“New focus” in Cell C Sharks camp with semi-final looming
Cell C Sharks head coach Sean Everitt said there is a new focus in the team as his charges turn their attention to the Carling Currie Cup semi-final against DHL Western Province in Cape Town next week Saturday.
Springbok Women step up RWC preparations
With the Rugby World Cup kicking off in New Zealand in a little over eight months, the Springbok Women shifted to a higher gear in their preparations with a training camp kicking off in Stellenbosch earlier this week.
Playing at Loftus a big boost for Vodacom Bulls
“Fortress Loftus” will await the Xerox Lions in the first Carling Currie Cup semi-final next Saturday, with Vodacom Bulls Director of Rugby Jake White saying they must use their home ground advantage to progress to the final.
Steyn, Kitshoff dominate Carling Currie Cup stats
Rugby World Cup-winning Springboks Frans Steyn (Toyota Cheetahs) and Steven Kitshoff (DHL Western Province) showed why they are rated amongst the best players in the world by dominating the overall stats at the completion of this year’s regulation matches in the Carling Currie Cup.
RIP Hannes Viljoen (1943-2021)
SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, expressed his condolences on behalf of the entire rugby fraternity to the family and friends of former Springbok wing, Hannes Viljoen, who sadly passed away on Wednesday at the age of 77 years old.
Carling Currie Cup semi-final kick-off times confirmed
The Vodacom Bulls and Xerox Lions will meet in the first of the two Carling Currie Cup semi-finals on Saturday, 23 January, as SA Rugby announced the kick-off times on Tuesday.
Van Rooyen: “There will be more respect for points”
Xerox Lions coach Ivan van Rooyen predicted a tightly fought Carling Currie Cup semi-final against the Vodacom Bulls in Pretoria next week Saturday, saying there will be more respect for points as it is a playoff game.
Dobson: "Our focus is now on the semi-final"
DHL Western Province have shifted their focus to ensuring they are at their best in their Carling Currie Cup semi-final against the Cell C Sharks in less than two weeks' time.
Leinster close in on Ulster in Guinness PRO14
Defending Guinness PRO14 champions, Leinster, narrowed the gap between themselves and Conference A log-leaders, Ulster, to five points as they bounced back from their first defeat in 27 games to register a bonus-point 24-12 win against the Belfast team.
Phakisa Pumas outmuscle Vodacom Bulls in Nelspruit
The Phakisa Pumas defeated log leaders, the Vodacom Bulls, 44-14 at the Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit to finish their Carling Currie Cup campaign on a high note on Sunday afternoon.