Cheetahs overcome Kings challenge

2016-02-12 22:38

The Cheetahs have beaten the Southern Kings in their pre-season friendly in Port Elizabeth.

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Rugby

Gold heaps praise on Coetzee

2016-02-12 16:30

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold has heaped praise on Marcell Coetzee, who captained the Sharks in their win over Toulouse.

 
Rugby

Lions send condolences to ex-Bok

2016-02-12 13:14

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has paid condolences to former Springbok Moaner van Heerden after the passing of his son, Gerhard.

 
Rugby

Gold proud of Sharks' efforts

2016-02-12 12:55

Sharks director of rugby Gary Gold is pleased with what his charges achieved on their pre-season tour to France.

 
Six Nations

Concussion worries for Sexton

2016-02-12 09:00

Ireland's Johnny Sexton insists he is fit for the clash against France, but he must overcome worries about his future after a series of head injuries.

 
Rugby

Sharks too strong for Toulouse

2016-02-12 06:30

The Sharks ended their French tour on a high note when they beat Toulouse at the Stade Ernest-Wallon.

 
Rugby

Sevens experience to boost Stormers

2016-02-11 18:03

Cheslin Kolbe and Juan de Jongh's Sevens experiences will be an asset to the Stormers in Super Rugby, says Robbie Fleck.

 
Rugby

Carr leads Stormers in Jaguares duel

2016-02-11 12:37

No 8 Nizaam Carr will captain the Stormers in their pre-season friendly against the Jaguares at Newlands.

 
Rugby

Lions welcome new sponsor

2016-02-11 14:07

The Golden Lions Rugby Union has welcomed ASUS South Africa as its new technical sponsor.

 
Six Nations

Noves shuffles French pack for Ireland

2016-02-11 12:51

Wing Teddy Thomas replaces Hugo Bonneval in one of six changes made by France coach Guy Noves for the Six Nations clash with Ireland.

 
Tank Lanning

Who pays Pollard’s salary?

2016-02-11 08:24

Players may be happy to skip an off-season, instead of chasing cash in Japan, but Tank Lanning suggests that it might be the insurers who demand one.

 
Rugby

Coetzee expected to join Ulster

2016-02-10 22:06

Springbok and Sharks flanker Marcell Coetzee is reportedly close to joining PRO12 side Ulster for the 2016/17 season.

 
Varsity Cup

Small: Varsity Cup try rule is rubbish

2016-02-10 15:59

Former Springbok wing James Small is no fan of the new try-scoring rules adopted in this year’s Varsity Cup.

 
Rugby

Beware: There’ll be more ‘Pollards’

2016-02-10 13:00

Rob Houwing suspects Handre Pollard’s cruel, year-ending setback may be traced in some way to SA players foregoing proper off-seasons.

 
Rugby

Pollard only back in 2017

2016-02-10 10:00

Springbok and Bulls flyhalf Handre Pollard is only likely to return to the rugby field in 2017 after rupturing knee ligaments.

 
Rugby

Bok lock Lood unleashed on Kings

2016-02-10 07:07

Lood de Jager will start at lock for the Cheetahs when they tackle the Southern Kings in a warm-up match in Port Elizabeth.

 
Rugby

Sharks: There’s a great new mood

2016-02-12 14:34

Yes, it’s only pre-season but Rob Houwing already senses an entirely more vibrant spirit and unity in the Sharks squad of 2016.

 
Six Nations

Eddie Jones makes 3 changes for Italy

2016-02-12 12:26

England have recalled scrumhalf Ben Youngs, lock Courtney Lawes, and prop Mako Vunipola for their Six Nations match away to Italy.

 
Rugby

Etzebeth honoured by presidency role

2016-02-12 11:50

Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth is honoured to be named South African Rugby Players Association president.

 
Six Nations

Biggar primed for Scotland showdown

2016-02-12 09:00

Dan Biggar has recovered from injury to boost Wales as they look to continue their Six Nations dominance over Scotland.

 
Sevens

Kaplan rubbishes World Rugby's decision

2016-02-12 07:19

Jonathan Kaplan has rubbished World Rugby's decision to not punish the All Black Sevens side despite them fielding eight players in a game.

 
Six Nations

Ireland changes as Earls, Zebo miss out

2016-02-11 16:05

Johnny Sexton, Sean O'Brien and Rob Kearney are all fit and in the Irish team to face France in the Six Nations.

 
Rugby

Marais holds no grudges against Kings

2016-02-11 14:07

Cheetahs prop Charles Marais holds no grudges against the Kings, who did not offer him a Super Rugby contract.

 
Six Nations

Biggar in unchanged Wales team

2016-02-11 13:50

Flyhalf Dan Biggar has been named in an unchanged Wales team for the Six Nations clash with Scotland after overcoming an ankle injury.

 
Sevens

No action taken against All Black Sevens

2016-02-11 11:30

World Rugby has stated that no action will be taken against the New Zealand sevens team despite them fielding an extra player.

 
Rugby

All Blacks guru mum on his future

2016-02-11 10:27

New Zealand coaching maestro Wayne Smith is tight-lipped about his future but confirmed he has options.

 
Rugby

Sharks to head to Mauritius for 10s

2016-02-10 19:28

The Sharks have confirmed their participation in the World Club 10s tournament to be played in Mauritius.

 
Springboks

Super Rugby form will determine Bok No 10

2016-02-10 14:21

It is almost pointless to have discussions now about who the Springbok No 10 will be for the June Tests, says Lloyd Burnard.

 
Rugby

Stormers to cut ties with Boland?

2016-02-10 13:00

The Boland Rugby Union looks set to be excluded from the Stormers franchise, a report indicates.

 
Rugby

Flyhalf injuries open door for Elton

2016-02-10 09:00

The early season injuries to Bok incumbents Handre Pollard and Pat Lambie have opened the door for Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies to establish himself.

 
Rugby

Southern Kings name team for Cheetahs friendly

2016-02-09 16:32

Veteran lock Steven Sykes will lead the Southern Kings in a friendly against the Cheetahs on Friday.

 
Rugby

Yantolo appointed new SARU refs manager

2016-02-12 14:34

Former referee Mzwamadoda Yantolo has been appointed as SA Rugby’s new Referees Manager .

 
Rugby

Carr: Stormers draw not easy

2016-02-12 12:55

Nizaam Carr says the Stormers' Super Rugby draw may appear 'easy' on the surface, but the team is not thinking that way.

 
Rugby

Bok legend’s son declared brain-dead

2016-02-12 10:20

Former Springbok lock Moaner van Heerden’s son, Gerhard, has been declared brain-dead after suffering a massive aneurysm.

 
Rugby

Etzebeth named SARPA president

2016-02-12 09:00

Springbok and Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth has been named president of the South African Rugby Players Association.

 
Rugby

Bulls hit by Labuschagne injury

2016-02-11 19:58

Bulls loose forward Lappies Labuschagne has been ruled out of Super Rugby action for eight weeks due to an ankle injury.

 
Rugby

Sharks confirm Coetzee's departure

2016-02-11 14:07

The Sharks on Thursday confirmed that Marcell Coetzee will join Ulster at the conclusion of the 2016 Super Rugby campaign.

 
Rugby

Jantjies starts at pivot against Bulls

2016-02-11 12:30

Lions coach Johan Ackermann has named his team for their pre-season friendly against the Bulls in Polokwane.

 
Six Nations

Taylor in for injured Scott

2016-02-11 13:53

Scotland replaced injured centre Matt Scott with Duncan Taylor in the only change for the Six Nations match at Wales.

 
Rugby

Springbok laid low by heart condition

2016-02-11 08:50

Springbok wing Cornal Hendricks rugby career is hanging in the balance due to a serious heart condition, a report indicates.

 
Rugby

ARU chief desperate to keep Pocock

2016-02-11 07:16

ARU chief Bill Pulver says he is open to David Pocock taking a sabbatical and is not ruling out any option that allows him to retain top players.

 
Rugby

Pape extends Stade contract

2016-02-10 19:11

Former France captain Pascal Pape will see out the rest of his career at Stade Francais after a contract extension.

 
Rugby

Kriel, Serfontein unite in midfield

2016-02-10 14:06

Jesse Kriel and Jan Serfontein will partner each other for the first time in the Bulls midfield this weekend.

 
Rugby

RWC: All Blacks put Bok friendship on ice

2016-02-10 11:20

The All Blacks were told to be careful of their off-field friendships with the Springboks during last year’s Rugby World Cup.

 
Sevens

Joubert at centre of sevens controversy

2016-02-10 08:46

SA referee Craig Joubert is in the spotlight once again after failing to notice that NZ fielded eight players in a match at the Sydney Sevens.

 
Rugby

Pocock mulls one-year sabbatical

2016-02-10 07:24

Star Australian backrower David Pocock is considering a one-year sabbatical from rugby to study in England, a report has said.

 
 

 
 
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