A double round of home matches is next on the menu for the South African teams participating in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship and it is going to be interesting to see how they apply the lessons learned from the initial four-match tours that went off with mixed success.
Former SA Schools and Junior Springbok captain Salmaan Moerat has earned his first Springbok call-up as one of two uncapped players in the 32-man squad for the November tour of the UK.
Stormers head coach John Dobson says SA Rugby has told the team to focus solely on Friday’s Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against Dragons after a turbulent period in Western Province’s history was brought to a head this week.
SA Rugby has advised the Western Provinc Rugby Football Union that it is invoking its constitutional power to take administrative control of the union.
The latest Government Gazette includes adjusted lockdown regulations that allow a limited number of fans to return to stadiums in South Africa.
The Vodacom Bulls came from a 13-point half-time deficit to claim their first victory in the Vodacom United Rugby Championship against Cardiff on Saturday.
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