EPD feedback on training, nutrition and more
Following a series of webinars to help players, coaches and parents prepare for a return to match action, members of the Rugby Department sat down for a number of podcasts, which will further assist our younger players especially as they are getting ready to return to the field of play.
Nienaber: Alignment camps a reality check for Boks
The Springbok coaches and management wrapped up the first round of strategic alignment camps on Wednesday, with selected players around the country as they shifted their preparations for the 2021 Test season into a higher gear.
Law trials confirmed for PRO14 Rainbow Cup
Three innovative law variations have been approved by World Rugby for use in the PRO14 Rainbow Cup – red card replacements, captain’s challenge and goal-line drop-outs.
Blitzboks, Kagoshima City confirm Olympics holding camp
Kagoshima City will host the Springbok Sevens squad for their final pre-tournament camp before the Olympic Games in Tokyo in July, the City and SA Rugby confirmed on Wednesday.
Hendrikse delighted to be back at the Academy
Jordan Hendrikse expressed his delight to be back at the SA Rugby Academy, with the Xerox Lions flyhalf saying that he was looking forward to enhancing his skills and developing as player over the course of the programme.
Kick-off times for Rainbow Cup openers confirmed
Kick-off times and dates for the first three rounds of the PRO14 Rainbow Cup has been confirmed, with the opening game – a coastal derby between the DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks in Cape Town – getting proceedings underway in South Africa.
Gatland names Lions coaching team for South Africa
British & Irish Lions Head Coach, Warren Gatland, has today announced the coaching team for the 2021 Tour to South Africa.
FNB Varsity Shield: CPUT, WSU and UKZN off to winning starts
The Cape Peninsula University of Technology claimed a hard-fought opening round win in the FNB Varsity Shield against the University of Fort Hare at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Monday, while the University of KwaZulu-Natal routed Rhodes University, and Walter Sisulu University rewrote the record books against the Durban University of Technology.
FNB Varsity Cup: Three teams remain unbeaten
UCT, CUT and UP-Tuks secured three wins from three in the 2021 FNB Varsity Cup, closing out the first batch of matches with hard-fought victories in Pretoria on Sunday. UWC and Maties also emerged victorious to go into the competition break with good momentum.
FNB Varsity Cup: Eagles’ fightback floors Shimlas
There were tries aplenty in the second round of the FNB Varsity Cup in Pretoria on Thursday, with NWU Eagles overturning a 16-point deficit to beat UFS Shimlas 32-22 probably the highlight of the day, with Maties, CUT, UP-Tuks and UCT also getting wins.