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  • Argentina hold on for historic win over South Africa

    Argentina hold on for historic win over South Africa

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    Argentina’s Pumas earned a historic first ever victory over South Africa by beating the Springboks 26-24 in a Rugby Championship match in Salta. Argentina beat South Africa in Durban in the Rugby Championship last year but this is their first on home soil and their third victory in the Rugby Championship. South Africa looked to […]Read More »
  • Sharks remain unbeaten in Currie Cup

    Sharks remain unbeaten in Currie Cup

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    The Sharks retained their unbeaten record in the 2016 Currie Cup competition with a well-taken 26-19 win over a spirited Blue Bulls side at Kings Park, Durban, on Saturday. In their first three games this season, they managed as many bonus-point victories against the Pumas, Griquas and Boland Cavaliers but this time, their attacking prowess […]Read More »
  • Province earn first Currie Cup victory of the season

    Province earn first Currie Cup victory of the season

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    Western Province finally secured their first win of the 2016 Currie Cup season when they romped home 36-6 with a scrappy performance against Eastern Province Kings at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, Port Elizabeth, on Saturday afternoon. Western Province came away with the lion’s share of first-half possession but had to settle for a mere […]Read More »
  • All Blacks beat Wallabies to retain Bledisloe Cup

    All Blacks beat Wallabies to retain Bledisloe Cup

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    New Zealand’s All Blacks will remain on top of the Rugby Championship standings after beating Australia’s Wallabies 29-9 in the second Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup match in Wellington. The All Blacks outscored Australia by four tries to none in the match so they earn a second try bonus point and lead the standings with ten points. […]Read More »
  • Read : All Blacks still have plenty of work to do

    Read : All Blacks still have plenty of work to do

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    All Blacks captain Kieran Read says that even though they comprehensively beat Australia last week in the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Championship they still have plenty of work to do. The All Blacks beat the Wallabies 8-42 and a victory in Wellington will ensure that the All Blacks retain the Bledisloe cup for another year. Captain […]Read More »
  • Cheika : Wallabies just as hungry for Bledisloe Cup

    Cheika : Wallabies just as hungry for Bledisloe Cup

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    Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says that Australia want to win the Bledisloe Cup just as much as New Zealand’s All Blacks. Australia have not held the Cup since 2002 and are looking to break a 15-year winless drought in New Zealand to even things up in the current series, after a 42-8 loss to New […]Read More »
  • Lions bounce back in Currie Cup with Boland win

    Lions bounce back in Currie Cup with Boland win

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    Having lost to Griquas the Golden Lions Golden Lions got back on to the Currie Cup-winning trail by thrashing the Boland Cavaliers 60-12 at Ellis Park on Friday. The Lions ran in nine tries to two in a dominant second-half display as the Cavaliers lost their discipline in defence and with their handling after being […]Read More »
  • Swart helps Griquas to Pumas Currie Cup victory

    Swart helps Griquas to Pumas Currie Cup victory

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    Griquas’ deadly accurate marksman Clinton Swart made the difference as his side held out for a 41-35 win over hosts Pumas in an entertaining Currie Cup match in Nelspruit on Friday evening. Swart was named ‘Man-of-the-Match’ afterwards for his personal haul of 21 points via three conversions and five penalties. Each side managed four tries […]Read More »
  • Argentina name unchanged team for Springboks

    Argentina name unchanged team for Springboks

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    Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has retained the Pumas team that narrowly lost to South Africa last week for this weekend’s Rugby Championship match against the same opposition in Salta. Hourcade has stuck with the same starting line up for this week and the only change is on the replacements bench where Lucas González Amorosino […]Read More »
  • Sharks at near full strength in Currie Cup for Blue Bulls

    Sharks at near full strength in Currie Cup for Blue Bulls

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    The Sharks have named a near full strength Currie Cup team to play the Blue Bulls at Kings Park in Durban on Saturday. There has been some mixed news in the Sharks build up as Stephan Lewies injured his hamstring in training and was not considered for selection. The Sharks do however welcome back Springbok […]Read More »
  • Japan chasing Fiji’s Sevens coach Ryan

    Japan chasing Fiji’s Sevens coach Ryan

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    Fiji Sevens coach Ben Ryan has revealed that he has had coaching offers from Japanese Super Rugby side the Sunwolves as well as franchises in New Zealand and Australia. Ryan coached Fiji to Olympic Gold in the Rugby Sevens but his contract comes to an end on September 3rd. The Sunwolves have yet to sign […]Read More »
  • Cooper starts for Wallabies against All Blacks

    Cooper starts for Wallabies against All Blacks

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    Australia head coach Michael Cheika has named Quade Cooper in his starting Wallabies team to play New Zealand’s All Blacks in the Bledisloe Cup Rugby Championship in Wellington Cheika has named Cooper to start at flyhalf in his 59th Test and a new centre pairing with Bernard Foley shifting to inside centre and Samu Kerevi […]Read More »
  • All Blacks make four changes for Australia

    All Blacks make four changes for Australia

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    All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen has named his New Zealand team to play Australia’s Wallabies in the second Bledisloe Cup Rugby Championship match in Wellington with Anton Lienert-Brown making his test debut. Twenty-one-year-old Chiefs midfielder Lienert-Brown will start his Test debut at 12 and comes into the side as replacement for Ryan Crotty who […]Read More »
  • Mercer to captain Bath Rugby

    Mercer to captain Bath Rugby

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    Aviva Premiership Rugby Club Bath have named openside flanker Guy Mercer as Club captain ahead of the 2016/17 season. England international fly-half George Ford, who played a crucial role in the recent historic series win against the Wallabies, has been installed as vice-Club captain. The 26-year-old Mercer spent much of his childhood watching the team […]Read More »
  • Koch earns first start for Springboks

    Koch earns first start for Springboks

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    Springbok head coach Allister Coetzee has named Vincent Koch to make his first start for the Springboks when they face Argentina in Salta in the Rugby Championship. Koch comes into the Springbok starting line up replacing the injured Julian Redelinghuys and is the only change to the starting side that beat Argentina in Nelspruit. Alongside […]Read More »
  • Blue Bulls change three for Sharks in Currie Cup

    Blue Bulls change three for Sharks in Currie Cup

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    Blue Bulls head coach Nollis Marais has named a Currie Cup team with three changes to the starting line up to play the Sharks in Durban on Saturday. Marais has been forced into a change in the midfield with Dan Kriel injured in the match against the EP Kings, but as it happens, Dries Swanepoel […]Read More »
  • EP Kings make four changes for Blue Bulls

    EP Kings make four changes for Blue Bulls

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    The Eastern Province Kings will face the Western Province with just four changes to the starting lineup after a solid performance against the Blue Bulls last week. Head Coach Barend Pieterse announced Ricky Schroeder would again captain the side, with hooker Mike Willemse as his vice captain. Pieterse has made four changes to his starting […]Read More »
  • Lions name Currie Cup team for Boland

    Lions name Currie Cup team for Boland

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    The Golden Lions have named their Currie Cup team to play Boland Cavaliers at (Ellis) Emirates Airline Park on Friday. Marnitz Boshoff comes into the starting line up to replace Jaco Van Der Walt in a backline that also features Super Rugby stars Howard Mnisi as captain. More to follow. Golden Lions 1. Corné Fourie […]Read More »
  • Ioane one of five called into All Blacks squad

    Ioane one of five called into All Blacks squad

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    New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has added five players to his All Black squad including teenage Olympic Sevens star Rieko Ioane. The All Blacks lead the Rugby Championship standings having beaten Australia’s Wallabies 8-42 in the opening round match in Sydney. New Zealand’s next match is a second Test against Australia in Wellington this […]Read More »
  • Giteau ruled out of Rugby Championship

    Giteau ruled out of Rugby Championship

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    Matt Giteau’s playing future is in doubt after the Wallabies star broke his ankle in Australia’s 8-42 Rugby Championship / Bledisloe Cup loss to New Zealand. Giteau lasted just 10 minutes of the Rugby Championship match before a broken ankle ended his match and quite possibly his International playing career. The Wallabies back turns 34 […]Read More »
  • EP Kings close captain for the Currie Cup season

    EP Kings close captain for the Currie Cup season

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    Eastern Province Kings captain Schalk Ferreira will most likely not be available for the rest of the season following a groin strain sustained during the Boland Cavaliers match at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium two weeks ago. EP Kings Head Coach, Barend Pieterse, said Ferreira would most likely not be available for selection for the […]Read More »
  • South Africa leave it late against Argentina

    South Africa leave it late against Argentina

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    South Africa scored a late try to earn a 30-23 Rugby Championship victory over Argentina’s Pumas at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. Lions Super Rugby captain Warren Whiteley scored a try two minutes from full time to snatch the victory for South Africa who had trailed by 10 points minutes earlier. At the heart of […]Read More »
  • All Blacks give Australia a masterclass

    All Blacks give Australia a masterclass

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    New Zealand’s All Blacks gave Australia’s Wallabies a masterclass in rugby as they won the Rugby Championship Bledisloe Cup opener 8-42 with a bonus point. The All Blacks outscored the Wallabies by six tries to one so they earn the bonus point from the match and top the Rugby Champioship standings. The damage was done in […]Read More »
  • Griquas upset Currie Cup champion Golden Lions

    Griquas upset Currie Cup champion Golden Lions

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    Griquas delivered a strong performance to beat defending champions the Lions 30-24 in their Currie Cup match at Griqua Park, in Kimberley, on Saturday. Though Griquas trailed early on, once they took the lead with just over 20 minutes played they continued to grind down a Lions side bereft of their Springbok contingent. Griquas did […]Read More »
  • All Blacks out to prove they are the best

    All Blacks out to prove they are the best

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    The fifth edition of The Rugby Championship gets underway this weekend with players and fans wondering if New Zealand can still be the world’s No 1 team as Australia, South Africa or Argentina try reel them in. The four Rugby World Cup 2015 semifinalists come together as Championship returns to its full-blown, home and away […]Read More »

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