The southern hemisphere: COVID’s impact on rugby union

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The world is going through a tough time right now, which includes the rugby union community. However, it is not just a human toll, but an economic toll. This includes southern hemisphere countries with both Super Rugby and PRO14 teams. COVID’s impact on the southern hemisphere Africa South Africa According to RugbyPass, South Africa Rugby […] READ MORE



Camille Lopez raises France RWC knockout qualification hopes

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It is a well worn cliché that France are unpredictable, sometimes uninterested and able to interchange between magical and dreadful with alarming ease. But they proved it in the 2019 Six Nations and they proved it again in their opening World Cup match against Argentina. It took a drop goal from replacement Camille Lopez to […] READ MORE



Rugby Championship 2019 Match Schedule released

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In news this week, the Rugby Championship 2019 Match Schedule has been released. SANZAAR confirmed that an abbreviated six-match series will see reduced fixtures; during this Rugby World Cup year. From the media release, it is reported that ‘The Rugby Championship is shortened to a three-round, six-match tournament from the traditional six-round, 12-match tournament with each […] READ MORE




Time is now for Richie Mo’unga – NZLvARG

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Few players call out so loudly for a starting Test spot, than Richie Mo’unga. The Crusaders and Canterbury first-five is very much proven in domestic competition  – it seems [to the majority] that the time is now for Richie to be given his first test start – in the upcoming weekend’s test; NZLvARG He has […] READ MORE


Springboks beat the Pumas in front of small Durban crowd

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The Springboks beat the Pumas on Saturday in their opening game for this year’s Rugby Championship tournament. Less than 30 000 spectators showed up to the match at Jonsson Kings Park in Durban. The formalities included Springbok Captain, Siya Kolisi, presenting a Zulu shield and spear to the visiting Argentian captain, Agustine Creevy. Springboks Needed […] READ MORE