Match officials named for Absa Currie Cup finals

Absa Currie Cup

Craig Joubert will take charge of the Absa Currie Cup final between DHL Western Province and the Xerox Golden Lions at DHL Newlands on Saturday, with Jaco Peyper and Pro Legoete named as the assistant referees. Legoete has also been tasked with handling the Absa Under-21 A Division final between DHL Western Province and the […]

Team SA jersey donated to Springbok Experience Rugby Museum

Springbok Sevens CG2014 Jersey

The Springbok Sevens squad presented a Team SA jersey to the Springbok Experience Rugby Museum on Heritage Day – 24 September 2014 – to mark the Museum’s first birthday. The jersey was worn by team captain Kyle Brown in the South African team’s race to the gold medal at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow in […]

Wales Under 18 suffer last minute Cape Town defeat

Welsh Rugby Union Logo wales

Wales Under 18 suffered heartache in Cape Town with a last gasp 21-24 loss to England in an international Under 18 tournament. Allan Lewis’ side were 21-7 to the good at half time with two well worked tries through Blues, Coleg y Cymoedd and St Joseph’s wing Elis Wyn Benham and 11 points from the […]

Maties lose out to UJ in national winter tournaments

The University of Johannesburg scored a trifecta of wins when its men’s hockey, squash and rugby teams took gold during the winter leg of the USSA national student tournaments. The squash and hockey teams successfully defended their titles, while the rugby squad took back the laurels after winning two years ago. According to UJ Sport’s […]

DHL Stormers 22 (16) The Sharks 15 (6)

The DHL Stormers grinded out their third win of the season when they beat The Sharks by 22-15 in a pulsating Vodacom Super Rugby match at DHL Newlands in Cape Town on Saturday afternoon. On the score board, the difference between the two teams was a try by Springbok centre Juan de Jongh, in his […]

New Springbok jersey unveiled in Cape Town

The Springboks will play in the most innovative, cutting-edge jersey, designed by Canterbury, in 2013, with supporters also benefitting from the design-change for a new supporters’ jersey. The new jersey was unveiled at a glittering function at the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town on Thursday evening, where an array of current Springbok stars, […]

DHL Stormers v The Sharks

The Sharks will travel to DHL Newlands this weekend with a slight edge for their Vodacom Super Rugby derby against the DHL Stormers, having won their last two matches and leading the Capetonians by 10-9 in the head-to-head stakes. However, last year’s runners up – who will return to the venue of their famous semi-final […]

Pick of the Vodacom Cup Matches is at Newlands

The pick of the rugby matches in the South Section of the Vodacom Cup will kick off at DHL Newlands at 14h30 on Saturday afternoon, when the Vodacom Cup champions of 2011 and 2012, the ICBC Pampas XV and DHL Western Province, square off. They occupy positions two and three on the log and are […]

Toyota Cheetahs 26 (7) DHL Stormers 15 (24)

Toyota Cheetahs flyhalf Burton Francis was his team’s big hero as they extended their winning streak to a record fifth victory when they beat the DHL Stormers at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon. Francis contributed 16 points with the boot, including a tricky injury time penalty goal, to give the Toyota […]

Toyota Cheetahs v DHL Stormers

With a winning percentage of only 27% against their fellow South African Vodacom Super Rugby sides, the Toyota Cheetahs will probably not be considered favourites when they host the DHL Stormers at the Free State Stadium in Bloemfontein on Saturday afternoon. But the home team, on the verge of setting a new franchise record for […]

DHL Stormers 36 (26) Chiefs 34 (17)

The DHL Stormers won their first match of the 2013 Vodacom Super Rugby season by 36-34, but it was a close call in an entertaining encounter at DHL Newlands against the defending champion Chiefs. The home team lead 26-17 at the break and in the process, scored more points in the first 40 minutes of […]

Western Province draw with Boland in Vodacom Cup

Half the teams in the North Section of the Vodacom Cup kicked the season off with a full house of five log points, but in the South the Sharks XV are on their own at the top of the log. Defending Vodacom Cup champions, DHL Western Province, found the going tough in their opening match […]

Sharks v DHL Stormers Vodacom Super Rugby – Round 3

It’s the big coastal derby and a replay of last year’s all-South African Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final – this time in Durban – when The Sharks host the DHL Stormers on Saturday afternoon. The Sharks kicked the 2013 season off with a good win over the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein, while the DHL Stormers were […]

Castle Cape Town Tens

The Castle Cape Town Tens, the world’s biggest Tens tournament, is less than a month away! The tournament kicks off at Hamilton’s Rugby Club on the 1st and 2nd February and is set to be a highlight on sporting and social calendars. Castle Cape Town Tens will be celebrating its 5 year Anniversary and promises […]

Alexander Ian Kirkpatrick RIP

The South African Rugby Union expressed its sadness on Monday at the passing of former Springbok centre, and legendary Stellenbosch University coach, Ian Kirkpatrick 1930 – 2012. “Kirkie” died in his sleep on Sunday morning at home in Somerset West. He was 82. As a player, he made 13 Test appearances for the Springboks between […]