Tag: Tri-Nations

Preview : 2015 Rugby World Cup final

WC Final

Tweet   The script could not have been set more perfectly. After the final whistle blew at Twickenham the rest of the rugby fans were left with a cliff hanger scenario. What will happen in the final. Two of the best teams in the world. Two of the best coaches in the world. The best…

Can New Zealand be beaten?


TweetThe old enemies will be at it again and this time in the Rugby World Cup for the first time since 2003. In the last few years the All Black have got one over us and bar the penalty Pat Lambie struck to snatch a win. The Springboks have only tasted victory over New Zealand…

Meyer could be in until 2019!

DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA - AUGUST 07: Jean de Villiers with Hashim Amla and Heyneke Meyer (Head Coach) of South Africa during the Springbok team photo at the Beverly Hills Hotel on August 07, 2015 in Durban, South Africa. (Photo by Steve Haag/Gallo Images)

Tweet   So reports suggest Meyer could be in the Springbok hot seat until Rugby World Cup 2019. The news has been prominent since last season and has surfaced once again this year at a time which is the toughest in Heyneke Meyer’s tenure. This is not new, Springbok coaches always feel the heat before…

NZ squad to tour South Africa

TweetDaniel Carter and Sonny Bill Williams among big players miss out on the squad to tour Africa, I mean South Africa. There will also be no Waisake Naholo as the start winger managed to break his leg on what was an impressive debut for the All Blacks. Hansen also sounded disappointed with the injury suffered…

O’Connor suspended

TweetThe Australian Rugby Union has today suspended James O’Connor until Sunday 28 August after the Wallabies winger failed to appear at two official team functions on Thursday 18 August.

No Carter, McCaw in AB squad

TweetAll Blacks Coach Graham Henry and his Assistant Coaches Steve Hansen and Wayne Smith have named their 25–man squad which will be travelling to South Africa for the Investec Tri Nations Test against South Africa in Port Elizabeth on 20 August.

Rat Race log, Round 2

TweetIn a short competition like this with some obvious results on the cards, there is a lot of congestion on the log but we have one guy that has pulled well clear.

Aussies calls on stars

TweetInspirational halfbacks Quade Cooper and Will Genia have been restored to Australia’s line-up for Saturday’s Tri-Nations opener against South Africa as the Wallabies look to put their shock defeat to Samoa behind them.

DéJà-Vu for Muller

TweetThe man who captained South Africa’s “B-team” alongside Bob Skinstad in 2007 has declared himself fit for the challenge of facing the Wallabies again under similar circumstances in Sydney.