Articles tagged 'peter de villiers'

More teams for Gold Cup 23 October 2018 HARARE - Africa's premier international rugby competition, the Gold Cup will have eight teams next year from the usual six according to the Rugby Afrique. Zimbabwe was on the verge of relegation to the second tier Silver Cup competition after a difficult 2018 Gold Cup campaign under new coach ...
Time to start RWC 2023 preps 23 August 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers has had mixed fortunes in his first season in charge of the national rugby team. The former Springboks coach was appointed in February this year just three month before the start of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup campaign. This year's Gold Cup compet...
De Villers slams World Rugby 21 August 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villers, had no kind words for World Rugby after watching his side secure their Rugby Afrique Gold Cup status with a crucial win over Uganda at the weekend. Zimbabwe went into the match against the Cranes at the Kyadondo Rugby Grounds needing nothing short of vic...
ZRU makes Sables changes 13 July 2018 HARARE - Following the Sables' poor start in the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup, the Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU) has made a number of changes in their technical and management structures. Zimbabwe started their campaign to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup finals to be held in Japan with a 23-2...
Sloppy Sables held by Morocco 17 June 2018 Zimbabwe..................(14) 23 Morocco.....................(16) 23 HARARE - Zimbabwe's quest to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup suffered a major blow when the Sables were held to a disappointing home draw by Morocco in a Rugby Afrique Gold Cup match yesterday. The Sables made so ...
De Villiers wants to win hearts 14 June 2018 HARARE - Sables coach Peter de Villiers (PDV) is hoping to win the hearts of local rugby fans by striking the right chords in Zimbabwe's opening Rugby Afrique Gold Cup encounter against Morocco at Harare Sports Club this Saturday. Zimbabwe needs to win the Gold Cup in order to qualify for the ...
Sables begin camp 8 June 2018 HARARE - The Zimbabwe national rugby side will begin their final camp on Sunday ahead of the 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup opener against Morocco at Harare Sports Club on June 16. This will be Peter de Villiers' first Test in charge of the Sables after his appointment in February this year. T...
De Villiers now believes 7 June 2018 HARARE - With just over a week before the Sables take on Morocco in their first 2018 Rugby Afrique Gold Cup match, coach Peter de Villiers is convinced his side is now ready for the battle to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan. The Sables take on the North Africans at Harare Sports ...
Bangladesh for Dairibord Rugby Festival 13 April 2018 HARARE - Bangladesh are set to provide an international feel to this year's edition of the Dairibord Schools Rugby Festival together with a host of regional teams when the tournament roars to life on April 29 to May 5. Prince Edward School the usual venue, will host the rugby extravaganza that...
De Villiers in line for ZRU 6 October 2014 HARARE - Former Springboks coach Peter de Villiers headlines a list of illustrious rugby personalities who have expressed their desire to take over the vacant post of Technical Director at the Zimbabwe Rugby Union (ZRU), the Daily News has learnt. The post became vacant after Liam Middleton re...
De Villiers hopes he left a mark in Zim 22 April 2014 HARARE - Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers hopes his visit to Zimbabwe has left an indelible mark on the lives of the teenagers he mentored during his week-long coaching stint in the country. De Villiers, the non-white man to coach the Boks, having guided South Africa between 2008 and 2...
De Villiers joins fellow greats in Harare 16 April 2014 HARARE - Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers jetted into Harare yesterday afternoon for the Dairibord Kyros Rugby Academy Week, which has also brought into the country ex-All Black boss John Mitchell and Bok hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle. The series of lectures and coaching clinics by the wor...