2016 pre-season fixtures and results

All the warm-up matches leading up to the expanded 18-team Super Rugby tournament.

Brumbies batter Reds

The Brumbies clinched a comprehensive 31-18 win over the Reds in a pre-season clash at Ballymore on Friday.

Chiefs pip Waratahs on hooter

The Chiefs scored a last-minute try to beat the Waratahs 17-12 in their pre-season friendly in Rotorua on Friday.

Gold hails ‘fight’ of Sharks

Director of rugby Gary Gold is satisfied with the Sharks’ impressive performance against Toulouse on Thursday night.

April stars in Sharks win

Flyhalf Garth April scored 21 points in the Sharks' 31-17 win against Toulouse on Thursday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

No clarity on Cornal

The Stormers look set to begin the Super Rugby tournament without Cornal Hendricks and several other key players. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Six Nations teams (Round 2)

Take a look at who's playing this weekend before you make your SuperBru and Fantasy League picks.

Six Nations preview (Round 2)

Ireland will once again be looking for South African-born CJ Stander to make an impact when they take on France in Paris on Saturday, writes CRAIG LEWIS.

Stander ‘too small’ for SA

Ireland flank CJ Stander has confirmed that he was told he should move to hooker while at the Bulls.

Bulls lose Labuschagne

Bulls loose forward Lappies Labuschagne will be sidelined for at least eight weeks after sustaining an ankle injury.

Jones tweaks England’s lineup

Coach Eddie Jones has made three changes to England's starting lineup for Sunday's Six Nations clash against Italy in Rome.

No action against NZ Sevens

World Rugby has stated that the New Zealand Sevens side will not be charged with misconduct after fielding an extra man against Australia in Sydney last weekend.

SuperBru: Wales to win by 8-10

Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Six Nations matches, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.

NZ Sevens got out of jail

Whether or not the New Zealand Sevens side ‘inadvertently’ fielded an eighth player against Australia is completely immaterial, writes CRAIG LEWIS

Strong Stormers to face Jaguares

Pieter-Steph du Toit will start at No 5 lock when the Stormers take on the Jaguares at Newlands on Saturday.

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