Pumas want Super Rugby franchise

The Pumas are planning an audacious bid to become one of the six South African Super Rugby franchises. BRENTON CHELIN reports.

Kaplan: French referee was superb

Jonathan Kaplan has praised Jérôme Garcès for his performance in Wellington last Saturday.

Double boost for All Blacks

Jerome Kaino and Liam Messam have been included in the All Blacks squad for their away matches against the Pumas and Springboks.

WP given wake-up call

Allister Coetzee has blamed poor defence and a high turnover count for Western Province's defeat at Ellis Park. BRENTON CHELIN reports.

Quota demands are unrealistic

The government should be investing in the development of black players rather than making quota demands that South African rugby sides cannot possibly meet, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Bismarck’s setting the standard

Bismarck du Plessis has taken his game to a new level since being given leadership responsibilities, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Boland coach faked qualifications

Boland coach Abe Davids has been suspended with immediate effect after he failed to bring forward his coaching qualifications to the board of directors.

Kings lose Watson for season

EP Kings captain Luke Watson has failed to recover from concussion and is unlikely to return to action until 2015.

World’s largest scrum

Twickenham had 1,008 people participate in the world’s largest ever-scrum, marking the day that tickets went on sale to the general public for the 2015 World Cup.

All Blacks move clear

The All Blacks have increased their lead at the top of the IRB rankings after their 14-10 victory over the Springboks.

Tussen die Horings with Paul Willemse

The Blue Bulls lock talks about jumping in the lineout and whether he calls Victor Matfield oom.

All Blacks played big points better

The All Blacks deserve credit for their win against the Springboks in Wellington, writes MARK KEOHANE in Business Day newspaper.

Palu out of Rugby Championship

Wallabies No 8 Wycliff Palu will play no further part in the Rugby Championship due to lingering concussion concerns.

Rugby Champs stats (Round 4)

SARugbymag.co.za looks at the players who topped the stats in key areas of the game this past weekend as well as for the season so far.

Kolisi out for a month

Western Province loose forward Siya Kolisi faces a month on the sidelines after suffering a knee injury in the loss to the Golden Lions on Saturday.

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