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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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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