Posts for June 2009

Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Peter De Villiers speaks out on Schalk Burger, rugby, and of course, ballet

Controversial Springbok coach Peter De Villiers has yet again come out with some puzzling views on the recent second Test in the British & Irish Lions series. MORE »

Monday, June 29, 2009

Sergio Parisse suspended for eight weeks for eye-gouge

Italian captain Sergio Parisse has been suspended for eight weeks after an eye-gouging incident during his teams 27-6 loss to New Zealand on Saturday. MORE »

Monday, June 29, 2009

Bakkies Botha suspended for two weeks after injuring Adam Jones

Springbok lock Bakkies Botha has been banned for two weeks after being found guilty of 'dangerous charging' on Adam Jones, an incident that left the British & Irish Lions prop with a dislocated shoulder. MORE »

Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Wallabies defeat the French in Sydney

Sydney was the venue on Saturday as the Wallabies hosted France in a once off Test match that resulted in the hosts coming out convincing winners, 22-6. MORE »

Sunday, June 28, 2009

All Blacks disappointed after low-scoring win over Italy

New Zealand put in an unconvincing display as they beat Italy 27-6 at Lancaster Park in Christchurch on Saturday. It was the lowest NZ score against the Italians in their last ten matches, and the first time theyve failed to score more than fifty points. MORE »

Saturday, June 27, 2009

Last minute penalty wins epic contest, and series, for the Springboks at Loftus

A last minute penalty from the darling of Loftus, Morne Steyn, decided the fate of the 2009 British & Irish Lions as they went down 28-25 to the Springboks in Pretoria in an epic contest. The Springboks win the series, 2-0. MORE »

Saturday, June 27, 2009

British & Irish Lions fans on tour - Scrum Safari

An estimated 30 000 British & Irish Lions fans will squeeze into Loftus Versfeld this afternoon for the second Test against the hosts, the Springboks. While it's predominantly a rugby tour, for those fans, it's been a holiday like no other. MORE »

Friday, June 26, 2009

Mathieu Bastareaud admits he lied about being assaulted in New Zealand

Young French centre Mathieu Bastareaud, who initially made claims that hed been attacked by between four and five men in Wellington on the weekend, has now changed his story and admitted that he actually lied about what actually happened. MORE »

Friday, June 26, 2009

Stirling Mortlock hit on Sonny Bill Williams - Thats the way the big boys do it

We've had a number of requests for this bone-jarring hit from the Barbarians match against the Wallabies in Sydney a few weeks back. MORE »

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Lions legends Gareth Edwards and Gavin Hastings discuss the Second Test

The British & Irish Lions head to Pretoria on Saturday to take on the Springboks in the second Test of the series following the 21-26 loss in Durban last weekend. MORE »