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Ebersohn extends Perth stay

2014-11-21 09:41

Flyhalf Sias Ebersohn has extended his stay with the Western Force after recommitting to the franshise for a further three seasons.

Mafi leaves Leicester for Force

2014-08-15 12:37

Forward Steve Mafi has left the Leicester Tigers to join the Force for the next two Super Rugby seasons.

Force too good for Reds

2014-07-05 13:31

The Force have kept their dream season alive with victory over the Reds in their Vodacom Super Rugby clash in Perth.

Rampant Blues crush Force

2014-06-28 15:28

The Blues have crushed the Force in their cross-Tasman Super Rugby clash in Perth to keep their slim tournament hopes alive.

SA duo in Oz Team of the Week

2014-05-27 14:48

South Africans Wilhelm Steenkamp and Jacques Potgieter feature in this past weekend's Australian Super Rugby Team of the Week.

As it happened: Force v Lions

2014-05-24 11:00

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on today's Super Rugby match between the Force and Lions in Perth.

Steenkamp starts against Lions

2014-05-22 11:08

South African lock Wilhelm Steenkamp will return to the Western Force starting line-up for their Super Rugby clash against the Lions.

As it happened: Stormers v Force

2014-05-17 19:00

Scoring and commentary on the Super Rugby match between the Stormers and Force.

Young gun debuts at Newlands

2014-05-15 13:32

Twenty-year-old Luke Burton will make his Super Rugby debut at inside centre when the Western Force tackle the Stormers at Newlands.

Pilferers’ paradise at Newlands?

2014-05-13 23:08

Watch your wallet: there could be some ace “thieves” at Newlands, writes Rob Houwing.

Boks will be strong - Foley

2014-05-13 09:05

SA's Super Rugby teams may be struggling, but that doesn't mean the Boks will follow a similar trend, says Force coach Michael Foley.

Force blow Cheetahs away

2014-05-10 19:12

The Western Force maintained a half-time lead to beat the Cheetahs in their Super Rugby clash in Bloemfontein.

Sias 'good enough' for Tests

2014-05-08 12:04

Cheetahs backline coach Hawies Fourie believes Force flyhalf Sias Ebersohn is good enough to play international rugby.

As it happened: Force v Bulls

2014-04-26 13:30

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on today's Super Rugby match between the Force and Bulls in Perth.

‘Spy game’ continues for Bulls

2014-04-24 14:30

For a second week in a row, the Bulls have to combat a South African informer when they play the Force in Perth, writes Rob Houwing.

Force wary of Matfield factor

2014-04-24 07:45

The Western Force are wary of the threat that veteran Bulls lock Victor Matfield could pose in their Super Rugby encounter in Perth.

Ebersohn the 'in-form 10'

2014-04-15 07:42

On current form, Sias Ebersohn is currently the best SA flyhalf in the S15 competition, says former Bok pivot Braam van Straaten.

Cummins hat-trick sinks 'Tahs

2014-04-12 13:41

A hat-trick of tries from Nick Cummins was instrumental in the Force's dominant victory over the Waratahs in Perth.

Force shock Chiefs in thriller

2014-03-22 14:53

The Western Force have pulled off a major upset as they narrowly defeated the Chiefs in their Super Rugby clash in Perth.

McCalman out for two weeks

2014-03-18 08:09

Force forward Ben McCalman has been suspended for two weeks for a dangerous lifting tackle Highlanders prop Kane Hames.

Ben McCalman cited for tackle

2014-03-15 15:51

Force eighthman Ben McCalman has been cited for alleged foul play during his team's Super Rugby match against the Highlanders.

Force bag another SA player

2014-01-09 07:44

The Force have announced the signing of Sharks loose forward Brynard Stander - the eighth South African on their books.

Arthur linked with rugby role

2013-08-28 07:45

Ex-Proteas and Australia cricket coach Mickey Arthur is in preliminary talks with Super Rugby outfit, the Force, about a possible job.

WP prop to join Force

2013-06-25 09:12

Western Province prop Chris Heiberg has signed a deal to play for Australian Super Rugby franchise, the Force.

Waratahs too good for Force

2013-06-09 10:11

The Waratahs have kept their faint Super Rugby playoff hopes alive after convincingly beating the Force in Perth.

 

Ex-Bull on life in Australia

2014-10-07 15:05

Former Blue Bulls lock Wilhelm Steenkamp, who's currently based in Perth with the Western Force, on life Down Under.

Force lose McMeniman

2014-07-07 09:42

The Force will be without their Wallaby backrower Hugh McMeniman for this weekend's crunch Super Rugby match with the Brumbies.

'Honey Badger' quits Australia

2014-07-04 08:10

Wallaby and Force wing Nick Cummins will play for Japanese club Coca Cola West Red Sparks from next year.

Crusaders march past Force

2014-05-30 11:29

The Crusaders have withstood a determined challenge from the Force to win their Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.

Lions tamed by the Force

2014-05-24 14:08
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Captain Matt Hodgson has scored his second double of the season to help the Force beat the Lions in their Super Rugby clash.

Force get Mathewson boost

2014-05-23 07:40

Western Force received a major boost when they announced a new two-year deal for former All Blacks scrumhalf Alby Mathewson.

Wholesale changes for Lions

2014-05-22 09:16

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has made several changes to his team to face the Western Force in Perth.

'First class' Force at Newlands

2014-05-16 07:45

Force coach Michael Foley remains wary of the Stormers and says they have to produce a first class performance to win at Newlands.

Ebersohn dreams of Test rugby

2014-05-14 11:32

Western Force flyhalf Sias Ebersohn says he has a burning desire to play Test rugby and wouldn't mind if it's not for his country of birth.

No point coming home, Sias

2014-05-13 14:10

A move back to the Cheetahs may NOT be the wisest move for current on-fire Western Force flyhalf, Sias Ebersohn.

Kiwi ref for Newlands clash

2014-05-12 10:30

New Zealander Chris Pollock will be the referee when the Stormers host the Force in a Super Rugby clash at Newlands this Saturday.

As it happened: Cheetahs v Force

2014-05-10 19:00

Scoring and commentary on the Super Rugby match between the Cheetahs and Force.

Bulls tour ends in damp squib

2014-04-26 13:36
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The Bulls have lost against the Western Force in Perth to finish off a miserable overseas tour without a win.

Force ready for SA challenge

2014-04-25 17:00

The Western Force are bracing for four consecutive Super Rugby matches against South African opposition.

Force duo back for Bulls duel

2014-04-24 09:31

Sam Wykes and Jayden Hayward will return to the starting line-up when the Western Force tackle the Bulls.

Rebels end Force's win streak

2014-04-18 13:23

The Rebels have ended the Force's five-match win-streak with victory in their Australian Conference Super Rugby clash.

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The Honey Badger's hat-trick

2014-04-14 08:05

Watch Nick "The Honey Badger" Cummins score a hat-trick against the Waratahs.

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Force shock Reds in thriller

2014-04-05 12:56

A late try by the Force has seen the Perth-based side shock the Reds in their Vodacom Super Rugby Australian derby in Brisbane.

Leyds heading back to WP

2014-03-19 11:50

Western Province have managed to lure fullback Dillyn Leyds back from Australian Super Rugby franchise, the Western Force.

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Watch a post match interview with Nick Cummins after the win against the Highlanders.

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Force maul Rebels in Perth

2014-03-08 12:24

The Force have convincingly beaten the Melbourne Rebels in their Vodacom Super Rugby match at the Perth Oval.

O'Connor to deal with 'humility'

2013-10-14 10:30

The Force may yet offer exiled James O'Connor a contract for next season, but they'd like him to deal with his "humility" issues.

Force hunt more WP talent

2013-08-16 10:15

Australian Super Rugby outfit, the Force, are eager to lure more Western Province players to Perth for next season.

Force snap up Bulls lock

2013-06-20 11:22

Australian Super Rugby franchise, the Force, have announced the signing of Bulls lock Wilhelm Steenkamp.

Force hold off Highlanders

2013-05-25 13:29

The Force have beaten the Highlanders in their largely forgettable bottom of the table Super Rugby clash in Perth.

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