News24.com | SA Rugby tranquil on experiences that Springboks will not be any longer going to plug to Australia

News24.com | SA Rugby tranquil on experiences that Springboks will not be any longer going to plug to Australia

Rugby Championship trophy (Getty Images) SA Rugby refused to comment Thursday on reports that the world champion Springboks will not defend the Rugby Championship title in Australia from next month due to insufficient preparations.South Africa were included with Australia, Argentina and New Zealand in the fixtures, but the organisers admitted last month that there were…

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Gargantuan Rugby Unlocked: Pumas determine crew for tournament debut

Gargantuan Rugby Unlocked: Pumas determine crew for tournament debut

Pumas coach Jimmy Stonehouse named a squad featuring a few experienced campaigners for their Super Rugby Unlocked opener against the Toyota Cheetahs in Bloemfontein on Saturday. Stonehouse will be hoping his senior players can provide the direction for the energetic newcomers in the group. Veterans to shoulder plenty of responsibility Willie Engelbrecht (Number Eight), Devon…

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Kolisi on Rugby Championship readiness: ‘We’re a long manner off’

Kolisi on Rugby Championship readiness: ‘We’re a long manner off’

Siya Kolisi and Mzwandile Stick during the Springbok Showdown post-match press conference at Newlands on 3 October 2020. Ashley Vlotman/Gallo ImagesAfter the Springbok Showdown at Newlands, national captain Siya Kolisi admits they’re a long way off from being ready for Test rugby.It’s still uncertain whether the Springboks will participate in the Rugby Championship in Australia.Assistant…

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News24.com | French rugby chief Bernard Laporte launched from police custody

News24.com | French rugby chief Bernard Laporte launched from police custody

French Rugby Federation Bernard Laporte. (Photo by Pierre Suu/Getty Images) French rugby federation (FFR) president Bernard Laporte was released from police custody on Wednesday, his lawyers announced, after a second day of questioning as part of an investigation into suspicions he favoured Top 14 club Montpellier.Montpellier’s billionaire owner Mohed Altrad and the chief organiser of…

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News24.com | SA prop interesting to play Take a look at rugby for Scotland

News24.com | SA prop interesting to play Take a look at rugby for Scotland

Pierre Schoeman. (Photo by Ian MacNicol/Getty Images) South African-born prop Pierre Schoeman hopes to represent Scotland in the near future.The former Bulls front ranker joined Edinburgh in 2018 and is among a host of players who will qualify to play for their adopted nations in 2021.Schoeman will not have to wait until 2023, after World…

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News24.com | Unique Zealand’s Rugby Championship host build uncertain

News24.com | Unique Zealand’s Rugby Championship host build uncertain

Rugby Championship trophy (Getty Images) New Zealand health minister Chris Hipkins has admitted the country still has “a lot to work through” if it is to host the Rugby Championship later this year.At a news conference on Thursday, Hipkins revealed that New Zealand Rugby had not yet managed to satisfy the government that the tournament…

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News24.com | SA rugby sides will must back a minute bit longer sooner than ‘graduating’ to contact training

News24.com | SA rugby sides will must back a minute bit longer sooner than ‘graduating’ to contact training

Grant Williams of Sharks and Sean Everitt (Head Coach) during the Sharks training session at Kings Park. Local franchises are only expected to “graduate” to contact training again next week.It’s understood that SA Rugby’s Covid-19 committee will only convene on Monday, where related protocols as well as a return to play date is expected to…

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News24.com | Rugby World Cup hosts to be awarded in double announcement

News24.com | Rugby World Cup hosts to be awarded in double announcement

Siya Kolisi prior to the Rugby World Cup quarter-final between Japan and South Africa at the Tokyo Stadium on 20 October 2019 (Photo by Hannah Peters/Getty Images) The 2027 and 2031 men’s Rugby World Cups will be attributed at the same time under a new set of rules governing the holding of major tournaments.The hosts…

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News24.com | Contemporary Zealand Rugby eyeing every other Gigantic Rugby Aotearoa in 2021

News24.com | Contemporary Zealand Rugby eyeing every other Gigantic Rugby Aotearoa in 2021

The Crusaders celebrate winning Super Rugby Aotearoa (Getty). Due to recent Covid-19 developments in New Zealand, hosting another Super Rugby Aotearoa tournament next year is a real possibility.Register your interest for the British & Irish Lions tickets in South Africa 2021That was the word from New Zealand Rugby’s general manager of professional rugby Chris Lendrum…

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News24.com | SA Rugby finds put costs for 2021 British & Irish Lions sequence

News24.com | SA Rugby finds put costs for 2021 British & Irish Lions sequence

British Lions fans (Getty Images) SA Rugby has revealed the ticket prices for next year’s British & Irish Lions tour to South Africa.Tickets, with prices ranging from R100-R3000, will be available from 2 September.Fans can register to enter the ballot process.SA Rugby on Monday revealed the ticket prices for next year’s British and Irish Lions…

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