SARUGBY.COM RSS FEED Get the latest rugby news delivered to your RSS reader from SARUGBY.COM Oct, 01 Oct 2014 20:17:00 Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400 Botes one of three Sharks changes Jacques Botes returns to the Sharks side for his King's Park farewell as they take on the Golden Lions on Friday in Durban. The return of the loose forward at the expense of Khaya Majola, is one of three changes made by coach Brad MacLeod-Henderson to his side for a game the hosts must win if they ... Read more 161347 Oct, 01 Oct 2014 16:13:47 Burger set for NZ challenge Four years since he last faced the All Blacks, Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will once again be looking to make an impact when the two archrivals face off in Johannesburg on Saturday. Burger's short stint with his Japanese club was interrupted when he answered Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer's ca... Read more 171251 Sep, 30 Sep 2014 17:12:51 Kings change two for Griquas Eastern Province Kings coach Carlos Spencer has made two changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with Griquas in Kimberley. Spencer has kept faith with the same back-line which started last weekend's 53-24 defeat to the Sharks in Durban. The changes are amongst the forwards where Tim ... Read more 170007 Sep, 30 Sep 2014 17:00:07 Lambie extends Sharks stay Sharks utility back Pat Lambie has extended his stay with the Durban-based outfit for at least the next three years. Lambie is amongst a host of young players who have extended their contracts beyond next year's Rugby World Cup. Youngsters like Thomas du Toit, Andre Esterhuizen, Cameron Wright... Read more 143206 Sep, 30 Sep 2014 14:32:06 Two changes for Blue Bulls Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made two rotational changes for his team's clash with the Pumas in Nelspruit on Friday. Callie Visagie and Rudy Paige will be in the run-on team with Piet van Zyl and Bongi Mbonambi, who started against the Free State Cheetahs a week ago, playing off the Mbombela... Read more 142100 Sep, 30 Sep 2014 14:21:00 Boshoff returns for Lions Springbok fly-half Marnitz Boshoff has been recalled to the Golden Lions' starting XV for Friday's clash with the Sharks in Durban. Boshoff comes into the run-on side for Jaco van der Walt and is one of four changes to the Lions side that beat Griquas in Kimberley last weekend. In the only oth... Read more 102617 Sep, 30 Sep 2014 10:26:17 XV of the Week: Rugby Championship Now that the dust has settled in the southern hemisphere, we pick out the stand-out performers of Round Five. So there we have it, New Zealand have won a third straight title but this year it comes one week before the finale at Ellis Park in Johannesburg. Their impressive win over Argentina fo... Read more 171848 Sep, 29 Sep 2014 17:18:48 Bok duo doubtful for NZ Test Springbok back-row Duane Vermeulen's recovery from injury will be managed this week in the build-up to Saturday's Test against New Zealand in Johannesburg. Vermeulen had to leave the field just after the hour mark in the Springboks' 28-10 victory over Australia at Newlands in Cape Town last Satur... Read more 154749 Sep, 29 Sep 2014 15:47:49 Coles, Crotty rejoin All Blacks Hooker Dane Coles will rejoin the All Blacks squad in South Africa after attending the birth of his first child back in New Zealand. Coles pulled out of the squad in the build up to the past weekend's clash with Argentina as he raced home to meet his new-born son, leaving veteran Keven Mealamu to... Read more 154157 Sep, 29 Sep 2014 15:41:57 Boks planned late charge Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says his team's late surge to race past the Wallabies at Newlands on Saturday was no accident. South Africa were trailing by two points with just ten minutes left on the clock but the hosts scored three tries and a drop goal to win 28-10 as the Australian defenc... Read more 153513 Sep, 29 Sep 2014 15:35:13