Buthelezi Leads Junior Boks – Featured Durban Blog

Buthelezi Leads Junior Boks: The Sharks and KZNRU are proud to announce that successful Cell C Sharks Under 19 captain Phepsi Buthelezi will be leading the Junior Springboks at the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina next month. Buthelezi, an outstanding rugby player and lead-by-example captain, took his Cell C Sharks Under 19 side through an unbeaten season in last year’s SA Under 19 Championship campaign enroute to the title during an exceptional season where his contribution provided great value for the team’s accomplishments. The … [Read more...]

Pumas coach: Boks most physical side in world rugby

Durban in the News: Pumas coach: Boks most physical side in world rugby: Argentina coach Mario Ledesma believes that the Springboks are the most physical side in world rugby. Rassie: Boks were dominant, but far from their best: Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus was not happy with his side’s overall performance in their 34-21 win over Argentina at Kings Park on Saturday night. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]

Boks: Huge spotlight on rejigged loosies

Durban in the News: Boks: Huge spotlight on rejigged loosies: How the greatly-changed loose forward combination fares will be an engrossing element to Saturday's Springbok Test, writes Rob Houwing. Rassie on Willemse: I understand the hype: Damian Willemse is set to become a Springbok on Saturday when he comes off the bench against Argentina in Durban. Businessman gets R500K for false arrests: The office of the Minister of Police has again capitulated in what was a three-pronged legal attack by a Durban businessman, who was harassed … [Read more...]

Esterhuizen: Step up to Boks was mentally tough

Durban in the News: Esterhuizen: Step up to Boks was mentally tough: Sharks No 12 Andre Esterhuizen is finally a Springbok, but he says that the step up from Super Rugby to Test rugby was tougher than he expected it to be. Massive blow to Sharks' Super Rugby hopes: The Sharks have been dealt a massive blow with the news that Springbok flank Jean-Luc du Preez is out of action for Saturday's clash against the Stormers. Click HERE to submit your Durban and Kwa-Zulu Natal news. … [Read more...]