Five top Super Rugby recruits

CRAIG LEWIS looks at five astute signings made ahead of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Six rising stars to watch

CRAIG LEWIS looks at six promising players worth keeping an eye on this Super Rugby season.

Four predictions for 2017

With Super Rugby set to kick off in just over a month’s time, CRAIG LEWIS makes some predictions for the season ahead.

Ulster snap up Botha

Bok loose forward Arno Botha has signed on to join Ulster on a two-year deal at the conclusion of the 2017 Super Rugby season.

Bulls pre-season training

Fit-again Bulls flyhalf Handré Pollard chats about their pre-season training at Loftus.

Pollard’s recovery on track

The Bulls have confirmed that Handré Pollard has made a successful return to training and remains on track to be fully fit by the start of next year.

Bulls sweat over Strauss

Captain Adriaan Strauss is unlikely to feature during the early part of the Bulls' Super Rugby campaign after undergoing back surgery on Thursday.

Maku hangs up boots

One-cap Springbok Bandise Maku has officially announced his retirement.

Bulls kit inspired by tradition

The Bulls have unveiled two new jerseys for next year's Super Rugby tournament.

Cheetahs charge to title

Niel Marais kicked 21 points to guide the Free State Cheetahs to a 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls and a first Currie Cup title in nine years. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Cheetahs to edge Bulls

The Free State Cheetahs will be favourites to down the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Jenkins to lock down for Bulls

Jason Jenkins will start at lock in the only change to the Blue Bulls' side facing the Free State Cheetahs in Saturday’s Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein.

Peyper to referee final

Jaco Peyper will referee the Currie Cup final between the Free State Cheetahs and the Blue Bulls in Bloemfontein on Saturday.

Bulls lose Beyers

Blue Bulls fullback Ulrich Beyers has been ruled out of the Currie Cup final against the Cheetahs with a dislocated shoulder.

Snyman blow for Bulls

Blue Bulls lock RG Snyman is set to miss Saturday's final against the Cheetahs after suffering an eye-socket injury.

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