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Schalk Ferreira to skipper the Southern Kings in 2017

2 years ago by Southern Kings

Southern Kings coach Deon Davids has announced the side’s team captain for the upcoming Super Rugby season. Davids named the experienced prop Schalk Ferreira as the captain for 2017.   Davids...

Fotuali’i full of praise for Eagles' lock Manoa

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Influential Samoa back Kahn Fotuali’i has given high praise to the USA forward Samu Manoa ahead of the two sides’ match in the Rugby World Cup on Sunday.The two players worked together at Northampton...

Brad Thorn tackle breaks ribs of reality TV star in charity match

4 years ago by Rugby Dump

Amongst all the excitement of World Cup warm up matches, on Friday night a mixed celebrity and players England XV took on a mixed World XV in the inaugural Rugby Aid fixture. The match was to benefit...

The World XV run out convincing winners against Japan in Tokyo

4 years ago by Rugby Dump

A World XV beat Japan 45-20 in an entertaining Rugby World Cup warmup game in Tokyo on Saturday. The match gave Japan a chance to have a good run out before the tournament, and allowed some World XV players...

Wallabies off to change Cheika's mind

4 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

Wallabies squad members Sean McMahon, Christian Lealiifano, Nick Cummins and Taqele Naiyaravoro have been released from training duties to participate in the World XV match against Japan in Tokyo. With...

Rugby Banter Page weekly round up

4 years ago by Rugby Banter Page

Monday 3rd of August,North still recovering from concussion nightmareGeorge North is facing the prospect of a tense, 11th-hour bid to prove his fitness for the World Cup after it emerged that his comeback...

South Africa - Reasons To Be Cheerful

4 years ago by Len Kaplan

1     Western Province’s 95-0 demolition of Eastern Province in the schools’ inter-provincial Craven Week ‘final’ was clinical, relentless, and abundantly skilful. There...

Rugby Championship Round 1 Preview

4 years ago by Len Kaplan

Essential to an assessment of anything associated with the 2015 Rugby Championship is an understanding that this year’s tournament is merely a means to an end, and not an end in itself. Winning the competition...

Springboks intensity too much for World XV at wet Newlands

4 years ago by Rugby Dump

The Springboks had an impressive first showing of the season as they proved too strong for a World XV at Newlands on Saturday. Willie le Roux scored a hat-trick, while Jean de Villiers made his return....

The world-beaters and the woeful in England’s class of 2015

4 years ago by The Times

Stuart Lancaster revealed his World Cup squad this week. As ever on these occasions, there was plenty of upbeat, optimistic noise. “We feel we have tremendous strength in depth,” England’s...