South Africa

South Africa to explore all options for Lions series to happen - Rassie Erasmus

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus reckons the board will consider all possible options for the British and Irish Lions tour to happen.
19 January 2021

Rugby Rumours: Sharks find Sanderson, Kolisi move, Quins to Falcons and Top 14 switch

Sharks find Sanderson, Kolisi move, Quins to Falcons and Top 14 switch
11 January 2021

Rugby Rumours: Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return

Warrior DVDM, Sharks circle Thorley, Scotland’s Saffa and O’Connor’s Top 14 return
16 December 2020

South Africa international Aphiwe Dyantyi banned for four years for doping violation

South Africa international wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has been handed a four-week banfollowing an anti-doping violation.
14 December 2020

South Africa finish 2020 as number one ranked Test team

South Africa have retained the number one ranking in the World Rugby Rankings at the end of the year despite not playing a single Test.
9 December 2020

England to lock horns with Australia and South Africa in November series next year

England will be hosting World Champions South Africa and Australia in their November series fixture next year.
8 December 2020

Rugby Rumours: Farrell loan move, Springbok Bull, Bath time for Smith and Another Du Preez

Farrell loan move, Springbok Bull, Bath time for Smith and Another Du Preez
25 November 2020

South Africa Rugby commit to Rugby Championship until 2030

South Africa Rugby has confirmed that the Springboks will be committed to take part in the Rugby Championship until 2030.
4 November 2020

British and Irish Lions to host Japan at Edinburgh in June next year

British and Irish Lions will face Japan at Murrayfield Stadium in June next year ahead of their three-Test series tour of South Africa.
21 October 2020

SANZAAR announces tri-nation Rugby Championship schedule following South Africa's withdrawal

SANZAAR has unveiled the fixtures for the revised Rugby Championship following the decision of South Africa Rugby to withdraw from the tournament.
16 October 2020

South Africa pull out of Rugby Championship

South Africa Rugby has confirmed withdrawal from the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament that is set to kick-off on 31st October in Australia.
16 October 2020

SANZAAR gives South Africa 48-hour deadline to confirm participation in Rugby Championship

SANZAAR has given a deadline of 48 hours to South Africa Rugby Union to confirm the participation of the Springboks in the Rugby Championship tournament.
14 October 2020

South Africa to decide on Rugby Championship participation next week

Springboks' participation in the Rugby Championship tournament is still yet to be confirmed with the South Africa Rugby Union set to make a decision next week.
10 October 2020

New Zealand look for 'more domestically related competitions' after South Africa's decision to exit Super Rugby

New Zealand Rugby has said that they are looking for 'more domestically related competitions' next year following South Africa Rugby's decision to exit Super Rugby.
30 September 2020

South Africa Rugby prefer Pro14 over Super Rugby competition

South Africa Rugby have preferred joining Top 14 tournament in Europe over Super Rugby following a voting process by the provincial unions.
30 September 2020

South Africa to face Argentina in Rugby Championship opener

SANZAAR have unveiled the fixtures for the Rugby Championship tournament which will kick-off on 7th November in Brisbane.
24 September 2020

Shoulder injury set to sideline Lood de Jager for up to six months

World Cup winning South Africa international Lood de Jager is set to miss the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament following a shoulder injury.
16 September 2020

South Africa's Handre Pollard faces lengthy period on sidelines after rupturing ACL

South Africa international Handre Pollard will face a lengthy period on the sidelines after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligaments while playing for the Top14 club Montpellier.
14 September 2020

South Africa teams to resume full contact training from next week

South Africa players will be able to resume full contact training from next week after the restrictions set to ease following the pandemic coronavirus.
28 August 2020

South Africa Rugby aims professional rugby resumption in September

South Africa Rugby is planning to resume professional rugby next month after receiving green-light from the government for full-contact training sessions and games without spectators.
8 August 2020