South African rugby enjoyed its best year following the Boks’ triumph in the Rugby Championship and World Cup. JOHN GOLIATH looks back at his favourite rugby moments of 2019.
Herschel Jantjies started 2019 as an unknown entity but ended the year as a World Cup winner, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Tendai ‘Beast’ Mtawarira’s shock move to Major League Rugby in the United States may inadvertently open another exit route for young South African rugby players to explore, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Cape Town Stadium is going to bring a much-needed injection of ‘gees’ to South African rugby when it becomes the home of Western Province in 2021, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The weather put a bit of dampener on the Cape Town Sevens, but it didn’t deter the ‘Faf de Klerks’ from showing off their skimpy swimwear at the Cape Town Stadium on Saturday, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
Western Province Rugby chief executive Paul Zacks is set to be suspended after ‘a number of adverse findings’ in the Section 417 final report pertaining to the liquidation of the union’s professional arm in 2016. JOHN GOLIATH reports.
The Blitzboks finished the pool stage of the Dubai Sevens unbeaten after they beat England 19-14 in the final match of day two on Friday.
The Springboks scored some memorable tries during a historic year in which they clinched the Rugby Championship and the World Cup.
Damian de Allende has become an integral member of the Bok backline and is starting to change people’s perceptions, writes JOHN GOLIATH.
The Lions Test at Cape Town Stadium ushers in new era for rugby in the Mother City, while Durban pays the price for poor attendance, writes JOHN GOLIATH.