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.
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 impressive […]
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 with. […]
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 starting […]
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 Simmons […]
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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.
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.
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 tour […]
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 Coach, […]