Cheetahs mean business against Lions

2017-02-24 16:00

There should be plenty of thrilling action when the Cheetahs and Lions face off in their South African derby in Bloemfontein.


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Super Rugby

Super Rugby: Weekend teams

2017-02-23 15:00

Dates, venues, kick-offs time and line-ups for Round 1 of the 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.

Super Rugby

Sharks edged, but some bright signs

2017-02-24 14:07

Rob Houwing suggests the Sharks, dapper, narrow round-one losers in Brisbane on Friday, can keep their heads up for business ahead.

Six Nations

England make four changes for Italy

2017-02-24 12:19

Eddie Jones has named his side for England's Six Nations game against Italy at Twickenham Stadium on Sunday.

Super Rugby

Kings in great shape - Schroeder

2017-02-24 08:27

Kings scrumhalf Ricky Schroeder says they have been working hard to ensure they perform well as a collective during Super Rugby.

Top Stories

As it happened: Highlanders v Chiefs

2017-02-24 08:11

A recap of the scoring from the Super Rugby clash between the Highlanders and Chiefs in Dunedin.


England Sevens unchanged again

2017-02-23 20:21

England Sevens have named an unchanged squad ahead of the World Rugby Sevens Series in Las Vegas.

Super Rugby

Stormers pick rookie centre for Bulls battle

2017-02-23 14:12

Centre EW Viljoen will make his Stormers Super Rugby debut in the clash against the Bulls at Newlands.

Super Rugby

WRAP: Super Rugby

2017-02-24 13:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports from Week 1 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Torsten leads Cheetahs in season opener

2017-02-23 13:17

Hooker Torsten van Jaarsveld will captain the Cheetahs in their Super Rugby opener against the Lions in Bloemfontein.

Super Rugby

Mapoe on the wing for Cheetahs duel

2017-02-23 12:50

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.

Herman Mostert

A fit, firing Pollard vital to Springbok cause

2017-02-23 12:00

A fit and in form Handre Pollard will be vital to the Springbok cause in 2017, Herman Mostert reckons.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby Week 1: What to look out for

2017-02-23 10:36

Five things to look out for in the opening weekend of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Rebels v Blues

2017-02-23 10:26

A recap of the scoring from the Super Rugby clash between the Rebels and Blues in Melbourne.


50-up for Du Preez in Las Vegas

2017-02-23 09:00

Blitzbok Branco du Preez will play in his 50th tournament when the World Rugby Sevens Series commences in Las Vegas.

Six Nations

England drop Joseph for Italy match

2017-02-23 07:25

Jonathan Joseph has been dropped from the England side to face Italy in the Six Nations this weekend.

Six Nations

'Laidlaw a massive loss for Scotland' - Webb

2017-02-22 19:38

Wales scrumhalf Rhys Webb believes Greig Laidlaw's absence for the rest of the Six Nations will be "a massive loss" for Scotland.

Super Rugby

Sharks legend congratulates centurion Mvovo

2017-02-22 14:01

Stefan Terblanche has congratulated Lwazi Mvovo who is set to rack up a century of Super Rugby games for the Sharks.


Lyon sign Argentine Isa as medical cover

2017-02-22 12:02

Lyon have signed Argentina international back-rower Facundo Isa as medical cover, the French Top 14 side has confirmed.


Fit-again Afrika back for Blitzboks

2017-02-22 11:03

Cecil Afrika, the Springbok Sevens’ all-time leading points’ scorer, is back in the 13-man squad that will travel to North America.

Super Rugby

Reds starts for Cooper, Smith, Moore

2017-02-22 10:32

The Reds have named their side for their first game of the Super Rugby season against the Sharks at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane on Friday.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby structure remains in spotlight

2017-02-22 09:25

A new Super Rugby season kicks off this week with bosses pledging to tackle its unwieldy conference structure.

Super Rugby

Japan stints to help keep Boks in SA?

2017-02-21 17:30

As SA Rugby looks to keep its best assets on South African soil, there could be even more players opting for mini-stints in Japan.

Super Rugby

Kiwi sides still lead the way at breakdown

2017-02-21 13:05

Western Province Currie Cup coach John Dobson has been tasked with improving the Stormers' breakdown ahead of the Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Fans back Lions to fly SA Super Rugby flag

2017-02-21 10:51

If Sport24 readers are to be believed, the Lions will once again fare best of the six South African franchises in this year's Super Rugby tournament.

Super Rugby

Lealiifano to coach as cancer comeback continues

2017-02-21 09:23

Wallabies utility back Christian Leali'ifano will take a coaching role with the Brumbies in Super Rugby this season.

Super Rugby

Tupou leads Blues in Super Rugby opener

2017-02-21 08:31

Blues coach Tana Umaga has named his team for Thursday’s Super Rugby opener against the Rebels in Melbourne.

Six Nations

Bastareaud out of Ireland clash

2017-02-21 06:34

Barrelling centre Mathieu Bastareaud is out of the Six Nations clash away to Ireland due to a head injury, France has said.

Six Nations

Injured Irish trio expected to face France

2017-02-20 18:57

Ireland stars Johnny Sexton, Rob Kearney and Conor Murray are expected to prove their fitness for the upcoming Six Nations showdown with France.


Kiwi coach Keane joining Connacht

2017-02-20 18:04

Former New Zealand centre Kieran Keane has agreed to take over as Connacht head coach at the end of the season.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby preview: Cheetahs

2017-02-20 15:08

The Cheetahs are looking to replicate their Super Rugby form of 2013 this year after a faultless performance in the Currie Cup.


Rathbone pays tribute to 'mate' Vickerman

2017-02-20 12:24

Former Wallabies wing Clyde Rathbone has paid tribute to his "mate" Dan Vickerman, who passed away at 37.

Super Rugby

Brumbies sign SA-born scrumhalf

2017-02-20 10:00

The Brumbies announced the inclusion of scrumhalf Dewet Roos in their 2017 Super Rugby squad as injury cover.

Super Rugby

Sharks lock Oosthuizen cited

2017-02-24 15:00

Sharks lock Etienne Oosthuizen has been cited for alleged foul play during their 28-26 Super Rugby loss to the Reds in Brisbane.

Super Rugby

Error-prone Sharks beaten in Brisbane

2017-02-24 12:53

The Sharks got their 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby season off to a losing start, going down to the Reds in Brisbane.

Super Rugby

Chiefs beat Highlanders in Dunedin

2017-02-24 10:19

The Chiefs relied on tigerish defence and two intercept tries to get their Super Rugby campaign off to a winning start against the Highlanders in Dunedin.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Reds 28-26 Sharks

2017-02-24 12:55

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Super Rugby match between the Reds and Sharks in Brisbane.

Super Rugby

Marais: Bulls v Stormers will be 'war'

2017-02-24 07:00

The Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and Bulls at Newlands will be "war" and nothing else.

Super Rugby

Pollard: I'm taking it one step at a time

2017-02-23 16:41

Handre Pollard is ready to make the step up to the Super Rugby captaincy as he makes his return from injury.


Sale boss banned for verbal abuse of officials

2017-02-23 15:50

Sale director of rugby Steve Diamond has been given a six-week touchline ban after verbally abusing match officials earlier this month.

Six Nations

Price starts, Barclay leads Scotland

2017-02-23 14:33

Scotland head coach Vern Cotter has made a handful of changes to his line-up that will face Wales at Murrayfield in their Six Nations fixture.

Super Rugby

Mtembu returns after nightmare injury run

2017-02-23 13:57

Tera Mtembu is back in the Sharks line-up after a tough two years where his career has been curtailed by a series of injuries.

Super Rugby

Blues put Rebels to the sword

2017-02-23 12:28

The Blues have thumped the Rebels in Melbourne to kick off the 2017 Super Rugby season in emphatic fashion.

Super Rugby

De Jager set for Bulls debut

2017-02-23 11:48

Lood de Jager will make his Bulls debut in this weekend's Super Rugby clash against the Stormers at Newlands.

Super Rugby

Ton-up for Dagg against Brumbies

2017-02-23 09:16

Israel Dagg will become the latest Super Rugby centurion when he takes the field against the Brumbies in Christchurch.

Super Rugby

Star league convert starts for Force

2017-02-23 09:32

Rugby League convert Curtis Rona will start at outside centre for the Force against the Waratahs at Allianz Stadium


Bok flank Louw cops two-week ban

2017-02-23 07:25

Bath and Springbok flank Francois Louw has been slapped with a two-week ban for committing a dangerous tackle.

Six Nations

'No vacancy' for Georgia says Six Nations chief

2017-02-22 22:22

Georgia's hopes of playing in the Six Nations any time soon have been dashed after the tournament's chief executive insisted there was no vacancy.


Curtis answers All Black Sevens call

2017-02-22 19:11

New Zealand Sevens have named Ambrose Curtis in their squad for the upcoming World Rugby Sevens Series legs in Las Vegas and Vancouver.

Super Rugby

Reds take note of 'enemy' Lambie

2017-02-22 12:25

The Reds have singled out Sharks captain and flyhalf Pat Lambie as the danger man ahead of the teams’ clash in Brisbane.

Six Nations

North returns from injury to boost Wales

2017-02-22 11:30

George North's return from injury is the only change made by Wales for their Six Nations clash with Scotland.

Mark Keohane

Mediocrity must fall!

2017-02-22 11:20

Super Rugby’s 22nd edition should be the one in which South African players banish forever the word mediocrity in our rugby, writes Mark Keohane.

Super Rugby

Mvovo reaches ton for Sharks against Reds

2017-02-22 10:49

Lwazi Mvovo will earn his 100th Super Rugby cap when the Sharks take on the Reds in their tournament opener on Friday.

Super Rugby

Nanai-Williams picked Chiefs over Blues

2017-02-21 22:12

Chiefs utility back Tim Nanai-Williams says he was considering an offer to join the Blues before opting to return to the Chiefs.

Super Rugby

Kolisi named Stormers skipper

2017-02-21 15:48

Loose forward Siya Kolisi has been appointed as captain of the Stormers in 2017, with lock Eben Etzebeth his vice-captain.


New coaching gig for Alan Solomons

2017-02-21 14:21

South African coach Alan Solomons has joined English club Bristol as coaching consultant with immediate effect.

Super Rugby

Waratahs name strong XV to face Force

2017-02-21 11:37

The Waratahs have named a strong starting line-up for their Super Rugby opener with the Force in Sydney.

Super Rugby

Kolisi: Playing Kiwi teams a good thing

2017-02-21 08:00

Stormers loose forward Siya Kolisi says playing against the New Zealand sides in this year's Super Rugby should be seen as a positive.

Super Rugby

Cheetahs centre's career in limbo

2017-02-21 08:00

Cheetahs’ centre Michael van der Spuy’s rugby career is hanging in the balance due to ongoing concussion symptoms.

Super Rugby

Stormers ditch Super Rugby co-captaincy

2017-02-20 21:55

The Stormers will not be using co-captains as they did last year in Super Rugby, coach Robbie Fleck has confirmed.

Six Nations

Lakafia replaces injured Chouly for Irish clash

2017-02-20 18:58

Stade Francais back rower Raphael Lakafia will replace the injured Damien Chouly ahead of France's Six Nations trip to Ireland.

Super Rugby

Britz relishing Super Rugby stint with Sunwolves

2017-02-20 14:20

Loose forward Willie Britz is excited at the prospect of being the second South African to represent the Sunwolves in Super Rugby.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby preview: Stormers

2017-02-20 15:08

The Stormers have a potentially tough season ahead of them, with fixtures against the Kiwi sides looming large.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby preview: Lions

2017-02-20 10:16

Will the Lions be able to go one step further than last year's 2nd place in the 2017 edition of Super Rugby?


Rate the players and WIN

2017-02-24 09:44

Get it off your chest! Have some fun rating our Super Rugby players every weekend and you could win an LG smartphone.

Super Rugby

Bulls stay mum on Hendricks deal

2017-02-24 11:16

The Bulls have remained mum on whether they will offer former Springbok wing Cornal Hendricks a contract.

Super Rugby

Call for SA to lose a Super Rugby franchise

2017-02-24 09:56

Former Australian rugby chief John O'Neill has called for Argentina and Japan to be dumped from Super Rugby, along with a South African side.

Super Rugby

Seconds out … Eben v Lood sequel!

2017-02-24 07:00

Rob Houwing fancies the Stormers and Lions to set off smartly from the Super Rugby blocks in respective derbies ... but the Sharks may be pipped in Brisbane.

Six Nations

Farrell still on edge with England

2017-02-23 21:33

Owen Farrell has insisted he has yet to feel totally relaxed in the England set-up even though he is on the brink of winning his 50th Test cap.

Six Nations

Ireland's Sexton returns for France clash

2017-02-23 17:22

Standout flyhalf Johnny Sexton will start his first match of the international season in the Six Nations clash at home to France.

Super Rugby

Davids looks to halfbacks to spark Kings

2017-02-23 14:37

The Kings will be relying heavily on the halfback pairing of Louis Schreuder and Lionel Cronje when they meet the Jaguares.

Super Rugby

Injury-hit Jaguares name side for Kings

2017-02-23 14:25

Jaguares head coach Raúl Pérez has announced his side for Saturday's clash against the Kings in Port Elizabeth.

Super Rugby

Sharks ready to kick off Du Preez era

2017-02-23 13:15

The Sharks are all set to launch their Super Rugby season when they face the Reds in Brisbane this weekend.

Six Nations

France make triple change for Ireland trip

2017-02-23 13:00

France head coach Guy Noves has opted to make three changes for Saturday's Six Nations clash against Ireland in Dublin.

Super Rugby

Viljoen, Britz start for Sunwolves

2017-02-23 11:29

South African duo Riaan Viljoen and Willie Britz will start for the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby opener against the Hurricanes.

Super Rugby

Brumbies name young side for Crusaders clash

2017-02-23 09:22

The Brumbies have named their starting XV for the Super Rugby clash with the Crusaders in Christchurch.


Bok captain must be based in SA - Jean

2017-02-23 09:00

Former Springbok captain Jean de Villiers feels the national team’s captain should play his rugby in South Africa.

Super Rugby

Black starts at 10 for 'Canes

2017-02-23 08:15

Otere Black will start at flyhalf against the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday ahead of regular number 10 Beauden Barrett.


Canada flyer Van der Merwe joins Newcastle

2017-02-22 22:19

Canada wing DTH van der Merwe has signed to join Newcastle from next season, the English Premiership side have announced.

Six Nations

Italy start Allan, Campagnaro

2017-02-22 15:29

Italy head coach Conor O'Shea has named Michele Campagnaro and Tommaso Allan in his backline that will face England at Twickenham.


Brighton, home of Boks' darkest day, a Japanese tourist attraction

2017-02-22 13:50

The Amex Stadium in Brighton has become a Japense tourist attraction after it hosted one of the most memorable days of rugby.

Varsity Cup

WRAP: Varsity Cup/Varsity Shield

2017-02-21 17:00

A wrap of all the Varsity Cup and Varsity Shield matches played on Monday, February 20 and Tuesday, February 21.

Super Rugby

Marais set to start at fullback for Stormers

2017-02-22 10:49

Indications are that SP Marais will start at fullback for the Stormers against the Bulls, with Cheslin Kolbe on the wing.

Super Rugby

Krige backs Stormers captaincy decision

2017-02-22 09:24

Former Springbok and Stormers captain Corne Krige is happy with the decision to make Siya Kolisi the new captain of the Cape franchise.

Super Rugby

Sharks look to nullify Kerevi threat

2017-02-21 21:33

The Sharks can expect nothing less than all out war from the Reds when the two sides meet up in their opening 2017 Super Rugby match.

Super Rugby

Lions SA's best shot at Super-glory - bookies

2017-02-21 14:21

The Lions are South Africa's best bet at Super Rugby glory in 2017, if local bookmakers are to be believed.

Super Rugby

How to improve Super Rugby: Negatives & solutions

2017-02-21 12:45

With Super Rugby well and truly the centre of all rugby discussion, there are many fans who feel the tournament can be improved dramatically.

Super Rugby

Son of ex-All Black at pivot for Rebels

2017-02-21 11:30

The Rebels have named three debutants in their starting XV and two on the bench for their Super Rugby opener against the Blues.

Super Rugby

Haylett-Petty pens new Force deal

2017-02-21 09:05

The Force have announced the re-signing of star fullback Dane Haylett-Petty until the end of the 2019 season.


Land Rover dumps Carter over drunk-driving case

2017-02-21 06:34

NZ legend Dan Carter has revealed that luxury car maker Land Rover has dropped him as a brand ambassador after he was caught drunk-driving.

Super Rugby

Bulls without Serfontein against Stormers

2017-02-20 20:24

The Bulls have issued a fitness update ahead of their opening Super Rugby game against the Stormers at Newlands.

Super Rugby

We're ready for Stormers - Bulls

2017-02-20 18:31

Nollis Marais is aware of the mammoth task awaiting his side at a hostile Newlands this weekend, but believes they are ready to bury their ghosts of playing in Cape Town.


Vickerman struggled to deal with retirement - Finegan

2017-02-20 13:00

Owen Finegan, a former Wallabies team-mate of Dan Vickerman, said Vickerman had expressed difficulties in dealing with his retirement.

Super Rugby

Win cash prizes in the Super Rugby Predictor and Fantasy games!

2017-02-20 14:58

Sport24 has teamed up with Superbru, with a fresh new look for 2017, to bring you both a Fantasy and Predictor game for this year's Super Rugby.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby preview: Sharks

2017-02-20 10:16

The Sharks go into the 2017 Super Rugby season with a new coach and, hopefully, a side that can compete for honours.


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