Ian Groenewald rugby player
Ian Groenewald rugby player

John Adriaan (Ian) Groenewald

7th Nov 1992 1.98m/113kg No 4 Lock

Everything you need to know about round three of the Currie Cup

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The desire to ease the pressure closer to the semi-final stages of the Currie Cup will be a big driving force for the teams taking the field in round three of the competition this weekend.     With...

Everything you need to know about round two of the Currie Cup

9 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

It may be early in the Currie Cup but the pressure on the teams will rise significantly this weekend as the race for favourable log positions intensifies with a little over a month left before the pool...

Everything you need to know about round six of Super Rugby Unlocked

10 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

With time running out, Super Rugby Unlocked victories will be vitally important this weekend as the chasing pack of the Stormers, Sharks and Cheetahs aim to reel in the Bulls at the top of the standings.   As...

Super Rugby Unlocked Preview – Round 2

11 months ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Stormers, who had a bye in the first round, kick off their Super Rugby Unlocked campaign on Saturday evening when they host the Lions in Cape Town.   The Cape Town clash is one of two Saturday...

Ins and outs: A full list of the 2020/2021 Transfers

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

This is a list of player transfers involving all of the top flight leagues before or during the 2020-21 season.     Premiership BATH Players in: Ben Spencer (Saracens), Will...

Sharks on the hunt for top spot in the SA conference

1 year ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Sharks tackle the Jaguares in Durban on Saturday in their first game since returning from their successful Super Rugby tour of Australasia. The Durban side can top the South African Conference if they...

Currie Cup Semi-Final Preview

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The Lions and Griquas will face off in the first Currie Cup semi-final at Ellis Park in Johannesburg on Saturday before the Free State Cheetahs host the Sharks in Bloemfontein soon afterwards as four teams...

Pressure mounts in the Currie Cup – Round 3 Preview

2 years ago by Ultimate Rugby

The pressure is rising drastically in the Currie Cup Premier Division with a handful of teams reaching the halfway stage of their pool rounds this weekend, which could push the tempo to another level.   The...

Varsity Cup Dream Team 2017

4 years ago by Varsity Cup

Two former Varsity Cup-winning coaches, John Dobson and Jonathan Mokuena, select their best Varsity Cup starting line-up.   In 2015 the premier intervarsity competition introduced the Varsity Cup...

Tuks overtake unbeaten Shimlas

6 years ago by Rugby 365

A convincing 63-8 victory over CUT in Pretoria saw UP-Tuks move past the unbeaten UFS-Shimlas to the top of the Varsity Cup standings. The Free State side claimed a last-gasp 23-21 victory over  NMMU...