Cell C Sharks XV to face iCOLLEGE Pumas

5 Jul 18 08:58 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 26 Comments

Ok so it’s once again Semi-final time and the Cell C Sharks XV will be playing the iCOLLEGE Pumas. This will also be the first time that the two sides play each other in Super Sport Rugby Challenge.

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Sharks vs Lions 2.0

29 Jun 18 09:49 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 44 Comments

After sneaking into the Quarter-Final with a great 48-21 victory over the Toyota Free State XV the Cell C Sharks XV will now face the Xerox Lions VX at 14h00 on Saturday at JONSSON KINGS PARK. Originally the match was scheduled to be played on Sunday 1 July at the Sisa Dukashe Stadium but according to the official Sharks website the game will now be the curtain-raiser to the Cell C Sharks match against the Emirates Lions (however some other websites still have different places and dates for the match). [...]


Full strength Sharks for Lions

28 Jun 18 10:33 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 111 Comments

There is no rest for the wicked as the Sharks continue their Super Rugby campaign against the Lions this Saturday, as coach Robert du Preez has included all of his Springboks for this encounter. [...]



Andre starts against the English

21 Jun 18 13:17 by Henk Terblanche (Bokhoring) | 61 Comments

Rassie has made a few changes to the team for Saturday’s test. The starting pack stays pretty much the same as last week except for Ralapele coming in for Bongi. The backline will see Pollard and Le Roux moving to the bench replaced by Jantjies and Gelant. DDA drops out of the match day squad and Andre gets a start next to Kriel.

Schalk Brits will be new on the bench along with Papier.

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Boks clinch series in Bloem

18 Jun 18 10:34 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 60 Comments

The Boks managed yet another come from behind victory to secure the three test series against England with a match to spare, keeping the English scoreless for the last three quarter of the game to win 23 – 12. [...]


A bit of good news before the week start!

17 Jun 18 22:22 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 10 Comments

Well must say for me it was a good weekend for SA rugby. [...]


Cell C Sharks XV to Face Tafel Larger Griquas

17 Jun 18 13:49 by Jan Dyman (JD) | 19 Comments

The Cell C Sharks XV are facing Tafel Lager Griquas in their second round SuperSport Rugby Challenge match at Sisa Dukashe Stadium in East London today. [...]



June Internationals: Springboks v England

16 Jun 18 14:00 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 117 Comments

It’s been a funny couple of weeks for Springbok supporters, first we had to endure THAT Wales game and negativity that followed that. That feeling was worsened by the first 20 minutes of rugby last week, and then suddenly this euphoria of beating England in the first test. So what awaits us this weekend? [...]


Teams for Bloemfontein

14 Jun 18 13:42 by Henk Terblanche (Bokhoring) | 90 Comments

PSDT and Malherbe start for the Boks, JLDP moves to the bench, Jantjies and Louw drop out of the match day squad and Kriel moves onto the bench.

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Vermeulen to be used sparingly

12 Jun 18 11:22 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 41 Comments

Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that Duane Vermeulen will play a limited role in this year’s Rugby Championship as he intends to function without him in certain games. [...]


Schalk Brits called into Bok squad

11 Jun 18 12:06 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 25 Comments

Probably one of the most unlikely headlines ever, Saracens hooker Schalk Brits has been called up to the Bok squad, probably as replacement for Bismarck du Plessis. [...]


Boks win thriller at Ellis Park

11 Jun 18 08:26 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 15 Comments

The Boks beat England 42 – 39 after trailing 24 – 3 after the first 20 minutes, a comeback that will put a smile on every single Springbok supporter out there. [...]


June Internationals: South Africa v England

9 Jun 18 15:28 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 136 Comments

The first true test for new coach Rassie Erasmus, a full squad of the best players available to him and no excuses about travel or fatigue. It’s the first of three opportunities to get further insight into the workings of the new regime. Let’s hope it’s a positive start. [...]


3 debutants in Bok starting line-up

7 Jun 18 11:36 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 54 Comments

Coach Rassie Erasmus has named his team to face England in the first of three Test matches at Ellis Park this weekend, with two uncapped wings and an uncapped lock in the starting line-up. [...]


Bismarck, Steyn miss entire Series

7 Jun 18 08:00 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 15 Comments

SA Rugby yesterday confirmed that neither Bismarck du Plessis nor Frans Steyn will take any part in the Series against England, starting this Saturday. [...]