Blitzboks bolster Cheetahs squad

Blitzboks stars Rosco Speckman, Chris Dry and Cecil Afrika will be available to the Cheetahs until the end of October, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Boks climb to fifth in rankings

The Springboks have regained fifth position in the World Rugby rankings after their 3-0 series whitewash of France.

Botha gets three-match ban

Sharks lock Ruan Botha has received a three-match suspension for dangerous play during South Africa A's match against the French Barbarians in Soweto.

Lions stars boosted Boks

In-form Lions players emphatically vindicated their selections for the Springboks during the June series against France, which bodes well for the business end of Super Rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Defence pays dividends for Boks

The Springboks have embraced uncompromising defence as part of their new team identity and the results have been emphatic, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Lions must stick to their guns

The British & Irish Lions must be prepared to win 'ugly' if they are to level the Test series against the All Blacks in Wellington on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.

Hansen slams ‘desperate’ Gatland

Steve Hansen has slammed Warren Gatland for claiming that the All Blacks deliberately tried to injure Lions scrumhalf Conor Murray in Auckland.

Lions’ 90m try against All Blacks

An attack from Liam Williams close to his tryline resulted in a score for Sean O'Brien at the other end of the field.

Challenge quarter-finalists confirmed

The Golden Lions XV beat the Blue Bulls 55-49, while there were also Provincial Rugby Challenge wins for the Pumas, Griquas, Sharks XV, EP Kings and Western Province.

Plane flies over Ellis Park

An aeroplane flew over Ellis Park on Saturday to mark the 22nd anniversary of the Springboks' 1995 World Cup win.

Coles ruled out of Lions series

All Blacks hooker Dane Coles is unlikely to feature in the remainder of the Test series against the British & Irish Lions due to recurring concussion symptoms.

Springbok post-match press conference

What coach Allister Coetzee and captain Eben Etzebeth had to say after the Springboks' 35-12 win against France at Ellis Park.

‘Boks should challenge All Blacks’

What NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the Springboks' 35-12 win over France at Ellis Park.

Five takeaways from past weekend

What we learned from this past weekend's international matches, according to CRAIG LEWIS.

New-look Lions XV to front Canes

Rory Best will captain the British & Irish Lions against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Tuesday.

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