Articles Posted in the Events Category

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    Let the Real Games Begin!

    So the pool stages of the Rugby World Cup are officially over and the real competition can start now. The minnow sides had their time to shine but sadly it was all for nothing with the top eight sides on the World rankings managing to either fly or scrape their way to the business end […]

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    Dan Carter Out of Rugby World Cup 2011

    In what must be the biggest casualty of the Rugby World Cup 2011 thus far, Dan Carter has been ruled out of the rest of the tournament. The All Black talisman was today ruled out due to a severe groin injury that was described as a “freak” injury with Carter not having any previous groin […]

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    Eden Park – All Black Fortress

    If you had a chance to have a look at the complete schedule for the World Cup you would’ve have noticed that the All Blacks aren’t taking any chances on where they will be playing their matches. They have made absolutely 100% sure that they play at their favorite venue, Eden Park in Auckland, as […]

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    Big weekend to decide the Rugby World Cup Pools (Including Superbru…)

    So you’ve been playing in our Superbru pool and so far its been pretty much plain sailing. Everyone is sitting on an almost 90% accuracy rate on their predictions with pool leader boards pretty much being decided on Margin Points and the occasional Bonus Point.  The only genuine upset was Ireland beating Australia. There was also been […]

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    Time for Champions League T20

    With the Rugby World Cup getting more exciting as the tournament progresses, the media has been relatively quiet about the start of the Champions League T20. For that reason we at Up and Under decided to keep you informed about all the latest results and news regarding the exciting 6-hitting tournament. Due to the country […]

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    Who says the Boks will play Australia in the Quarter Finals?

    Since the Australian loss to Ireland over the weekend there has been a lot to say in the SA media about the fact that the Boks will now most probably have to play Australia in the quarter final of the Rugby World Cup. Then they’ll have to go on to win New Zealand and lastly […]

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    Springbok team to face Namibia

    The springbok team to face Namibia has been announced. P Divvy made 5 changes from the team that beat Fiji. I’m glad to see that he decided to rest a few players, I’m also glad that Chilliboy and Juan de Jongh are in the squad, but I would’ve preffered them to be in the starting […]

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    Springbok team trivia for the team against Fiji

    Super trivia thanks to Tank Lanning: BOK TEAM STATS & FACTS: The starting lineup has 675 combined caps The oldest player is John Smit (33 Years) The youngest player is Pat Lambie (20 Years) The heaviest player is Gurthrö Steenkamp (122 kg) The lightest player is Juan de Jongh (85 kg) The tallest player is […]

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    Springboks vs Fiji Preview

    P divvy announced a strong team to face the “look like a lock, run like a wing” Fijians. Unlikely that the Boks will go down against them, but we said the same thing against Wales. A big surprise is Bakkies Lazarus Botha. Last week almost had his leg amputated and now he is in the […]

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    Russia vs USA teams

    Russia v USA, Stadium Taranaki, New Plymouth – 09:30 Russia: 15 Igor Klyuchnikov, 14 Vladimir Ostroushko, 13 Konstantin Rachkov, 12 Alexey Makovetskiy, 11 Vasily Artemyev, 10 Yury Kushnarev, 9 Alexander Shakirov, 8 Vyacheslav Grachev, 7 Artem Fatakhov, 6 Andrey Garbuzov, 5 Denis Antonov, 4 Alexander Voytov, 3 Ivan Prishchepenko, 2 Vladislav Korshunov (captain), 1 Sergey […]