Posts Tagged ‘ Stormers Rugby ’

Schalk Burger blow by blow

June 4, 2013
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Schalk Burger has explained exactly how a pre-season calf strain eventually resulted in him ending up in intensive care fighting off bacterial meningitis. Mon, 03 Jun 2013 12:31 The Springbok flank has not played since February 2012, and as a result has been the subject of much speculation, with his comeback postponed a few...
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 6 Comments »

Rassie not concerned about depth

November 8, 2011
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Rassie not concerned about depth

Western Province’s director of coaching Rassie Erasmus says they have enough young tight forwards to be optimistic for the future.
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Posted in Currie Cup, Super Rugby | 19 Comments »

Jaque Fourie’s Japan move confirmed

October 24, 2011
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Jaque Fourie’s Japan move confirmed

Jaque Fourie will join Japanese club, Panasonic Wild Knights, from November 1, 2011.
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Posted in Breaking News, Rugby Personalities | 13 Comments »

WP after Brussow

July 7, 2011
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WP after Brussow

Brenden Nel, for SuperRugby.co.za, has reported that WP and Stormers rugby has made a massive offer to Cheetahs and Springbok loose-forward, Heinrich Brussow.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 18 Comments »

WP’s double-edged sword

July 5, 2011
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WP’s double-edged sword

Whilst many will applaud Western Province rugby for hanging onto most of their players, it might come at a massive loss.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Administration, Rugby Personalities | 50 Comments »

Stormers win, but ….

April 17, 2011
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Stormers win, but ….

The Stormers continue to bake a pretty impressive Super Rugby “cake” … but they also keep frustratingly neglecting to put the cherry on top. Rob Houwing writes for Sport24 that by beating the struggling but ever-spirited Lions 33-19 in a gloomy Johannesburg on Saturday, they returned to winning ways after the home reverse to...
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Posted in Super 15 | 22 Comments »

A bloody disgrace

March 2, 2011
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A bloody disgrace

With respect to John Dobson, the Western Province Vodacom Cup coach, it is hard to understand how Lionel Cronje cannot even crack a start at flyhalf for the Western Province Vodacom Cup team.
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Posted in Columnists, Rugby Personalities | 35 Comments »

Stormers gamble with selections

February 23, 2011
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Stormers gamble with selections

DHL Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee has included Peter Grant on the bench while rookie, Gary van Aswegen, will make his Stormers debut.
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Posted in Super 15 | 40 Comments »

Watts will provide the spark

February 15, 2011
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Watts will provide the spark

With the Stormers just one week out from their opening match against the Lions, Allister Coetzee needs to pick his flyhalf now, and stick with him.
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 18 Comments »

Cronje out of flyhalf race

February 8, 2011
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Cronje out of flyhalf race

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee announced his team for the final warm-up match against Boland this weekend.
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Posted in Super 15 | 11 Comments »

Stormers the biggest losers

February 7, 2011
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Stormers the biggest losers

It is not often that the losing coach is the happier one in the post-match press conference.
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Posted in Columnists, Super 15 | 2 Comments »

Plum opts for continuity

February 4, 2011
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Plum opts for continuity

Sharks coach John Plumtree made minimal changes for the last Neo-Africa Tri-series match at Newlands against the Stormers.
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Posted in Super 15 | 2 Comments »

Lions fail to lure Bekker

February 4, 2011
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Lions fail to lure Bekker

Butch James arrived in Johannesburg via jet this week, but the Golden Lions Rugby Union’s deep pockets could not convince Andries Bekker to move from Cape Town.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities, Super 15 | 5 Comments »

Coetzee snubs Cronje (again)

February 2, 2011
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Coetzee snubs Cronje (again)

Stormers coach, Allister Coetzee has decided to stick with young Gary van Aswegen in the flyhalf position when he selected his team for their warm-up match against the Sharks this Saturday.
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Posted in Super 15 | 15 Comments »

DHL becomes new WP Sponsor

November 19, 2010
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Western Province Rugby and DHL, the world’s leading logistics company, today announced the signing of a 3 year umbrella sponsorship agreement encompassing all representative WP Rugby teams, the Stormers and Newlands Rugby Stadium, effective 1 January 2011.
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Posted in Rugby Administration | 25 Comments »

Boks call on Stormers defence coach

August 11, 2010
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The recent defensive lapses on the away leg of the Tri-Nations have prompted Springbok coach Peter de Villiers to lean on the knowledge and know-how of the best defensive team in the recent Super 14.
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Posted in Springboks, Tri-Nations | 13 Comments »

Jean and CJ joins Stormers

May 31, 2010
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Test veterans Jean de Villiers and CJ van der Linde will join the Stormers Super 15 campaign next year.
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Posted in Rugby Personalities | 7 Comments »

Stormers cheated out of fair contest

May 31, 2010
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I KNOW northern and southern hemisphere rugby is played to different laws, but I never knew that the northern and southern discrepancy applied to South African rugby.
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Posted in Expert Opinion | 33 Comments »

Stormers have bright future – Meyer

May 31, 2010
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The Stormers may have lost Saturday’s Super 14 final to the Bulls, but Heyneke Meyer is predicting a bright future for the team from Cape Town.
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Posted in Super 14 | 1 Comment »

Bulls 25, Stormers 17 – S14 Final

May 29, 2010
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After 15 weeks of planning, plotting and playing it comes down to this: An 80-minute resolute and unwavering arm-wrestle for the most prized possession outside of the Test arena.
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Posted in Super 14 | 26 Comments »

A tale of two Boks

May 27, 2010
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I guess it would be hard to describe to the southern tribe how great Orlando Stadium was when the Bulls managed, for a second year in a row, to convincingly beat the Crusaders in the Super 14 semi-finals.
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Posted in Expert Opinion, Springboks, Super 14 | 3 Comments »

Focus a concern for Bok debutants

May 27, 2010
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It is a strange and arguably not ideal dynamic … three rugby players playing probably the two biggest games of their lives, in different jerseys, within the space of a week.
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Posted in Super 14 | 1 Comment »

No changes to Stormers XV

May 26, 2010
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Allister Coetzee stuck with the team that won the semi-final last week to take on the Bulls in the all-South African Super 14 final in Soweto this Saturday.
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Bookies backing Bulls

May 26, 2010
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South African bookmakers are backing the Bulls to win their third Super 14 final against the Stormers in Soweto on Saturday.
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Posted in Super 14 | 18 Comments »

Bulls happy with ref for final

May 26, 2010
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Top South African referee Craig Joubert has been rewarded with his first Vodacom Super 14 final, and the Bulls, of all people are rather happy with this.
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Posted in Super 14 | 4 Comments »

Stats mean nothing – Ludeke

May 25, 2010
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Bulls coach Frans Ludeke believes the fact that this weekend’s Vodacom Super 14 final pits the best defence against the best attack in the competition means little when the sides take the field on Saturday.
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Super 14 sold out!

May 25, 2010
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Tickets to the Super 14 final at Orlando Stadium in Soweto at the weekend sold out within minutes on Tuesday morning.
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Posted in Super 14 | 13 Comments »

Ticket arrangements for Super Final

May 25, 2010
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The Blue Bulls Company (Pty) Ltd would like to announce that the tickets for the Vodacom Super 14 final at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on 29 May 2010 at 17:00 will be available on 25 May 2010. The cost per ticket will be R 350.
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Posted in Super 14 | 2 Comments »

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