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Currie Cup set for big momentum shift

Currie Cup set for big momentum shift

Posted on October 18, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The momentum of the Currie Cup – sponsored by DirectAxis Financial Services and Nashua – will change significantly on Saturday as the teams make the switch from qualifying mode to final mode as they take to the field in the Premier Division semi-finals. The Cell C Sharks will host the Xerox Golden Lions in Durban […]

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Fish Factory teams ready to rumble in Velddrif

Fish Factory teams ready to rumble in Velddrif

Posted on October 17, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The 31st edition of the SA Fish Industries tournament will kick off at the Smit Sports Grounds in Velddrif on the West Coast on Friday where 16 teams from the surrounding fish factories will battle it out for top honours in the annual event. The competition, which was the brainchild of the late Dr Danie […]

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Schoeman: SA U18 Sevens take valuable lessons from Youth Olympics

Schoeman: SA U18 Sevens take valuable lessons from Youth Olympics

Posted on October 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

South African Under-18 Sevens coach Marius Schoeman said on Tuesday his charges will take valuable lessons from the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina where they went down in the bronze playoff on Monday. The team had a slow start to the competition at Club Atletico San Isidro Sede La Boya in Buenos Aires on Saturday, […]

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Kwaru crowned Women’s club champions

Kwaru crowned Women’s club champions

Posted on October 16, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Port Elizabeth’s Kwaru Rugby Club were crowned the Women’s club champions in Cape Town on Sunday after defeating Fort Hare 19-7 at Langa Sports Grounds in the fifth edition of the tournament. Middelburg won the Plate Final after delivering a well-balanced display for a 43-0 victory against the George Lilies. The tournament, which featured the […]

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DHL Western Province, Cell C Sharks to host Currie Cup semifinals

DHL Western Province, Cell C Sharks to host Currie Cup semifinals

Posted on October 13, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province and Cell C Sharks will host the Vodacom Blue Bulls and Xerox Golden Lions respectively next Saturday in the semifinals of the Currie Cup Premier Division, sponsored by DirectAxis Financial Services and Nashua. The matches, to be played in Cape Town and Durban, will extend an amazing season of breath-taking action in […]

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Murray flies SA flag at Youth Olympics

Murray flies SA flag at Youth Olympics

Posted on October 12, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Ashleigh Murray will have the honour of flying the South African flag at the Youth Olympic Games in Argentina this weekend after being named on the eight member women’s panel. Murray, who earned her place on the 2018/19 World Rugby Women’s HSBC Sevens Series panel in August, touched down in Buenos Aires on Tuesday, with […]

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Currie Cup semi-final scramble reaches fever pitch

Currie Cup semi-final scramble reaches fever pitch

Posted on October 11, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The scramble for play-off spots and the remaining home semi-final will reach fever pitch this weekend as the pool stages of the Currie Cup comes to a dramatic conclusion in the presence of several returning Springboks. Defending champions, DHL Western Province, are guaranteed of a home semi-final, while the Cell C Sharks are certain of […]

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Springboks’ referees for November Tests confirmed

Springboks’ referees for November Tests confirmed

Posted on October 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Several South Africans to perform match official duties in November Australian referee Angus Gardner will be in charge of the Springboks’ opening Test of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship, against England at Twickenham on Saturday, 3 November, World Rugby confirmed on Wednesday when it released the list of match officials for the November internationals. World […]

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It’s knock-out time in Currie Cup First Division

It’s knock-out time in Currie Cup First Division

Posted on October 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The attention will shift to the battle for final berths in the Currie Cup First Division on Friday, as the four semi-finalists give everything to advance to top two when they take to the field in George and Kempton Park respectively. Log-leaders, the SWD Eagles, will host the Down Touch Griffons at Outeniqua Park, while […]

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Jansen van Vuren joins SA Rugby Sevens squad

Jansen van Vuren joins SA Rugby Sevens squad

Posted on October 9, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Former Junior Springbok and Emirates Lions scrumhalf, Marco Jansen van Vuren has joined the SA Rugby Sevens Academy and will be available for selection for the team’s first assignment of the season, the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens International Invitational tournament at the end of November. Jansen van Vuren played Vodacom Super Rugby for the Emirates […]

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