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

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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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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