Barry Scharneck

Die-hard South African Rugby supporter, writer, coach and the very occasional, player! Love talking all things sport and beating the odds, as well as running Mzansi's Rugby Academy, my non-profit rugby academy here in South Africa.

Heineken Champions Cup Quarter Finals 2020/21

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The most elite sides in the Northern Hemisphere contest for the title of being crowned Heineken Champions Cup Champions this weekend. Also known as The European Rugby Champions Cup, the prestigious tournament dates back to 1995, where French club Toulouse became the inaugural winners. Today, twenty-five tournaments later, the best sides from England, France, Ireland, …

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The British And Irish Lions Tour 2021: Can The Springboks Beat Britain’s Best?

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This past week has seen plenty of excitement in the rugby world, with The Six Nations 2021 Tournament conclusion. All eyes turn to South Africa, as The British And Irish Lions 2021 Tour has been confirmed, and will go ahead according to the original schedule in South Africa in June. While an array of options …

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Six Nations 2021 Tournament Conclusion: Wales Crowned Champions

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Wales became the kings of Northern Hemisphere rugby on Friday night, as Scotland shockingly beat France in Paris, enabling Wales to become the Six Nations 2021 Tournament Champions. As the conclusion of this season’s Six Nations 2021 tournament was held in Stade de France in Paris, it had many rugby supporters a the edge of …

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