Together with Butterfly stationery, BIG-BALL put together an awesome 2015 stationery range consisting of pre-cut book covers, exercise books, book labels, wrapping paper, pencil cases and lunch cases!
Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town had special SA rugby player signings in January 2015.
Game Gateway was the place to be middle of January 2015 as Beast and Cobus Reinach were there to sign the new BIG-BALL and MyPlayers stationery items.
We have launched a new shop www.bigball.co.za especially for delivery in South Africa which offers the 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014/15 trading card packs featuring South Africa\'s rugby and cricket players and the associated collector\'s albums.
Our Proteas are playing the West indies on 17th Dec at SuperSport Park, Centurion at 10h30. Take your HEROES Trading Cards along and see if you can get them signed!
This is the only Collection EVER to contain both SA Cricket and Rugby players. Collection consists of 246 different player cards, half of them focus on SA Cricket and half on Rugby. An awesome set of Trading Cards. Make sure you get them!
Robin Hood Foundation are holding a Christmas Party and gifts for 3000 underprivileged kids. Well done and thanks for letting us add BIG-BALL cards to the presents - know they\'ll love them :)
We donated cards to Clifton School.
If you are wanting to order individual cards from 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 collections, as well as Albums and Packs of Cards, please place your order by 2 Dec 2013, as the final posting is on this date. Deliveries will then re-open mid-January 2014.
T-shirts now available in Woolworths (long sleeve)
Tyson has completed his Lions 2012 Rugby Collection! Well done!
BIG-BALL and MyPlayers have launched an amazing range of T-shirts featuring 6 Future Stars of SA Rugby. The Ts are available from selected Ackermans stores and feature Francois Hougaard, Patrick Lambie, Lwazi Mvovo, Jaundre Kruger, Marcell Coetzee and Eben Etzebeth.
Steven Bloy has collected 5 of the 23 hand-signed 2012 BIG-BALL Rugby cards so far! Well done.
Rugby posters are going to make many Dads smile this Father\'s Day. Loads of people ordered these one-of-a-kind rugby posters personalized with Dad\'s or Oupa\'s name. Have a Happy Father\'s Day on Sunday!
Your Dad\'s the man. Your husband\'s the man and your Oupa\'s the man! They braai your steak and cheer on your team. And we have a shop filled with posters he will love to see his name on. Free 4 day delivery upgrade until 8 June. Order now and see him smiling on the 17th.
An awesome personalized Bismarck poster was mailed off to Johannes Diemont, our May quiz winner.
Glen Burgess was the lucky winner of the Win a Poster competition held at the HCA Fair on Saturday 2 June 2012. Entrants had to match player autpgraphs to the player names.
Thanks to everyone who entered the Facebook Win a Poster Competition. The lucky winners are: John Cluer, Vanessa Philander, Willem Espach, Joshua Mathiesen, Roanne Naidoo. Personalised posters will soon be on the way!
The first 11 people to finish their 2012 BIG-BALL Rugby Collection and paste a pic on our Facebook Fan Page won their choice of the new BIG-BALL Authentics personalised posters and here they are!
Each June issue of the SA Rugby Magazine contains a free BIG-BALL 2012 Rugby Trading Card. Perhaps it is the one card you\'re looking for?
1 of only 40 BIG-BALL Alwyn Hollenbach hand-signed signature cards has just been found!
Robert Waddington has completed the 2012 Collection already - must be the first!
The May issue of SA Rugby Magazine will come with a free BIG-BALL 2012 Collection trading card. There are 9 different cards - all are part of the regular Collection. This is a chance to get a card that you don\'t have yet :)
Email a pic of yourself with your finished Collection either through the Contact tab or post it onto our Facebook Page and we\'ll add it here to celebrate your achievement.
We have dropped off thousands of packs of 2010 BIG-BALL Rugby Trading cards at the wonderful Santa\'s Shoebox depots. Each underprivileged child who gets one of the approx 70 000 present boxes will also be getting Rugby cards this year :)
Thanks to everyone for sending in messages to say how much fun you\'re having completing your Collections and how much you\'ve learnt about Rugby!
The September issue of SA Rugby Magazine which is in stores now includes a free Victor Matfield 2011 card as well as a BIG-BALL promotional card.
Craig and Luke Duffield have found 3 of card 174. How lucky is that?!
Card 174 depicts the first ever Springbok team to win a Rugby World Cup and is the most rare card in the Collection. The card is in the stock that has been distributed but as the Collection has only been in the Trade for less than a month there is a reasonable chance that the boxes containing card 174 are still to be sent out to the stores - we are all waiting for the first person to find it :)
There are lots of people trading their 2009, 2010 and 2011 cards on our Facebook Fan Page - just click on the Facebook icon at the bottom of our website page to join in.
When you have finished your Collection send in a photo and you will be added to our Collectors\' Corner.
Free packs of RWC 2011 Springbok Trading Cards will be handed out at these matches: Sharks vs Cheetahs, Durban, 15h and WP vs Bulls, Cape Town, 17h05
Free packs and Victor Matfield cards will be given away at the game at Loftus tomorrow :)
It is Nelson Mandela\'s Birthday and one of the 205 cards that we especially added to the current BIG-BALL RWC 2011 Springbok Trading Card Collection, now available in stores and from our on-line shop, features Mandela & Francois Pienaar - a RWC 1995 Golden Moment :)
The new RWC 2011 Springbok Trading Card Collection is now available in CNA, Pick n Pay, Spar, Checkers, Hypers, Sportsman\'s Warehouse and selected newsagents, toy and sport stores.
Bokkie opened the first pack of BIG-BALL RWC 2011 Springbok Trading Cards this week! The FIRST Collection in the World to feature 2 winning RWC squads (1995 and 2007 Springboks) as well as the full 2011 Springbok squad and info. on the 20 RWC 2011 Nations.
Available in stores mid-July, an awesome Collection of 205 cards featuring the winning 1995 and 2007 Springbok squads as well as the full Springbok training squad for Rugby World Cup 2011, together with Country and Fan cards for the 20 competing RWC 2011 nations.
The winner of a full carton of the BIG-BALL RWC 2011 Springbok Trading Cards for the 1995 vote is Matthew Barendse. Well Done!
Free packs of the 2010 BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards were handed out at the ASC Rugby Clinic held in April 2011 and also attended by a number of kids from disadvantaged schools who thoroughly enjoyed the experience. One boy at the Clinic already had almost the whole collection which everyone enjoyed looking at!
7 NEW Future Star Cards now in the packs!
Gerhard Duraan, photographer for most of the BIG-BALL cards won the prestigious Photographer of the Year Award at the Sasol Springbok Media Awards which recognize excellence in reporting on Springbok Rugby.
In December 2010 BIG-BALL ran a Facebook campaign, together with Moms Matter (www.momsmatter.co.za), and donated 10 packs for every 'like' received resulting in 4400 packs of BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards being donated to the Toy Story Campaign. In addition, a further 6600 packs went to the Checkers Toy 4 Toy Project and 2200 to Tow-a-Toy. So that's a total of 13200 packs that were given out to make underprivileged children happy this Christmas!
All CNA and most Pick n Pay, Spar, Checkers and Sportsman's Warehouse stores now have stock of Starter Packs and Cards. Starter Packs consist of an Album plus 2 packs of cards for R89 and the packs of cards contain 6 cards for R12. Stock can also be bought from our on-line SHOP - quick and easy.
The Limited Edition Dr Danie Craven card is now in BIG-BALL packs. It is a holographic foil card and has a short write-up and signature on the back. It is packed in the ratio of 1 in every 34 packs but placement of the packs in the cartons is relatively random. Hope you find one!
Free limited print Chase Posters and packs of cards will be given out by Bokkie at Boktown, Montecasino this Saturday 13th Nov.
The second Limited Edition card is now available in the packs!
Now you can buy an awesome A1 poster featuring all the special cards in the Collection, exclusively from our on-line SHOP. Features all Springbok cards in the 2010 Collection plus Legends, Coaches, Mascots, Stadiums & Limited Editions. Looks great on your wall! Great present!
Sharkie gave out packs at the Player Signing on Sat 18th to lots of excited supporters!
Mufasa will be handing out free packs on Saturday at the 17h Lions vs The Sharks game. It\'s going to be a GREAT game!
Sharkie will be handing out 200 free packs of cards at Absa Stadium this Sat 18th Sep at the 15h game, The Sharks vs Cheetahs - he often throws them down into the Scholars area.
Gerhard Naude is 10 years old and is one of the first to finish the 2010 Collection in his school and his area. Well done Gerhard!
200 free packs of cards will be handed out at the Cheetahs vs Blue Bulls game at Vodacom Park on 11 Sep 2010.
There are 2 types of Albums available this year to satisfy Collectors with different requirements. The Double-sided Album is available exclusively from Sportsman's Warehouse, in a promotional pack with an extra free pack of cards, while stocks last.
Well done to the winners of the 2009 Quiz - awesome performance! Have fun with the 2010 Quiz.
Zavier Van der Merwe finished his 2010 Collection on 18 August 2010!
The September issue of SA Rugby Magazine contains a LIMITED EDITION Fans Favourite card, as voted for by South African Rugby Supporters in August 2010.
Sharkie will be giving out 200 free packs of cards on Saturday 21st at Absa Stadium when The Sharks take on WP.
SARU TAG Rugby Tackle Safety Programme gets a boost from BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards to promote Rugby.
Bokkie is giving out BIG-BALL 2010 packs of cards at Newlands on 14 Aug.
For those people who would like to complete their 2009 Collection, the cards are still available from selected stores in SA and through our on-line SHOP. A list of stores in detailed under this NEWS item.
If you have finished your BIG-BALL 2009 Rugby Trading Card Collection then you could be featured in our Collectors' Corner.
4 lucky people found a Golden Token in their pack of cards!
Enter this competition and take the opportunity to become an asthma ambassador. Win the chance to lead the Stormers onto Newlands for their match against the Crusaders on 30 April or win one of only 20 places to walk on Table Mountain, play a game of TAG Rugby at the and enjoy the cable car ride both up and down! In addition 2 lucky winners (and accompanying persons) will win a 3 nights stay at the 4 star Protea Hotel at the Waterfront. Closing date is 16 April 2010.
On-Line Shopping is closed for the Christmas Break.
Join our Facebook Group: South African BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards and chat to other supporters!
Celine is the lucky winner of the second Golden Token.
Fans were treated to 300 free packs of BIG=BALL Rugby Trading Cards at the Currie Cup Final held at Loftus Versveld on Sat 31 October 2009.
300 packs of cards were handed out at the Currie Cup semi-final at Newlands on Sat 17th October 2009. 5 lucky supporters also won Starter Packs!
The first BIG-BALL Golden Token has been found! Connor Versfeld of Mount Edgecombe is the lucky winner and will now choose the Rugby Jersey he would like to receive.
Keep looking - there are 4 more Golden Tokens to be found!
Jozikids is running a competition with 3 exciting prizes, including BIG-BALL Starter Packs. Go to this web page: www.jozikids.co.za/competition.html and enter on line to stand a chance of being a winner! The closing date for the competition is 5 November 2009.
300 packs of BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards were given away at the Lions vs WP game on Sat 10 Oct at Coca Cola Park PLUS 5 lucky supporters won a Starter Pack consisting of a Collector\'s Binder and 24 cards by kicking a ball through the poles!
The October issue of SA Rugby Magazine and Keo.co.za are running a competition to win one of 10 Starter Packs consisting of a Collector\'s Binder and 24 cards. Plus, every October issue of the SA Rugby mag bought at CNA includes a free pack of BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards!
Nikolai Blignaut and Waylon Murray treated Sharks Supporters to a card signing session at Pick n Pay Hyper Durban North.
On Saturday 26th September you will be able to get some of your BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards signed!
BIG-BALL Rugby Trading Cards are so popular that as soon as the stores get in their stock, it sells out!
Thank you for all your emails. We are receiving great feedback and lots of requests for future collections! Send us your great ideas and you may find we\'ve used it in the next collection.
Thanks for all the emails. We appreciate you purchasing the BIG-BALL Trading Cards.