South Africa

South Africa's Trevor Nyakane to miss remainder of World Cup

South Africa have been dealt a major blow ahead of their second-round World Cup clash against Namibia in Aichi next weekend with tighthead prop Trevor Nyakane ruled out of the remainder of the tournament with a calf injury.
23 September 2019

Clinical New Zealand defeat spirited South Africa

New Zealand had to withstand a revival from South Africa, but came through to win 23-13.
21 September 2019

Richie Mo'unga returns at fly-half for New Zealand against South Africa

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named a strong matchday line-up for the Rugby World Cup opener against South Africa to be played in Yokohama on Saturday.
19 September 2019

Rugby World Cup Pool B Preview

TRU’s Joe Harvey previews Pool B which begins with New Zealand v South Africa.
18 September 2019

South Africa remain unchanged for Rugby World Cup opener against New Zealand

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named an unchanged matchday squad for the Rugby World Cup opening game clash against New Zealand in Yokohama on Saturday.
18 September 2019

Mapimpi hat-trick powers South Africa to 7-41 win over Japan

Makazole Mapimpi scored a hat-trick as South Africa trounced Japan 7-41 in their final warm-up game before the World Cup at Kumagaya Rugby Stadium on Saturday.
6 September 2019

South Africa name experienced matchday squad for Japan clash

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has named an experienced line-up for the upcoming World Cup warm-up game against Japan to be played in Kumagaya on 6th September.
3 September 2019

Rugby Rumours: Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits

Saracens for Willemse, Te'o extension, Toner Omission and Back-row Brits
2 September 2019

Joe Schmidt describes Felix Jones' Springboks appointment as 'awkward'

Ireland head coach Joe Schmidt described the appointment of Felix Jones in the backroom staff of South Africa ahead of the World Cup campaign as an 'awkward' situation.
30 August 2019

South Africa's Aphiwe Dyantyi charged with doping offence after B sample also returns positive

South Africa international Aphiwe Dyantyi has been charged with a doping offence after his B sample also returned positive for a banned substance.
30 August 2019

Felix Jones joins South Africa as defensive analyst ahead of World Cup campaign

South Africa have hired the services of Felix Jones on a consultancy role for their World Cup campaign that kicks-off next month.
28 August 2019

South Africa confirm World Cup squad

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has confirmed a 31-man squad that will be part of the World Cup scheduled in Japan next month.
26 August 2019

South Africa's Aphiwe Dyantyi tested positive for banned substance

South Africa international Aphiwe Dyantyi's involvement in the upcoming World Cup in Japan is under doubt after he was tested positive for a banned substance.
25 August 2019

South Africa's Marcell Coetzee ruled out of World Cup

South Africa have been dealt a major blow ahead of the upcoming World Cup campaign with Ulster forward Marcell Coetzee ruled out of the tournament with an ankle injury.
19 August 2019

South Africa name 36-man squad for Bloemfontein training camp

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named a 36-member squad for the upcoming four-day training camp in Bloemfontein.
19 August 2019

Video Highlights: South Africa edge out Argentina in Pretoria

South Africa continued to remain unbeaten this year after they edged out Argentina 24-18 at Loftus Versfeld in a closely fought encounter on Saturday.
18 August 2019

Schalk Brits to lead South Africa against Argentina

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named a new-look side for the upcoming clash against Argentina to be played in Pretoria next weekend.
14 August 2019

South Africa attack coach Swys de Bruin quits ahead of World Cup

South Africa have confirmed that attack coach Swys de Bruin has stepped down from his role ahead of the World Cup that kicks-off in Japan next month.
14 August 2019

Scarra Ntubeni and Wilco Louw added to South Africa squad

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has called up uncapped Western Province hooker Scarra Ntubeni and prop Wilco Louw for the upcoming encounter against Argentina to be played in Pretoria on Saturday.
14 August 2019

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi set to return for clash against Argentina

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has revealed that skipper Siya Kolisi is a likely starter in their upcoming game against Argentina in Pretoria on 17th August.
13 August 2019