Lions bring back big guns

Rohan Janse van Rensburg and Courtnall Skosan will start for the Golden Lions against the Blue Bulls at Loftus in Pretoria on Friday.

Bulls lose Kirsten, Kriel

Blue Bulls flank Jannes Kirsten has been ruled out for up to three weeks with a shoulder injury.

Kiwi to sharpen WP skills

Former Blues skills coach Paul Feeney has joined Western Province for a 10-day stint to assist with their Currie Cup campaign.

Lavanini’s season over

Argentina lock Tomás Lavanini has been ruled out for six months as the result of a serious knee injury.

Rankings boost for Los Pumas

Argentina have climbed two places to seventh in the World Rugby rankings following their last-ditch 26-24 victory over the Springboks in Salta on Saturday.

Gio stands tall in losing battle looks back at the past weekend’s French Top 14 and English Premiership pre-season matches, involving South African players.

Highlights: All Blacks vs Wallabies (2016)

The world champions beat the visitors 29-9 in Wellington to retain the Bledisloe Cup.

More misery for Montpellier

Clermont held on for an exciting 26-22 win over Montpellier in round two of the French Top 14, while there were also victories for Toulon, La Rochelle, Brive, Racing and Toulouse.

Griquas down Pumas in thriller

Clinton Swart kicked 21 points as Griquas defeated the Pumas 41-35 in Nelspruit on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

SuperBru: Boks to win by 3-15

Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Rugby Championship and Currie Cup matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.

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