South African Rugby

Sharks flank Jean-Luc du Preez expected to return from injury for Sharks' overseas Super Rugby tour

Jean-Luc du Preez is expected to return from injury for the Sharks' tour of Australia and New Zealand in March, but Coenie Oosthuizen will miss the …

Sport (South Africa)

Duane Vermeulen to leave Toulon at end of season

Toulon president Mourad Boudjellal says Duane Vermeulen will leave the French club at the end of the season.<p>The Bok No 8 is set to rejoin the …

Sport (South Africa)

Eight uncapped players named in England's squad for Six Nations opener against Italy

Eight uncapped players have been named in England's squad for their Six Nations opener against Italy on 3 February.<p>Harlequins prop Lewis Boyce has …

Rugby Union

Siya Kolisi an inspiration on and off the field in 2017

Siya Kolisi was an inspiration on and off the field in 2017, writes <b>JON CARDINELLI</b>.<p>Siya Kolisi is determined to make a difference. This becomes …

Sport (South Africa)

Jordan Larmour named in Ireland's 2018 Six Nations squad

Young wing Jordan Larmour has earned a first Test call-up after he was named in Ireland's Six Nations squad.<p>The 20-year-old has been an impressive …

Rugby Union

Kings coach Deon Davids squashes Springbok job rumours

Kings coach Deon Davids says he has not spoken at all to SA Rugby director of rugby Rassie Erasmus.<p>Davids was reportedly in line to replace Allister …

Sport (South Africa)

Mathieu Bastareaud dropped from France's Six Nations squad after three-week ban

Mathieu Bastareaud was included and then dropped from France's Six Nations squad after receiving a three-week ban for a homophobic slur.<p>The Toulon …

Sport (South Africa)

James Haskell suspended for four weeks

James Haskell will miss England's opening two matches of the Six Nations after receiving a four-week ban.<p>The Wasps flank was red-carded for a …

Sport (South Africa)

Cheetahs sign lock JP du Preez from Lions to bolster Pro14 squad

The Cheetahs have signed young lock JP du Preez from the Lions to bolster their Pro14 squad.<p>Du Preez played some of his junior rugby at the Falcons …

Sport (South Africa)

Francois Venter named as the Cheetahs' 2017 Player of the Year

Centre Francois Venter was named the Cheetahs' Player of the Year for the third time in a row at a team function in Bloemfontein on Wednesday …

Sport (South Africa)

Sikhumbuzo Notshe included in Blitzboks' squad

Sikhumbuzo Notshe has been included in the Blitzboks squad for the Australasian leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.<p>Notshe, who started training …

Sport (South Africa)

Eben Etzebeth headlines Stormers injury list

The Stormers have confirmed that Eben Etzebeth will be sidelined for at least four months because of a shoulder injury.<p>The Bok lock has seen a …

Sport (South Africa)

Sport24.co.za | Eddie Jones extends England contract

England coach Eddie Jones has extended his contract until 2021, but his successor will be named by the end of the 2019/20 season.

Sport (South Africa)

Eddie Jones extends contract as England coach until August 2021

Eddie Jones has extended his contract as England coach until August 2021.<p>Jones, who took up the coaching reins in November 2015, had previously been …

Rugby Union

Stormers, Bulls pre-season clash no longer set for LA

Cape Town - The pre-season friendly between the <b>Stormers</b> and the <b>Bulls</b>, originally set for <b>Los Angeles</b> on February 3, will now take place in <b>South Africa</b>.<p>…

Sport (South Africa)

Wasps fullback Willie le Roux has had no contact from SA Rugby

Wasps fullback Willie le Roux says he has had no contact from SA Rugby about playing for the Springboks again.<p>The last of Le Roux's 41 Test caps came …

Sport (South Africa)

Former Bok lock Andries Bekker has announced his retirement

Former Springbok lock Andries Bekker has announced his retirement from rugby.<p>Bekker made his debut for the Springboks in 2008 against Wales in …

Sport (South Africa)

Former Wallabies flanker George Smith reportedly arrested for assault in Japan

Former Wallabies flanker George Smith was reportedly arrested for assaulting a Japanese taxi driver on New Year's Eve.<p>According to reports, the …

Sport (South Africa)

Disgruntled quintet drag Bulls to court

Five former Blue Bulls Company employees will fight their retrenchment in the labour court of appeal.<p>The BBC retrenched several staff members towards …

Sport (South Africa)

Bulls, Stormers pre-season clash in USA scrapped

The Super Rugby warm-up match between the Bulls and Stormers will no longer be played in Los Angeles.<p>According to a Bulls press release, this is due …

Sport (South Africa)

Wales name squad for the 2018 Six Nations featuring two uncapped players

Wales' 39-man squad for the 2018 Six Nations features two uncapped players in flank James Davies and wing Josh Adams.<p>Davies (27) plays for the …

Rugby Union

Scotland recall Cornell du Preez for 2018 Six Nations

Former Kings loose forward Cornell du Preez has been included in Scotland’s 40-man squad for upcoming Six Nations.<p>The 26-year-old has won five Test …

Rugby Union

Bulls scrumhalf Rudy Paige to be fit by end of February

Bulls scrumhalf Rudy Paige is expected to be fit by the end of February having had groin surgery in early January.<p>Paige, who complained of a painful …

Sport (South Africa)

Cash-strapped Pumas show CJ van der Linde the door

The Pumas have been forced to part ways with forwards coach CJ van der Linde due to financial constraints.<p>The former Springbok prop joined the Pumas …

Sport (South Africa)

Lions coach Swys de Bruin says he is not concerned by the number of players who have been playing overseas

Lions coach Swys de Bruin is unconcerned by the number of players who have been playing overseas during the off-season, writes <b>CRAIG LEWIS</b>.<p>Among a …

Sport (South Africa)

Kings flyhalf Oliver Zono suffers knee injury

Kings flyhalf Oliver Zono will miss Saturday's Pro14 rematch against the Cheetahs in Bloemfontein.<p>Zono injured his knee during the Kings' 45-21 loss …

Sport (South Africa)

Toulon centre Mathieu Bastareaud uses homophobic slur

<b>CRAIG LEWIS</b> identifies five South African players who could take the rugby world by storm in 2018.<p>South African rugby’s flyhalf stocks are looking a …

Sport (South Africa)

Five uncapped Springbok hopefuls who could be knocking on national door in 2018

<b>CRAIG LEWIS</b> identifies five uncapped Springbok hopefuls who could be knocking on the national door in 2018.<p><b>Kwagga Smith</b><br>Just a few days after being …

Sport (South Africa)

Duane Vermeulen to leave French club Toulon to return to South Africa at end of European season

Duane Vermeulen is set to leave French club Toulon to return to South Africa at the end of the European season.<p>According to respected French sports …

Sport (South Africa)

SA Rugby confirms Steinhoff split

Steinhoff has officially notified SA Rugby of its intention to withdraw from all sponsorship activities of the national sevens teams with immediate …

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