The Cheetahs have bolstered their front-row ranks for next season, with Kings prop Tom Botha signing a two-year deal.
The Lions have strengthened their position at the top of the South African group while the Stormers have slipped down to fourth for the first time in 2016, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Boland Cavaliers scored two late tries to beat the Valke 24-22 in round seven of the Currie Cup qualifiers, while there were also wins for the Free State XV, Leopards, Western Province and Golden Lions XV on Friday.
Cheetahs winger Sergeal Petersen could be ready for their clash with the Stormers next weekend.
The Lions have moved to the top of the South African group while the race for the Africa 1 title has opened up after the Stormers' unexpected draw in Singapore, writes JON CARDINELLI.
The Cheetahs scored four tries in their 34-20 victory against the Kings in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Lood de Jager played his part in the Cheetahs' win against the Kings, according to SARugbymag.co.za's Opta-powered stats.
The return of the Cheetahs' first-choice front row should stabilise their scrum against the Kings in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Cheetahs have reshuffled their pack once again for Saturday's clash against the Kings in Bloemfontein.
The Sharks’ big win against the Hurricanes has heaped the pressure on the Bulls and Lions ahead of their respective round 12 clashes, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Bernard Foley scored 16 points as the Waratahs comfortably overcame the Cheetahs 21-6 in Sydney on Saturday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.
The Cheetahs’ persistent scrum woes proved costly in their 21-6 defeat to the Waratahs on Saturday, according to SARugbymag.co.za's Opta-powered stats.
The Free State XV beat the Golden Lions XV 29-15 in round five of the Currie Cup qualifiers, while there were also wins for the EP Kings, Sharks XV, Griquas, Griffons, Boland and Pumas.
Allister Coetzee could select 10 players of colour, on merit, to start for the Springboks against Ireland, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The loss of coaching intellect in South Africa is as damning and damaging as the ever-increasing player exodus overseas, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Duane Vermeulen remains the Springboks’ best captaincy candidate and option at No 8, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Mallett selects his starting XV and bench for the first Test against Ireland.View all videos