Archive for: 2017

Argentina recall three for SA test

Argentina have made three changes to the team that defeated Georgia in June for a Rugby Championship first round clash with South Africa in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Pumas named for Port Elizabeth clash

Argentina head coach Daniel Hourcade has named his side for their opening Rugby Championship game, against South Africa on Saturday. Three changes have been made from the line-up that beat Georgia in June as Emiliano Boffelli comes in for Matias Moroni on the wing, Tomas Lavanini replaces Matias Alemanno at lock while Pablo Matera gets in ahead of…

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LIVE: New Zealand and England progress in WRWC

New Zealand booked a place in the semi-finals of the Women’s Rugby World Cup after comfortably beating Canada 48-5 in Dublin on Thursday. Centre Kelly Brazier scored New Zealand’s fifth try to leave Canada with a 29-point half-time deficit, which they never looked like recovering from. Jacey Grusnick went over for the Canadians in the…

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Cronje is key for Jantjies

A glance at the team list might suffice for those who want to know why Elton Jantjies is not under the same cloud during his latest visit to PE that he was under when he was last in this city.

VIDEO: WRWC highlights, Day 3

Highlights from matchday 3 of the Women’s Rugby World Cup as New Zealand eased past Canada 48-5. The post VIDEO: WRWC highlights, Day 3 appeared first on Planet Rugby .

Springbok squad members boost Currie Cup

Four of the five Springbok squad members released for Currie Cup duty this weekend will take to the field for their respective provinces in a timely boost as the sides look to build momentum in the competition.

Townsend names training camp squad

Head Coach Gregor Townsend will take a 41-man Scotland squad into a two-day camp in St Andrews this Sunday. The national squad will begin the 2017/18 season against Samoa at Murrayfield this November, the only match for which tickets are still available in the Autumn Tests, after the New Zealand and Australia matches sold out…

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Three Super Rugby franchises to meet ARU

Three of Australia’s Super Rugby franchises will conduct a meeting with the Australian Rugby Union. The aim is to make sure that major staff turnover and a legal battle with the Western Force isn’t a distraction for the future of the game. The Waratahs, Reds and Brumbies representitives will have the meeting on Friday and…

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Cassiem starts at 8 for Springboks in Rugby Championship

South Africa’s head coach Allister Coetzee has named his Springbok team to play Argentina’s Pumas with Uzair Cassiem starting at No.8 on Saturday t the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth. The Cheetahs loose forward comes into the starting line-up for only his second Test after he made his international debut in November 2016…

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Cassiem to start against Pumas

Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks in the opening match of the Castle Lager Rugby Championship at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth this coming Saturday.

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