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Marx is Bismarck 2.0

Malcolm Marx can emulate one of South Africa’s greatest hookers, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Power struggle persists in EP Rugby

The Rugby Transformation Coalition has called for a boycott of the Kings until SA Rugby hands administrative control back to the EPRU.


‘France 2023 would save world rugby’

The head of France's bid for the 2023 World Cup says the country must host the tournament to halt the 'death of international rugby'.


Sharks bolster lock stocks

The Sharks have confirmed the acquisition of lock Gideon Koegelenberg on a two-year deal.


Mitchell won’t pick Bok duo

Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell has decided not to select Handré Pollard and Rudy Paige for their match against the Sharks at Kings Park on Saturday.


Vito named Top 14 Player of the Year

Former All Blacks loose forward Victor Vito receives the 2017 French Top 14 Player of the Year from a naked French TV celebrity.


When SA rugby went pro

In 1995, Sarfu president Louis Luyt said the SABC, and not M-Net, would most probably be the host broadcaster when the game went professional in 1996.


Boks are no quick fix

Changes to the backline are non-negotiable but the Springboks have no clear long-term solutions at scrumhalf and are thin in several other positions, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Kriel to miss Bok tour

Jaco Kriel will undergo a shoulder operation on Tuesday that will rule him out of action for six months.


WP Rugby denies committing fraud

WP Rugby says the latest allegations made by Aerios are unfounded and its statement misleading.


Fraud charges laid against WP Rugby

Former commercial partner Aerios has filed criminal charges against WP Rugby's board of directors.


Trolls target Bok wives, girlfriends

Eben Etzebeth has slammed Springbok supporters for targeting the players’ wives and girlfriends after their 57-0 loss against the All Blacks.


Louw to bolster Boks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is set to recall veteran flanker Francois Louw ahead of the home Tests against Australia and New Zealand.


More injury woes for Blue Bulls

Blue Bulls duo Dayan van der Westhuizen and André Warner have been ruled out of the match against the Sharks in Durban on Saturday.


WP’s poor handling a ‘freakish event’

Coach John Dobson is at a loss to explain Western Province’s poor handling skills that led to a 22-12 defeat against the Pumas in Nelspruit.


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