Tag Archives: South Africa Rugby

British And Irish Lions Vs Sprinboks 3rd Test Preview

With the Series already lost the British and Irish Lions are fighting for pride as they prepare for the 3rd Test Against the world champion Springboks in Johanesberg. The game in Ellis Park will have a slightly different look to it with both teams making changes to … Continue reading

Bath Rugby Sign Backrow Forwards Watson And Salvi

Bath have announced the signing of Western Province captain Luke Watson and Australian Julian Salvi from the ACT Brumbies. Back-row forward Watson, who has won ten caps for South Africa, will move to England after this year’s Currie Cup competition. He has agreed a two-year deal with … Continue reading

British And Irish Lions VS Springboks 2nd Test Preview

The British and Irish Lions have made five changes to their starting line-up for Saturday’s second Test against the Springboks in Pretoria. Full-back Rob Kearney, wing Luke Fitzgerald, hooker Matthew Rees, prop Adam Jones and lock Simon Shaw all gain call-ups for a game the Lions must … Continue reading

Rugby Match Report from South Africa: British and Irish Lions v Sprinboks 1st Test From Durban

Lovell Rugby was lucky enough to have the chance to head of to Durban for the First test Between the Brtish and Irish Lions against the reigning world champions South Africa. The match was a fight to the death, and high drama as the tourists produced a … Continue reading

Steyn To Join Racing Metro After Lions Series

South Africa back Francois Steyn insists he hasn’t given up hope of playing in the next World Cup despite signing a three-year contract with Racing Metro. The 22-year-old (Who Wears Adidas World Cup Rugby Boots) will move to Paris at the end of the Springboks’ three-match Test … Continue reading

More Players join Exodus to French Top 14

Scottish internationals Hugo Southwell and Rory Lamont are the latest to have succumbed to the lure of the Euro and the ceilingless pay packets in France. Full-back Southwell will join the growing British contingent at Stade Français, while Lamont, who has had a miserable season wrecked by … Continue reading

Rugby Match Report – England vs South Africa – Saturday 23rd November 2008

South Africa secured their biggest ever win at Twickenham, to condem England to their second consectuative defeat. Danie Rossouw and Ruan Pienaar made the most of missed tackles and a charged down kick with Adrian Jacobs adding a well-constructed third early in the second half before Jacque … Continue reading