Posts Tagged ‘ SANZAR ’

SA’s move North gathers steam

September 17, 2013
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A possible breakaway by South Africa from the current Super Rugby competition under SANZAR to join a new European based trans-border tournament is gathering steam.
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Posted in Heineken Cup, SA Rugby, SANZAR, SARU, Super Rugby | 3 Comments »

ARU leaning towards two Super conferences

August 8, 2013
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ARU leaning towards two Super conferences

​The Australian Rugby Union is open to an overhaul of Super Rugby that would see more trans-Tasman derbies and up to two Argentinian teams included in the competition. Date August 8, 2013 – 6:16PM Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter New challenge: up to two Argentinian teams could included in a revamped competition. Photo: AFP Super Rugby’s...
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Posted in General Discussions | 47 Comments »

‘Rebels’ penalty try was a mistake’ – Bray

May 22, 2013
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Brenden Nel from SuperSport.com reports that SANZAR referee’s boss, Lyndon Bray, admitted that the penalty try awarded to the Rebels in the last minutes of the game against the Stormers was an ‘honest mistake’.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Referees | 4 Comments »

Chiliboy not guilty

March 4, 2013
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Chiliboy was found not guilty for charging into a ruck with no arms.
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Posted in Disciplinary, SANZAR, Super Rugby | 3 Comments »

It’s time to move on from Super Rugby

January 24, 2013
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It’s time to move on from Super Rugby

When will SA Rugby realise that our future lies north, and not in an expanded Super Rugby tournament?
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 74 Comments »

Imagine if…

November 7, 2012
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Imagine if…

All the excitement from the elections in the United States seems have many South Africans reflecting and saying things like; ‘Imagine if South Africa…’
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Posted in Columnists | 17 Comments »

SANZAR: ‘Game is healthy’

August 14, 2012
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SANZAR: ‘Game is healthy’

The 2012 Super Rugby season came to an end last weekend, and from a game perspective SANZAR Game Manager, Lyndon Bray said “this had to be one of the most successful seasons we have seen in regards to how the game was played throughout a campaign.”
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Posted in SANZAR, Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Super Rugby to expand even more?

August 8, 2012
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Super Rugby to expand even more?

SANZAR chief executive Greg Peters has revealed his organisation is ready to consider ideas as to the future shape of the Super Rugby competition.
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Posted in SANZAR, Super Rugby | 9 Comments »

Super Rugby shows improvement in viewership

June 27, 2012
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Super Rugby shows improvement in viewership

With Super Rugby taking a break for the June Internationals for the first time, SANZAR can announce that going into the break all three territories were tracking beyond comparative numbers from this time last year.
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Posted in SANZAR, Super Rugby | 5 Comments »

SANZAR team to play B&I Lions?

June 20, 2012
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SANZAR team to play B&I Lions?

Australian Rugby Union boss John O’Neill is floating the idea of either an ANZAC or SANZAR composite side playing the British and Irish Lions in 2015 according to a report on Fox Sports Website.
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Posted in British & Irish Lions Tour 2009, SANZAR | 8 Comments »

Missing the target

June 11, 2012
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Missing the target

Rugby is under threat, but not from the obvious sources we are exposed to every day.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration, SANZAR | 7 Comments »

A Super Solution

May 23, 2012
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A Super Solution

SARU has less than a month to find a solution for the Super Rugby problem, and options are few.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration, SA Rugby, Super Rugby | 73 Comments »

‘SA Rugby, you made the mess, you fix it’

March 17, 2012
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‘SA Rugby, you made the mess, you fix it’

The message is loud and clear to SA Rugby as they plan to lobby their cause to include the Kings in next year’s SupeRugby competition with their SANZAR partners.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Rugby Administration, SANZAR, Super Rugby | 65 Comments »

SA Rugby delays Oz visit for new franchise proposal

March 14, 2012
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SA Rugby delays Oz visit for new franchise proposal

SA Rugby has postponed their planned visit to Oz for a 16th team in SupeRugby in 2013.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, SA Rugby, SANZAR, Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Ref got Cheetahs scrum calls wrong

March 13, 2012
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Ref got Cheetahs scrum calls wrong

Brenden Nel writing for SuperSport.com reports that SANZAR referee’s boss, Lyndon Bray, admitted that there was a ‘big imbalance’ in the way the scrums were handled between the Cheetahs and Brumbies over the weekend.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Referees, Rugby Administration | 11 Comments »

SANZAR to probe Keith Brown’s scrum call

March 13, 2012
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SANZAR to probe Keith Brown’s scrum call

A controversial late penalty, which sunk the Cheetahs in their clash against the Brumbies, will be investigated by SANZAR.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Referees, Super Rugby, SupeRugby | 12 Comments »

First off-field yellow issued

February 24, 2012
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First off-field yellow issued

SANZAR issued its first off-field yellow card on Friday following the Blues and Crusaders match.
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Posted in Disciplinary, Rugby Administration | 3 Comments »

Raise your hand if you’re embarrassed!

February 23, 2012
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Raise your hand if you’re embarrassed!

Hands up from those who feel utterly embarrassed by SA Rugby’s latest move to convince SANZAR to include a 16th team in the SupeRugby competition in 2013…
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration, SupeRugby | 23 Comments »

Franchises to join SARU in desperate plea for 16th team

February 23, 2012
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Franchises to join SARU in desperate plea for 16th team

Representatives of the South African Vodacom Super Rugby franchises will accompany the delegates of the South African Rugby Union (SARU) to present a case for competition expansion in 2013 to SANZAR partners next month.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, SupeRugby | 3 Comments »

Goodbye Lions, Hello Kings?

February 22, 2012
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Goodbye Lions, Hello Kings?

It can be goodbye Lions, hello Kings come 2013 as a political decision has been endorsed to allow only ONE TEAM per PROVINCE.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, RuggaWorld Exclusives, SANZAR, SupeRugby | 151 Comments »

SARU to use TV viewership numbers in Super Rugby battle

February 15, 2012
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SARU to use TV viewership numbers in Super Rugby battle

The five local teams in the Super 15 have sent a new proposal to the SA Rugby Union (Saru) putting their case for expanding the tournament to the Super 16 from 2013.
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Posted in Rugby Administration, SupeRugby | 69 Comments »

SANZAR announce referees for first 6 Rounds of Super Rugby

February 8, 2012
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SANZAR announce referees for first 6 Rounds of Super Rugby

SANZAR today announced the referee appointments for the first six rounds of the 2012 Vodacom Super Rugby season, kicking off on Friday February 24th.
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Rugby break-away on the cards?

November 14, 2011
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Rugby break-away on the cards?

According to news reports from the United Kingdom, a ‘violent breakaway’ from current rugby controlling bodies to form a new global league may not be too far off.
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Posted in Club Rugby, Expert Opinion, Heineken Cup, Other Unions / Teams, Rugby Administration, SANZAR, Super Rugby | 18 Comments »

Bryce ‘rewarded’ by SANZAR

November 11, 2011
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Bryce ‘rewarded’ by SANZAR

In a move which will stun most South African fans, SANZAR has included Bryce Lawrence in their merit panel of referees for next year’s Super Rugby series.
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Posted in Referees, SANZAR | 6 Comments »

Progress made in Super Rugby

August 22, 2011
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Progress made in Super Rugby

Changes made around five key areas of play – the tackle, scrum, offside, ruck, and maul – over the past three seasons have begun to have an impact in shaping the game that SANZAR wants to see played in Super Rugby.
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Twitter lands Terblance in trouble

July 14, 2011
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Sharks centre and Super Rugby captain, Stefan Terblanche, appeared before SANZAR Judicial Officer, Terry Willis on Thursday for an alleged breach of the SANZAR Code of Conduct.
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Posted in Disciplinary, SANZAR | 8 Comments »

First week bye to be rotated

June 27, 2011
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First week bye to be rotated

The Super Rugby schedule which saw a South African team (Stormers) start the tournament with a bye will in future be rotated between all three participating nations.
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Posted in Super Rugby | 2 Comments »

Eligibility rules explained

June 22, 2011
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Much has been made of the player eligibility rules for the Super Rugby finals, we chatted to Anthony Mackaiser from SANZAR to find the answers.
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Posted in SANZAR | 2 Comments »

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