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Springboks – Devastating news for Marcell as Rassie release four more players

Devastating news for Ulster loose forward Marcell Coetzee, when it was announced that he will miss the RWC. It was confirmed by the Springbok Management...

International Wrap – Wales on top of world, All Blacks smash Aussies and Springboks...

It was an exciting weekend of international rugby with some great test matches on Saturday. Wales secure a home win over England which saw them...

Erasmus: “It’s nice to learn when you’re winning”

Rassie Erasmus breathed a sigh of relief and confirmed that his 2019 Springbok squad continued on a trajectory of progress following a 24-18 victory...

Springboks made hard work to beat Argentina at Loftus

It was more a kicking festival than anything else but the Springboks beat the Pumas 24-18 at the end. Plenty of opportunities in the first...

Test Preview – France v Scotland

France will be hosting Scotland in their warm-up test before the World Cup which could be one hell of a test on Saturday evening. Both...

Test Preview – Italy v Russia

Italy will host Russia in this weeks test match after they lost last week against Ireland. They could not build on the good start they...

Test Preview – Springboks v Argentina

After winning the Rugby Championship last week in Argentina, both coaches have mixed it up for this weeks test in Pretoria. Neither picked their strongest...

Test Preview – Wales v England

Last week England got the better of Wales at home but this week they need to travel to Cardiff to face them in their...

Bledisloe Cup Preview – New Zealand v Australia

The stakes can not be higher for Australia and New Zealand as they go to Eden Park on Saturday for the deciding Bledisloe Cup...

Schalk Brits will lead the Springboks at Loftus

After winning the Castle Lager Rugby Championship last weekend the Springboks will say farewell to the South African fans when they play against Argentina...

Swys de Bruin steps down as Springbok consultant

The Springboks announced that Swys de Bruin requested to be released from his role as attack consultant to the Springboks for personal and medical...

Rassie call up Ntubeni and Louw to Springbok squad

Springbok coach has invited DHL Western Province Scarra Ntubeni and Wilco Louw to the Springbok squad in Pretoria. This weekend sees the Springboks playing their...

Jones name his 31-man squad for Japan 2019

Eddie Jones have shown his hand early as he announced his World Cup squad for Japan 2019. In the 31-man squad Ruaridh McConnochie may have...

Cipriani not in Jones latest training camp

Danny Cipriani have not been included in Eddie Jones latest training camp. Jones have 38 players in his latest camp as they prepare for the...

World Rugby confirms amendment to scrum law

Reaffirming its commitment to evidence-based injury-reduction in the sport, World Rugby has announced details of a minor amendment to the scrum law, reducing the...

Faces on Numbers – Get your face on the Springbok jersey

Here is your chance to get your face on the Springbok jumper in the Rugby World Cup this year in Japan. This will be done...

Springboks alignment camp in Pretoria

There is some interesting names that was on the list for another of Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus alignment camps. Social media was buzzing when they...

Should Kwagga Smith make Erasmus Springbok squad?

After a massive game over the weekend Lions Kwagga Smith would be the first name you write down for the Springboks if the Springboks...

Ireland name World Cup training squad

Ireland have named a 44-man strong training squad for the World Cup that will take place in Japan this year. The pre-World Cup preparations will...

O’Brien will miss Ireland World Cup

Ireland have received their first setback with the news that Sean O'Brien will not take part in their world cup campaign. He will undergo surgery...

Peyper and Jonker make World Cup referee squad for Japan 2019

World Rugby has announced their squad of 23 match officials for the upcoming World Cup in Japan. The 23 match officials will do duty in...

Springboks new jersey revealed

The Springboks will be wearing an “unstoppable” jersey, designed and manufactured by ASICS, which features technological advancements to give the men in green and...

Aussies to play Samoa before World Cup

With all rugby nations eyes on the World Cup later this year in Japan, national coaches are looking at every single option to make...

Three South Africans in Japan training squad

Japan has named a training squad for the Rugby World Cup and included three South African born players in this squad. Wimpie van der Walt,...

Erasmus – Door still open for anyone to make World Cup sqaud

Rassie Erasmus has put the marker down on what he expect players to achieve this year in Super Rugby to make his World Cup...

Canada get last spot for Japan 2019 WC

Canada booked their place in next years Rugby World Cup after beating Hong Kong 27-10 in Marseille. They will be playing in Pool B which...

Samoa seal WC 2019 spot

Samoa became the 18th country to qualify for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan after a 42-28 play-off second-leg victory over Germany in Heidelberg on Saturday. The win, coupled...

Samoa one step closer to Japan 2019

Samoa put one foot in next year’s Rugby World Cup after they thumped Germany 66-15 in the first leg of their qualifier in Apia...

Rassie primes SA for moment of truth

Brenden Nel Often when we listen to a coach talking, we’re so obsessed with the here and now, the current story or latest trend, that...

Springboks gets All Blacks in Pool B of RW2019

So many will say that is what you get for a poor season in 2016...It is official the Springboks will have New Zealand in...

Springboks in trouble for World Cup 2019 draw

The Springboks will find them between a very hard place and a rock due to their worst season in history last year with Allister...

Jones named England head coach

  England Rugby has appointed Eddie Jones as Head Coach on a four-year contract, starting in December. Jones will take charge of England ahead of their...

SA on standby for RWC 2019?

South Africa could be asked to be on standby to host the 2019 Rugby World Cup following a series of setbacks to current hosts...