Former English centre Mike Tindall clearly doesn’t take the Royal gatherings as seriously as the other guests, and can you blame him?
How better to get into the massive sporting weekend upon us, than to tackle some betting head-on? Place your bets for the FIFA World Cup, rugby internationals, and US Open action this weekend.
Here’s a pretty cool new schoolboy rugby highlights show, based of Facebook, but also available on Youtube for those who don’t book faces.
With the Super Rugby franchise nearing its 20th year a former All Black has his doubts about the competitions current format. He thinks it’s maybe time to reevaluate the southern hemisphere competition, saying SA teams should rather play UK and European teams instead.
Earlier today we reported that a UCT rugby player was accused of punching a woman in the face during a brawl. We have the ALLEGED video of the assault. You can read all about that, here.
A young lady named Irini Agathagelou has posted a message to Carte Blanche on Facebook, telling of an alleged attack carried out by a UCT 1st XV player, after their historic comeback win against NWU Pukke.
No man, this is just blady ridiculous! In a good way, obviously. The Fanie du Toit Stadium was the setting of arguably the greatest Varsity Cup comeback of all time in rugby during the 2014 final between the NWU-Pukke and the UCT Ikey Tigers. Decide for yourself with this uninterrupted last seven minutes of the match. Commentary from SuperSport’s Owen Nkumane and Warren Brosnihan.
Drama-filled 2014 Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race. US rugby set for massive boost. Bheki has a go at Thuli. Violence in East Ukraine. Another Hollywood legend dies. Pistorius trial resumes. Dewani arrives tomorrow. Did Saatchi organise Nigella bust?
It’s critical stations for Chelsea, and the lacklustre Stormers clash with the best offensive team in the Super Rugby tournament this weekend. Mark Keohane reckons the Lions can pip the Crusaders. Who are YOU betting on? Put your money where your mouth is, and step inside.
320,000 pints of beer means there was a lot of spillage, guzzling, downing, bad decisions and drunk rugby fans at the Hong Kong Sevens. Here’s another cool fact: fancy dress sales rise by 40% in the lead up to the event. Check out some other amazing facts about the biggest annual rugby event in Hong Kong.
The All Black Seven’s team have a habit of ripping off their shirts when they win a tournament, but fans were in for a special treat in Hong Kong this past weekend, when the weather gods conspired to deliver a sopping wet shirtless haka.
Welsh rugby star Andy Powell filed for divorce after he faced the wrath of his wife, Natasha Gascoine. His estranged wife let the world know what she thinks of Powell when she painted “cheat,” “liar” and “scum” on his car and house.
Super Rugby kicked off last week with the first games of the South African conference. True to form, the tournament produced entertainment play and thrilling finishes in equal measure. This week the Kiwis and Ozzies come online, completing the greatest trifecta of awesomeness in world rugby. And oh yes, the English Premier League mounting to […]
The 2014 and 2015 seasons of the Currie Cup will be played in a new format. It will now consist of an eight-team Premier Division and a six-team First Division. This came after a majority vote at a Special General Council meeting was held between the 14 member unions, deciding to change the competition’s format.
The sixth annual Nokia Cape Town Tens, currently the biggest tens tournament in the world, will take place at Hamilton’s Rugby Club, on 7th and 8th February 2014, with 100 rugby teams participating, including an international Rugby Legends team. Click to win tickets!
Puma and the Bulls have revealed their most daring home and away kits ever. Dubbed the “InvisiBull”, the new camouflage-inspired kit has a military feel – perfect for the battle of SuperRugby.
Last week we gave you an overview of the weekend’s sporting action but steered away from giving you our picks and predictions. This weekend we are going to make some calls and hope that you guys take our advice. It’s only a few bucks and it really does make the weekend’s action even more exciting!
With the hype of the Currie Cup now all over it is time for us to focus on some international rugby, English Premier League football and the very important 1st leg of the CAF Cup final. As always, there are various multiples on offer with odds ranging from 20 – 1 to 250 – 1. We have decided to take somewhat of the middle ground here and have gone with a very interesting option which is offering 50 – 1 on your money, here it is.
Jake White was announced as the new Director for Rugby at the Sharks Rugby Union in Durban about two hours ago. White begins his tenure immediately.
Local columnist, Andile Mngxitama has launched a scathing attack on Springbok rugby in a column published by the City Press, titled ‘Springboks are a perfect metaphor for SA’. Regarding the Bok loss to the All Blacks in Dunedin some weeks back due to what has been widely recognised as on of the worst examples of refereeing in the history of the game, Mngxitama said, “The bad refereeing that cost the Boks the game was merely poetic justice and karma.”
Last weekend the 5 – 1 multiple came good and as a result there were a few happy people here at The Compound. This weekend is probably one of the best spreads to date, offering some very interesting options and involves the following matches:
That’s right, my little sweethearts. We have eight, that’s EIGHT double tickets to the Springbok Test at Soccer City in Johannesburg on 17 August to give away as part of the Nelson Mandela Sports and Culture Day celebrations.
You’ll remember the story we published back in May, about our good friend Jenna Lowe who is battling a rare life-threatening condition. Well check this out – her sister Kirsti sang their song (written by Jenna and playlisted on KFM) at Newlands rugby stadium!
Stormers forward Siya Kolisi will be out of the game for six weeks due to a torn ligament. Kolisi won the man of the match award for Saturday’s performance against the Cheetahs.
They say you can never tell if a video will go viral or if someone is destined for online superstardom. So we’ll just say we have a hunch this guy might be the next SA meme..