South Africa

Tomas Lavanini returns to Argentina line-up for clash against South Africa

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has made just one change for the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against South Africa scheduled to be played at Mendoza on Saturday.
24 August 2018

Rassie Erasmus 'surprised' by Eben Etzebeth's performance in Durban

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus admitted that he was surprised by the quality of performance produced by lock Eben Etzebeth on his comeback game against Argentina last weekend.
20 August 2018

South Africa confirm 28-man squad for trip to Argentina

South Africa have confirmed a 28-man squad for their upcoming Rugby Championship clash against Argentina to be played in Mendoza next weekend.
20 August 2018

South Africa come from behind to beat Argentina 34-21

An incredible second-half performance saw South Africa come from behind to open their Rugby Championship campaign with a 34-21 win over Argentina at Jonsson Kings Park Stadium on Saturday.
18 August 2018

The Rugby Championship will be a true test for Boks – Jaco Kriel

Gloucester’s Jaco Kriel admits this year’s Rugby Championship will provide a stern test for South Africa.
18 August 2018

Argentina recall Juan Figallo for clash against Springboks

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has recalled prop Juan Figallo for the upcoming Rugby Championship clash against South Africa scheduled in Durban on Saturday.
17 August 2018

Eben Etzebeth, Malcolm Marx and Warren Whiteley return to South Africa line-up

South Africa will be boosted by the return of forwards Eben Etzebeth, Malcolm Marx and Warren Whiteley in their line-up for the Rugby Championship opening clash against Argentina.
17 August 2018

Eben Etzebeth to start for South Africa in their Rugby Championship opener against Argentina

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus is set to include Stormers lock Eben Etzebeth in the line-up for the upcoming Rugby Championship opening clash against Argentina to be played in Durban on Saturday.
14 August 2018

Francois Louw and Damian Williemse included in South Africa squad for Rugby Championship

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has named three uncapped players in the 35-man squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
6 August 2018

'Home advantage in knockouts is unbelievably important' - Bryan Habana

In Part Two of Talking Rugby Union’s interview, the Springbok legend talks about Super Rugby, The Rugby Championship, positive steps for South Africa and why Siya Kolisi is an inspiration.
3 August 2018

South Africa flanker Jean-Luc du Preez signs new deal with Sharks

Sharks have acted swiftly to ensure South Africa international Jean-Luc du Preez remains with the Durban outfit amid rumours of rivals Bulls showing interest on the flanker.
1 August 2018

Rugby Rumours: USA import, Returning Puma, Brits to Bulls and Hassle with Hassler

USA import, Returning Puma, Brits to Bulls and Hassle with Hassler
1 August 2018

South Africa fullback Warrick Gelant sidelined with shoulder injury

South Africa fullback is set to miss the majority of the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament after sustaining a shoulder injury.
30 July 2018

Jake White slams Rassie Erasmus for releasing Duane Vermeulen ahead of Rugby Championship

World Cup winning former South Africa coach Jake White has slammed new Springboks head coach Rassie Erasmus for allowing back-row Duane Vermeulen to pull out of the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
25 July 2018

Schalk Burger urges South Africa to swap Rugby Championship with Six Nations

Former South Africa back-row Schalk Burger has urged the Springboks to participate in the Six Nations tournament instead of the Rugby Championship.
24 July 2018

South Africa name training squad ahead of Rugby Championship

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named five uncapped players in their training squad ahead of the upcoming Rugby Championship.
18 July 2018

Adriaan Strauss to retire at end of Super Rugby season

Former South Africa captain Adriaan Strauss has confirmed that he will retire from professional rugby at the end of the ongoing Super Rugby season with Bulls.
27 June 2018

England move to fourth position in World Rugby Rankings

England have climbed to the fourth position in the World Rugby Rankings following their 10-25 win over South Africa in the third and final Test in Cape Town last weekend.
25 June 2018

May: England are in a better place after Cape Town win

Jonny May believes England have grown as a team after rounding off their tour of South Africa with a 25-10 win at Newlands.
25 June 2018

South Africa's Duane Vermeulen pulls out of the Rugby Championship

South Africa back-row Duane Vermeulen has pulled out of the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament to keep himself fit and ready for the 2019 World Cup scheduled in Japan.
25 June 2018