Stormers out to avoid third straight defeat

Stormers out to avoid third straight defeat

The Stormers will look to avoid a third successive defeat when they host the Lions for a Round 15 Super Rugby clash, set for Newlands Stadium in Cape Town on Saturday, 26 May 2018, kick-off at 17h15 CAT. The Stormers come into the match having suffered a heart-breaking 26-23 loss away to the Sunwolves this past weekend, with Hayden Parker’s late drop goal handing the Japanese side victory. Having gone down 15-9 at home to the Chiefs a week prior,…

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SUPER RUGBY ROUND UP: WEEK 13

SUPER RUGBY ROUND UP: WEEK 13

The Sharks and Bulls faced off with the Bulls emerging yet again victorious over the coastal team.  The 39-33 game was action packed with the Bulls scoring five tries and the Sharks managing three. This marks the fifth victory for the Bulls and the late penalty conversion secured the Sharks a valuable bonus point. Watch highlights of the Bulls VS Sharks game The DHL Stormers had their first home defeat on the weekend when they lost 15-9 to the Chiefs….

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Bulls, Sharks to renew rivalry

Bulls, Sharks to renew rivalry

The Vodacom Bulls and the Cell C Sharks will renew their rivalry in Super Rugby when the teams meet at Loftus Versfeld Stadium on Saturday, 12 May 2018, kick-off at 17h15 CAT. This match will go a long way in determining whether one or both of these teams are able to secure a place in the knockout stages of the competition. The Bulls come into the clash having suffered successive defeats at the hands of the Highlanders and the Stormers…

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World’s best line up to play at Queen’s

World’s best line up to play at Queen’s

Nadal headlines one of the strongest lineups for the Queen’s tournament. Organizers have said this is one of the most formidable line-ups with 6 of the world’s top 10 players already confirmed participation. Queen’s is one of London’s most historic tennis tournaments and is an important build up towards England’s greatest tennis event Wimbledon. Andy Murray a 5-time winner at Queen’s will be making his comeback after hip surgery. There are a few names from outside the top ten also…

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SUPER RUGBY ROUND UP: WEEK 12

SUPER RUGBY ROUND UP: WEEK 12

The Sharks showed us what they are really made of this past weekend when they put in a superb performance against the Highlanders. This was an important win for the Cell C Sharks and they secured an added bonus point for their 5 tries, the final score for this exciting game was 38-12. The Sharks moved to the third position with a total of 23, just one point ahead of the Stormers. The Stormers also secured a win on the…

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Stormers look to upset Bulls’ apple cart

Stormers look to upset Bulls’ apple cart

Super Rugby, Round 12 DHL Stormers v Blue Bulls Saturday 05 May 2018 Newlands Stadium, Cape Town, 07:15 CAT  The Western Cape Stormers will welcome the Blue Bulls in Round 12 of Super Rugby, with both South African teams looking to move up the South African log table. The Stormers occupy the fourth spot on the log just below their visitors, with 18 points from 10 matches. For the Pretoria side, they are placed third on the South African log…

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Pirates look to take title race to final round

Pirates look to take title race to final round

Orlando Pirates will hope to take the Absa Premiership title race to the final round of the season by winning at Cape Town Stadium against hosts Cape Town City on 28 April 2018, kick-off at 15h00 CAT. City played to their third successive draw in the league when they fought back from a goal down to hold Polokwane City 1-1 in Limpopo on April 25. The Cape side has won just once in their last 10 league matches but still…

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Habana announces retirement

Habana announces retirement

Another Springbok has announced their exit from not just International Rugby but club rugby. Bryan Habana is the latest Bok to go into retirement after Hougaard made the decision last week. Habana one of South Africas darlings in Rugby is the all-time leading try scorer, he has scored 67 times in just 124 tests.  He announced on Instagram that the time has come for him to retire from all rugby at the end of the season, age 34. So it’s…

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Super Rugby Round Up: Week 10

Super Rugby Round Up: Week 10

It was a great weekend for most of the teams in the SA Conference sector with victories secured by The Lions, Sharks, Bulls and Jaguares. Let’s take a closer look at what took place this weekend. The Emirates Lions made history on Friday when they took down the Waratahs 29-0 in Sydney. The Lions set a new record and became the first ever South African team to keep the opposing team scoreless while playing abroad. The Lions had a solid…

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Hougaard quits on the Boks

Hougaard quits on the Boks

Springbok scrumhalf Francois Hougaard has hung up his boots when it comes to international Rugby. The 30-year-old announced that he will be retiring from the international rugby scene with immediate effect. Hougaard currently plays for English side Worcester Warriors started his international career in 2009 and has played 46 test matches. His Worcester coach Alan Solomons confirmed the announcement and expressed his pleasure with the fact that Hougaard will not be leaving the team for international duties. He is under…

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