NZ: Boks closing fitness gap?

2014-09-14 22:49

There is some optimism to bank from the Boks’ strong last 10 minutes in Wellington on Saturday, says Rob Houwing.


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Rugby Championship

JP to replace hurt Pienaar

2014-09-14 21:30

JP Pietersen will replace the injured Ruan Pienaar for home Rugby Championship Tests against the Kiwis and Wallabies.

Currie Cup

Sharks, Cheetahs OK with draw

2014-09-14 16:47

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has welcomed the two points earned after the intense Currie Cup draw against the Sharks.

Rugby Championship

Boks take positives from loss

2014-09-14 11:33

The Springboks have put a positive spin on their narrow defeat to the All Blacks in a bruising encounter in Wellington.


Bernard leads Bordeaux to win

2014-09-14 19:00

Pierre Bernard has kicked 17 points to help Bordeaux-Begles climb into fifth spot in the Top 14 in France.

Currie Cup

Lions building home fortress

2014-09-14 14:00

Beating the log-leading Western Province has given Lions coach Johan Ackermann hope that they could turn Ellis Park into a fortress.

Rugby Championship

Heyneke bemoans error count

2014-09-14 09:39

Springbok coach Heyneke Meyer has bemoaned a high error count in their defeat to the All Blacks in Wellington.

Currie Cup

Coach praises Prinsloo

2014-09-14 18:30

Griquas coach Hawies Fourie has praised fullback Gouws Prinsloo for another top performance after their win over the Pumas.

Rugby Championship

Bok World Cup plans on track

2014-09-14 13:00

Despite losing to the All Blacks, Bok coach Heyneke Meyer believes the result could stand his team in good stead for the World Cup.

Rugby Championship

Tough loss to swallow - Jean

2014-09-14 08:14

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers says mistakes by the visitors were costly in their loss to the All Blacks in Wellington.

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Rugby Championship

Nonu breaks arm, season over

2014-09-14 08:52

Sonny Bill Williams' return to the All Blacks has become easier with Ma'a Nonu ruled out for the year.

Rugby Championship

Francois Louw faces nerve scan

2014-09-13 22:14

Francois Louw's participation in the remainder of the 2014 Rugby Championship is in doubt after irritating a nerve in his arm.

Currie Cup

Lions topple WP at Ellis Park

2014-09-13 18:54

The Golden Lions have reaffirmed themselves as title contenders with victory over Western Province at Ellis Park.

Rugby Championship

More hooker woes for Aussies

2014-09-14 09:05

The Wallabies' hooker woes intensified with news that Tatafu Polota-Nau is set to miss the rest of the season.

Currie Cup

Lions open up Currie Cup race

2014-09-13 22:14

It’s 1-1 between the Lions and WP now, and they still look best bets to contest the 2014 Currie Cup final, writes Rob Houwing.

Currie Cup

Cheetahs, Sharks share spoils

2014-09-13 16:56

There was heartbreak for the Sharks in Bloemfontein after the Free State Cheetahs snatched an injury time draw.

Rugby Championship

Boks lose Pienaar 'for months'

2014-09-13 22:14

Springbok scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar will miss the rest of the Rugby Championship after suffering a knee ligament injury.

Rugby Championship

Pollard gets Heyneke's praise

2014-09-13 18:55

Springboks coach Heyneke Meyer has been left pleased 20-year-old flyhalf Handre Pollard proved he was worth the gamble.

Currie Cup

Griquas clip Pumas' wings

2014-09-13 17:28

Griquas halted the Pumas' fast start to this year's Absa Currie Cup with victory in their clash in Kimberley.


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