South Africa

A Tribute to 'The Dreadlocked Assassin' - Cecil Afrika

Cecil Afrika announced his retirement from Rugby Sevens this week.
12 June 2020

Maro Itoje in contention for captaincy for Lions tour of South Africa - Warren Gatland

British and Irish Lions head coach Warren Gatland said England international Maro Itoje is in contention for the captaincy for the upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
7 June 2020

South Africa and Japan may join Six Nations sides in autumn series

World champions South Africa and Japan could join the Six Nations teams in the autumn series as Rugby Football Union considering various options to recover from the financial crisis created by the pandemic coronavirus.
6 June 2020

South Africa players set to resume training

South Africa players are all set to resume training after the Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa briefed on the guidelines as they are staging a recovery from the pandemic coronavirus.
30 May 2020

South Africa's World Cup winner Cheslin Kolbe prefers Lions series over Tokyo Olympics

World Cup winning South Africa international Cheslin Kolbe said he would be preferring the series against British and Irish Lions next year over the Tokyo Olympics.
20 May 2020

The Springbok at Lockwood Park

When Huddersfield RUFC unveiled Andre Snyman as their backs and skills coach, the former South Africa international coined himself as an ‘adopted Yorkshireman’.
18 May 2020

Rugby Rumours: Maro the Tiger, Savea Returns, Goode for Japan and Mapimpi to the Prem

Maro the Tiger, Savea Returns, Goode for Japan and Mapimpi to the Prem
14 May 2020

British and Irish Lions open to schedule change for 2021 tour of South Africa

The British and Irish Lions stated that they are open-minded about any change in schedule to their tour of South Africa following the pandemic coronavirus.
5 May 2020

No immediate plans to change British and Irish Lions tour date - SA Rugby

South Africa Rugby has announced that they are unlikely to make any immediate change to the fixtures of the British and Irish Lions series amid the coronavirus crisis.
4 May 2020

Wales unveil autumn international fixtures

The Welsh Rugby Union has unveiled the fixtures for Wales' autumn international series that kicks-off on 7th November.
20 February 2020

South Africa confirm Jacques Nienaber as new head coach

South Africa have confirmed the appointment of Jacques Nienaber as the new head coach with immediate effect.
25 January 2020

World Sevens Series: Hamilton Preview

After two rounds of the Men's World Sevens Series, New Zealand and South Africa currently lead the way.
24 January 2020

World Seven Series: Cape Town Preview

After a scintillating opening round in Dubai, the world’s best sevens players have now flown into Cape Town to play a second leg in two weeks.
12 December 2019

South Africa start Men's World Rugby Sevens Series with a win in Dubai 7s

South Africa started the Men's World Rugby Sevens Series with a victory as they blanked South Africa 0-15 in the final of the Dubai 7s on Saturday.
8 December 2019

Fixtures for British and Irish Lions' 2021 tour of South Africa unveiled

The British and Irish Lions have unveiled the fixtures for the 2021 tour of South Africa that will kick-off in July 2021.
4 December 2019

Faf de Klerk was a star of the great South African show and now it’s time to shine for Sale

Faf De Klerk was highly influential in South Africa’s journey to glory in Japan and after experiencing the impact he and the Springboks have had on their nation, it is back to club duty for Sale’s World Champion.
23 November 2019

Rugby Rumours: Top Dollar Tuilagi, Williams Wanted, Tipuric Trending and Importing The Beast

Top Dollar Tuilagi, Williams Wanted, Tipuric Trending and Importing The Beast
22 November 2019

Jannie Du Plessis makes Montpellier exit

Montpellier has confirmed that former South Africa international Jannie du Plessis has made his exit from the Top 14 club mid-season.
22 November 2019

South Africa to host Scotland and Georgia in July 2020

World Champions South Africa will be seen in action for the first time since they won the showpiece event for the third time when they host Scotland and Georgia in July next year.
21 November 2019

Exciting times for Montpellier with Handre Pollard's arrival imminent

There were quite a few eyebrows raised after it was announced that Springbok fly-half Handre Pollard was off to join Montpellier once the 2019 Rugby World Cup concluded.
20 November 2019