South Africa

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi set for comeback

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi is set to make a comeback from injury for Western Province in the Currie Cup this weekend.
6 August 2019

Rassie Erasmus pleased with South Africa's preparation in Auckland

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said he was satisfied with the preparation of the team in the Auckland camp ahead of the final round of the Rugby Championship.
2 August 2019

South Africa go past England to fourth in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have moved to the fourth position in the latest World Rugby Rankings following their 16-16 draw against New Zealand in the second round of the Rugby Championship in Wellington last weekend.
31 July 2019

South Africa add Andre Esterhuizen and Marvin Orie to squad ahead of Argentina clash

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has added centre Andre Esterhuizen and lock Marvin Orie to the squad ahead of the final round of the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Salta.
30 July 2019

Draw against New Zealand was 'satisfying' - Rassie Erasmus

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said he was relieved to manage a draw against New Zealand in Wellington during the second round of the Rugby Championship.
29 July 2019

Brodie Retallick suffers injury setback in All Blacks' draw against South Africa

New Zealand lock Brodie Rettalick has suffered an injury blow during the recently concluded Rugby Championship encounter against All Blacks in Wellington that ended in a 16-16 draw.
28 July 2019

Video Highlights: South Africa manage draw against All Blacks to remain at top

A late try from Herschel Jantjies proved vital as Springboks came from behind to draw the Rugby Championship encounter against New Zealand 16-16 in Wellington on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
27 July 2019

Late try from Herschel Jantjies help South Africa to 16-16 draw against New Zealand

Herschel Jantjies scored the decisive try in the closing stage while Handre Pollard kicked the conversion as South Africa managed a 16-16 draw against New Zealand in the second round of the Rugby Championship at Westpac Stadium.
27 July 2019

Beauden Barrett at full-back and Richie Mo'unga at fly-half for New Zealand against South Africa

New Zealand head coach Steve Hansen has named Crusaders star Richie Mo’unga at fly-half for the second round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa to be played in Wellington on Saturday.
25 July 2019

Duane Vermeulen to lead South Africa against New Zealand

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named Duane Vermeulen as the captain for the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against New Zealand to be played in Wellington this weekend.
24 July 2019

Rassie Erasmus lavishes praise on Herschel Jantjies after impressive debut

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus lavished praise on scrum-half Herschel Jantjies following his impressive performance in the Rugby Championship opening game against Australia in Johannesburg.
23 July 2019

South Africa narrow down gap over fourth placed England in World Rugby Rankings

South Africa have reduced the gap over fourth placed England in the World Rugby Rankings following their 35-17 win over Australia in Johannesburg.
23 July 2019

The Rugby Championship - The view from the North

After the first round of Rugby Championship action, Gareth Hughes takes a look at both games for Talking Rugby Union.
22 July 2019

South Africa name squad for tour of New Zealand and Argentina

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named 36 member squad for the final two rounds of the Rugby Championship against New Zealand and Argentina.
22 July 2019

Video Highlights: South Africa beat Australia 35-17 in Rugby Championship opener

South Africa scored five tries including a double from debutant from Herschel Jantjies as they completed a 35-17 bonus point win over Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday. Here are the highlights from the encounter.
21 July 2019

South Africa kick-start Rugby Championship 2019 with bonus-point win over Australia

South Africa made a dream start to the Rugby Championship 2019 tournament as they completed a 35-17 bonus point win over Australia at Emirates Airline Park on Saturday.
21 July 2019

Isi Naisarani set for Australia debut in Rugby Championship opener against Springboks

Australia head coach Michael Cheika has included Melbourne Rebels number eight Isi Naisarani in the starting line-up for the Rugby Championship opener against South Africa in Johannesburg.
19 July 2019

Eben Etzebeth to lead South Africa in Rugby Championship opener against Australia

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus has named lock Eben Etzebeth as the captain for the opening game of the Rugby Championship against Australia to be played in Johannesburg.
17 July 2019

South Africa suffer Aphiwe Dyantyi blow ahead of Rugby Championship opener

South Africa have been dealt another injury blow ahead of their Rugby Championship opening game against Australia in Johannesburg with Aphiwe Dyantyi sidelined.
15 July 2019

South Africa skipper Siya Kolisi ruled out of Rugby Championship opener against Australia

South Africa will miss the experience of skipper Siya Kolisi for the upcoming Rugby Championship opening game against Australia in Johannesburg on 21st July after the Stormers flanker failed to recover from a knee injury.
3 July 2019