News from June 2018

Delport pleased with Rugby World Cup Sevens progress

Delport pleased with Rugby World Cup Sevens progress

Posted on June 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport said he was pleased with the progress and improvement showed by his squad as they enter the final stage of preparation for the Rugby World Cup Sevens, to be played at AT&T Stadium in San Francisco from 20-22 July. South Africa qualified as African champions last year and will […]

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Competition intensifies at U16 Girls Week

Competition intensifies at U16 Girls Week

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The competition at the SA Rugby Girls U16 Week intensified at Jeppe High School in Johannesburg on Tuesday in a thrilling day’s play as Western Province, Eastern Province, Limpopo and the Pumas registered their second round of victories to remain unbeaten going into Friday’s final round. Western Province and the Blue Bulls were involved in […]

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Top eight to fight for glory – SuperSport Rugby Challenge QF Preview

Top eight to fight for glory – SuperSport Rugby Challenge QF Preview

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province and the Cell C Sharks XV will both host their SuperSport Rugby Challenge quarter-finals after the fixtures were slightly amended for this weekend, when the iCOLLEGE Pumas and Tafel Lager Griquas will also enjoy home ground advantage as the competition moves into the knock-out stages. The three top teams in the North, […]

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Powell looking for best combinations for destination San Francisco

Powell looking for best combinations for destination San Francisco

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Neil Powell is using the Springbok Sevens training camp in Johannesburg to fine-tune his selection options for the forthcoming Rugby World Cup Sevens tournament in San Francisco, USA from 20-22 July. The Blitzboks are currently preparing for the showpiece, where 24 teams will compete for the Melrose Cup, in Sandton as they combine altitude training […]

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RIP Austin van Heerden

RIP Austin van Heerden

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Mr Mark Alexander, President of SA Rugby, paid tribute to former SA Coloured Football Board captain Austin Appollis van Heerden, who sadly passed away on Tuesday. “Austin took the road less travelled to national representation and he knew what was needed to make it to the top,” said Mr Alexander. “His achievements as a player […]

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Springbok Experience part of Cape Town museum festival

Springbok Experience part of Cape Town museum festival

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Two of the most experienced Blitzboks, Kyle Brown and Branco du Preez, will be at the Springbok Experience in the V&A Waterfront in Cape Town on Thursday night as the popular rugby attraction joins the festivities of Museum Night. Apart from meeting and mingling with the two Blitzbok stars, visitors to the Springbok Experience will […]

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Gauteng Youth Weeks continue to entertain

Gauteng Youth Weeks continue to entertain

Posted on June 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Girls U18 Week kicked off on an action-packed note at Jeppe High School in Johannesburg on Tuesday, while the Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN) Week delivered another thrilling round as the competition nears its conclusion at the Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbijlpark. The opening day of the SA Rugby Girls U18 […]

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Exciting start to the Girls and LSEN Weeks

Exciting start to the Girls and LSEN Weeks

Posted on June 25, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Girls U16 Week and Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN) Week got off to a thrilling start in two Gauteng venues on Monday in an action-packed day of rugby which saw 54 tries and 627 points scored in 15 matches. In the main games of the day in the SA Rugby Girls […]

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iCOLLEGE Pumas finish top – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Review

iCOLLEGE Pumas finish top – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Review

Posted on June 24, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The iCOLLEGE Pumas qualified as top team for the quarter-finals after the pool phase of a pulsating SuperSport Rugby Challenge came to an end on Saturday, while both the Xerox Golden Lions XV and Vodacom Blue Bulls managed to make it to the top eight, much to the heartbreak of SWD Eagles. The Nelspruit side, […]

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Rugby focus moves to Youth Weeks

Rugby focus moves to Youth Weeks

Posted on June 24, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SA Rugby Youth Weeks will take centre stage in the next three weeks as the best schools players in the country look to make their presence felt, with the action starting on Monday at the National Girls U16 and U18 Weeks, and the Learners with Special Education Needs (LSEN) Week. The National Girls Weeks […]

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