions face the Vodacom Bulls. This will be a massive...

Match Preview: Reds v Crusaders

This is going to be an interesting one on Saturday when the Reds host the champions, Crusaders. The Reds with only the one game behind...

Match Preview: Chiefs v Sunwolves

You are going to find a very angry Chiefs side on Saturday morning when they face the Sunwolves at home. The Chiefs were on the...

Match Preview – Rebels v Highlanders

After back to back wins to start the season off the Highlanders will be traveling to Australia this weekend to face the Rebels. The Rebels...

Super Rugby Explained | How The Bulls Used Springboks Tactics To Win

We have already covered the brilliant tries from Rosco Specman in Round 1 of Super Rugby, and now it’s now time to get into the truth...

Beauden and Adrie back for Hurricanes clash with Brumbies

The Hurricanes will have to get right back at it after the lost last week against the Crusaders when they face the Brumbies this...

Lions and Bulls without their captains

The Lions and Bulls will be without their leaders when the face each other on Saturday. Warren Whiteley torn a pectoralis major muscle and Bulls...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – SA Teams back to old ways

For the South African Franchise, it was like inviting your friends for a Braai and then dish up cheese and wine. Unfortunately the excitement of...

Jaguares bring Bulls back to earth

Fresh from a 40-3 win over the Stormers, the Bulls headed into the fixture excepting to build on their impressive performance. The Pretoria-based side would...

Sharks and Bulls played to boring draw

If the Sharks and Bulls was looking to end the pre-season off with confidence going into next weeks first round, then they failed miserably...

Stormers run in the tries against Boland

The DHL Stormers ran in 13 tries in a comprehensive 87-5 victory against Boland in a pre-season clash in Wellington on Friday. It was an...

SR Pre-Season – All the teams for this weekends matches

This weekend is the last time coaches can test players and combinations before the start of the Vodacom Super Rugby 2019 competition. After last week's...

Sharks building up for Sunwolves clash

It is less than two weeks till the start of the Vodacome Super Rugby competition and the teams are starting to take shape. The Cell...

SA Refereeing Panels for 2019

Banks Yantolo, the manager of South African referees, has announced the match officials' panels for 2019. There are few changes. The Premier Panel is unchanged....

#SuperHeroSunday, Great day for the whole family

At the end the game of rugby won at Cape Town stadium with Marvel and DSTV Super Her Sunday. South African franchises can take a...

Preview – #SuperHeroSunday

Pre-Season matches are there for coaches and players to see where they are and not much must be read into the results or they...

Sharks put strong team in for Super Hero Sunday clash

With Vodacom Super Rugby just a matter of two weeks away, the Cell C Sharks will be taking on the Emirates Lions at the...

Van Zyl leads Stormers in Super Hero Sunday

Lock Chris van Zyl will captain a 26-man DHL Stormers squad in the Super Hero Sunday pre-season clash with the Vodacom Bulls at Cape...

Vermeulen and Brits start for Bulls against Stormers

New recruits Schalk Brits and Duane Vermeulen will start for the Vodacom Bulls in Cape Town on Sunday when they take on DHL Stormers...

Super Rugby format to change

The rumours are out again that SANZAAR will do away with the conference system which will mean that another team is on the chopping...

SR Pre-Season Wrap

A few teams started their Super Rugby campaign with friendlies as they prepare for the 2019 competition. Australia - Brumbies beat Rebels The Brumbies beat the...

Hendricks and Specman starts for Bulls in friendly

The Vodacom Bulls will be hosting the Emirates Lions at Loftus on Saturday in their first warmup game for the season. The Bulls coach have...

Stormers start pre-season against combined club side on Saturday

The DHL Stormers will start their preparations for this years Vodacom Super Rugby competition over the weekend with a 27-man squad taking on a...

Emirates Lions side to take on Vodacom Bulls in friendly

The Emirates Lions have announce the team that will take on the Vodacom Bulls this weekend in their first warmup match of the year. Sylvian...

DHL Stormers pre-season schedule confirmed

The DHL Stormers will play three warm-up games in preparation for the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby season. Apart from their clash with the Vodacom Bulls...

Kerevi named Reds captain for 2019

Reds coach Brad Thorn has named Samu Kerevi as his captain for the 2019 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. He has captained the side before in 2017...

Bulls will start campaign without Ismaiel

The Vodacom Bulls has suffered their first casualty of the season with Travis Ismaiel to miss a huge part of this years Vodacom Super...

Super Rugby Preview – Cell C Sharks

In the next couple of weeks we will look at our franchises and what we can expect from them. 2019 will be a big year...

The comics are out in Super Rugby

The South African franchises have revealed their new Marvel Super Hero jerseys this week to the public. They will be wearing the jerseys for the...

Schreuder named captain for Sharks

It came as a little bit of a surprise but Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named Louis Schreuder as his captain for the...

Good and bad news for Aussies

There is some good news but then also some bad news for the Wallabies coming out of Australia as most franchises started to get...

Update on Jean-Luc injury

A few weeks ago we reported that Jean-Luc du Preez got injured playing for Sale Sharks while on loan to the club. The extend of...

Lood speak about Bulls captaincy

The Vodacom Bulls new captain speaks about his captaincy https://youtu.be/5dF-9C_TrmE