Saders aim to stop Sharks maul early

Wyatt Crockett says the Crusaders forwards will have to be organised when trying to stop the Sharks' maul in Christchurch on Saturday.

Smith back in Bok fold

Juan Smith is set to complete an extraordinary return to Test rugby after being called up to a Springbok training camp in August, according to Toulon.

Habana on sevens standby

Springbok wing Bryan Habana has been placed on standby for the SA Sevens squad at the Commonwealth Games.

Speight gets Wallabies call-up

Fijian-born wing Henry Speight has been included in the Wallabies squad for the Rugby Championship.

Brumby Jack vs Tah Man (2010 throwback)

The Brumbies mascot has been told to sit in the stands for Saturday's semi-final in Sydney but he did get to take on the Waratahs four years ago.

Large squad for SA Schools trials

Saru has announced a squad of 55 players to attend the SA Schools trials in Kempton Park on Saturday.

Potgieter, Folau back for Tahs

Jacques Potgieter and Israel Folau have returned to the Waratahs' starting XV for their semi-final against the Brumbies in Sydney on Saturday.

Olympics provides eligibility loophole

The inclusion of sevens rugby at the 2016 Olympics will enable some players to change national allegiance ahead of the 2015 World Cup.

Rugby vs American football ultimate comparison

How rugby compares to American football when it comes to pre-game pump-up, touchdowns/tries, tackles, field goals, celebrations and cheerleaders.

Free safety would suit Habana

Bryan Habana has the physical tools and game-changing intuition to make a plausible switch to the NFL.

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