Professional rugby players will tell you they are so focused on their games sometimes that they don’t even hear what’s going on in the stands around them.
Blue Bulls coach John Mitchell says there will be greater expectations on the Sharks going into Saturday’s semi-final at Kings Park. SIMON BORCHARDT reports. The Sharks topped the Currie Cup log after winning 10 of their 12 matches, while the Bulls finished fourth with just five victories. Having secured home-ground advantage for their semi-final and a possible final, Robert du… Read more →
Ryan Vrede says there are some Springboks who won’t ever cut it at Test level. South Africa play four Tests against Ireland, France, Italy and Wales over the next two months, but the Italian Rugby Federation confirmed it expected Venter to work with the Azzurri during the November internationals. But according to a report on Sport24.co.za, Venter will be with the Boks for… Read more →
The former Bok fullback selects a team of the best he played with and against. 15. CHRISTIAN CULLEN Christian was an inventive player from the back, and fast and strong on the counter-attack. 14. JOE ROFF Joe was always cool under pressure, good under the high ball and worked hard to get involved in play. 13. JAPIE MULDER He was… Read more →