Crusaders Stormers 2017 Half Time Interview Video- Rob du Preez “Juggernaut” Who Answer

A funny moment from the half time interview during the Crusaders vs Stormers game on 22 April, 2017. At half time, with the Crusaders leading 36-3, Stormers No.10 Rob du Preez was asked about the “juggernaut” and the flyhalf replied “Who” in response Continue reading “Crusaders Stormers 2017 Half Time Interview Video- Rob du Preez “Juggernaut” Who Answer”

List of South Africa born British & Irish Lions Players- First Afrikaner for B&I Lions CJ Stander

CJ Stander has become the first Afrikaans player to earn selection to the British and Irish Lions following his announced in the squad selected by Warren Gatland today.

Stander, a former Baby Bok skipper, was told by coach Heyneke Meyer that he was too short for a loose forward, and thus chose to move to Ireland, where he has already become a club legend of sorts at Munster and has been capped by Ireland.

Stander, while being the first Afrikaner to earn Lions selection, is not the first South African- eight other previous Saffa born players have been selected for the Lions.

South Africa born British Lions Rugby Players

Amateur era

RC Mullins (1896)
Stan Harris (1924)
Brian Black (1930)
Dyson Wilson (1955)

Pro Era

Mike Catt
Matt Stevens
Ian Evans
Brad Barritt
CJ Stander

Makazole Mapimpi Karmichael Hunt Video Stepping- Mapimpi try vs Reds for Kings 2017 (VIDEO)

Some great skills, stepping and footwork from the Southern Kings’ Makazole Mapimpi as he turned Karmichael Hunt inside and outside for his try in the PE based outfit’s 47-34 loss to the Queensland Reds in Brisbane on 15 April, 2017 Continue reading “Makazole Mapimpi Karmichael Hunt Video Stepping- Mapimpi try vs Reds for Kings 2017 (VIDEO)”

GIF Video SP Marais try vs Chiefs April 8 2017 | Great Dillyn Leyds No Look Pass Offload

Here is SP Marais’ try vs Chiefs for the Stormers on April 8, 2017. Fantastic no look offload from Dillyn Leyds for Marais’ try. One of two great tries in this game- the other being Toni Pulu’s try for the Chiefs Continue reading “GIF Video SP Marais try vs Chiefs April 8 2017 | Great Dillyn Leyds No Look Pass Offload”

Toni Pulu Try vs Stormers 2017 (GIF VIDEO)- Great Chiefs Try featuring James Lowe, Damian McKenzie & Liam Messam

Here is Toni Pulu’s try vs Stormers– a fantastic length of the field try by the Chiefs in their Super Rugby game at Newlands. Starts in their own 22- some fantastic skills from James Lowe (to be Leinster signing), Damian McKenzie and Liam Messam, and finished off by Toni Pulu. Check out the video below- worth a watch! Continue reading “Toni Pulu Try vs Stormers 2017 (GIF VIDEO)- Great Chiefs Try featuring James Lowe, Damian McKenzie & Liam Messam”

Video Curwin Bosch penalty kick vs Golden Lions Super Rugby 2017- Monster 62m penalty from 19 year old

Here is a MONSTER penalty kick from young Sharks back Curwin Bosch against the Emirates Lions for the Natal Sharks in their Super Rugby clash in April 2017. Bosch, 19, nailed this 60m+ kick with ease. Aided mildly by the altitude at Ellis Park, but a fantastic kick nevertheless from the teenager Continue reading “Video Curwin Bosch penalty kick vs Golden Lions Super Rugby 2017- Monster 62m penalty from 19 year old”

List of Sharks players invited to second Springbok camp- Stellenbosch April 2-4 2017

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has invited 13 players from the Natal Sharks for this weekend’s second camp in Stellenbosch. The Sharks were not part of the first camp held in Johannesburg owing to their tour commitments.

Why have Andre Esterhuizen and Philip van der Walt not been called up for the Bok camp?

Inside center Esterhuizen and eighthman Van der Walt have been two of the Sharks’ most consistent performers this season, but have seemingly been ignored by Coetzee. Another surprise exclusion is tighthead prop Lourens Adriaanse.

List of Natal Sharks players invited to Bok Camp April 2017

Ruan Botha, Etienne Oosthuizen, Lukhanyo Am, Kobus van Wyk, Beast Mtawarira, Coenie Oosthuizen, Chiliboy Ralepelle, Jean-Luc du Preez, Cobus Reinach, Pat Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo, Curwin Bosch, Tera Mtembu

Oupa Mohoje yellow card v Sharks Video | Teboho Mohoje Reinach High Tackle Fight incident Video

Here is Mohoje vs Reinach in the Cheetahs-Sharks game over the weekend. The Bok flanker has had a history with high tackles and performed one against Sharks scrummie Reinach, and the latter took offence to the challenge. Mohoje was yellow carded by referee Jaco Peyper and later apologised to Reinach after the game on social media. Reinach, who is due to move to Northampton Saints later this year, accepted the apology Continue reading “Oupa Mohoje yellow card v Sharks Video | Teboho Mohoje Reinach High Tackle Fight incident Video”

Emirates Golden Lions & Blue Bulls Super Rugby Attendances 2017 Season

Here are crowds for home games involving South African franchises Emirates Lions (Johannesburg based) and the Vodacom Bulls (Pretoria based) for the 2017 Super Rugby season. The Lions were runners up in 2016 while the Bulls are the only RSA based franchise to win Super Rugby (2007, 2009 and 2010)

Posted last updated after Blue Bulls vs Cheetahs game on 22 April, 2017 Continue reading “Emirates Golden Lions & Blue Bulls Super Rugby Attendances 2017 Season”

Video Lukhanyo Am Try vs Brumbies 2017 (ACT 22-27 Sharks) | Curwin Bosch kick

Natal Sharks outside centre Lukhanyo Am lived up to his name “Lucky” as Curwin Bosch’s kick sat up perfectly for him to score the winning try for the Durban outfit against the ACT Brumbies on 4 March, 2017. The scores were tied at 22-22 when Am scored the try in the 81st minute Continue reading “Video Lukhanyo Am Try vs Brumbies 2017 (ACT 22-27 Sharks) | Curwin Bosch kick”