Vodacom Super Rugby: Crusaders (40) v Brumbies (20) F/T

3 May 14 06:00 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 32 Comments

A top quality clash plays out in Christchurch today. [...]


Sharks break SA overseas duck

2 May 14 13:25 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 136 Comments

The Cell C Sharks have recorded a 22-16 win over the Melbourne Rebels, becoming the first South African side to win a tour match in the 2014 season. [...]


Vodacom Super Rugby: Rebels (16) v Cell C Sharks (22) F/T

2 May 14 10:18 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 213 Comments

To Melbourne we go for the first tour match for the Sharks. [...]



Super Rugby expansion revealed

2 May 14 09:33 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 58 Comments

SANZAR has communicated the agreed format for a post-2015 Super Rugby competition that incorporates 18 teams, rather than the current 15. In this article, I’ll attempt to explain how the new system will work, while saving my comments on said system for a later article. [...]


Vodacom Super Rugby: Blues (44) v Reds (14) F/T

2 May 14 08:35 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

The result here will, I’m sure, be the colour purple. [...]


Two changes for Rebels

1 May 14 15:54 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 4 Comments

The Rebels team to face the Sharks tomorrow morning (SA time) has been named, featuring two changes to the starting fifteen that triumphed against the Force a fortnight ago. [...]


Vodacom Super Rugby 2014: Round 12 preview and predictions

1 May 14 08:59 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 26 Comments

We’re doing this a little early today, so a good few teams have yet to be confirmed. We’ll do our best regardless. [...]



Nokwe in surprise Sharks XV start

30 Apr 14 16:36 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 45 Comments

In yet another fairytale return, forgotten Springbok wing Jongi Nokwe will make his debut for the Cell C Sharks XV when they take on the Golden Lions in Friday’s Vodacom Cup quarter final. [...]


Steyn starts at flyhalf

30 Apr 14 16:03 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 62 Comments

Francois Steyn has been named at flyhalf in a rather drastically rejigged Cell C Sharks outfit named to face the Melbourne Rebels on Friday. [...]


Coleman starts for DHL Stormers

30 Apr 14 13:39 by Clayton Saville (Clayton(PJLD)) | 9 Comments

Under fire DHL Stormers coach Allister Coetsee has named his squad to take on the visiting Highlanders at Newlands this Saturday at 3pm [...]


S’bura the only doubt

30 Apr 14 13:01 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 29 Comments

Cell C Sharks Director of Rugby Jake White has confirmed that the tour squad is in a good state of health ahead of Friday’s opener against the Melbourne Rebels. [...]


Pollard starts for Bulls

30 Apr 14 12:29 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 4 Comments

The Vodacom Bulls have made four changes to their starting lineup for this weekend’s clash against the Toyota Cheetahs at Loftus. Junior Springbok flyhalf Handre Pollard starts in the number 10 shirt for the first time, with veteran Jacques-Louis Potgieter named on the bench. [...]


Changes aplenty for Lions

30 Apr 14 09:59 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 19 Comments

Warren Whiteley, who was a late injury withdrawal ahead of the Lions’ last match against the Stormers, returns to captain the side against the Chiefs this weekend, as one of six changes to the starting team. [...]


Same starters for Cheetahs

30 Apr 14 09:48 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 13 Comments

Toyota Cheetahs coach Naka Drotske has kept faith in the starting team that romped to a bonus-point win against the Stormers last weekend, but has made three changes to his bench ahead of Saturday’s return game against the Bulls at Loftus. [...]


Catching up with Swannie

30 Apr 14 09:03 by Benedict Chanakira (bchanakira2) | 14 Comments

Our man Benedict grabbed a few minutes with former Sharks centre Riaan Swanepoel this week. [...]