Bakkies happy to retire on ‘own terms’

Bakkies Botha says he is at peace with his decision to retire from international rugby, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


JJ eager for Bok return

Bulls centre JJ Engelbrecht hasn't given up on a Springbok recall, writes CRAIG LEWIS.


Du Toit to leave Sharks

Springbok lock Pieter-Steph du Toit has confirmed he will be leaving the Sharks at the end of October.


All Blacks arrive in Samoa

The team receive their biggest ever welcome in a foreign country.


Burger is next best No 8

Duane Vermeulen’s injury should force Heyneke Meyer to give Schalk Burger an extended run at No 8 over the next five games, writes JON CARDINELLI.


Bok backs aim to soar

Assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher says the Boks need to improve their kick, chase and aerial game in the lead-up to the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.


Brothers in arms

Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis made massive contributions to the Sharks, writes MIKE GREENAWAY.


All Blacks vs Samoa haka (2008)

The haka from the last time these two met in New Plymouth, with the All Blacks going to win 101-14.


Duane out for 10 weeks

Duane Vermeulen won’t be back for the Springboks until their opening World Cup match against Japan. JON CARDINELLI reports.


‘Damian can play anywhere’

Springbok assistant coach Ricardo Loubscher says Damian de Allende's versatility will be a major asset to the national team this season. CRAIG LEWIS reports.


Money Man supports child with cancer

The Money Man will donate his recent winnings of R30,250 to five-year-old Junaid Arende's specialist cancer treatment.


Kings target top CEO

The Kings want former Saru and Saracens CEO Edward Griffiths to join the PE-based union.


Lions bash Blue Bulls

The Golden Lions thrashed the Blue Bulls 40-19 on the opening day of the U16 Grant Khomo Week in Oudtshoorn on Monday.


Vermeulen set for surgery

Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen will undergo neck surgery on Wednesday in an attempt to improve his chances of playing at the 2015 World Cup.


Player management a priority

The Springboks need to focus on player management rather than results in the five matches leading up to the World Cup. JON CARDINELLI reports.


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