Kings out to prove they belong

2016-05-05 07:25

Kings centre Shane Gates says it’s a bit harsh to say that South Africa does not deserve to have six teams in Super Rugby.


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Super Rugby

Naholo primed to return against Chiefs

2016-05-05 07:25

Try-scoring machine Waisake Naholo is poised return to the Highlanders to spice up this weekend's showdown when they take on the Chiefs.

Super Rugby

It's all about winning for Bulls

2016-05-04 21:30

The Bulls are more concerned with winning than they are with playing pretty rugby while on tour in Australia.


Botica leaves Quins, joins Jake at Montpellier

2016-05-04 17:26

Flyhalf Ben Botica will join French club Montpellier from their forthcoming European Challenge Cup final opponents Harlequins at the end of the season.


Springbok brothers' house stripped bare

2016-05-04 14:39

A house in East London which belongs to star rugby twins Odwa and Akona Ndungane has been vandalised and stripped bare.

Super Rugby

Sharks to learn from Lions mauling?

2016-05-04 13:20

The Sharks are readying themselves for a daunting clash against the Hurricanes in Durban on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Du Preez twins will be 'phenomenal'

2016-05-04 09:53

Jean Deysel is expecting massive things from the Sharks loose forward duo of Dan and Jean-Luc du Preez.

Super Rugby

Boland, Bulls set to join forces

2016-05-04 08:32

Western Province’s renewed partnership with SWD has paved the way for a shock alliance between Boland and the Blue Bulls.


Hougaard rejoins Blitzboks

2016-05-03 21:28

Springbok Sevens player Francois Hougaard has re-joined the Blitzbok squad at their training base in Stellenbosch.

Super Rugby

No playoff talk for Bulls

2016-05-03 17:19

The Bulls may be flying high this Super Rugby season, but coach Nollis Marais refuses to entertain playoff talk - just yet.

Super Rugby

What does Lambie's return mean for Boks?

2016-05-03 14:21

Pat Lambie is set to return from injury, and Lloyd Burnard questions what that means for the Springboks.

Super Rugby

‘Canes: Back to ‘ugly’ for Sharks?

2016-05-03 11:24

Rob Houwing thinks we’ll see a Sharks side intent on grinding rather than ‘dazzling’ their way to victory over the lethal Hurricanes.

Super Rugby

Relief for Cheetahs captain

2016-05-03 09:00

Cheetahs captain Francois Venter is recovering well from a calf injury and should be ready to face the Waratahs in Sydney.

Super Rugby

Chiefs beaming after McKenzie inks deal

2016-05-03 07:37

The Chiefs have tied down 21-year-old exciting prospect Damian McKenzie for another two years in a major coup for the twice Super Rugby champions.

Super Rugby

Etzebeth boost for Stormers

2016-05-02 18:27

Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth is nearing a full return to fitness as his side prepares for their trip to Singapore.

Super Rugby

Bulls wait on injuries

2016-05-02 14:29

The Bulls will be waiting on a medical report ahead of their daunting task of facing the Brumbies in Canberra.

Super Rugby

Lambie boost for Sharks and Boks

2016-05-02 11:30

The Sharks returned home from NZ at the weekend to the great news that their appointed captain, Patrick Lambie, will be joining them in training.

Tank Lanning

Four key lessons

2016-05-05 08:00

Ten rounds into Super Rugby and Tank Lanning has four key lessons for the SA coaches who, much to the big man’s joy, are playing with more ball in hand.

Super Rugby

De Allende still has a way to go

2016-05-04 17:41

Damian de Allende is still not at his best, but Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has backed him to get there soon.


Kiwi scribe tired of 'poison' claims

2016-05-04 16:14

A New Zealand scribe says he is tired of hearing claims that the All Blacks were poisoned before the 1995 RWC final.


Boland club match draws massive crowd

2016-05-04 14:14

Worcester Villagers and Young Hamiltons played in front of one of the largest recorded crowds to ever watch a club match in SA.


Du Toit v De Jager: Bok duel intensifies

2016-05-04 11:26

Lood de Jager or Pieter-Steph du Toit as the Bok No 5 in June? It’s a problem of an unusually glorious kind, says Rob Houwing.

Super Rugby

Moala hits milestone against Kings

2016-05-04 10:24

Midfielder George Moala will play his 50th game for the Blues in their Super Rugby clash against the Southern Kings.


ABs were poisoned, claims Mandela’s bodyguard

2016-05-04 09:39

Rory Steyn, who was chief bodyguard to Nelson Mandela, claims the All Blacks were poisoned before the 1995 Rugby World Cup final.

Super Rugby

Plumtree back at Shark Tank

2016-05-03 19:55

Former Sharks coach John Plumtree is set for a return to King's Park this weekend with his Hurricanes team.


Scottish flyhalf signs for Harlequins

2016-05-03 16:46

Scotland flyhalf Ruaridh Jackson will leave Wasps for English Premiership rivals Harlequins at the end of the season.

Super Rugby

Van der Westhuizen to ref Sharks v ‘Canes

2016-05-03 13:01

South Africa’s Marius van der Westhuizen will referee the Sharks’ Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes in Durban.


Kiwi scribe questions transformation in SA Rugby

2016-05-03 10:25

A renowned New Zealand scribe fears that transformation in rugby will weaken the South African game.

Super Rugby

'JcvZ' retains SuperBru lead

2016-05-03 10:18

"JcvZ" has retained the lead in the Sport24 SuperBru Super Rugby challenge after Week 10 of this year's competition.

Super Rugby

Stormers to bid Groom farewell

2016-05-02 18:46

Stormers stalwart Nic Groom will be leaving at the end of the season to join English Premiership side the Northampton Saints.

Super Rugby

Schoeman's one-week ban 'disappointing'

2016-05-02 16:00

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith says it is “disappointing” that flank Paul Schoeman has been banned for a week.

Super Rugby

Lions hold their breath for Jantjies

2016-05-02 13:20

It won’t only be the Lions, but SA rugby in general will be holding their breath on news that Emirates Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies is again injured.

Super Rugby

Lions face test of character

2016-05-02 10:25

Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes his side face their biggest “test of character” as a squad since he took over as coach.

Super Rugby

Kings change three for Blues

2016-05-04 20:46

The Kings have made three changes to their line-up that will face the Blues at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.


Triplets shine for Dale College

2016-05-04 17:36

Triplets Siphosethu, Sinesipho and Siphosoxolo Dlongodlongo starred for Dale College at the recent Grey High Rugby Festival.


Poitrenaud to quit Toulouse and France

2016-05-04 16:22

French international back Clement Poitrenaud has called time on his rugby career with Toulouse and in France.


Pienaar ‘still tempting’ for Boks

2016-05-04 13:20

Is Ruan Pienaar set to be a surprise Bok retention in June? At least one SA legend thinks it possible, reports Rob Houwing.

Super Rugby

Sharks youngsters impress Plumtree

2016-05-04 11:27

Hurricanes assistant coach John Plumtree is impressed by the current crop of young players among the Sharks’ ranks.

Super Rugby

Moore back for Bulls clash

2016-05-04 09:53

Brumbies coach Stephen Larkham has made four changes to his starting XV that will face the Bulls in Canberra.

Super Rugby

Reinach blow for Sharks, Boks

2016-05-04 07:09

The Sharks and Springboks have suffered a setback after scrumhalf Cobus Reinach was ruled out for up to nine months with a knee injury.

Super Rugby

Ferreira blow for Kings

2016-05-03 19:46

The Southern Kings have confirmed that prop Schalk Ferreira will undergo scans for a hand injury sustained against the Jaguares.

Super Rugby

Sharks back from bitter-sweet tour

2016-05-03 15:49

There was bad news for Gary Gold's Sharks as they wended their way home from a tough New Zealand tour.

Super Rugby

Bulls unchanged for Brumbies

2016-05-03 11:26

The Bulls have announced an unchanged team for Friday's Super Rugby clash against the Brumbies in Canberra.


Whiteley, De Allende opt out of Sevens

2016-05-03 11:25

Warren Whiteley and Damian de Allende have decided not to make themselves available for the Blitzboks.

Super Rugby

Fleck: No issues with Zas red card

2016-05-03 07:37

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has no issues with the decision that saw Leolin Zas red-carded against the Waratahs.

Super Rugby

SWD back in Stormers fold

2016-05-02 18:49

The Western Province Rugby Football Union has welcomed South Western Districts back into the Stormers fold.


SA Rugby mourns death of Nelie Smith

2016-05-02 14:29

The South African Rugby Union has extended condolences to the family of former Bok captain, Nelie Smith, who passed away on Monday.

Super Rugby

Zas suspended for two weeks

2016-05-02 11:45

The SANZAAR Duty Judicial Officer Nigel Hampton QC has accepted a guilty plea from Leonil Zas of the Stormers after he was red carded at the weekend.



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