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The players, teams , issues involved with the Rugby World Cup 2015


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The Currie Cup final was of such a high standard that I feel optimistic about the future of SA Rugby.

There were long passages of play in this game where possession changed hands several times, the width of the field was used well and play went from end to end but without the scramble defence ever giving up. A hard fought contest where you could see that both teams wanted this but the game never descended into a boring arm wrestle,  rather the endeavour and adventure was maintained  right up untill the last scrum of the game in the 80th minute. Continue reading


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Currie Cup semis were a step in the right direction for South African rugby. Part 1

The Currie Cup is nowhere near the standard that this competition was once back in the days where Springbok rugby was stronger nonetheless the two matches in this year’s semi¬† were great games to watch and I was impressed with the endeavour by all four teams to play ‘Modern Rugby’. Continue reading