Lions knock over Sharks to reach semis

2016-09-30 19:22

The Golden Lions came from behind to beat the Sharks 28-16 on Friday in a result that should see them dump their rivals out of the Currie Cup.


Keep up to date with all the latest, breaking sports news from around the world from South Africa's biggest sporting website. Sign up today!
Currie Cup

Pumas end season with a win in PE

2016-09-30 20:47

The Pumas secured a dramatic 38-30 Currie Cup win against the EP Kings in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.

Rugby Championship

Du Preez hands out Bok jerseys

2016-09-30 14:44

Legendary scrumhalf Fourie du Preez handed out the Springboks' match jerseys ahead of their Test against the Wallabies.

Rugby Championship

Coetzee: Steyn will have a good game

2016-09-30 12:37

Rudy Paige and Morne Steyn’s familiarity with the conditions at Loftus will come in handy for the Boks, Allister Coetzee believes.

Rugby Championship

Why ‘15’ may be Lambie’s Bok home

2016-09-30 11:20

There is an extra reason Pat Lambie may wish to excel at fullback for the Boks, says Rob Houwing … it goes by the name of Handre Pollard.

Super Rugby

Hames, Pulu pen new Chiefs deals

2016-09-30 10:33

The Chiefs have announced the re-signing of new All Blacks frontrow Kane Hames and fast-paced wing Toni Pulu.

Currie Cup

WRAP: Currie Cup - Round 9

2016-09-30 19:00

A comprehensive wrap of all the fixtures and results in this year's Round 9 of the Currie Cup.

Rugby Championship

Landajo to lead Pumas against All Blacks

2016-09-30 08:45

Argentina coach Daniel Hourcade has made three changes to his starting XV for Saturday's Test against New Zealand in Buenos Aires.


Flanker problem facing Jones and England

2016-09-29 20:44

England coach Eddie Jones is set to unveil his squad for the end of the year with injuries leaving some interesting selection decisions.

Rugby Championship

Loftus start for favourite son Steyn

2016-09-29 13:03

Allister Coetzee has made wholesale changes to his side for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against the Wallabies.

Super Rugby

Former Waratah joins Force coaching staff

2016-09-29 14:20

The Western Force have announced the appointment of Shaun Berne as the club's attack coach for the 2017 and 2018 Super Rugby seasons.

Currie Cup

Daniel: Nothing 'tougher' about Ellis Park

2016-09-29 12:04

Sharks captain Keegan Daniel believes there is nothing 'tougher' about traveling to Ellis Park to take on the Golden Lions.

Super Rugby

Crusaders boost midfield with Tamanivalu signing

2016-09-29 11:09

The Crusaders have confirmed that they have signed All Blacks midfielder Seta Tamanivalu for next season.

Tank Lanning

Experts in foot shooting

2016-09-29 07:39

Two steps forward, three steps back says Tank Lanning of the tragic Boland scenario, who sees SA Rugby becoming experts at shooting themselves in the foot.


SA's 2023 RWC hosting hopes boosted as Italy withdraw

2016-09-28 20:18

Italy has withdrawn its bid to host the 2023 RWC improving the chances of other candidates including South Africa.


Jones appoints Hill as England team manager

2016-09-28 16:03

England head coach Eddie Jones has appointed former international flank and World Cup winner Richard Hill as their Team Manager.

Rugby Championship

These Boks owe Allister a ‘biggie’

2016-09-28 13:28

For all the woes, Allister Coetzee has generally been very loyal to his broad Bok group. Rob Houwing says they are overdue to repay him.

Rugby Championship

Strauss looks forward to 'passionate' Loftus

2016-09-30 18:31

Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss says his team is looking forward to playing against Australia in front of a passionate Loftus Versfeld.

Rugby Championship

Boks' flawless Loftus record against Oz

2016-09-30 14:00

The Springboks have a flawless record against Australia at Loftus ... a good omen for this weekend?


Eddie Jones names England squad to face Boks

2016-09-30 12:05

England coach Eddie Jones has named a 37-man squad for a training camp to prepare for their first autumn Test - against the Springboks.

Rugby Championship

Coetzee turns back time in bid for victory

2016-09-29 14:05

Winning is more important than evolving for the Springboks against Australia on Saturday, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Rugby Championship

18 stats and facts: Springboks v Wallabies

2016-09-30 11:03

18 stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Wallabies Rugby Championship clash at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.

Rugby Championship

Bookies predict victory for Coetzee's Boks

2016-09-30 10:00

Bookmakers are predicting some much-needed relief for Allister Coetzee's Springboks in their Rugby Championship clash against the Wallabies.

Rugby Championship

Hooper believes Oz can end Pretoria jinx

2016-09-30 07:00

Australia flank believes the Wallabies can end a Pretoria jinx on Saturday by winning there for the first time and inflicting further misery on SA.

Rugby Championship

Coetzee: Lambie’s inclusion not a gamble

2016-09-29 19:20

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee insists the inclusion of Pat Lambie at fullback for the Test against Australia is not a risky one.

Rugby Championship

3 Boks to make their Wallaby debuts

2016-09-29 14:23

Two Springboks will make their debuts against the Wallabies at Loftus Versfeld on Saturday, while a third could make his mark off the bench.

Super Rugby

Manu swaps Chiefs for Blues

2016-09-29 14:19

The Blues have announced that they have signed prop Pauliasi Manu for the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Currie Cup

Rhule back at wing for Cheetahs

2016-09-29 14:04

Free State Cheetahs coach Franco Smith has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against Griquas in Bloemfontein.

Rugby Championship

Wallabies name side for Loftus clash

2016-09-29 08:19

Sean McMahon will start at No 8 for the Wallabies in their Rugby Championship Test against the Springboks in Pretoria.


Alan Solomons quits as Edinburgh coach

2016-09-29 06:00

Alan Solomons has quit as head coach of Edinburgh after the Scottish club lost three of their opening four Celtic League matches this season.

Rugby Championship

Kings Park nears sellout for All Black clash

2016-09-28 17:58

According to the Sharks, there are just 500 tickets left for next weekend's Test between the Boks and All Blacks at Kings Park.

Rugby Championship

Redelinghuys expecting Aussie 'tricks'

2016-09-28 14:36

Springbok prop Julian Redelinghuys is expecting the Australians to be unpredictable in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash at Loftus.


Kirchner to suffer same fate as Pienaar?

2016-09-28 13:21

The Irish Rugby Football Union’s succession plan policy might force Springbok fullback Zane Kirchner to leave Leinster.

Rugby Championship

Hougaard's contact skills impress Coetzee

2016-09-30 16:36

Springbok wing Francois Hougaard will have no problem dealing with Australia’s big outside backs, SA coach Allister Coetzee believes.


Jones holds out slim hope for Cipriani

2016-09-30 18:36

England coach Eddie Jones insisted it wasn't the "end of the road" for Danny Cipriani after the flyhalf was left out of a 37-man training squad.

Rugby Championship

Cruden linked with mega France move

2016-09-30 12:06

All Blacks and Chiefs flyhalf Aaron Cruden could ply his trade in France soon according to media reports in that country.

Currie Cup

WP out to avoid Boland upset

2016-09-30 11:20

Western Province will need a strong performance to secure themselves a semi-final spot when they play Boland at Newlands on Friday.

Rugby Championship

Coetzee happy with Bok loosies

2016-09-30 10:00

As they prepare to face the Wallabies, Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he is happy with his loose forward combination.

Currie Cup

Do-or-die for Lions, Sharks

2016-09-30 08:25

The Golden Lions and Sharks will enter their Currie Cup clash in Johannesburg with the mindset that a victory is non-negotiable.

Rugby Championship

Different Bok beast awaits - Speight

2016-09-29 21:30

In an exclusive interview with Sport24, Wallaby wing Henry Speight expects the Springboks will be a different beast at Loftus on Saturday.

Rugby Championship

Coetzee has a plan for De Klerk, Jantjies

2016-09-30 07:00

Faf de Klerk and Elton Jantjies remain part of the Springboks’ plans going forward, coach Allister Coetzee insists.

Rugby Championship

Habana set to etch his name in Bok folklore

2016-09-29 14:23

Springbok wing Bryan Habana will be out to further etch his name in Springbok folklore when he takes to the field against Australia at Loftus Versfeld.

Rugby Championship

Bok locks: We're not Bakkies and Victor!

2016-09-29 12:04

Pieter-Steph du Toit and Eben Etzebeth do not want to be compared to Bakkies Botha and Victor Matfield as a Springbok lock combination.

Currie Cup

Sharks rugby about 'winning trophies'

2016-09-29 10:52

Friday will see arguably the biggest match of the Currie Cup 2016 season so far when the Golden Lions host the Sharks.

Rugby Championship

McKenzie set to become All Black No 1 154

2016-09-29 07:01

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has named his team for their Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Buenos Aires.


Former Bok Januarie banned until October

2016-09-29 12:00

Former Springbok Ricky Januarie has been suspended for four weeks for a dangerous tackle, the French Rugby League have confirmed.


Clermont sign Aussie Charles as injury cover

2016-09-28 19:42

Australian international hooker Nathan Charles has been signed by Clermont as medical cover, the Top 14 side said on Wednesday.

Rugby Championship

Oz skipper recalls Loftus debut, facing Joost

2016-09-28 14:36

As he prepares for a showdown against the Boks at Loftus, Wallaby skipper Stephen Moore recalls his first encounter at the ground.

Currie Cup

WP call on De Allende for Boland clash

2016-09-28 12:24

Damian de Allende will play his first Currie Cup match of the season when Western Province face the Boland Cavaliers at Newlands on Friday.


Love 2 Meet

Jake White will leave his job as Montpellier coach next year. Where would you like to see the former Springbok coach, coach next?

English Premiership flutter

Take Sport24's "expert" tips at your peril...


Big month in the world of golf as the FedEx Cup concludes on the PGA Tour, the Race to Dubai gathers steam on the European Tour and the Sunshine Tour offers local golfers the chance to bank some cash. Oh, and not forgetting the USA v Europe Ryder Cup showdown at Hazeltine!

Latest blogs

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.