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Sharks 31, Bulls 16

February 15, 2014
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Sharks 31, Bulls 16

Jake is back, and he has a star-studded line-up to take on a Bulls team that everyone has written off before kick-off.
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Cheetahs 20, Lions 21

February 15, 2014
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Cheetahs 20, Lions 21

It is Super Rugby time, and the Cheetahs welcome the Lions back to the toughest competition in the world!
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Lions are in good hands this season

February 7, 2014
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As far as coaching goes, the Lions are in great hands for their return to Super Rugby in 2014 with the latest consultant they brought in.  
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Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

October 19, 2013
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Eyeing domestic player movement under new Bok selection policy (updated)

Having recently selected a Springbok side containing no less than 10 players contracted to oversea’s clubs, Heyneke Meyer has certainly set a new precedent for domestic players both young and older, who harbour Springbok aspirations. Some like former Springbok coach Jake White have recently said the Springbok’s policy of picking overseas players is a...
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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 »

Arthur ready to pack down with Force

August 28, 2013
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Arthur ready to pack down with Force

The former coach of the Australian cricket team, Mickey Arthur, is in talks to join Perth-based Super Rugby franchise the Western Force. Date August 28, 2013 Georgina Robinson Rugby Reporter Talks: Mickey Arthur. Photo: Getty Images Arthur is understood to have spent the past couple of months in discussions with Force chief executive Mark Sinderberry...
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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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Kings bench Luke

April 23, 2013
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The Southern Kings have named Andries Strauss as captain, with Luke Watson coming on from the bench for the match against the Cheetahs on Saturday in Bloemfontein. Director of Rugby, Alan Solomons, said the decision to bench Watson had been made following a number of factors. “Just to put perspective on it, Luke sustained...
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Don’t you… Forget about me…

April 17, 2013
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Don’t you… Forget about me…

As you walk on by, will you call my name?
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Posted in Columnists, SANZAR, SARU, Super Rugby | 15 Comments »

SA Rugby moving in the right direction

April 16, 2013
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SA Rugby moving in the right direction

I read with some confusion on certain media platforms how  Super Rugby results so far is a bad thing for SA Rugby and continue to show our inferiority against (specifically) NZ teams.
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Proudly Rugby

April 1, 2013
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Proudly Rugby

Round about this time of the week you will read my review of Super Rugby matches over the weekend…
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Chiefs team for Blues

March 28, 2013
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The Chiefs have announced their team to play the Blues in their Investec Super Rugby encounter at ASB Baypark Stadium, Mount Maunganui on Easter Saturday at 7.35pm. Ahead of one of the most anticipated Investec Super Rugby matches this year, Chiefs Coach Dave Rennie said “The Blues are a very good side.  They obviously had...
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Saders team for Stormers

March 27, 2013
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The Crusaders are in South Africa this week to face Cape Town’s Stormers. Despite having won 72% of their games against the Stormers the Crusaders are taking nothing for granted. The Stormers are a formidable side that play a very physical game and on home turf they will be a force to be reckoned...
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Canes team for Kings

March 27, 2013
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Following the team’s first bye of the season, the Hurricanes will return to Westpac Stadium this Easter Saturday. The team will have an afternoon match with the newest team to the competition, the Southern Kings. This will be the Hurricanes’ first South African opponent of the 2013 season. Dane Coles will return to the...
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Super Rugby players stats round 6

March 27, 2013
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Super Rugby players stats round 6

All the season 2013 player stats that matter after round 6…
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Gill returns for Reds

March 26, 2013
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St.George Queensland Reds flanker Liam Gill will make his return from injury in one of four changes made to the Reds starting line-up for Friday’s round seven Super Rugby clash against the Highlanders in Dunedin. Gill returns from a one-week injury layoff after recovering from a minor MCL complaint and will join lock Rob...
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Voltbet Super Rugby Review

March 25, 2013
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I have a solution for SANZAR (and SA Rugby)!
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 17 Comments »

Shields spreading the love again (oh and the shit)

March 20, 2013
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The Spred and Spri awards
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Posted in Columnists, Super Rugby | 16 Comments »

Crusaders name team for Kings match

March 20, 2013
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The Crusaders take on new comers the Southern Kings this Saturday. While the Kings are new to the Investec Super Rugby tournament, their coach Matt Sexton is no stranger to the Crusaders and he will be out to show his old team mates what his South African team are made of.
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Kings call back foreign players to SA from tour

March 20, 2013
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Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU) President, Cheeky Watson, left Port Elizabeth this afternoon for New Zealand, to go and address the Southern Kings touring squad following the announcement from the SA Rugby Union (SARU) relating to the foreign player issue.
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Steyn, Kanko dropped from Sharks starting XV

March 20, 2013
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Last weekend’s match against the Brumbies saw some big performances from a number of younger players in the team, and for that, Sharks coach John Plumtree has rewarded them for the Rebels game this Saturday.
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Ludeke makes 9 changes to Bulls

March 20, 2013
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Injuries and rotation played a major role in Vodacom Bulls coach Frans Ludeke’s call to name an almost new side for Saturday’s Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Reds in Brisbane. An unsatisfactory loss to the Crusaders last weekend also resulted in at least four players being ruled out of the remainder of the...
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Rebels team for Sharks announced

March 20, 2013
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The RaboDirect Rebels welcome the return of their Captain, Gareth Delve, from injury for their first tour match against the Sharks in Durban. The Rebels also welcome back Wallaby winger, Cooper Vuna, who has missed the Club’s opening matches with a scapular injury he sustained in the first trial last month. RaboDirect Rebels Head...
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Goosen crocked, again

March 18, 2013
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Reports from Australia suggests Johan Goosen tore ligaments in his knee and will require surgery.
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Kings touring squad

March 18, 2013
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The Kings have released their squad for their tour down-under, and as reported, no Luke Watson.
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Sharks 10, Brumbies 29

March 16, 2013
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The Sharks have been anything but convincing in recent weeks and will look to change that as they take on Australia’s top side, the Brumbies. Teams: Sharks: 15 Louis Ludik, 14 Odwa Ndungane, 13 Paul Jordaan, 12 Francois Steyn, 11 JP Pietersen, 10 Patrick Lambie, 9 Charl McLeod, 8 Ryan Kankowski, 7 Keegan Daniel...
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Reds 12, Force 19

March 16, 2013
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The Force have beaten the Reds in a forgettable Australian Super Rugby Conference clash in Brisbane on Saturday.
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Crusaders 41, Bulls 19

March 16, 2013
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The Crusaders showed their pedigree with a resounding victory over the Bulls in their Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.
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