Super Rugby Power Rankings (Round 5)

CRAIG LEWIS selects an overall 18-team Super Rugby log based on performances and opposition faced after the first five rounds.

Varsity Cup teams (Round 9)

Take a look at who's playing this week before you make your Superbru and Fantasy League picks.

Faf excluded from Bok squad

Scrumhalf Faf de Klerk has been omitted from an extended Springbok training squad named on Monday.

Venter: SA should ditch Super Rugby

Brendan Venter says SA Rugby should seriously consider leaving Sanzaar and joining a northern hemisphere competition.

Franco Smith: Cheetahs deserve to be in Super Rugby

The Cheetahs coach says the 'unnecessary pressure' from Sanzaar's pending decision to cut teams from Super Rugby contributed to their loss against the Sharks (audio).

Aaron Smith opens up on toilet incident

All Blacks scrumhalf Aaron Smith opens up about the airport toilet incident last year that he says heavily affected him on and off the field.

Bok barometer (Round 5)

JON CARDINELLI picks a form South African XV based on performances in round five of Super Rugby.

Bosch is a diamond in the rough

The start to the Super Rugby season has provided few clear-cut answers to the Boks’ flyhalf conundrum, but in Curwin Bosch, SA rugby has a raw gem that needs to be nurtured, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Pienaar impresses again for Ulster looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.

Mohoje says sorry to Reinach

Cheetahs flanker Oupa Mohoje has apologised to Sharks scrumhalf Cobus Reinach for 'unsportsmanlike' conduct during their match in Bloemfontein.

Dire Bulls need intervention

The Bulls’ limp and largely aimless performances of the past 18 months suggest that something is profoundly wrong at the once proud franchise, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Rassie set for SA Rugby return?

Rassie Erasmus could return to South Africa before the Springboks' three-Test series against France in June.

Armand leads the way in comeback looks back at the English Premiership, French Top 14 and Celtic Pro12 matches played this weekend.

‘Stormers’ defence is worrying’

What former Bok coach NICK MALLETT had to say on SuperSport about the past weekend's Super Rugby matches involving South African teams.

Best Super Rugby tries (Round 5)

The top five-pointers from the past weekend's Super Rugby action.

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