February 22, 2013 in Uncategorized
Little bit of this and a little bit of that.
JC Janse van Rensburg signed with Bayonne?
According to iol JC Janse van Rensburg signed with French club Bayonne for the Top 14 next season. He is expected to join Bayonne in August. Bad news for the Lions if true.
According to Lionsworld:
JC’s agent just posted this message on twitter:
This is to confirm JCJansevanRensburg has not signed at Bayonne. He simply has an offer. Decision tbc 30 May
Professor Jake White
First a World Cup, then an ACT Brumbies revival and now a professor – Jake White is going back to his teaching roots to boost the University of Canberra’s bid to be known as the best sporting university in Australia.
White will be announced on Thursday as an adjunct professor at the university where the Brumbies coach will give lectures, help with course development and add technical expertise to the new sporting hub at Bruce.
Peter Grant back at the Stormers
Beeld reports that Peter Grant will joining the Stormers on Monday. Although he has been back in Cape Town earlier already his Japanese club contract didn’t allow him to join up with the Stormers earlier.
Rugby Showdown 2013
Rugby Showdown 2013 will be the inaugural event played between The Golden Lions from South Africa and a North American All Stars team consisting of players based in USA and Canada.
13 April: Fullerton, California
20 April: Vancouver, Canada
Visit the Rugby Showdown web site
Visit and “Like” the Rugby Showdown Facebook page
New Rugby scrum engagement trialed
The IRB Pacific Rugby Cup 2013 will provide the backdrop for a revised scrum engagement trial featuring props binding on the “touch” call.
Sea Shepherd’s ships confront Japanese whalers in the Antarctic
Ref cam trials
Ref Chris Pollock will use the ref cam during the Reds vs Waratahs game on Saturday. This should give us some interesting views on some of the ref decisions.
That sinking feeling:
Pick up lines and putdowns