The 34-year-old is well known to Australian rugby fans for on-field brutality which has resulted in a number of suspensions across his otherwise highly decorated career. Yet earlier this year former Wallabies Matt Giteau and Drew ... Battling away at ...
But will Nizaam Carr, the tearaway No 8 for log-leaders Western Province, fall prey soon to that all too common shortcoming by South African coaches at either Super Rugby or provincial level: flogging players to the point of exhaustion or often not ...
The Springbok Sevens star will have the ankle that he twisted during his match winning performance for WP against the Vodacom Blue Bulls at Loftus this past weekend assessed on Monday. He said after the match that the ... One of the unsung heroes of ...
Province drew with the Bulls in the opening match when the expectation was that they would win comfortably after the Stormers had easily dealt with the Bulls Super Rugby team at the same venue just three weeks previously. In fact, while the result ...
Jaco Taute, in action for The Stormers against the Cheetahs, in this file images. Picture: ... WP can expect a different opponent this week as the Bulls in both Super Rugby and Currie Cup are undefeated this season, with eight wins and a draw at Loftus.
In the last two games WP have scored six tries against one against the Bulls and three against one against the Golden Lions, and yet in both matches they had to make well over 200 tackles, with the opposition being forced to make only a fraction of ...
The 20-year-old Kolbe is finally getting an extended run in the No 15 jersey in the Currie Cup after having to operate at wing for the Stormers, and he has been sensational with his game-breaking ability, authoritative decision-making, big boot and ...
With incumbent Michael van der Spuy battling a hamstring injury, it seems almost certain that Taute will start at inside centre in the return ABSA Currie Cup clash with the Vodacom Blue Bulls. ... With Jean de Villiers possibly being used sparingly in ...
That is nothing new of course, the WP and Stormers have been the standard bearers in the Currie Cup and Super Rugby for a while when it comes to defensive effort. What has changed ... Their wins against the Bulls and Lions were both scored at Newlands.
Bordeaux Bègles however are the exception, marshalled by former Bulls man Heini Adams and slotting into fourth after a good start to their season. Charl McLeod has fared less well however, handing Montpellier a narrow win after giving away a stupid ...
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