Currie Cup

All Blacks wing Rieko Ioane set to miss All Blacks' match against Wales

Rieko Ioane is set to miss the All Blacks' match against Wales in Cardiff on Saturday.<p>The 20-year-old wing, who has been nominated for the World …

Rugby Union

Highlights of France vs Springboks (2017)

The 2017 Springboks can learn from the team that won the 2007 World Cup, writes <b>JON CARDINELLI</b>.<p>The Springboks should take cognisance of Western …

South African Rugby

Muir back to rub some of that old Natal magic on Sharks

DURBAN – Seemingly in a bid to continue installing the old Natal traditions, the Sharks have appointed a familiar face in Dick Muir.<p>The former Natal …

Sport (South Africa)

Focus on Bok leadership

2017-11-18 09:38<p>Eben Etzebeth (Gallo Images)<p>Johannesburg - There have been many occasions in the history of <b>Springbok</b> rugby that the national team …

Rugby Union

Brad Shields snubs All Blacks for England

Hurricanes captain Brad Shields apparently turned down an offer to join the All Blacks as he plans to defect to England next year.<p>According to <i>The</i> …

South African Rugby

Georgia's chance to shine in shop window

12:00 PM GMT<p>Saturday's Test match against Wales is not an ordinary occasion for Georgia, but if they had their way then it soon would be.<p>In the last …

Rugby Union

Soso Matiashvili's incredible try for Georgia

Damian de Allende must make the most of his starting opportunities in what should be a watershed tour for the 25-year-old, writes <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p>Ruan …

South African Rugby

Former Lions playmaker signs for Edinburgh

2017-11-16 21:47<p>Jaco van der Walt (Gallo Images)<p>Cape Town - Former Lions playmaker <b>Jaco van der Walt</b> has signed a two-and-a-half-year deal with PRO14 …

Sport (South Africa)

It's time Coetzee took a gamble in the Springbok backline

JOHANNESBURG - Will the conservatively-minded and continuity-obsessed Allister Coetzee take a gamble or two with his team selection when he names his …

Sport (South Africa)

Lack of transformation the real pain for SA rugby

PRETORIA - Yes, it is painful to deal with the disappointment of not winning the right to host the 2023 Rugby World Cup, but I also believe it should …

Sport (South Africa)

Highlights of France XV vs All Blacks (2017)

World Rugby's decision to select South Africa as its preferred host for the 2023 World Cup is the good-news story South African sport has been …

South African Rugby

Gerry Thornley: IRFU right to ask questions but tone was wrong

South Africa Rugby Union’s move could be interpreted as applying pressure on RWCL

South Africa | 5 talking points: Ireland v Springboks

<b>Herman Mostert</b> highlights FIVE talking points following the Springboks’ 38-3 defeat to Ireland in Dublin.

Rugby Union

2017 Test rugby predictions (Week 1)

The Springboks have missed a trick by overlooking the value that Duane Vermeulen and Frans Steyn could have added to the end-of-year tour, writes</b> …

South African Rugby

TeamTalk: Fired up Springboks with a point to prove; Ashes; Jacques Pauw and more

<i>LONDON — In this episode of TeamTalk, Bob Skinstad and I focus on the Springbok end of year tour which kicks off this weekend with their game against</i> …

Rugby Union | Sharks: Bashing way back toward glory?

<b>Rob Houwing</b> already sees the Sharks, perhaps using unapologetically earthy methods, challenging quite strongly for Super Rugby honours next year.

Sport (South Africa)

Calls for clearer thinking around subject of transformation in SA rugby

Nick Mallett and Naas Botha have called for clearer thinking around the subject of transformation in SA rugby.<p>In a wide-ranging article, <i>The Guardian</i> …

South African Rugby

Disregard red herrings and focus on lives that matter

And so Black Monday happened . . . and then it was over. Murders across our land continue; farm murders continue.<p>The nation’s dialogue still …

News (South Africa)

Sharks dismiss Chiliboy Ralepelle allegations

The Sharks have slammed a report suggesting that there was a 'coach row' following the omission of Chiliboy Ralepelle during the latter stages of the …

South African Rugby | Chiliboy being treated like a 'quota'

Chiliboy Ralepelle's reported grievances with Sharks coach Robert du Preez are unfortunate but understandable, writes <b>Lloyd Burnard</b>.

Sport (South Africa)

Eben Etzebeth cleared to front Irish

Eben Etzebeth, Uzair Cassiem, and Coenie Oosthuizen are fit and available to face Ireland this Saturday, reports <b>JON CARDINELLI</b> in Dublin.<p>Speaking …

Rugby Union

Nollis Marais to earn R275,000 a month as Bulls' junior coach

Nollis Marais is set to earn R275,000 a month as the Bulls' junior coach and coach of the Provincial Rugby Challenge team.<p>According to <i>Rapport</i> …

South African Rugby | Turning Bosch into a defensive power tool

Robert du Preez sounded a little like a man whose coaching was coming to the end of its tether.

Sport (South Africa)

WATCH: Coetzee on Bosch's defence

What <b>NICK MALLETT</b> had to say on SuperSport about Western Province's 33-21 win against the Sharks in the Currie Cup final at Kings Park.<p>The Springboks …

South African Rugby

Springboks looking for a European rugby whitewash

Since Allister Coetzee took over the coaching reins the Boks have recorded only one away victory, against Argentina in 2017. Etzebeth is aware of …

Business (South Africa)

Blue Bulls facing racism accusations

PRETORIA – What had been a crisis on the field has spilled over into the boardroom with the Blue Bulls Company (BBC) facing possible litigation while …

Sport (South Africa)

Maybe it's okay to lay off on Curwin's defence ... for now

Curwin Bosch, apparently, has a problem.<p>He can’t tackle all that effectively.<p>Now, it’s undeniable that the gifted 20-year-old pivot of the Sharks …

News (South Africa)

Bosch's defence not an issue for Bok coach

2017-11-03 15:03<p>Curwin Bosch (Gallo)<p>Cape Town - Springbok coach <b>Allister Coetzee</b> is not too concerned about flyhalf <b>Curwin Bosch</b>’s defensive …

Sport (South Africa)

Ryan Vrede says Saffas in Europe XV could beat Springboks

Western Province's dominant scrum performance, as well as the sharp decision-making of flyhalf Rob du Preez, was the difference in the Currie Cup …

South African Rugby

Allister Coetzee on Springboks' 2019 World Cup schedule

What we learned from the Currie Cup semi-finals and the Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane, according to <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p>The Springboks look set to battle on …

South African Rugby