Farewell Joost, Handré returns

SA Rugby magazine pays tribute to Springbok legend Joost van der Westhuizen in its new issue, on sale this week.

Fleck: Breakdowns key to slaying Kiwis

Robbie Fleck says South African teams will need to win the ‘breakdown numbers game’ in order to challenge their more fancied New Zealand counterparts. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Missed kick costs Tuks against UJ

Tuks flyhalf Joshua Stander missed an 81st minute conversion to hand UJ a narrow 18-17 victory, while there were also wins for Maties and Pukke in round four of the Varsity Cup on Monday.

Serfontein blow for Bulls

Jan Serfontein is set to miss the Bulls' Super Rugby opener against the Stormers at Newlands this Saturday due to a back strain.

Ruan Pienaar’s try for Ulster

Ulster scrumhalf Ruan Pienaar created and finished off an incredible breakout try against Glasgow on Saturday.

SA-born No 9 joins Brumbies’ ranks

Dewet Roos has been added to the Brumbies' 2017 Super Rugby squad following an injury to Tomas Cubelli.

Pienaar back with perfect performance looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.

Bryan Habana’s try for Toulon

Bryan Habana scored this try in the 76th minute to secure a 31-17 win for Toulon against Lyon at the Stade Félix Mayol.

Highlights: Sale Sharks vs Wasps (2017)

Willie le Roux made his debut for Wasps in their 34-28 defeat at the hands of the Sale Sharks at AJ Bell Stadium on Sunday.

Super Rugby preview: Lions

The Lions represent South Africa’s best shot at the Super Rugby title in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Pollard demands cool heads

Bulls skipper Handré Pollard believes that discipline will be key when South Africa’s fiercest rivals clash in the Super Rugby opener at Newlands. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Super Rugby preview: Stormers

With a tougher draw, the Stormers look set to drop even further down the log in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Super Rugby preview: Sharks

The new-look Sharks are setting their sights on finishing top of the South African group, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Super Rugby preview: Bulls

The battling Bulls look set to continue their barren streak in 2017, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Super Rugby preview: Cheetahs

The Cheetahs will be looking to back up their Currie Cup success with an improved showing in Super Rugby this year, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

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