Strong day two from Dolphins in JHB – Featured Durban Blog

Strong day two from Dolphins in JHB: Johannesburg – The Hollywoodbets Dolphins had another strong day in their Sunfoil Series clash with the bizhub Highveld Lions at the Bidvest Wanderers, where they lead the hosts by 72 runs at the end of day two with three first innings wickets in hand. The visitors made early inroads on the second morning with the Lions on 207/7 when Kerwin Mungroo had Aaron Phangiso for 11. Eathan Bosch then picked up his third when he dismissed Mangaliso Mosehle for 42 and the Lions were batting at 213/9. A … [Read more...]

Brumbies edge Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Brumbies edge Cell C Sharks: The Cell C Sharks fought back bravely against the Brumbies at Gio Stadium in Canberra in their first tour match of the Vodacom Super Rugby competition before going down 24-17 to the Australians. Early pressure on the Brumbies saw them concede a lineout and attacking ball to the Cell C Sharks, but a scrum penalty conceded gave the home side an early opportunity to put points on the board from halfway out, with a well-struck penalty giving them the lead. We were forced to absorb huge amounts of pressure as the … [Read more...]

Preview: Brumbies vs Cell C Sharks – Featured Durban Blog

Preview: Brumbies vs Cell C Sharks: The Cell C Sharks and Brumbies have been involved in some epic tussles over the years, with the spoils fairly evenly-shared before the 20th Vodacom Super Rugby meeting between the two sides in Canberra on Saturday. In fact last year’s Cell C Sharks victory, also in Canberra, swung the pendulum in our favour, taking us into a lead of 10 wins to the Brumbies’ nine. All that is history though, as is what has happened in the competition this year. Both teams are looking to prove their mettle (and improve results) … [Read more...]

Tackling the Brumbies – Featured Durban Blog

Tackling the Brumbies: Head Coach Robert du Preez has hardly tinkered with the team named for the crunch match against the Brumbies in our Vodacom Super Rugby tour opener on Saturday. The players performed in the 50-22 victory – an emphatic one at that – against the Sunwolves at JONSSON KINGS PARK last weekend and they have been rewarded for their showing, with just two changes made for a match that is important for both sides. The Brumbies opened their campaign with an away victory against the Sunwolves, but have slipped up twice (also away) … [Read more...]