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.
Captain Pat Lambie says the Sharks will be adopting a zero tolerance approach when it comes to discipline this Super Rugby season.
The Sharks have named their 27-man touring squad for the two-match Super Rugby tour of Australia.
CRAIG LEWIS looks at five things that would be good to see emerge from this Super Rugby season. Local scrumhalf to dominate proceedings The untimely passing of Joost van der Westhuizen and the recent retirement of Fourie du Preez have served as poignant reminder of past players who have dominated the world game in the Bok No 9 jersey. However, in… Read more →
With a tougher draw, the Stormers look set to drop even further down the log in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI. The Stormers have fallen at the first Super Rugby playoff hurdle in four of the past six seasons. In 2011 and 2012, the Cape side stumbled at the semi-final stage. In 2015, they went down 39-19 to the Brumbies in a… Read more →