From the official Press release by the Blue Bulls, we can announce that the coach of the Vodacom Blue Bulls, Frans Ludeke, has selected Chiliboy Ralepelle, Gurthrö Steenkamp and Wynand Olivier in his starting XV for Saturday’s Absa Currie Cup clash in Wellington against the Boland Cavaliers.
The Cheetahs have announced their Team to play the Sharks this weekend.
Here are pictures of the trophies in World Rugby.
WP will face the Leopards, Boland and possibly the Lions without ironman Schalk Burger.
The departure of Chris Jack and the injuries to Fondse and Van Zyl, has come at an unfortunate time in view of other teams being bolstered by their returning Boks. The tight five that have shocked a few arch enemies and their supporters who vocally love to hate anything south of the Hex River valley, may find it more difficult to impose themselves to the same extent that they muted the noise levels of Loftus and ABSA stadium earlier this season. Continue reading
Die toutrekkery oor waar Jaque “Mossie” Fourie sy rugby in die toekoms gaan speel duur voort. Continue reading
Bakkies Botha het sy knieg beseer in die laaste Drie –Nasies wedstryd teen die All Blacks en kan tot drie weke buite aksie wees. Continue reading
A lot of people believe that the USA are the sleeping giants of world rugby… I respectfully disagree. Continue reading
Although New Zealand have already secured the Bledisloe Cup for the season, leading the four match series 2-0, while the Tri-Nations title has been won by South Africa; Saturday’s match does have historical over-tones: it will be the 500th game to be played by a side representing Australia in a Test match.
New Zealand coach, Graham Henry has named 5 expected changes in the All Black Team to Face the Wallabies in Wellington on Saturday.
Sharks coach John Plumtree has admitted that he has a few selection headaches going into Saturday’s Absa Currie match against the Free State Cheetahs at The Absa Stadium Durban.
Peet van Zyl en Rian Oberholtzer (Louis Luyt se skoonseun, wat hom opgevolg het) is beide van INSIGHT ATHLETE MANAGEMENT. Hier is ‘n lys van die Springbokke, 7’s Bokke an Super 14 spelers wie INSIGHT verteenwoordig: Continue reading
The WP Team, to face the Leopards in Potchefstroom, has been named.
Only ONE Country has EVER done it…. and guess who that is ?
Springbok centre Jaque Fourie is set to appeal his four-week ban for a spear tackle on All Black Ma’a Nonu.
Springboksenter Jaque Fourie gaan apel aanteken teen sy vier-week skorsing as gevolg van ‘n boorvat op All Black, Ma’a Nonu.
The Wallabies coach, Robbie Deans, named an unchanged side to face the All Blacks on Saturday, in the last Tri-Nations match of 2009.
Browsing through the Net, I found out just how desperate the All Blacks have become !
The Springboks arrived yesterday afternoon at O R Tambo International Airport… and who was there to meet them… the President of South Africa, Jacob Zuma.
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Sydney – Springbok coach, Peter de Villiers, says it’s not his fault if there are not enough black rugby players in the Springbok rugby team.
Sydney – Springbok loose forward Schalk Burger believes he might have cracked a rib in South Africa’s 32-29 Tri-Nations victory against the All Blacks in Hamilton, New Zealand, on Saturday. Continue reading
This is normally the time that the calculations begin to see who will host the semifinals and who will be playing away. This is how I see the last four rounds going in the Currie Cup for 2009.
He who controls the contact situations, controls the game. Continue reading
Argentina has been invited by Sanzar to join the 3 Tri-Nations Teams in a new Four Nations format, from 2012.
‘n Voorskou van die laaste wedstryde in die jaar se Curiebeker. My voorspeling van hoe die voorste aanspraakmakers gaan eindig. Soveel kan nog gebeur maar ek voorspel dat die spanne soos volg sal eindig.
3. Blou Bulle
4. Griekwas Continue reading
The Springboks found something to do in boring Hamilton – celebrate a rare Tri Nations triumph as they completed a season clean-sweep over the All Blacks to underline their status as the best team in world rugby. Continue reading
Hamilton – Springbok centre Jaque Fourie has been suspended for four weeks for a dangerous tackle during the All Blacks v South Africa Test at Waikato Stadium in Hamilton, yesterday. Continue reading
Hamilton – Springbok centre Jean de Villiers believes Bok coach Peter de Villiers deserves to be given all the credit for Springboks Tri-Nations triumph after they beat the All Blacks 32-29 at the Waikato stadium in Hamilton on Saturday. Continue reading
The Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 29 / 23 this evening in their second round Currie Cup match, played in Pretoria.
The Cheetahs scraped a home win with time up when Marius Jonker awarded a Penalty Try to them. Final score 33 / 31
The Springboks completed a 2009 Tri-Nations WHITE-WASH over the All Blacks and claimed the Tri-Nations title for 2009 by beating their rivals 32 / 29 in a thrilling match which went right to the wire.
Lions get an ugly 5 Log points.
A 50+ score looked up for grabs when the Lions scored their bonus point try in the 31st minute. This however was not the case as their wheels came off after that. The Leopards started playing with more composure and made life difficult for the Lions at scrum time. Continue reading
The Boland Cavalliers took on the Griquas this afternoon at 15:00 at Boland Park, Wellington. The Griquas scored 5 tries, earning their bonus point for tries and continue to march towards a possible semi-final. They won 31 / 23.
Week 10 of the 2009 Currie Cup is on the doorstep, with 2 matches today (Friday) and 2 matches tomorrow (Saturday). The 2 easy matches to predict is scheduled for today, the 2 difficult matches for tomorrow.
My recent opinions on loose-forward play has prompted me to dig a little deeper in sharing with you where South Africa and the Springboks need to improve their play at rucks to lead the way in world rugby. Continue reading
Sharks Coach John Plumtree has confirmed the good news that Pat Cilliers has come through a final fitness test on the right side of the knee injury he sustained against Boland last week, naming the tighthead prop in the starting lineup. Continue reading