News from September 2018

Big clashes kick off Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week

Big clashes kick off Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week

Posted on September 30, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The traditional north-south derby between Western Province and the Blue Bulls will feature among several gripping matches on the opening day of the sixth edition of the Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week for Under-15 teams at the Bill Jardine Stadium in Johannesburg on Monday. The Valke and Griffons will kick off the action at 09h30 on the […]

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SA teams stumble in Wales in Guinness PRO14

SA teams stumble in Wales in Guinness PRO14

Posted on September 30, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs stumbled in their attempts to build momentum in the Guinness PRO14 in Wales this weekend, with the sides subsiding to defeats against the Scarlets and Cardiff Blues respectively. The Isuzu Southern Kings put up a good fight in the first half against 2017 runners up, the Scarlets, to […]

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WP defend Women’s Interprovincial title

WP defend Women’s Interprovincial title

Posted on September 30, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Western Province produced the desired big match temperament to defend their Women’s Interprovincial title in a gripping final against Border in East London on Saturday for an 18-12 victory. While the win for the Capetonians marked their second successive victory against their East London counterparts in the last three finals at the BCM Stadium, the […]

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DHL WP clinch Currie Cup home semi-final

DHL WP clinch Currie Cup home semi-final

Posted on September 30, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province booked the first Currie Cup home semi-final and took a big leap toward a top-of-the-table finish as they outplayed the Cell C Sharks 50-28 in a fine performance on Saturday to remain the only unbeaten team. The defeat for the Durbanites – which marked their first in the 2018 tournament, sponsored by […]

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Springboks celebrate victory, but rue missed chances

Springboks celebrate victory, but rue missed chances

Posted on September 29, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks could have beaten Australia far more comfortably if they had taken their chances, said Rassie Erasmus, Director of Rugby, following a 23-12 victory over the Wallabies at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. South Africa scored two tries by Aphiwe Dyantyi and Faf de Klerk in the opening 21 […]

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Free State win U17 Interprovincial Sevens

Free State win U17 Interprovincial Sevens

Posted on September 29, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Free State held their nerve on a gripping second day at the U17 Interprovincial Sevens at the Fanie du Toit Sports Grounds in Potchefstroom on Saturday to take the Cup after toppling Eastern Province by 38-21 in the final. Making the victory even sweeter for the Free Staters, they went down in their opening pool […]

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Kolisi wants massive Bok effort against Wallabies

Kolisi wants massive Bok effort against Wallabies

Posted on September 28, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi has called on his team to deliver a massive effort against the Wallabies on Saturday in Port Elizabeth, where the two sides will meet at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in a Castle Lager Rugby Championship Test, which also serves to commemorate the 100th birthday of the late former South African […]

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Currie Cup home semi-final up for grabs

Currie Cup home semi-final up for grabs

Posted on September 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province and the Cell C Sharks will go head-to-head in a table-topping thriller in the Currie Cup in Cape Town on Saturday, where the winning side will secure a home semi-final and take a step closer to finishing the pool stages in pole position. The match – which marks the only Currie Cup […]

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Kolbe, Notshe to make run-on debuts in PE

Kolbe, Notshe to make run-on debuts in PE

Posted on September 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Notshe replaces injured Warren Whiteley Mtawarira and Esterhuizen back in starting team Erasmus keeps changes to a minimum for #Mandela100 match Cheslin Kolbe (wing) and Sikhumbuzo Notshe (No 8) will make their run-on debuts for the Springboks against the Wallabies in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, when the two teams […]

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Border eyes fairy-tale finish to Women’s Interprovincials

Border eyes fairy-tale finish to Women’s Interprovincials

Posted on September 26, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

A host of players with international experience will be in action on Saturday when Border will target a fairy-tale finish to the Women’s Interprovincial Competition against arch-rivals Western Province in East London in the A Section final in what is expected to be an epic clash. Both teams will boast international experience, with Springbok Women’s […]

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