Boks: It’s a serious cleanout

2016-05-28 22:09

The Springboks have bypassed as many as 14 RWC 2015 representatives as Allister Coetzee introduced his brew, writes Rob Houwing.


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Coetzee picks 12 black players for Ireland series

2016-05-28 22:07

New SA coach Allister Coetzee has included 12 black players in a 31-man squad for a three-Test home series against Ireland during June.

Currie Cup

WRAP: Currie Cup - Round 8

2016-05-28 18:30

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures and results in this year's Round 8 of Currie Cup Qualifiers.

Super Rugby

Lions maul Bulls at Loftus

2016-05-28 18:48

The Lions consolidated their position at the top of the South African Super Rugby group with a 56-20 victory over the Bulls in Pretoria.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Bulls 20-56 Lions

2016-05-28 18:54

See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby clash between the Bulls and Lions at Loftus Versfeld.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Stormers 31-24 Cheetahs

2016-05-28 16:55

See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby clash between the Stormers and Cheetahs at Newlands.

Varsity Cup

Pukke cleared, keep Varsity Cup crown

2016-05-28 10:12

Pukke have been found not guilty of fielding an ineligible player in this year's Varsity Cup.


Farrell fit for Premiership final

2016-05-27 20:30

Saracens and England star Owen Farrell has been passed fit for the Premiership final against Exeter at Twickenham.

Super Rugby

Waratahs shine in Sydney slaughter

2016-05-27 13:30

The Waratahs have extended their lead atop the Australian Conference will an impressive victory over the Chiefs in Sydney.


Nigel Owens chats to Sport24

2016-05-27 12:55

In an exclusive interview, rugby’s most capped Test referee NIGEL OWENS talks about why he disagrees with the quota system and his admiration for SA rugby.

Super Rugby

Hurricanes win Wellington thriller

2016-05-27 11:18

The Hurricanes have beaten the Highlanders in their New Zealand derby in Wellington.

Super Rugby

Giant wing to return to Waratahs

2016-05-27 10:52

Wallabies winger Taqele Naiyaravoro, who last played for the Waratahs in 2015, is set to return to the Sydney based team.


Blitzboks feature in Sevens Dream Team

2016-05-26 18:29

Two South Africans feature in the Sevens Dream Team drawn from this year's HSBC World Sevens Series.

Super Rugby

John Smit to resign as Sharks CEO

2016-05-26 15:26

John Smit, Chief Executive of The Sharks, has announced he will resign at the end of the 2016 season.

Super Rugby

Du Plessis to make Stormers debut

2016-05-26 13:10

Daniel du Plessis will make his Stormers debut in the Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs at Newlands.


Montpellier back White over Trinh-Duc spat

2016-05-26 13:00

Montpellier boss Mohed Altrad sprung to the defence of SA coach Jake White amid a fan storm provoked by the dropping of flyhalf Francois Trinh-Duc.


Lambie or Strauss for Bok skipper?

2016-05-26 09:00

Pat Lambie and Adriaan Strauss are believed to be the two strongest candidates for the Springbok captaincy role.


Ashley-Cooper suffers shoulder dislocation

2016-05-28 22:01

Australia international wing Adam Ashley-Cooper has suffered a dislocated shoulder playing for Bordeaux-Begles, his club said.


Squad of 31 ushers in new era of Bok rugby

2016-05-28 19:11

Allister Coetzee has named a new-look Springbok squad, including nine uncapped players, for the Incoming Series against Ireland.

Super Rugby

Lood v Eben: Clash of the titans

2016-05-28 18:21

Lood de Jager and Eben Etzebeth clashed in a big way in Saturday's Super Rugby match between the Cheetahs and Stormers.

Super Rugby

Stormers edge Cheetahs in bruising clash

2016-05-28 16:52

The Stormers returned to winning ways with a 31-24 victory over the Cheetahs in Cape Town on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Crusaders beat Blues in NZ derby

2016-05-28 11:23

The Crusaders put in a strong second half performance to beat the Blues in their Super Rugby clash in Auckland.


Jones backs Harrison to bother Wales

2016-05-28 09:47

New Zealand-born England flank Teimana Harrison is "a street fighter" ready and able to give Wales' forwards a tough time on his debut at Twickenham.


What Lambie Bok leadership would mean

2016-05-27 14:33

Rob Houwing examines the significance of a possible Pat Lambie summoning to the Springbok captaincy against Ireland.


Harrison to make England debut v Wales

2016-05-27 14:15

New Zealand-born backrow Teimana Harrison is set to make his England debut after being named in the starting side to play Wales.

Super Rugby

Stormers favoured to down Cheetahs

2016-05-27 13:30

The Stormers will look to reclaim a spot at the top of their conference when they take on the Cheetahs at Newlands.

Super Rugby

Lions … more than just Elton!

2016-05-27 10:17

Rob Houwing didn’t fancy the Bulls last week … so runs the risk of an egg-on-face diet all over again as he tips the Lions for the Loftus derby.


No chirping from focused Wallabies

2016-05-27 17:44

There will be no war of words between Wallabies coach Michael Cheika and his England counterpart Eddie Jones ahead of the June series - for now.

Super Rugby

Fleck gives youth another chance

2016-05-26 17:06

The Stormers will unearth a new young talent in the form of Daniel du Plessis on Saturday as Robbie Fleck backs youth once more.


Boks lose Burger for Ireland series

2016-05-26 13:18

Schalk Burger's ankle injury is worse than initially feared and he has been ruled out of the Springbok series against Ireland.


Kriel for Boks … if in right combo!

2016-05-26 13:00

Rob Houwing says Jaco Kriel would add an inviting element to the Bok attack, but needs to be paired with the correct co-loosies.

Super Rugby

Duvenage heading back to the Cape?

2016-05-26 10:20

Former Stormers scrumhalf Dewaldt Duvenage may re-join his former team later this year.

Super Rugby

Lions still top side in SA - Bulls coach

2016-05-26 07:21

The Lions remain a formidable side despite the loss of Elton Jantjies, Bulls coach Nollis Marais insists.

Super Rugby

WRAP: Super Rugby - Round 14

2016-05-28 22:50

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures and results of Round 13 of this year's Vodacom Super Rugby.


Ackermann to coach SA ‘A’ team

2016-05-28 19:42

Johan Ackermann has been appointed as head coach of a strong SA ‘A’ team, for their two-match series against the England Saxons next month.


Saracens win English Premiership

2016-05-28 18:18

Saracens became only the fourth side in history to complete a European and domestic double by beating Exeter Chiefs in the English Premiership final.

Super Rugby

Brumbies hand Sunwolves harsh lesson

2016-05-28 13:34

The Brumbies have handed the Sunwolves a harsh Super Rugby lesson in their clash in Canberra.

Super Rugby

LIVE: Brumbies v Sunwolves

2016-05-28 11:25

LIVE scoring on the Super Rugby clash between the Brumbies and Sunwolves in Canberra.

Super Rugby

Kings battle past 13-man Jaguares

2016-05-27 21:06

The Southern Kings have beaten a 13-man Jaguares outfit in their Super Rugby clash in Port Elizabeth.

Super Rugby

Stormers centre gets Scotland call-up

2016-05-27 14:33

Stormers centre Huw Jones has been added to Scotland's squad for their upcoming tour of Japan in June.


Armitage to quit Toulon for Pau

2016-05-27 17:44

Former England flank Steffon Armitage is to quit Toulon to join Pau next season, the latter club has announced.

Super Rugby

Bulls going back to basics

2016-05-27 12:31

The Bulls, keen on playing an expansive game this year, have realised that they need to go back to basics.

Super Rugby

Stormers embrace cup final mentality

2016-05-27 10:20

The Stormers go into this weekend's Super Rugby clash against the Cheetahs knowing that they cannot afford to lose.

Super Rugby

Boshoff is a Bok, reminds Ackermann

2016-05-27 07:21

The Lions are comfortable that Marnitz Boshoff can fill Elton Jantjies’s shoes at flyhalf when they tackle the Bulls.


Toulon lose SA flank in vital Montpellier clash

2016-05-26 16:07

South African back-row forward Juan Smith will miss Toulon's crucial Top 14 clash with Montpellier.

Super Rugby

Boshoff backed to fill Jantjies' boots

2016-05-26 13:16

Lions coach Johan Ackerman has named his side to face the Bulls in their Super Rugby clash at Loftus Versfeld.

Super Rugby

'Fortress Loftus' the Bulls' pride

2016-05-26 13:00

The Bulls are the only Super Rugby side not to have lost at home this season and they are looking to keep that record intact.

Super Rugby

Young trio extend Sharks stay

2016-05-26 10:20

Three of the most promising young rugby players in South Africa have committed their futures to the Sharks.

Tank Lanning

The future of rugby...

2016-05-26 09:52

As human attention spans shrink and T20 cricket bolsters interest in a struggling sport, Tank Lanning ponders the future of rugby...


Love 2 Meet

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