South African Super Rugby Report Card Part One

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The regular season is done with and we take a look at the South African Super Rugby Report card part one, the three teams that did not make the playoffs. South African Super Rugby Report Card One Southern Kings So many times this year, we have used the words “plucky” or “tenacious “, but victorious […] READ MORE



Super Rugby Week 14: The South African Franchises

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Super Rugby Week 14 served to confirm the pecking order of the South African Super Rugby franchises. Southern Kings 29 Jaguares 22 Southern Kings – Tries: Schalk Ferreira, Penalty try, Wandile Mjekevu, Dewald Human  Conversions: Louis Fouche (3) Penalties: Fouche Jaguares – Try: Facundo Isa Conversion: Nicolas Sanchez  Penalties: Sanchez (5) The Southern Kings won their second […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 12: The South African Franchises

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Super Rugby Round 12 brought mixed results for the South African Franchises, with the Lions putting in the performance of the weekend. Waratahs 31 Vodacom Bulls 8 Waratahs – Tries: Nick Phipps (2), Dean Mumm, Angus Taavao-Matau Conversions: Bernard Foley (4) Penalties: Foley Vodacom Bulls – Tries: Dries Swanepoel Penalties: Tiaan Schoeman Many pundits were […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 11 – The South African Teams

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Super Rugby Round 11 was mostly disappointing for the South African teams and it was left to the Sharks to restore some pride in the game for their passionate supporters. Super Rugby Round 11 – The South African Teams Brumbies 23 Vodacom Bulls 9 Brumbies – Tries: Nigel Ah-Wong, Tomas Cubelli Conversions: Christian Lealiifano (2) […] READ MORE


Four South African Sporting Codes Have Wings Clipped

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In a surprise move, South Africa’s Minister of Sports and Recreation, Mr. Fikile Mbalula, announced that four South African sporting codes had been banned from applying to host any international sporting events. These sporting codes are rugby, cricket, netball and athletics. This came about after the Eminent Persons Group on Transformation in Sport presented their […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 8: The South African Results

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Super Rugby Round 8 produced a cricket score by the Cheetahs, a loss for the Sharks, an improved Bulls performance and an entertaining local derby between the Lions and Stormers. Toyota Cheetahs 92 Sunwolves 17 Toyota Cheetahs – Tries: Sergeal Petersen (3), Paul Schoeman (3), Torsten van Jaarsveld, Francois Venter, Uzair Cassiem, Raymond Rhule , […] READ MORE



Toyota Rugby Sponsorship Creates Partnership

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At the end of the 2014 season and after losing a number of players because of limited funding, Free State Cheetahs (Pty) Ltd established a program whereby players could play in Japan during the Currie Cup season and return to play for the Cheetahs Super Rugby franchise at the conclusion of the Japan league.  By […] READ MORE


Super Rugby Round 4: The South African Roundup

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Super Rugby Round 4 once again provided fans with plenty to talk about around the water cooler. Vodacom Bulls 16 Cell C Sharks 16 Vodacom Bulls – Try: Warwick Gelant Conversions: Francois Brummer Penalties: Francois Brummer, Tian Schoeman Drop Goal: Brummer Cell C Sharks – Try: Willie le Roux Conversion: Joe Pietersen Penalties: Pietersen (3) […] READ MORE