Swartbooi wants to continue UJ rugby legacy
Dewey Swartbooi is ready to continue a strong rugby legacy at the University of Johannesburg after being appointed as the Varsity Cup team’s head coach for 2019. The former Boland and Bulls centre takes over from Werner Janse van Rensburg, who enjoyed considerable success in his time as the... Read more
Madibaz star receives national sevens contract
Madibaz sevens rugby star Eloise Webb is ready to take her career to the next level after being awarded a Springbok contract last month for the first time. The 22-year-old Nelson Mandela University education student, who lives in Summerstrand, Port Elizabeth, is set to finish her course this year... Read more
Hard work pays off for University of Johannesburg rugby star
Rugby star Wian Conradie says hard work was the key to success during his five years at the University of Johannesburg after recently being recognised for his dedication on and off the field. At the varsity’s annual awards gala function in October the 24-year-old Namibian was voted UJ’s student-athlete... Read more
Springbok wing hopes to inspire others
Former University of Johannesburg star and current Springbok player Aphiwe Dyantyi hopes his meteoric rise to stardom will provide inspiration for young rugby players coming through the ranks to follow in his footsteps. The 24-year-old wing shot to prominence this year with a series of stunning performances for the... Read more
Thando Manana is new president of Madibaz Rugby Club
Thando Manana’s passion for rugby will stand him in good stead as he throws his weight behind a campaign to put the pride back into Madibaz rugby. The former Springbok flank was recently elected president of the Madibaz Rugby Club, taking over the hot seat at a time when... Read more
A new generation: Professional rugby players who study full time
A new generation of rugby players are establishing themselves in the professional era: Those who study AND play rugby full time. This is a much-needed development, as Netwerk24 recently reported that SA Rugby is set to adopt a new contracting system that could reduce the country’s number of professional players by more... Read more
A legendary victory against TUKS
On the eve of the much-anticipated Springbok match against New Zealand, our South African Rugby Legends added additional excitement with an impressive and legendary win of 77-7 against the Tuks Rugby Legends. This is an annual event on SARLA’s calendar and was held at the rugby grounds of the... Read more