Jaco Coetzee, Bosch and Pokomela herald u20 trial group

March 24, 2016 0
[caption id="attachment_53961" align="aligncenter" width="300"] STELLENBOSCH, SOUTH AFRICA - JANUARY 24, Dawie Theron during the SA Under 20 training session and media briefing at Markotter Stadium on January 24, 2012 in Stellenbosch, South AfricaPhoto by Carl Fourie / Gallo Images[/caption]   Junior Springboks coach Dawie Theron has invited a large group to the Baby Boks trials…

Do officials crave the limelight too?

March 20, 2016 24
Officials Officials are starting to act like neglected kids who have always sought attention with atrocious calls and decisions every week. It is as if they want to be in the headlines every week and for all the wrong reasons. Some may call the criticism unfair but its warranted with the number of high profile…

A view from the couch..

March 13, 2016 0
  The Sunwolves have bite For a team that had under two weeks in pre-season the Wolves managed to play a brave, exciting game The Cheetahs should have been worried at some stage and if it wasn’t for the replacements early on from Franco Smith they could have lost. The Cheetahs will take pride in…

Marais name strong Blue Bulls side for EP Kings

July 15, 2015 0
Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Nollis Marais named five Springboks and another on the bench in the team to play the EP Kings in a friendly match in Port Elizabeth on Friday. Francois Hougaard is picked at scrum half, Arno Botha at no8, Deon Stegmann at flank, Flip van der Merwe at lock and Werner Kruger…

Crusaders, Brumbies win!

May 29, 2015 5
  By: Benedict Chanakira         Crusaders 35 Hurricanes 18 To be fair this was a sloppy game which had moments of brilliance in patches. The game started quite quickly though, Havili having had y opportunity to create quite an overlap had he passed instead deciding to hold onto the ball. The first…

Absa Currie Cup Round 3 Preview

August 22, 2014 3
We have a look at this weekends Currie Cup fixtures and squads [caption id="attachment_46357" align="aligncenter" width="593"] ABSA Currie Cup[/caption] Pumas vs Griquas On the face of it this sounds like a game that could be skipped to in order to gain some brownie points for Saturday but on further inspection this one my contain a…

Absa Currie Cup Round 2 Previews

August 14, 2014 3
Its round 2 of the 2014 instalment if the Absa Currie Cup and we give you all the lineups and our thoughts - By Clayton Saville [caption id="attachment_46493" align="aligncenter" width="639"] Xerox Golden Lions[/caption] Sharks vs Pumas - 15 August 19:00 Durban The Sharks will be looking to making a point at home after so nearly…

Steyn move to France confirmed

March 4, 2013 14
The Blue Bulls Company and Mornè Steyn would like to confirm that the Vodacom Bulls flyhalf will be leaving Pretoria for Paris at the end of the 2013 rugby season. Release Steyn has decided to take up an offer from Stade Francais in France and will join them till June 2016, but will see out…

Rugby that Rocks, or Pops?

February 21, 2013 4
Has the Pink Floyd, AC/DC or Led Zepplin of rugby been replaced by Justin Bieber? In 2011 I wrote a post with reference to the Varsity Cup and how, in many ways it lost its soul when Ikeys (who won the title that year) decided to exploit loopholes in the competition rules and field an…

Serfontein commits to Bulls

February 13, 2013 12
The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd is pleased to announce that Jan Serfontein has extended his contract with the BBC and will remain a Vodacom Bulls player in the foreseeable future. Release Serfontein is one of the brightest young stars in South African Rugby and indeed in world rugby, having being voted IRB Junior World…

Morne gets 1 week ban

October 23, 2012 5
Vodacom Blue Bulls player Mornè Steyn has been suspended for one week of rugby after being found guilty by a SARU Judicial Officer on Tuesday. Steyn was cited for allegedly breaching law, 10.4 (a), which deals with the striking of an opponent with, for instance the arm, following the Vodacom Blue Bulls’ semi-final clash against…

Steyn, Mellet cited

October 22, 2012 5
Vodacom Blue Bulls players Mornè Steyn and Mornè Mellett have been cited following alleged foul play in their semi-final clash against The Sharks in Durban on Saturday and both will appear before judicial officer Louis Booyse in Pretoria on Tuesday, 23 October 2012 at 14h00. Mellett was cited by Citing Commissioner Edwyn Wyngard for allegedly…

Plum resists Bok temptation

October 18, 2012 8
Jean Deysel will win his 50 Absa Currie Cup cap for The Sharks in Saturday’s semi-final when they host the Blue Bulls at Mr Price KINGS PARK for the 4.30pm kick-off. SharksRugby.co.za He is one of a host of Springboks who will feature – for both teams. In changes to last week’s side, JP Pietersen…

Blue Bulls unchanged for semi’s

October 17, 2012 5
Vodacom Blue Bulls coach Pine Pienaar made no changes to his side that beat the MTN Lions last weekend for their Absa Currie Cup semi-finals clash against The Sharks in Durban. It is the first time this season that Pienaar could name the same 22 on consecutive weekends and the coach feels that this could…

Blue Bulls 26, WP 13

October 5, 2012 11
We kick of this weekend's fixture with the Blue Bulls hosting WP in their continued fight for Currie Cup survival. Vodacom Blue Bulls vs DHL Western Province Date: Friday, 5 October Kickoff: 19:10 Venue: Loftus Versfeld, Pretoria Referee: Jonathan Kaplan Assistants: Tiaan Jonker, Pieter de Villiers Television Match Official: JC Fortuin Last meeting: 1 September…
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