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.

Farrell ruled out of Six Nations

Owen Farrell will miss the entire Six Nations with a knee injury he suffered while on duty for Saracens.

Deans to coach Baa-Baas

Former Wallabies and Crusaders coach Robbie Deans will take charge of the Barbarians for their matches against Ireland and England in May.

Lessons from gridiron

Rugby needs to follow American football's lead and ensure refereeing subjectivity is kept to a minimum, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Kriel eyes starting berth

Jesse Kriel enhanced his claims for the Vodacom Bulls No 15 jersey with an impressive showing in their season opening warm-up match against the Cheetahs on Saturday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.

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