Theron names 36-man squad

April 1, 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] SA Rugby Magazine have published the side: Head coach Dawie Theron has named…

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…

A few lessons and maybe some hope?

August 9, 2015 20
[caption id="attachment_55880" align="aligncenter" width="300"] By: SA Rugby[/caption] Argentina have reasons to be positive The brilliance that was the Pumas must be acknowledged. Their development side managed to dazzle in the Vodacom Cup a few years ago and some of those performers excelled a few years later. They made history for their country and beat the…

New Zealand edge Samoa!

July 8, 2015 23
  By: Benedict Chanakira (BC)     Both sides scored one try with George Moala touching down for the All Blacks on debut, while Dan Carter kicked the conversion and six penalties. This was proper Test rugby and the depleted Al Black side, still managed to get the business done. It is the lowest score by New…

RWC Final: All Blacks 8, France 7

October 23, 2011 47
This is what it is all about. Today the world will see who will be crowned Rugby World Champions! ROAD TO SEMIS: New Zealand: Beat Tonga 41-10 - match report and video highlights Beat Japan 83-7- match report and video highlights Beat France 37-17- match report and video highlights Beat Canada 79-15- match report and video highlights Beat Argentina 33-10-…

More rugby experts slams IRB/Referees

October 21, 2011 16
There seems to be no respite for the IRB as opinions from respected rugby experts slamming the organisation and its referees continues to dominate Rugby World Cup headlines. Nick Mallet - New Zealand Herald The International Rugby Board "couldn't market a piss up in a brewery" and needs to be overhauled following the Rugby World…

Australia 21, Wales 18

October 21, 2011 46
It is the game no-one really wants to play but could give either team some consolation for not making the Rugby World Cup final. Recent Results: 2010: Australia won 25-16, Cardiff 2009: Australia won 30-12, Cardiff 2008: Wales won 21-18, Cardiff 2007: Australia won 32-20, Cardiff (World Cup pool match) 2007: Australia won 31-0, Brisbane…

All Blacks unchanged for final

October 20, 2011 0
All Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have today announced the All Blacks team for the 2011 Rugby World Cup Final against France at Eden Park, Auckland, on Sunday October 23, naming an unchanged starting XV from the side that beat Australia 20– 6 in last weekend’s Semifinal.…

RWC 2011: The only lesson worth learning

October 18, 2011 123
What is the most important lesson we could take from the Rugby World Cup? Drop our bloody fascination with the event! I don’t like the Rugby World Cup, but I guess it is something you will know if you followed my thoughts and columns over the last 5 years.  Sure it’s great to see the…

White: ‘Blame SA Rugby’ & more criticism of RWC refs

October 18, 2011 7
Current Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, received some sympathy from an unlikely source - World Cup winning coach Jake White. Sport24 Former Springbok and World Cup winning coach, Jake White has expressed the sympathy he feels for Bok coach, Peter de Villiers after the Boks’ exit last weekend. “I have a great deal of sympathy…

Joubert to ref RWC final

October 17, 2011 11
South Africa's Craig Joubert will referee the Rugby World Cup final between New Zealand and France, the International Rugby Board (IRB) announced on Monday. Sport24 The showpiece match, which takes place at Auckland's Eden Park on Sunday, October 23, will be Joubert's first time in charge of a World Cup final. Joubert was unobtrusive while…

Beale out of semi

October 15, 2011 3
Australia full-back Kurtley Beale has lost his race to be fit for Sunday's Rugby World Cup semifinal against New Zealand at Auckland's Eden Park. SuperSport Beale, 22, who has been battling a hamstring injury, withdrew prior to Saturday's final captain's run at North Harbour Stadium, a team spokesman said. "While Beale did later take part…

Wales 8, France 9

October 15, 2011 47
When they get it on both teams can be spectacular - but this is a Rugby World Cup semi-final - who has the nerve? Recent Results: 2011: France won 28-9, Paris 2010: France won 26-20, Cardiff 2009: France won 21-16, Paris 2008: Wales won 29-12, Cardiff 2007: France won 34-7, Cardiff 2007: France won 32-21,…

Noakes drops ‘match-fixing’ bombshell

October 14, 2011 104
Just as the dust started to settle on the unsuccessful defence by the Springboks of their Rugby World Cup title, respected sports science guru, Professor Tim Noakes has dropped another bombshell. Sport24 In a letter addressed to the Cape Times, Noakes suggested that the result of the World Cup quarter-final between South Africa and Australia was…

Richie will captain the All Blacks

October 13, 2011 5
The All Blacks starting XV, which will again be captained by Richie McCaw, features just three changes to the team that beat Argentina 33-10 in last weekend’s Quarterfinal Aaron Cruden, who came off the bench last week, is starting at first five-eighth in place of the injured Colin Slade; Israel Dagg comes in for the…
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