Varsity Cup

It’s staring us in the face – Jake

JAKE WHITE says the foundation of the All Blacks’ sustained success is no secret to SA rugby – it’s right in our back yard and on TV every Monday night.  READ MORE

Jake White

Junior Boks in Varsity Cup?

The Junior Boks must spar in SA’s best youth comp to prepare for the annual world U20 championship, writes BRENDEN NEL. READ MORE

Brenden Nel

Who to coach Cheetahs?

BIG DEBATE: With Franco Smith reportedly set to accept an offer to join Italy, the AOR team debates who should take over as Cheetahs head coach. READ MORE

Big Debate

Golden era beckons for Maties

FRESH TAKE: If Maties successfully defend their Varsity Cup title this season, ANGUS OPPERMAN says the trophy won’t be leaving Stellenbosch for years to come. READ MORE

Angus Opperman

Varsity Cup ditches Power Play

Known to flirt with tinkering instead of tailoring in the name of innovation, in ditching the Power Play, Varsity Cup have shelved one of its more farcical of tinkerings. READ MORE

All Out Rugby

SA Super when Currie Cup strong

Super Rugby’s expansion demolished the Currie Cup, STEPHEN NELL says it’s imperative that South Africa lays down the law when SANZAAR meet to discuss competition format. READ MORE

Stephen Nell

Power Play is pointless

FRESH TAKE: The Varsity Cup’s Power Play gets a mixed review from DAWIE BOONZAAIER who lauds innovation but questions the value of a ploy that has no application to professional rugby.  READ MORE

Dawie Boonzaaier

Maties send Tuks to the basement

VARSITY CUP WRAP: In a rematch of the 2017 Varsity Cup final, Maties beat defending champions Tuks 24-16 in Stellenbosch on Monday night. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Tuks lose again, Ikeys scrum rules PE

VARSITY CUP: In Round 2 action on Monday night, defending champions Tuks fell into a two-match slump with a 25-19 reverse against Wits while UCT bounced back with a 27-17 win against Madibaz.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Varsity Cup starts with a bang

The 2018 Varsity Cup competition kicked off with a shock result as Shimlas ambushed defending champions Tuks on Monday night, while Pukke steamrolled CUT and Wits came back to edge UCT in Cape Town. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

VC power play: Innovation or Gimmickry?

As the Varsity Cup enters it’s second decade, there has been much debate around the introduction of a PowerPlay that will see teams forced to play with 13 players.  READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer

Steinhoff continue rugby retreat

Following their withdrawal from the Varsity Cup, Steinhoff International have confirmed that they will no longer be sponsoring any seven a side rugby in South Africa. READ MORE

All Out Rugby Staff Writer