Uncapped Roelof Smit, Jean-Luc du Preez, Sergeal Petersen and Francois Venter have been included in the Springboks’ squad for their end-of-year tour.
Niel Marais kicked 21 points to guide the Free State Cheetahs to a 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls and a first Currie Cup title in nine years. JON CARDINELLI reports. The 2016 Currie Cup climaxed in fairytale fashion for coach Franco Smith and his Cheetahs charges in Bloemfontein on Saturday. After winning all eight of their league matches, and… Read more →
Francois Hougaard has been ruled out of the Springboks’ end-of-year tour due to a shoulder injury.
The Free State Cheetahs will be favourites to down the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Allister Coetzee says the Springboks will never be a world force unless the national team, franchises and provinces work together, reports JON CARDINELLI in Cape Town.
Francois Louw has been ruled out of the Springboks’ end-of-year tour to Europe with a hamstring injury.
The Golden Lions Rugby Union are adamant lock Franco Mostert has no case to answer in his ongoing contractual saga with French side Lyon.
Former Bok coach Peter de Villiers believes Frans Steyn should be immediately recalled to the national side.
Brendan Venter, who will facilitate this week’s SA Rugby coaching indaba, has acknowledged that the decline in Springbok rugby has been devastating to witness and that there is ‘no quick fix for the problem’.
Lions prop-forward Julian Redelinghuys successfully underwent neck surgery in Bloemfontein on Sunday and could be discharged from hospital later this week already.