Warren Whiteley says he was surprised by Allister Coetzee’s decision to make him the next Springbok captain.
Warren Whiteley will captain a 31-man Springbok squad that includes eight uncapped players for the three-Test series against France in June.
Francois Venter suffered a hamstring tear last weekend which could rule him out of the Cheetahs’ match against the Sunwolves in Tokyo on Saturday.
The Bulls are sweating over the fitness of four key players ahead of Saturday’s match against the Hurricanes at Loftus.
SA Rugby has confirmed the venues for the Springboks’ three home matches in this year’s Rugby Championship.
JON CARDINELLI selects an overall 18-team Super Rugby log, based on performances and opposition faced after 13 rounds.
England star Dan Norton scored a last-gasp try to secure a 17-12 win over the Blitzboks in the London Sevens quarter-finals on Sunday.
The Brumbies ended the Kings’ three-match winning streak with a 19-10 victory in Port Elizabeth on Saturday night. SIMON BORCHARDT reports.
The Blitzboks suffered a 24-12 defeat against the USA in their final pool game at the London Sevens on Saturday.
Ruan Combrinck scored a brace of tries as the Lions secured a resounding 51-14 win over the Bulls at Ellis Park on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.