Saracens through despite loss

Saracens qualified for the quarter-finals of the European Champions Cup despite going down 18-6 against Clermont at Stade Marcel-Michelin on Sunday.

Wild Knights book place in final

Defending champions Panasonic Wild Knights defeated Frans Steyn's Toshiba Brave Lupus 50-15 in the second Top League semi-final.

Bulls in second-half blitz

Piet van Zyl grabbed a brace as the Vodacom Bulls defeated the Cheetahs 30-13 in their first pre-season match in Polokwane on Saturday.

Force spoil Pocock’s party

The Western Force defeated the Brumbies 31-21 in their first pre-season fixture at the McGillivray Oval on Friday.

Cooper fractures collarbone

Reds flyhalf Quade Cooper will be sidelined for up to three months after suffering a fractured collar bone during training.

Honey Badger undergoes surgery

Force wing Nick Cummins will miss the early part of the Vodacom Super Rugby season after having minor surgery on his ankle.

Folau eyes centre switch

Wallabies back Israel Folau is hoping to make a shift to outside centre during the Vodacom Super Rugby season.

Rotation key for Sharks

Marcell Coetzee says the added depth in the Sharks squad will allow for better rotation this season.

Cipriani earns England recall

Sale Sharks flyhalf Danny Cipriani has been included in Stuart Lancaster's 34-man training squad ahead of the Six Nations.

Coleman at 10 for Stormers

Kurt Coleman will start at flyhalf for the Stormers' opening warm-up match against the SWD Eagles in George on Saturday.

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