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!

Evaluating Current Springbok Squad 2016

The Springboks are playing disgraceful rugby at the moment, and while we have thrown much criticism towards the coaching staff, we have yet to do a thorough examination of the…

Likely Springbok Team To Face Ireland

Crunch time for Allister Coetzee to pick a Springbok squad is coming ever closer and players’ time to impress is becoming less and less this is the Sport Freaks likely team to face Ireland, a look in the crystal ball

Choosing The Next Springbok Flyhalf

As was expected Allister Coetzee has been appointed the new Springbok coach, should it not have been Johan Ackermann? Just asking, taking nothing away from Coetzee since he has a…

The South African All Blacks

In light of the recent announcement made by the South African sports ministry and keeping inline with the new South African selection policy based on race and quota fulfillment over…

Can USA rugby ever be competitive?

Can USA rugby ever be competitive? By competitive I mean not breaking into the top 10, of the world rankings and giving teams like Scotland (No offense Scottish fans) a…

Will The Stormers Choke Again?

WILL THE STORMERS CHOKE AGAIN, IN SUPER RUGBY 2016? As we are approaching the halfway mark of the Super Rugby tournament for 2016 (can you believe it?) the Stormers are…