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Rest In Peace Sir Brian Lochore

Rest In Peace Sir Brian Lochore Back in 1970 I was privileged to watch Sir Brian Lochore lead the All Blacks out onto Cape Town’s Newlands stadium for...

Departure Lounge Du Preez

Du Preez Departures Much like political refugees fleeing some banana republic after a failed coupe d’état, the Du Preez family are hurriedly fleeing Kwa-Zulu Natal. The first to go was...

World Rugby approves game-changing goggles law

World Rugby approves game-changing goggles law World Rugby has approved a game-changing amendment to the Laws of the game that will enable the wearing of goggles at all...

World Rugby alters high tackle, shoulder charge guidelines

World Rugby alters high tackle, shoulder charge guidelines World Rugby have issued a law application guideline and some supporting educational materials designed to assist with the on-field decision-making process for high tackle and...

Russian Roulette WP-Style

Shooting Youself In The Foot - WP-Style Rassie Erasmus left the employment of the Western Province Rugby Union citing the constant interference of amateur administrators in the professional...

Getting A Bit Hot In the Kitchen, Rob?

Robert du Preez, the Father. If You Can’t Stand The Heat – Stay Out Of The Kitchen, Rob! News24 reports that Sharks coach Robert du Preez launched a scathing attack at critics of...

Folau’s Follies, Part 3.

Izzy’s Follies – Part Three A week back, Israel Folau set a new try scoring record for Super Rugby. His try against the Blues saw him hit the...

It Is Not All Wine & Roses In The Premiership!

It Is Not All Wine & Roses In The Premiership! There are those that constantly bemoan the precarious financial position of the rugby teams and unions in the...

Thank You, Israel Dagg!

Thanks Israel! Israel Dagg Retires. Israel Dagg One of the most exciting rugby players of the modern era has announced that he has retired from...

Lambie’s Headaches

Pat Lambie Hid His Concussions! Pat Lambie “It’s like waking up with a hangover but you haven’t had any fun the night before.” Pat Lambie has...
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Get Me To the Game On Time!

The 6 Nations does provide some excitement! The Irish Rugby team reached the stadium in record time, but their pre-match mental preparations were just a little disrupted by their police escort..........

13 Weeks? Not Enough!

Nico Lee Banned For 13 Weeks He is a lucky boy! The Cheetah player Nico Lee will miss the rest of the Pro14 season...

Julian’s Woes, and French Rugby’s Problems………..

Julian told to go home! If anybody wants to figure out what is wrong with French rugby they could start by looking into the relationship between Mourad Boudjellal,...

Legendary Springbok Carel Du Plessis undergoes brain surgery.

Carel du Plessis Former Springbok and Western Province wing Carel du Plessis underwent a brain operation in Cape Town on Tuesday morning. WP Rugby's director of rugby Gert...

Peter Grant Retires

Peter Grant Retires   Just days after Springbok flyhalf Pat Lambie was forced out of the game after having suffered too many concussive injuries in his short career, another Springbok...

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