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Sharks Club XV claim APC Central title
- posted 19 September, 2014  
The Sharks Club XV on Friday claimed the Central Amateur Provincial Championship title in style with an emphatic 62-12 victory against the Griffons in Margate.

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Wednesday Column
- posted 17 September, 2014  
Thanda Zululand Rhinos retained their Fidelity Security Premier Division status when they drew 5-5 against First Division challengers Newcastle Highlanders in a grueling battle at Mick Kelly Park in Empangeni on Saturday.
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National Tournament
- posted 12 September, 2014  
The Sharks Clubs team to play in the National Tournament being hosted by Southern Natal in Margate starting on Monday has been announced.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 10 September, 2014  
Jonsson College Rovers will join winners of this year’s Fidelity Security Premier Division, SA Home Loans Durban Collegians, in the 2015 Cell C Community Cup national club rugby competition after convincingly beating Upington Rugby Club 62-17 in a qualifying round game at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Saturday, so becoming the 16th club to be added to the tournament.
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Upington one match away from realising Cell C Community Cup dream
- posted 5 September, 2014  
Resurgent Upington Rugby Club will face possibly the biggest challenge in their 106-year existence on Saturday when they travel across the country to play 2013 Cell C Community Cup runners-up Jonsson College Rovers in Durban for a place in the 2015 tournament.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 3 September, 2014  
In what must go down as one of the most successful Castle Club Rugby Finals days in a long while, Amanzimtoti did the unthinkable, winning the Castle Murray Cup knockout competition for the first time in their 67 year history when they beat Varsity College 24-21 in extra time.
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Toti Prevail
- posted 2 September, 2014  
The Castle Murray Cup final lived up to its much anticipated billing as Amanzimtoti fought tooth and nail to defeat Varsity College 24-21 after extra time. In what can only be described as one of the most gripping finals in recent memory, Toti scored two quickfire tries deep into the second half of extra-time to snatch victory after the teams had played to a 14-14 draw after 80 minutes.
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A Fairytale End
- posted 31 August, 2014  
Toti achieved something special when they ended their fairytale season in the Premier Division with a 24-21 defeat of Varsity College in a Castle Murray Cup Final at Crusaders that had to be determined by playing extra-time on Saturday afternoon.
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Castle Murray Cup Final - Preview
- posted 29 August, 2014  
Two teams firmly fixed on lifting the trophy with little separating them: This is how this weekend's Castle Murray Cup can be defined as Varsity College clash with Amanzimtoti in Durban North at the home of Crusaders.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 27 August, 2014  
Amanzimtoti have made history for themselves by making it all the way through to the Castle Murray Cup final for the first time in their 67 year history after comprehensively beating Nashua Crusaders 27-17 in the semi-final at the home of the South Coast Terriers.
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Castle Murray Cup Final
- posted 25 August, 2014  
Varsity College held their nerve to overcome Jonsson College Rovers 24-19 in the Castle Murray Cup semi-final on Friday night. In doing so they ended Rovers' five year grip on the trophy and ensured that they will be one of two new teams that will be contesting this season's final.
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Castle Murray Cup Semi-Final Wrap
- posted 25 August, 2014  
Varsity College and Amanzimtoti will meet in the final of the Castle Murray Cup competition after the pair defeated College Rovers and Crusaders in their respective semi-final matches last Friday night.
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Castle Murray Cup Semi-Finals
- posted 21 August, 2014  
The Castle Murray Cup has reached the semi-final stage and the respective coaches firmly believe they all have a good opportunity of winning the tournament. Following the draw done on Monday, both clashes are going to be intriguing encounters with not much separating the teams.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 20 August, 2014  
Nashua Crusaders, celebrating their 50th anniversary this year, cruised through to the semi-finals of the Castle Murray Cup club rugby knockout competition with an emphatic 76-3 victory over a brave First Division outfit Richards Bay that had no answer to the onslaught dished out by the Durban North side.
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Knock-out Competition Fixtures
- posted 19 August, 2014  
The semi-final fixtures of the various club competitions will be taking place on Friday and Saturday of this weekend.
Please note that there have been changes to original kick-off times for Friday night games.
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Castle Murray Cup Semi-Final Draw
- posted 19 August, 2014  
When Jonsson College Rovers clash with rivals SA Home Loans Durban Collegians, a titanic battle is guaranteed, leaving the spectators on the edge of their seats. That is exactly what these two teams served up in what can be described as a great advert for club rugby in the quarter-final of the Castle Murray Cup on Saturday.
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Castle Murray Cup Quarter-Final Wrap
- posted 18 August, 2014  
Amanzimtoti, Crusaders, Varsity College and College Rovers are all through to the semi-finals after their Castle Murray Cup quarter-final victories over UKZN Impi, Richards Bay, PMB Collegians and Durban Collegians respectively.
Here's a wrap of the results, scorers and respective Man of the Match awards from each game.
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Castle Murray Cup Quarter-Finals
- posted 14 August, 2014  
An intense battle is anticipated this weekend as Jonsson College Rovers clash with SA Home Loans Durban Collegians in the quarter-finals of the Castle Murray Cup. Monday night's draw has brought about a lot of banter but there can be no denying that these two teams will be going all out for victory.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 13 August, 2014  
The qualifying round of the Castle Lager Murray Cup club rugby knockout competition produced some close calls for two of the Premier Division sides. The opening round was full of excitement and intrigue, which saw Premier Division side Thanda Zululand Rhinos being knocked out by their First Division neighbors Richards Bay in extra time.
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Knockout Fixtures
- posted 12 August, 2014  
The Quarter Finals of the knock-out competitions take place this Saturday, 16 August.
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Castle Murray Cup Draw
- posted 12 August, 2014  
The Castle Murray Cup got underway this weekend as the qualifying round saw seven of the eight Premier Division clubs progress through to the next round. Richards Bay will be the only team carrying the first division hopes as they downed Zululand Rhinos after extra time on Saturday.
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Under 19 Knock-outs
- posted 11 August, 2014  
Please note that the matches will start 30 minutes earlier than originally scheduled due to the South Africa vs Argentina Test Match on Saturday
The Ashley Bowls - U19 Division - Pete Booysen Cup Knock-Out Competition quarter-finals take place this weekend, four of the top six teams in action on Saturday 16 August 2014.
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Castle Murray Cup Qualifying Round
- posted 10 August, 2014  
There was just one upset in the Qualifying round of the 2014 Castle Murray Cup played on Saturday, when Richards Bay defeated Zululand Rhinos 27-24 after extra time to join the seven other Premier Division teams who were all victorious over their reserve division hosts.
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Castle Murray Cup Qualifying Round
- posted 8 August, 2014  
This weekend sees the start of club rugby's oldest consecutive knockout tournament, the Castle Murray Cup. The tournament debuted in 1890 and has been going strong ever since. If last year's final is anything to go by - when the two finalists played to a thrilling draw - then there should be plenty of drama in this season's edition.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 6 August, 2014  
There were celebrations aplenty at the home of SA Home Loans Durban Collegians after they wrapped up their league season in fine style on Saturday, edging out Jonsson College Rovers 26-20 in an enthralling clash during the last round of the Fidelity Security Premier Division competition.
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Fidelity Security Moor Cup Wrap
- posted 4 August, 2014  
A man of the match performance from flyhalf Duncan Campbell ensured that SA Home Loans Durban Collegians rounded off a memorable season as they defeated old rivals Jonsson College Rovers 26-20 in the final round of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup at KP 10 on Saturday.
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Moor Cup Preview
- posted 1 August, 2014  
With 13 consecutive victories, more than 500 points scored and the least points conceded, there can be no argument that the best team has won the 2014 Fidelity Security Moor Cup. SA Home Loans Durban Collegians will get to lift the famous trophy this Saturday, ending an eight year wait, when they host Jonsson College Rovers.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 30 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians have reclaimed the Moor Cup, the trophy that they have won more times than any other club in the province after convincingly beating FNB UKZN Impi 66-21 in the annual Jes Foord match between the two clubs at the Peter Booysen Stadium in Pietermaritburg last Friday evening to take top honours in the Fidelity Security Premier Division.
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Castle Murray Cup Draw
- posted 29 July, 2014  
At a Castle Murray Cup function held at Growthpoint KINGS PARK on Monday night, a draw for the 2014 Castle Murray Cup Qualifying round scheduled for Saturday 09 August took place.
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First Division and First Division Reserves Playoff
- posted 28 July, 2014  
Please note, diarise and inform all concerned about the following First Division and First Division Reserves Playoff matches taking place on Saturday 2 August.
Highlanders (North) take on South Coast Warriors (South) at WS at 14:00 in the FIDELITY SECURITY First Division Playoff - Dewar Shield and in the FIDELITY SECURITY First Division Reserves Playoff - Brian Irvine Cup, Ladysmith Bulldogs (North) play Richards Bay II (South) at W2 (15:30 kick-off)

In the event of a draw after full time, the same rules will apply in the case of a knockout match. (i.e. extra time etc.)

Fidelity Security Moor Cup Wrap
- posted 28 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians were crowned Fidelity Security Moor Cup champions on Thursday night as they comprehensively defeated UKZN Impi 66-21. In doing so they brought to an end College Rover's eight-year stranglehold on the trophy.

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Collegians Crowned Champions
- posted 25 July, 2014  
The fate of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup was finally determined on Thursday evening when SA Home Loans Durban Collegians defeated FNB UKZN Impi 66-21 to be crowned the 2014 champions and, in doing so, secured their Community Cup status for 2015.
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Moor Cup Preview
- posted 24 July, 2014  
The destiny of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup could well be decided tonight when champions elect SA Home Loans Durban Collegians travel to Maritzburg to take on FNB UKZN Impi. Five points is all that's needed to clinch the title to end Jonsson College Rovers' eight year stranglehold on the trophy.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 23 July, 2014  
There was much intrigue in the air last week in club rugby circles and with all eyes focused on the build up to the all-important Fidelity Security Premier Division game between home side Amanzimtoti and their visitors log leaders SA Home Loans Durban Collegians, it was great to a lot of supporters around town who were expecting some sort of an upset.
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Fixture Change
- posted 22 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians are on the verge of winning the Fidelity Security Moor Cup after a clinical display from the unbeaten log leaders saw them defeat Amanzimtoti 31-0 on Friday night.
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Please note, diarise and inform all concerned about the changes to the date and times of the following matches: The FIDELITY SECURITY Moor Cup (Premier Division)clash between UKZN Impi and Durban Collegians as well as the Premier Reserves Division (Wylie Cup) matches for the reserve teams, originally schedued for this Saturday (26 July), have been shifted to Thursday 24 July. The seniors kick off at 8.30pm with the reserves at 7pm.

Fidelity Security Moor Cup Wrap
- posted 21 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians are on the verge of winning the Fidelity Security Moor Cup after a clinical display from the unbeaten log leaders saw them defeat Amanzimtoti 31-0 on Friday night.
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KZN claim Girls U18 North Sevens Interprovincial title
- posted 21 July, 2014  
KZN claim Girls U18 North Sevens Interprovincial title KwaZulu-Natal on Saturday cruised to victory in the SARU Girls Under-18 North Sevens Interprovincial competition after toppling the Blue Bulls in the final to remain unbeaten in the two-day series.
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Craven Week Final
- posted 18 July, 2014  
The Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week conculdes today with the final round of matches, a full programme to wrap up another eventful tournament.
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Moor Cup Preview
- posted 17 July, 2014  
This weekend could be critical in the destiny of where the Fidelity Security Moor Cup could be heading. Round 12 gets underway on Friday night and SA Home Loans Durban Collegians are gradually edging their way towards ending Jonsson College Rover's eight-year stranglehold on the trophy.
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SWD, KZN secure important wins
- posted 17 July, 2014  
SWD on Wednesday continued their fine form on day three of the Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week as they toppled Western Province 38-23 to play their way into a favourable position for a place in the final match of the tournament.
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Important Notice - Fixture Changes
- posted 16 July, 2014  
Please note and advise all concerned of a number of fixtures changes due to the Sharks vs Highlanders match on Saturday at 17:00.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 16 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians came from behind to beat their Maritzburg counterparts 49-17 in the all-Collegians derby on KP 10 in an entertaining afternoon of running rugby last Saturday. Complete with many old boys from both clubs celebrating the day, it was a memorable afternoon of true rugby camaraderie.
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SWD, WP stand out on opening day of Coca-Cola Craven Week
- posted 15 July, 2014  
SWD and Western Province on Monday stood out as two of the top contenders to play for places in the final match of the Under-18 Coca-Cola Craven Week on Saturday as they registered strong starts to the competition at HTS Middelburg in Mpumalanga.
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Round Eleven Fidelity Security Moor Cup Wrap
- posted 14 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans Durban Collegians showed tremendous determination as they overcame a first half deficit to defeat Ricoh Motswako Pmb Collegians 49-17 in round 11 of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup on Saturday. The bonus point victory ensures they remain top of the log on 51 points.
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WP take the honours at Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week
- posted 11 July, 2014  
Western Province on Thursday took the honours as the unofficial champions at the Under-16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week for the third successive time as they registered a convincing 26-11 victory against hosts, the Blue Bulls, at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.
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Moor Cup Preview
- posted 10 July, 2014  
With four rounds of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup remaining, the two leading protagonists cannot afford any slip-ups. SA Home Loans Durban Collegians and Jonsson College Rovers are going to be fighting tooth and nail in the remaining games to get their hands on the championship.
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KZN Bounce Back at Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week
- posted 9 July, 2014  
After a disappointing first day loss to the Golden Lions on Monday, KwaZulu-Natal bounced back to score an emphatic victory over SWD on day two (Tuesday) at the Under-16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week being held at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 9 July, 2014  
The all-Collegians' derby between Durban and Maritzburg at Woodburn Stadium in the capital on Saturday should be an enthralling encounter with the home side having improved tremendously this season. Certainly their performance against the 2013 Fidelity Security champions Jonsson College Rovers a fortnight ago, albeit with a few Sharks players in their lineup, would have left them feeling a lot more confident...
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Exciting start to the Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week
- posted 8 July, 2014  
The Under-16 Coca-Cola Grant Khomo Week started on an exciting note at the Tshwane University of Technology in Pretoria on Monday with a series of big wins and a few close encounters keeping spectators entertained.
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Day Three Wrap
- posted 2 July, 2014  
Day three of the Coca-Cola Under 13 Craven Week, being hosted by Durban's Glenwood High School, saw KZN going down to the Leopards who are one of three sides who have not lost in this year's tournament.
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Day Two Round-up
- posted 2 July, 2014  
Day two of the Coca-Cola Under 13 Craven Week, being hosted by Durban's Glenwood High School, saw KZN suffer a second defeat, going down 14-6 to Boland who remain unbeaten after two rounds.
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Wednesday Column
- posted 2 July, 2014  
SA Home Loans took another big step towards reclaiming the oldest piece of silverware in World Rugby - the priceless Moor Cup - which they have won more times than any other club in the history of the Fidelity Security Premier Division, when they beat a tenacious Varsity College outfit 34-16 after trailing 16-15 at the break.
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Round Ten Fidelity Security Moor Cup Wrap
- posted 30 June, 2014  
A hattrick from winger Kyle Hartley inspired SA Home Loans Durban Collegians to a crucial 34-16 victory over Varsity College in round 10 of the Fidelity Security Moor Cup. Friday night's bonus point victory may well be a season-defining result as it sees the log leaders open up a six point advantage over nearest rivals Jonsson College Rovers with only four rounds of the competition remaining.
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