As it happened: Australia v New Zealand

2017-08-19 13:59

Score update from the Rugby Championship match between Australia and New Zealand at the ANZ Stadium in Sydney.

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Rugby Championship

LIVE: Springboks v Argentina

2017-08-19 14:19

LIVE scoring and interactive commentary on the Rugby Championship Test between South Africa and Argentina from Port Elizabeth.

 
Currie Cup

WP embarrass Golden Lions at Newlands

2017-08-18 20:44

Western Province exposed the Golden Lions' lack of depth with a comprehensive Currie Cup victory at Newlands.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks begin journey of discovery against Pumas

2017-08-18 14:23

South Africa launch their Rugby Championship campaign at home to Argentina knowing they have not convinced everyone a new chapter has begun.

 
Rugby

Loffie quits job in USA, heads back to SA

2017-08-18 13:46

Eugene ‘Loffie’ Eloff is returning to South Africa after quitting as head coach of American professional team, the Austin Huns.

 
Super Rugby

Ioane sticks around at Crusaders

2017-08-18 12:06

Crusaders chief executive Hamish Riach has confirmed that former Wallaby Digby Ioane will stay at the Crusaders until the end of 2018.

 
Rugby Championship

PE nears sell-out for Boks v Pumas

2017-08-18 09:50

There are just 3 000 tickets left for Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and Argentina in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby Championship

4 stats and facts: Springboks v Argentina

2017-08-18 09:02

Four stats and facts ahead of Saturday's Springboks v Argentina Rugby Championship clash in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks to win by 14 in PE - bookies

2017-08-18 07:03

The Springboks will have no trouble securing a win over Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, say local bookmakers.

 
Rugby

Ex-Sharks lock in Scotland squad

2017-08-18 07:54

Former Sharks lock Anton Bresler has been picked in Scotland’s 41-man squad to attend a two-day camp.

 
Currie Cup

Springbok squad members boost Currie Cup

2017-08-17 19:47

Four of the five Springbok squad members released for Currie Cup duty this weekend will take to the field for their respective provinces.

 
Rugby Championship

'No-nonsense' Etzebeth growing as leader

2017-08-17 15:52

Lock Eben Etzebeth is growing into his role as captain of the Springboks, says coach Allister Coetzee.

 
Currie Cup

Bok boost for Loftus-bound Cheetahs

2017-08-17 14:53

Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has named his team for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls.

 
Currie Cup

Cloete starts for Pumas against Griquas

2017-08-17 14:29

Chris Cloete will start his first match for the Pumas when they travel to fortress Kimberley to face the high-riding Griquas in their Currie Cup match.

 
Rugby Championship

Hansen dismisses fresh Aaron Smith allegations

2017-08-17 14:02

All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has dismissed rumours that scrumhalf Aaron Smith misinformed team management about the sex scandal.

 
Super Rugby

Waratahs' Lucas makes Brumbies switch

2017-08-17 12:38

Brumbies have signed scrumhalf Matt Lucas on a two-year deal that will see him join the team for the 2018 Super Rugby season.

 
Rugby Championship

All Blacks aim for post-Lions rebound v Wallabies

2017-08-17 10:56

The All Blacks will be out to reassert their dominance as the wounded Wallabies look to the return of Kurtley Beale to trigger an upset in Sydney.

 
Rugby Championship

Smith: Pumas will not play like their Super-side

2017-08-17 07:17

The Jaguares’ poor run in Super Rugby will not affect Argentina’s performance in the Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby Championship

Bok coaching staff empower promising PE coaches

2017-08-16 22:32

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee and his coaching staff have shared their rugby knowledge and experience with more than 60 club and schools coaches

 
Rugby Championship

Beale relishing Wallabies return

2017-08-16 20:33

Kurtley Beale is all but certain of starting in his first Wallabies match since 2015 this weekend, marking his return to Australian rugby.

 
Rugby Championship

Lions Boks have moved on

2017-08-16 16:08

Springbok flyhalf Elton Jantjies has written off any possibility of the national team suffering a hangover from the Lions’ defeat in the recent Super Rugby final.

 
Rugby

Scotland hand call-ups to seven uncapped players

2017-08-17 16:49

Gregor Townsend has named seven uncapped players in his 41-man squad for Scotland's pre-season training camp in St Andrews.

 
Currie Cup

Lions have put horror half hour behind them

2017-08-16 12:50

As they prepare to face Western Province at Newlands, the Golden Lions have put their capitulation against the Sharks behind them.

 
Super Rugby

Crusaders bolster back row stocks

2017-08-16 11:29

The Crusaders have locked in two more loose forwards for the 2018 season, with Pete Samu and Tom Sanders both committing to the team.

 
Rugby Championship

Springboks' perfect record at Nelson Mandela Bay

2017-08-16 09:13

The Springboks have not lost in four Test matches at the iconic Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby

Tuilagi remorseful and changed man - club coach

2017-08-15 22:53

Troubled centre Manu Tuilagi is aware he messed up at the recent England squad get-together but will be the better man for it.

 
Rugby

Stormers' Coleman joins Kings

2017-08-15 18:07

The Kings have announced the first group of squad members who will competing in the first ever PRO14 from September.

 
Rugby

Davids continues as Kings coach

2017-08-15 15:12

Deon Davids will lead the Southern Kings into unchartered territory as the Port Elizabeth-based side prepares for their PRO14 campaign.

 
Rugby Championship

5 Springboks released for Currie Cup duty

2017-08-15 14:40

Five Springboks have been released from the squad to take part in Currie Cup duty for their provinces.

 
Currie Cup

Racial incident mars Ellis Park Currie Cup clash

2017-08-15 12:56

Another racist crowd incident has played out of Ellis Park, this time after Saturday's Currie Cup clash between the Golden Lions and Sharks.

 
Rugby

AfriForum posts open quota letter to SuperSport

2017-08-15 13:15

AfriForum has written an open letter to SuperSport requesting the pay-channel’s policy on freedom of speech to be put in writing.

 
Rugby Championship

Smith backs All Blacks' approach to head knocks

2017-08-15 11:20

Ben Smith believes the All Blacks' cautious approach to head knocks is the right one even if it means key players are forced to miss Tests.

 
Rugby Championship

Cronje an injury doubt for Boks

2017-08-15 09:49

Springbok scrumhalf Ross Cronje is an injury concern for Saturday's Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.

 
Rugby Championship

Bok pivot Pollard remains sidelined

2017-08-15 07:02

Handre Pollard has been ruled out of contention for selection for the Springboks' opening Rugby Championship opener against Argentina.

 
Rugby Championship

Hooper dreams of Bledisloe Cup upset

2017-08-19 11:26

After 15 years of losing the Bledisloe Cup to the All Blacks, Wallabies captain Michael Hooper is focusing on winning the trophy.

 
Super Rugby

Force 'won't give up' on Super Rugby

2017-08-18 19:02

The Western Force are continuing their fight to save their Super Rugby status from 2018's edition of the tournament.

 
Rugby Championship

Versatile Nyakane gives Coetzee options

2017-08-18 12:20

Trevor Nyakane has been hard at work, and he has earned another chance in a Springbok jersey this weekend.

 
Currie Cup

Fresh blow: WP Rugby lose kit sponsor

2017-08-18 11:00

The end of their long-time alliance with kit sponsor giant adidas potentially adds to the current woes facing WP Rugby, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Super Rugby

Crusaders bolster back row stocks

2017-08-18 12:07

The Crusaders have locked in two more loose forwards for the 2018 season, with Pete Samu and Tom Sanders both committing to the team.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks set for 100th Rugby Championship Test

2017-08-18 09:27

The Springboks will play their 100th match in the southern hemisphere’s Rugby Championship when they face Argentina in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby Championship

All Blacks work on misfiring lineout

2017-08-18 09:28

The All Blacks identified their lineout as a weak point against the Lions and plan a big fix against the Wallabies, lock Brodie Retallick has said.

 
Rugby Championship

Coetzee happy with loose trio balance

2017-08-17 22:25

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he is happy with the balance in his loose trio ahead of Saturday's clash against Argentina.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks: Coenie to rediscover his Paris power?

2017-08-17 20:09

With the SA tighthead berth in a state of flux, Coenie Oosthuizen has a golden chance now to try to nail down No 3 for a while, writes Rob Houwing

 
Rugby Championship

Coetzee: Selecting Bosch a 'must'

2017-08-17 18:09

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee is looking for a lot from youngster Curwin Bosch in Saturday's Rugby Championship clash against Argentina.

 
Rugby Championship

Cassiem starts at No 8 for Boks, Bosch on bench

2017-08-17 14:06

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named his side for their opening Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby

Bristol make Piutau world’s highest paid player

2017-08-17 14:42

Former All Black utility back Charles Piutau is reportedly set to become the world’s highest paid rugby player.

 
Currie Cup

Van Zyl's young WP side eye Currie Cup glory

2017-08-17 14:07

Despite having a young side, Western Province are determined to lift silverware in this year's Currie Cup, captain Chris van Zyl says.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks: Win with bit to spare, please!

2017-08-17 12:23

Anything but a fairly resounding home win against the Pumas will drag the Boks back toward square one in their resurgence drive, insists Rob Houwing.

 
Currie Cup

Gelant at fullback for Blue Bulls

2017-08-17 12:18

Blue Bulls coach, Nollis Marais, has named Warrick Gelant at fullback for his side's Currie Cup match against the Free State Cheetahs.

 
Rugby Championship

Jantjies: Boks will have to be sharp

2017-08-17 10:21

Flyhalf Elton Jantjies has stressed that the Springboks cannot afford to rest on their laurels when they tackle Argentina.

 
Rugby Championship

Wallabies surprise with Bledisloe selections

2017-08-17 06:40

Australia coach Michael Cheika has handed Kurtley Beale his first start at inside centre in his Wallabies team to play NZ in the Rugby Championship opener.

 
Rugby Championship

Hooper dismisses 'unfit Wallabies' rumours

2017-08-16 21:50

Australia captain Michael Hooper has dismissed rumours that his squad is out of form and unfit going into the Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby Championship

Sonny Bill returns for All Blacks

2017-08-16 19:40

New Zealand have named their side to face Australia in their Bledisloe Cup opener, with Sonny Bill Williams and Damian McKenzie starting.

 
Super Rugby

Treeby highlights differences between SA and NZ rugby

2017-08-16 14:25

Stormers centre Shaun Treeby feels there are still differences between the South African and New Zealand rugby.

 
Rugby Championship

All Blacks ready to prove point

2017-08-16 14:14

New Zealand's failure to overcome the British and Irish Lions may end up being very bad news for their Rugby Championship rivals.

 
Super Rugby

Rebels poised to swoop for Wessels

2017-08-16 12:50

The Rebels have targeted Force coach Dave Wessels as a potential replacement for the departed Tony McGahan if the Perth team lose their battle to stay in Super Rugby.

 
Rugby Championship

Wallabies battling to win back the faith

2017-08-16 11:20

Michael Cheika's rebuilding Wallabies suffered a blow to their confidence during the June internationals and may struggle to get it back when they start the Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby Championship

Beale set for Wallabies return

2017-08-16 09:13

Playmaker Kurtley Beale has declared himself fit for this weekend's Rugby Championship opener against New Zealand.

 
Springboks

Spotlight on Elton’s back-up

2017-08-15 21:42

Franco Smith was playing his cards close to his chest when he was asked who would be Bok first choice if flyhalf Elton Jantjies was to be injured during the Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby

SA Schools lose again as France prevail in tight encounter

2017-08-15 17:50

SA Schools have lost their second successive match in the Under-19 International Series, going down to France.

 
Currie Cup

Leyds returns for WP against Lions

2017-08-15 16:00

Cobus Wiese will make his senior debut for Western Province against the Golden Lions at Newlands on Friday night.

 
Rugby Championship

Injured French ref out of All Blacks Tests

2017-08-15 13:10

Jérôme Garcès has withdrawn from the upcoming Rugby Championship Tests between Australia and New Zealand.

 
Super Rugby

McCaffrey returns to the Brumbies

2017-08-15 14:02

Loose forward Lachlan McCaffrey will re-join the Brumbies for the 2018 Super Rugby season after signing a deal with the Canberra-based team.

 
Super Rugby

Dick Muir linked with job at Sharks

2017-08-15 12:27

Former coach Dick Muir could return to the Sharks for next year’s Super Rugby competition.

 
Rugby Championship

Bosch edges closer to Springbok debut

2017-08-15 10:00

The news that Handre Pollard is still unfit means that a Curwin Bosch Springbok debut is likely against Argentina on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

Back to business as usual for All Blacks

2017-08-15 10:00

The All Blacks juggernaut hit a road bump in the Lions series but it should be back to business as usual for the world champions in the Rugby Championship.

 
Super Rugby

Wallaby Genia signs with Rebels

2017-08-15 07:02

Wallabies vice-captain Will Genia will return to play his club rugby in Australia with Super Rugby's Melbourne Rebels.

 
Rugby Championship

All Black Kaino returns home for 'personal' reasons

2017-08-19 07:00

All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino has returned home for a "personal matter", just hours before the side's first Rugby Championship clash with Australia.

 
Rugby

Sendin calls for big improvement in U19 series finale

2017-08-18 18:50

SA Schools coach Lance Sendin called for a big improvement from his team in their final Under-19 series match against England in Crawford.

 
Rugby Championship

Hansen wary of Wallabies threat

2017-08-18 14:23

All Blacks head coach Steve Hansen believes the Wallabies aren't to be underestimated when the sides face off in the Rugby Championship.

 
Super Rugby

3 Super Rugby franchises to hold crisis talks with ARU

2017-08-18 13:46

Three of Australia's Super Rugby franchises will conduct a meeting with the Australian Rugby Union to discuss the future of Australian rugby.

 
Rugby Championship

Wallabies plan to stay the pace with All Blacks

2017-08-18 11:00

Skipper Michael Hooper urged his Wallabies team to stick with the All Blacks in the hope of pulling off a morale-restoring win in the Rugby Championship series opener.

 
Rugby Championship

EXCLUSIVE: Pumas mentally ready for Boks

2017-08-18 09:45

In an exclusive interview with Sport24, Argentina captain Agustin Creevy says his charges are ready mentally to tackle the Springboks.

 
Rugby Championship

Boks boast healthy win record v Pumas

2017-08-18 08:30

The Springboks go into their Rugby Championship Test against Argentina in Port Elizabeth with a healthy head-to-head record.

 
Currie Cup

WRAP: Currie Cup - Week 6

2017-08-18 20:40

Dates, venues, kick-off times and line-ups for Week 6 of the 2017 Currie Cup tournament.

 
Rugby

Head injury assessment set at 10 minutes, say rugby chiefs

2017-08-17 21:18

Players who leave the field of play during a rugby match for a Head Injury Assessment must stay off the pitch for 10 minutes.

 
Rugby Championship

Argentina recall 3 for Bok Test

2017-08-17 18:08

Argentina have made three changes to the team that defeated Georgia in June for their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby Championship

Hansen explains Kaino omission

2017-08-17 14:43

Steve Hansen has explained his decision to omit Jerome Kaino from his matchday squad for the Rugby Championship opener against Australia.

 
Super Rugby

Blues lock in second row duo

2017-08-17 14:42

Locks Scott Scrafton and Gerard Cowley-Tuioti have signed extended Super Rugby contracts with the Blues until 2019.

 
Currie Cup

Blue Bulls loan 4 players to Kings

2017-08-17 13:22

Four current Blue Bulls players will join the Southern Kings to compete in the PRO14 tournament.

 
Rugby Championship

Fans back Boks to finish second-best to All Blacks

2017-08-17 11:22

The vast majority of Sport24's rugby fans believe the Springboks will claim the runners-up spot in this year’s Rugby Championship.

 
Rugby Championship

NZ Rugby to re-investigate Aaron Smith toilet tryst

2017-08-17 10:57

New Zealand Rugby has instructed an independent lawyer to re-open the investigation into the Aaron Smith toilet tryst.

 
Currie Cup

Sharks loan 4 players to Kings

2017-08-17 09:00

The Sharks have agreed to loan four players to the Southern Kings as the Port Elizabeth-franchise prepares for the PRO14.

 
Rugby Championship

Argentina consider change in selection policy

2017-08-16 22:40

Argentina may be forced to rethink their selection policy if they do not have a successful Rugby Championship campaign this season.

 
Rugby

Hartley tells Tuilagi, Solomona to make amends

2017-08-16 21:02

England captain Dylan Hartley has told Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona to prove they are worthy of a recall after being sent home early from a pre-season camp.

 
Rugby Championship

Opportunity knocks again for Coenie

2017-08-16 18:06

The misfortune that has befallen regular Bok tighthead Frans Malherbe and the timing of Ruan Dreyer’s paternity leave has offered Coenie Oosthuizen a gilt edged opportunity.

 
Currie Cup

Springbok Marnitz Boshoff joins Blue Bulls

2017-08-16 13:27

Former Springbok flyhalf Marnitz Boshoff has joined the Blue Bulls on a two year deal.

 
Rugby Championship

Whitelock wary of Wallabies lineout threat

2017-08-16 14:14

All Blacks lock Sam Whitelock is not underestimating the Wallabies particularly the lineout threat posed by Adam Coleman and Rory Arnold.

 
Currie Cup

WP captain fed up with yellow cards

2017-08-16 11:21

Western Province captain Chris van Zyl has urged his players to improve their discipline as they prepare to host the Golden Lions.

 
Currie Cup

Cheetahs lock off to France

2017-08-16 10:20

Free State Cheetahs lock Armandt Koster has signed a deal with French club Grenoble.

 
Currie Cup

Bulls working hard on improving defence

2017-08-16 07:23

The Blue Bulls are working hard at improving their defence, coach Nollis Marais has stressed.

 
Currie Cup

Injury woes grow for Blue Bulls

2017-08-15 20:09

The Blue Bulls have been left with several injuries after playing three Currie Cup matches in eight days.

 
Currie Cup

Van Rooyen to captain Lions for WP clash

2017-08-15 16:24

The Golden Lions travel to Cape Town to face Western Province this weekend and do so with a new captain in Jacques van Rooyen.

 
Currie Cup

Lions: We will get to bottom of racist incident

2017-08-15 14:40

The Lions have responded to a video that is being circulated of an alleged racist incident that took place at Ellis Park on Saturday.

 
Rugby Championship

Kaino to address tackle technique

2017-08-15 14:02

All Blacks loose forward Jerome Kaino says he will alter the way he defends after two detrimental dismissals for the Blues and All Blacks.

 
Currie Cup

Bulls fullback cops one-match ban

2017-08-15 12:22

Blue Bulls fullback Duncan Matthews has been banned for one match following a dangerous tackle.

 
Rugby Championship

Jake White hits out: Red Bok jersey a marketing tool

2017-08-15 11:20

Jake White has launched a scathing attack on the administrators who opted for the Springboks to wear a red jersey.

 
Herman Mostert

Rugby’s 15 v 14 dilemma

2017-08-15 10:39

Rugby coaches need to drum home to players how costly yellow and red cards are in the outcome of matches, argues Herman Mostert.

 
Rugby

Hendricks gets lifeline at Kings

2017-08-15 08:40

Former Springbok wing Cornal Hendricks has received the opportunity to revive his career at the Southern Kings.

 
 

 
 
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