1. Super South African Final Set for Orlando Stadium, Soweto

    The Bulls and Stormers set up a dream South African Super 14 final to take place at Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday Both the Bulls and Stormers based their semifinal victories with their defense...

    Sanjay Deva Written by Sanjay Deva about 4 years ago 445 reads 4 comments

  2. Super 14 Week 14: Advantage South Africa

    The last week of the Super 14 confirmed both semi-finals will be hosted in South Africa! The Bulls finished top of the log, whilst the Stormers deserved their second place finish and first home semi-final in 11 years...

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  3. Super 14 Week 13 – The Australian Sides Make Their Move!

    With 1 week left of the round robin the Bulls have ensured they have sealed top spot! The top 4 took on a new complexion with only the Bulls assured of a semi-final spot...

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  4. Super 14 Week 12: No Kiwi Sides in the Semifinals

    The 12th week of the Super 14 was great for South African sides as an all South African final looms as a distinct possibility...

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  5. Super 14 Week 11: Bulls Back to No. 1!

    Week 11 of the Super 14 and the Blue Machine is rumbling again The top four remain unchanged, but the pecking order looks drastically different...

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  6. Super 14 Week 6: Who Wants the Last Semi-Final Spot?

    The sixth week of the Super 14 saw the Top Three remain in charge and on track for the semi-finals. The rest of the log did not change a lot, although the Sharks finally managed their ...

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  7. Bulls Solidify Top Log Position, But Stormers and Crusaders Are Lurking

    The fifth week of the Super 14, and 2 South African sides top the log! Mind you 2 bring up the rear as well! The Bulls and Stormers have a completely different philosophy and style, ...

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  8. Week 4 of the 2010 Super 14: Reds Create a Massive Upset

    The fourth week of the Super 14 saw the Bulls remain top of the log with a game in hand! Both the Lions and Sharks produced important results in denying their Australian opposition bonus points, which will have a telling effect at the end of the season...

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  9. Can the Kiwis Be Stopped After Three Rounds of the Super 14?

    The third week of the Super 14 saw every New Zealand side win, and only one each for the Aussies and South Africans! Let's hope it is not a sign of things to come, but not much has changed from what we usually see...

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  10. Rugby Super 14 2010: Week 1: Bulls and Crusaders Will Be Hard to Beat!

    The opening round of the 2010 Super 14 did not produce the high number of tries expected, but did produce some strongly contested results...

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  11. Super 14 Preview 2010: The South African Challenge

    2009 was a stellar year for South African rugby. The end-of-year tour to Europe burst the bubble, but with a four-to-five week break for the top players I expect South African rugby to once again be strong...

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  12. Super 14 Preview 2010: The New Zealand Challenge

    Once again I expect a strong showing from the Kiwi sides, although I don’t expect the pecking order to change too much from recent times...

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  13. Super 14 Preview 2010: The Australian Challenge

    Big things are expected in Australia this year after having no semi-finalists in 2009. The Waratahs and Brumbies look to be the best of the Aussies, and some are predicting both to make the semis...

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  14. Unbiased Rugby Refs Wanted in 2010

    If rugby is to be more entertaining in 2010, the refs need a kick up the backside! There has been a lot of talk recently about how the rules are ruining the spectacle and that there is too much kicking in the game...

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  15. Fourie Du Preez Scoops Top SA Rugby Award

    The annual South African rugby awards were presented on Monday night at a banquet in Johannesburg. The main award for SA Player of the Year was won for the second time by scrumhalf Fourie du Preez...

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  16. The Blue Bulls Are the Best Side in South Africa!

    The Blue Bulls squashed any remaining doubts about their status as South Africa's premier side with a 36-24 victory over the Free State Cheetahs at Loftus on Saturday. The final lived up to expectation, with plenty of drama and action...

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  17. Who Will Be South African Rugby Player of the Year?

    What a fantastic year it has been for SA rugby. The Bulls won the Super 14. The World Champion Springboks beat the British and Irish Lions, picked up the Nelson Mandela plate, the Freedom cup ...

    Sanjay Deva Written by Sanjay Deva about almost 5 years ago 296 reads 35 comments

  18. Proteas Crash Out of Champions Trophy

    South Africa crashed out of the ICC Champions Trophy after losing to England in their final group match at Centurion. England won the match by 22 runs after posting a superb score of 323/8...

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  19. Tri Nations 2009: Springbok Player Performances

    This season produced the most consistent set of Springbok performances I have seen since 1998. It has been great to see the Boks playing towards their potential, and reaping the rewards for doing so...

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  20. Springbok Dominance Reflected in Tri-Nations XV

    The Springboks were dominant in the 2009 Tri-nations, and this is reflected in my Tri-nations XV. The Springboks have had one of their best years ever...

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  21. No South Africans Deemed Good Enough For LG ICC Awards

    Not one South African features in the short list of the LG ICC awards for 2009, a measure of the outstanding players in the game. It's a kick in the face, and hard to believe that the number 1 ranked test side, and recently no...

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  22. Australians Want Rules Changed As The Springboks Are Too Good!

    The Springboks won the Tri-nations title for 2009 with another superb display against the All Blacks in Hamilton. However not everyone was impressed with the manner of victory! Brett Harris ...

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  23. This Time We'll Need More Than Armbands

    Once again the Springboks have been dealt to by a different set of laws to anyone else. Jaque Fourie was suspended for 4 weeks, for a dangerous tackle on All Black centre Ma'a Nonu in their Tri-nations encounter in Hamilton...

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  24. Rugby's Greatest Rivalry: Analysis of the Springboks Victory

    The Springbok's 32-29 victory over the All Blacks in Hamilton was just reward for an excellent Springbok side. It's been a season of milestones for this Springbok side who have won every major title this year...

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  25. The Springboks Are The Best Rugby Side On The Planet!

    The Springboks beat the All Blacks 32-29 in their Tri-nations clash in Hamilton. It was a deserved victory for a champion Springbok side, which was very focused on their task all week...

    Sanjay Deva Written by Sanjay Deva about almost 5 years ago 669 reads 2 comments