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Make or break for Matfield’s hopefuls

8 months ago by iol.co.za

The Bulls may have passed the character test put to them by the Cheetahs last weekend, but today they will face a test of a different kind, whether they are real contenders for the play-offs or just pretenders. ...

Sharks expecting hostile reception

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Canberra – Who could have scripted this a year ago? That’s the question director of rugby Jake White quite rightly raised when contemplating tomorrow’s top-of-the-table battle between the Sharks...

Lions have a mountain to climb

8 months ago by iol.co.za

It was always going to happen, wasn’t it? After a rather surprising four wins in six games, the Lions haven’t won again in this year’s Super Rugby competition and could even find themselves propping...

White spices up Brumbies, Sharks match

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Related StoriesSydney – Jake White's return to Canberra adds spice to this weekend's top-of-the-table Super Rugby showdown between the leaders the Sharks and the ACT Brumbies. The former World Cup-winning...

Stormers hit by injuries

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Related StoriesCape Town - To their dismay, the Stormers on Monday found out that their victory over the Highlanders has come at a high price. The players post-match medicals indicated that at least...

Still plenty to play for

8 months ago by iol.co.za

South Africa’s first win abroad this year – the Sharks’ victory over the Rebels in Melbourne – has seen Jake White’s men open a five-point gap at the top of the Super Rugby points table. ...

Stormers coach sings new tune

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Related StoriesCoach Allister Coetzee says the Stormers have the exciting runners and steppers to give the public the tries that they want to see at Newlands. That was the message after the under-fire...

Massive improvement by Stormers

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Johannesburg – The licence to run the ball rather than stick to robotic playing patterns brought the best out of the Stormers as they snatched a close-shave 29-28 bonus-point victory over the Highlanders...

Good weekend for Sharks as rivals lose

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Sydney – The Sharks have a five-point breathing space at the top of Super Rugby after an opening win on their crucial Australasian tour as the ACT Brumbies and Wellington Hurricanes stumbled this weekend. ...

Stormers hold off Highlanders

8 months ago by iol.co.za

Related StoriesCape Town – The Stormers finally played to their true potential as they defeated the hitherto high-riding Highlanders 29-28 in a Super Rugby clash at Newlands. The New Zealanders arrived...