Oupa Mohoje will be sidelined for at least three months after sustaining a knee injury while training with the Springbok Sevens squad.
Tim Agaba and Siviwe Soyizwapi have been included in the 12-man Sevens Academy squad for the Dubai tournament.
Saru has established an operational implementation task group to oversee the running of the Kings franchise in Vodacom Super Rugby.
The Blitzboks were named Team of the Year at the annual South African Sports Awards in Mangaung.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend's European Champions Cup and Challenge Cup matches, which involved South African players.
Wasps scored four tries to hammer Toulon 32-6 in the European Champions Cup in Conventry on Sunday, while Clermont defeated the Neath-Swansea Ospreys.
Bath ground out a 19-16 Champions Cup triumph over Leinster on Saturday, while there were also wins for Leicester, Northampton, Toulouse and Racing.
Saracens claimed a 27-9 bonus-point win over Ulster in Belfast on Friday to consolidate top spot in Pool 1 of the European Champions Cup.
Saru president Oregan Hoskins has paid tribute to Richie McCaw, who announced his retirement on Thursday.
Four former players on whether the Kings can be competitive in Vodacom Super Rugby in 2016 and who should shoulder the blame for the union's financial woes.
JOHN MITCHELL, writing on the Vodacom Rugby Portal, says the All Blacks have learned to manage fear.
Five lessons from the World Cup final and third-place play-off, according to SIMON BORCHARDT.
What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the All Blacks' victory over the Wallabies in the World Cup final at Twickenham.
Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's World Cup matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.
Three new kits were unveiled at Loftus for the 2016 Super Rugby season.View all videos