South Africa

Bulls loose forward Marco van Staden added to South Africa training camp

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has added Bulls loose forward Marco van Staden to the training squad ahead of the upcoming Rugby Championship tournament.
1 July 2019

David Pocock set to miss Australia's Rugby Championship opener against South Africa

Australia are set to miss the services of David Pocock for the Rugby Championship opening game against South Africa in Johannesburg after failing to make sufficient recovery from a calf injury.
30 June 2019

South Africa add 13 more players to preparation camp in Pretoria

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has added 13 players to their preparation camp in Pretoria ahead of the Rugby Championship tournament.
29 June 2019

South Africa name 26-member squad for Rugby Championship preparations

South Africa head coach Rassie Erasmus has named 26 players for a training camp in Pretoria as they prepare for the upcoming international season.
24 June 2019

South Africa beat Argentina 16-41 to finish third in World Rugby U20 Championship

South Africa came up with a five-try performance to beat Argentina 16-41 to seal the third place in the World Rugby U20 Championship 2019.
23 June 2019

Highlights of World Rugby U20 Championship - Semi-finals

Australia successfully overcame a red card to Michael McDonald as they defeated Argentina 13-34 in the semi-final while France resisted South Africa in the other knock-out game as the finalists were confirmed in the World Rugby U20 Championship. Here are highlights from the semi-finals.
19 June 2019

Carbonel, Joseph steer France to 7-20 win over South Africa to set up final against Australia

Jordan Joseph scored a try while Carbonel kicked five penalties as France edged out South Africa 7-20 in the semi-final of the World Rugby U20 Championship at Racecourse Stadium on Monday.
18 June 2019

South Africa U20 hold off New Zealand with 25-17 win to reach semi-final

South Africa overcame three sin-bins as they went on to beat New Zealand 25-17 in their World Rugby U20 Championship encounter at Racecourse Stadium to reach the semi-final.
13 June 2019

Free-to-air rugby union - Could it kill the game in South Africa?

At the start of this month, the CEO of South African Rugby, Jurie Roux, claimed that proposed changes to sports broadcasting regulations would kill off professional rugby in the country.
11 June 2019

Hendrikse steers South Africa U20 to 43-19 win over Scotland

Jaden Hendrikse starred for South Africa as they defeated Scotland 43-19 in their World Rugby U20 Championship face-off at Racecourse Stadium.
5 June 2019

Francois Hougaard named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month

Worcester Warriors’ scrum-half Francois Hougaard was today named Gallagher Premiership Rugby Player of the Month for April 2019.
14 May 2019

South Africa international Lood de Jager to feature for Sale Sharks next season

Sale Sharks have secured the signing of South African international Lood de Jager from the upcoming season.
25 April 2019

South Africa Rugby to implement the use of blue cards at domestic level

South Africa Rugby has announced that the 'Blue Card' system is set to be introduced at the domestic level in the coming weeks.
8 April 2019

Willie le Roux to head Japan post 2019 World Cup

Toyota Verblitz have confirmed that South Africa international Willie le Roux will join the Japanese club at the end of the World Cup scheduled later this year.
5 March 2019

Rugby Rumours: Top14's need for Speed, Bath line up Cruden, Sale's SA squad, Vellacott heads North

Top14's need for Speed, Bath line up Cruden, Sale's SA squad, Vellacott heads North
25 January 2019

Watch: Tribute to former South Africa fly-half Patrick Lambie

South African fly-half Patrick Lambie announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect following concussion related issues.
20 January 2019

South Africa international Patrick Lambie forced to retire due to concussion related issues

Former South Africa fly-half Patrick Lambie has announced his retirement from professional rugby with immediate effect after failing to recover from concussion related issues.
20 January 2019

Scotland youngsters relishing opportunity in South Africa

Scottish Rugby Fosroc Academy players Kristian Kay, Jacob Henry and Thomas Jeffrey will be moving to South Africa for five months to train at the highly-regarded Stellenbosch University.
9 January 2019

Strength of top international teams makes for a competitive 2019 - Faf de Klerk

TRU talks to South African international Faf de Klerk about the road to Japan, Sale's Boks contingent and the need to end 2018 on a high.
21 December 2018

Rassie Erasmus not keen to continue in South Africa head coach role post World Cup 2019

South Africa director of rugby Rassie Erasmus said he will not continue with the head coach role of Springboks post 2019 World Cup in Japan.
11 December 2018