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...]

Vodacom Super Rugby 2018 – Featured Durban Blog

Vodacom Super Rugby 2018: Next year’s draw for the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament has been released and the tournament kicks-off in mid-February with a new format and three fewer teams but more pool games for each side as the competition reverts back to 15 teams. The Cell C Sharks campaign opener is a trip to Emirates Airline Park to take on the Emirates Lions in the second match of Week one. There were 15 pool matches this year, but in 2018 the Cell C Sharks will play 16. Another feature of the new format is that South African teams no longer … [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...]