WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY – Featured Durban Blog

WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY: Go Nutz College Rovers pulled off one of their finest and most important victories in decades to earn a place in the semi-finals of the National Club Championship and an opportunity to be the first club in KZN to hold the Gold Cup up high. They travelled to Cape Town to face Tygerberg on their home turf at Florida Park in their all important quarter final game to keep their chances alive and returned victorious.   What made this victory that much more special was the fact that after last weeks disappointing … [Read more...]

WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY – Featured Durban Blog

WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY: Sometimes decisions in rugby games can be harsh if not really cruel. Its happened on many occasions this season and no doubt in many a season before and will continue to plague teams in the years and seasons to come. Sometimes the laws of this game also create these often moments that end in heartache, but that as they say in the classics, is the very nature of the game. So it was on Saturday with Direct Axis False Bay scraping home 15-14 against Go Nutz College Rovers after Rovers had led 14-7 at the break in quite … [Read more...]

Wednesday Column CLUB RUGBY – Featured Durban Blog

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 champions are now top in their Pool ‘A’ after two rounds with Impala still in the mix having collected two valuable bonus points in the game. Willa Martin led the Sasol … [Read more...]

Wednesday Column Club Rugby – Featured Durban Blog

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 first time that these two sides had faced each other with Rovers coming away with the all important bonus point win beating their hosts 46-17 and so starting their Gold Cup … [Read more...]