Egon Seconds take up the whistle at the Coca-Cola Academy Week

Former rugby players, Monty Dumond, Egon Seconds, Jacques Nieuwenhuis and Mpho Matsaung will take to the field as referees in the Coca-Cola Academy Week at the Isak Steyl Stadium in Vanderbiljpark from 6 to 9 July 2015 Egon Seconds represented Western Province and Griquas; Matsaung and Nieuwenhuis played for the Valke. Egon Seconds was a... Continue Reading →

Take a look at World Cup tickets 2015

With global excitement building ahead of Rugby World Cup 2015, Tournament Organisers, England Rugby 2015, today unveiled the official design that will feature on the tickets for the 48 matches. The five variations were revealed by Rugby World Cup 2003 winning captain, Martin Johnson, at Twickenham Stadium. The unique design celebrates Rugby and the rich... Continue Reading →

#1995 RWC squad honored for “greatest day” in SA rugby history #1995reunited

South African Rugby Union president Oregan Hoskins on Wednesday congratulated and thanked the Springbok squad involved in the 1995 Rugby World Cup as they celebrated the 20th anniversary of their epic World Cup final win in Johannesburg. The Springboks won their first Rugby World Cup on 24 June 1995, beating New Zealand, 15-12, in a... Continue Reading →

Mozambican saxophonist MOREIRA CHONGUICA to be awarded SUPERBRAND status

Award winning Mozambican saxophonist MOREIRA CHONGUICA has been selected to receive individual recognition by Superbrands Mozambique at a ceremony to be held in Maputo on Tuesday 30 June 2015. He is the first individual in Mozambique to receive this accolade. It has previously only been bestowed on companies. Moreira Speaking at Music Exchange 2014 Continue Reading →

#1995reunited: Relive the Rugby World Cup final with the squad – on Twitter

In a social media first for South African rugby, supporters will be able to relive the 1995 Rugby World Cup final on Twitter tomorrow (Wednesday) – with live commentary by members of the team. The 1995 squad, the South African Rugby Union (SARU), SuperSport and Twitter have come together to create a unique event to... Continue Reading →

Up to the northern hemisphere to play rugby. How sustainable is the player drain?

Rugby is a professional sport and the players must be able to earn a worthwhile income while providing millions with entertainment. No one can begrudge those players the lucrative offers from clubs in foreign lands. This is the nature of professional sport. Year after year more players leave their country of birth to go and... Continue Reading →

Dan Carter to start for All Blacks against Samoa, Richie McCaw may be benched

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen talks about his first squad of the year in Auckland. Fresh, fit and hungry, Dan Carter is expected to be thrown the 10 jersey for the All Blacks' opening test of the year against Samoa, but a different approach may be adopted with Richie McCaw. Four first five-eighths were named... Continue Reading →

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