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Match Preview – Reds v Blues

With a slight chance of still making the playoffs, the Blues will be going to Australia to get a bonus point win to keep...

Match Preview – Highlanders v Vodacom Bulls

Like it or not but Bulls coach Pote Human have brought Pollard straight into the starting fifteen to lead the Bulls in their final...

Bulls care about Bulls

There has been a huge outcry on social media because Bulls coach Pote Human has recall Handre Pollard to join the team again in...

Uncertainty over Eben injury

Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth will visit a specialist to determent the extend on his hand injury. He did not came out in the...

Match Report – Lions to good for Stormers

Defiantly one of the better performances form the Lions we saw all season as they dominated the game from start to finish to beat...

Match Report – Hurricanes take crucial win over Sharks

The Cell C Sharks was again on the receiving end on Saturday on more ways than one when the Hurricanes beat them 30-17. The fight...

Match Report – Jaguares end tour on high against Reds

The Jaguares has put some distance on top of the South African conference after beating the Reds on Saturday 34-23. It was a tough old...

Match Report – Chiefs win unbelievable game against Crusaders

It was one of theist games of Rugga's we have seen in Super Rugby with the Chiefs coming back from 20-0 down after 30...

Match Report – Brumbies too good for Sunwolves

The Brumbies was way to good for the struggling Sunwolves when they beat them 42-19 on Saturday in Tokyo. Scoring six tries to three tells...

Match Report – Waratahs defence secure win over Rebels

It was a great game of rugby which ended with the Waratahs taking the win 20-15 on Friday. The game started as we expected with...

Match Report – Blues and Bulls play to a draw in the wet

On a wet field the Blues and Bulls could only manage a 22-all draw on Friday. Both teams struggled to keep the ball in hand...

Injured Springboks may just work for Rassie

It is never good news when your key players gets injured at this stage of the competition and even worst when they are key...

Match Preview – Emirates Lions v DHL Stormers

It is crush time for South African teams with all five sides fighting for that playoff spot which makes this another important match for...

Match Preview – Cell C Sharks v Hurricanes

The Sharks will be hosting the Hurricanes after a big win for them last week against the Lions. They were not brilliant but they took...

Match Preview – Chiefs v Crusaders

Although the Crusaders had some tight matches in the lats couple of weeks they still manage to come on top. After 15 weeks of Super...

Match Preview – Sunwolves v Brumbies

The Brumbies will want to use this match to cement their lead in the Aussie conference when the face the Sunwolves. With the Rebels and...

Match Preview – Rebels v Waratahs

The Rebels can give the Waratahs the knockout punch this weekend when they face each other on Friday. For the Rebels it is all about...

Match Preview – Blues v Vodacom Bulls

We have three weeks left of this merry-go-round before the playoffs which means every single game from now on counts for something. The Bulls are...

New Zealand set for only two teams in playoffs

It is something we certainly are not used to but it may be that in 2019 we will only see the Crusaders and Hurricanes...

Super Rugby Wrap – Jaguares strengthens their top position in SA conference

For SA teams it is time for stock take after another weekend with some brutal clashes. In a weekend that saw the Jaguares strengthen their...

Match Report – Sharks take win over Lions in Durban

The Sharks got a important win over the Lions on Saturday with 27-17. The Lions are still without a win over a SA side this...

Match Report – Stormers show some teeth with win over Highlanders

The Stormers played a great game on Saturday to beat the Highlanders with 34-22 on Saturday. They had a mindset change playing a much better...

Match Report – Jaguares keep unbeaten record against Waratahs

The Waratahs are on a dangerous road after loosing at home against the Jaguares on Saturday. The Jaguares came out and dominate the first half...

Match Report – Crusaders beat Blues in scrappy affair

It was not pretty but the Crusaders took the win over the Blues on Saturday 19-11. Both teams made plenty of mistakes and where just...

Match Report – Rebels outclass Sunwolves

It was a dominate performance from the Rebels on Saturday morning when they swept the Sunwolves off the field in Tokyo. It as their highest...

Match Report – Brumbies get crucial bonus point win over Bulls

The Brumbies got a bonus point win over the Vodacom Bulls on Friday when they beat them 22-10 scoring three tries to one. Some early...

Match Report – Massive defence secure Chiefs win over Reds

The Chiefs put a massive defence in against the Reds to take a 19-13 win on Friday. The Reds did all the play after the...

Match Preview – Cell C Sharks v Emirates Lions

The last game in round 15 we go to Durban with the Lions that will want to take some bit of revenge for the...

Emirates Lions open their hearts with a house party for CHOC

At the peak of the Vodacom Super Rugby season, a week can fly by in a blur of matches, training and other commitments. But...

Match Preview – Waratahs v Jaguares

Love this stage of the competition when teams have to win at all cost and even more so this year with the congested log. The...

Match Preview – Crusaders v Blues

The Crusaders are back at home this weekend after a eventful two weeks in South Africa on and off the field. With the draw against...

Match Preview – Sunwolves v Rebels

The Sunwolves will be hosting the Rebels this weekend which has become a crucial match for the the Australian side. With only three points separating...

Match Preview – Brumbies v Vodacom Bulls

The Bulls had a great start to their tour beating the Rebels last week but have to content with the current Aussie log leaders...

Match Preview – Chiefs v Reds

The Chiefs and the Reds had a year to forget and this weekend they will want to get that 'W' behind them again. The Chiefs...

Sharks without ‘Beats’ and Akker for Lions

The Cell C Sharks have the Emirates Lions in Durban as they are back in action after their tour and a bye. It is not...

Oom Rugby – Job shadow with Siya

Hi guys. Siya Kolisi had a great game this weekend against the Crusaders so I thought this is a good time to take a...

Crusaders players to be investigated for bad behaviour

The Crusaders seems to be in some kind of trouble following their 19-all draw against the Stormers on Saturday. Two separate reports surface after the...

Serious problems in our game as officials come under fire

It has been an interesting weekend of Super Rugby with most of the talk afterwards about the two games in South Africa, and all...

Match Report – Stormers and Crusaders play to a draw

It was a game that never stopped giving and only a TMO call prevented the Crusaders form winning this. At the end the Stormers...

Match Report – Highlanders made Lions work hard for win

The Lions had to work hard but got the win to stay in the race for the top spot in the South African conference....

Match Report – Foley boot secure win for Waratahs

It was a game where the scores changed more than your wife deciding what dress to wear on a Saturday evening. From the start there...

Match Report – Blues with bonus point win over Chiefs

The Blues finally got a win over the Chiefs for the first time since 2011 when they beat them at home 23-8 on Saturday The...

Match Report – Bulls start tour with win over Rebels

From the start of the match the Bulls put in a massive effort on the defence and that would be telling for the Rebels...

Match Report – Jaguares top of SA conference, for now after beating Hurricanes

The Jaguares came out of Friday and surprise a few when they beat the Hurricanes in their own back yard. They just outplayed the...

Match Preview – DHL Stormers v Crusaders

The Crusaders are in South Africa and after last weeks demolition of the Vodacom Bulls they turn their attention to the DHL Stormers this...

Match Preview – Emirates Lions v Highlanders

The Highlanders are on the road and their first visit is to to Johannesburg where the Lions are waiting for them. The Lions came back...

Match Preview – Reds v Waratahs

Reds v Waratahs is almost the same as Bulls v Stormers, they do not like each other much. With all that have been going on...

Match Preview – Blues v Chiefs

The Blues have the Chiefs this weekend at home in a must win for both sides who are dwelling at the bottom of the...

Match Preview – Hurricanes v Jaguares

The Hurricanes will be hosting the Jaguares this weekend and they will have to do it without Beauden Barrett. The Jaguares have lost their first...

Déjà vu – The ‘Super’ is no more in Super Rugby

Déjà vu, as I know I spoken about the same thing at the same time last year on the standard of Super Rugby and...