The Sharks need their best player and captain to fire if they're to defy the odds and win the semi-final in Christchurch, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Springbok fullback Willie le Roux is on the cover of the new issue of SA Rugby magazine, on sale now.
Juan Smith is set to complete an extraordinary return to Test rugby after being called up to a Springbok training camp in August, according to Toulon.
Rassie Erasmus's biggest role as Saru high-performance manager is to implement Heyneke Meyer's blueprint across the board, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Bakkies Botha has confirmed that the coming season will be his last with Toulon and that he is hoping to finish his career at the 2015 World Cup.
The Springboks have been dealt a further blow with news that injured scrumhalf Fourie du Preez will be sidelined for the rest of the 2014 season.
Cosatu has called on ministers and sport administrators to ensure that more black players represent the Springboks.
Fourie du Preez will miss the entire Rugby Championship following an ankle injury sustained against Scotland.
Jake White has hinted that he may choose to rest some of his Springboks ahead of the Super Rugby play-offs.
Fourie du Preez's participation in the Rugby Championship is in doubt after he suffered an ankle injury against Scotland.
Bok coach Heyneke Meyer says he is happy with the depth of his squad as he prepares for the Rugby Championship.
The Springboks scored eight tries in their 55-6 demolition of Scotland in Port Elizabeth on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.
For the Test against Scotland at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium in PE on Saturday.
A dominant showing by the Springbok forwards will allow Handré Pollard to mark his Test debut with a win against Scotland, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Heyneke Meyer has selected Handré Pollard to start at flyhalf against Scotland in PE on Saturday, with six players of colour – including three black Africans – in the match-day squad.
The Sharks cannot blame the Super Rugby format or fatigue for the situation they find themselves in, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Sharks need Frans Steyn to be the match-winner he should be against the Crusaders on Saturday, writes RYAN VREDE.
Jake White’s loyalty to and investment in his players have paid off handsomely for the Sharks, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
The Crusaders captain on the importance of a week's rest and big-game experience, the return of Richie McCaw, and their loss to the Sharks earlier in the season.View all videos