Chiefs captain Aaron Cruden has spoken of the value of winning 'ugly' following his side's 17-11 quarter-final victory over the Stormers.
The Pumas began their Currie Cup campaign with a victory over the Golden Lions at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit.
The former Bok pulls no punches about his bittersweet experiences in the squad and speaks candidly about the need for transformation.
The Stormers have been knocked out of Super Rugby 2017 after going down to the Chiefs in the quarter-finals.
The Golden Lions and Blue Bulls took top honours in the Under-18 Craven Week and Academy Weeks.
Brumbies skipper Sam Carter has paid tribute to head coach Stephen Larkham following their 35-16 quarter-final defeat to the Hurricanes.
Score update from the Super Rugby quarter-final clash between the Crusades and Highlanders in Christchurch.
The Cheetahs have thumped the Sharks in the opening game of the Currie Cup season, running out easy winners in Bloemfontein.
The Sharks to be lone non-progressing outfit among South African teams from the quarter-finals of Super Rugby, says Rob Houwing … though with shaky conviction
Stormers prop Oli Kebble says he has taken on a message from former skipper Schalk Burger ahead of Saturday's clash against the Chiefs.
Tickets for the highly anticipated Cape Town Sevens tournament will go on sale to the public on Friday, July 28.
World Rugby has approved the addition of six law amendments to the programme of global law trials following positive trials in specific international competitions this year.
Fullback SP Marais and flank Rynhardt Elstadt return for the Stormers’ Super Rugby quarter-final against the Chiefs at Newlands.
Johnny Sexton played the final Test for the Lions against the All Blacks with a broken wrist and sustained another nasty injury in that match.
Sharks coach Robert du Preez has named his team for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Lions in Johannesburg.
Blue Bulls Currie Cup coach Nollis Marais has named an experienced squad of 49 players for their 2017 Currie Cup campaign.
U18 Craven Week and Academy Week players were treated to a special motivational talk by the Springbok, Springbok Sevens and the Junior Springbok coaches.
A handful of teams in the U18 Craven Week and Academy Week ensured that they have a chance to stake a claim for a place in the final match of the respective tournaments.
Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will miss the Rugby Championship after undergoing surgery.
Flyhalves Handré Pollard and Lionel Cronjé are among 14 players invited to a Springbok medical and conditioning assessment camp.
Mark Keohane picks the Stormers to beat the Chiefs in Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final at Newlands.
Tonga-born Japan international Amanaki Mafi has won the Rebels player of the year award at the Super Rugby club.
Beauden Barrett and Dane Coles will return for the Hurricanes in their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Brumbies.
The U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments continued to entertain at St Stithians College in Johannesburg.
Free State Cheetahs coach Rory Duncan has announced his team for Friday night’s Currie Cup opener against the Sharks.
Former Lions and current Bulls director of Rugby John Mitchell believes the emotional attachment that the Lions have to their current coaching set-up.
The U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments started with a bang at St Stithians College in Johannesburg on Monday.
Western Province are reportedly interested in luring back Springbok back JJ Engelbrecht to the Mother City.
Super Rugby needs a major structural overhaul and it must be near-immediate if the competition is to survive in the longer term, says Rob Houwing.
The Rugby World Cup in 2023 in South Africa would be the stuff of legend and folklore because of the public’s total rugby immersion.
South Africa must secure a 19-strong majority from the 37 World Council votes to host Rugby World Cup 2023.
It says something for how far the Kings have travelled in a short space of time that there should have been such disappointment after they lost to the Cheetahs.
Wallabies utility back Kurtley Beale has revealed that he is keen to settle in the inside centre position when he returns to Test action.
Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after Round 17 of the 2017 Super Rugby competition.
Stormers captain Siya Kolisi has urged South African players to reconsider before taking deals with clubs overseas.
There may well be blessings in the Lions being shaken to their foundations before advancing to the Super Rugby semi-finals, writes Rob Houwing.
Dates, venues, kick-off times and line-ups for the quarter-finals of the 2017 Super Rugby tournament.
The Lions overcome a gallant Sharks side to reach the semi-finals of this year's Super Rugby tournament in Johannesburg.
The Crusaders advanced to the Super Rugby semi-finals with a 17-0 victory over the Highlanders at AMI Stadium in Christchurch.
The Brumbies' 35-16 defeat to the Hurricanes on home soil in the quarter-final was a tough way to end their campaign but outgoing coach Stephen Larkham has forecast a bright future for the Canberra side.
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says the appointment of Jaco Peyper to referee the game has enabled him to sleep much easier.
The Sharks have nothing to lose when they take on the much-fancied Lions in Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final.
Rob Houwing says it is becoming increasingly hard to see Duane Vermeulen regularly featuring for SA again … if even at all.
The Chiefs have named a powerful matchday squad to take on the Stormers in their Super Rugby quarter-final at Newlands.
The penultimate day of action the U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments proved to be an attacking festival with 828 points scored on the day.
Bulls coach John Mitchell is looking to use the Currie Cup to prepare for next year's Super Rugby competition.
Ryan Kankowski will lead the Golden Lions when they take on the Pumas in Nelspruit in the Currie Cup on Sunday.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann feels sorry for the Cheetahs and Southern Kings who were forced out of Super Rugby.
The Crusaders and Highlanders have named their respective teams for Saturday's Super Rugby quarter-final.
Blue Bulls head coach Nollis Marais has named an experienced squad for the 2017 Currie Cup with Ruan Steenkamp appointed as captain.
With the Cheetahs and Kings consigned to the Super Rugby scrapheap, discussions are ongoing as to their participation in an expanded Pro12 format.
Blues captain James Parsons has voiced his support for under-fire coach Tana Umaga following the team's disastrous 48-21 loss to the Sunwolves.
Rob Houwing bravely tries a comparison, in some senses, between the Stormers of incumbent coach Robbie Fleck and predecessor Allister Coetzee.
The All Blacks' season-ending northern tour has been extended to five matches with a midweek game against a French selection
The Blue Bulls are without captain Ruan Steenkamp for their Currie Cup opener against Griquas in Kimberley.
Chiefs and All Blacks flank Sam Cane has hailed the form of Stormers counterpart Siya Kolisi ahead of their quarter-final meeting.
Whilst they can be extremely feisty, Rob Houwing feels the Sharks still lack the kind of ‘knockout punch’ translatable to Super Rugby overall glory.
It will take some effort from the Stormers to bring about a reversal in their Super Rugby playoff fortunes, Herman Mostert reckons.
The Chiefs will be without midfielder Charlie Ngatai for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Stormers.
SA Rugby president Mark Alexander is happy with the performances of the South African teams in this year's Super Rugby competition.
With the knock-out stages of Super Rugby happening this weekend, the Stormers have received good news on the injury front.
"Aquatas", better known as Albert Channon, has retained the lead in the Sport24 SuperBru Super Rugby challenge after Week 17 of this year's competition.
Having the Rugby World Cup in South Africa in 2023 would allow the game’s modern players to experience one of the great adventures in the sport.
The Lions have been installed as joint-favourites for the 2017 Super Rugby title.
SA Rugby could in future have as many as 12 teams playing in international competitions, a report indicates.
Nick Mallett wonders whether the Lions are missing Warren Whiteley's leadership ahead of the Super Rugby playoffs.
The Wallabies will wear an indigenous-themed jersey for the first time when they face NZ later this year to commemorate the role Aborigines have played in rugby.
Kiwi import SHAUN TREEBY talks about his stint at the Stormers, SA teams embracing skills training and previews the quarter-final at Newlands on Saturday.
The Blue Bulls scored seven tries to claim a hard fought victory over Griquas in their opening Currie Cup match in Kimberley.
Dates, venues, kick-off times and line-ups for Week 1 of the 2017 Currie Cup tournament.
See how the action unfolded in the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Lions and Sharks in Johannesburg.
Hurricanes coach Chris Boyd has bemoaned his side's 'sloppy' performance in the 35-16 quarter-final victory over the Brumbies.
Oscar Sanders believes the Kings and Cheetahs deserve to remain part of the southern hemisphere's flagship franchise competition.
The Hurricanes have booked their place in the Super Rugby semi-finals after beating the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday.
The Highlanders have announced that All Blacks wing Waisake Naholo has signed a new one-year contract with the Dunedin-based franchise.
All Blacks centre Malakai Fekitoa confirmed on Friday he has signed with French Top 14 club Toulon, bringing an end to his international career after 24 Tests.
Sixteen weeks of stirring provincial rugby action will be kick-started this weekend when the Currie Cup kicks off in Bloemfontein.
Stormers youngster Damian Willemse has a monumental task against the Chiefs in Saturday's Super Rugby semi-final.
Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara says the defending champions are not favourites for the quarter-final clash with the Brumbies on Friday.
The Lions have named an unchanged side for their Super Rugby quarter-final against the Sharks in Johannesburg.
Boom Prinsloo will lead the Blue Bulls when they open their Currie Cup campaign against Griquas.
Sonny Bill Williams will have served his red-card ban by next month and be eligible for NZ's Rugby Championship opener against Australia, All Blacks coach Steve Hansen has said.
England skipper Dylan Hartley has signed a new deal with Premiership side Northampton Saints and has been re-appointed as club captain.
Four Junior Springboks - Wandisile Simelane, Jeanluc Cilliers, Reinhard Nothnagel and Len Massyn - have been contracted by the Lions.
Keegan Daniel will captain the Sharks in their Currie Cup opener against the Free State Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.
The Cheetahs and Southern Kings could play up to 21 league games in the Pro14.
Wallabies coach Michael Cheika says Quade Cooper's form forced his hand, after leaving the pivot out of a 38-man training squad.
World Rugby has reportedly commissioned a technical group to overhaul its law book, which could see half of the game's laws abolished.
John Mitchell had no sooner arrived at Loftus to take up his position as Director of Rugby than he moved to squash a few rumours that have reared their heads over the past few weeks.
The Lions will be South Africa's lone remaining side in this year's Super Rugby tournament after the weekend's quarter-finals, according to bookmakers...
Stormers coach Robbie Fleck says they have taken note of how the British and Irish Lions defended on their recent tour of New Zealand.
South Africa’s Jaco Peyper will referee the Super Rugby quarter-final between the Stormers and Chiefs at Newlands.
Cancer survivor Christian Lealiifano will make his long-awaited return to Super Rugby for the Brumbies on Friday, nearly a year after being diagnosed with leukaemia.
Lions coach Johan Ackermann received the gift he was hoping for as his side ended top of the Super Rugby log, but laments the lack of intensity in his side.
Tsholo Kubheka insists rugby is a vehicle to bringing sport’s biggest global event of 2023 to SA and the benefits would extend the South African rugby landscape.
South Africa have focused their 2023 Rugby World Cup bid on eight existing stadia in seven cities.
Despite their loss to the Lions, Sharks coach Robert du Preez sees light at the end of the tunnel.
Talented midfielder Ryan Crotty has recommitted to the All Blacks, Crusaders and Canterbury Rugby for another year after inking a deal.
Brumbies wing Andrew Muirhead has signed a one-year deal to play Super Rugby with the Canberra-based outfit for the 2018 season.
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