2016 pre-season fixtures and results

All the warm-up matches leading up to the expanded 18-team Super Rugby tournament.

Cheetahs hold off Kings

The Cheetahs scored two second-half tries to beat the Kings 21-11 in their pre-season match in Port Elizabeth on Friday night.

Varsity Rugby Plays of the Week (8 February)

The best moments from the Varsity Cup and Varsity Shield.

Brumbies batter Reds

The Brumbies clinched a comprehensive 31-18 win over the Reds in a pre-season clash at Ballymore on Friday.

Chiefs pip Waratahs on hooter

The Chiefs scored a last-minute try to beat the Waratahs 17-12 in their pre-season friendly in Rotorua on Friday.

Formidable Jaguares to face Stormers

Argentina captain Agustín Creevy will lead the Jaguares in their pre-season match against the Stormers at Newlands on Saturday.

Gold hails ‘fight’ of Sharks

Director of rugby Gary Gold is satisfied with the Sharks’ impressive performance against Toulouse.

April stars in Sharks win

Flyhalf Garth April scored 21 points in the Sharks' 31-17 win against Toulouse on Thursday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

No clarity on Cornal

The Stormers look set to begin the Super Rugby tournament without Cornal Hendricks and several other key players. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Six Nations teams (Round 2)

Take a look at who's playing this weekend before you make your SuperBru and Fantasy League picks.

Six Nations preview (Round 2)

Ireland will once again be looking for South African-born CJ Stander to make an impact when they take on France in Paris on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Stander ‘too small’ for SA

Ireland flank CJ Stander has confirmed that he was told he should move to hooker while at the Bulls.

Bulls lose Labuschagne

Bulls loose forward Lappies Labuschagne will be sidelined for at least eight weeks after sustaining an ankle injury.

New boss for SA Rugby referees

Mzwamadoda 'Banks' Yantolo has been appointed as SA Rugby’s new referees manager, succeeding André Watson.

Jones tweaks England lineup

Coach Eddie Jones has made three changes to England's starting lineup for Sunday's clash against Italy in Rome.

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