WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY – Featured Durban Blog

WEDNESDAY COLUMN CLUB RUGBY: As the final curtain dropped on the 2017 for Go Nutz College Rovers it was perhaps a bridge to far after putting a great quarter final performance together to beat Tygerberg 27-23 in Cape Town, which was followed up with a brave 31-28 win over Quins Bobbies RFC in Pretoria.. For Rovers it was one of their greatest character building journeys in decades beginning after being beaten 15-14 in the closing minutes of their final round match against Direct Axis False Bay on their home grounds. Having already secured a … [Read more...]

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...]