Kwagga Smith scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions sealed a 71-7 bonus-point win over the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Western Province claimed a much-needed 52-31 bonus-point win over Griquas on Friday night. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
Rayno Benjamin bagged a hattrick as the Free State Cheetahs claimed a 52-10 bonus-point win over the Pumas to reclaim their place at the top of the Currie Cup log, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
The Blue Bulls ground out a 48-26 bonus-point win over the Boland Cavaliers in Wellington on Friday afternoon. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The All Blacks fired late to claim a 41-13 bonus-point win in Christchurch and hand the Springboks their heaviest defeat since 2011. JON CARDINELLI reports. The Boks cannot match the All Blacks over a period of 80 minutes. This much was true during Heyneke Meyer’s tenure. The All Blacks won seven out of eight Tests against the Boks between 2012 and 2015,… Read more →
The bookies reckon the All Blacks will beat the Springboks by 24 points and it’s hard to argue with that as New Zealand look to win their 15th match in a row. The All Blacks are the No 1-ranked side in the world. They have won their last 14 matches, and another big win on Saturday could see them clinching… Read more →
Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has made two changes to his starting side for the Rugby Championship Test against New Zealand in Christchurch on Saturday. Vincent Koch and Pieter-Steph du Toit will start for the Boks while hooker Malcolm Marx is set to make his Test debut from the bench. Du Toit replaces Lood de Jager, who sustained a bruised knee last week against… Read more →
The Springboks have lost three of their last five Tests. They play New Zealand on Saturday. That will be another defeat. The only question is by how much. Traditionally the Springboks have battled in New Zealand, winning just three matches during the professional era and it won’t be any different in Christchurch this Saturday. The All Blacks smashed Argentina 57-22 in Hamilton last… Read more →
Australia overturned an early 11-point deficit to beat South Africa 23-17 in Brisbane on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
The Money Man believes the Wallabies will turn the tide against Allister Coetzee’s stumbling Springboks in Brisbane on Saturday.