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Muller answers Lions call
Muller answers Lions call
Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has named his 22-man squad to front the Pumas at Ellis Park on Friday. Ackermann has opted for consistency, making just one change to his starting side. In the forwards, Martin Muller will start at lock in ...
Sep 16, 2014 at 11:20:38

 
Stegmann, Mbonambi cited
Stegmann, Mbonambi cited
Blue Bulls flanker Deon Stegmann and hooker Bongi Mbonambi will face SARU disciplinary hearings on Tuesday after being cited for foul play. Stegmann received a red card for striking a player with his elbow at a ruck - in the 69th minute of his sid...
Sep 15, 2014 at 16:03:55

 
Lions look to fortify Ellis Park
Lions look to fortify Ellis Park
Beating the table-topping Western Province has given Golden Lions coach Johan Ackermann hope that they could turn Ellis Park into an impenetrable fortress. Heading into the encounter in Johannesburg the visitors were unbeaten so far this season bu...
Sep 15, 2014 at 15:53:12

 
Kolisi out for at least four weeks
Kolisi out for at least four weeks
Siya Kolisi faces at least four weeks out with a knee injury, leaving the Western Province flanker in a race to be fit for the Currie Cup play-offs. The 23-year-old South African international came off after just seven minutes of WP's first loss of ...
Sep 15, 2014 at 15:44:28

 
Win tickets to Blue Bulls v Sharks!
Win tickets to Blue Bulls v Sharks!
Yes! We're at it again as the tickets keep flowing. We've teamed up with Vodacom, proud sponsors of the Vodacom Blue Bulls, to bring you an awesome competition. We're giving away 30 tickets to this weekend's Currie Cup clash between the Vodacom Bl...
Sep 15, 2014 at 12:25:05

 
Overseas wrap: Johnson sinks Saints
Overseas wrap: Johnson sinks Saints
It was a weekend of interesting results in Europe as the champions of both France and England tasted defeat with the legion of ex-pat South Africans once again playing an influential role. Former Cheetahs flank Ashley Johnson scored a crucial try ...
Sep 15, 2014 at 10:27:49

 
Springboks call up Pietersen
Springboks call up Pietersen
Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has called up JP Pietersen for Saturday's clash with Australia to replace Ruan Pienaar. The South Africa scrum-half injured his knee during this weekend's 14-10 loss to New Zealand and has been ruled out of the rest of ...
Sep 15, 2014 at 08:26:47

 
Heyneke hails youngsters
Heyneke hails youngsters
The Springboks put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter on Saturday, saying they learnt valuable lessons a year out from the World Cup. The 14-10 defeat in Wellington all but ended the Springboks bid to ...
Sep 14, 2014 at 10:22:58

 
2014 over for Nonu
2014 over for Nonu
All Blacks center Ma'a Nonu will not play rugby again in 2014 after undergoing surgery on a broken arm sustained against South Africa on Saturday. Nonu suffered the injury in the first half of the 14-10 win over the Springboks in Wellington and wa...
Sep 14, 2014 at 10:18:43

 
Pienaar out for 6-8 weeks
Pienaar out for 6-8 weeks
South Africa scrum-half Ruan Pienaar has been ruled out for six to eight weeks with a medial knee ligament injury. Pienaar was injured in a collision with team-mate Duane Vermeulen in the Springboks' 14-10 loss to New Zealand in Wellington. The a...
Sep 13, 2014 at 21:43:23

 
Lions keep WP at bay
Lions keep WP at bay
The Currie Cup battle at Ellis Park was one for the Golden Lions to celebrate, winning 35-33 as Western Province battled back late on. The contest provided top-class entertainment from start to finish with the hosts gaining the upper-hand early in...
Sep 13, 2014 at 19:33:20

 
Cheetahs and Sharks share the spoils
Cheetahs and Sharks share the spoils
A penalty in injury time secured the Free State Cheetahs a hard-fought 30-30 draw with the Sharks in Bloemfontein on Saturday. In a match played at a high intensity but characterised by several handling errors, especially from the Sharks, the Chee...
Sep 13, 2014 at 17:16:45

 
Wallabies hold off Pumas
Wallabies hold off Pumas
Australia secured their second win of the Rugby Championship campaign on Saturday as they held out Argentina 32-25 at the Cbus Super Stadium. It wasn't pretty as a slippery ball did not help the basics of the sides, with fumbles and stoppages a re...
Sep 13, 2014 at 14:26:22

 
LIVE: Wallabies v Pumas
LIVE: Wallabies v Pumas
Updates from the Gold Coast.  ...
Sep 13, 2014 at 11:50:45

 
All Blacks edge Springboks
All Blacks edge Springboks
New Zealand overturned a half-time deficit to claim a 14-10 victory over South Africa in a thrilling Rugby Championship Test at Westpac Stadium on Saturday. Only two tries were scored - one a piece - but the clash between the two best sides in th...
Sep 13, 2014 at 11:36:15

 
LIVE: All Blacks v Springboks
LIVE: All Blacks v Springboks
Live updates from Wellington. ...
Sep 13, 2014 at 09:16:35

 
Matfield ready for battle
Matfield ready for battle
Springbok second-row Victor Matfield cannot wait for the line-out battle with the All Blacks to commence when the teams run out at Westpac Stadium. The veteran forward, who has locked horns with New Zealand on numerous occasions, believes their riva...
Sep 13, 2014 at 08:47:51

 
Bulls clinch win in PE
Bulls clinch win in PE
The Bulls shook off a slow first half to secure a 28-13 win over the Kings in Port Elizabeth, but it wasn't without some drama. The away side finished the match permanently down to 14 men, after captain Deon Stegmann was sent off for blatant elbow...
Sep 12, 2014 at 21:30:15

 
Preview: New Zealand v South Africa
Preview: New Zealand v South Africa
The top two sides on our planet face off this weekend in Wellington, as New Zealand play the Springboks in the Rugby Championship. There's just no contest like this one. Many are unique - England v Scotland, England v France, anything Bledisloe - ...
Sep 12, 2014 at 15:06:47

 
Preview: Australia v Argentina
Preview: Australia v Argentina
Argentina will be sensing blood on the Gold Coast on Saturday when facing Australia, with their drought looking like ending sooner rather than later. They have gone close several times now in this tournament and one feels the victory is coming - t...
Sep 12, 2014 at 15:00:21

 
 
 

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