Strauss to start against Wallabies

Adriaan Strauss is expected to replace Bismarck du Plessis at hooker when the Springboks tackle the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday.

Sharks short on fit locks

Sharks lock JC Astle has been ruled out for three weeks, while Etienne Oosthuizen remains doubtful for Saturday's match against Griquas in Durban.

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Game of Thrones' Charles Dance gives a stirring team talk ahead of next year's tournament in England.

Springboks to target Wallabies lineout

Springbok assistant coach John McFarland says they will use the lineout in a bid to gain the ascendancy against the Wallabies in Perth on Saturday.

Rugby fan stabbed at Kings match

A rugby fan was stabbed after a heated argument at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium on Saturday.

WP U21 lock breaks neck

JD Schickerling is expected to be out of rugby for at least a year after breaking his neck against the Blue Bulls U21s at Loftus.

Bulls lose Kriel

Blue Bulls fullback Jesse Kriel has been ruled out for two weeks with an ankle injury.

Highlights: Bishops vs Rondebosch (2014)

Bishops beat their arch rivals 22-21 in their Premier Interschools clash.

Currie Cup stats (Round 4) looks at the players who topped the stats in key areas of the game this past weekend as well as for the season so far.

Senatla out of Kings clash

Justin Geduld is in line to replace fellow sevens star Seabelo Senatla for Western Province's match against the EP Kings at Newlands on Friday.

Kockott boots Castres past Bayonne looks back at the past weekend's French Top 14 matches, which involved SA players.

Boks missing key men

The Springboks could struggle in Australasia without several key players, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.

Injuries disrupted Sharks pack

Sharks coach Brad Macleod-Henderson says injuries up front helped contribute to their downfall against the Pumas.

Boks must be more like All Blacks

The tackle offload must become a key feature of the Springboks' attacking evolution, writes RYAN VREDE.

Boks face acid test of depth

The next two Tests will reveal how strong South Africa’s depth is in the key positions of scrumhalf, blindside flank and outside centre, writes JON CARDINELLI.

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