WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

Sometimes decisions in rugby games can be harsh if not really cruel. Its happened on many occasions this season and no doubt in many a season before and will continue to plague teams in the years and seasons to come. Sometimes the laws of this game also create these often moments that end in heartache, but that as they say in the classics, is the v…

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Chasing a Semi-final

The Cell C Sharks Under 21s will be looking to secure a place in the top four this Friday when they host the Golden Lions in their SA Rugby Under 21 Championship match on KP2 at Growthpoint KINGS PARK.After losing 39-33 to Free State in their previous match, the pressure is on to remain in fourth spot on the log, with Free State trailing behind by …

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Wednesday Column CLUB RUGBY

In the first big upset of the 2017 Gold Cup the 2016 National Club Champions Newrak Rustenburg Impala were given a rude awakening by the little known Pumas outfit Sasol Hydra Ark Secunda 32-29 last Saturday. Clearly not an easy venue to play in, Secunda will bring back nightmares to the two time champion club side, that is for certain. The Puma …

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Wednesday Column Club Rugby

Going into uncharted rugby territory is never easy at the best of times but Go Nutz College Rovers flew into Windhoek for their opening Gold Cup match and couldn’t have wished for a better start to their 2017 National Club Championship campaign against their Namibian hosts FNB Western Suburbs. It was a historic game in a sense as it was the fi…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

In the picture with the old Community Cup which was last won by College Rovers in 2012 before the introduction of the magnificent Gold Cup are from left to right Thierry Kaute Kounga, Mark Richards, Thinus Volker, Coach Derek Heiberg and Skipper Chris Jordaan. The opening round of the National Club Championship for the Gold Cup sees the 2016 cha…

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LIVING UP TO OUR COMMUNITY VALUES

The Cell C Sharks have demonstrated our community spirit to assist a young rugby player, Lifa Hlongwa, who sustained a serious injury in a club rugby match in late June. 23 year old Lifa Hlongwa suffered a potentially life-altering injury while playing flank for the Northwood Crusaders 2nd XV against Amanzimtoti in June when he was knocked over …

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Wednesday Column Club Rugby

Go Nutz College Rovers winners of the Fidelity Security Premier Division and the priceless Moor Cup together with the Murray Cup sponsored by HiTech Ink, Cell C, Castle Lager and Flya this season will now go on to participate in the National Club Championship for the prized Gold Cup. Rovers first appearance in the National Club Champs was back in 1…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The final curtain dropped on the local club rugby season with College Rovers adding the Premier Division knockout double to their silverware collection when they won the Murray Cup brought to you by HiTech Ink, Cell C, Castle Lager and Flya and the Premier Division Reserves Peter Taylor Cup beating SA Home Loans 24-13 and 36-27 in each final respec…

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