Was Gareth Davies offside for try vs Scotland? Wales Scotland 6 Nations Rugby 2016

Should Gareth Davies’ try vs Scotland for Wales in their Six Nations try on 13 February, 2015 been disallowed for the scrumhalf being offside?

Check out video analysis below- Gareth Davies try- Wales 27-23 Scotland- Six Nations 2016 Continue reading “Was Gareth Davies offside for try vs Scotland? Wales Scotland 6 Nations Rugby 2016”

Natal Sharks vs Toulouse 2016 Friendly 31-17 Highlights Garth April Try Video

The Natal Sharks again ran out victors in their second straight game against French opposition, this time against Toulouse on February 11, 2016. Garth April and Sbura Sithole both scored tries for the visitors Continue reading “Natal Sharks vs Toulouse 2016 Friendly 31-17 Highlights Garth April Try Video”

New SARPA President 2016- Eben Etzebeth replaces Bismarck du Plessis

Stormers and Springbok lock Eben Etzebeth has been named as the new SARPA president (South African Rugby Players Association) for 2016, replacing Sharks hooker Bismarck du Plessis, who has moved north to join Montpellier.

It’s a massive honour for me to be entrusted with the responsibility of representing professional players in South Africa in this manner

Bismarck has done a sterling job representing all professional players over the past five years and I aim to continue the legacy he has left behind.

Under his leadership, our organisation has made huge strides, which have contributed to the organisation’s efforts in creating a better environment for professional rugby players in South Africa

SARPA Executive Committee 2016: Eben Etzebeth (President), Clemen Lewis (vice-President), Blake Kyd, Juan de Jongh, Teboho Mohoje, Kevin Luiters, Zenay Jordaan, Steph Roberts and Warren Whiteley Continue reading “New SARPA President 2016- Eben Etzebeth replaces Bismarck du Plessis”

Video First 9 Point Rugby Try 2016- Barend Janse van Rensburg Pukke vs Tuks 2016

A set of rules are being trialled at the 2016 Varsity Cup in South Africa, and one of them is a 9 point try. Here is the first one ever scored, by Pukke’s Barend Janse Van Rensburg vs Tuks Continue reading “Video First 9 Point Rugby Try 2016- Barend Janse van Rensburg Pukke vs Tuks 2016”

Pat Lambie Injury Latest News February 2016- Sharks flyhalf to be out for 6-8 weeks

Edit- 16 February, 2016– Sharks medical team have confirmed that Lambie will be out for 12 weeks (3 months). Ruan Botha and Franna Kleinhans will be also on the sidelines for a similar duration

Patrick Lambie picked up a shoulder injury in the Sharks’ recent friendly win (29-21) over RC Toulon, and the Durban based outfit have been rocked by the news that the Springbok flyhalf is expected to be out for close to two months.

The Sharks have Joe Pietersen and the young Inny Radebe as cover for Lambie, but neither quite in the same class as the former Michaelhouse star Continue reading “Pat Lambie Injury Latest News February 2016- Sharks flyhalf to be out for 6-8 weeks”

Natal Sharks vs Toulon February 5 2016 Highlights | Sharks 29-21 RCT Du Preez Twins Tries Video

The Natal Sharks score five tries as they beat RC Toulonnais 29-21 in this pre-season fixture. Tries for Paul Jordaan, Mvovo and the Du Preez twins. Pat Lambie injured in the game Continue reading “Natal Sharks vs Toulon February 5 2016 Highlights | Sharks 29-21 RCT Du Preez Twins Tries Video”

Video Owen Farrell vs Toulouse 2016- Farrell drops ball over try line

England and Sarries flyhalf Owen Farrell dropped the ball while attempting to ground it in Saracens’ European clash against Stade Toulousain.

Farrell had no one marking him, and was in for the try, but then inexplicably dropped the ball Continue reading “Video Owen Farrell vs Toulouse 2016- Farrell drops ball over try line”

Mourad Boudjellal Quade Cooper Wilkinson comparison- Foie Gras to Pâté

Toulon’s opener Mourad Boudjellal, when asked how felt about the baton passing from veteran England World Cup winning flyhalf Jonny Wilkinson to Wallaby Quade Cooper, made one of his more quotable quotes.

Boudjellal simply replied, ” It’s difficult to go from foie gras to pâté”

Video Duane Vermuelen Injury vs Toulouse 2015 | Medard Vermuelen knocked out Toulon Toulouse

South African No.8 Duane Vermuelen suffered a nasty injury after being knocked out in a clash with France fullback Maxime Medard in the recent Top 14 clash between Toulon and Toulouse. Bok No.8 Vermuelen tried to prevent Medard from scoring a try, but was out cold following the clash.

Video- Vermuelen KO by Medard- Toulon Toulouse Continue reading “Video Duane Vermuelen Injury vs Toulouse 2015 | Medard Vermuelen knocked out Toulon Toulouse”

Dylan Sage Doug Hopwood related- newest Blitzbok is Bok No.8’s grandson

The South African rugby sevens (Blitbzokke) team’s newest debutant Dylan Sage, who made his bow in the just concluded 2015 Cape Town 7’s, is the grandson of legendary Bok No.8 Doug Hopwood, who played 22 tests for the national side, and made his name on their tour to the UK in 1961. Hopwood had three children (one son, two daughters) and worked for South African Breweries after his retirement

Both Sage and Hopwood are Wynberg (WBHS) alumni. Continue reading “Dylan Sage Doug Hopwood related- newest Blitzbok is Bok No.8’s grandson”