Rugby union quiz 2022 (Two picture rounds!)

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2022 has seen a fantastic year of rugby, with many ups and downs. What better way to avoid falling out with your family over Monopoly than to do it with our Christmas quiz instead. Let us know your scores! All answers are at the bottom, so no cheating. 2022 round All questions in this round […] READ MORE


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


Springboks beat Los Pumas in scrappy Rugby Championship encounter

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The Springboks beat Los Pumas by 29 points to 10 in a very scrappy Rugby Championship encounter at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth (Gqeberha). This was a low-quality match that never rose to any great heights. The uncertainty surrounding the future of the 2021 competition could have influenced this. Both squads were […] READ MORE


All Blacks vs Springboks: Two centenaries to celebrate

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Any All Blacks vs Springboks Test match is an important match-up. 2021 presents us with two centenaries to celebrate in the rivalry between the two giants of Southern Hemisphere and world rugby. The first centenary reaches back into the history of rugby between the two countries and their first meeting. The second one is a […] READ MORE


When the All Blacks held a sense of Invincibility

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Long before the Coronavirus outbreak, long before the last Rugby World Cup, in fact, there was a time of infallibility. When a team like the All Blacks invincibility. Not as much unbeatable [yet], a side that had one of the highest ever winning percentages. Both figuratively and, in actuality. In the years after the 2011 […] READ MORE



South African Rugby: Sponsorship and Springbok competition update

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South African rugby has received significant sponsorship boosts during the last week. The Springboks winning the Rugby World Cup in 2019 had a lot to do with this and shows that success breeds success. It has been a busy few weeks for South African rugby. Ryan Jordan considers the impact of the announcements made recently. […] 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


Rugby Championship 2020 in New Zealand not a done deal

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The Rugby Championship 2020 is set to go ahead in New Zealand at the back end of the year, between 7 November and 12 December, in an attempt to catch up on a tournament that could not take place during its normal time-slot due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New Zealand’s appeal New Zealand has successfully […] READ MORE