South Africa

Siya Kolisi to captain South Africa for first Test against Georgia

South Africa have named the matchday squad for the opening Test against Georgia to be played at at Loftus Versfeld on Friday.
30 June 2021

Conor Murray: We want to put a show on for people

British and Irish Lions captain Conor Murray wants his side to put smiles on people's faces during this unprecedented series.
29 June 2021

South Africa resume training after Covid scare

South Africa players have been cleared to resume training after they returned negative in the latest round of Covid testing.
29 June 2021

Dan Biggar admits losing Alun Wyn Jones is a “huge loss” as Lions tour already hits some bumps in the road

The last few days have thrown up a number of challenges for Warren Gatland.
28 June 2021

South Africa squad in isolation after positive Covid cases

South Africa have cancelled their training on Sunday after three players were tested positive for Covid-19 ahead of the series against the British and Irish Lions.
28 June 2021

Conor Murray replaces Alun Wyn Jones as Lions captain for tour of South Africa

Warren Gatland has named Ireland international Conor Murray as the captain of the side for the upcoming tour of South Africa.
27 June 2021

Dislocated shoulder rules Alun Wyn Jones out of Lions' tour of South Africa

British and Irish Lions skipper Alun Wyn Jones will miss the upcoming tour of South Africa following a dislocated shoulder.
26 June 2021

Gregor Townsend expects Zander Fagerson and Hamish Watson to be fit for Lions' tour of South Africa

Gregor Townsend is expecting Zander Fagerson and Hamish Watson to be fit for the upcoming series against South Africa.
25 June 2021

Pretoria and Johannesburg named venues for South Africa's Tests against Georgia

South Africa Rugby has announced the venues for the upcoming two-match Test series against Georgia to be played in July.
20 June 2021

Lions prop Tadhg Furlong ahead of ‘acid test’ clash with Japan

With the British and Irish Lions’ preparations for South Africa having begun, Tadhg Furlong talks about what he and his teammates have been working on in Jersey.
19 June 2021

Assessing British & Irish Lions tour opponents: South Africa

The last time the British and Irish Lions toured South Africa was in 2009.
16 June 2021

Rynhardt Elstadt Exclusive: The Toulouse and Springbok forward hoping to lift more silverware this season

Rynhardt Elstadt spoke to Joe Harvey about his time in the south of France and his selection for the Springboks ahead of the British and Irish Lions tour.
15 June 2021

South Africa name 46-man squad for series against British and Irish Lions

Frans Steyn and Morne Steyn are in line to face British and Irish Lions for the second time next month as South Africa have named a 46-member squad for the highly anticipated three-match series.
6 June 2021

England prop Kyle Sinckler replace Andrew Porter in British and Irish Lions squad

Warren Gatland has made a change to the squad for the upcoming series against South Africa with England prop Kyle Sinckler replacing Ireland's Andrew Porter.
6 June 2021

Ireland coach Andy Farrell set to join Lions backroom staff for South Africa tour

Ireland head coach Andy Farrell is reported to join the coaching panel of British and Irish Lions for their upcoming tour of South Africa.
4 June 2021

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus expecting surprises from Lions

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is expecting surprise moves from his counterpart Warren Gatland when the two teams compete in a three-game Test series in July.
30 May 2021

British and Irish Lions squad members get vaccine ahead of South Africa tour

The majority of British and Irish Lions squad members have been vaccinated ahead of their upcoming tour of South Africa.
26 May 2021

Cheslin Kolbe Interview: I have so much respect for everyone at Toulouse for what they have done for me

The World Cup winner talks about his time with Toulouse, the possibility of representing the Springboks against the Lions and starting a new dynasty with one of Europe’s most decorated clubs.
22 May 2021

South Africa to make Rugby Championship return in 2021 edition

South Africa will return to Rugby Championship later this year as SANZAAR unveiled the schedule for the 2021 edition.
21 May 2021

Without Lions fans it feels like 'we’ve had the carpet pulled from under us'

The absence of overseas fans during the British and Irish Lions’ tour to South Africa is a significant setback, but as a travel destination, the country doesn’t want to be forgotten about.
19 May 2021