South African Rugby

Springboks rely on 2nd-half surge to see off Argentina 34-21

DURBAN, South Africa — South Africa scored four tries in the second half to come from behind and beat Argentina 34-21 in the Rugby Championship on …

South Africa

New Zealand, South Africa take early Rugby Championship lead

JOHANNESBURG – The 2018 Rugby Championship kicked off on Saturday with New Zealand and South Africa coming away with the first wins of the …

South Africa

All Blacks wear down Wallabies

The All Blacks scored five second-half tries to beat the Wallabies 38-13 in Sydney on Saturday. <b>SIMON BORCHARDT</b> reports.<p>For 39 minutes of this match, …

Sport (South Africa)

Boks power past Argentina in Rugby Championship opener in Durban

The Springboks got their Rugby Championship campaign off the ground but they failed to soar against a typically belligerent, and at times, bellicose …

Argentine Rugby

Highlights: Springboks vs Argentina (2018)

Sport (South Africa) | Namibia qualify for 2019 RWC, join Boks in Pool B

Namibia qualified for the 2019 Rugby World Cup after thrashing Kenya 53-28 in their Africa Gold Cup match in Windhoek.

South Africa


Sport (South Africa)

South Africa vs Argentina rugby: Live streaming, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Durban

SOUTH AFRICA take on Argentina as the 2018 Rugby Championship gets going in Durban.<p>The Springboks recorded a 37-15 win over the same opponents in the …

South Africa

Kolisi relishing being just a Bok captain now

Having yielded to sentiment and historical context as the country’s first black Springbok captain in June‚ Siya Kolisi is now only too pleased to get …

Lifestyle (South Africa)

Highlights: Wallabies vs All Blacks (2018)

Sport (South Africa)

Springboks v Argentina - 5 things to look out for

2018-08-18 12:00<p>Rassie Erasmus (Gallo Images)<p>Durban - The <b>Springboks</b> and Argentina meet in Durban on Saturday as the <b>Rugby Championship</b> gets …

Sport (South Africa)

Grey College crowned SA schoolboy kings

Zander du Plessis kicked a late penalty to give Grey College a 28-26 win against Paul Roos in Bloemfontein on Saturday. <b>DYLAN JACK</b> reports.<p>In a battle …

Sport (South Africa)

Manie shows Bok class as Bulls take down Cheetahs

JOHANNESBURG – The Blue Bulls kicked off their Currie Cup challenge with a convincing bonus-point win against hosts, the Cheetahs, in Bloemfontein on …

Sport (South Africa)

Cape Town Sevens scoops another major award

2018-08-18 11:08<p>Cape Town Stadium (File)<p>Cape Town - The highly-popular <b>Cape Town Sevens</b> tournament was named best the <b>Best Live Experience of 2018</b> for …

Cape Town

Dyantyi, Mapimpi dazzle for Boks

Aphiwe Dyantyi and Makazole Mapimpi added a much-needed spark to the Springboks’ play in Saturday’s 34-21 victory against Argentina, writes <b>CRAIG …

Sport (South Africa)

Siya Kolisi: Springbok captaincy now a lot more rugby-focused for me

DURBAN – Before the June Test series against England, incoming Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus had an important decision ahead of him, not only from a …

Sport (South Africa)

Durban a grey area for the green and gold

DURBAN – Unfortunately for the Springboks, Durban’s Kings Park has not been a very happy hunting ground in recent years.The biggest ever loss on …

Sport (South Africa) | Lions announce host of junior signings

The Lions have confirmed the names of 13 junior players that have signed ahead of the Currie Cup season.

Sport (South Africa)

Darren Hendricks steers SA Schools past England

Darren Hendricks scored 16 points as SA Schools thrashed England 41-22 in Cape Town on Saturday. <b>MARIETTE ADAMS</b> reports.<p>Despite a narrow defeat …

Sport (South Africa)

Magnificent Monnas retain Virseker Cup

Monument beat Helpmekaar 57-11 in the North Vaal Virseker Cup final at Tuks on Saturday. <b>THEO GARRUN</b> reports.<p>Helpmekaar beat Monnas when the sides met …

Sport (South Africa)

‘Tongan Thor’ Tupou out of Wallaby #RugbyChampionship opener – report

SYDNEY – Australia reportedly suffered a late blow on Saturday when a hamstring injury forced prop Taniela Tupou out of the opening Bledisloe Cup …

Sport (South Africa)

Sharks sneak past Bordeaux

The Sharks capped off their preparations for the Currie Cup with a 19-17 win against Bordeaux in Durban on Friday.<p>At a windy Moses Mabhida Stadium, …

Sport (South Africa)

Solinas still winless in League as Maritzburg hold Chiefs in check

DURBAN – The pressure is mounting on Giovanni Solinas at Kaizer Chiefs. The Italian is still winless after four Absa Premiership outings as he failed …

Sport (South Africa)

Juan Figallo starts for Argentina in Durban

<b>Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has named Saracens tighthead Juan Figallo in the starting XV for the game against South Africa in Durban.</b><p>Figallo …

News (South Africa)

Leinster and Scarlets lead Pro14 dream team nominations

<b>As the new Pro14 prepares to kick off, the league has announced the nominees for last season's dream team.</b><p>A shortlist of 45 players has been released, with Pro14 and European Champions Cup champions Leinster leading the nominations (11) ahead of finalists Scarlets (9).<p>Six players from South African …

Cardiff Blues

New role for Springboks skipper Kolisi against Pumas

JOHANNESBURG (AFP) -<p>History-making captain Siya Kolisi gets a new role in Durban Saturday when South Africa hope to justify being favourites by beating Argentina in a Rugby Championship first round match.<p>Coach 'Rassie' Erasmus has switched the first black Test skipper of the Springboks from the …

Super Rugby

Cipriani charged by RFU over nightclub incident

LONDON – Danny Cipriani is to face disciplinary proceedings, the Rugby Football Union said Friday, following his guilty plea to charges of common …

Sport (South Africa)

Revamped Currie Cup a step in the right direction

In a time when sports tournaments have to continually revamp themselves to remain relevant, commercially viable and -- disappointedly low on the …

Currie Cup

Talented flanker re-signs with the Reds

<b>Promising young back-rower Angus Scott-Young has signed a new contract with the Queensland Reds through to the end of the 2019 season.</b><p>The …

News (South Africa)

Are the 2018 Springboks new and improved?

They say wise men learn from their own mistakes, but wiser men learn from other people’s mishaps.Will this 2018 campaign demonstrate that the …