IN A ferocious clash full of big hits and powerful play the Kempston Old Selbornians suffered their first defeat of the Cell C Community Cup as they went down 38-16 to defending Champions Gap Management Despatch.
Potgieter kicks 20 points in first victory. JACQUES-LOUIS Potgieter kicked 20 points as the Bulls shrugged off a dismal start to the Super 15 season by defeating fellow South Africans the Lions 25-17 on Saturday.
LAST year I wrote that sat I next to former Pirates Rugby Club forward Anton Cloete whose son Chris turned out for SA Schools some years ago.
French crew absorbs SA rugby culture. FORMER Selborne College pupil and current French rugby star Rory Kockott is in East London for a few days, along with a French film crew to film a documentary on the player’s life.
FORMER Selborne College loosehead prop Roy Godfrey will once again lead the Nelson Mandela Bay University (NMMU) Madibaz in the Varsity Cup next month after being named captain for the second consecutive year.
IT LOOKS as though the EP Kings might have “struck gold” in their bid to find a world class rugby coach to spearhead their expected entry into the “big-time” Currie Cup Premier Division this year.
SPRINGBOK captain Jean de Villiers will be up against four of his teammates for the prestigious 2013 South African Player of the Year Award after nominations were completed yesterday.
IN HIS quest to shore up his team’s defence and advance their kicking game, Bok coach Heyneke Meyer yesterday restored Jaque Fourie and Pat Lambie to the starting line-up for Saturday’s Test against Wales.