England rise in rankings

England have moved up to seventh place in the World Rugby rankings following their 15-9 victory over Scotland at Murrayfield.

Worcester secure Potgieter

Dewald Potgieter has signed for the Worcester Warriors and will join them immediately for their home Premiership clash against Bath this weekend.

Stander takes Six Nations by storm looks back at the past weekend's English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and Six Nations matches, involving South African players.

France battle past spirited Italy

Jules Plisson kicked a late penalty as France claimed a hard-fought 23-21 win over Italy in Paris on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

Senatla fires for Blitzboks

The Blitzboks beat Scotland 33-7 and Russia 40-0 to take an early lead at the top of Pool B on day one of the Sydney Sevens.

World Rugby: O’Brien didn’t apologise

World Rugby has denied that controversial referee Matt O'Brien apologised to Blitzboks coach Neil Powell following his performance in the Wellington Sevens final.

Ashton’s suspension upheld

Chris Ashton has been ruled out of England's Six Nations campaign after his appeal to have a 10-week ban overturned was rejected on Thursday.

Young Cheetahs to take on Bulls

Reniel Hugo will lead an inexperienced Cheetahs side in Saturday's pre-season friendly against the Bulls in Harare.

SuperBru: Ireland to win by 4-8

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

Powerful Lions squad for warm-ups

The Lions have announced a 45-man squad for their games against the Valke and Leopards in Kempton Park on Saturday.

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