Pollard demands cool heads

Bulls skipper Handré Pollard believes that discipline will be key when South Africa’s fiercest rivals clash in the Super Rugby opener at Newlands. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Blueprint too little too late

A national coaching blueprint should have been formulated and enforced last November, not in the week leading up to the 2017 Super Rugby tournament, writes JON CARDINELLI.

SA coaches settle on ‘blueprint’

SA Rugby president Mark Alexander hailed a draft blueprint for the South African game as a huge milestone, following the third coaching indaba in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

‘Kiwis bring out Saffas’ best’

Bulls skipper Handré Pollard and Stormers stalwart Siya Kolisi agree that competing against the New Zealand sides during the conference stage will benefit the Africa 1 contenders in the long run. JON CARDINELLI reports.

France outlast fiery Scots

Camille Lopez scored 17 points to help France down Scotland 22-16 in Paris on Sunday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Stormers lash Lions

The Stormers scored nine tries to beat the Lions 57-40 in a pre-season fixture at Newlands on Saturday, reports JON CARDINELLI.

Six Nations preview (Round 2)

England will be hard pressed to build on their 15-game winning streak when they face Wales in Cardiff on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Nine magic Joost moments brings you nine unforgettable moments from Joost van der Westhuizen's career.

Joost set the bar high

Joost van der Westhuizen's contribution to Springbok rugby should never be forgotten, writes JON CARDINELLI.

SA must make a tactical shift

New Zealand's best teams struck a necessary balance between defence and attack in the 2016 Super Rugby tournament. South Africa's teams would do well to follow suit in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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