News from September 2018

Springbok Women to play three Tests in November

Springbok Women to play three Tests in November

Posted on September 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Women’s team will play three Tests in November – against Wales, Spain and Italy – in what marks the national side’s first tour since the 2014 Women’s Rugby World Cup. This follows an SA Select Women’s tour to England last November where the team faced the British Army and England Academy team in […]

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Currie Cup celebrates Heritage Day as six Boks return

Currie Cup celebrates Heritage Day as six Boks return

Posted on September 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Six members of the Springbok squad that recently returned from Australasia will feature in the Currie Cup this weekend in an additional treat for spectators who will be in line to receive free boerewors and braai spice sachets at host stadiums in celebration of Heritage Day on Monday. Springbok squad members Ross Cronje (Xerox Golden […]

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Preliminary Springbok squad to gather in PE

Preliminary Springbok squad to gather in PE

Posted on September 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Seventeen players will get together in Port Elizabeth on Friday when they will start their preparations for the final two Tests in the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, next Saturday, 29 September against Australia in the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, and a week later against New Zealand at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria. Rassie Erasmus, SA Rugby’s […]

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Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week returns to Bill Jardine

Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week returns to Bill Jardine

Posted on September 20, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi had words of encouragement for the country’s top up-and-coming Under-15 schools’ rugby players, who will showcase their talent from 1 to 4 October in the 2018 edition of the Carfind.co.za Iqhawe Week, which will once again be hosted at the Bill Jardine Stadium in Johannesburg. The development tournament – initiated by […]

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SA Rugby hosts Elite Player Development camps

SA Rugby hosts Elite Player Development camps

Posted on September 19, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

One hundred and twenty of the most talented Under-16 and Under-17 players in the country will be put through their paces at two Elite Player Development (EPD) camps in the Western Cape from 1 to 6 October, as SA Rugby’s High Performance Department assesses the talent on offer with an eye on grooming the players […]

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Rassie Erasmus to take charge of the Barbarians

Rassie Erasmus to take charge of the Barbarians

Posted on September 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby’s Director of Rugby, Rassie Erasmus, will take charge of the Barbarians for the first time when the famous club returns to action later this season. Just days after the Springboks recorded a superb first win in New Zealand in nine years when they beat the All Blacks by 36-34 in Wellington last weekend […]

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Several Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Several Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

Posted on September 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springboks have released eight players from their Castle Lager Rugby Championship squad that returned from New Zealand on Sunday for Currie Cup and provincial duty this weekend. In addition to the group of local players released to their provinces, two overseas-based players will also return to their clubs and are available for selection for […]

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SA sides falter at home in Guinness PRO14

SA sides falter at home in Guinness PRO14

Posted on September 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs faltered in their attempts to make a strong statement at home in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend, with both sides succumbing to their third defeats this season. The Isuzu Southern Kings tried hard to make their presence felt in their first home game in Port Elizabeth against Ulster […]

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Border women secure sixth home final

Border women secure sixth home final

Posted on September 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Border will host their sixth successive SA Rugby Women’s Interprovincial final on Saturday, 29 September, after another memorable season in which they finished the pool stages unbeaten. The women from East London had to dig deep for the 26-12 victory in their final pool match against Free State in Bloemfontein as the hosts produced their […]

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DHL WP lay down massive Currie Cup marker

DHL WP lay down massive Currie Cup marker

Posted on September 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province took a big leap toward securing home ground advantage in the Currie Cup semi-finals, as the Vodacom Blue Bulls remained in contention for a top-four spot and the Toyota Free State Cheetahs dropped out of the race in a decisive weekend of action. Defending Champions, DHL Western Province, and the Cell C […]

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