Club Rugby Column – Featured Durban Blog

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 afternoon of club rugby, something Brett would certainly approved of. The quarter finals never the less still managed to produce some hugely entertaining and enthralling rugby, none more … [Read more...]

Wednesday Club Rugby Column – Featured Durban Blog

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 the break after a superb try by Rovers fullback Gav Scott set up by a brilliantly executed cross kick by lock Mike Hutton, it remained anyone’s game. With both … [Read more...]

Wednesday Club Rugby Column – Featured Durban Blog

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 were given a hard game losing their dynamo hooker Cullum Collopy with a bad shoulder injury before the break. The South Coast Terriers can certainly hold their heads up high as … [Read more...]

Wednesday Club Rugby Column – Featured Durban Blog

Wednesday Club Rugby Column: Varsity College deserve full credit for coming so close to putting an end to College Rovers unbeaten record in a pulsating Fidelity ADT Premier Division game on their home grounds in Durban North last Saturday. If anything Rovers got a rude awakening only managing to hold onto a narrow 29-23 win in the end. In all fairness Rovers may well have been without a number of key players but certainly this doesn’t deter from the fact that the side appeared to have lacked their normal intensity and commitment, perhaps … [Read more...]