South Africa

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

RG Snyman prefers playing for South Africa over Munster

Springboks lock RG Snyman revealed that he would be preferring to play for South Africa in the Rugby Championship at the end of the year over Munster.
5 August 2020

Jacques Nienaber hints at South Africa being a doubtful starter for Rugby Championship

Incoming South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has warned that the Springboks players should get sufficient match time if they are to feature in the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament at the end of the year.
28 July 2020

Vodafone named lead sponsor of British and Irish Lions for South Africa tour

British and Irish Lions have announced telecommunications company Vodafone as the lead sponsor for the upcoming tour of South Africa next year.
28 July 2020

South Africa prefer Rugby Championship over European tour in November

South Africa Rugby affirmed that they would prefer the Rugby Championship tournament in November over the European tour.
22 July 2020

Revamped Super Rugby model proposed by New Zealand Rugby receives backlash

New Zealand Rugby's proposal of a revamped model of Super Rugby competition for the 2021 season has received backlash from South Africa Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux.
22 July 2020

New Zealand Rugby wants to drop South Africa and Argentina in future Super Rugby plans

New Zealand Rugby revealed plans to leave out South African Super Rugby teams and Argentina's Jaguares from next year to make the competition more competitive.
17 July 2020

British and Irish Lions tour of South Africa to go ahead as per original schedule

The British & Irish Lions have confirmed that their upcoming 2021 tour of South Africa will go ahead as per the original schedule.
15 July 2020

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