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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...

Southern Kings too good for Sunwolves

The Southern Kings register their first win of the year when they beat the Sunwolves in Singapore 37-23 on Saturday Both teams came off big...

Bosch, Am magic steals the win against Brumbies

The Sharks ended their tour on with a win when they scored a try after the hooter through Am after some magic from Bosch...

Crusaders edge Highlanders in epic match

All New Zealand derbies normally gives us great matches and this one dissapoint on Saturday when the Crusaders won an epic battle 30-27 on...

Hurricanes sweep Rebels of the park

The Hurricanes demolished the second team in this years Super Rugby when they beat the Rebels 71-6 on Saturday. The game started with both teams...

SA Rugby returns Currie Cup to strength-versus-strength

The Currie Cup will return to a more intense, strength-versus-strength format this year following a decision of a Special General Council of SA Rugby...

SA Rugby cuts back on overseas representation

Only overseas-based Springboks with more than 30 Test caps will be eligible for selection in future, following a decision by the Executive Council of...

Las Vegas Sevens (Day3) BlitzBokke beat Fiji to take Vegas Sevens

  Day3 It was not the most clinical of performances, but the fact that they were able to come back every time when the chips were...

Chiefs too good for 14-man Blues

The Chiefs was too good for the fourteen man Blues on Friday when they beat them 41-26. It was a crazy tempo in the game...

Sharks say Saru must do more to keep talent in SA

Sharks chief operations officer Eduard Coetzee says SA Rugby must do more to keep players like Cobus Reinach in the country, by Darryn Pollock The Springbok...

SR Preview – Hurricanes v Rebels

Huge news for the Hurricanes is that Nehe Milner Skudder is back in the team after a lengthy layoff and he will be joined...

SR Preview – Force v Reds

Last time these two sides met it was the Force that surprised the Reds with a 22-6 win in last years Round 2 match...

SR Preview – Chiefs v Blues

It never gets easier when it comes to Super Ruby and the Blues will have to quickly forget the great win last week when...

Super Rugby team of the week

Week 1 of Vodacom Super Rugby is done and we have picked our Super Rugby XV and Springbok XV teams. Sure this will bring some...

Chiefs start with win over Highlanders

When any New Zealand team face another New Zealand team we already expect a cracker of a match and that is just what we...

Bosch and Am starts for Sharks against Reds

Sharks coach Robert Du Preez has named his side to face the Reds in Australia in the season opener this weekend which sees exciting...

Force announce 2017 Squad

The Western Force have confirmed their 36-man squad for the 2017 Super Rugby season, which includes 14 new signings. Among the new faces are 68-time...

Force sign local young gun Harry Scoble

The Western Force have signed the last of the three inaugural Future Force Foundation members with the addition of Perth-born Harry Scoble to the...

Scots want WP centre on permanent basis

The Scots are eager to see Stormers and Western Province centre Huw Jones play his rugby there on a permanent basis, reports Sport24 In Junes...

The terrible Test tenure of Allister Coetzee: The aura of acceptable loss and player-blame

Allister Coetzee blames his players after each loss. His Springbok team has lost five of the nine Tests played under his leadership. Several of the...

SPIRO: Rugby is booming everywhere, except in Australia. Why?

World Rugby has just finished its third Rugby Conference and Exhibition (ConflEx) in London. The overall theme of the ConflEx, according to World Rugby,...

Maori All Blacks win well against Harlequins

The Maori All Blacks were comfortable winners in the fixture on Wednesday celebrating the 150th Anniversary of Premiership side Harlequins, reports Planet Rugby Chiefs wing...

Give Pieter-Steph a break

Hi guys. Sometimes I feel guilty when I write about rugby players and then make critical comments, because we can imagine if we were...

Chris Rattue: All Blacks pay for their arrogance

The All Blacks paid for their arrogance on a magnificent day for test rugby, as Ireland's historic victory made many of us wish that...

Anglo-Welsh Cup Wrap

Gloucester and Harlequins got their Anglo-Welsh Cup campaigns off to good starts with victories over Saracens and Exeter Chiefs respectively. Gloucester 36-32 Saracens The home side...

‘The lads have waited a long time for this’ – Schmidt

Ireland coach Joe Schmidt said you need a full squad of dedicated players to beat the All Blacks, writes Planet Rugby Schmidt said after his...

Rohan replace Kriel in Springbok sqaud

Lions centre Rohan Janse van Rensburg has replaced Jesse Kriel after the full-back injured his lower leg on Saturday. Kriel will return to South Africa...

Ellis captains Barbarians against South Africa

The Barbarians will field four South African-born players when they take on the Springboks at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.  Stormers fly-half Robert du Preez, Lions...

Four All Blacks to start for NZ Maori

Maori All Blacks head coach Colin Cooper has named four players from the senior All Blacks squad in his starting XV for Friday’s clash...

Fainga’a returns to Brumbies

The Brumbies have announced that they have signed experienced centre Anthony Fainga’a on a one-year contract for the 2017 season. Currently playing with Kintetsu Liners...

Eddie Jones mocking Michael Cheika as ‘Cheika The Clown’.

Oh no. It has taken Eddie Jones, England’s coach, less than a week to start mocking Michael Cheika as ‘Cheika The Clown’. By Spiro Zavos,...

Julian Redelinghuys Shows Strength In Recovery

There are major positive signs following Springbok and Lions tighthead prop Julian Redelinghuys’ surgery in Bloemfontein on Sunday reports MyPlayers.co.za The Lions released the latest...

Du Preez name Sharks pre-season squad

Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has released the names of his provisional pre-season training squad for next year’s Super Rugby campaign. In addition to...