Springbok rugby season 2022 takes off

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The Springbok rugby season 2022 started to take shape after SA Rugby announced their alignment camps prior to final squad selection and the start of training sessions. Purpose of alignment sessions The alignment sessions prior to the start of Springbok rugby season 2022 are aimed at exposing experienced internationals as well as uncapped players to […] READ MORE



United Rugby Championship South African teams update

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The United Rugby Championship South African teams update as they return from a week off presents fans with a slightly surprising leading light. Ryan Jordan reflects on their log standings after nine rounds of play. United Rugby Championship South African teams The overall championship table is led by two Irish and two Scottish teams. Despite […] READ MORE


Rugby lineout calls explained

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Rugby lineout calls are often shrouded with a bit of mystery. It is one of the dark arts of forward play. We take a light-hearted look at some of the lineout call options that are used by teams. Ryan Jordan asked fans who are part of Rugby Union Banter Group for their input and these […] READ MORE


Springbok Rugby 2021: The good, the bad and the ugly

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Springbok rugby 2021 presented fans with a real fruit cocktail of results, controversies and a multitude of talking points. With the soundtrack playing in the background, Ryan Jordan highlights the good, the bad and the ugly of Springbok rugby in 2021. The good side of Springbok rugby 2021 There can’t be any complaint about where […] READ MORE


United Rugby Championship Covid 19 Omicron scare: Opinion

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The United Rugby Championship Covid 19 scare this week underlined how fragile intercontinental competition remains. Games can be canceled at very short notice. Unfinished fixture lists also bring full competition results into question. Canceled fixtures South African rugby fans woke up to the unexpected news on Friday morning that the much-anticipated matches against Munster, Cardiff. […] READ MORE


Springboks defeat Scotland after strong second half display: Opinion

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A strong second-half display saw the Springboks defeat Scotland 30 points to 15 at a packed Murrayfield on Saturday. Scorers Scotland : 15 Tries: Stuart Hogg (2). Conversion: Finn Russell. Penalty: Russell. South Africa: 30 Makazole Mapimpi(2). Conversions: Elton Jantjies. Penalties:  Janties (3), Handre Pollard (2), Frans Steyn. Springboks defeat Scotland Tight first half The […] READ MORE



Springbok end of year tour team selection: Opinion

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The Springbok end of year tour kicks off on Saturday against Scotland. Much has been said of the conservative selection, but Jacques Neinaber has opted for continuity. Which regular Springboks were not selected? The omissions from Nienaber’s squad were all injury-enforced. Faf de Klerk (hip flexor), Cheslin Kolbe (knee), Frans Malherbe (neck), Pieter-Steph du Toit […] READ MORE