News from July 2018

WP make strong statement in Women’s Interprovincials

WP make strong statement in Women’s Interprovincials

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Defending SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial champions, Western Province, made a strong statement in the opening round of the A Section of the tournament as they thumped the Blue Bulls 77-3 in Cape Town on Saturday to show that they could be a force to be reckoned with once again. In the other games, 2017 runners […]

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Impressive Emirates Lions roar into semis – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarterfinals Review

Impressive Emirates Lions roar into semis – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarterfinals Review

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Emirates Lions qualified for a third successive Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final with their impressive 40-23 victory over the Jaguares on Saturday afternoon in Johannesburg. They will meet the Waratahs next Saturday at Emirates Airlines Park from 15h05 in one of the two semi-finals. The Waratahs scored a dramatic 30-23 come-from-behind win over the Highlanders […]

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Springbok Sevens in Rugby World Cup Sevens semi-finals

Springbok Sevens in Rugby World Cup Sevens semi-finals

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team kept their dream of a first ever Rugby World Cup Sevens title alive with a telling 36-5 quarter-final victory over Scotland at AT&T Park, San Francisco on Saturday to set up a semi-final encounter against England on Sunday at 21h40 (SA time). The Blitzboks, who outplayed Ireland on Friday evening, again […]

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Delport applauds impact from new players at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Delport applauds impact from new players at Rugby World Cup Sevens

Posted on July 22, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok Women’s Sevens coach Paul Delport said the emergence of four debutants in his team at the Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 bodes well for the future of the squad and could boost their chances in tournaments to come. The Springbok Women’s Sevens team placed 14th at the tournament, won by New Zealand at the […]

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Triumphant SA U18 Sevens book Youth Olympics spot

Triumphant SA U18 Sevens book Youth Olympics spot

Posted on July 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The South African U18 Sevens booked their place in the 2018 Summer Youth Olympics in Argentina in October after defeating Namibia 32-12 in the final of the African Youth Games in Algeria on Saturday. The victory ensured that they advanced through the three-day tournament unbeaten, conceding only 17 points in their six matches. The team, […]

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Springbok Sevens to meet Scotland in Rugby World Cup Sevens quarterfinals

Springbok Sevens to meet Scotland in Rugby World Cup Sevens quarterfinals

Posted on July 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will meet Scotland in the quarterfinals of the Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco on Sunday morning (SA time) after a commanding 45-7 win over Ireland earlier on Day One of the international showpiece. The Blitzboks, boosted by four tries from winger Siviwe Soyizwapi, totally outplayed their Irish opponents at […]

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Springbok Women’s Sevens miss out at RWC Sevens

Springbok Women’s Sevens miss out at RWC Sevens

Posted on July 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s Sevens team suffered defeats against Russia (24-14) and China (29-5) on Friday at the Rugby World Cup Sevens, played at AT&T Park in San Francisco, USA. The defeats ruled them out of Cup and Trophy contention respectively and the team will now contest the 13th place play-off against Mexico on Saturday. Kick-off […]

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Tickets on sale for Castle Lager Rugby Championship Tests

Tickets on sale for Castle Lager Rugby Championship Tests

Posted on July 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby and the Springboks will celebrate the legacy of Madiba when they host Australia at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, 29 September, during the penultimate round of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, and tickets for this match will go on sale next Friday, 27 July. Tickets for the Boks’ […]

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SA Schools team named for Aon U18 International Series

SA Schools team named for Aon U18 International Series

Posted on July 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Banele Mthenjane (prop), Adrian Alberts (lock) and Celimpilo Gumede (No 8) will add valuable experience to the SA Schools team for the Aon U18 International Series next month after being named in the 30-man squad for the second successive season. The annual tournament, which features three round of matches between the SA Schools team, England, […]

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Stage set for knock-outs – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarter-finals Preview

Stage set for knock-outs – Vodacom Super Rugby Quarter-finals Preview

Posted on July 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Emirates Lions face strong Jaguares contest on Highveld Cell C Sharks ready for daunting Christchurch challenge The Emirates Lions face a strong contest from the Jaguares when the two sides meet in the last Vodacom Super Rugby quarter-final on Saturday in Johannesburg from 15h05, while earlier in the day the Cell C Sharks are involved […]

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