Newcastle sign Sharks hooker

2016-06-30 20:14

Newcastle have added further hooking experience to their ranks by signing Kyle Cooper from Super Rugby franchise the Sharks.


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Super Rugby

Labuschagne leads Bulls against Jaguares

2016-06-30 17:53

Bulls coach Nollis Marais has named Lappies Labuschagne captain in place of the rested Adriaan Strauss for their visit to the Jaguares.

Super Rugby

Another loose forward setback for Lions

2016-06-30 15:45

The Lions have another loose forward setback with the news that Derick Minnie has been released from his contract.

Super Rugby

Cheetahs change 2 for Force visit

2016-06-30 13:01

Franco Smith has made a couple of changes to his team to play the Force in Bloemfontein.

Super Rugby

All Blacks stars return for Blues

2016-06-30 13:02

Jerome Kaino, Patrick Tuipulotu, Ofa Tu'ungafasi and Male Sa'u return to the Blues line-up for Saturday's clash with the Hurricanes.


Ex-All Black Jane heads to Japan

2016-06-30 12:40

Former All Blacks wing Cory Jane has signed a two-year contract with Japan's Toshiba Brave Lupus, though he will return to play for the Hurricanes next year.

Super Rugby

Taute returns for Stormers

2016-06-30 10:00

The Stormers have named their side for Saturday's crucial Super Rugby clash against the Rebels in Melbourne.

Super Rugby

Tatekawa leads depleted Sunwolves

2016-06-30 09:23

Harumichi Tatekawa will captain the Sunwolves in the absence of Shota Horie when they take on the Waratahs this Saturday.

Super Rugby

Chiefs bench Cruden for key Crusaders clash

2016-06-30 08:34

Chiefs have chosen folk-hero Stephen Donald over Aaron Cruden as playmaker in their battle for Super Rugby game against Crusaders.

Super Rugby

Sharks defence coach the 'difference'

2016-06-29 17:26

Sharks defence coach Omar Mouneimne has had a major impact on the side in 2016, says Tendai Mtawarira.

Super Rugby

Sharks accept underdogs tag

2016-06-29 14:25

The Sharks reckon they are on a finals footing this week so it shouldn’t be surprising that they are happy to embrace the underdogs tag.

Super Rugby

Wind knocked out of Super Rugby's sails?

2016-06-29 11:51

The June International break has not done Super Rugby 2016 any favours, writes Lloyd Burnard.

Super Rugby

Brumbies release prop Anae

2016-06-29 11:29

Brumbies prop Albert Anae has been granted an immediate release from his contract with the club to join Japanese outfit Mitsubishi.

Super Rugby

Reds name side for Brumbies trip

2016-06-29 09:45

The Reds have named their side for Friday's return to Super Rugby against the Brumbies in Canberra.


Blitzboks get favourable Rio draw

2016-06-29 09:30

The Blitzboks are seeded second for the Olympic Sevens as rugby returns to the Games for the first time in 92 years.


France's Jutge new European rugby ref boss

2016-06-28 16:26

France's Joel Jutge has been appointed as the new head of match officials by European Professional Club Rugby.


Glasgow add Sharks' Namibian lock to ranks

2016-06-28 14:36

Glasgow Warriors have signed second-row Tjiuee Uanivi from the Sharks, subject to a visa and medical, on a one-year deal.

Super Rugby

Kings young guns bolster side for Highlanders clash

2016-06-30 17:13

Southern Kings head coach Deon Davids has announced four changes to his starting lineup to face the Highlanders.

Super Rugby

Host of SA players head overseas after Super Rugby

2016-06-30 13:51

SA Rugby may have succeeded in keeping many of our top players in the country, but just below that the game is facing a massive player exodus.

Super Rugby

Umaga wants Barrett at Blues

2016-06-30 13:02

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made it no secret that he wants to sign Hurricanes flyhalf Beauden Barrett.

Super Rugby

McMahon to lead Rebels against Stormers

2016-06-30 13:02

Flanker Sean McMahon will lead the Rebels into the final home game of the season against the Stormers in Melbourne on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Pitch problems for Stormers

2016-06-30 11:01

The Stormers will not able to train on the AAMI Park pitch ahead of their Super Rugby clash against the Rebels on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Former All Black Jane off to Japan

2016-06-30 09:50

Former All Blacks winger Cory Jane will join the Japanese rugby club Toshiba Brave Lupus on a two-year deal.


Hendricks hasn't given up on rugby return

2016-06-30 08:58

Cornal Hendricks, currently battling a heart condition, says he has not given up on a return to professional rugby.

Super Rugby

Lions must go on without influential Whiteley

2016-06-29 23:00

While he is gutted to have lost his captain and leader, Lions coach Johan Ackermann believes the team are on course for the playoffs in Super Rugby.


Goosen extends Racing 92 contract

2016-06-30 09:30

Johan Goosen has extended his contract with Top 14 French club Racing 92 by three years.


All Black Franks commits to London Irish

2016-06-29 15:20

London Irish have been given a boost ahead of the 2016/17 season with the news that prop Ben Franks has committed his future to the club.


Powell happy with Olympic Games draw

2016-06-29 11:51

Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell on Wednesday welcomed the draw of Team SA in Pool B of the Rugby Sevens event at the Olympic Games.

Super Rugby

Le Roux blow for Sharks - report

2016-06-29 10:48

The Sharks are set to be without Pat Lambie, Willie le Roux and Joe Pietersen for this weekend's trip to Ellis Park.

Super Rugby

Cruden to make Chiefs comeback

2016-06-29 09:46

All Blacks flyhalf Aaron Cruden will make his Super Rugby comeback for the Chiefs on Friday after recovering from a neck injury.

Super Rugby

Peyper set to ref Lions v Sharks derby

2016-06-29 10:25

The match officials for this weekend's Super Rugby games have been confirmed, with Jaco Peyper in charge of the Lions v Sharks SA derby.

Super Rugby

Whiteley ruled out of Super Rugby

2016-06-28 14:54

The Lions will be without captain Warren Whiteley for the rest of the Super Rugby campaign.

Super Rugby

Rebels lock set to join Bordeaux

2016-06-28 14:35

Luke Jones will play his last home game as he is set to join Bordeaux on a two-year deal at the end of the Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Fleck: Battered Boks have momentum

2016-06-30 14:30

The Stormers have five players in their team for Saturday's clash against the Rebels who are returning from Springbok duty.

Super Rugby

Lions name formidable side for Sharks visit

2016-06-30 12:29

Jaco Kriel will lead the Lions against the Sharks at Ellis Park while Ruan Ackermann will stand in at No 8 in the place of Warren Whiteley.

Super Rugby

Hurricanes call on stars for Blues clash

2016-06-30 13:02

The Hurricanes' five All Blacks will start against the Blues with Chris Boyd making just one change to the team that beat the Highlanders.

Super Rugby

Gold: This weekend is 'crunch time'

2016-06-30 12:35

Sharks coach Gary Gold is fully aware of the challenge that await his side in this weekend's clash against the Lions.

Super Rugby

Ndungane at fullback for reshuffled Sharks

2016-06-30 10:55

Odwa Ndungane will start at fullback for the Sharks in Saturday's Super Rugby clash against the Lions in Johannesburg.

Tank Lanning

Kitshoff opens Pandora’s box

2016-06-30 09:37

Tank Lanning ponders the implications of selecting the impressive Steven Kitshoff, one of which could be a totally unnecessary swinger role for Trevor Nyakane.

Super Rugby

Kings players head to Japan

2016-06-30 07:44

Kings fullback, Jurgen Visser, and flyhalf, Louis Fouche, have both signed contracts in Japan for the Super Rugby off season.

Super Rugby

Hyne set for Brumbies bow

2016-06-29 20:57

The Brumbies have named their side that will face the Reds, with Ben Hyne poised to make his debut at number eight.


Champions Saracens to meet Toulon in Euro Cup

2016-06-29 16:15

Saracens face a tough defence of their Champions Cup title after being drawn alongside Toulon in the pool stages of the 2016/17 tournament.

Super Rugby

Amy Perrett makes Super Rugby history

2016-06-29 12:24

Australian referee Amy Perrett is set to become the first female assistant referee to feature in a Super Rugby match.

Super Rugby

Strong look to Crusaders

2016-06-29 11:29

The Crusaders have named their team to play the Chiefs in Suva as New Zealand's two leading sides meet in an historic game.


Beast wants to be 'Superman'

2016-06-29 09:03

Tendai Mtawarira says he wants to be Superman every time he pulls on a Springbok jersey.


'Ridiculous' season intensifies calls for global calendar

2016-06-28 22:17

As the northern hemisphere's players embarked on flights back home, coaches lined up to decry the burden the current calendar puts on players.

Super Rugby

Bok flyhalf showdown may not happen

2016-06-28 18:17

The appetising prospect of seeing the two Springbok frontline flyhalves testing their skills against one another may not happen.

Super Rugby

Bulls rest Strauss for Jaguares trip

2016-06-28 14:47

The Bulls have announced their Super Rugby squad that will travel to Argentina for this weekend's clash against the Jaguares.

Super Rugby

Bulls lose Hattingh for Jaguares trip

2016-06-28 12:14

The Bulls will be without the services of lock Grant Hattingh for this weekend's clash against the Jaguares in Argentina.


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