Smith wins 2023/24 VURC Golden Boot Award

  Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Chris Smith has added his name to the Vodacom United Rugby Championship Awards roll of honour by collecting the Gilbert Golden Boot prize for the 2023/24 season. Smith is amongst two other winners, Alessandro Izekor who takes this season’s Tackle Machine and Jamie Ritchie who is the season’s Turnover King. The […]

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Wide appeal for Vodacom URC as eyes of Five Nations focus on play-offs

  There will be several historic firsts as the latest edition of the Vodacom United Rugby Championship transitions from a spellbinding league finish into a Finals Series on Friday that will have wider appeal from a geographical viewpoint than ever before. For the first time, all five participating nations will feature in the eight-team Quarter-Final […]

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Smith notches up 50th league cap as the herd remains unchanged for round 18

Chris Smith will notch up his 50th Vodacom United Rugby Championship cap when his team runs out for round 18 of the 2023/24 season on Saturday 1 June at the Hollywoodbets Kings Park Stadium, in Durban. Chris Smith on point for 50th cap Vodacom Bulls remain unchanged from round 18 Johan Grobbelaar swaps positions with […]

Loftus to host 2023/24 quarterfinal – opponents yet to be confirmed

  The Vodacom Bulls’ bonus point nine-try victory over the weekend against Benetton has solidified a Vodacom United Rugby Championship top-four finish for Jake White’s herd with still a round to play. That means Loftus will host the quarterfinal match on the weekend of 07/08 June 2024. The only question still left to be answered […]

Grobbies to remain a Bull beyond 2026

The Vodacom Bulls have secured the services of front rower, Johan Grobbelaar for another three years. Grobbies – as he is affectionately known at Loftus – will continue to apply his trade in the capital until June 2027. The junior Springbok alumni has notched up 123 club appearances ever since making his debut with the […]

Boeta Chamberlain

Chamberlain joins the Vodacom Bulls

The Vodacom Bulls have acquired the services of utility back Boeta Chamberlain on an initial two-year deal from coastal outfit, the Hollywoodbets Sharks. The 25-year-old Paarl Boys’ High alumni will call the capital his home until June 2026. Chamberlain has featured in 51 franchise matches for the Durban-based side, 39 of which have been in […]