Latest rugby news and info

SA Rugby completes contingency planning to save the sport

SA Rugby completes contingency planning to save the sport

Posted on April 6, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Players, staff, administrators, teams aligning on next steps Industry united in crisis response Contingencies planned for all scenarios “We will get through this” message to stakeholders All elements of the South African rugby ‘industry’ have come together in an unprecedented act of unity to prepare a long-term strategy to combat the impact of the COVID-19 […]

Read More
COVID-19 update – SA Rugby exploring various interim playing options

COVID-19 update – SA Rugby exploring various interim playing options

Posted on March 18, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Plans to restructure local rugby competitions are currently under discussion in the wake of the recent measures introduced to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic, SA Rugby announced on Wednesday. These plans could see South African franchises and other provincial teams return to a new, locally-based derby competition in view of the current suspension of Vodacom […]

Read More
SA Rugby updates COVID-19 response measures

SA Rugby updates COVID-19 response measures

Posted on March 16, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SA Rugby on Monday suspended all national team training camps and business travel as part of a raft of measures in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic. Scheduled Springbok alignment camps, Springbok Men’s and Women’s training camps and the SA Rugby Under-20 preparations have all been suspended until 14 April. In addition, the SuperSport Rugby […]

Read More
Vodacom Super Rugby – Round 7 Review

Vodacom Super Rugby – Round 7 Review

Posted on March 16, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Cell C Sharks too good for DHL Stormers Reds comeback fell Vodacom Bulls in Brisbane Emirates Lions suffer more pain on the road Competition suspended, SA teams to return home The Cell C Sharks defeated the DHL Stormers 24-14 on Saturday in Durban to consolidate top spot in the South African Conference of the Vodacom […]

Read More
Vodacom Super Rugby suspended

Vodacom Super Rugby suspended

Posted on March 16, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

SANZAAR will suspend the 2020 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament for the foreseeable future, at the conclusion of this weekend’s matches it was announced this afternoon. The decision was made during a SANZAAR Executive Committee (EXCO) teleconference in response to the announcement by the New Zealand Government that all travellers returning to the country would have […]

Read More
Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 7

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 7

Posted on March 12, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Odendaal back to captain Vodacom Bulls in Brisbane Emirates Lions mix things up for Auckland challenge Unchanged Cell C Sharks ready for DHL Stormers’ charge The two Gauteng sides are both on the road in Australasia this weekend, and from a South African perspective the big coastal Vodacom Super Rugby derby between the Cell C […]

Read More
Springbok RWC Trophy Visits to kick off in Eastern Cape

Springbok RWC Trophy Visits to kick off in Eastern Cape

Posted on March 9, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi will lead a delegation of RWC 2019 squad members that will include Bongi Mbonambi and Springbok assistant coach Mzwandile Stick to Port Elizabeth and Grahamstown in the Eastern Cape on Wednesday and Thursday as the second instalment of RWC Trophy Visits across South Africa kicks off this week. The Springboks Trophy […]

Read More
Vodacom Super Rugby Review – Round 6

Vodacom Super Rugby Review – Round 6

Posted on March 9, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Cell C Sharks take SA Conference lead with win over Jaguares Rebels break duck over Emirates Lions in Melbourne Vodacom Bulls thump Highlanders for first win of season The impressive Cell C Sharks climbed to the top of the South African Conference standing following their 33-19 triumph over the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday after […]

Read More
Blitzboks stay in World Series hunt after fourth place in Vancouver

Blitzboks stay in World Series hunt after fourth place in Vancouver

Posted on March 9, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Springbok Sevens team will return to South Africa on Wednesday with 37 out of a possible 44 log points gained on the North American leg of the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series, which includes a first HSBC LA Sevens crown, and a consolidated second place on the series standings. However, defeats to New Zealand […]

Read More
Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 6

Vodacom Super Rugby Preview – Round 6

Posted on March 5, 2020  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Sbu Nkosi returns for Jaguares clash in Durban Alberts and Simelane start for Emirates Lions in Melbourne Vodacom Bulls hand out two debuts for Highlanders clash The Cell C Sharks tackle the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday afternoon in their first game since returning from their successful Vodacom Super Rugby tour of Australasia. The match […]

Read More