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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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

SA Home Loans Durban Collegians and College Rovers find themselves in three knockout finals this coming weekend after last Saturdays semi- finals day at the home of Bidvest Insurance Crusaders Rugby Club in Ranleigh Crescent Durban North. The Murray Cup presented by HiTech Ink, Cell C and Castle Lager produced some hugely entertaining running ru…

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WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY

The Murray Cup presented this year by HiTech Ink, Cell C and Castle Lager, has always through the years somehow managed to bring the best out of clubs none more so than the quarter final between hosts Bidvest Insurance Crusaders and their neighbours Varsity College which saw the visitors edge out their hosts 36-35 in an absolute thriller last Satur…

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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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