Stormers select new halfback pairing for Sharks

2017-05-25 14:23

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck has made some key changes to the backline to face the Sharks at Kings Park in Durban.

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Rugby

Steyn starts for BaaBaas against England

2017-05-25 13:49

South African's Frans Steyn as well as England's Alex Goode and Steffon Armitage will start for the Barbarians against England at Twickenham.

 
Super Rugby

Super Rugby: Weekend teams

2017-05-25 14:18

Dates, venues, kick-offs time and line-ups for Round 14 of the 2017 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.

 
Super Rugby

Van Jaarsveld to lead Cheetahs against Sunwolves

2017-05-25 11:10

Torsten van Jaarsveld will lead the Cheetahs against the Sunwolves for this weekend's Super Rugby clash in Tokyo.

 
Super Rugby

He's back! Dagg returns for Crusaders

2017-05-25 09:25

All Blacks and Crusaders wing Israel Dagg will make a welcome return from injury against the Rebels in Melbourne.

 
Rugby

Beale rested for June Tests, Genia back

2017-05-25 11:28

Australia utility back Kurtley Beale will miss the Wallabies' June Tests against Fiji, Scotland and Italy, coach Michael Cheika has said.

 
Super Rugby

Barrett brothers return for Loftus tussle

2017-05-25 08:50

Hurricanes Chris Boyd has named his team for their Super Rugby clash against the Bulls in Pretoria.

 
Super Rugby

All Black hooker signs for Oyonnax

2017-05-25 07:43

Oyonnax have completed the signing of Chiefs and New Zealand hooker Hika Elliot, who will join the newly promoted Top 14 club for the 2017/18 season.

 
Sevens

Blitzboks give back in trophy roadshow

2017-05-24 21:58

The Blitzboks, Sevens World Series champions, are on a roadshow taking their hard earned trophy around the country.

 
Springboks

Coetzee: I'm never too old to learn

2017-05-24 15:48

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee says he has learned in his career that rewarding form when selecting his squads is best.

 
Super Rugby

Sharks' Nkosi relishing Stormers challenge

2017-05-24 12:55

Sharks wing Sbu Nkosi is relishing the challenge of playing against the Stormers at Kings Park on Saturday.

 
Sevens

Powell: Boks, Blitzboks can share lessons

2017-05-24 10:10

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell is open to the idea of spending some time with the Springboks in the future.

 
Mark Keohane

Fear not, Boks will whitewash France 3-0!

2017-05-24 10:51

There’s enough quality in Allister Coetzee’s Springboks squad to beat France 3-0 in the June Test series, writes Mark Keohane.

 
Super Rugby

Chiefs trio miss Blues match with concussion

2017-05-24 08:22

Chiefs head coach Dave Rennie has made three changes to his starting line-up to take on the Blues at Eden Park.

 
Super Rugby

Wallaby Mumm to retire at end of season

2017-05-24 07:05

Wallabies and Waratahs forward Dean Mumm has announced he will retire from rugby at the end of the 2017 season.

 
Springboks

Whiteley excited about Springbok captaincy

2017-05-23 19:50

New Bok skipper Warren Whiteley is understandably excited about the very big responsibility that comes with his important role in South African rugby.

 
Super Rugby

Steenkamp wants Bulls to believe

2017-05-23 18:02

Bulls flank Ruan Steenkamp believes his team-mates aren’t facing an impossible task when they meet the Hurricanes at Loftus Versfeld.

 
Sevens

WATCH: Blitzboks greeted to hero's welcome

2017-05-23 14:48

The Blitzboks were greeted by a small but passionate crowd upon their return as World Rugby Sevens Series champions.

 
Springboks

Coetzee: Why Whiteley is my captain

2017-05-23 14:47

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has explained his decision to appoint Warren Whiteley as his captain for the France series.

 
Springboks

Whiteley named new Springbok skipper

2017-05-23 13:13

Lions No 8 Warren Whiteley has been named as the new Springbok skipper for the upcoming three-Test series in June.

 
Super Rugby

Bookies now believers in Lions' title chances

2017-05-23 11:35

It remains a five-team race for the 2017 Super Rugby title if bookmakers are to be believed...

 
Rugby

Haskell 'devastated' for Vunipola

2017-05-23 11:35

New Lions call-up James Haskell admitted that he is "devastated" for injured England team-mate Billy Vunipola.

 
Super Rugby

Lienert-Brown relishing Sonny Bill showdown

2017-05-23 10:22

Chiefs centre Anton Lienert-Brown is relishing the prospect of going head-to-head with Sonny Bill Williams in Auckland on Friday.

 
Rugby

Warburton fighting fit for All Blacks challenge

2017-05-23 07:28

Sam Warburton boosted the British and Irish Lions, declaring himself fit and ready to captain them on June's daunting tour of New Zealand.

 
Springboks

5 Bok squad posers for under-pressure Coetzee

2017-05-23 07:00

Under-pressure SA coach Allister Coetzee will name his first squad of the year on Tuesday at 13:00 for the three-Test home series against France in June.

 
Super Rugby

Ackermann backs Jantjies for Bok role

2017-05-22 20:49

Lions boss Johan Ackermann believes Elton Jantjies is the right man to wear the Springbok number 10 jersey against France next month.

 
Springboks

CONFIRMED: Boks to face All Blacks in Cape Town

2017-05-22 14:02

The Springboks will host New Zealand in Cape Town in this year's Rugby Championship, SA Rugby has confirmed.

 
Super Rugby

Sharks sign Kings' Schreuder

2017-05-22 13:11

The Sharks have announced the signings of Cameron Wright, Louis Schreuder and Tyler Paul, all of whom join on two-year contracts.

 
Rugby

Smith won't turn back on Wallabies

2017-05-22 14:34

Wallabies great George Smith says he would 'never refuse' a Test recall if coach Michael Cheika were to pick him for the upcoming home series.

 
Super Rugby

Davids: Bok call-ups show Kings on right track

2017-05-22 12:04

The Kings will have four players rewarded for their efforts this week when they take part in Allister Coetzee's Johannesburg-based Springbok training camp.

 
Super Rugby

Blues wing free to play after Newlands red

2017-05-22 10:51

Blues wing Matt Duffie is free to play despite being sent off in his side’s 30-22 defeat to the Stormers at Newlands.

 
Sevens

NZ Sevens leg moved from Wellington

2017-05-22 10:23

The troubled NZ round of the World Rugby sevens circuit will be moved from its traditional home in Wellington.

 
Super Rugby

Fleck: No issues with Etzebeth discipline

2017-05-22 07:04

Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says it was 'tough' for Eben Etzebeth to have avoided a yellow card in Saturday's win over the Blues.

 
Sevens

Blitzboks officially crowned World Rugby Sevens Series champions

2017-05-21 19:43

The Springbok Sevens team was crowned World Rugby Sevens Series champions at the conclusion of this year's series in London.

 
Springboks

Coetzee expects physical confrontation from French

2017-05-25 13:25

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee expects a massive physical confrontation from the French as the two sides gear up for their Incoming Tours series.

 
Super Rugby

Sharks recall Oosthuizen for Stormers battle

2017-05-25 12:24

Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team to face the Stormers in a massive Super Rugby clash in Durban.

 
Rugby

England pick eight uncapped players

2017-05-25 12:37

Eddie Jones has named his England squad against the Barbarians for Sunday at Twickenham Stadium.

 
Springboks

Bok locks face interesting challenge

2017-05-25 09:04

The two Springboks in the Stormers second row engine room will get a good foretaste of the pressure they may face against France in a few weeks.

 
Super Rugby

Ben Smith returns for Highlanders

2017-05-25 09:01

Fullback Ben Smith returns after a three week break from injury to play his record equalling 127th game for the Highlanders.

 
Rugby

All Blacks awarded Spain's top sports prize

2017-05-25 09:47

New Zealand's All Blacks were awarded Spain's top sports prize for being "an example of racial and cultural integration".

 
Springboks

Allister still rewarding the innocuous

2017-05-25 07:04

While his in-form new faces are praiseworthy, Bok coach Allister Coetzee continues to also rubber-stamp mediocrity, laments Rob Houwing .

 
Springboks

Jantjies key as 'crisis' hits Bok 10s

2017-05-24 20:47

Elton Jantjies may be the Lions’ crown prince, but as the last man standing he will have to take control of the Springboks’ game plan as well against France.

 
Springboks

Coetzee's loose trio gamble could pay off big

2017-05-24 14:15

Bok coach Allister Coetzee is hoping a gamble to pair Duane Vermeulen and Warren Whiteley in the same loose trio will pay off big for the national team.

 
Rugby

Wales call up Shingler, Dollman for Pacific tour

2017-05-24 13:19

Fullback Phil Dollman and backrow forward Aaron Shingler will join up with the Wales squad for the summer Pacific Islands tour after being called up on Wednesday.

 
Super Rugby

Force No 8 out for Wallabies Tests

2017-05-24 10:55

Force No 8 Ben McCalman has suffered a recurrence of his shoulder injury and is set to miss the Wallabies' June Test matches.

 
Springboks

Bok coach explains Bismarck omission

2017-05-24 08:50

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee believes preference should be given to local players when selecting the national team.

 
Super Rugby

Francis makes miraculous recovery, starts for Blues

2017-05-24 08:22

The Blues have named a near full-strength side for their match against the Chiefs at Eden Park on Friday.

 
Springboks

Boks to 'wing it' out wide?

2017-05-23 21:57

The Springboks have little to no experience on the wings for their three-match Test series against France in June.

 
Rugby

Goode joins Barbarians squad to face England

2017-05-23 19:09

Saracens flyhalf Alex Goode has joined the Barbarians to face England this weekend at Twickenham.

 
Springboks

Kings proud of SA 'A' quartet

2017-05-23 16:50

The Southern Kings have congratulated four of their players who cracked the nod for the South Africa ‘A’ side.

 
Springboks

Lions 'rewarded' with 9 Bok inclusions

2017-05-23 14:53

The Lions have been "rewarded" for their stellar play in this year's Super Rugby with 9 players in the Springbok squad.

 
Springboks

Concussion sidelines Lambie from France series

2017-05-23 14:48

Pat Lambie was one of the notable omissions from Allister Coetzee's 31-man Springbok squad that will take on France in three Tests in June.

 
Springboks

Whiteley Bok skipper No 58, but who were the first 57?

2017-05-23 13:29

Lions No 8 Warren Whiteley has been confirmed as the 58th Springbok skipper for the upcoming three-Test series against France.

 
Springboks

Ex-Bok wing impressed by Lions duo

2017-05-23 11:35

Former Bok wing Stefan Terblanche believes there are enough talented outside backs for national coach Allister Coetzee to draw from.

 
Super Rugby

McMahon mulls Rebels future

2017-05-23 10:21

Wallabies and Melbourne Rebels backrow Sean McMahon is set to make a decision on his future within the next few weeks.

 
Super Rugby

Injury worries for Bulls ahead of 'Canes

2017-05-23 09:55

The Bulls have a number of fresh injury concerns ahead of their clash against the Hurricanes at Loftus.

 
Super Rugby

Cheetahs captain in doubt for Sunwolves clash

2017-05-23 07:17

Cheetahs captain Francois Venter could miss their Super Rugby clash against the Sunwolves in Tokyo due to a hamstring injury.

 
Rugby

Junior Boks get back to business

2017-05-22 21:54

The Junior Boks returned to the training field in Stellenbosch as they began to fine-tune their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Georgia.

 
Sevens

Ngcobo, Human return to France for another sevens mission

2017-05-22 17:51

Springbok Sevens players Sandile Ngcobo and Dewald Human will return to France this week to join up with the SA Rugby Sevens Academy squad.

 
Rugby

Gray, Hidalgo-Clyne out of Scotland tour

2017-05-22 15:30

Richie Gray and Sam Hidalgo-Clyne have been ruled out of Scotland's close-season tour through injury.

 
Super Rugby

Bulls: More bloodshed around corner?

2017-05-22 13:04

Misery for Bulls enthusiasts is at high risk of only dragging on as they weigh up expansive next foes the Hurricanes at Loftus, writes Rob Houwing.

 
Super Rugby

'Aquatas' retains Sport24 SuperBru lead

2017-05-22 13:21

"Aquatas", better known as Albert Channon, has retained the lead in the Sport24 SuperBru Super Rugby challenge after Week 13 of this year's competition.

 
Sevens

WATCH: Blitzboks have some fun with SA arrival

2017-05-22 11:30

The Blitzboks have prepared, in quite comical fashion, for their arrival back to South Africa as Sevens World Series champions.

 
Rugby

Solomona doubtful for Argentina tour

2017-05-22 10:51

Denny Solomona is doubtful for England's two-test tour of Argentina in June after sustaining a foot injury, head coach Eddie Jones has said.

 
Super Rugby

Mallett offers Etzebeth ‘anger’ advice

2017-05-22 08:35

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett has offered Eben Etzebeth some advice after the Stormers lock was yellow-carded against the Blues.

 
Rugby

Billy Vunipola out of Lions tour of NZ

2017-05-22 07:27

Billy Vunipola dealt the Lions a huge blow after it was announced that the powerhouse England backrow was pulling out of the upcoming tour of NZ.

 
Sevens

Blitzboks triumph in Plate final in London

2017-05-21 18:29

The Blitzboks have won the Plate final at the London Sevens, beating Australia at Twickenham.

 
Super Rugby

WRAP: Super Rugby - Round 14

2017-05-25 07:47

A comprehensive wrap of all the collated matches, scores and match reports from Week 14 of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

 
Super Rugby

Strauss back, Kriel on wing for Bulls

2017-05-25 12:06

Bulls skipper Adriaan Strauss is back to lead the team while Jesse Kriel is on the wing for their game against the Hurricanes.

 
Rugby

Beating All Blacks my best rugby moment - CJ

2017-05-25 10:31

Ireland’s South African-born flank, CJ Stander, said beating the All Blacks in Chicago last year was his finest rugby moment.

 
Super Rugby

Rebels welcome back Stirzaker

2017-05-25 09:46

The Rebels have made five changes to the starting line-up for Saturday night's clash with the undefeated Crusaders at AAMI Park in Melbourne.

 
Super Rugby

Sunwolves name side to face Cheetahs

2017-05-25 09:36

The Sunwolves have made several changes to their side that will take on the Cheetahs at Prince Chichibu Memorial Stadium on Saturday.

 
Rugby

CJ: Rassie has transformed Munster

2017-05-25 08:30

Ireland’s South African-born flank, CJ Stander, has hailed the impact that Rassie Erasmus has made since arriving at Munster.

 
Rugby

CJ Stander chats to Sport24

2017-05-25 07:15

In an exclusive interview, CJ Stander talks about the privilege of being named as a British and Irish Lions player and Rassie Erasmus’ impact at Munster...

 
Rugby

Second death rocks NZ rugby

2017-05-25 06:55

New Zealand rugby has suffered two fatalities in the space of eight days after a 22-year-old player suffered a cardiac arrest during a club match.

 
Rugby

R15m bailout for EP Rugby

2017-05-24 14:15

The EP Rugby Union has reportedly been saved and will be bailed out of its liquidation debt by the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.

 
Springboks

Boks to follow Lions blueprint?

2017-05-24 11:30

The Springboks will strive towards a similar game plan employed by the Lions in Super Rugby, coach Allister Coetzee has hinted.

 
Lloyd Burnard

Coetzee and the Boks ... chapter two

2017-05-24 09:58

The Springbok squad for three Tests against France is exciting, but there are causes for concern, writes Lloyd Burnard.

 
Super Rugby

Van der Westhuizen to ref Sharks-Stormers derby

2017-05-24 07:08

South Africa’s Marius van der Westhuizen will referee the South African Super Rugby derby between the Sharks and Stormers.

 
Super Rugby

Read signs All Black deal through to 2019 RWC

2017-05-24 07:08

All Blacks captain Kieran Read has signed a deal to stay in New Zealand rugby through to the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

 
Sevens

Blitzboks proud to deliver Sevens Series trophy to SA

2017-05-23 21:57

The Blitzboks returned to a heroes welcome in Cape Town, proud to deliver the Sevens World Series trophy to South Africa.

 
Super Rugby

NZ Super Rugby form impresses Gatland

2017-05-23 19:30

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland has been impressed by the strong form of New Zealand's sides in Super Rugby this season.

 
Springboks

New Bok skipper: Teich-type unifier

2017-05-23 16:16

Rob Houwing lauds the appointment of Warren Whiteley as Springbok captain, a role that may simultaneously see his own Test playing standards soar.

 
Rugby

Pierre Spies shown the door at Montpellier

2017-05-23 15:04

Springbok No 8 Pierre Spies has been released early from his contract by French club Montpellier.

 
Springboks

Number of Boks named in SA 'A' squad

2017-05-23 13:13

Springboks Trevor Nyakane, Ruan Combrinck, Juan de Jongh and Lionel Mapoe will lead the charge for the SA 'A' side against the French Barbarians.

 
Springboks

Coetzee names Bok squad for France series

2017-05-23 13:10

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has named a 31-man squad for a three-Test series against France in June.

 
Rugby

Frans Steyn named in BaaBaas squad

2017-05-23 10:26

Frans Steyn has been included in a star-studded Barbarians line-up for matches against England and Ulster.

 
Super Rugby

Cruden eager to retain kicking duties

2017-05-23 10:22

Chiefs flyhalf Aaron Cruden hopes to retain the kicking duties for Friday's clash with the Blues in Auckland.

 
Rugby

SA-born Roux added to Ireland squad

2017-05-23 09:56

SA-born Quinn Roux has been added to the Ireland squad that will travel to the USA and Japan for their June internationals.

 
Rugby

Foster deal boosts chance of All Blacks top job

2017-05-23 07:11

All Blacks assistant coach Ian Foster re-signed with NZ Rugby, boosting his chances of being the next head coach of the world champion All Blacks.

 
Super Rugby

Good news on injury front for Kings

2017-05-22 21:52

The Southern Kings did not sustain any serious injuries during their Super Rugby encounter with the Brumbies at the weekend.

 
Springboks

Boks: Make Skosan first back-three pick!

2017-05-22 15:55

Rob Houwing says Courtnall Skosan has been consistently the best South African back-three factor in Super Rugby 2017 and warrants higher honours.

 
Super Rugby

Cronje explains key decision to turn down points

2017-05-22 14:05

Kings captain Lionel Cronje has explained his decision to turn down a certain three points while leading the Brumbies 10-5 on Saturday.

 
Super Rugby

Franco out if Cheetahs lose Super Rugby status

2017-05-22 13:04

Franco Smith will not continue to coach the Cheetahs if they are axed from the Super Rugby competition.

 
Rugby

RPA slams plan to extend English season

2017-05-22 14:05

England's Rugby Players' Association has hit out at what it said was a "detrimental" plan to extend the top-flight Premiership season by a month.

 
Super Rugby

CEO’s son to become next Bulls head coach?

2017-05-22 10:51

Springbok assistant coach Johann van Graan is reportedly the favourite to become head coach of the Bulls.

 
Super Rugby

Bulls inform Marais of future plans

2017-05-22 09:38

Bulls coach Nollis Marais says he knows what his future holds at the franchise after a disappointing Super Rugby campaign.

 
Sevens

2 Blitzboks crack nod for 2016/17 Dream Team

2017-05-22 08:35

Two South Africans have cracked the nod for the 2016-17 World Rugby Sevens Series Dream Team.

 
Super Rugby

5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 13

2017-05-22 07:59

Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after Round 13 of the 2017 Super Rugby competition.

 
 

 
 
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