Friday Morning Round Up

Friday Morning Round Up

World Rugby Rankings Permutations


There could be plenty of movement in the World Rugby Rankings after this weekend's second round of The Rugby Championship.

The Springboks head to Wellington in a replay of the clash from last year were the Springboks picked up a 34-36 victory over the All Blacks.

A big victory for the Springboks this time round could see New Zealand lose top place in the world rankings, a position they have held since 16 November 2009.

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The stage is set for a thrilling World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup

The stage is set for a thrilling World Rugby Pacific Nations Cup 2019, with the tournament taking on added significance two months out from Rugby World Cup 2019.



This year’s edition promises to be one of the most competitive and fascinating to date with all six participating teams making their final Rugby World Cup 2019 preparations. 

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Pressure mounts in the Currie Cup – Round 3 Preview

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 weekend’s games will see the return of three Springbok squad members, Golden Lions lock Marvin Orie, Western Province winger Dillyn Leyds and Vodacom Blue Bulls flanker Marco van Staden, following their release from the national squad.

 

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The Crusaders name Brad Mooar's replacement

The Crusaders have confirmed Scott Hansen will join their coaching group in 2020, following the departure of Brad Mooar earlier this month. Hansen will replace Mooar as Crusaders Assistant Coach for the 2020/2021 seasons.

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Iain Henderson on being awarded club captaincy

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Stats & Facts: Australia vs Argentina

We take a look at some stats & facts ahead of the clash.

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Stats & Facts: New Zealand vs South Africa

Ahead of what will be the sides' 98th clash against each other, we take a look at some key stats and facts.

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Craig Barry signs three-year contract with Cheetahs

Free State Rugby has announced that Craig Barry has committed to the Cheetahs for three years. 

 

Barry is best known for his attacking play and is no stranger to the Cheetahs, as he has previously represented the team in nine PRO14 matches.

 

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