DHL Western Province coach Allister Coetzee had reason to be happy after his team's emphatic 41-17 win over the Blue Bulls in their second Absa Currie Cup game of the season at the weekend. ... Indeed, since conceding four try bonus points to the ...
The Super Rugby playoff campaign continues to rage on this Saturday, and after triumphing over the Highlanders in last weekend's qualifier, the Sharks now face a daunting trip to the Crusaders. Head coach Jake White will still be ruing the fact that it ...
The 2014 Super Rugby campaign comes to an end at ANZ Stadium on Saturday, where the Waratahs will be looking to build on their normal season triumph with a much more meaningful win over the Crusaders. In a battle of first against second, the ...
Thorn has had two years with the Highlanders, although this year was badly disrupted by injury. He popped a rib in the first game and then badly damaged his arm playing against the Bulls in April, which ruined his season. The dual international was ...
SYDNEY, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Super Rugby champions since the competition began in 1996 (home team in CAPS): Year Champions Runners up Score 2014 NSW WARATAHS Canterbury Crusaders 33-32 2013 WAIKATO CHIEFS ACT Brumbies 27-22 2012 ... 2010 BULLS Stormers 25 ...
In fact, there would be few goal-kickers in world rugby better than these two men. To have the option of having both, the coaching staff had the luxury of being able to make changes, knowing they would not lose too much in the goal-kicking department.
The Brumbies' experience gained and lessons learned from their charge to the final last season, particularly when they looked done against the Bulls in the semifFinal in Pretoria, cannot be discounted, either. ... We saw the old boxing adage "a good ...
There was also the time when a Celtic supporter climbed a flagpole in Rugby Park and stole the Scottish League championship flag which Kilmarnock had won in the mid 60s. Then, while covering the Troubles in Northern Ireland, I did a story about an ...
In rugby terms he is an older version of Malakai Fekitoa, a player who was in the Blues squad but did not get a run and then burst from his chrysalis with demonic intent this season at the Highlanders. When they get their mitts on the ball there is a ...
Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph didn't want to make any predictions about what will happen in the Christchurch Vodacom Super Rugby semifinal between the Crusaders and the Sharks, but he may have said enough to sum up the massive obstacle that stands in ...
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