Carter to bench for Crusaders

All Blacks flyhalf Dan Carter will come off the reserve bench for the Crusaders in their pre-season match against the Hurricanes in Eketahuna on Saturday.

Wallabies boost Brumbies

The Brumbies have named a 28-man squad including a number of Wallabies for their final pre-season match against the Highlanders in Wagga on Saturday.

Hodgson back to lead Force

Wallabies flank Matt Hodgson will return to captain the Western Force against the Asia Pacific Dragons in Perth on Saturday.

Hunt handed Reds debut

Karmichael Hunt has been included in the Reds squad for the warm-up match against the Rebels in Cairns on Saturday.

Bok trio on Bulls bench

Pierre Spies, Handré Pollard and Marcel van der Merwe have been named on the bench for the Vodacom Bulls' pre-season match against Saracens in London on Saturday.

Du Toit raring to go

Pieter-Steph du Toit is hoping for a successful 2015 season with the Sharks and Springboks.

Cheetahs fan goes crazy

Do you shout your support for your team like this lady does in Bloemfontein?

Six of the best tries from 2014 Six Nations

Andrew Trimble, Michele Campagnaro, Jamie Roberts, George North, Danny Care and Hugo Bonneval feature in this selection.

New trophy for Six Nations

The winners of the 2015 Six Nations will lift a new six-sided trophy on 21 March.

Reinach comes of age

Cobus Reinach can be an asset for the Springboks at the 2015 World Cup, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Du Plessis at 10 for Cheetahs

Willie du Plessis will start at flyhalf for the Cheetahs against the Stormers at Newlands on Friday night.

Pre-season teams (Week 2)

Take a look at who's playing in the pre-season matches in the build-up to the 2015 Vodacom Super Rugby tournament. 

Etzebeth back, Taute injured

Eben Etzebeth will make his first appearance for the Stormers since 2013 against the Cheetahs at Newlands on Friday night.

Talent drain concerns Saru

Saru CEO Jurie Roux says the growing trend of other countries poaching South African rugby players at a young age is worrying.

Blitzboks change two

Chris Dry and Justin Geduld have returned to the Springbok Sevens squad for the World Series tournaments in New Zealand and the United States.

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