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South African provincial rugby

South African provincial rugby: What is the future?

South African provincial rugby has been a case of princes and paupers for decades. SA Rugby has tried to keep all its stakeholders and voting members happy with promises of a future in professional competitions. These promises have become unattainable in the modern professional game as the South African economy simply cannot afford to sustain […] READ MORE

Luke Pearce

Luke Pearce interview: Social Media and ‘Big Moments’

There is no doubt that Luke Pearce has become one of the most popular referees in the world. There is even a montage video on YouTube titled ‘5 minutes of Luke Pearce being Luke Pearce!’ with over 170,000 views (see below). He is cherished for giving clear and concise explanations and letting play continue. Pearce […] READ MORE

France Masterclass on Saturday

Shambolic England given a France masterclass

France was brilliant. It was an awesome France masterclass exhibition from Fabien Galthie’s men and as for England…. they are truly at rock bottom. Or maybe not, as the old adage goes, ‘we did not realize that rock bottom had a basement’ – as they head to Dublin next week. England were awful in all […] READ MORE

Triple Crown decider as the Scots look to halt Irish progress

Triple Crown deciders don’t come much bigger than this as Scotland look to halt Ireland’s Grand Slam hopes. Thomas Booth looks ahead to the weekend’s premiere clash. We’re now past the halfway stage and have arrived at the penultimate round of this year’s Six Nations. On offer are the usual tasty early spring games. Italy […] READ MORE