Highbury Safika Media launched in 2013 to complement SA Rugby magazine, which was established in 1995.

The website provides rugby fans with the latest news, opinion and analysis, video, match previews and reports, logs and fixtures, and more. Schools, club, provincial, franchise and international rugby are all covered on

The same editorial team that works on SA Rugby magazine works on the website – editor Simon Borchardt, senior sports writers Jon Cardinelli and Ryan Vrede, and junior sports writer Gareth Duncan. HSM's sports editorial director Gary Lemke is also involved, while Mark Salter is the website's copy editor.


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OUR TEAM (FROM LEFT TO RIGHT): Gary Lemke (Highbury Safika Media editorial sports director), Jon Cardinelli (senior staff writer), Gareth Duncan (junior staff writer), Ryan Vrede (senior staff writer) and Simon Borchardt (SA Rugby magazine and editor)


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