South African Rugby

Rassie Erasmus officially takes up his new position as director of rugby

Rassie Erasmus has officially taken up his new position as director of rugby, but will not be directly involved with any national team until next …

Sport (South Africa)

Wallabies coach Michael Cheika in hot water for misconduct

Michael Cheika's conduct during Australia's 30-6 defeat to England at Twickenham on Saturday is set to come under investigation by World Rugby.<p>The …

Sport (South Africa)

Allister Coetzee: Frans Steyn has big call to make about Springboks

Springbok coach Allister Coetzee has revealed that there are club-related ‘issues’ which have contributed to the ongoing omission of World Cup-winner …

Rugby Union

Saffas Abroad: Johnson's milestone appearance end in triumph

SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.<p><b>ENGLISH PREMIERSHIP</b><p>– …

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Allister Coetzee to select strongest available Springboks XV against Italy

Allister Coetzee is confident that Eben Etzebeth will be fit to lead the strongest available Springbok combination against Italy this Saturday. <b>JON</b> …

Rugby Union

Springboks still occupy fifth spot on World Rugby rankings

The Springboks remain fifth in the World Rugby rankings after their 18-17 win against France in Paris on Saturday.<p>The result earned South Africa a …

Rugby Union

Highlights of Toulon vs Racing 92 (2017-18 Top 14)

Jacques Vermeulen’s versatility has benefited the Sharks in this year’s Currie Cup, writes <b>MIKE GREENAWAY</b>.<p>Damian de Allende must make the most of his …

Sport (South Africa)

Lack of Test-quality depth at scrumhalf remains a major concern for Springboks

The lack of Test-quality depth at scrumhalf remains a major concern for the Springboks less than two years away from the next World Cup, writes <b>CRAIG</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

Jan Serfontein scores Top 14 try for Montpellier

The decision to award France the 2023 World Cup has robbed South Africa of a golden opportunity and made a mockery of World Rugby’s selection …

Sport (South Africa)

Steven Kitshoff on cover of SA Rugby magazine (December 2017) | SA Rugby Mag

Springbok loosehead prop Steve Kitshoff is on the cover of the new <i>SA Rugby</i> magazine, on sale this week for just R29.90.<p>Kitshoff made a record 18 …

Sport (South Africa)

More questions than answers | Cardinelli Column

The Springboks' narrow win in Paris did little to alleviate tactical and personnel concerns ahead of the clashes against Italy and Wales, writes <b>JON</b> …

Sport (South Africa)

2016-17 English Premiership wrap (Round 8)

Francois Hougaard starred for the Worcester Warriors in their 30-15 upset win over the Northampton Saints, while Gloucester, Wasps, Exeter, Leicester …

Rugby Union

Mallett on SuperSport: 'Boks don't have confidence to score big'

What <b>NICK MALLETT</b> had to say on SuperSport about the Springboks' 18-17 win over France in Paris.<p>'These are just two technically poor teams. They made …

Sport (South Africa)

French newspapers on Springboks' 18-17 win against France

What the French newspapers are saying on Sunday about the Springboks' 18-17 win against France.<p>The French press batter Les Bleus this morning. …

Sport (South Africa)

2016-17 French Top wrap (round 10)

A flawless performance from Pat Lambie guided Racing 92 to a 40-29 victory over Toulon, while there were also wins for Clermont, Bordeaux, Pau, …

Sport (South Africa)

Leicester Tigers vs Sale Sharks - Report - Aviva Premiership 2018 - 19 Nov, 2017

5:27 PM GMT<p>Leicester were made to work hard for their sixth consecutive win in the Aviva Premiership as they prevailed 35-27 over Sale at Welford …

Rugby Union

Cell C goes black

Cell C (Duncan Alfreds, Fin24)<p>Johannesburg - Mobile operator Cell C has launched its own media and video-on-demand platform.<p>Called Black, it comes …

Business (South Africa)

Five takeaways from 2017 Test between Springboks and France

What we learned from the second week of end-of-year Test matches, according to <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p><b>Boks will take ugly one-point win</b><br>It does indicate just how …

Sport (South Africa)

2017 Test result: Springboks beat France 18-17

The Springboks ground out an 18-17 win against France on Saturday to end a five-game winless streak. <b>JON CARDINELLI</b> at the Stade de France reports.<p>The …

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 …

Sport (South Africa)

Highlights of Scotland vs All Blacks (2017)

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

Sport (South Africa)

Duane Vermeulen lauds Bok turnaround

Duane Vermeulen believes that the Springboks can build on the win against France and make a success out of this four-game tour. <b>JON CARDINELLI</b> in …

Rugby Union

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

Springboks hooker Malcolm Marx to go for MRI scan

Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx will go for an MRI scan on Monday after receiving a blow to his shoulder in Paris on Saturday.<p>Marx and Bok captain Eben …

Sport (South Africa)

Tour Tales – Paris

<b>JON CARDINELLI</b> on rugby banter at the Sacre Coeur, an emotional farewell, and an impromptu interview with a Springbok player in the wee hours of …

Sport (South Africa)

Top trends on Google South Africa this past week

Zimbabwe’s military takeover, the Rugby World Cup 2023, and sports fixtures trended on Google South Africa this week.<p>Zimbabwe and Rugby World Cup …

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Rugby public’s mood needs to be lifted

South African rugby was left to pick up the pieces after twin defeats over the last week.<p>One was the Springboks’ record 38-3 loss to Ireland in …

News (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> …

Sport (South Africa)

2017 Test result: All Blacks beat Scotland 22-17

The All Blacks staved off a gutsy fightback from Scotland to claim a hard-fought 22-17 win in Edinburgh on Saturday. <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b> reports.<p>New Zealand …

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