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Zimbabwean-born activist in Rugby World Cup final

Teddington - The Australia squad heading into the Rugby World Cup final is an eclectic mix, described by coach Michael Cheika as "jokers, lovers, and fighters."David Pocock, the Zimbabwe-born ...Read more

Zimbabwean-born activist in Rugby World Cup final

26 October 2015 | 3144 Views
Teddington - The Australia squad heading into the Rugby World Cup final is an eclectic mix, described by coach Michael Cheika as "jokers, lovers, and fighters."David Pocock, the Zimbabwe-born ...

by AFP

South African rugby referee roused the ire of rugby union fans

19 October 2015 | 4401 Views
Rugby World Cup referee Craig Joubert has roused the ire of rugby union fans after he capped a performance of debatable quality in the Australia-Scotland quarter-final by sprinting off the pitch at ...

by Sean Gibson

South Africa to help develop Zimbabwe rugby

08 October 2015 | 2913 Views
ZIMBABWE club rugby could soon be incorporated into the South African Rugby Union structures with SARU project manager for club rugby Duane Heath expected in the country tomorrow to watch the Northern...

by Staff reporter

England wanted to bribe rugby officials?

05 October 2015 | 2890 Views
London - World Rugby said on Monday it is investigating reports that England coaching staff made an illegal approach to match officials at half-time in their devastating loss by Australia.Acco...

by AFP

Hosts England bombs out of Rugby World Cup 2015

04 October 2015 | 2075 Views
England have been dumped out of the Rugby World Cup after losing 33-13 at Twickenham on Saturday evening.England trailed 17-3 at the break but buoyed by passionate home support launched a stun...

by Staff reporter

Mutawarira versus Ngwenya at 2015 Rugby World Cup

20 September 2015 | 5108 Views
GROUP B will be the main group for Zimbabweans at the 2015 Rugby World Cup that kicks off next week Friday in England.The Group consists of South Africa, United States of America, Samoa, Japan and Sco...

by Ngoni Dapira

Zimbabwe Sables beat Kenya

13 June 2015 | 4982 Views
Zimbabwe 28 - 20 KenyaThe Zimbabwe Sables held their nerves to power to a 28-20 victory over Kenya in an Africa Cup tie played Prince Edward School in Harare today.The Sables started the t...

by Sports reporter

Bulawayo loses out on Sables matches on flimsy reasons

12 April 2015 | 2119 Views
BULAWAYO-BASED fans wishing to watch the Zimbabwe national rugby team's international matches against Kenya and Tunisia will have to travel to Harare as the capital city is hosting the two games....

by Sports reporter

Zimbabwe sevens rugby team storm into semis

28 March 2015 | 1899 Views
The Zimbabwe sevens rugby team stormed into the semi-finals of the Hong Kong Sevens qualifiers on Saturday following a 21-14 quarter-final victory over Brazil.The Cheetahs who ended second...

by Sports reporter

Australian rugby player recalls Zimbabwe's farms violence

11 January 2015 | 4011 Views
THE threats David Pocock's family experienced in Zimbabwe, driven from their family farm as their friends died around them, led to a fear of failure and a fanatical approach to his diet and exercise....

by David Polkinghorne

Kenya loses out to Zimbabwe as CAR Sevens host

06 October 2014 | 1835 Views
Zimbabwe is set to host the Confederation off Africa Rugby Sevens championships.Kenya had expressed interest in hosting the tournament but the continental body awarded it to ZimbabweT...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe-born Godwin makes Wallabies squad

28 August 2014 | 2383 Views
Western Force's Zimbabwean-born Kyle Godwin has been added to the Wallabies' squad in the absence of Pat McCabe, who is set to retire from rugby after suffering another fracture of his neck.M...

by Sports reporter

Zimbabwe rise in IRB rankings

02 July 2014 | 2716 Views
ZIMBABWE'S are on the verge of dislodging rivals Namibia from their current position as Africa's best rugby side after storming back into the top 30 on the International Rugby Board (IRB) rankings rel...

by Staff reporter

'Harare not ideal for trials'

26 March 2014 | 3247 Views
ZIMBABWE Under-18 rugby coach Godwin "Jaws" Murambiwa believes Harare is not the best place to host the provincial trials that are used to select the side that will represent the country at the Craven...

by Paul Munyuki

Meet Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira - Video

25 February 2014 | 3639 Views
Watch a revealing TotalRugby interview with Springbok prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira. ...

by Sports reporter

Emirates to Connect Fans to Rugby World Cups 2015 and 2019

27 January 2014 | 2032 Views
HARARE - Emirates, a global connector of people and places that flies daily from Harare, and Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL), today announced a sponsorship agreement for Rugby World Cup 2015 and 2019 w...

by Ndou Paul

Wallabies star Pocock returns to Zimbabwe

11 September 2013 | 2015 Views
Australia's Zimbabwean-born rugby international David Pocock is on a private visiting to his homeland and has expressed commitment to help the game thrive in the country.The 25-year-old Wallab...

by Staff reporter

Rugby: Zim loses to Kenya

14 July 2013 | 1804 Views
Kenya on Sunday beat Zimbabwe 29-17 in the Confederation of African Rugby Division 1 final in Madagascar.Kenya started off strong against the defending champions racing to a 12-0 lead before a...

by Staff Reporter

Zimbabwe massacre Limpopo Bulls

10 July 2013 | 2492 Views
The Zimbabwe Under 18 rugby team massacred Limpopo Blue Bulls 43-5 to maintain a clean sheet at the Craven Week Rugby Festival on Wednesday.Tawanda Ngosi opened the flood gates, capitalising o...

by Sports reporter

Zimbabwe too strong for SA's Griquas

08 July 2013 | 4227 Views
The 50th Craven Week opened with a bang for the lively Zimbabwe side when they beat Griquas 35-17 at the old Peter Mokaba stadium in Polokwane.The days started with a gentle mattress of mist...

by Rugby365

Bulawayo rugby side involved in road accident

09 June 2013 | 2669 Views
Top Bulawayo-based rugby side Matabeleland Warriors were yesterday involved in a road accident on their way to Harare to fulfil a Lion Lager NRL fixture against Harare Sports Club. The inciden...

by Sports reporter

Takudzwa Ngwenya, in Barbarians XI squad

31 May 2013 | 2325 Views
ZIMBABWE-BORN American Eagles winger, Takudzwa Ngwenya, has been named in the starting line-up of the Barbarians rugby side set to take on the British Lions in Hong Kong tomorrow.The Barbaria...

by Paul Munyuki

'Beast' Mtawarira to establish academy in Zimbabwe

06 May 2013 | 2675 Views
Zimbabwean born South Africa rugby team prop, Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira has reaffirmed his commitment towards ensuring Zimbabwean rugby reaches a higher dimension through the establishment of a rugby a...

by Sports reporter

Quota issue drove Mujati away from South Africa

24 April 2013 | 2229 Views
Former Springbok prop Brian Mujati has admitted that South Africa's quota system prompted him to further his career abroad.Mujati, 28, left South Africa to play for English club Northampton Sa...

by Sports reporter

Delta Beverages launches the National Rugby league

06 April 2013 | 1981 Views
Statement by Maxen Karombo, Delta Corporation's executive director (marketing), at the official launch of the 2013 Lion Lager NRL season.I feel honoured to be with you today sharing with you t...

by Sports reporter

Mbalula blocks Zim born player from playing for Springboks

24 November 2012 | 4604 Views
JOHANNESBURG - South African sports minister Fikile Mbalula has refused to grant the South African Rugby Union (Saru) a special concession to allow Zimbabwean-born prop Brian Mujati to play for the Sp...

by Sports reporter

Zimbabwe Sables rise in latest IRB rugby rankings

17 July 2012 | 1255 Views
The Zimbabwe Sables' recent performance in the Africa Cup and the tri-nations Victoria Cup have left many believing local rugby might just be emerging from the doldrums.The Sables' performanc...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwe Sables crowned African rugby champions

16 July 2012 | 1327 Views
AFRICAN rugby has new champions in the form of the Zimbabwe Sables.The Sables steady progress on the international scene finally brought the African title to Zimbabwe after the national rugby ...

by Sports reporter

Coltart orders an investigation into doping allegations

13 July 2012 | 2252 Views
Education, Arts, Sport and Culture Minister, Senator David Coltart has ordered the Sport and Recreation Commission (SRC) to launch investigations into allegations of doping within the local sport of r...

by Sports reporter

Former Plumtree pupil gets SA rugby scholarship

13 June 2012 | 1585 Views
FORMER national Under-19 team rugby star Biselele Tshamala has been rewarded for his impressive form by his club Varsity College Old Boys who have given him a scholarship to study at Varsity College i...

by Sports Reporter

Mtawarira 'The Beast' demonstrates incredible strength - video

30 May 2012 | 1881 Views
Powerful Zimbabwean born prop Tendai Mtawarira fired a warning to England with an incredible show of strength at the weekend.The Sharks forward stunned players and fans by lifting and holding...

by Sports reporter

The 'Beast' returns for Highlanders fixture

03 May 2012 | 1922 Views
Durban - Sharks and South African rugby crowd-favourite, loosehead prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira, will make his much-awaiting return to the Sharks when he fronts up for Saturday's Vodacom Super Rugby ...

by Sports24

Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira in hospital for a heart condition

28 February 2012 | 1130 Views
Cape Town – Springbok prop Tendai "Beast" Mtawarira is currently being treated in a Cape Town hospital for a heart condition.The popular Sharks player ...

by Staff reporter

Zim born rugby player stars for Scotland

20 February 2012 | 1054 Views
Zimbabwean-born Scottish number 8 David Denton was named man of the match when his team took on England.Schooled in South Africa at Grahamstown, the 22-year-old's performance from the base of...

by Staff reporter

David Pocock flying the Zimbabwean flag in Australia

25 November 2011 | 892 Views
EDUCATION, Sport, Arts and Culture Minister David Coltart has congratulated Zimbabwean born Qantas Wallabies and Western Force flanker David Pocock for being named Western Australia's Young Australian...

by Noel Munzabwa

Chavhanga signs up with a UK team, Newport Gwent Dragons

22 September 2011 | 1065 Views
Zimbabwe born, South African flyer Tonderai Chavhanga has signed up with a South Wales rugby team, Newport Gwent Dragons, the team confirmed on the website.Tonderai Chavhanga was born in Masv...

by Charlotte Moriarty | Matthews Estell

South African white rugby players called Mujati a 'baboon'

27 August 2011 | 799 Views
Johannesburg - The Bulawayo-born and former Springbok tighthead prop Brian Mujati who has earned 12 caps for the Springboks has accused South Africans Heinke van der Merwe and Steven Sykes of making r...

by Sapa

Mugabe honours Zimbabwe rugby team

22 August 2011 | 887 Views
President Robert Mugabe has recognized the efforts of the Zimbabwe Under 19 National Rugby Team which he described as the "unsung heroes" for achieving much victories since 2007 and yet receiving ver...

by Staff reporter

Zimbabwe Sables climbs the IRB Rankings again and again

26 July 2011 | 778 Views
The Zimbabwe Sables, who returned from a successful tour of duty in Kenya with the Victoria Cup, continued their upward surge on the IRB World Rankings after moving three places up from number 38 to ...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwe Sables on a roll, dismiss Kenya in Kenya

24 July 2011 | 774 Views
Zimbabwe claimed revenge over hosts Kenya when they beat them 26-21 to complete their home and away sweep of the Victoria Cup at the the Nyayo National Stadium Saturday.The Sables didn't displ...

by Ndou Paul

Zimbabwe Sables ready for Kenya, departs today

21 July 2011 | 933 Views
THE vastily improved Zimbabwe Sables are confident of maintaining their unbeaten run in the Victoria Cup when they take on Kenya in the final game of the rugby tri-nations tournament in Nairobi on Sa...

by Moyo Roy

Zimbabwean rugby team rises on IRB rankings

19 July 2011 | 957 Views
The Zimbabwe Sables' recent performance in the Africa Cup and the tri-nations Victoria Cup have left many believing local rugby might just be emerging from the doldrums.The Sables' performan...

by Ndou Paul

Young Sables demolish South African rugby team

13 July 2011 | 843 Views
Zimbabwe Under 18 (28) 68 - (0) 3 Border Country DistrictsThe Zimbabwe Under-18 rugby team recorded the biggest win at this year’s Coca-Cola Craven Week tournament following the...

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Zimbabwe Sables demolish the Lions of Kenya

26 June 2011 | 884 Views
Zimbabwe (20) 42 - (5)  24  Kenya ZIMBABWE  SABLES continue to make the nation proud after humiliating the Lions of Kenya in an entertaining Victoria Cup test encounter in fron...

by Nare Msupatsila

Zimbabwe rugby on the rise, Sables reach new high IRB ranking

20 June 2011 | 833 Views
Zimbabwe climbed a further two places in the IRB World Rankings to 40th after a 49-0 victory against Madagascar in the CAR Africa Cup.The rise meant that the Sables have reached a new high s...

by Moyo Roy

Barbarians win against Zimbabwe Under 19

14 April 2011 | 800 Views
ZIMBABWE'S Under-19 rugby yesterday suffered a disappointing 14-21 loss at the hands of visiting British Barbarians Schools at St Johns College with coach Brighton Chivandire giving no excuse for...

by Estel Mathews

Zimbabwe rugby teams ready for the Barbarians

08 April 2011 | 834 Views
Zimbabwe’s junior rugby teams have stepped up preparations for upcoming matches against the visiting British Independent Schools team, the Barbarians....

by Byo24News

British Barbarians to tour Zimbabwe

07 March 2011 | 783 Views
Barbarians, a British rugby side, has confirmed that they will tour Zimbabwe in April to play the Zimbabwe squad preparing for the Junior World Rugby Trophy.Godwin Murambiwa, the Zimbabwe mana...

by Mafu Sithabile

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