South Africa

South Africa offers to host remainder of Rugby Championship

South Africa has sent a proposal to host the remainder of the Rugby Championship games after New Zealand's decision to withdraw from the Perth game against Australia and the home matches against the Springboks.
20 August 2021

New Zealand pull out of match in Australia and home Tests against South Africa

New Zealand have withdrawn from their Rugby Championship fixture against the Wallabies and have cancelled their matches against South Africa due to Covid restrictions.
20 August 2021

Argentina ring the changes for second round clash against South Africa

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has made sweeping changes for the second round of the Rugby Championship against South Africa to be played in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
19 August 2021

Rassie Erasmus to resume 'water boy' duties against Argentina confirms South Africa coach

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus is set to continue his pitch-side 'water boy' role for the second round of the Rugby Championship game against Argentina to be played in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
18 August 2021

South Africa make 11 changes for second round clash against Argentina

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has made 11 changes for the starting line-up for the second round of the Rugby Championship to be played at Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
17 August 2021

Marco van Staden ruled out of South Africa's clash against Argentina

South Africa flanker Marco van Staden will miss the second round of the Rugby Championship clash against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
17 August 2021

Jean-Luc du Preez joins South Africa's Rugby Championship squad

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has added Jean-Luc du Preez in the squad ahead of the second round of the Rugby Championship against Argentina to be played at Port Elizabeth.
16 August 2021

South Africa could be stripped of series win against Lions as Rassie Erasmus faces disciplinary hearing - Reports

South Africa could be stripped of their series win against the British and Irish Lions according to reports.
15 August 2021

'We were in control against Argentina' - Siya Kolisi

South Africa captain Siya Kolisi had high praises for the Springboks as they kick-started their Rugby Championship campaign with a 32-12 win over Argentina in Port Elizabeth.
15 August 2021

South Africa kick-start Rugby Championship with 32-12 win over Argentina

South Africa came up with a clinical performance as they defeated Argentina 32-12 in the opening round of the Rugby Championship at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.
14 August 2021

Argentina name matchday squad for South Africa clash

Argentina head coach Mario Ledesma has unveiled the matchday squad for the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa to be played in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
13 August 2021

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber wary of Argentina challenge

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has urged his side to be wary of Argentina as the two teams lock horns with each other for the Rugby Championship opener in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
12 August 2021

Peter Winterbottom: Style of play during Lions tour was underwhelming - just look at New Zealand v Australia

The attritional rugby on display throughout the Test series against South Africa rarely got the pulses racing.
11 August 2021

Pieter-Steph du Toit to spend time on sidelines after undergoing shoulder surgery

South Africa lock Pieter-Steph du Toit is set to spend considerable amount of time on the sidelines after undergoing a surgery on his injured shoulder.
10 August 2021

South Africa ring the changes for Rugby Championship opener against Argentina

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has made 10 changes to the starting line up for the Rugby Championship opener against Argentina to be played at Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
10 August 2021

Australia tour in 2025 could ‘breathe new life’ into the Lions

After defeat against South Africa, how will the British and Irish Lions look in Australia in 2025? TRU's Joe Harvey has analysed a couple of key questions.
10 August 2021

Lions series against South Africa has been a poor advertisement for the game - Former referee Alain Rolland

Alain Rolland has slammed the series describing it as a 'poor advertisement for the game'.
9 August 2021

Dan Biggar admits end of his Lions career

Wales fly-half Dan Biggar has admitted that he might have played his last tour for the British and Irish Lions.
9 August 2021

Kicking the winning points against Lions was 'special' - Morne Steyn

South Africa fly-half Morne Steyn described the winning kick that guided the Springboks to a 2-1 series victory over British and Irish Lions 'was special'.
9 August 2021

South Africa confirm squad for Rugby Championship

South Africa head coach Jacques Nienaber has named a 43-man squad for the upcoming Rugby Championship competition.
9 August 2021