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Kempson new coach of young Madibaz Former Springbok prop Robbi Kempson has been appointed as coach of the FNB Madibaz Young Guns ahead of the NMMU Under-20 side’s first game against ... Front Row Grunt Cowboys do cry If Michael Clarke’s superb handling of Phil Hughes’ death taught us one thing, it is that cowboys do cry … well, cowboys comfortable enough in ... EINA! Bakkies snaps his finger Bok enforcer, Bakkies Botha, not shy of the tough stuff on a rugby field, did himself a serious mischief playing against Racing Metro on the ... SA in battle to host 2023 Rugby World Cup South Africa are said to have their sights set on hosting the Rugby World Cup in 2023, but they won’t be the only country to ... Phil Hughes died a Gladiator Modern day sportsman like Phil Hughes are Gladiators – willing to push both the physical and mental envelope in order to make sport the spectacle ... WIN tickets to the Tens Early Bird tickets to the world’s biggest Tens rugby tournament, Cape Town 10s, cost R130.00, and we are giving away 4 sets of double tickets ... SA Rugby Mag Stormers hold off Cheetahs The Stormers fended off a second-half fightback from the Cheetahs to claim a 39-31 victory at Newlands on Friday evening, writes BRENTON CHELIN. Coetzee off to Japan Stormers coach Allister Coetzee is set to join the Kobe Kobelco Steelers in Japan at the end of this year's Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. Bismarck retains Sharks captaincy Bismarck du Plessis has been named Sharks squad captain for the upcoming Vodacom Super Rugby season as part of a four-man leadership group. Bok duo miss Toulon trip Willem Alberts and Jannie du Plessis have been excluded from the Sharks' 26-man squad for the pre-season match against Toulon at the Stade Mayol next ... Pretorius off to Wales Cheetahs scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius will join the Newport Gwent Dragons at the end of the season on a long-term deal. Supersport Six Nations a timely marker in RWC year With little over seven months to the World Cup, Europe’s hopes of lifting the Webb Ellis Cup next October will take root in a Six ... O'Connell not yet ready for final hurrah Brian O’Driscoll, the talisman of Irish rugby, bowed into retirement at the age of 34 but the end is not quite in sight for Paul ... Stormers on top of Cheetahs The DHL Stormers continued their preparations for the new Vodacom Super Rugby season with a win over the Toyota Cheetahs at Newlands. WP coach on his way to Japan A potential crisis looms for a Stormers management that will be starting the Vodacom Super Rugby season without Jacques Nienaber and with the knowledge that ... Varsity Rugby locked and loaded The first shots in the 2015 Varsity Rugby season will be fired on Monday when the FNB Varsity Shield kicks off with matches in Bellville ... Sport24 Rugby Sport24.co.za | Stormers down Cheetahs in friendly The Stormers have beaten the Cheetahs in their pre-season friendly clash at Newlands. Sport24.co.za | Grant to give rugby a full go Griquas flyhalf Dean Grant will soon boast two honours degrees, which will finally allow him to put his full focus on rugby. Sport24.co.za | Sport24 SuperBru S15 challenge Fancy yourself as a Super Rugby predicting guru? If so, why not take on Sport24’s finest rugby brains! Sport24.co.za | Kings will be ready in 2016 - Stick Mzwandile Stick believes the Kings will be ready for Super Rugby in 2016. Sport24.co.za | Blitzbokke eye hat-trick Sevens World Series leaders South Africa head to New Zealand aiming for a hat-trick of tournament titles. Stuff NZ French centre Dumoulin son of convicted murderer ex international France centre Alexandre Dumoulin is the son of disgraced former international Marc Cecillon, the player’s agent said on Friday (Saturday NZT). England switch leads Warwick Lahmert to Wellington sevens Warwick Lahmert is symbolic of the rapidly changing world of international sevens. Coach Dave Rennie content after first hit-out for Chiefs There were two main things which stood out to Chiefs coach Dave Rennie from his team’s first pre-season hit-out against the Blues in Whangarei on ... Plenty at stake for Hurricanes second-stringers in pre-season clash with Crusaders For perhaps the only match-day this year, the Hurricanes’ lesser lights will have coach Chris Boyd’s full and undivided attention in Eketahuna today. Highlanders coach Jamie Joseph expects new players to shine in Super Rugby Here’s a big question – can the Highlanders produce an All Black bolter in 2015? IOL Rugby Bismarck to skipper Sharks Bismarck du Plessis has been retained as captain of the Sharks for the forthcoming Super Rugby season. Stormers look to polish form The Stormers go into their friendly encounter against the Cheetahs at Newlands looking to shake off the rust. Stormers boosted by Etzebeth return Eben Etzebeth will make his return to the Stormers line-up when the side meets the Cheetahs at Newlands. Murray thrilled with Sharks move New Sharks centre Waylon Murray is delighted to have returned to his former club after signing a 12 month contract. Stormers may recruit Turner on wing The Stormers may call on England 7s player Mat Turner to solve their lack of depth at wing for the Super Rugby season. Sharksworld It’s IMPI time! The Varsity Shield kicks off on Monday, with UKZN Impi coaches Ryan Strudwick, Rudi Urbach and Dylan Campbell having selected a strong squad to take ... The Director is in town! Good news, Sharks fans. Gary Gold is in Durban. Look at the picture the Sharks tweeted last night: #CellCSharks coaching staff watching on pic.twitter.com/HQUfTdjZQd — ... Gang of four to steer Sharks ship Bismarck du Plessis has been confirmed as squad captain for the Sharks in 2015. In confirming a leadership group of four, the Sharks coaches are ... Tries galore as Sharks go through the gears The Cell C Sharks ran amok against two of the province’s top club sides in a pair of practice matches last night, winning both encounters ... Squad named for Toulon clash The Sharks have named a 26-man squad for the upcoming pre-season fixture against Toulon in France, without too many major surprises. A number of players ... Green and Gold Rugby Rugby Tackle Behind Seahawks NFL Success On February 2nd the Seattle Seahawks will take on the New England Patriots in the hope of winning their second consecutive Super Bowl. Seahawks coach, ... Waratahs ready for trials The Waratahs ramped up their training yesterday preparing for their first trial at Granville Park on Saturday afternoon. They will be having three sharp sessions ... Super Rugby Preview – Melbourne Rebels The Rebels were wholly disappointing in 2014. Will a second year under Tony McGahan yield any improvements? 2014 recap 2014 started positively with strong pre-season ... Super Rugby Preview – Crusaders Bowed but unbroken by their 81st minute 2014 Grand Final loss, Todd Blackadder’s Crusaders are back in the saddle for another crack at the eighth ... Super Rugby Preview – Bulls To illustrate what has happened to the Bulls since winning their last championship in 2010, one only needs to look at their dwindling crowd numbers. ... Rugby15 EP Kings announce their Vodacom Cup squad The EP Kings have announced a 38 man squad today as preparations step up a gear for the EP Kings 2015 Vodacom Cup campaign. Notable ... Springbok Sevens focus on improvement Photo: Marc Sing Key HSBC Sevens World Series leaders South Africa head to New Zealand on Friday aiming for a hat-trick of tournament titles after ... SHARKS TOURING SQUAD FOR PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY Photo: @howzitJax Friday, 30 January 2015: On Thursday 5th February, 2015 the Cell C Sharks will play Toulon in a pre-season friendly at the Stade Mayol. ... Seven new caps in England Counties XV squad ENGLAND Counties XV have named seven new caps in their squad for their first-ever meeting with Scotland Club XV at Fylde’s Woodlands Memorial Ground on ... PERTH SPIRIT NAMED TO TACKLE FORCE ‘A’ The Perth Spirit squad has been named to take on Force ‘A’ this Saturday (31 January) at McGillivray Oval. The game (3.40pm kick-off) will act ... Sky Sports Callard defends Burgess England Saxons coach Jon Callard leapt to the defence of Sam Burgess after his representative union debut against the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork. Toulon battle past Bayonne Toulon struggled to a 24-17 win over Bayonne at Stade Mayol to move temporarily to the top of the Top 14 table. Burgess struggles in Saxons win Sam Burgess made a forgettable representative union debut as England Saxons ground out an 18-9 victory over the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork. LV= Cup: Sunday team news The LV= Cup is traditionally a competition for young talent to be exposed to the tough nature of profession rugby and this Sunday is no ... New Munster deal for Hurley Munster centre Denis Hurley has signed a one-year contract extension with the province, who have also confirmed the release of two other players. BBC England Saxons seal win over Ireland Sam Burgess has a quiet international Union debut as England Saxons beat Ireland Wolfhounds 18-9 in Cork. Centre Davies injury worry for Wales Lions star Jonathan Davies gives Wales their first major injury worry ahead of the Six Nations opener against England in Cardiff. Rare illness ends Pretorius' career Twice-capped Wales back-rower Andries Pretorius, 29, of Worcester, is forced to quit by a rare auto-immune condition. RFU chief plays down Armitage talk There have been no talks between Stuart Lancaster and the RFU over Toulon’s Steffon Armitage, says chief executive Ian Ritchie. Wells faith in Wilson's England bid Newcastle Falcons head coach John Wells believes Mark Wilson’s good form will be enough to win England recognition. Sport.co.uk Racing Metro's Dumoulin reveals Cecillon is father Racing Metro’s French international centre Alexandre Dumoulin has revealed he is the biological son of former France captain Marc Cecillon, who Italy replace injured Geldenhuys with Fuser Benetton Treviso second row forward Marco Fuser has been called up for Italy’s opening two tests of the upcoming Six Nations tournament followin Burgess named in England Saxons team Rugby league convert Sam Burgess will make his international debut on Friday after being named in the second-string England Saxons team to face Welsh fly-half Robinson signs with Oyonnax Former Welsh international fly-half Nicky Robinson has signed a three-year deal with French club Oyonnax, the Top 14 side confirmed on Thursday. Toulon's Armitage to appear in court over fight Toulon flanker Steffon Armitage will appear in court on February 10 over a fight in a restaurant last month as teammate Xavier Chiocci was clear The Independent Six Nations: The five big challenges facing the tournament 1. Grappling with the global perspective It’s the economy, stupid, so do the math. Why talk American when the United States ... Six Nations 2015: Prop Dan Cole put on call as David Wilson joins injury list with neck problem Another day, another outbreak of orthopaedic misery for England ahead of the Six Nations. Already missing midfielders as influential as ... Six Nations 2015: England duo Brad Barritt and Geoff Parling remain doubtful for Wales clash England have refused to rule Brad Barritt and Geoff Parling out of their RBS 6 Nations opener against Wales on ... Owen Farrell injury: England fly-half ruled out of entire Six Nations after suffering knee ligament damage Owen Farrell has been ruled out of England’s entire RBS 6 Nations campaign with a knee injury. England squad for Six Nations: 'Old-timer' Nick Easter more than merits his call-up When Stuart Lancaster succeeded Martin Johnson as England boss following the laughably undisciplined, depressingly tawdry World Cup campaign in New ... Sky Guiness Premiership No Union regrets for Burgess Bath star Sam Burgess insists he has no regrets about his switch to rugby union despite finding it difficult to let go of his league ... Parling off to join the Chiefs England forward Geoff Parling will join Exeter in the summer on a two-year deal, the Aviva Premiership club have announced. Cueto announces retirement Mark Cueto has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the season. Saints sign Glasgow's Ryder Northampton have signed forward Tom Ryder from Glasgow on a short-term deal. Gloucester sign three props Gloucester have signed three front-row forwards for next season, among them former Kingsholm favourite Paul Doran-Jones. The Telegraph Ireland Wolfhounds 9 England Saxons 18: Sam Burgess fails to make the grade on step up Ireland Wolfhounds 9 England Saxons 18: Visitors ground out an impressive win, but Sam Burgess fails to impress Mike Brown happy to forego the 'flashy stuff' for England as Six Nations opener against Wales looms England full-back Mike Brown has become more of a creator than a finisher, but argues his reduced try-scoring rate does not make him any less ... David Humphreys: my rugby family Director of rugby at Gloucester, David Humphreys reveals how his first sporting passion was actually football – and why that quickly changed LV= Cup weekend matches preview The third round of matches in the LV= Cup 2014/15 sees Ben John make a welcome return for the Ospreys while Exeter Chiefs look to ... Six Nations 2015: Sir Ian McGeechan's players to watch As the 2015 Six Nations approaches Sir Ian McGeechan gives his verdict on the players to watch during the tournament Sky Heineken Cup Johnson handed three-week ban Wasps back row Ashley Johnson has been suspended for three weeks for a dangerous tackle on Leinster winger Dave Kearney. Wasps No 8 Johnson cited Wasps No 8 Ashley Johnson has been cited for an alleged dangerous tackle on Leinster wing Dave Kearney in the 20-20 draw at the Ricoh ... <a href='http://www1.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/rugby-union/9681645/top-5-moments-of-the-champions-cup-round-6' class='instorylink'>Top five moments</a> Watch our recap of the five most memorable moments from the final weekend of pool matches in the European Rugby Champions Cup. Anglo quantity, French quality England have the most teams in the Champions Cup quarter-finals but France have the best quality, says Sky Sports pundit Stuart Barnes. Away draws for English quartet Aviva Premiership quartet Wasps, Bath, Northampton and Saracens all face daunting away trips in the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup. Sky 6 Nations Callard defends Burgess England Saxons coach Jon Callard leapt to the defence of Sam Burgess after his representative union debut against the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork. Burgess struggles in Saxons win Sam Burgess made a forgettable representative union debut as England Saxons ground out an 18-9 victory over the Ireland Wolfhounds in Cork. Wilson to face SRU hearing Scotland forward Ryan Wilson will face a disciplinary hearing next week in the wake of his assault convictions. Italy call Treviso lock Fuser Marco Fuser has been called into the Italy squad for their Six Nations opener against Ireland on February 7. Cotter sings Schmidt's praises Scotland coach Vern Cotter is looking forward to locking horns with his Ireland counterpart Joe Schmidt during the forthcoming Six Nations Championship. Sky French Top 14 Toulon battle past Bayonne Toulon struggled to a 24-17 win over Bayonne at Stade Mayol to move temporarily to the top of the Top 14 table. White to join Montpellier Australia scrum-half Nic White will join Top 14 club Montpellier next season. Bordeaux add Kepu to ranks Sekope Kepu has signed a three-year contract with French club Bordeaux-Begles. Toulon's Williams to retire Former New Zealand international Ali Williams has announced he is to retire from rugby at the end of the season. France chance for Nakaitaci France coach Philippe Saint-Andre has included Clermont Auvergne winger Noa Nakaitaci in his preliminary 31-man squad for the Six Nations.