SARUGBY.COM RSS FEED Get the latest rugby news delivered to your RSS reader from SARUGBY.COM Apr, 19 Apr 2014 03:07:50 Tue, 29 Aug 2006 09:00:00 -0400 Preview: Stormers v Lions Searching for a breakthrough in a bleak season, bottom side the Stormers host the upstart Lions this weekend in Newlands. Allister Coetzee's men have enjoyed a bye week off from a hellish campaign in which they occasionally have gone down fighting - on tour against the Chiefs and Crusaders - or s... Read more 165014 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 16:50:14 Preview: Waratahs v Bulls The Waratahs host the Bulls in what promises to be an explosive encounter at the Allianz Stadium in Sydney on Saturday. The home side will look to returning full-back Israel Folau to provide the same attacking flair he did in the solid start the side enjoyed at the start of the season. Prior ... Read more 164043 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 16:40:43 Rebels quieten the Force A low-scorer to forget in Melbourne, the Rebels did enough to overcome the Force and win 22-16 as the two Australian sides faced off. This one will not live long in the memory. The Force had come into this game in such good form after five straight wins on the trot, but were a blunt force. It to... Read more 144129 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 14:41:29 Five stars for 'Canes The Hurricanes ground out an entertaining 39-20 win over the Blues on Friday in Wellington for their fourth win of the season. The Blues refused to the let the Hurriances run away with a fixture that they dominated in terms of possession and territory until the very end, with the hosts finishing ... Read more 124556 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 12:45:56 LIVE: Rebels v Force  Updates from Melbourne.  ... Read more 123710 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 12:37:10 Preview: Sharks v Cheetahs The Sharks will be out to cement their position at the top of the table when they host the Cheetahs in Durban on Friday. These sides head into this encounter having experienced contrasting fortunes this season with the men from Bloemfontein, who were the surprise package in last year's tournament... Read more 112522 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 11:25:22 LIVE: Hurricanes v Blues  Updates from Wellington.  ... Read more 102927 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 10:29:27 Late change for Blues The Blues were forced into a late change ahead of Friday's clash with the Hurricanes when Ma'a Nonu was ruled out with injury. The All Blacks midfielder will not face his former franchise, who he represented in 110 matches, in Wellington due to tightness in his left calf. He was battling to o... Read more 093626 Apr, 18 Apr 2014 09:36:26 Lions ready to bounce back Lions captain Warren Whiteley believes his side has not lost any of their drive despite experiencing a losing streak in recent weeks with two consecutive defeats on home soil. "I don't think we have lost any intensity, the willingness, the heart and the fire is still there," he explaine... Read more 161354 Apr, 17 Apr 2014 16:13:54 'Tahs too reliant on Folau Waratahs attack coach Darren Gibson admits his side are too reliant on the influence of Israel Folau's offensive prowess. The 'Tahs have been brought back to ground with a bump after an exhilarating start to the season, with 16 tries in four games. They have scored just one per match in the three f... Read more 131331 Apr, 17 Apr 2014 13:13:31