Carr leads Stormers in Jaguares duel

2016-02-11 12:37

No 8 Nizaam Carr will captain the Stormers in their pre-season friendly against the Jaguares at Newlands.

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Rugby

Jantjies starts at pivot against Bulls

2016-02-11 12:30

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their pre-season friendly against the Bulls in Polokwane.

 
Tank Lanning

Who pays Pollard’s salary?

2016-02-11 08:24

Players may be happy to skip an off-season, instead of chasing cash in Japan, but Tank Lanning suggests that it might be the insurers who demand one.

 
Rugby

Coetzee expected to join Ulster

2016-02-10 22:06

Springbok and Sharks flanker Marcell Coetzee is reportedly close to joining PRO12 side Ulster for the 2016/17 season.

 
Varsity Cup

Small: Varsity Cup try rule is rubbish

2016-02-10 15:59

Former Springbok wing James Small is no fan of the new try-scoring rules adopted in this year’s Varsity Cup.

 
Rugby

Beware: There’ll be more ‘Pollards’

2016-02-10 13:00

Rob Houwing suspects Handre Pollard’s cruel, year-ending setback may be traced in some way to SA players foregoing proper off-seasons.

 
Rugby

Pollard only back in 2017

2016-02-10 10:00

Springbok and Bulls flyhalf Handre Pollard is only likely to return to the rugby field in 2017 after rupturing knee ligaments.

 
Rugby

Bok lock Lood unleashed on Kings

2016-02-10 07:07

Lood de Jager will start at lock for the Cheetahs when they tackle the Southern Kings in a warm-up match in Port Elizabeth.

 
Six Nations

O'Brien and Kearney set for Irish returns

2016-02-09 22:32

Flanker Sean O'Brien and fullback Rob Kearney look set to ease Ireland's injury troubles ahead of a trip to Paris in the Six Nations.

 
Rugby

Le Roux set for first Sharks start

2016-02-09 18:19

Fullback Willie le Roux will make his Sharks debut as they take on Toulouse in a pre-season friendly on Thursday.

 
Rugby

Bulls explain Pollard's 'freak' injury

2016-02-09 14:57

The Bulls have confirmed that flyhalf Handre Pollard will be sidelined for at least nine months with a knee injury.

 
Rugby

Ex-Ireland captain O'Connell retires

2016-02-09 12:30

Toulon lock Paul O'Connell, the former Ireland captain, has retired from rugby on medical grounds with immediate effect.

 
Rugby

Lions will be targeted - Ackermann

2016-02-09 11:00

With winning comes a price tag, and Lions coach Johan Ackermann knows his side will be targeted this season in Super Rugby.

 
Varsity Cup

WRAP: Varsity Cup

2016-02-09 08:16

A wrap of all the Varsity Cup and Varsity Shield matches played on Monday, February 8.

 
Varsity Cup

Maties thump CUT

2016-02-09 07:38

Maties got off to the best possible start in the opening round of the Varsity Cup when they comfortably overcame CUT.

 
Varsity Shield

Impi overcome UWC in fiercely contested encounter

2016-02-08 22:27

UKZN-Impi displayed just why they are the Varsity Shield champions when they defeated UWC in a fiercely contested encounter.

 
Sevens

No action taken against All Black Sevens

2016-02-11 11:30

World Rugby has stated that no action will be taken against the New Zealand sevens team despite them fielding an extra player.

 
Rugby

All Blacks guru mum on his future

2016-02-11 10:27

New Zealand coaching maestro Wayne Smith is tight-lipped about his future but confirmed he has options.

 
Rugby

Sharks to head to Mauritius for 10s

2016-02-10 19:28

The Sharks have confirmed their participation in the World Club 10s tournament to be played in Mauritius.

 
Springboks

Super Rugby form will determine Bok No 10

2016-02-10 14:21

It is almost pointless to have discussions now about who the Springbok No 10 will be for the June Tests, says Lloyd Burnard.

 
Rugby

Stormers to cut ties with Boland?

2016-02-10 13:00

The Boland Rugby Union looks set to be excluded from the Stormers franchise, a report indicates.

 
Rugby

Flyhalf injuries open door for Elton

2016-02-10 09:00

The early season injuries to Bok incumbents Handre Pollard and Pat Lambie have opened the door for Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies to establish himself.

 
Rugby

Southern Kings name team for Cheetahs friendly

2016-02-09 16:32

Veteran lock Steven Sykes will lead the Southern Kings in a friendly against the Cheetahs on Friday.

 
Sevens

Kankowski to join up with Blitzboks

2016-02-09 22:25

Former Sharks loose forward Ryan Kankowski has joined the Blitzboks for the next leg of the HSBC World Sevens Series.

 
Six Nations

Wales wait on Biggar for Scotland clash

2016-02-09 17:53

Wales will decide later this week whether flyhalf Dan Biggar is fit enough to face Scotland in the Six Nations.

 
Rugby

Bulls blow, Pollard out of Super Rugby

2016-02-09 13:21

Springbok and Bulls flyhalf Handre Pollard has been ruled out of the Super Rugby season.

 
Rugby

New additions to Kings squad

2016-02-09 12:30

Prop Sti Sithole and lock Tjiuee Uanivi have joined the Southern Kings squad as they prepare for Super Rugby.

 
Rugby

Gold happy with Sharks’ ‘hit-out’

2016-02-09 09:50

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold was happy with his side’s first outing of the season against French side Toulon.

 
Rugby

Bulls wait on Lappies

2016-02-09 09:50

The Bulls will be desperately hoping their star flank Lappies Labuschagne gets good news as he prepares to consult a specialist.

 
Rugby

La Rochelle sign Australian prop Feao

2016-02-08 21:01

Australian prop David Feao has joined La Rochelle until the end of the season, the French Top 14 side have announced.

 
Varsity Shield

Wits far too strong for TUT

2016-02-08 22:33

TUT were totally outplayed by Wits in a one-sided Varsity Shield encounter in Braamfontein.

 
Rugby

Springbok laid low by heart condition

2016-02-11 08:50

Springbok wing Cornal Hendricks rugby career is hanging in the balance due to a serious heart condition, a report indicates.

 
Rugby

ARU chief desperate to keep Pocock

2016-02-11 07:16

ARU chief Bill Pulver says he is open to David Pocock taking a sabbatical and is not ruling out any option that allows him to retain top players.

 
Rugby

Pape extends Stade contract

2016-02-10 19:11

Former France captain Pascal Pape will see out the rest of his career at Stade Francais after a contract extension.

 
Rugby

Kriel, Serfontein unite in midfield

2016-02-10 14:06

Jesse Kriel and Jan Serfontein will partner each other for the first time in the Bulls midfield this weekend.

 
Rugby

RWC: All Blacks put Bok friendship on ice

2016-02-10 11:20

The All Blacks were told to be careful of their off-field friendships with the Springboks during last year’s Rugby World Cup.

 
Sevens

Joubert at centre of sevens controversy

2016-02-10 08:46

SA referee Craig Joubert is in the spotlight once again after failing to notice that NZ fielded eight players in a match at the Sydney Sevens.

 
Rugby

Pocock mulls one-year sabbatical

2016-02-10 07:24

Star Australian backrower David Pocock is considering a one-year sabbatical from rugby to study in England, a report has said.

 
Rugby

Stormers welcome back returning stars

2016-02-09 19:44

The Stormers have been bolstered by the return of key players from duties in the HSBC Sevens World Series and in Japan.

 
Rugby

Newlands declared non-smoking stadium

2016-02-09 16:56

Newlands rugby stadium has with immediate effect been declared a non-smoking facility.

 
Rugby

DA: SARU must account to Parliament for inaction over CEO

2016-02-09 12:53

The Democratic Alliance has released a press statement regarding the investigation into South African Rugby Union CEO Jurie Roux.

 
Rugby

Horie named Sunwolves captain

2016-02-09 14:26

Japan hooker Shota Horie has been named captain of the Tokyo-based Sunwolves, officials of the new Super Rugby franchise said.

 
Rugby

England climb rankings, Boks stay 3rd

2016-02-09 07:23

England have moved up to seventh place in the official World Rugby rankings, with South African remaining in third spot.

 
Rugby

Lions lose Mastriet for 3 months

2016-02-09 12:30

The Lions have lost the services of wing Sampie Mastriet for at least three months.

 
Varsity Cup

Pukke down Tuks in Varsity Cup

2016-02-08 21:18

NWU-Pukke turned in a solid performance in their opening FNB Varsity Cup match against UP-Tuks in Pretoria.

 
 

 
 
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