Eben Etzebeth is aiming to embrace the additional responsibility as the captain of the Springboks for an extended period, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
For the Rugby Championship match against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
England won 47-26 to book their place in the Women's World Cup semi-finals.
The Black Ferns qualified for the Women's World Cup semi-finals with a 48-5 victory in Dublin.
The Springboks can outmuscle and outsmart Argentina in Saturday’s Test at the Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
The Wallabies can expect a backlash when they host the All Blacks in their Rugby Championship opener in Sydney on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Allister Coetzee says the time spent with Curwin Bosch at a pre-season camp convinced him of his Bok potential, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
Argentina flanker Pablo Matera will front the Springboks in the Rugby Championship opener in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.
Western Province and the Golden Lions will engage in a clash that could potentially determine their playoff fate in Cape Town on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
New Zealand, England, France and the USA qualified for the semi-finals after a dramatic match day three at the Women’s World Cup in Dublin.
Uzair Cassiem will start at No 8 for the Springboks against Argentina in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, while Curwin Bosch is set to make his Test debut from the bench.
Assistant coach Franco Smith says the Boks expect to face a ‘complete onslaught’ from Argentina in this Saturday’s opening Rugby Championship clash, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Port Elizabeth.
The Blue Bulls have released four players to join the Kings on loan for the duration of the Pro14.
Coach Rory Duncan has made eight changes to the Free State Cheetahs team for Saturday’s clash against the Blue Bulls at Loftus.
Elton Jantjies must make a timely statement in this Rugby Championship campaign as Handré Pollard nears full fitness, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
A second-place finish for the Springboks in the Rugby Championship would signify progress – but only in the context of a nightmare two-year period, writes JON CARDINELLI.
SA Rugby has only itself to blame for the sad demise of the Currie Cup, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
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