Rugby Union News & Opinions

The Sport Freak rugby blog brings you the best rugby news and opinion pieces, we are an independent publication thus we can say it like it is, no political correctness, no sugar coating, just cold hard facts! In this section we focus primarily on international rugby events, news and opinion pieces. Now go on and give your brain some much needed exercise, dig in and enjoy!

Suggested New Super Rugby Format

Super Rugby needs immediate change or the competition will end in bankruptcy with dwindling viewing numbers. Here is what is wrong and what needs to be done

Worlds Top 10 Greatest Rugby Stadiums

What makes a great rugby staduim? Is it simply the atmosphere that it ignites on match day, the history of the stadium, the intimidating nature, the local fans, stadium capacity,…

Why Is New Zealand Rugby So Good?

Have you ever wondered why New-Zealand rugby is so damn good, what contributes to the fact that the All Blacks are not only the best rugby team, but the most successful sports…

Super Rugby Not So Super Anymore

Now that the Super Rugby group stages are drawing to a close, it is probably a good time to look back and see whether the monstrous 18-team tournament has been a…

South Africa Lucky To Escape

Did you watch the New-Zealand, Wales match? If not, watch it and then quiver in fear! Currently the largest winning margin for New Zealand against South Africa is a 36-point…

Are You Kidding Me – Take 2

We bring you the craziest, stupidest and most bizarre actions, comments and whatever else we can think of.from the past weeks South African rugby developments