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Preview: Sharks v FS Cheetahs
Preview: Sharks v FS Cheetahs
The Sharks will be favourites for this encounter at Kings Park in Durban but they know that the Cheetahs are a side that can not be underestimated. The home side head into this clash in fine form after claiming a hard-fought 34-17 victory over the ...
Aug 22, 2014 at 13:15:02

 
Preview: WP v Golden Lions
Preview: WP v Golden Lions
The tournament's pacesetters have impressed in their opening fixtures but barring a draw, one of these sides will lose their unbeaten record in Cape Town on Saturday. WP will fancy their chances of being victorious, however. While the Lions are a...
Aug 22, 2014 at 12:55:36

 
Preview: Bulls v EP Kings
Preview: Bulls v EP Kings
There will be plenty at stake when the Bulls host the Kings in Pretoria as both sides are desperate to break their ducks in the points standings. As expected, the Kings are battling against the big boys in the Premier Division while pressure is bu...
Aug 22, 2014 at 11:47:19

 
Preview: New Zealand v Australia
Preview: New Zealand v Australia
Round Two of the Rugby Championship and Bledisloe Cup sees both teams dried out and ready to fire as New Zealand host Australia. It's not often we emerge out of a Bledisloe battlefield with both teams feeling frustrated, but Round One in Sydney wa...
Aug 22, 2014 at 10:51:29

 
Preview: Argentina v South Africa
Preview: Argentina v South Africa
If the recent past is anything to go by, South Africa will have to pass a stern examination in order to seal victory in Argentina on Saturday. Since their Rugby Championship arrival, the Pumas have hosted the Springboks twice, with a 16-16 draw an...
Aug 22, 2014 at 08:34:16

 
Seven changes for Bulls
Seven changes for Bulls
Blue Bulls coach Frans Ludeke has made seven changes to his starting XV for Saturday's clash with the Eastern Province Kings in Pretoria. Injuries, rotational policy and the availability of players from suspension all played a role in Ludeke's dec...
Aug 21, 2014 at 14:28:50

 
SARU to probe match fixing claims
SARU to probe match fixing claims
The South African Rugby Union announced on Thursday it had appointed an attorney to examine allegations of attempts to fix the result of matches in Boland club rugby. The investigator’s role will be to inquire into claims that attempts were ...
Aug 21, 2014 at 13:41:31

 
Pack changes for Sharks
Pack changes for Sharks
The Sharks team to take on the Cheetahs on Saturday shows some changes to the pack that featured against the Pumas last week. The backline remains completely unchanged, but amongst the forwards, there have been some changes, both enforced and rota...
Aug 21, 2014 at 12:16:37

 
Boks honour Argentine player
Boks honour Argentine player
The Springboks on Tuesday honoured the life of Mateo Uriburu, a young Argentinean rugby player who sadly passed away during a tour of San Isidro Club’s U18 side to South Africa earlier this year. The 17-year-old Uriburu passed away in March....
Aug 21, 2014 at 10:44:33

 
Preview: Pumas v Griquas
Preview: Pumas v Griquas
One of the goals the Pumas have set themselves this season is to collect the full complement of log points whenever they play a match at home, although there will be more at stake when they host Griquas in the Round Three Currie Cup tie at the Mbombe...
Aug 21, 2014 at 10:30:51

 
Lions make two changes
Lions make two changes
Golden Lions head coach Johan Ackermann has made two changes to his side as they prepare to take on Western Province at Newlands. In the forwards, Willie Britz and Warwick Tecklenburg come into the back row at number eight and on the flank respectiv...
Aug 21, 2014 at 10:21:06

 
Crotty replaces Nonu
Crotty replaces Nonu
Crusaders centre Ryan Crotty will make his first start for New Zealand at inside centre against Australia at Eden Park on Saturday. Cory Jane will win his 50th cap for the All Blacks on the right wing, while Conrad Smith returns at outside centre....
Aug 20, 2014 at 19:52:57

 
Boks switch three for Salta
Boks switch three for Salta
Juan Smith will complete a remarkable return to international rugby when he runs out for the Springboks against Argentina in Salta on Saturday.  Smith's inclusion at flank is one of three changes to the starting XV, with a further four changes ...
Aug 20, 2014 at 17:52:33

 
Cheetahs change four
Cheetahs change four
Rory Duncan has made three injury-enforced changes to his Free State Cheetahs line-up for their Currie Cup clash with the Sharks at Kings Park. Saturday's clash in Durban will see prop Luan de Bruin, loose forward Boom Prinsloo and fly-half Elgar Wa...
Aug 20, 2014 at 17:40:54

 
Match officials to August 24
Match officials to August 24
The match officials for this week's action have been announced, with Steve Walsh handed the Argentina versus Springboks game in Salta. The Rugby Championship New Zealand vs Australia at Eden Park, Auckland Referee: Romain Poite (France) Assistant...
Aug 20, 2014 at 15:43:01

 
Spencer makes changes
Spencer makes changes
EP Kings number eight Luke Watson returns to the starting line-up for their Currie Cup clash with the Blue Bulls. Watson's return at Loftus Versfeld is one of four changes to the pack as Carlos Spencer freshens things up for this weekend's clash in ...
Aug 20, 2014 at 15:34:45

 
WP unchanged for Lions
WP unchanged for Lions
Western Province head coach Allister Coetzee has named an unchanged side for their top-of-the-table clash with the Golden Lions on Saturday. The Newlands fixture will see Stephan Coetzee continue to wear the hooking jersey due to the absence of Tiaa...
Aug 20, 2014 at 13:17:08

 
Seven changes for Pumas
Seven changes for Pumas
The Pumas have made seven changes to their match-day 22 as they look to bounce back from last week's defeat with a win over the Griquas on Friday. Jimmy Stonehouse has brought Dylan Frylinck (scrum-half), Corne Fourie (prop), Uzar Cassiem (flank) an...
Aug 20, 2014 at 11:39:24

 
Greyling handed one-week suspension
Greyling handed one-week suspension
Blue Bulls prop Dean Greyling was suspended for one week after he was found guilty of foul play in the Currie Cup match between the Blue Bulls and the Golden Lions on Saturday 9 August in Johannesburg. Greyling was charged with having committed an...
Aug 19, 2014 at 17:33:03

 
Coetzee concerned with WP's discipline
Coetzee concerned with WP's discipline
Western Province coach Allister Coetzee has admitted that his side's poor discipline is a "great concern". Despite winning their two opening matches, - against the Eastern Province Kings and the Blue Bulls - convincingly, they have alrea...
Aug 19, 2014 at 13:20:55

 
 
 

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