South African rugby is entering a whole new universe in 2019 as SA Rugby, SuperSport, Vodacom and Marvel team up to bring Super Heroes to life and create an all-conquering, planet-shifting, villain-busting “Superpowered” Vodacom Super Rugby competition.
The Isuzu Southern Kings and Toyota Cheetahs were left counting the cost of high penalty counts and unforced errors at crucial times in their Guinness PRO14 matches as both South African sides suffered narrow defeats against their visitors from Italy and Ireland
The Springbok Sevens team’s sixth place in the Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens on Saturday was one of their worst starts in the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series in recent seasons, but coach Neil Powell feels there was improvement as the tournament progressed.
Springbok Women's Sevens coach, Paul Delport, congratulated his squad for their performances in the International Invitational Emirates Airline Dubai Sevens after solid wins en route to the final, where they were beaten 31-5 by Japan.
There will be all-out action in the Guinness PRO14 this weekend as the Toyota Cheetahs set their sights on back-to-back victories, while the Isuzu Southern Kings target a breakthrough win after a few disappointing rounds in what marks their final matches in 2018.
SA Rugby President, Mr Mark Alexander, praised Springbok winger Aphiwe Dyantyi for scooping the World Rugby Breakthrough Player of the Year Award in association with Tudor at a glittering function in Monaco on Sunday evening.