Currie Cup Final Preview: Western Province vs Sharks

    Match Date: Saturday 26 October 2013 And so the time has come, the seeds have been sown and the battle lines have been drawn – after weeks of blood, sweat and beers, fans will once again have the opportunity to witness the glorious spectacle that is the Currie Cup Final! There has been […]

“Season ticket” holders fork out for Final

  The Western Province Rugby Union have rewarded loyal Season ticket holders with the “right” to buy their ticket for the final. The WPRU have announced that Season Tickets are not valid for this weekend’s Currie Cup Final against the Sharks. Instead, season  ticket holders must buy their ticket for the final at the same […]

Currie Cup Preview: Semi-Final Sharks vs Cheetahs

  Match Date: Saturday 19 October A clash of the old foes is what awaits the rugby loving public of SA in the 2nd semi-final of the weekend. The Cheetahs were once considered a bogey team for the Sharks but that tag has long been shaken off and the home union has easily had the better of […]

Currie Cup Preview: Semi-Final Province vs Lions

  Match Date: Saturday 19 October It’s that time of the competition where the famous rubber meets the famous road (and where some famous faces meet the turf!). Semi-final number 1 takes place under what should be the sunny skies of Cape Town as Province host the visiting Lions for all out battle! The Lions have been […]

Top 7 Sevens Moments

The 2013/14 HSBC Sevens kicks off on the Gold Coast this weekend, check out Rugby HQ’s top 7 Sevens moments…  

Currie Cup Preview: Sharks vs Western Province

  Match Date: Saturday 12 October The Currie Cup is probably one of the only competitions in the world where the final series of round robin matches can serve up numerous different permutations and this match is no exception! While both of these teams have banked home semi-finals, the penultimate match will determine who will host the […]

Currie Cup Preview: Cheetahs vs Bulls

    Match Date: Saturday 12 October Well, well, well – what we essentially have here is a scenario akin to a quarter-final. The Bulls have the slimmest of slim chances to scrape in a semi-final position should they do the impossible and annihilate the Cheetahs in their own back yard. It’s a big ask and has a certain resemblance […]

Currie Cup Preview: Lions vs Griquas

    Match Date: Saturday 12 October The final round of Currie Cup round robin action kicks off with a fairly innocuous (had to Google that one) match that sees the 4th place Lions host the down and out Cabbage Patch Kids. It’s tough to see this match going any other way besides a Lions victory but a final […]

The Million Dollar Binge

  Australian Rugby’s  love affair with the bottle is a tumultuous but committed one. “Dumpgate 2009” involved Aussie Rugby League player Nate Myles defecating in the hallway of the Crowne Plaza, classy. In the same year 2009 a Brumbies player died in Durban after being hit by a car at 4:00 a.m. No one said anything […]