Boks draw northern refs

A northern hemisphere referee will take charge in each of the Springboks' four pool matches at the World Cup later this year.

Kiwi final shows SA’s plight

The Springboks have a lot of physical and mental ground to make up if they're going to catch the New Zealanders at the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Morné targets starting spot

Morné Steyn wants to make the Springbok No 10 jersey his own in the lead-up to the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Jean’s real race begins

Springbok captain Jean de Villiers beat the odds to recover from a ‘car-crash’ knee injury, but is still in a race to regain his previous form in the lead-up to the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Hurricanes surge into final

The Hurricanes smashed the Brumbies 29-9 in Wellington on Saturday to book their place in the Vodacom Super Rugby final. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Barrett poses biggest threat

The Brumbies defence will need to contain Hurricanes flyhalf Beauden Barrett in the semi-final in Wellington this Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Lomu still looms large

The Springboks of today aren’t much bigger than the team that won the 1995 World Cup. Bar Jonah Lomu, the 1995 All Blacks are smaller than their contemporaries in every position. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Fourie available for Boks

Allister Coetzee has confirmed that centre Jaque Fourie will be available for the coming World Cup, while lock Andries Bekker will not.

Ludeke leaves Bulls

Frans Ludeke and the Bulls have agreed to go their separate ways.

Speight to miss semi-final

Brumbies winger Henry Speight has been suspended for five weeks and will thus miss the semi-final against the Hurricanes this Saturday.

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