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‘Du Preez can be world’s best’

Captain Warren Whiteley feels that Test rookie Jean-Luc du Preez, as well as the Springbok back row as a unit, could go on to great things. JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg reports.


Preview: Springboks vs France (3rd Test)

The Springboks should be looking to KO France at Ellis Park this Saturday and ride the momentum of a 3-0 series victory into the Rugby Championship, writes JON CARDINELLI in Johannesburg.


Preview: All Blacks vs Lions (1st Test)

The tactical nous of influential halfbacks Aaron Smith and Beauden Barrett should enable the All Blacks to overcome the British & Irish Lions in Saturday’s first Test at Eden Park, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


French media find Goosen

Johan Goosen was upset when a photographer from French sports daily L'Équipe snapped him practising his goal-kicking in Bloemfontein.


Read: All Blacks expect to beat Lions

Kieran Read says the All Blacks will embrace the challenge provided by the British & Irish Lions in Auckland on Saturday.


‘Clubs could kill Lions’

The British & Irish Lions could become a 'dead concept' if future tours are reduced from 10 to eight games and six to five weeks.


Wales snatch win over Samoa

Wales winger Steffan Evans scored two second-half tries to secure a hard-fought 19-17 win over Samoa in Apia on Friday.


Big crowd for Ellis Park clash

Organisers are hoping for a capacity crowd for the third Test between the Springboks and France at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Lealiifano makes incredible comeback

Christian Lealiifano has made his first appearance for the Brumbies since being diagnosed with leukemia last August.


Coetzee on Bok selections

The Springbok coach explains his selections for the third Test against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Newlands will host All Blacks Test

WP Rugby has obtained the required safety certificate for Newlands, which will allow the iconic venue to host the Rugby Championship Test between the Springboks and the All Blacks on 7 October.


Boks aim for attacking progress

Allister Coetzee wants the Springboks to display further progression with ball in hand when they come up against France in this Saturday's series-ending Test.


16 Springbok facts and milestones

For the third Test against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Boks change six for third Test

Ruan Dreyer will make his Test debut for the Springboks against France at Ellis Park on Saturday.


Venter: Coetzee amazing at what he does

Defence coach Brendan Venter says head coach Allister Coetzee should be given credit 'for putting the Springbok machine back together'.


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