Rugby 4.9.2018 04:33 pm

We don’t want to see high scores like this, says Lions defence guru

Joey Mongalo admits though that rules and expectations are influencing the possibly lopsided scores seen in the Currie Cup to date.

Lions defence coach Joey Mongalo feels conflicted over the high scores that have characterised the Currie Cup to date.

We don’t want to see high scores like this, says Lions defence guru
We don’t want to see high scores like this, says Lions defence guru

We don’t want to see high scores like this, says Lions defence guru

Joey Mongalo admits though that rules and expectations are influencing the possibly lopsided scores seen in the Currie Cup to date.

Pocket rocket Kolbe ‘deserves’ Springbok chance
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Pocket rocket Kolbe ‘deserves’ Springbok chance

National assistant coach Matt Proudfoot had glowing praise for the diminutive fullback, who played under him at the Stormers too.
Currie Cup wrap: ‘Special’ Hacjivah dazzles, Sharks lack bite
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Currie Cup wrap: ‘Special’ Hacjivah dazzles, Sharks lack bite

The Lions and their Durban-based foes both picked up vital away victories but they didn’t have it easy.
Springboks wave goodbye to experimentation
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Springboks wave goodbye to experimentation

Rassie Erasmus’ underwhelming start as national coach means winning is now the No 1 priority for the rest of the Rugby Championship.
Rassie doesn’t want to coach the Bulls too!
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Rassie doesn’t want to coach the Bulls too!

An earlier report alleged the Springbok coach wanted to add to his already full plate by mentoring the embattled franchise in next year’s Super Rugby campaign.
Dayimani magic guides Lions to narrow derby win
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Dayimani magic guides Lions to narrow derby win

The dynamic eighthman proves the difference between the two neighbours as the Blue Bulls rue some soft moments.
Sharks edge valiant Cheetahs
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Sharks edge valiant Cheetahs

Despite struggling for depth, the Free Staters punch above their weight against more fancied opponents.
Province make a statement with fine win in Lowveld
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Province make a statement with fine win in Lowveld

John Dobson’s troops play some delightful counterattacking rugby in subduing the gritty Pumas.
European excursion: Your quick Pro14 guide
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European excursion: Your quick Pro14 guide

The Cheetahs and Southern Kings are back in action but look set to both endure pretty tough seasons.
Springboks surprise with Kolbe for tour Down Under
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Springboks surprise with Kolbe for tour Down Under

The former Stormers and Blitzboks star is plying his trade in France currently.
The fork in the road that determines South African rugby’s survival
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The fork in the road that determines South African rugby’s survival

Eight franchises on Thursday must vote on a new, radical contracting model that will need to help stop the bleeding of money.
Kotze calls for Bulls patience
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Kotze calls for Bulls patience

The influential centre believes the men from Loftus shouldn’t be panicking after their loss in Durban last week.
Hacjivah Dayimani has a licence to thrill at the Lions
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Hacjivah Dayimani has a licence to thrill at the Lions

The well-spoken eighthman has the same qualities as his regular captain Warren Whiteley but wants to learn from all his teammates.
Four major problem positions for the Springboks
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Four major problem positions for the Springboks

If national coach Rassie Erasmus thought he had most of his combinations nailed before the tour to Australasia, the Mendoza fiasco would’ve changed his tune.
Sanzaar aims to finalise Super Rugby plans in November
Super Rugby

Sanzaar aims to finalise Super Rugby plans in November

The decisions reached in London will be crucial to the survival of Super Rugby, which has struggled with dwindling viewers amid constant tinkering with its format.
Brutally honest Rassie says Springboks were ’embarrassing’
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Brutally honest Rassie says Springboks were ’embarrassing’

The national coach takes first and foremost the blame for his troops’ substandard performance in Mendoza.
Springbok player ratings: Messy in Mendoza
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Springbok player ratings: Messy in Mendoza

There was a precious little number of candidates that could redeem a Springbok side that had a poor day at the office.
Passionate Pumas teach clumsy Springboks a harsh lesson
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Passionate Pumas teach clumsy Springboks a harsh lesson

Coach Rassie Erasmus’ revolution is given a major reality check in Mendoza as his troops show they have a far way to go.
Relentless Sharks counter punch their way to a fine victory
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Relentless Sharks counter punch their way to a fine victory

Pote Human’s infuriating Blue Bulls very much prove their own worst enemies against a slick home side.
Classy Skosan shows he hungers for a Bok place in Lions win
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Classy Skosan shows he hungers for a Bok place in Lions win

The winger scores a hat-trick in his side’s Currie Cup opener against Griquas as the men from Doornfontein show their intent.
Lions hope to unleash another Welkom local with a huge boot
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Lions hope to unleash another Welkom local with a huge boot

South African rugby was very much familiar the deadly aim of Eric Herbert for the best part of almost two decades. Now one of his proteges is ready to make his mark.
Springboks ‘win’ a club-v-country battle with Faf
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Springboks ‘win’ a club-v-country battle with Faf

That said, this ‘war’ seemed to be a pretty friendly one…
Pumas see the lighter side of Springbok clash
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Pumas see the lighter side of Springbok clash

But the South Africans are all business ahead of this weekend’s clash in Mendoza.
Sharks the bearer of bad news on Springboks’ flanker depth
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Sharks the bearer of bad news on Springboks’ flanker depth

The Durbanites, and by extension Rassie Erasmus, is an influential young flanker short for the next two months at least.
Springboks take a gamble with their flankers
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Springboks take a gamble with their flankers

Coach Rassie Erasmus drops a known scavenger in Marco van Staden for a bigger ball-carrier against Argentina. But will the match follow that course?

 

 

 

 

 

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