SuperSport Rugby Challenge news

Top eight to fight for glory – SuperSport Rugby Challenge QF Preview

Top eight to fight for glory – SuperSport Rugby Challenge QF Preview

Posted on June 27, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

DHL Western Province and the Cell C Sharks XV will both host their SuperSport Rugby Challenge quarter-finals after the fixtures were slightly amended for this weekend, when the iCOLLEGE Pumas and Tafel Lager Griquas will also enjoy home ground advantage as the competition moves into the knock-out stages. The three top teams in the North, […]

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iCOLLEGE Pumas finish top – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Review

iCOLLEGE Pumas finish top – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Review

Posted on June 24, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The iCOLLEGE Pumas qualified as top team for the quarter-finals after the pool phase of a pulsating SuperSport Rugby Challenge came to an end on Saturday, while both the Xerox Golden Lions XV and Vodacom Blue Bulls managed to make it to the top eight, much to the heartbreak of SWD Eagles. The Nelspruit side, […]

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All to play for in final round – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Preview

All to play for in final round – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 10 Preview

Posted on June 21, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The introduction of six Springboks, which includes Warren Whiteley and the current SA Rugby Player of the Year, Malcolm Marx, in the colours of the Xerox Golden Lions XV will add extra spice to what is already promising to be a massive weekend of provincial rugby as the pool phase of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge […]

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Tafel Lager Griquas, SWD Eagles flex muscles – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Review Round 9

Tafel Lager Griquas, SWD Eagles flex muscles – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Review Round 9

Posted on June 17, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Tafel Lager Griquas and the SWD Eagles scored important victories in the Central and South Sections of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, while the Leopards and Eastern Province recorded their maiden wins for 2018 in Round 9 of the competition. The men from Kimberley edged the Cell C Sharks XV 38-34 in a dramatic clash at […]

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Home ground advantage to the communities – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Week 9 Preview

Home ground advantage to the communities – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Week 9 Preview

Posted on June 14, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The SuperSport Rugby Challenge will again reach communities far and wide when this enthralling competition resumes on Friday, with yet another action-packed Rugby Festival on Sunday promising to end a weekend of tries and more tries. The ninth round could also see a significant shift in the Central Section, where both Tafel Lager Griquas and […]

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Weekend of movement for SuperSport Rugby Challenge hopefuls – Week 8 Review

Weekend of movement for SuperSport Rugby Challenge hopefuls – Week 8 Review

Posted on June 10, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Toyota Free State XV had their flags lowered and DHL Western Province had to score three unanswered tries to draw their matches in Week 8 of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, as a number of teams pushed for improved log positions as this exciting competition moved closer to the playoffs. The Free Staters suffered their […]

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Showdown in Bloemfontein – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Preview Week 8

Showdown in Bloemfontein – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Preview Week 8

Posted on June 7, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The Central Section clash between Toyota Free State XV and Tafel Lager Griquas highlights another week of thrilling action in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, while two new venues will continue the tournament’s aim of taking rugby to the people. Week 8 of the competition will see the Cell C Sharks XV take the game to […]

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Race to play-offs intensifies – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Review

Race to play-offs intensifies – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Review

Posted on June 3, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

The undefeated and defending SuperSport Rugby Challenge champions, DHL Western Province, continued on their merry way with yet another victory in Round 7, while the iCOLLEGE Pumas and Toyota Free State XV – the other teams yet to lose this year – also secured wins, but amongst the rest of the pack a massive scramble […]

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Undefeated status under threat – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Preview

Undefeated status under threat – SuperSport Rugby Challenge Round 7 Preview

Posted on May 31, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

An average of 64 points per match and no less than 335 tries, at an average of nine every 80 minutes, are two of the reasons why the 2018 SuperSport Rugby Challenge has grabbed the attention of local rugby supporters. The fact that most of these were achieved at smaller and lesser-known rugby venues also […]

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Rugby returns to festival mode for SuperSport Rugby Challenge

Rugby returns to festival mode for SuperSport Rugby Challenge

Posted on March 13, 2018  /  Issued by SA Rugby

Community venues & leading clubs to host televised Sunday triple-header festivals • Exciting three-pool format ensures local derbies every weekend Rugby fans across the country are in for a treat again this season when the SuperSport Rugby Challenge kicks off on 21 April. The community-centred provincial tournament, launched last year and won by DHL Western […]

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