Boks v Wales Test in doubt - report

2018-04-26 10:50

The Springboks’ first Test of 2018 against Wales in Washington DC appears to be in doubt.


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Super Rugby

David Wessels chats to Sport24

2018-04-26 10:57

In an exclusive interview, Rebels coach David Wessels talks about the Bulls biting incident and possibly coaching the Wallabies one day.

Super Rugby

Blues chop and change for Jaguares

2018-04-26 09:47

Blues head coach Tana Umaga has made several changes to his starting line-up to take on the Jaguares in Saturday's Super Rugby encounter in Auckland.


Carter shares cheeky letter from young French fan

2018-04-26 10:02

Former All Blacks great Dan Carter has won plenty of adoring fans during his stint in France, but there are just some things the locals find tough to let go.

Super Rugby

Bulls: Gunning for mini-NZ sweep

2018-04-25 21:56

The Bulls will confirm tangible progress if they can overcome the far-from-shabby Highlanders for another NZ scalp at Loftus, writes Rob Houwing


Rassie: Whiteley a 'strong contender' for Bok captaincy

2018-04-25 14:37

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus says that Warren Whiteley is a strong contender for the national captaincy if he can prove his fitness.


Habana: He’s been the total sports package

2018-04-25 13:04

Rob Houwing pays tribute to Bryan Habana, thoroughly convinced he’s a top-fiver in the gallery of Springbok rugby fame...

Super Rugby

Blues set to make coaching decision

2018-04-25 13:37

The Blues are set to make a decision on their Super Rugby coaching group within the next few weeks rather than in a month or two.


Proteas heap praise on Habana

2018-04-25 11:04

Following his announcement to retire from rugby, legendary Bryan Habana has received praise from South Africa's national cricket team.

Super Rugby

De Allende: No words for Stormers fans

2018-04-25 09:45

Stormers centre Damian de Allende says performances on the field is what will win the Newlands crowd over.

Super Rugby

Nehe Milner-Skudder returns for Hurricanes

2018-04-25 08:27

Nehe Milner-Skudder will make his return to action after being named in the Hurricanes match day squad to face the Sunwolves on Friday.


Habana's stellar career in numbers

2018-04-25 10:00

Bryan Habana's career by the numbers after the 34-year-old announced his retirement from all rugby.


SA Rugby pays tribute to Bryan Habana

2018-04-24 15:48

SA Rugby President, Mark Alexander, has paid tribute to record-breaking Springbok wing Bryan Habana, who has announced his retirement from the rugby.


Powell: Blitzboks 'itching' to redeem themselves

2018-04-24 14:44

Blitzboks coach Neil Powell says team-work will be of utmost importance at this weekend's Singapore Sevens.


Duane ‘hungry’ for June Bok duty

2018-04-24 12:46

Big Duane Vermeulen wants “in” on the Springbok plans for June, potentially creating certain interesting dilemmas, writes Rob Houwing.

Super Rugby

WRAP: Super Rugby - Week 10

2018-04-22 14:00

Dates, kick-off times and match reports for Round 10 of the 2018 Super Rugby tournament

Super Rugby

Stormers back Jean-Luc for Super Rugby impact

2018-04-24 09:27

The Stormers are backing flyhalf Jean-Luc du Plessis to feature in their run for a Super Rugby playoff place.

Super Rugby

Bulls mum on whether Schoeman bit opponent

2018-04-24 11:23

The Bulls won't pick prop Pierre Schoeman for their clash against the Highlanders but have declined to state whether he was guilty of biting.

Super Rugby

Stormers management presents united front

2018-04-23 18:17

The Stormers, bottom of the South African Conference, have denied suggestions that there are problems in their management structures.


MBA degree plays part Hougaard's decision to quit Boks

2018-04-23 22:00

Study and club commitments are believed to have played a role in Francois Hougaard calling time on his international career.

Garrin Lambley

Super Rugby is dead - RIP

2018-04-24 14:20

Let's not beat around the bush ... Super Rugby is dead. So says Sport24 Editor Garrin Lambley who delves deeper into its demise.


Hall of Fame honour for Clive Woodward

2018-04-23 14:02

Clive Woodward, England’s 2003 RWC-winning coach, is the latest inductee into the Rugby Players' Association Hall of Fame.


2 SA coaches snubbed - for supporting All Blacks

2018-04-23 09:23

Two rugby coaches from Kimberley, who were in line to coach Griquas’ schools teams, will not be afforded the opportunity because they are staunch All Black supporters.

Super Rugby

5 talking points: Super Rugby Week 10

2018-04-23 08:19

Sport24’s Herman Mostert highlights FIVE talking points after Round 10 of the 2018 Super Rugby competition.


Tries galore in exciting start to SuperSport Rugby Challenge

2018-04-22 19:35

No less than 56 tries were scored across the rugby fields of South Africa as the SuperSport Rugby Challenge kicked off in impressive fashion.

Super Rugby

Jaguares claim hard fought away win over Brumbies

2018-04-22 10:00

The Jaguares have claimed a vital Super Rugby away win in Canberra, beating the Brumbies in a hard-fought encounter.


Border's financial woes far from over

2018-04-22 06:00

The funding that saved the Border Rugby Union from liquidation at the 11th hour this week has been described as a “drop in the ocean” by an insider.


As it happened: Sharks 24-17 Stormers

2018-04-21 17:16

Live scoring and commentary from the Super Rugby clash between the Sharks and the Stormers in Durban.

Super Rugby

Chiefs extend NZ dominance, thrash Reds

2018-04-21 13:40

The Chiefs reminded all and sundry of the gulf that exists between New Zealand and Australian rugby with a dominant victory over the Reds in Brisbane.

Super Rugby

Crusaders stumble their way past Sunwolves

2018-04-21 11:20

The Crusaders put in an uncharacteristically sloppy performance in downing the Sunwolves in their Super Rugby clash in Christchurch.

Six Nations

Feehan steps down as Six Nations, Lions chief

2018-04-20 22:42

John Feehan has stepped down from his positions as chief executive of both the Six Nations Championship and the British and Irish Lions.


Rolling subs to be used in SuperSport Rugby Challenge

2018-04-20 14:38

Rolling substitutions will be available to coaches for the first time in senior professional rugby in South Africa in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge.


Jean-Luc du Plessis, Malherbe return for WP

2018-04-20 11:38

Western Province will kick off their SuperSport Rugby Challenge title defence against the EP Kings at Wolfson Stadium in Port Elizabeth on Sunday.

Super Rugby

No Pablo Matera for Jaguares

2018-04-26 11:45

The Jaguares will have to do without without inspirational skipper Pablo Matera for their clash with the Blues at Eden Park on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Super Rugby: Weekend teams

2018-04-26 11:38

Dates, line-ups, venues and kick-off times for Week 11 of the 2018 Super Rugby tournament.

Super Rugby

Sam Carter hits 100 for Brumbies

2018-04-26 07:54

Captain Sam Carter will play his 100th Brumbies Super Rugby match on Saturday evening as the Crusaders visit GIO Stadium.


Rassie happy with outcome of Bok camps

2018-04-25 20:06

Rassie Erasmus is very pleased with the outcome of the three Springbok alignment camps used to accelerate preparations for the forthcoming international rugby season

Super Rugby

Skipper Coleman fit for Rebels start

2018-04-25 16:36

Skipper Adam Coleman will start in the second-row as the Rebels make three changes to their starting side to face the Stormers in Cape Town.


Aussie O'Connor admits injecting painkillers, needs surgery

2018-04-25 15:58

Sale Sharks' former Australian golden boy James O'Connor has disclosed that he injected painkillers into an injured ankle for two seasons and now needs surgery.


Rassie confirms commitment to transformation targets

2018-04-25 13:01

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has expressed his commitment to transforming the national team ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup.

Super Rugby

Highlanders, All Blacks fret over Squire

2018-04-25 11:24

Highlanders flanker Liam Squire could miss the All Blacks' Tests against France in June due to a setback in his recovery from a thumb injury.

Mark Keohane

Kolisi needs to up his game!

2018-04-25 12:00

Mark Keohane says Stormers captain Siya Kolisi needs to improve his form if he is to feature prominently for the Springboks.

Super Rugby

Jantjies braces for physical Kerevi threat

2018-04-25 09:45

Lions flyhalf Elton Jantjies will have his defences tested by a physical, direct Reds side in Brisbane on Saturday.

Super Rugby

Stormers, Bulls get Kiwi refs - again!

2018-04-25 06:46

New Zealand referees Ben O’Keeffe and Glen Jackson will remain on Super Rugby duty in South Africa this weekend.


Beast: Habana epitomises the meaning of being a true Bok

2018-04-24 19:31

Springbok prop Tendai 'Beast' Mtawarira has hailed former team-mate Bryan Habana after the latter announced his retirement from rugby.


Twitter reacts to Habana's retirement

2018-04-24 15:33

Bryan Habana has received countless messages of support following his decision to hang up his boots.

Super Rugby

Fans have spoken: 10 reasons Super Rugby is dead

2018-04-24 13:08

South African fans have spoken! We've complied a list of 10 reasons why some Sport24 readers think Super Rugby is dead.


2 SA referees on Sevens World Cup panel

2018-04-24 11:50

Two South African match officials, Rasta Rasivhenge and Ben Crouse, were named on the refereeing panel for the 2018 Rugby World Cup Sevens.

Super Rugby

All Blacks champion diversity as Folau anti-gay row rumbles

2018-04-24 10:30

New Zealand Rugby have released an anti-discrimination video celebrating diversity as the fallout from Wallabies star Israel Folau's anti-gay comments continues.


Goosen in France for medical tests

2018-04-24 08:03

Johan Goosen is in France for medical tests but will return to Bloemfontein later in the week to play for the Cheetahs against the Kings.


Kenyan sevens duo face gang rape charges

2018-04-23 19:21

Two Kenyan sevens players have appeared in a Nairobi court charged with the gang rape of a female singer.


Dilemma: Who’d lead Boks if they played today?

2018-04-23 13:25

As doubts swirl around the availability of other candidates, Rob Houwing reckons Handre Pollard would be the immediate answer as Bok captain.

Super Rugby

Hurricanes lose hooker for 12 weeks

2018-04-23 12:19

The Hurricanes' front row stocks have been dealt another blow with the news that promising hooker Asafo Aumua will be sidelined for 12 weeks with a wrist injury.

Super Rugby

Jean-Luc shines on WP return

2018-04-23 11:11

Flyhalf Jean-Luc du Plessis was in fine form on his return from injury as he guided Western Province to victory over the EP Elephants.

Super Rugby

Australia's woeful Super Rugby record against Kiwis

2018-04-23 08:34

This past weekend's Super Rugby action has extended Australia's woeful record against New Zealand opposition in the tournament.

Super Rugby

Bulls prop cited for alleged bite

2018-04-23 06:46

Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman has been cited for allegedly biting an opponent during his side’s 28-10 win over the Rebels.

Super Rugby

Mitchell criticises Rebels' 'negative' tactics

2018-04-22 18:37

Bulls director of rugby John Mitchell has criticised the Rebels for the tactics they employed in Saturday's clash between the sides at Loftus.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Brumbies v Jaguares

2018-04-22 10:00

A recap of the action from the Super Rugby encounter between the Brumbies and the Jaguares at the GIO stadium in Canberra.

Super Rugby

Now Lions must keep foot on gas!

2018-04-21 21:22

The fast-receding Reds look there for the taking when the Lions’ tour steams onward to Brisbane for this Saturday’s meeting, writes Rob Houwing.

Super Rugby

Bulls make it three in a row against Rebels

2018-04-21 17:05

The Bulls have secured another valuable Super Rugby win after seeing off the Rebels at Loftus on Saturday.

Super Rugby

As it happened: Bulls 28-10 Rebels

2018-04-21 14:43

LIVE scoring from the Super Rugby clash between the Bulls and Rebels at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria.


Arm injury forces Horne to hang up his boots

2018-04-21 11:33

Northampton have announced that Wallaby centre Rob Horne has been forced to retire from rugby with immediate effect due to an arm injury.


Roux praises Junior Bok character to defeat Georgia

2018-04-20 19:34

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux praised his team's character as they produced a solid fightback to earn a rewarding victory over Georgia.

Super Rugby

Clinical Lions off to winning start Down Under

2018-04-20 13:34

The Lions have started their Australasian tour in impressive fashion with victory over the Waratahs in Sydney.


Boks won't field 'B team' against Wales

2018-04-26 08:58

The Springboks will not field a 'B team' against Wales in Washington on June 2, but coach Rassie Erasmus will have to box clever.

Super Rugby

Whitelock returns to captain Crusaders

2018-04-26 08:09

Crusaders head coach Scott Robertson has made seven changes to his team to take on the Brumbies in Canberra.


Habana: I was fit to play, coach didn't pick me

2018-04-26 06:46

Springbok legend Bryan Habana says he felt physically able to play but was not picked by Toulon's coach in his final season.


Erasmus reveals possible overseas Boks

2018-04-25 17:52

Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus has confirmed that he has spoken to a number of overseas-based South African players.


North to join Ospreys

2018-04-25 17:18

Wales wing George North will play for the Ospreys next season, the Welsh Rugby Union has confirmed.


Blitzboks out to prove doubters wrong

2018-04-25 14:55

The Blitzboks strive for - and believe - that consistency is the key to success in the World Rugby Sevens Series.

Super Rugby

Hooper backs Australian teams to bounce back

2018-04-25 13:37

Australian Super Rugby teams cannot let themselves be defined by a disastrous weekend of defeats, says Waratahs captain Michael Hooper.

Super Rugby

We haven't achieved anything - Strauss

2018-04-25 12:14

Former Springbok captain Adriaan Strauss has warned his team-mates that their three consecutive victories mean little as they prepare to face the Highlanders.

Super Rugby

Lions not rushing back Whiteley

2018-04-25 11:04

Lions captain Warren Whiteley won’t be rushed back into action, his coach Swys de Bruin has indicated.


All Blacks pay tribute to Bok legend Habana

2018-04-25 08:28

The All Blacks have paid tribute to Bryan Habana after the legendary Springbok winger announced his retirement from rugby.


Strauss could return to Bok rugby

2018-04-24 21:48

Adriaan Strauss has given the strongest indication that he is set to return to international rugby after he confirmed he may reverse his decision.


Strauss calls time on career

2018-04-25 09:30

Leinster captain Isa Nacewa and hooker Richardt Strauss are to retire at the end of the season.


Bok legend Habana announces retirement

2018-04-24 13:28

Springbok legend Bryan Habana has announced his retirement from all rugby at the end of the current season.

Super Rugby

Bulls lay complaint against Rebels

2018-04-24 13:08

The Bulls have accused the Melbourne Rebels of “faking injuries” to slow down the game and opted to lay a complaint at SANZAAR.

Super Rugby

Bite gets Bulls' Schoeman a 6-week ban

2018-04-24 11:38

Bulls prop Pierre Schoeman has been found guilty of biting a player in his side's win over the Rebels and has been banned for six weeks.


All Blacks fan hits back after Griquas coaching snub

2018-04-24 09:35

A rugby coach from Kimberley says the fact that he supports the All Blacks has nothing to do with his ability to coach the sport.

Super Rugby

Thomas the 'Tank' can be one of world's best - coach

2018-04-23 20:05

Sharks coach Robert du Preez believes that Thomas du Toit can turn into one of the best tighthead props in the world.


Massive blow as England skipper out of Bok series

2018-04-23 17:24

England captain Dylan Hartley became the latest player to be ruled out of June's daunting tour of South Africa.

Super Rugby

Stormers agree to off-load Duvenage

2018-04-23 13:25

Stormers scrumhalf Dewaldt Duvenage is set to leave the Stormers at the end of Super Rugby season.

Super Rugby

Du Preez hails 'outstanding' Sharks

2018-04-23 11:50

Sharks coach Robert du Preez believes his side's performance on Saturday was "outstanding" as they beat the Stormers in Durban.

Super Rugby

Lions unscathed after Waratahs mauling

2018-04-23 10:50

The Lions have reported no new injuries following their 29-0 Super Rugby win over the Waratahs in Sydney.

Super Rugby

Nick Mallett: Error rate was dreadful at Kings Park

2018-04-23 08:02

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett was disappointed at the error rate in the Sharks v Stormers clash in Durban.

Super Rugby

Stormers move to Plan B

2018-04-22 20:02

It looks like a case of the Stormers reverting to Plan B following their narrow defeat in a tight Super Rugby derby against the Sharks.


Try, try again: Major League Rugby seeks firm US foothold

2018-04-22 16:16

Major League Rugby, the latest attempt at launching a top-flight rugby union league in the United States, has kicked off its inaugural season.


Border’s financial woes prove new system is due in SA rugby

2018-04-22 08:45

The business model by which South Africa's provincial rugby unions are run has outlived its usefulness, says Simnikiwe Xabanisa.

Super Rugby

Sharks edge Stormers in Kings Park nail-biter

2018-04-21 19:02

The Sharks edged the Stormers in a tense Super Rugby clash at Kings Park on Saturday to claim a crucial win.


Australia's Horne forced into shock retirement

2018-04-21 16:02

Australia international Rob Horne has been forced to retire from professional rugby union at the age of just 28.

Super Rugby

Swys: Having Whiteley fit for Boks the priority

2018-04-21 12:38

The Lions will not rush skipper Warren Whiteley back into action, and having him ready for the Springboks' three-Test series against England in June is the priority.


Ex-Bok forward Johnson fails doping test

2018-04-20 18:51

Former South African international Ashley Johnson has been suspended by the Rugby Football Union after failing a drugs test.


Rassie happy with Boks' RWC 2019 camp venues

2018-04-20 16:13

Rassie Erasmus said the Springboks are pleased with the team camp venues allocated to them for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.


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