Robbie Fleck says the selections for the Stormers’ Super Rugby opener were largely based around rewarding players who impressed in pre-season, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
New Bulls recruit Lood de Jager will start against the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.
JON CARDINELLI looks ahead to the Super Rugby matches on Thursday and Friday.
Curwin Bosch has been named to start at fullback in the Sharks’ Super Rugby opener against the Reds in Brisbane on Friday.
Flank Siya Kolisi has been confirmed as the Stormers’ captain for this year’s Super Rugby tournament.
One of the Cheetahs flyhalves threw a tizzy fit during the off-season when he came across a squad list pinned to a change-room wall that had Johan Goosen’s name on it. This is according to veteran rugby writer Gavin Rich, who has written an insightful, in-depth article in the new issue of SA Rugby magazine on the fallout from Goosen’s ‘retirement’. Goosen got out… Read more →
Jan Serfontein is set to miss the Bulls’ Super Rugby opener against the Stormers at Newlands this Saturday due to a back strain. Serfontein was in outstanding form for the Bulls last season, but missed the second half of the year after sustaining a serious wrist injury, from which he has only recently recovered. However, according to Netwerk24, the Bulls have confirmed… Read more →
Bulls skipper Handré Pollard believes that discipline will be key when South Africa’s fiercest rivals clash in the Super Rugby opener at Newlands. JON CARDINELLI reports.
Mzwandile Stick is set to vacate his position as Springbok backline coach to join the Junior Boks and Blitzboks management teams.
Dan Vickerman, aged 37, passed away at his family home in Sydney on Saturday night.