George Byron Rugby writer

George Byron is the rugby writer for The Herald and Weekend Post. He won the national Vodacom Superjourno of the Year award in 2013 for his coverage of Super Rugby. He is a previous sports editor of the Evening Post, Weekend Post and Herald.

George Byron Rugby writer
Bok hero Willie closes in on 100th Test cap

Veteran fullback, 34, puts to bed talk of retirement

George Byron Rugby writer
Bulls braced for brutal URC final battle, says Vermaak

The Bulls must front up physically and remain wide awake until the final whistle if they want to lift the coveted United Rugby Championship (URC) ...

George Byron Rugby writer
Ex-Munster star Cloete backs Springboks to give Ireland a black eye

Marauding loose forward well placed to judge merits of both sides after glittering career in Ireland and for Bath in England

George Byron Rugby writer
Stormers wary of limping Sharks in Cape waters

Despite goring the Bulls in their previous outing, the Stormers are wary of being bitten on home soil by the limping Sharks who will smell blood in ...

George Byron Rugby writer
Pollard steers Tigers to close win over depleted Stormers

Springbok flyhalf Handré Pollard steered his adopted English team Leicester Tigers to a narrow 35-26 win over a gutsy second-string Stormers side in ...

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Damian Willemse can supercharge Stormers on his return from World Cup

After a three-week break the Bok World Cup star is hungrier than ever to get back to active duty for the Stormers

George Byron Rugby writer
Lions loose forward Tshituka says they are gunning for solid URC start against ...

The Lions must stick to their processes if they want to topple the Stormers in a contest that has all the ingredients needed to produce a thriller at ...

George Byron Rugby writer
Bulls coach White explains why he went with two captains for the season

The Bulls have decided two heads will be better than one in leadership roles when they kick off their United Rugby Championship (URC) campaign ...

George Byron Rugby writer
Fearless Fourie to the fore for Boks after strong display against Tonga

Fearless Springbok warrior Deon Fourie says his confidence and fitness are improving game by game and he is ready for any challenges that might be ...

George Byron Rugby writer
Will it be Great Scott! for the Bravehearts against Boks on Sunday?

Scotland have been hatching a plan for the Boks at the Rugby World Cup, with coach Gregor Townsend's men ready to test themselves against the globe's ...