WP boss rushed to hospital after stress-related breakdown

2019-05-06 08:11

Stress has seemingly got the better of WP Rugby CEO Paul Zacks, who had to be rushed to hospital following the Stormers' win over the Bulls.

WP Rugby struggling to pay off debt

2019-03-18 09:03

The WP Rugby Union is reportedly struggling to pay back its debt to investment company Remgro.

New job for Thelo Wakefield

2019-02-26 12:43

Former Western Province president Thelo Wakefield has been appointed as the Leopards Rugby Union's new business director.

No top WP Rugby jobs for Treu, Div

2019-02-14 11:00

WP Rugby has no plans to get rid of Gert Smal as director of rugby, while proposed top jobs for Paul Treu and Peter de Villiers also appear unlikely.

Smal to leave WP and join White in Japan?

2019-02-11 07:45

WP Rugby’s director of rugby Gert Smal looks likely to leave the Cape union and join Jake White's Toyota Verblitz club in Japan later this year.

Springbok legend Du Plessis undergoes brain operation

2019-02-06 08:15

Legendary former Springbok and Western Province wing Carel du Plessis has undergone a brain operation.

R60m to lure Kitshoff to England?

2019-01-15 08:55

SA Rugby and Western Province will have to fork out large amounts if they wish to keep Springbok prop Steven Kitshoff in South Africa.

WP Rugby cleared in Treu discrimination investigation

2018-11-29 16:44

WP Rugby announced that an independent investigation found no forms of discrimination related to claims made by Stormers assistant coach Paul Treu.

Wakefield reaches out to Krige over WP role

2018-11-21 13:04

Outgoing WP Rugby president Thelo Wakefield has reached out to Corne Krige after an earlier dispute with the former Springbok captain.

Du Preez: We knew a pressure game would take its toll on WP

2018-10-30 06:56

Sharks coach Robert du Preez lauded his charges for the pressure they put on Western Province in the Currie Cup final.


Paul Treu at centre of fresh WP coaching dispute

2019-04-22 07:27

Paul Treu, who was recently appointed as WP Rugby's Performance and Innovation Manager, has been accused of meddling in the union's team affairs.

Dobson would like Fleck to stay at WP Rugby

2019-03-12 11:18

John Dobson, the man set to take over from Robbie Fleck as Stormers coach, says he would like for the latter to stay on at the union.

Smal to leave WP early, new job for Treu

2019-02-25 10:14

Gert Smal looks set to leave his WP director of rugby post early, while the union has reportedly designed a new position for Paul Treu.

Power struggle in WP Rugby escalates

2019-02-11 10:02

The power struggle inside the WP Rugby Union has reportedly escalated.

WP playing staff post-2018: stripped to shell?

2019-02-08 14:02

The likely flight of top players from embattled WP Rugby at the end of 2019 could be considerably more pronounced than some anticipate, writes Rob Houwing.

WP Rugby strife is very much SA’s, too

2019-01-29 13:10

Rob Houwing says the deepening rugby ructions at Newlands, if not handled deftly, could have wider ramifications in the South African game.

Toulon boss met secretly with Etzebeth in Paris

2018-12-14 09:15

Eben Etzebeth’s deal with French club Toulon was finalised on the Springboks’ year-end tour to Europe.

Stormers, WP ‘paramount’ for hot-seat hopeful Jooste

2018-11-22 12:25

A strong focus on the professional teams and improvement of the match-day experience would be key pillars of a Peter Jooste presidency at WP. Rob Houwing reports …

25% Stormers pay cut fear rocks Newlands

2018-11-14 08:01

There could be far-reaching consequences for the professional arm of crisis-torn WP Rugby after the presidential election this month, write Rob Houwing and Lloyd Burnard.

WP coach Dobson rues lineout implosion

2018-10-29 13:04

Western Province coach John Dobson says their troubles at lineout time cost them in the Currie Cup final defeat to the Sharks.

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