Wednesday Club Rugby Column

Varsity College and Bidvest Insurance Crusaders Rugby Clubs deserve huge credit for taking the club game to the schools when they met each other at Northwood Boys High School in a Fidelity ADT Premier Division Durban North derby. What made the day particularly pleasing was the fact that the club fixture was played as the main game thus highlighting…

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Upsets and improvements

College Rovers remain the only unbeaten side in the Fidelity ADT Premier Division and head up the log table after a tough but resounding victory over Bidvest Insurance Crusaders, beating their hosts 38-3, in Durban North last Thursday evening. The game played in windy damp conditions certainly didn't allow for the best of running rugby with the …

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Wednesday Club Rugby Column

The second round of the Fidelity ADT Premier Division played last Friday produced a few early season surprises in the 61 year old club rugby competition with the biggest upset the defeat of unquestionably the most successful club in the history of the competition, SA Home Loans Durban Collegians, going down 49-40 to new boys on the block Richards B…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Fidelity ADT Premier Division league for the most prized and oldest piece of silverware in World Rugby the Moor Cup, kicks off this Saturday with the 2017 champions College Rovers hosting what looks like a hugely improved Varsity College outfit on KP 3. Going on the results of many of the preseason friendly games we are possibly looking at ente…

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Collegians win FLYA knockout

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians picked up the first club rugby trophy of the new season when they edged out eThekwini Refractories Amanzimtoti 16-6 in a hard fought Flya Club Knockout final at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North last Friday evening. The game played in front of a good crowd, considering the weat…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Cell C Sharks XV comfortably beat the Cell C Sharks Club XV 69-0 at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders RFC in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North last Friday evening after leading 42-0 at the break. If anything the Sharks Club XV would have learnt a lot from this outing and in fairness to them they had very little preparation and time with head…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

Hluhluwe, Drakensberg and visitors from the Western Cape, Hamilton Sea Point RFC, came away with the honours over the weekend with Hluhluwe taking home the Bozas Cup, Drakensburg The Julian Badenhorst Plate and Hammies leaving the Garden Province unbeaten after their successful tour of KwaZulu Natal. . There can be no doubt that the 2018 Beck Sp…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

As the final curtain dropped on the 2017 for Go Nutz College Rovers it was perhaps a bridge to far after putting a great quarter final performance together to beat Tygerberg 27-23 in Cape Town, which was followed up with a brave 31-28 win over Quins Bobbies RFC in Pretoria.. For Rovers it was one of their greatest character building journeys in …

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

Go Nutz College Rovers pulled off one of their finest and most important victories in decades to earn a place in the semi-finals of the National Club Championship and an opportunity to be the first club in KZN to hold the Gold Cup up high. They travelled to Cape Town to face Tygerberg on their home turf at Florida Park in their all important quar…

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