Marx is Bismarck 2.0

Malcolm Marx can emulate one of South Africa’s greatest hookers, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Zebre add to Kings’ woes

The Kings remain winless in the Pro14 after losing 43-17 to Zebre in Port Elizabeth on Saturday, writes SIMON BORCHARDT.

Province pound Griquas

Western Province erased a 10-point deficit to claim a vital 55-27 bonus-point win against Griquas in Cape Town on Saturday, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.

Sharks book semi spot

The Sharks beat the Blue Bulls 18-5 in Durban on Saturday to strengthen their position at the top of the Currie Cup log, reports JON CARDINELLI.

‘Wallabies must be smarter’

Coach Michael Cheika says the Wallabies' poor record against the Springboks in South Africa is not just because of playing at altitude.

Wallabies depart for South Africa

The Wallabies left a day early to give themselves the best preparation possible ahead of their match against the Springboks in Bloemfontein.

Cheetahs upset Leinster

Ernst Stapelberg kicked 18 points to guide the Cheetahs to a 38-19 bonus-point win over Leinster in Bloemfontein on Friday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.

Free State floor Pumas

Robbie Petzer scored 18 points as the Free State Cheetahs claimed a comeback 33-32 bonus-point win over the Pumas in Bloemfontein on Friday. CRAIG LEWIS reports.

Two new SA franchises debate

Should SA Rugby create two new franchises? Naas Botha and Owen Nkumane debate the issue on First XV.

Five unlucky SA backs

CRAIG LEWIS looks at five backs who could have added value to the Springboks’ Rugby Championship campaign.

SA to get two new franchises

Two new South African franchises will be formed by the end of the year.

Kwagga: I want to play for Boks

Kwagga Smith says he will definitely stay in South Africa if he is part of Allister Coetzee's Springbok plans.

Pro14 preview (Round 4)

The Kings will target Saturday's clash against Zebre in Port Elizabeth for their first Pro14 win, writes MARIETTE ADAMS.

Teenage No 10 in England squad

England coach Eddie Jones has included 18-year-old Harlequins flyhalf Marcus Smith in his 33-man training squad for the end-of-year Tests.

Mitchell on Bulls draw

John Mitchell talks about the Bulls' draw for the 2018 Super Rugby tournament and the return to a 15-team, three-conference format. 

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