Thompson suspended for World Cup opener

49 minutes ago

Kane Thompson, veteran Samoan lock, has received a two-match ban for punching and will miss the opening match of the World Cup against the US Eagles.

Leguizamon signs up for Super Rugby

2015-09-02 18:19

Argentina back row Juan Manuel Leguizamon has signed up for the new Argentine Super Rugby franchise for two years.

'Province rugby' ... from Bulls

2015-09-02 16:49

Who’d have guessed a few weeks ago, writes Rob Houwing, that the Bulls would be new SA standard-bearers of thrilling rugby?

Court hears case to bar Boks from RWC

2015-09-02 15:28

A SA judge has criticised the country's slow pace of racial reform as he heard an application to block the Springboks from going to the RWC.

NZ scribe: Get rid of the Springbok name!

2015-09-02 15:00

A New Zealand scribe feels the South African national rugby team should no longer be called Springboks.

Teen set to make RWC history

2015-09-02 13:29

Vasil Lobzhanidze is poised to write his name into the Rugby World Cup history books after being named in Georgia's squad.

Sithole: Inexperience no excuse for Sharks

2015-09-02 12:36

Sharks wing S'bura Sithole has urged his team-mates to step up against the Pumas at Kings Park this weekend.

Bok duo back in the mix for Bulls

2015-09-02 12:23

Returning Springboks Marcel van der Merwe and Jan Serfontien are back in the Bulls squad ahead of their match against the Cheetahs.

Meyer confident all Boks will be fit for opener

2015-09-02 11:10

Heyneke Meyer, coach of the Springboks is optimistic that all of his 31 member squad will be fit for the opening fixture of the RWC.


Wales to trial six point tries

53 minutes ago

The Welsh Rugby Union announced on Wednesday that all tries scored in this season's Welsh Premiership will be worth six points.

We may be undervaluing Boks

2015-09-02 19:12

Springbok “shares” may be deemed lower by some pessimists than they deserve to be, argues Rob Houwing.

Race case against Springboks dropped

2015-09-02 18:07

The man who was trying to prevent the Springboks from playing in the Rugby World Cup has stopped with legal proceedings.

Boks boast second most caps at RWC

2015-09-02 15:52

Heyneke Meyer's Springbok squad will have the second-most Test caps at this year's Rugby World Cup in England and Wales.

Du Toit: Jannie my inspiration

2015-09-02 15:00

Thomas du Toit has revealed his ambitions to fill the void left by Springbok tighthead Jannie du Plessis at the Sharks.

Springbok interdict bid dropped

2015-09-02 14:48

The court bid to stop the Springboks from leaving South Africa to compete in the Rugby World Cup has been abandoned in the High Court in Pretoria.

Grass will be ‘greener’ for Boks in England

2015-09-02 13:27

A special piece of turf to give the Springboks real #HomeGroundAdvantage will be ‘christened’ by a host of SA celebrities in Cape Town.

All Blacks still have 'monkey on back'

2015-09-02 12:24

Coach Steve Hansen says there is no complacency in the All Blacks' camp, with fresh Rugby World Cup challenges looming.

Oupa named on Cheetahs bench

2015-09-02 12:06

Springbok loose forward Oupa Mohoje has been named on the Cheetahs bench for their Currie Cup clash against the Blue Bulls.

Bulls grant Flip an early release

2015-09-02 09:58

The Blue Bulls have opted to grant Springbok lock Flip van der Merwe an early release from his contract to join French club Clermont.

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