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The last match of the 2011 between Australia and New Zealand was a fine match with splendid tries, lots of continuity and a result not certain till the end. We give some stats for the match. The stoppages and ball in play time tell you that it was a splendid match. There are also some totals - like who was the most penalised player.
Former Lions lock and current forwards coach Johan Ackermann is particularly satisfied with the impact his versatile second row players are having on the Currie Cup at the moment.
Dont be fooled into thinking that, just because the Western Cape season ended with a mere handful of matches, it was any less dramatic a Saturday than any other in six months of magnificent schoolboy rugby.
Australia won the Tri-Nations, which suggests they must also dominate our Team of the Tournament.
Hoërskool Noord-Kaap of Kimberley ended their season on Saturday beating Hoërskool Diamantveld 27-20 in Bloemfontein in the Final of the KOVSIE Central Region League. It was Noord-Kaap's third successive championship victory.
Veteran England lock Simon Shaw will fly out to New Zealand later than the rest of Martin Johnson's World Cup squad because of a "stomach upset" it was announced on Monday.
Tygerberg beat Brackenfell 61-12 in their FNB Classic Clash played in Parow on Saturday.
Six players in South Africa's World Cup squad of 30 will not be exposed to full contact in training while they are still recovering from injury, Springbok team doctor Craig Roberts said on Monday.
The All Blacks have expressed surprise that Wallaby flyhalf Quade Cooper escaped suspension for kneeing New Zealand captain Richie McCaw in the face during last Saturday's Tri-Nations Test at Brisbane.
London Wasps No.8 Dan Ward-Smith has been forced to retire from the game with immediate effect following medical advice on a back injury.
The Finals of the fours Beeld Trofee divisions were played on Saturday. Each division has four age groups. In all 32 teams played. Waterkloof and Leeuwenhof were the most successful schools with three wins each.
A century after the first 1st XV match between Bishops and Rondebosch, Bishops recovered from the loss in the second term to beat their great rivals before a huge crowd across Sandown Road 37-12 at Rondebosch on Saturday.
The table-topping Lions produced another polished performance against the Sharks but the Griquas also caught the eye of the selectors and feature prominently in our Team of the Week.
South African President Jacob Zuma on Monday gave the Springbok team his blessing, but also a clear instruction, as they make their final preparations for the World Cup in New Zealand.
Wasps back row forward Genaro Fessia will take the place of the injured Alvaro Galindo in Argentina's 30-strong squad for the World Cup in New Zealand next month.
Gilbert has released a new line of rugby cleats. The Gilbert Virtuo 8S is part of the exciting new product. Check it out.
The entire All Blacks apparel line has been updated for 2013/14. Check out the New Zealand All Blacks polo.
The Nike Tiempo is a solid rugby cleat and one of few styles still made from full-grain natural leather.
The Gilbert Blitz 8S rugby cleat is a great cleat at a great price of $69.99. Get a new pair of cleats today.
A cool looking all black rugby cleat with the high performance adidas is known for. Get in the Gear!
Wear the crest of the British and Irish Lions on your t-shirt. A great look for the summer.
The All Blacks Performance t-shirt is black with hints of blue from the training jersey. Very Cool.
The New Zealand All Blacks training jersey for 2013/14. Get in the Gear!
The USA Rugby Pro Alternate rugby jersey is perfect for any fan of the Eagles. Get yours to wear during the summer Test matches.
The NEW All Blacks 2013/14 jersey has arrived at World Rugby Shop. Dare to wear the colors of the All Blacks.