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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...

Stormers steal win

This was most properly the worst game in years we saw on our TV sets. The Stormers at the end stole the match with...

Sharks get bonus point win over Blues

It was not pretty but the Sharks secured a bonus point win against the Blues after a great first half. The second half was not...

Brumbies thrash Chiefs

The Brumbies upset the odds to record a bonus-point 54-17 win over the Chiefs in Canberra on Saturday. In a result few expected, the Australian...

Crusaders outclass Hurricanes

It was all Crusaders on Saturday when they outplayed the Hurricanes in a perfect first half to win 38-22. The Hurricanes did score four tries...

Waratahs with the ‘great escape’ in Tokyo

The Waratahs can count themselves lucky to come away with the win against the Sunwolves when they won 31-30 on Saturday morning. https://youtu.be/IZlzhkLazD0 Mistakes cost the...

Highlanders come back again to beat Reds

The Highlanders had to come back from behind again on Friday morning to take the win over the Reds. It was a fast game in...

Preview – DHL Stormers v Emirates Lions

It will be a massive test of the Stormers character when the run out against the Lions on Saturday at Newlands. They have bene the...

Preview: Cell C Sharks v Blues

The Cell C Sharks are coming off a bonus point win away from home and will have to step it up this weekend when...

Preview – Sunwolves v Waratahs

The Sunwolves will be hosting their second home match, this time against the Waratahs. Coming off another crushing defeat last week against the Sharks, one...

Preview – Brumbies v Chiefs

Both the Brumbies and Chiefs are coming off round 1 home losses when they clash on Saturday. The Brumbies succumb to the Rebels and the...

Preview – Crusaders v Hurricanes

One can see by the selection of Scott Robertson that he is not taking this weekend match against the Hurricanes lightly. Although he still has...

Preview – Highlanders v Reds

The Highlanders will have their first home match this weekend against the Reds. They are coming off a win against the Chiefs. The win will...

Naude on loan to Lions

The Vodacom Bulls have released Franco Naude on a loan to the Emirates Lions. Naude who played under-20 was part of the Bulls bigger Super...

Hendricks replace Kotze for Jaguares

Former Springbok wing, Cornal Hendricks, will make a welcome return to Vodacom Super Rugby on Saturday when the Vodacom Bulls take on the Jaquares...

Super Rugby Nabetragting – Great start for SA Teams excluding one

Saturday evening the perception of pre-season and the real thing would have changed, especially for supporters in Cape Town. Round 1 Vodacom Super Rugby Fri 15 February:...

David Pocock out with concussion

The ACT Brumbies will be without David Pocock for two weeks in a row. Pocock was forced off the field after just five minutes when...

Vodacom Bulls visit Steve Biko on International Childhood Cancer Day

Every morning, when Duane Vermeulen stands in front of the mirror, he tells himself three things: Never give up. Stand your ground. Believe in...

Match Report – Hat-trick from Schoeman seals win for Lions in Argentina

A hat-trick of tries from Marnus Schoeman helped the Lions record their first win in Buenos Aires when they beat the Jaguares 25-16 in...

Match Report – Bulls thrash Stormers at Loftus

The Bulls thrashed the Stormers 40-3 in their Super Rugby Round One encounter at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday. Pote Human’s side ran in four...

Match Report: Sharks start with bonus point win

The Sharks were just to good for the poor Sunwolves on Saturday when they beat them 45-10 earning a bonus point win. With only two...

Match Report: Tahs throw it away

Hurricanes came from behind twice to steal the win in Sydney against the Waratahs 20-19. The Hurricanes have got away with one. It took a try...

SA Rugby Referees explain penalty try AND yellow card

What the commentator, Justin Marshall, has to say may cause some confusion. It follows the penalty try and yellow card decision in the first...

Crusaders hold on for win against Blues

The Crusaders made it the third win for the away team so far in round 1 when they beat the Blues 24-22. A bit lucky...

Match Report: Highlanders and Rebels takes first wins of the season

It was the two away teams on Friday that started the season with wins when the Highlanders beat the Chiefs in Hamilton 30-27 and...

Preview – Jaguares v Emirates Lions

Fact, although the Lions have been in the finals of the last three season they have never won the Jaguares in Argentina. They will be...

Preview – Vodacom Bulls v DHL Stormers

The first home derby this season will be at Loftus this Saturday with the Bulls hosting the Stormers. A few weeks ago they played an...

Preview – Sunwolves v Cell C Sharks

The Cell C Sharks are traveling to Singapore to face the Sunwolves in their first round match. There will be some bit of desperation from both...

Stormers side to face Bulls

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has handed Ruhan Nel and Corne Fourie their first caps for the Stormers when they face the Bulls this weekend...

Fassi at fullback for Sharks

Cell C Sharks coach Robert Du Preez is looking for a perfect start against the Sunwolves this weekend and picked a strong match-day squad. He...

Preview – Waratahs v Hurricanes

A South African supporter will see the Waratahs the same as the Sharks, every year they looked on paper as the best bet in...

Perenara lead Hurricanes against Waratahs

TJ Perenara will lead the Hurricanes on Saturday when they take on the Waratahs in Sydney. He is the Hurricanes most capped halfback and will...

Preview – Blues v Crusaders

For sure one of the matches in round 1 of this years competition when the Crusaders play the Blues on Saturday. Even with a few...

Robertson pick strong team for Blues

Although there is no Goodhue nor Sam Whitelock, Kieran Read of Codie Taylor, Crusaders coach picked his strongest possible side for the Blues clash...

No more excuses for SA teams

Every year, at the beginning of the Super Rugby season we take a look the South African Super Rugby franchises and ask ourselves how...

Ashley-Cooper starts for Waratahs

The Waratahs will open their Super Rugby campaign against the Hurricanes at home on Saturday. At first glance the experience midfield pair stands out in...

Ma’a Nonu starts for Blues against Crusaders

It is no easy task in the first round of matches in Super Rugby, and more so when you face the defending champions, the...

Vermeulen and Brits starts for Bulls

Vodacom Bulls new coach Pote Human has named an experience side to face the Stormers on Saturday at Loftus. Both his new signings Vermeulen and...

Vermeulen ready for big year

Duane Vermeulen is taking nothing for granted in what is a big year for South African rugby. Not his status as one of the...

Preview – Brumbies v Rebels

The second match this weekend takes us to Australia with an all Australian derby when the Brumbies host the Rebels. The Rebels have been one...

Preview – Chiefs v Highlanders

With the World Cup looming later this year in Japan we expect a highly competitive competition with players fighting for spots in their national...