Posts Tagged ‘EP Rugby’

  • EP Kings confirmed in Currie Cup Premier Division with Municipal support

    Aug 4, 16 • 1923 Views • National, Super RugbyComments Off on EP Kings confirmed in Currie Cup Premier Division with Municipal support

    SA Rugby on Thursday confirmed that the Eastern Province Kings will play in the Premier Division of the Currie Cup. The confirmation follows the announcement of a R20m support package by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality. An amount of R6m has already been...

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  • Eastern Province rugby shines as six players selected for SA U20 touring squad

    May 10, 16 • 3044 Views • BabyBoks U20, General News, International, Junior Rugby, World Rugby Junior ChampionshipComments Off on Eastern Province rugby shines as six players selected for SA U20 touring squad

    Six players from the Eastern Cape have been selected by Junior Springbok coach Dawie Theron as part of his 28-man squad that will do battle at World Rugby Under-20 Championship in Manchester, England, from 7 to 25 June Most notably is that Eastern Province...

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  • PE Metro Sub Union mandated to oppose vote of no confidence #EPRugby

    Apr 22, 16 • 2073 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on PE Metro Sub Union mandated to oppose vote of no confidence #EPRugby

    The Port Elizabeth Metro Sub Union (PEMSU) has been mandated by an overwhelming majority of their clubs to oppose the vote of no confidence in the current Eastern Province Rugby Executive during the Special General Meeting scheduled for next week. PEMSU...

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  • SA Rugby assumes administrative control of EPRU

    Apr 21, 16 • 1833 Views • General NewsComments Off on SA Rugby assumes administrative control of EPRU

    SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday that it had assumed administrative control of the Eastern Province Rugby Union (EPRU).   Mr Monde Tabata, an independent member of the SA Rugby Executive Committee, has been appointed to the role of administrator.  ...

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  • Eastern Province Rugby

    EP Kings Currie Cup preparations on track, despite financial difficulties

    Mar 9, 16 • 1708 Views • General NewsComments Off on EP Kings Currie Cup preparations on track, despite financial difficulties

    The Eastern Province Kings preparations for the first round of the expanded Currie Cup competition are on track, despite the current financial challenges being faced by the embattled provincial union. Chief Operating Officer, Debbie Ellis, confirmed today...

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  • EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 QUARTERFINALS

    Mar 7, 16 • 5324 Views • Club Rugby, General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 QUARTERFINALS

    GARDENS led the way as three Eastern Province clubs qualified for the Eastern Cape Super 12 rugby semifinals when the last eight matches were played on Saturday (March 5). As expected, Gardens, last year’s runners-up were too strong for Breakers,...

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    SUPER 12 QUARTERFINALS

    Mar 3, 16 • 1567 Views • General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on SUPER 12 QUARTERFINALS

    WITH the initial skirmishes out of the way, the level of intensity will move up a level when the quarterfinals of the Eastern Cape Super 12 club rugby tournament are played on Saturday, March 5. Both last year’s finalists, champions East London Police...

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    EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 PREVIEW – ROUND THREE

    Feb 25, 16 • 1764 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 PREVIEW – ROUND THREE

    EASTERN Province clubs Spring Rose, Gardens and Park will all be aiming for three victories in a row to consolidate their positions at the top of their respective pools when the final round-robin matches are played in the Super 12 rugby competition on...

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  • EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 – ROUND TWO

    Feb 22, 16 • 2162 Views • General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on EASTERN CAPE SUPER 12 – ROUND TWO

    GARDENS and Spring Rose continued to impress in the second round of the Eastern Cape Super 12 club rugby competition to confirm their status as favourites from their groups to qualify for the play-offs. Spring Rose were always set for a tight match against...

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  • SUPER 12 CLUB COMPETITION, SECOND ROUND

    Feb 18, 16 • 4562 Views • Club Rugby, General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on SUPER 12 CLUB COMPETITION, SECOND ROUND

    HAVING set the pace last week with a massive win over Winter Rose, Progress will need to get back to earth on Saturday (February 20) when they play against Port Elizabeth rivals Spring Rose in the Eastern Cape Super 12 club rugby competition. Both teams made...

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    SUPER 12 TOURNAMENT, OPENING ROUND

    Feb 15, 16 • 5293 Views • Club Rugby, General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on SUPER 12 TOURNAMENT, OPENING ROUND

    WHILE there were some close matches, Eastern Province clubs made the perfect start to the Eastern Cape Super 12 club rugby competition when all six teams emerged with wins in Saturday’s opening round. One of the most significant results was...

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  • START OF SUPER 12 COMPETITION

    Feb 11, 16 • 4683 Views • Club Rugby, General News, Varsity & ClubComments Off on START OF SUPER 12 COMPETITION

    RUGBY clubs from Eastern Province and Border will again vie for regional honours when the prestigious Eastern Cape Super 12 competition kicks off on Saturday, February 13. This annual tournament is one of the flagship programmes of the Department of Sport,...

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    EP Rugby Statement regarding AGM

    Jan 31, 16 • 1536 Views • General NewsComments Off on EP Rugby Statement regarding AGM

    The Eastern Province Rugby Union held its AGM this afternoon, with 97 of the 119 clubs in attendance. The AGM started at 12pm but was disrupted shortly afterwards by a small group of disgruntled clubs, led by suspended executive member, Chico Februarie....

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    Southern Kings unaffected by liquidation application against EP Rugby (Pty) Ltd

    Jan 28, 16 • 3561 Views • General News, South AfricaComments Off on Southern Kings unaffected by liquidation application against EP Rugby (Pty) Ltd

    SA Rugby confirmed on Thursday that the operations and participation of the Southern Kings in Vodacom Super Rugby would be unaffected by an application to liquidate EP Rugby (Pty) Ltd. The action was brought by the South African Rugby Players’ Association...

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  • SA Rugby unveils Southern Kings management team and operational plan

    Dec 4, 15 • 3238 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on SA Rugby unveils Southern Kings management team and operational plan

      Southern Kings staff and players to be paid next week Deon Davids named as head coach  Fully transformed squad identified for signing Mzwandile Stick and Zingi Hela promoted to management positions The South African Rugby Union (SARU) on Wednesday...

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  • EP RUGBY AGM POSTPONED

    Nov 30, 15 • 1679 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on EP RUGBY AGM POSTPONED

    The Eastern Province Rugby Union Executive have taken the decision to postpone the Annual General Meeting which was scheduled to take place at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday, 28 November 2015 at 12pm. Executive Member, Mr Freddie Makoki, who is...

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  • Cheeky Watson brings clarity on SARU intervention

    Nov 18, 15 • 2000 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on Cheeky Watson brings clarity on SARU intervention

    Caption:  EPRU President, Cheeky Watson addresses the media at a press conference on Wednesday, 18 November 2015. EP Rugby President, Cheeky Watson, held an open and frank media conference at the EP Rugby offices on Wednesday afternoon. “This has never...

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  • Has King Watson failed EP Rugby?

    Nov 17, 15 • 1624 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on Has King Watson failed EP Rugby?

    On the 6th of November EP Rugby released in a statement that their President Cheeky Watson is overseas to meet with sponsors over delayed payments of salaries, after news surfaced for the umpteenth time in the media about financial issues within the Union....

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  • EP Rugby Statement

    Nov 16, 15 • 1867 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on EP Rugby Statement

    EP RUGBY MEDIA RELEASE ON BEHALF OF MR VERNON STUURMAN, MONDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2015   Pre Season Preparations get underway   Eastern Province Rugby can confirm that our pre-season preparations began today (Monday, 16 November 2015) with a practice session...

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  • UPDATE: Ongoing situation at the Eastern Province Rugby Union

    Nov 13, 15 • 1527 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on UPDATE: Ongoing situation at the Eastern Province Rugby Union

    The Eastern Province Rugby Union has noted that there continues to be a large amount of speculation over players that are leaving the Union.   Aside from Tim Whitehead and Lizo Gqoboka, who were confirmed as leaving yesterday, the EP Kings can confirm...

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  • EP RUGBY STATEMENT

    Nov 12, 15 • 1475 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on EP RUGBY STATEMENT

    Ongoing situation at the Eastern Province Rugby Union The Eastern Province Rugby Union has noted that there have been a number of issues raised in the media over the past few days, and acknowledge and apologise for our lack of proper communication on these...

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  • Test Match for EP Rugby adds to bumper 2016 rugby season

    Nov 9, 15 • 1561 Views • General News, InternationalComments Off on Test Match for EP Rugby adds to bumper 2016 rugby season

    Confirmation by SA Rugby last week that the Eastern Province Rugby Union will host the third test match against Current Six Nations champions Ireland has added to what was already going to be a bumper 2016 rugby season. SARU announced on Friday that the third...

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  • EP RUGBY MEDIA RELEASE, 6 NOVEMBER 2015

    Nov 6, 15 • 1849 Views • General News, Super RugbyComments Off on EP RUGBY MEDIA RELEASE, 6 NOVEMBER 2015

    EP Rugby Union Executive Members, Vernon Stuurman (left) and Freddie Makoki (right) go over the documentation relating to the Kings sponsor agreement. PHOTO: OLGA WILLIAMS EP Rugby has noted the article in Die Burger this morning (6 November 2015) over the...

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  • EP KINGS U19 TEAM TO PLAY FREE STATE

    Oct 13, 15 • 2114 Views • General NewsComments Off on EP KINGS U19 TEAM TO PLAY FREE STATE

    DESPITE two wins already over the Toyota Free State Cheetahs this season, the EP Kings U19 rugby side will be taking nothing for granted when they clash in the Absa Provincial Championship semifinals at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Friday...

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  • Joint statement on behalf of EP Rugby, SARU and SARPA

    Oct 8, 15 • 2078 Views • General NewsComments Off on Joint statement on behalf of EP Rugby, SARU and SARPA

    High-level discussions between Eastern Province Rugby, the South African Rugby Union (SARU) and the South African Rugby Players’ Association (SARPA) took place in Port Elizabeth on Thursday to review the current and future financial stability of the union....

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