From our archives, September 20, 2020

One year later - Rugby World Cup 2019 quiz
Today is exactly one year since the Rugby World Cup kicked off in Japan ... and we know how that ended! ;-) How well do you remember Japan 2019 - take our quiz!

News, September 19, 2020

Southern Kings’ company goes into voluntary liquidation
The board of SA Super Rugby (Pty) Ltd – which trades as the Southern Kings – has placed the insolvent company into voluntary liquidation to secure the longer-term financial future of rugby in Eastern Province.

News, September 19, 2020

Draft squad named for Castle Lager Springbok Showdown
Thirty-two capped Springboks – 13 of whom were part of the Rugby World Cup-winning squad in Japan a year ago – a number of Blitzboks and recent Junior Boks are among a roster of 93 players in the draft squad for the historic Castle Lager Springbok Showdown in Cape Town on Saturday 3 October.

News, September 18, 2020

Excitement builds for Springbok Women one year from RWC kick-off
Springbok Women’s coach Stanley Raubenheimer and key players, Nolusindiso Booi (lock) and Zintle Mpupha (centre), expressed their excitement about the 2021 Rugby World Cup on Friday as they celebrated exactly one year to go to the kick-off of the international showpiece in New Zealand.

Tournament news, September 18, 2020

Two trophies up for grabs when local rugby season resumes
South Africa’s seven franchises will battle it out for Vodacom Super Rugby Unlocked and Currie Cup honours when the domestic season resumes next month, after a complete re-working of fixtures and competition structures has been forced by the six-month interruption.

News, September 17, 2020

RIP Mr Monde Tabata (1960-2020)
Tribute has been paid to Mr Monde Temba Tabata, a member of the SA Rugby Executive Council (Exco), who has died after several months fighting the effects of the COVID-19 virus.

News, September 16, 2020

Castle Lager Springbok Showdown to kick-start local season next month
The battle lines are being drawn for a Castle Lager Springbok Showdown, which will pit the best local stars and top, up-and-coming talent against each other on 3 October, as SA Rugby announced its plans today to reignite an exciting four-month local season.

News, September 16, 2020

Fans Reunited for Vodacom Super Fan Saturday
After months of sitting on the bench, South Africa’s Vodacom Super Rugby teams have been unshackled and are ready to tackle when they will take the field at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday 26 September in a spectacular Vodacom Super Fan Saturday double-header that will feature the Vodacom Bulls, Emirates Lions, DHL Stormers and Cell C Sharks.

News, September 16, 2020

Final day to enter British & Irish Lions ticket ballot
South African rugby fans have only a few hours left to get into the virtual queue for tickets to the British & Irish Lions tour in 2021, before the ballot closes at midnight tonight (Wednesday 16 September), and those who have not yet registered are urged to act quickly in order to avoid disappointment.

Special feature, September 16, 2020

Video: Blitzboks enjoy spoils of 2020 season
We take a look at medal presentation when the Blitzboks were handed their World Series silver medals in Stellenbosch this week.

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