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World Rugby confirms new calendar

World Rugby have announced a new rugby calendar which will see the June test window moved to July from 2020 which path a way...

Copy the Kiwis – Jake

People who say that South African teams should play the Kiwi way must understand that we can’t play like the Kiwis because we’re not...

Preview Vodacom Super Rugby Week 4

This weekend we go into week four of this years Vodacom Super Rugby Tournament with some interesting mashups to look forward too. With plenty of...

SA coaches going nowhere slowly

So who would want to be a rugby coach in South Africa today? It’s a valid question, especially when the bulk of resources, time and...

Bulls also say no to Hendricks

It seems like the immediate future of Springbok Cornal Hendricks will be put on hold after the Bulls confirmed on Wednesday that they will...

Bok Women’s Sevens Hong Kong draw announced

The Springbok Women’s Sevens have been drawn in Pool C with Colombia, Papua New Guinea and Italy in the pool stages of the World...

Barrett-Theron continues to break new ground

Top female referee Aimee Barrett-Theron on Monday continued to break new ground by becoming the first female referee on SA Rugby’s national panel to...

Sanchez gets only one week

Jaguares fly-half Nicolás Sánchez has been banned for one week for foul play during the Super Rugby match against the Lions over the weekend. A...

Stormers loose Du Plessis

The Stormers will have to do without the service of their young and upcoming flyhalf Jean-Luc Du Plessis after he was ruled out for...

Gelant gets his first start for Bulls

Vodacom Bulls coach Nollis Marais made wholesale changes to his team to face the Sunwolves at Loftus Versfeld in Pretoria on Friday, naming different...

Junior Boks turn focus to match-specific training

Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux said his training squad’s preparations this week would include a greater focus on match-specific training to prepare the players...

GINX eSports TV to launch on DStv on May 1

GINX, the 24/7 eSports and gaming network, will be available to stream on DStv Now and supersport.com from May 1. The deal also includes selected...

Skudder out injured again

Luckless Hurricanes livewire Nehe Milner-Skudder will miss at least six weeks of Super Rugby after fracturing his foot against the Chiefs. Milner-Skudder, 26, came down...

Injury Report….

After week 3 of this years Voadacom Super Rugby competition we have a few players back from injury but also added a few to...

Springbok drop in rankings….again

The Springboks have slumped to their lowest world ranking in history. The new rankings by World Rugby shows that South Africa are taking up the...

Racing and Stade merge

Top French clubs Racing 92 and Stade Français will merge to form a new club next season.     In a major shake-up in French rugby, the two powerhouse...

Kitshoff coming home

Prop Steven Kitshoff will leave Bordeaux to return to South Africa at the end of the current European season. Kitshoff joined the French club on...

Sánchez cited for alleged foul play

Jaguares fly-half Nicolás Sánchez has been cited for alleged foul play during their Super Rugby match against the Lions over the weekend. Sánchez is alleged...

Easy win over Italy for France

France broke away in the second half to secure a 40-18 win over Italy in Rome, earning a second victory of the tournament. Italy took...

England Champions of Europe again

England made it back-to-back Six Nations triumphs as they defeated Scotland 61-21 with a bonus-point at Twickenham on Saturday. A hat-trick from outside centre Jonathan...

Jaguares out-played Emirates Lions

The Jaguares was just too strong at home for the Lions when they beat them 36-24 on Saturday. The Jaguares had the better start from...

Great win for Cell C Sharks over Waratahs

It was a great return for the Sharks to South Africa when they beat the Waratahs 37-14 on Saturday in Durban. The Sharks had the...

Toyota Cheetahs work hard to beat Sunwolves

The Cheetahs just manage to keep a spirited Sunwolves side out when they beat them on Saturday with 38-31. It took the Sunwolves the better...

DHL Stormers get win over Southern Kings

The Stormers was just too good for the Southern Kings when they beat them on Saturday with 41-10. The Kings started the game with ball...

SANZAAR: Statement on Super Rugby

The SANZAAR Executive Committee (Exco) met in London on Friday 10 March to assess the economic and sporting environment under which its tournaments (Super...

Crusaders snatch win against Reds

Call the Aussie police as the Crusaders came and stole the match against the Reds on Saturday when the slotted over a last minute...

Highlanders gets first win in scrappy affair

It was not the best game we have ever saw from two New Zealand teams but the Highlanders battled through and took their first...

Southern Kings partner with Algoa FM

The Southern Kings and Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium are pleased to announce popular Eastern Cape radio station, Algoa FM, as the official radio partner...

RBS 6N : Wales 22 Ireland 9 (Full Time)

Ireland arrive in Cardiff to face Wales knowing that a win would take them top of the Six Nations, putting the pressure on England.   Currently...

Glenwood gets new Director of Rugby and Head coach

The rugby season is upon us and we would like to introduce our newly appointed Director of Rugby and 1ste XV Head Coach. Glenwood’s strength...

Vancouver Sevens – England upset Blitzbokke

England erased an early deficit to defeat the Blitzboks 19-7 in the Cup final of the Vancouver Sevens. SARUgbyMag MARIETTE ADAMS reports. The Blitzboks have been...

Yellow card cost Force against Brumbies

The Brumbies took full advantage of a late yellow card to claim a 25-17 win against the Force on Friday. reports SARugbyMag With 10 minutes...

Chiefs get win in wet over Hurricanes

Damian McKenzie contributed 16 points as the Chiefs held on for a 26-18 win over the Hurricanes in Hamilton on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports...

SR Preview – Cell C Sharks v Waratahs

The Sharks will be coming to their first home match with their tails up when they host the Waratahs in Durban on Saturday. Using their...

SR Preview – Toyota Cheetahs v Sunwolves

Last time around when the Sunwolves came to Bloemfontein they got 92 points against them, something they would like not to repeat but with...

Kings prop sign with Ulster

Kings prop Schalk van der Merwe is set to join Ulster on a two-year deal after Super Rugby. Van der Merwe earned 25 Super Rugby...

Ngcobo joins Blitzboks

Regular Springbok Sevens squad member, Sandile “Stix” Ngcobo, has joined the Blitzboks in Vancouver as official reserve player for the HSBC Vancouver Sevens tournament...

Van der Sluy on loan for Kings from Worcester Warriors

The Southern Kings are pleased to announce the signing of lock, Wilhelm van der Sluys, on a loan agreement from English Aviva Premiership side...

Injury report…..

We are only in round 3 of this years Super Rugby competition and some teams have already suffered some serious injury concerns. The Southern Kings...

Junior Bok training squad kicks off preparations

The Junior Springbok training squad kicked off their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship on a solid note on Monday with a jam-packed...

Law Discussion – Dangerous tackles

EXCLUSIVE: RUGBY365 LAW GURU PAUL DOBSON LOOKS AT THE IMMEDIATE EFFECTS OF THE INCREASED SANCTIONS FOR PLAYING AN OPPONENT'S HEAD. The heightened awareness of the...

“Hero’s…urr Europe in a Nutshell”

This week sees the Six nations return for the final matches and the focus will be on England to see if they can equal...

Trinh-Duc, Danty re-join France squad

France have added 13 players to their squad following the latest round of Top 14 action, as they prepare to face Italy. François Trinh-Duc, who...

Vunipola returns to England

Saracens number eight Billy Vunipola has been recalled by England ahead of the Calcutta Cup clash against Scotland. Vunipola played 72 minutes for Saracens in...

USA wins American Rugby Championship

USA have captured the Americans Rugby Championship with a draw against Argentina over the weekend/ Both teams finished 4-0 with one drawn in the Six...

FNB Varsity Cup heats up in Round 6

It is week 6 of "Rugby that Rocks" when Varsity Rugby moves into week 6 of this years competition with some mouth-warming match-ups to...

Top 14 Wrap

Castres rose up the table thanks to their win over Clermont in the first of four matches on Saturday, with Brive beating Toulon in...

Cheetahs hold off Bulls fightback to take win

The Cheetahs at the end had to hold off the Bulls to secure their first win 34-28 on Saturday. Bulls and Cheetahs matches is always...

Stormers made to work hard fro win over Jaguares

The Stormers were made to work very hard for their second win in the season over the Jaguares when they beat them 32-25 at...

Lions put 50 points pass Waratahs

It was a bonus point win for the Lions over the Waratahs when they beat the Waratahs on Saturday 54-36. The Lions got an early...