Wales' Jones hangs up his boots

2015-01-25 08:29

Wales and British and Irish Lions prop Adam Jones has announced his retirement from international rugby.

Stormers thump Eagles in George

2015-01-24 18:22

The Stormers recorded a pre-season win over a competitive Eagles side in very humid conditions at George's Outeniqua Park.

Sale 'close' to new Cipriani deal

2015-01-24 15:30

Danny Cipriani is in line to sign a new deal with Sale, the English Premiership side has said.

Bekker's Kobe Steelers thrashed

2015-01-24 12:18

Andries Bekker's Kobe Kobelco Steelers have crashed out of the Japanese Top League with a semi-final defeat to Yamaha Júbilo.

Cooper gutted over injury blow

2015-01-24 11:41

Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper says he's gutted to be missing the start of the Super Rugby season with a fractured collarbone.

Henson joins minnows Bristol

2015-01-23 14:39

Wales international Gavin Henson will join second-tier Bristol from Aviva Premiership side Bath at the end of the season.

Ex-WP Academy player excels abroad

2015-01-23 14:27

SA talent Austin Lockington has played for Melrose since 2013 and has made his home in the Scottish town of Borders.

Cooper fractures collarbone

2015-01-23 13:21

Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper will be sidelined for 10-12 weeks after suffering a fractured collarbone during a training session.

SA prop starts for Highlanders

2015-01-23 10:21

SA prop Ross Geldenhuys will start at tighthead prop for the Highlanders in their pre-season match against the Crusaders.

World Cup is Senatla's big goal

2015-01-23 09:07

Blitzbokke and Stormers speedster Seabelo Senatla says his big goal for 2015 is making the Springboks' World Cup squad.

Maitland joins London Irish

2015-01-22 14:53

London Irish have signed New Zealand-born Scotland international Sean Maitland from Scottish side Glasgow.

'Honey Badger' under the knife

2015-01-22 14:53

Western Force wing Nick Cummins will miss the first couple of Super Rugby matches as he needs surgery.

Jacobs backs Jean to recover

2015-01-21 15:48

Adi Jacobs believes Springbok captain Jean de Villiers has the experience and ability to make a successful comeback from injury.

Kiwis defend Six Nations calls

2015-01-21 14:31

With fifty percent of the competing coaches all hailing from New Zealand there is a strong Kiwi feel to this season's Six Nations.

No more bad habits - Bulls coach

2015-01-21 12:39

Bulls coach Frans Ludeke says it's important for his team to eradicate some "bad habits" as they prepare for Super Rugby.

Coetzee: Venter adds energy

2015-01-21 10:23

Sharks and Bok loose forward Marcell Coetzee says Brendan Venter has given the players free reign to express themselves.


Ex-Wallaby Nathan Sharpe thinks the All Blacks are the best team going into the Rugby World Cup, but he’s not so sure they’ll win it. The former lock also offers his opinion on South Africa and Ireland's chances.

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Wallaby prop off to France

2015-01-21 07:29

Australian international prop Sekope Kepu has signed a three-year deal with ambitious Top 14 club Bordeaux-Begles.

Ireland's Jackson out of Six Nations

2015-01-20 22:28

Ireland reserve flyhalf Paddy Jackson will miss the Six Nations after dislocating his elbow, his province Ulster said.

Anscombe in Wales' squad

2015-01-20 14:59

Former Blues and Chiefs Super Rugby star Gareth Anscombe has been included in Wales' Six Nations squad.

Jerry Collins heads for France

2015-01-20 14:26

Former All Blacks captain and back-row forward Jerry Collins has joined second-flight French club Narbonne.

Spies to make comeback in London

2015-01-20 13:28

Bulls captain Pierre Spies will make his comeback when they tackle English club Saracens in London later this month.

Stormers name team for SWD

2015-01-20 12:25

Stormers coach Allister Coetzee has named his team to tackle the SWD Eagles in a friendly match in George.

Young EP star off to New Zealand

2015-01-20 10:17

Former EP Craven Week and SA Schools prop, Lupumlo Mguca, is being provided a once in a lifetime opportunity at a school in NZ.

Uys lead Cheetahs in Polokwane

2015-01-20 08:39

Francois Uys will lead a strong Cheetahs side when they travel to Polokwane to take on the Bulls in their pre-season friendly.


Bulls record pre-season win

2015-01-24 18:55

The Bulls started 2015 on a positive note, beating the Cheetahs in a season-opening friendly played in Polokwane.

Leinster clinch quarters spot

2015-01-24 18:01

Former champions Leinster sealed top spot in Pool Two and a place in the European Champions Cup quarter-finals to draw at Wasps.

Crusaders lose, suffer injuries

2015-01-24 12:18

The Highlanders have overturned a 12-point deficit to beat the Crusaders in their first pre-season outing in Timaru.

Pocock scores on injury return

2015-01-24 11:41

David Pocock scored a try in his first match for almost a year in a Super Rugby warm-up match for Brumbies against the Western Force.

Injured duo in Ireland squad

2015-01-23 16:11

Injured Leinster pair Cian Healy and Sean O'Brien were named in the provisional 46-man Ireland Six Nations squad.

Mallett: England missed out on Smith

2015-01-23 14:39

Former Springbok coach Nick Mallett says England made a mistake by not appointing New Zealander Wayne Smith as coach.

Montpellier ask White to stay

2015-01-23 13:36

Jake White has revealed that he has been asked by Montpellier president Mohed Altrad to remain on as coach.

I had to move to Lions - Jacobs

2015-01-23 12:36

Lions scrumhalf Lohan Jacobs says he had no choice but to move from the Bulls to his new team in Johannesburg.

Feast of rugby for Kings fans

2015-01-23 10:21

EP Rugby supporters are in for a feast of top class rugby this year based on the provisional fixtures list recently made available.

New look Spies keen to prove a point

2015-01-22 15:36

Pierre Spies may be back on the field after an absence of almost 18 months, but there is something a bit different to the No 8.

Blood clots sideline Schwalger

2015-01-22 14:53

Hurricanes prop John Schwalger has been ruled out for the majority of the 2015 Super Rugby season due to a blood clotting problem.

Venter to pen Bordeaux deal

2015-01-22 07:47

South Africa lock Ben Venter revealed he is set to join Top 14 rugby union side Bordeaux-Begles.

Sharks' Bok lock raring to go

2015-01-21 15:48

Springbok and Sharks lock Pieter-Steph du Toit hopes he can make an immediate impact when he returns to the field after injury.

England recall Cipriani, Easter

2015-01-21 14:08

Danny Cipriani and Nick Easter were both recalled by England when coach Stuart Lancaster announced his 34-man training squad.

England 'haven't kicked on'

2015-01-21 10:23

England coach Stuart Lancaster says his side had failed to make sufficient progress in 2014 as he prepared to unveil his squad.

Cipriani to take French leave?

2015-01-21 09:01

James Haskell has said Danny Cipriani should seize a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity" to play club rugby in France next season.

Season over for England's Foden

2015-01-21 07:38

Northampton and England fullback Ben Foden is set to miss the rest of the season after suffering a ligament rupture in his left leg, the Premiership champions said Tuesday.

Catrakilis to join Jake in France

2015-01-21 07:14

Stormers flyhalf Demetri Catrakilis is believed to have signed a deal with French club Montpellier, who are coached by Jake White.

Blitzbokke selection headache

2015-01-20 15:47

Blitzbokke coach Neil Powell faces a selection conundrum when selecting his 12-man touring party for the next two tournaments.

Franks confirms London Irish move

2015-01-20 14:26

All Black prop Ben Franks is joining London Irish from the Wellington-based Hurricanes, the English Premiership side confirmed.

Lions to face ‘Canes All Blacks

2015-01-20 14:25

The Lions backs are set for a tough first round Super Rugby duel when they host the Hurricanes on February 13.

NZ Maori joins Welsh club

2015-01-20 12:54

New Zealander Nick Crosswell has agreed to join Newport Gwent Dragons next month on a long-term contract.

Cullen headlines Cape Town 10s

2015-01-20 12:08

The Cape Town 10s have announced its line-up of star-studded international sporting legends.

Fitzpatrick praises Burger

2015-01-20 09:15

NZ legend Sean Fitzpatrick has heaped praise on Schalk Burger, who's in line for the Laureus World Comeback of the Year Award.

15 Boks for Bulls' London trip

2015-01-20 07:40

Handre Pollard is among 15 Springboks named in the Blue Bulls squad to face Saracens in London.

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