The Force scrumhalf was red-carded in the 28th minute of the match against the Chiefs in Hamilton.
A first-half hat-trick from David Pocock helped the Brumbies to a convincing 31-18 win over the Highlanders in Canberra on Friday. BRENTON CHELIN reports.
The Chiefs kept pace at the top of the Vodacom Super Rugby log with a 35-27 bonus-point win over the 14-man Force in Hamilton on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
The Pumas beat the Valke 28-22 in Nelspruit on Friday, while the Free State XV were also victorious.
Rugby HQ's Sean Maloney takes a look at the wild and wacky from the world of rugby.
The outcome of the Newlands derby will depend on Piet van Zyl's performance in the face of some fierce Stormers defence, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Former Wallabies coach Eddie Jones has been appointed director of rugby of the new Japanese Super Rugby team.
The Lions will rely on Elton Jantjies' game-breaking abilities to pick up a bonus-point win over the Cheetahs at Ellis Park on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Duane Vermeulen, who continues to impress as a player and a leader, is on the cover of this month's SA Rugby magazine.
SARugbymag.co.za looks ahead to the Wildeklawer Super Schools, Wynberg and Jeppe rugby festivals.
In-form Hurricanes scrumhalf TJ Perenara will prove a constant menace for the Reds' shaky defence in Brisbane on Sunday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.
Bernard Foley will be expected to control the game for the Waratahs against the Rebels in Sydney on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
The Crusaders will be looking to Richie McCaw as well as several other All Blacks for a big performance against the Blues, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Tevita Kuridrani's return could be decisive when the Brumbies host the Highlanders in Canberra on Saturday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.
Sam Cane will look to dominate the breakdown when the Chiefs host the Force on Friday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.
THE MONEY MAN is putting R1,000 on the Stormers to win the heavyweight clash at Newlands on Saturday.
The inability of South African franchises to play complete rugby is a coaching issue, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day.
There can now no longer be questions around Francois Hougaard's best position. It is at wing, writes RYAN VREDE.
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