Currie Cup still has a kick

12-08-2012 Cape Town - The Currie Cup is like the boxer who takes a terrible pounding but, fuelled by astonishing levels of pride, simply refuses to crash to the canvas. Why, we may have seen just enough quality in the first round of the compressed, increasingly marginalised 2012 competition to suggest that

Brumbies win final trial over ACT XV

February 18, 2012 The Brumbies will start the Super Rugby season on a positive after winning their final trial in emphatic fashion over an ACT XV on Thursday. An under-strength Brumbies outfit started slowly at Canberra's Greenway Oval, but managed to extend a 24-0 halftime lead to finish up comprehensive 66-0 victors. But