Articles tagged 'gold cup'

Sportivo end season unbeaten 28 August 2018 HARARE -  Harare Sports Club (HSC) coach Daniel Hondo and his charges are basking in glory after ending the 2018 National Rugby League season unbeaten with a 26-14 home win over Old Georgians (OGs) on Saturday. Sportivo managed to score four tries through fullback Tadius Hwata, wing Takudzwa F...
Tunisia Rugby slams Sables 5 July 2018 HARARE - In a surprising turn of events, the Tunisia Rugby Union (TRU) has unashamedly denounced the behaviour of the Sables players after they refused to take board in a “substandard hotel”. The Sables are scheduled to take on Tunisia in a 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup match on Saturday. [Ad...
Captain Denford rallies Sables 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables captain Denford Mutamangira believes Zimbabwe have a good chance of winning the 2018 rugby Afrique Gold Cup and qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup to be held in Japan. The Sables kick-off their 2018 Gold Cup campaign with a home tie against the unknown quantity in Morocco at ...
De Villiers names five debutants 16 June 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers has included five debutants in the team to face Morocco in the first game of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup at Harare Sports Club Saturday. De Villiers, who will also be taking charge of his first Test since his appointment in February this year, includ...
Sables commend training camp 18 May 2018 HARARE – The Sables believe they have covered ground during their just-ended two-day training camp at Falcon College in Esigodini this week. Zimbabwe were using the training camp as part of their preparations for the forthcoming 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup campaign which starts next month. ...
OGs in nerve-wrecking defeat 26 September 2017 HARARE - Old Georgians coach Grant Mitchell watched in disbelief as his side fell to Pretoria champions QBR in a Gold Cup League match at OGs Sports Club in Harare on Saturday. The Gold Cup is the South African Rugby's flagship league of non-university clubs and also features club rugby champi...
Gardner Nechironga threat for OGs 9 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe Gold Cup representatives Old Georgians (OGs) risk being deflated by one of their own when they take on South African side Raiders this afternoon at OGs Sports Club in Groombridge. Kick-off is 3pm. Former Sables speedster and Zambezi Cheetahs utility back Gardner Nechironga...
OGs begin Gold Cup hunt 7 September 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe rugby representatives Old Georgians (OGs) will begin their Gold Cup campaign with a home tie against Raiders of South Africa in Harare on Saturday. The Gold Cup is South Africa Rugby's flagship three-nation champions' league of non-university clubs. After participating in ...
Sables remain in Gold Cup but... 7 August 2017 HARARE - Zimbabwe rugby breathed a sigh of relief after the Sables retained their Rugby Afrique Gold Cup status by the skin of their teeth following another 38-12 defeat to Uganda on Saturday. But questions remain whether the current set-up can pull the sport out of its current predicament and...
Middleton offers Sables help 3 August 2017 HARARE – Zimbabwean rugby coach Liam Middleton, who has coached the sport in various parts of the world, is open to assisting the Sables reclaim their past glory following recent dismal performances. The former Canada 7s coach is currently coaching a local school in between media work and perf...
Sables safe for now 3 August 2017 HARARE – With only one win from four matches, the Zimbabwe national 15s rugby team will most likely retain their Rugby Afrique Gold Cup status for next season. The Sables left for Kampala last night for Saturday's final round robin match against Uganda to be held at the Kyadondo Rugby Club. ...
Mandizha's tribute to Cde Chinx 29 June 2017 HARARE  – Sables lock Witness Mandizha paid tribute to the late musician and war veteran Dick Chingaira aka Cde Chinx during Zimbabwe's Rugby Afrique Gold Cup victory over Senegal in Dakar last Saturday. Cde Chinx passed away on June 17 after a long battle with cancer and was buried in Harare ...
Flying start for Sables 27 June 2017 HARARE – The Sables got their 2017 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup campaign to a positive start with a 16-28 win over Senegal in Dakar on Saturday. Zimbabwe had to come from behind to win the match as they were trailing 13-6 at halftime. Hilton Mudariki, Takudzwa Kumadiro and Stephan Hunduza managed...
Sables expect tough Senegal game 23 June 2017 HARARE - Sables coach Cyprian Mandenge says he anticipates a physical encounter against Senegal in their first match of the 2017 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup away in Dakar tomorrow. The Zimbabwe national rugby team left Harare early yesterday morning and were scheduled to arrive at 3pm giving them a...
OGs name unchanged side 10 October 2016 HARARE - Old Georgians coach Grant Mitchell has named an unchanged side for today's Saru Gold Cup match against unbeaten Pool C leaders Siyaya Brakpan at the Bosman Stadium this afternoon. Mitchell decided to go with the same starting XV which emerged 38-22 victorious last weekend at home agai...
Old Georgians on the road 10 October 2016 HARARE - Zimbabwe rugby side Old Georgians, wind up their Saru Gold Cup campaign when they travel to Brakpan, South Africa to face Siyaya Brakpan at the Bosman Stadium this weekend. The Zimbabweans go into tomorrow's match high on confidence following last weekend's home 38-22 win over Durban ...
OGs seal Gold Cup berth 29 May 2016 HARARE - As widely expected Old Georgians (OGs) have won the right to represent Zimbabwe at this year's Saru Gold Cup in South Africa after defeating Old Hararians (OH) 39-20 in the final qualifier here yesterday. OH missing several key players due to injuries and work commitments did well to ...
Gold Cup final explodes 28 May 2016 HARARE - A Zimbabwean rugby side will emerge with the rights to represent the country in the 2016 Saru Gold Cup tournament in South Africa after today's final between Old Georgians and Old Haririans. The Gold Cup is a tournament played by non-university rugby union clubs in South Africa and th...
Gold Cup heads to Harare 27 May 2016 HARARE - The 2016 Saru Gold Cup trophy heads for Harare this weekend and is set to be on display during the final pitting Old Georgians against Old Hararians at OGs Sports Club on Saturday. Saru project manager for club rugby, Duane Health, will arrive with the trophy later this week. The w...
Sportivo sneak into Gold Cup semis 18 May 2016 HARARE - Harare Sports Club sneaked into the semi-finals of the local rugby qualifiers for the South African Gold Cup after defeating Old Johannians 33-19 in a Harare Rugby League match at Morris Depot on Saturday. Sportivo now face log leaders Old Georgians in a semi-final encounter to be hos...