SARUGBY.COM RSS FEED Get the latest rugby news delivered to your RSS reader from SARUGBY.COM Aug, 02 Aug 2014 04:24:58 Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400 Opening loss for Bok Women The Women's Rugby World Cup kicked off in Paris on Friday with New Zealand and England thrashing Kazakhstan and Samoa respectively on Day One. The Black Ferns won the opening match of the tournament by totally outclassing the northern Asian team as the four-time winners ran in an impressive thirtee... Read more 224356 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 22:43:56 WP name squad for CC Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has announced a strong-looking playing squad ahead of the upcoming 2014 Currie Cup season. Seven players in the group are still eligible for the WP U21 team - including star wing Cheslin Kolbe - but the likes of Sti Sithole, Jean Kleyn, Jurie van Vuuren,... Read more 185533 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 18:55:33 CJ not good enough for Toulon South African World Cup winner CJ Van der Linde’s potential move to Toulon as a replacement for the injured Martin Castrogiovanni appears to be off. The former Springbok prop was on trial in the South of France last week, but according to the Midi Olympique the Toulon staff decided he was s... Read more 115940 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 11:59:40 Blackadder set to make history Crusaders boss Todd Blackadder can achieve what no other man has done if his side beat the Waratahs in Saturday's final in Sydney. If the Crusaders secure victory, Blackadder is set to become the first man to win the Super Rugby title as a player and coach. The Christchurch-based franchise are... Read more 113241 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 11:32:41 WP's Harris heads abroad The Dragons have announced the signing of tighthead prop Brok Harris, 29, who arrives at the Welsh region after eight years at the Stormers. Harris has signed a three-year deal in Newport. Along with over 90 Super Rugby appearances in the bank, front-row Harris has also played 100 times for We... Read more 101647 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 10:16:47 Preview: Super Rugby Final Meeting for the third time on Super Rugby's biggest stage, the Olympic Stadium will be the venue when the Waratahs meet the Crusaders. 2014 is the third time these two have met on Super Rugby's biggest stage and the first since 2008, when the Crusaders won their seventh title. That triumph th... Read more 090721 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 09:07:21 Read stood up by Hooper Waratahs' captain Michael Hooper's absence at a photo session has increased the tension with the Crusaders ahead of Saturday's final in Sydney. The Sydneysiders made a request for Crusaders skipper Kieran Read to remain at the ANZ Stadium, after his side's captain's run so that photographers and ... Read more 085336 Aug, 01 Aug 2014 08:53:36 WP bring in Kenyan wing Powerhouse Kenyan wing William Ambaka Ndayara will join Western Province ahead of the 2014 Currie Cup competition. William Ambaka Ndayara, who weighs a hefty 100 kilograms and stands 1,95 metres tall, first came to prominence after a string of outstanding performances for Kenya at international S... Read more 172342 Jul, 31 Jul 2014 17:23:42 SA Schools squad named The South African Rugby Union announced an SA Schools squad of 28 players for the forthcoming U18 International series against France, Wales and England, from 10 to 24 August. The squad was selected following a successful trial match held on Saturday at the Barnard Stadium in Kempton Park, after ... Read more 171912 Jul, 31 Jul 2014 17:19:12 Currie Cup without Boks? The South African Rugby Union (SARU) has reportedly asked teams not pick contracted Springboks at any stage during this season's Currie Cup. Previously, Springboks returned to play for their provinces towards the end of the tournament, but that is unlikely to happen this year. The Sharks CEO J... Read more 155124 Jul, 31 Jul 2014 15:51:24