Super Rugby Final Round Forecast

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And with these last games to be played, 17 rounds of Super Rugby will be complete by Sunday. 15 matches will have been played, two bye rounds and come Sunday, results will have established who is top seed. With this weekends Super Rugby final round, the forecast will be for the leaders to show their credentials. […] READ MORE


Stephen Donald Set To Re-Sign With Waikato For Mitre 10 Cup

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All Black hero and Chiefs veteran Stephen Donald will likely rejoin his beloved Mooloos for yet another season of provincial rugby. An official announcement from Waikato Rugby is due to be made in the next week or so ‘once the paperwork’ is complete. Donald will join other big signing Zac Guildford, in what will be […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 16: The African Conferences

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Super Rugby Round 16 was preceded by the announcement that the Toyota Cheetahs and Southern Kings would be dropped from Super Rugby. Super Rugby Round 16: The African Conferences In a largely expected announcement on Friday, the Cheetahs and Kings were said to have reached “amicable” agreements with the South African Rugby Union (SARU). The […] READ MORE


Makazole Mapimpi: The Man Behind The Hype

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Southern Kings flyer Makazole Mapimpi has enjoyed a meteoric rise from playing club rugby to earning a South Africa A starting spot. It is still early days in Makazole Mapimpi’s professional career, but he has shown pace, finishing ability and a lot of heart. It is not impossible to imagine that a green blazer and […] READ MORE


Key Thoughts After Super Rugby Round 15

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The key thoughts after Super Rugby Round 15 for this scribe is where the South African Rugby Union (SARU) are headed with the Super Rugby competition. Key Thoughts After Super Rugby Round 15 This is not a discussion about the complexity of the current format. We know it is a mess. The competition is too […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Returns to Action

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In fact, the completion of round 15 will provide some leading sides a chance to gain somewhat of an edge, as their New Zealand counterparts stay idle for a further two weeks. So considering that, here is your conference points table standings as Super Rugby returns to action; READ MORE



South African Super Rugby Teams in the PRO12

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A new concept circulating in the rugby world is the possibility of South African Super Rugby teams competing in the European Guinness PRO12 competition. South African Super Rugby Teams in the PRO12 This concept is a new development and is as a direct result of SANZAAR deciding to cut three teams from the Super Rugby […] READ MORE



Damian McKenzie Called ‘The Best Player in Super Rugby’

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Damian McKenzie may find himself missing out on a spot in the All Blacks squad, but his boss at the Chiefs had something else to say on the matter. With the All Blacks squad due to be named on Thursday, Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie appeared quietly surprised at the very notion that McKenzie could […] READ MORE