Springbok Rugby “Haka” Lost in Time

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The has been much talk in South Africa recently regarding the use of the Maori haka domestically. This brings into question why there is no Springbok rugby haka or challenge? Use of the haka in the Varsity Shield Ryan Jordan looks at the context of using the haka and a little piece of history that […] READ MORE


Is Springbok rugby for sale?

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There has been a lot of conjecture and questions recently. Is Springbok rugby for sale? This is no different from what is happening in New Zealand, with New Zealand in consultation with possible equity partner Silver Lake. The history Both countries have a rich history in the game. Their national rugby teams are revered and […] READ MORE



Springbok Women Rugby World Cup pool fixtures

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The Springbok Women Rugby World Cup pool fixtures have been revealed, with the South African ladies facing a tough challenge to progress out of their pool. At the end of the pool stage, the bottom four teams in the three pools will head home and the top eight teams moving on to the quarterfinals. Springbok […] READ MORE



Super Rugby Unlocked: Three rookies who stood out

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Super Rugby Unlocked comes to an anti-climatic end this weekend, with COVID-19 induced match cancellations nullifying what could have been an exciting final weekend to decide the winner. The Vodacom Bulls were in a prime position to win the competition outright, but a slip up against the Pumas and a bonus-point win by either the […] READ MORE


Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked: Competition update

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Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked has produced some exciting and sometimes controversial moments, but a fairly predictable log thus far with the big unions dominating. The current table The table as at 11 October was as follows: Table courtesy of www.sarugby.co.za . We take a look at each team with two rounds left in the competition, […] READ MORE



Springboks Rugby Championship withdrawal was inevitable

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The rumours of the possible  Springboks Rugby Championship exit has had rugby supporters around the world watching with keen interest to see what would eventually transpire. Would they or wouldn’t they? Springboks Rugby Championship withdrawal Back in August, Ryan Jordan was sceptical that the Springboks Rugby Championship defence would happen. Some of the circumstances have […] READ MORE