No silk purse for Allister

14 Nov 16 11:26 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 327 Comments

You can’t make a silk purse out of a sow’s ear, as the old saying goes, although in today’s parlance, the somewhat more ribald version about “polishing a turd” seems more apt when talking about Bok rugby. [...]

The aftermath

14 Nov 16 09:02 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 34 Comments

The Springboks came unstuck against the English this weekend, losing their 6th game of the season with 2 matches remaining. Our coach now boasts a 40% win record after 10 games. Where to from here? [...]

NZ walk away with Awards

14 Nov 16 08:24 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 4 Comments

The World Rugby awards were held on Sunday evening in London and the awards were dominated by New Zealanders, as expected. [...]

England v South Africa

12 Nov 16 16:17 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 207 Comments

Kick off at Twickenham is at 14h30 GMT, or 16h30 in SA. [...]

Congratulations all round

10 Nov 16 17:45 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 10 Comments

We like to keep track of what our former Sharks players are up to around the world and today there is a fair bit of good news for the front row club. [...]

Boks beef up for English battle

10 Nov 16 15:06 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 155 Comments

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his side to take on Eddie Jones’ England this Saturday, making the expected changes from the side that faced the Barbarians last week. [...]

Changes aplenty for AB’s

10 Nov 16 09:13 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 45 Comments

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has made several changes to his team that face Italy this weekend. Several might be an understatement, he has made 12 changes to the starting 15 alone. [...]

Sharks Team Day at Kings Park next weekend

9 Nov 16 13:37 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 29 Comments

The Sharks are putting on a morning of fun activities and opportunities for fans to interact with the team – a way to say thank you to the loyal supporters who have stuck with the team this year. [...]

Fewer “professionals”, more professionalism

9 Nov 16 11:21 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | 28 Comments

It’s been a pretty turbulent couple of days for rugby fans in the fairest Cape, I’m sure, with the news coming out on Monday that the professional arm of WP Rugby has had to apply for liquidation. [...]

Further injury losses for Boks

8 Nov 16 08:48 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 106 Comments

Roelof Smit is the upteenth flanker to be ruled out of the End of Year Tour, following an injury picked up at training yesterday. [...]

Kriel out, Rohan in

7 Nov 16 08:12 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 112 Comments

The unfortunate news from the Springbok camp this morning is that Jesse Kriel is heading home. He hurt his leg in the match against the Barbarians this weekend, and will take no further part in the tour. [...]

EOYT 2016: Barbarians vs Springboks

5 Nov 16 15:00 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 98 Comments

The Springboks kick off their European tour at Wembley with a young team taking on the ever entertaining Barbarians. Kick off is at 17h00. [...]

Celebrating a Year of Partnership with Jeep

4 Nov 16 14:07 by Rob Otto (robdylan) | Comments Off

We’re still months away from the 2017 season, but the team is already busy at work. The pre-season training has just begun and head coach Robert du Preez will be announcing new signings (and re-signings) soon. We’re also seeing a lot of young and new names being added to the squad. It is an exciting time indeed. [...]

Kings’ forces arrive

4 Nov 16 14:04 by Pierre McLeod (pierre_mackie) | 19 Comments

The Southern Kings have started to announce some of their new signings for the upcoming Super Rugby season that kicks off at the end of February. [...]

Lambie leads from pivot

3 Nov 16 15:04 by Richard Ferguson (Richard Ferguson) | 68 Comments

The Springbok team to face the Barbarians at Wembley on Saturday has been announced, with Pat Lambie leading the team from flyhalf with a very exciting backline to feed. [...]