15.co.za http://www.rugby15.co.za | Rugby News, Live Scores, Results, Fixtures Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:10:37 +0000 en-US hourly 1 60 000 Cape Town Sevens tickets sold on Friday http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/60-000-cape-town-sevens-tickets-sold-on-friday/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/60-000-cape-town-sevens-tickets-sold-on-friday/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:10:37 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56613 More than 60 000 tickets to the 2016 HSBC Cape Town Sevens, to be held on 10 and 11 December, were snapped up by the public on the first day of sales, SA Rugby said on Friday.

Computicket confirmed that 60 703 tickets had been sold by 17h00 on Friday. Sales opened at 09h00 through their website, ticket offices and at Shoprite and Checkers outlets with rugby fans rushing to snap up tickets. Almost 23 000 tickets were sold for Saturday’s action with Sunday sales topping 38 000.

SA Rugby on Friday thanked the rugby-loving public for the support shown so far and again advised that Computicket is the only official ticket service provider for online sales and through their outlets at Checkers and at Shoprite. Tickets are priced at R150 and R250 for a full day’s rugby action.

“It is awesome to see the support from the public and one can almost feel the excitement already,” said Jurie Roux, CEO of SA Rugby.

“There are still tickets available, but they are selling fast so we’d like to urge fans to buy now to avoid disappointment.

“We are aware of aware of other outlets selling tickets at higher prices, but SA Rugby can’t guarantee the validity of those tickets.”

Tickets to a dedicated, alcohol-free family stand on the northern side of the Cape Town Stadium are available adjacent to a Kiddies Village (entrance to this play area is free of charge), while the opposite South Stand has been designated as the Party Stand. An additional beer garden and more Food Lover’s Market stands have been added to the plans for this year’s event.

Private suites have already sold out, but all-inclusive hospitality packages, starting at R2 995 per person per day (excluding VAT), are still available from SA Rugby through Mingon van Rooyen at mingonv@sarugby.co.za.

For fans travelling from abroad or out of town, tickets and travel packages are also available from SA Rugby Travel (www.sarugbytravel.com). Megapro has supporters’ packages available and they can be purchased for Saturday only (R1 895 per person, excluding VAT), Sunday only (R2 295 per person, excluding VAT) or Weekend Package (R3 700 per person, excluding VAT). Contact john@megapro.co.za for packages.

MyCiti bus services will be tailored to the event to alleviate parking around the stadium and add to the spectator experience. Schedules will be issued in due course.

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Sendin and Erasmus to coach SA Schools teams http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/sendin-and-erasmus-to-coach-sa-schools-teams/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/sendin-and-erasmus-to-coach-sa-schools-teams/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:44:39 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56611 Lance Sendin and Sean Erasmus, first team coaches of Hugenote in Wellington and Paarl Boys High respectively, have been appointed as head coaches of the two SA Schools teams for the Under-19 International Series in Cape Town and Paarl from 12 to 20 August, SA Rugby announced on Friday.

Sendin, who was the head coach of the SA Schools A team last season, takes over the head coaching duties of the SA Schools team from Hein Kriek, who is now an assistant coach of the Steval Pumas. Erasmus, meanwhile, takes over the head coaching duties of the SA Schools A team after serving as Kriek’s assistant coach last year.

Sendin and Erasmus will be assisted by Boland U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week assistant coach John Booysen and Bidvest Golden Lions U18 Craven Week assistant coach Mzwakhe Nkosi, as well as specialist coaches of the SA Rugby Mobi-Unit.

Dr Gerhard Coetzer will oversee the medical needs of both teams. Dean Moodley retains his position as the SA Schools Team Manager, with Karabo Morokane appointed the team physiotherapist and Thulani Ntetha the fitness coach. Relton Hermanus, meanwhile, resumes his duties as the SA Schools A Team Manager, with Kim Naidoo the physiotherapist and Junior Springbok fitness coach, Andre Smith, the training coach.

The Under-19 International Series, will feature the SA Schools and SA Schools A teams, England, Wales, France and Italy, with the teams set to battle it out in three rounds of matches.

Salmaan Moerat, captain of the DHL Western Province U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week side, will lead the SA Schools team, while Enrista Blue Bulls centre Louritz Van der Schyff has been selected to lead the SA Schools A team. Each of the squads consist of 26 players and are sponsored by Coca-Cola.

The first round of matches in the U19 International Series will be hosted at City Park in Crawford, Cape Town, on Friday 12 August. Then follows the second round of matches, at the fields of the Diocesan College (Bishops) in Rondebosch, on Tuesday 16 August, while the final round of action will take place at the fields of Paarl Boys’ High on Saturday, 20 August.

The two SA Schools squads will assemble at Newlands in Cape Town on Sunday, 7 August and will begin their on-field preparations for the tournament the following day.

SA Schools Management team:
Lance Sendin – Head Coach
John Booysen / Mzwakhe Nkosi – Assistant Coaches
Dean Moodley – Team Manager
Gerhard Coetzer – Team Doctor
Karabo Morokane – Physiotherapist
Thulani Ntetha – Fitness Coach

SA Schools A Management team:
Sean Erasmus – Head Coach
John Booysen / Mzwakhe Nkosi – Assistant Coaches
Relton Hermanus – Team Manager
Gerhard Coetzer – Team Doctor
Kim Naidoo – Physiotherapist TBC
Andre Smith – Fitness Coach

U19 International Series fixtures:

Friday, 12 August (City Park Stadium – Crawford, Cape Town):
13h00 – France vs England
14h30 – SA Schools A vs Italy
16h00 – SA Schools vs Wales

Tuesday, 16 August (Bishops – Rondebosch, Cape Town)
13h00 – Wales vs Italy
14h30 – SA Schools A vs England
16h00 – SA Schools vs France

Saturday, 20 August (Paarl Boys High – Paarl)
13h00 – France vs Italy
14h30 – SA Schools A vs Wales
16h00 – SA Schools vs England

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Dean Ryan to join RFU http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/dean-ryan-to-join-rfu/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/dean-ryan-to-join-rfu/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:22:36 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56609 Dean Ryan will join the RFU in August as Head of International Player Development.

Reporting to Nigel Melville, the RFU’s Director of Professional Rugby, Ryan will be responsible for leading and managing the international performance pathway to provide a pipeline of players capable of securing sustainable success for England Rugby.

Ryan will work closely with academies and national-team coaches to align best practice and consistency from the u16 age group going through to the senior team. He will also oversee the development of elite coaches, including current national-team coaches, and the identification of potential future international coaches.

Dean Ryan said: “I am delighted to be joining the RFU at an exciting time for rugby in England. The month of June alone saw incredible success with the senior team winning the series in Australia, the U20s winning their third World Rugby U20 Championship title in four years and the Saxons series win in South Africa.

“This is an opportunity for England Rugby to take that next step and become a dominant force in world rugby. To do this we need to ensure we continue to develop a world-class pathway system for our players and elite coaches.

“Having excellent relationships with the professional clubs is key, and we need to be joined up in our approach so we develop players who are ready to take that step into the senior international environment and make a real impact for England.”

Nigel Melville added: “I’m thrilled that Dean is joining England Rugby with his considerable experience of hands-on coaching in the professional game and expertise in developing players in the Premiership and Championship.

“He also understands both the challenges and opportunities within our current national academy and professional domestic game and will work closely with clubs and the academies.

“This role is critically important for us to ensure we have a consistent and aligned player pathway with the best coaches that help to create long term success for England.”

The 50-year-old left Worcester Warriors in June this year where he was Director of Rugby for the past three seasons. In his time with the club he led them to promotion into the Premiership and won the British & Irish Cup in the 2014/15 season.

Ryan was previously part of Scotland’s coaching set up during the 2013 RBS 6 Nations, where he helped the side to their highest finish in the championship for seven years.

The former England international spent four years as Head Coach of Gloucester Rugby from 2005 to 2009 with the club finishing top of the Premiership table for two consecutive seasons in 2007 and 2008.

He has coached with Melville previously at Gloucester Rugby and with England U20s.

In his playing days Ryan won four England caps and the former No 8 had spells at Saracens, Wasps, Newcastle and Bristol.

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7 Redes hoekom dinge by die Lions WERK! http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/7-redes-hoekom-dinge-by-die-lions-werk/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/7-redes-hoekom-dinge-by-die-lions-werk/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:46:04 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56604 Simon Riekert van #Pale toe skryf:

Saterdag is semifinaal-dag vir Superrugby in sy huidige formaat. Of dit ʼn suksesvolle toernooi was of nie, is nou nie belangrik nie. Wat saak maak is dat die land se rugby-hoop op die Rooi en Wit van die Lions gevestig is en met reg so, want die kafdraf van die sewemalige kampioene, die Crusaders, verlede naweek, het weereens bevestig dat die Lions die in-vorm Suid Afrikaanse span is.

Maar wat maak dat die span so effektief op –en van die veld af is?

Hier is sewe redes waarom ons so dink:

  • Hulle bestuurstelsel is eenvoudig en dit werk: die hoofafrigter is Johan Ackermann, Swys de Bruin rig die agterspelers af en JP Ferreira doen die prestasie analise en verdediging en hou ʼn oog oor die skopwerk. Ackermann het baie geleer by John Mitchell en dit wat gewerk het, die Lions se eie gemaak. Swys de Bruin het hierby ingekoop en sedert sy beginjare by die Sharks en daarna die Griekwas, het hy en Ackers geen omdraai gesien na 2012 met die jong Leeus van Johannesburg nie. JP Ferreira het in 2007 by die Goue Leeus begin. Hy het 5 hoofafrigters sien kom en gaan; Eugene Eloff, Hans Coetzee, Jake White, Dick Muir en John Mitchell. “Ek het baie by hulle geleer, en ek moet nog baie leer”, is sy beskeie reaksie hierop.
  • Hul spelskeppers werk: Elton Jantjies dikteer die spel soos wat Naas Botha daarvan hou; “ Jantjies staan gewoonlik diep, maar hy is ʼn jong man wat ʼn oog het om die spel te analiseer en te dikteer, hy het nog tyd nodig om daarin te groei, maar sy selfvertroue neem by die dag toe en dis wat jy van ʼn losskakel verwag.” Die senterpaar is spelskeppers en kan die bal in kontak behoorlik beheer.
  • Hul skrums werk: Malcolm Marx en Armand van der Merwe is hakers wat binne en buite die skrums, hul stemme dik maak. Die Lions se pak skrum effektief, mors nie onnodig energie nie en sorg dat die geïnkarneerde Dawie de Villiers, Faf de Klerk sy ding doen, sy stempel afdruk op die opposisie en vinnige balbesit vir die agterlyn verseker.
  • Ackers se rotasieplanne werk: die voorry is effektief vanaf die eerste tot die laaste skrum en dit gebeur slegs omdat hulle gereeld geroteer word en mekaar se tegnieke soos die palm van hul hande ken.
  • Hulle speelstyl werk: elke rugbyliefhebber weet dat daar die laaste paar jaar ernstige vrae gevra word oor die Suid Afrikaanse speelstyl en dat dit die nagmerrie van die Springbokafrigter word. Ackermann en sy afrigters bly by wat vir hulle werk en daardie sekerheid word oorgedra na die spelers, wat dit weer makliker maak in speeltoestande om besluite te neem. En wat hiermee saamgaan is dat daar leiers in die span is wat nie bang is om leiding te neem en te ontvang nie. Daar is nie plek vir ego’s nie, net goeie broederskap en rugby.
  • Die Lions bestuurstelsel werk: Ackermann neem die besluite en staan pa vir als wat gebeur, sonder ʼn direksie wat in sy nek afblaas. “Daar is ouens in die squad wat vir my soos ʼn klomp honger honde sit en kyk en vra wanneer kry ek speelkans, maar ek sê vir hulle, al vat dit die hele toernooi voordat jy jou kans kry, jou kans sal jy kry”, is Ackermann se Superrugby-filosofie.
  • Die span se kameraderie werk: “ons is soos ʼn groep broers, wit en swart, ons is vriende, maats en dit maak saak op-en van die veld af want jy weet daar is ʼn broer wat jou back cover”, sê kaptein Warren Whitely.

Saterdag hert hierdie span wat as die Phoenix van Suid Afrikaanse rugby bekend kan staan sy tweede laaste stappie na glorie.

Net ʼn wen teen die verdedigende kampioene op hul tuisveld is goed genoeg vir almal.

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GROOTRugby_28_Jul_2016 http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/grootrugby_28_jul_2016/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/grootrugby_28_jul_2016/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:37:12 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56600 ]]> http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/grootrugby_28_jul_2016/feed/ 0 GITEAU SET TO RETURN FOR WALLABIES TRAINING CAMP http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/giteau-set-to-return-for-wallabies-training-camp/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/giteau-set-to-return-for-wallabies-training-camp/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:55:10 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56596 Qantas Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika has named a 36-man train-on squad to assemble in Sydney on Monday (August 1) ahead of the Wallabies camp on the Central Coast.

The squad contains four uncapped players, including Waratahs prop Tom Robertson and Rebels forward Lopeti Timani who have been selected in a Wallabies train-on squad for the first time.

“We have had a great week with the players in our initial training squad and they’ve enjoyed working hard together,” Qantas Wallabies Head Coach Michael Cheika said.

“Next week’s training squad will include selected players from Canberra and we will start to look closely at the final 33 in preparation for the Central Coast camp.”

The squad also includes four overseas-based players, with Adam Ashley-Cooper, Will Genia, Matt Giteau and Drew Mitchell all selected ahead of the opening Bledisloe Cup Test in Sydney.

“All of our eligible European-based players expressed a desire to play for the Wallabies during The Rugby Championship and that experience is invaluable,” Cheika said.

“We have a very clear purpose in this team and we are prepared to work very hard to respect that purpose.”

Tickets for the Qantas Wallabies’ three home Test matches in the 2016 Rugby Championship are available now through Ticketek. The Wallabies will begin their defence of The Rugby Championship against New Zealand at ANZ Stadium, Sydney, on Saturday, August 20.

Qantas Wallabies train-on squad for The Rugby Championship

Allan Alaalatoa* (0 Tests)
Adam Ashley-Cooper (114 Tests)
Adam Coleman (1 Test)
Quade Cooper (58 Tests)
Kane Douglas (23 Tests)
Scott Fardy (33 Tests)
Israel Folau (41 Tests)
Bernard Foley (30 Tests)
Nick Frisby (2 Tests)
Will Genia (66 Tests)
Matt Giteau (102 Tests)
James Hanson (10 Tests)
Dane Haylett-Petty (3 Tests)
Reece Hodge* (0 Tests)
Michael Hooper (54 Tests)
Rob Horne (32 Tests)
Sekope Kepu (66 Tests)
Samu Kerevi (2 Tests)
Tevita Kuridrani (34 Tests)
Ben McCalman (48 Tests)
Sean McMahon (9 Tests)
Drew Mitchell (70 Tests)
Luke Morahan (2 Tests)
Stephen Moore (c) (105 Tests)
Dean Mumm (46 Tests)
Nick Phipps (42 Tests)
David Pocock (56 Tests)
Tatafu Polota-Nau (64 Tests)
Tom Robertson* (0 Tests)
Rob Simmons (62 Tests)
Scott Sio (18 Tests)
Will Skelton (15 Tests)
James Slipper (77 Tests)
Toby Smith (4 Tests)
Lopeti Timani* (0 Tests)
Matt Toomua (32 Tests)

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BLK Queensland Premier Rugby Preview – Preliminary Final http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/blk-queensland-premier-rugby-preview-preliminary-final-2/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/blk-queensland-premier-rugby-preview-preliminary-final-2/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:50:42 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56594 The 2016 BLK Queensland Premier Rugby preliminary final will kick off this Sunday at Ballymore, with University of Queensland and Sunnybank going head-to-head for the chance to face Brothers in the grand final on Sunday, 7 August.

University will be looking to bounce back after going down to the Brethren 18-10 in last weekend’s major semi-final, while Sunnybank knocked off the reigning premiers, Souths, with a 37-34 win in the minor semi-final.

Despite last week’s result, University captain Connor Mitchell is confident his side can bounce back this weekend.

“We’ve got to take it in our stride, it was a disappointing loss but we’ve got to move on and play better this weekend against Sunnybank,” Mitchell said.

“We made a few costly errors which really let us down. We didn’t execute a few of our plays and that got us on the back foot.

“The Dragons are a threatening side with quite a few attacking weapons. We’ve got to be organised in our defence because if we let them play unstructured rugby they can be dangerous.”

Interestingly, Sunnybank will be captained by Conor’s older brother Brendan. A rarity to have two brothers captaining opposing sides in a Premier Rugby finals fixture.

“I’d never thought I’d see the day, but it’s exciting and we’ll treat it as any other game where we try to get one over on each other. We’re pretty competitive,” Brendan said.

When asked about how their parents felt about Sunday’s match Brendan joked: “They’re torn, they don’t even want to come to the game. We’ll have to wait and see how they feel on Sunday.”

Preliminary final matches begin at Ballymore at 8:35am on Saturday morning, with the Wests and Redlands women’s teams facing off for their chance at a grand final birth. Entry for matches across the weekend is $10, with tickets available for purchase at the gate.

The two Premier Grade match will be LIVE streamed via Facebook LIVE as well as thewww.redsrugby.com.au homepage.

Preview the preliminary-final and gain valuable insights into the Premier Rugby competition in this week’s edition of the Premier Rugby Weekly digital program: http://bit.ly/2aA3HYP

You can also view the latest episode of the Premier Rugby Wrap here: http://bit.ly/2apFZk5

View Premier Rugby fixtures and results here: http://bit.ly/1Wt41uE

View the Premier Rugby ladder here: http://bit.ly/1Q8QGAe

University of Queensland v Sunnybank
Location: Ballymore Stadium
Kick-off: 3:05PM

University of Queensland came into the BLK Queensland Premier Rugby finals on a 15-game win-streak but were met by a determined Brothers’ outfit in their major semi-final match. The Brethren handed the Red Heavies their first defeat since Round 1, in a clinical display of finals Rugby, forcing UQ into the preliminary final to be played at Ballymore this Sunday.

Prior to University’s match, Premier Rugby fans enjoyed a minor semi-final classic, as Sunnybank secured a last minute, 37-34 victory over Souths. The Dragons got off to a flying start and led the reigning champions 24-10 at half-time. Souths came back, and with 10 minutes remaining, the scores were locked up at 34-all. In the dying stages, Sunnybank sharp shooter Jake Strachan nailed a penalty goal to set up Sunnybank’s preliminary final encounter with UQ.

For the Students, this is their biggest test of the year. The Premier Rugby heavyweights were favoured to continue their win streak right through to the grand final. Sunnybank now have a golden opportunity to hand University their third loss of the year.

The Dragons fell to the Red Heavies on both occasions in 2016 but their first half in the minor semi-final was their best 40 minutes of the season. If they can deliver a similar performance against UQ on Sunday, they are more than capable of knocking out the minor premiers.

If University fall short, it will be the second time in as many years that they have lost both their finals matches. That should be motivation alone for the Red Heavies and fans can expect a much-improved performance from Mick Heenan’s side. Heenan has coached UQ to three premierships since starting in 2009 and will know how to get the most out of his young side come Sunday afternoon.

University of Queensland: Pat Fepuleai, Tonga Ma’afu, Ausetalia Viaomanu, Angus Scott-Young, Phil Potgieter, Conor Mitchell, Pat Morrey, Jack Cornelsen, Scott Gale, James Dalgleish, Jock Campbell, Nathan Russell, Josh Birch, Tom Pincus, Tom Banks

Coach: Mick Heenan

Sunnybank: Feao Fotuaika, Moli Sooaemalelagi, Tereina McLean, Brendan Mitchell, Tuaina Tualima, George Blomfield, Chazz Mahina, Jeffrey Faamausili, Issak Fines-Leleiwasa, Jake Strachan, Ryan Menzies, Fred Dorrough, Conrad Quick, Joshua Edmond, Joshua Bowen-Bowyer

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Cape Town Sevens tickets on sale today http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/cape-town-sevens-tickets-on-sale-today/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/cape-town-sevens-tickets-on-sale-today/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:44:12 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56592 Tickets for the second HSBC Cape Town Sevens tournament go on sale today (Friday 29 July at 09h00) through Computicket and at their Shoprite/Checkers outlets, with prices starting at R150 for a full day’s rugby action.

Tickets to a dedicated, alcohol-free family stand will also be available adjacent to a Kiddies Village (free of charge), while the opposite South Stand has been designated as the Party Stand. An additional beer garden and more Food Lover’s Market stands have been added to the plans for this year’s event.

MyCiti bus services will be tailored to the event to alleviate parking around the stadium and add to the spectator experience. Schedules will be issued in due course.

A full seating plan of the Cape Town Stadium with the applicable seating and pricing plan is here for the event which runs on Saturday and Sunday, 10-11 December.

Tickets sold out quickly last year and with the demand expected to be even higher for this year’s event, spectators are advised to get their tickets for the event as soon as possible, in order to avoid disappointment.

Private suites have already sold out, but all-inclusive hospitality packages, starting at R2 995 per person per day (excluding VAT), are still available from SA Rugby through Mingon van Rooyen at mingonv@sarugby.co.za.

For fans travelling from abroad or out of town, tickets and travel packages are also available from SA Rugby Travel (www.sarugbytravel.com). Megapro has supporters’ packages available and they can be purchased for Saturday only (R1 895 per person, excluding VAT), Sunday only (R2 295 per person, excluding VAT) or Weekend Package (R3 700 per person, excluding VAT). Contact john@megapro.co.za for packages.

SA Rugby would like to caution members of the public who may be tempted to purchase from any unofficial agencies as tickets and hospitality cannot be guaranteed.

SA Rugby’s CEO Jurie Roux said the smooth running of the second ever HSBC Cape Town Sevens is well underway.

“The first tickets sold for the event will be proof that there is no turning in our efforts to make the tournament even better than last year,” said Roux.

“We could not ask for much more last year, as South Africans from all across the country came out to support the tournament, as well as a significant number of fans from abroad. We are working hard to eliminate the odd mishap from last year and is determined to achieve our vision to make the HSBC Cape Town Sevens the best event on the circuit.”

 

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Steval Pumas up preparations with strategy session http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/steval-pumas-up-preparations-with-strategy-session/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/steval-pumas-up-preparations-with-strategy-session/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:38:14 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56588 The Steval Pumas upped their preparations for the Nashua Currie Cup in what was described as a highly productive strategy session on Wednesday, 27 July.
On the day, the players and management put their heads together for a recap of last season’s performances. They also went over their expectations, game plans and goals for the upcoming Currie Cup campaign, ahead of next Friday’s match against the Cell C Sharks at Mbombela Stadium.
“This was an opportunity for us to examine the good, bad and ugly of last season. We know our strengths – what works for us and what doesn’t – and what we need to improve on to be successful for this year’s Currie Cup,” said Steval Pumas head coach MJ Mentz.
There are still some intensive training sessions left for the Mpumalanga side before the game, but all the cogs are now in place for the players to dive headfirst into South Africa’s premier rugby tournament.
“All that’s left now is to kick them into gear. We had some highly productive outcomes to the meeting and we all feel really well prepared and ready to perform to the best of our ability,” Mentz said.
The Steval Pumas also built some ‘gees’ with a friendly but typically competitive action cricket contest at the Nelspruit Action Sports arena, before ending the day with a braai.
The refreshed and determined team is looking to improve on their sixth place finish in last year’s competition.
“We achieved some big wins last season against the likes of the Cell C Sharks, the Vodacom Bulls and the Toyota Free State Cheetahs, so we know we have the capabilities to perform at the highest level,” said Mentz.
The Steval Pumas Currie Cup journey kicks off at 19:20 next Friday, 5 August 2016.

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Muir college vs Woodridge match results http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/muir-college-vs-woodridge-match-results/ http://www.rugby15.co.za/2016/07/muir-college-vs-woodridge-match-results/#respond Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:32:42 +0000 http://www.rugby15.co.za/?p=56586 Venue: Woodridge (Thornhill) Fixture Date& Time: Saturday, 23 July 2016 (11:30)
Team Name: Muir College Team Name: Woodridge
Full-time score: 7-8 Full-time score:

Half-time score 7-8
Half-time score 0-0 0-0
Player Number Player Name Tries Conv. Penalty Drop
goal Red/
Yellow
Cards Player Number Player Name Tries Conv. Penalty Drop
goal Red/
Yellow
Cards
7 Ntsika Fisanti 1 11 ??? 1
15 Neo Pepeta 1 13 ??? 1
Venue: Woodridge (Thornhill) Fixture Date& Time: Saturday, 23 July 2016 (11:30)
Team Name: Muir College Team Name: Woodridge
Full-time score: 7-8 Full-time score:

Half-time score 7-8
Half-time score 0-0 0-0
Player Number Player Name Tries Conv. Penalty Drop
goal Red/
Yellow
Cards Player Number Player Name Tries Conv. Penalty Drop
goal Red/
Yellow
Cards
7 Ntsika Fisanti 1 11 ??? 1
15 Neo Pepeta 1 13 ??? 1

 

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