Returning to Action

The Cell C Sharks return from our bye with a fresh sense of purpose and understanding of what is required during the second half of the shortened version of the Currie Cup, when the take on the Xerox Golden Lions on Saturday at JONSSON KINGS PARK. A 100% success rate in our opening three games to date has set us up nicely for a top four finish, …

Read More

Club Rugby Column

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians and College Rovers have gone through to face each other once again in the final of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup club rugby knockout competition after resounding wins in the semi-finals played last Friday at the Bidvest Insurance Crusaders Rugby Club in Durban North. It turned out to be a sad night for club rugby with…

Read More

Club Rugby Column

Then there were four. The draw for the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup semi finals was held in the Jock Leyden Media Centre at Jonsson Kings Park on Monday evening and sees the last four sides left in the competition all set and squaring up for action at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North on Friday evening, FN…

Read More

Club Rugby Column

Although it was a sad day for club rugby in KZN with the tragic death of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders club stalwart Brett van den Berg, who was tragically killed in a motor accident in the early hours of Saturday morning, making it a somber opening of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup quarter-finals, it still turned out turned out to be wonderful afterno…

Read More

Club Rugby Column

The 119th playing of the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup club rugby knockout competition got off to a smooth enough start without any upsets in the qualifying round on Saturday. Defending champions College Rovers were made to look very ordinary in their opener against their hosts Westville Old Boys at Jimmy Bellows Park, particularly in the first half,…

Read More

Wednesday Club Rugby Column

It wasn't pretty and it was most definitely not at all entertaining, but it was most certainly an enthralling and nail bighting affair that saw College Rovers maintain their unbeaten record in the Fidelity ADT Premier Division league when they edged out SA Home Loans Durban Collegians 8-0 on KP 3 the home of Rovers last Saturday. Leading 5-0 at …

Read More

New Sponsor for Murray Cup

One of the oldest and most prestigious Club Rugby competitions in the world, the Murray Cup, has received the backing of a new title sponsor, Hollywoodbets. Hollywoodbets’ title sponsorship sees them receive naming rights for the tournament, which will now be known as the Hollywoodbets Murray Cup competition. Together with Hollywoodbets, th…

Read More

Wednesday Club Rugby Column

College Rovers kept their seasons unbeaten record in tact when they beat a tenacious and never say die understrength eThekwini Refractories Amanzimtoti outfit 40-5 in their penultimate Fidelity ADT Premier Division game on their home grounds at Kings Park 3 last Friday evening. Although leading relatively comfortably 21-5 at halftime Rovers wer…

Read More