South Africa

South Africa begin 2017-18 World Rugby Sevens Series with win in Dubai

South Africa started the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series 2017-18 on a victorious note after beating New Zealand 24-12 in the Emirates Airline Dubai Rugby Sevens.
4 December 2017

Hadleigh Parkes shines on debut as Wales edge South Africa 24-22

Hadleigh Parkes had a memorable debut with a double as Wales ended their autumn international campaign with a 24-22 win over South Africa at Principality Stadium on Saturday.
3 December 2017

Tendai Mtawarira ruled out of South Africa's clash against Wales with groin injury

Sharks prop Tendai Mtawarira has been ruled out of South Africa's upcoming clash against Wales on Saturday due to a groin injury.
1 December 2017

Parkes to make Wales debut as Gatland makes five changes for South Africa clash

Scarlets centre Hadleigh Parkes is set to make his debut for Wales after he was named in the starting XV for the final game of the autumn international campaign against South Africa.
30 November 2017

Tipuric, Ball ruled out of Wales' clash against South Africa

Wales will miss the services of Jake Ball and Justin Tipuric for the final game of the autumn international campaign against South Africa due to injuries.
28 November 2017

South Africa thrash Italy 6-36 in Padua

South Africa came up with a five-try performance as they thrashed Italy 6-35 at Stadio Euganeo on Saturday.
25 November 2017

South Africa overcome Belleau to beat France 17-18

Anthony Belleau's 12 points did not prove enough for France as South Africa managed to beat them 17-18 in tight encounter at Stade de France on Saturday.
19 November 2017

France wins right to host 2023 World Cup

World Rugby chairman Bill Beaumont has confirmed France as the host for the 2023 edition of the Rugby World Cup following a voting process in London on Wednesday.
15 November 2017

South Africa set to be named hosts for 2023 World Cup

South Africa are likely to be confirmed as the hosts for the 2023 World Cup over Ireland and France as the World Rugby Council converge for a voting process in London on Wednesday.
15 November 2017

Allister Coetzee set to be axed from South Africa role in December

South Africa head coach Allister Coetzee is set to be sacked from his role in the coming weeks according to a report.
14 November 2017

Ireland trounce South Africa 38-3 in Dublin

A dominating performance from Ireland saw them register their biggest win over South Africa as they started the autumn international campaign with a resounding 38-3 victory at Aviva Stadium on Friday.
12 November 2017

Shoulder injury keeps Tommy O'Donnell doubtful for Ireland's clash against Springboks

Munster flanker Tommy O'Donnell is a doubtful starter for Ireland's autumn internationals opener against South Africa at Aviva Stadium following a shoulder injury.
8 November 2017

Keith Earls expecting more physicality from South Africa

Ireland wing Keith Earls has warned his team of more physicality from South Africa when the two teams meet each other at Aviva Stadium on Saturday.
7 November 2017

A look back on South Africa's hosting of 1995 World Cup

With the World Rugby board recommending South Africa as the host for the 2023 edition of the Rugby World Cup, we take a look at the last time the country staged the tournament in 1995.
1 November 2017

South Africa backed to host 2023 World Cup

World Rugby board has recommended South Africa as the possible venue for hosting the 2023 edition of the World Cup.
1 November 2017

Top contenders to head British and Irish Lions for 2021 tour of South Africa

With Wales head coach Warren Gatland ruling himself out of the British and Irish Lions' upcoming tour of South Africa in 2021, we take a look at five of the leading contenders to take up the role.
18 October 2017

Warren Gatland rules himself out of 2021 Lions tour

Wales boss Warren Gatland stated that he wouldn't subject himself of taking in charge of British and Irish Lions in the 2021 tour of South Africa.
17 October 2017

New Zealand survive South Africa scare to end Rugby Championship 2017 unbeaten

New Zealand finished the Rugby Championship 2017 tournament unbeaten as they edged out South Africa 24-25 in a thrilling encounter in the final round at DHL Newlands.
8 October 2017

Australia - South Africa clash ends in draw once again

Elton Jantjies missed a last-minute penalty as the Rugby Championship clash between South Africa and Australia ended in a 27-27 draw for the second time this season at Toyota Stadium on Saturday.
1 October 2017

South Africa's 57-0 defeat to New Zealand not surprising - Jake White

Former South African coach Jake White stated that the 57-0 drubbing of Springboks by New Zealand in their recently concluded Rugby Championship clash at QBE Stadium was not surprising.
28 September 2017