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Month: Jun 2018

Sharks look for revenge against Lions

Sharks look for revenge against Lions

The Sharks will target revenge against the Lions when the teams meet for a Round 17 showdown in the 2018 Super Rugby season. The match is set for Saturday, June 30, at the King’s Park Stadium in Durban, kick-off at 17h15 CAT. The hosts come into the game on the back of a 29-13 defeat they suffered at the hands of the Jaguares back in late May, though they had won three of their four matches prior to that, overcoming…

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South Africa look for redemption

South Africa look for redemption

South Africa will look for redemption when they take on England in the first of a three-match Test series, starting at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday, 9 June 2018, kick-off at 17h05 CAT. The Springboks and coach Rassie Erasmus saw their ‘new dawn’ get off to an awful start last weekend when they were beaten 22-20 by Wales in a one-off Test played in Washington, USA. The second-string Boks put in an awful performance that was reminiscent of the…

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Young Springbok side takes aim at Wales

Young Springbok side takes aim at Wales

A young Springbok team featuring no less than seven debutants will open their 2018 Test season on Saturday 2 June when they take on Wales in a once-off match at the RFK Stadium in Washington, USA, kick-off at 23h00 CAT. The friendly encounter, which falls outside of World Rugby’s international window, will be an experiment for both teams and marks the first Test in charge for new Bok coach Rassie Erasmus. He has picked Pieter-Steph du Toit as his captain…

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