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.

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.

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.

Maku out of Super Rugby

The Vodacom Bulls will be without hooker Bandise Maku for the Super Rugby season after he tore his pectoral muscle against the Cheetahs in Polokwane.

Another Super snooze awaits

Vodacom Super Rugby in its current format offers nothing to be excited about and the expanded version in 2016 will do nothing to invigorate a waning brand, writes RYAN VREDE.

Murray returns to Sharks

Waylon Murray has been given a one-year deal with the Sharks after impressing during pre-season training.

Lions’ Boks sign new deals

Springbok trio Marnitz Boshoff, Julian Redelinghuys and captain Warren Whiteley have all extended their contracts with the Lions until 2016.

Stormers’ big guns to face Cheetahs

The Stormers are set to field a full-strength team for their pre-season match against the Cheetahs at Newlands on Friday night.

Setback for Sergeal

Cheetahs wing Sergeal Petersen will be sidelined for between six and eight weeks after breaking his jaw against the Bulls.

Rebels welcome fresh faces

The Rebels have named a 28-man travelling squad for the pre-season match against the Reds in Cairns on Saturday.

Johnson’s Wasps march on

SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend's European Champions Cup, European Challenge Cup and Japanese Top League matches, which involved South African players.

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