Jake White Set To Be A Brumbie

Reports from Australia suggest the Brumbies will name Jake White as their new coach this week. The Herald reports today that his appointment is confirmed after he impressed in his interview. White will take up the job from next year and the expectation is for him to end the Brumbies’ barren run in the tournament […]

Springbok RWC Role For Rassie Erasmus

In what can only be described as good news, Western Province senior professional coach and former Springbok, Rassie Erasmus, will be part of the Bok management team at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand later this year. This was confirmed today at Newlands where outgoing WP Rugby chairperson Pat Kuhn confirmed that Erasmus will […]

Rugby World Cup Ball Launched At Newlands

The official ball that will be used at the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand later this year was launched and then shown off at a function at Newlands on Thursday morning. Called the Gilbert Virtuo, the newest development from Gilbert differs from predecessors in terms of design and in the technology behind its development. […]

Port Elizabeth To Host SA Sevens Rugby Leg

Port Elizabeth will host the South African leg of the HSBC Sevens World Series, beating out all comers and old hosts George in a competitive tendering process. The announcement was made by the South African Rugby Union in Cape Town on Wednesday. Awesome, now we get to have an excuse to head out to that […]

Jake White Applies To Coach Brumbies

South Africa’s World Cup-winning coach Jake White has applied and will be interviewed for the head coaching job at Australia’s ACT Brumbies Super 15 team, officials said on Monday. This follows the sacking of former Brumbies coach Andy Friend after only two games this season, after a reported bust up with the players. It’s interesting […]

Ex Bulls Axe Murderer Has No Daughter

The Ex Bull rugby player arrested for the gruesome axe murders of three people for apparently raping his dauighter and giving her HIV, has in fact not got a daughter. This emerged on Wednesday during his first court appearance. Joseph Ntshongwana, the 34-year-old former Blue Bulls rugby player stands accused of three axe murders. He […]

Bull Axe Accused Described As All Round Nice Guy

The former Bulls player accused of axe murdering three men who he claimed raped his daughter and infected her with HIV has been described in sporting circles as a Christian and a joker according to a report on News24. His Facebook profile certainly lends credance to this. Whilst he is not allowed to be named, […]

Div Wants Frans Steyn Back – Again

Yawn. This story is getting a bit long in the tooth, but it’s being reported once again that Div (aka Super Mario Brothers) is wanting Frans Steyn Back in the Bok team. I have to say, I agree. You can’t leave the oke with the world longest boot at home or out your team. Enough […]

Ex-Bulls Player Held For Axe Murders

Apparently an Ex Blue Bulls rugby player has been going around killing people with an axe. It has been speculated that this is because his daughter was raped and infected with HIV. The name of the accused has not been released yet. You can read more

Springboks World Cup Jersey Revealed

new springbok world cup jersey

The Bok World Cup Jersey has been unveiled, and not only has the Bok emblem moved to the left sleeve but it is half the size of the Protea emblem. The IRB Rugby World Cup logo has to appear on the right-hand side of all teams’ jerseys at the tournament. It was reported that Saru […]

England Grand Slam Champions 2011 Fail

English rugby officials have been left red-faced following the leak of a pre-recorded Nike advert which hails England for winning the Six Nations Grand Slam. Nice one Boys. Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t sleep unless I write it. Then its gone from my head. I […]

Rucking Fugby – The Best Rugby Song EVER

Dead Cat Bounce have outdone themselves with this rendition of what Rugby is REALLY all about… Joe SocialI’m writing this cos I have a lot to say and sometimes I can’t sleep unless I write it. Then its gone from my head. I am a blogger, and a property dude. I “entrepreneur” the shit out […]

Who Says White Men Can’t Jump?

Victor Matfield, One Jumping Mofo

I’m sure everyone has heard the addage ‘White Men Can’t Jump’. This obviously comes from the movie of the same name, with Wesley Snipes and Woody Harrelson, from way back in 1992. Well after this weekends Springboks v All Blacks Game in Bloem to open the Tri Nations for SA, I have to beg to […]

Robbie Flecks Take On The Boks v All Blacks This Weekend

I saw this over on Bob Skinstads website, www.bobskinstad.co.za I love the way we can get such insightful information so easily nowadays… with a touch of humour of course! Check it out. Nice to get a real coaches input on the Ruan Pienaar / Morne Steyn vibe. BTW Nice work fleckie it’s great to see […]

Joost Doing Well

Thought I’d give you peeps a bit of an update on Joost. Apparently he is talking (well he must be to have said this) and is thanking his fans for the well wishes, as per this account from

Joost Very Serious After Heart Attack Or Stroke

Where there is smoke there is fire. I didn’t comment on this more than my first article [here] cos I was sure after a proper sleep I’d wake up to some proper reporting. I read over at News24 that Joost is now unable to speak, and doesnt remember the collapsing incident. Johannesburg – Joost van […]

Joost Has A Heart Attack – Rushed To Hospital

De Villiers Dodges a Bullet

I love my rugby and I was really thrilled at the start of Saturdays game with the Springboks playing the British and Irish Lions. We got off to an absulte flier and my initial nervousness with Ruan Pienaar maybe being rusty was dispelled early on. I have always advocated that we back the coach, but […]

Solomons To Coach Southern Kings

Mike Catt To Play, Apparently So it is being reported that Mike Catt will play for an Alan Solomons coached, Solly Tyibilika captained Southern Kings side against the British and Irish Lions. The tour schedule is here. This is slightly surprising, seeing Solly as captain, seeing as when he was playing for the bigger franchises […]

Boks Chosen For Lions Series

SA Rugby has announced the Squads for the upcoming Lions Tours games. No player who has played for SA is selected for the emerging Boks. Looks pretty decent to me. This is a very strong position we find ourselves in when we can select two such sides. Obviously we can only select a certain amount […]

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