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SA Rugby winds of change

After a turbulent 2016 season for South African rugby, CRAIG LEWIS looks at three enforceable actions that would be good to see in the new year.

Venter commits to Azzurri

Brendan Venter has signed a deal to stay on as Italy's defence coach through to the next World Cup.

De Villiers alleges SA Rugby vendetta

Former Springbok coach Peter de Villiers has alleged that members of the South African Rugby Union paid Boland to remove his name from consideration for the head coaching job last year.

Johnson inspires Wasps comeback looks back at the past weekend's European Champions Cup and European Challenge Cup matches, involving South African players.

Erasmus camp denies Bok job links

Rassie Erasmus has, through his lawyer, dismissed rumours linking him with a return to South Africa to take over as Springbok coach.

Joost’s oxygen use cleared up

The J9 foundation has clarified Joost van der Westhuizen's use of oxygen as he continues his battle with motor neurone disease.

Coetzee could still be sacked

Allister Coetzee's future as Springbok coach will be decided at the end of January, according to SA Rugby president Mark Alexander.

Highlights: Saracens vs Toulon (2017)

Saracens ground out a 10-3 victory over Toulon in the European Champions Cup, to secure a home quarter-final. 

Toulon advance despite defeat

Duane Vermeulen’s Toulon suffered a 10-3 defeat against Saracens in the European Champions Cup in London on Saturday, but the losing bonus-point was enough to book them a place in the last eight.

Banned Six Nations advert

Following complaints from English viewers, the BBC have banned this Six Nations advert in which Irish, Italian, Scottish and Welsh supporters respond to being asked which team they want to see lose. 

Highlights: Montpellier vs Northampton (2017)

Nemani Nadolo scored two tries in Montpellier's 26-17 bonus-point win in the European Champions Cup.

Joost denies being on oxygen

Former Springbok scrumhalf Joost van der Westhuizen insists he has not been placed on oxygen.

Nel to miss Six Nations

Prop WP Nel has been ruled out of Scotland's Six Nations campaign with a neck injury.

Lozowski makes England cut

Eddie Jones has included three uncapped players in England's 34-man squad for the upcoming Six Nations tournament.

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