THE MURRAY CUP

When one looks back to our rugby history in the province, the KwaZulu-Natal Rugby Union (KZNRU) can be very proud of its achievements and indeed our heritage. No other tournament in KZN speaks more aptly to this proud heritage than that of the Murray Cup, which was founded in 1890, and which over the years has continued to prove its prestige and re…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

With the Fidelity Security KZNRU leagues all neatly wrapped up and the trophy’s all nicely polished and put away into their respective trophy cabinets its now time to turn our attention to the knockouts and be introduced to the new sponsors of the oldest club knockout competition in World Rugby The Murray Cup. The 118th playing of The Murray C…

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Wednesday Column Club Rugby

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians may have got sweet revenge in edging out College Rovers 24-20 in the final round of the Fidelity Security Premier Division last Saturday after Rovers had beaten them in the first half of the season. It mattered not, however, as the 2016 Moor Cup champions retained the priceless piece of silverware after securing a va…

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Club Rugby Roundup

College Rovers and SA Home Loans Durban Collegians will be squaring up this Saturday for the biggest clash of the Fidelity Security Premier Division this season after both sides came away with good wins in the penultimate round last Friday evening. Durban Collegians as expected were given a run for their money in their 26-15 victory over Varsi…

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EPIC PERFORMANCE DURING USSA

Victory is the cry that emanated from the IIE Varsity College camp as the final hooter brought the curtain down on an epic University Sports South Africa (USSA) rugby final against Tshwane University of Technology (TUT) at the WITS stadium in Johannesburg on Friday 7 July.  The IIE Varsity College Rugby team recorded an historic 17-12 win in the f…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Fidelity Security Premier Division enters the final straight this coming weekend with two more rounds still to be played in the Top Six. Meanwhile last weekend the attention was focused on the Bottom Five of the Premier Division. Mancosa Zululand Rhinos squeaked in with a close call edging out Jaguars 30-28 at Mick Kelly Park in Empangeni wh…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

There were some closely contested Fidelity Security Premier Division games played in Round Three of the Top Six competition with SA Home Loans Durban Collegians dropping a valuable log point in their close encounter at the home of Richards Bay in Zululand on Saturday. Collegians did come away with a narrow 19-10 victory but in the Reserve Divisi…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

Varsity College put up a vastly improved performance when they ran rampant against Standard Bank Richards Bay beating the Zululand side 68-6. Scoring 11 tries on their victory march in their Fidelity Security Premier Division at their home grounds in Durban North last Saturday they certainly look as though they have now found their rhythm rounding …

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Club Rugby Wednesday Column

Front runners in the Fidelity Security Premier Division competition College Rovers and SA Home Loans Durban Collegians got their Second Round games off on a positive winning note with Rovers hammering Standard Bank Richards Bay 80-0 and Durban Collegians accounting for Bidvest Insurance Crusaders with a 47-15 victory on their respective home ground…

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