The Sharks have announced the signing of three players – including two scrumhalves – ahead of the 2017 Currie Cup campaign.
The Anglo-Welsh Cup could be revamped in order to include Currie Cup teams in the competition.
Rory Duncan will replace Franco Smith as the Free State Cheetahs coach in the 2017 domestic competition.
Mzwandile Stick looks set to be appointed as head coach of the EP Kings in the Currie Cup.
The Currie Cup will return to a strength-versus-strength format this year following a decision by a special general council of SA Rugby on Friday.
Julian Redelinghuys was named the Lions' Player of the Year for 2016 at an awards evening at Carnival City in Johannesburg on Wednesday night.
Francois Venter was named the Cheetahs' Player of the Year at the union's annual awards ceremony on Thursday.
Boland have appointed Randall Modiba as head coach until the end of the 2018 season.
Cheetahs flyhalf Sias Ebersohn is one of two new players to join the Pumas for the 2017 season.
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.
The superb goal-kicking of Niel Marais, as much as the irrepressible attack of the Cheetahs, contributed to their memorable 36-16 win over the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Jarryd Sage scored a try in the 77th minute as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 38-34 in U21 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
Replacement wing Madosha Tambwe scored a hat-trick as the Golden Lions beat Western Province 60-19 in the U19 Provincial Championship final in Bloemfontein on Saturday.
The Free State Cheetahs will be favourites to down the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Charles Marais will start at loosehead prop in the only change to the Free State Cheetahs team for Saturday's Currie Cup final against the Bulls.
The Bulls board must be bold and appoint John Mitchell as their next head coach, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
Unheralded Lions stars Harold Vorster, Kwagga Smith and Ross Cronjé would be deserved Bok bolters in the 31-man squad for the series against France, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
THE MONEY MAN is putting R1,000 on the Stormers to beat the Blues by one point or more at Newlands on Friday night.
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