Western Province beat the Blue Bulls 17-8 at the U13 Craven Week in Kimberley on Thursday, while Boland also stayed unbeaten.
SA Rugby has reduced the number of matches in the 2018 Currie Cup with the aim of increasing the interest in South Africa’s premier domestic tournament.
The Pumas have been forced to part ways with forwards coach CJ van der Linde due to financial constraints. The former Springbok prop joined the Pumas coaching staff last year, but the union’s CEO Pieter Burger confirmed Van der Linde was not offered a contract renewal because his services are too expensive. ‘I was very happy with him, but the… Read more →
Dawie Theron, Jimmy Stonehouse and Pieter Rossouw have confirmed the end of their coaching stints in the Japanese Top League. Theron, a former Junior Boks coach, joined the Docomo Red Hurricanes in July 2016 on a three-year contract but he has informed his employers that he will not be available for a third year as he wishes to return to… Read more →
The Mpumalanga and Griqualand West Rugby Unions have been identified as the preferred candidates to assume places in inter-continental competitions, should opportunities arise. The two unions were selected from a list of four bidders in a process assessed and determined by independent consultants. The unsuccessful bidders were combinations of the Leopards, Valke and Griffons unions and of the Boland, Border… Read more →
The Blue Bulls, Golden Lions and Free State Cheetahs face a scrap for semi-final qualification in the final round before the Currie Cup playoffs, writes JON CARDINELLI. BLUE BULLS vs PUMAS (Friday, 19:00) The Bulls scored 10 tries in their 64-36 thrashing of the Free State Cheetahs last week. Their attack has fired this season and they have reason to believe… Read more →