Sharks tried to keep Bismarck, Jannie

Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis turned down an offer from the Sharks and Saru that would have made them the best paid players in South Africa.

Highlanders punish errant Chiefs

The Highlanders strengthened their bid for a home play-off with a 36-9 bonus-point win over the Chiefs in Invercargill on Saturday. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Rebels see red in Durban

It was another night of ill-discipline in Durban as the Sharks edged the Rebels 25-21 in a dour match on Friday. BRENTON CHELIN reports.

Highlights: Ireland vs Barbarians (2015)

Zane Kirchner scored a try as the Baa-Baas claimed a 22-21 win at at Thomond Park.

Du Plessis bros don’t want to join Jake

Montpellier-bound Bismarck and Jannie du Plessis signed pre-contracts before Jake White's appointment as coach of the French club.

Brumbies banish Bulls

The Vodacom Bulls' play-off hopes all but ended as they went down 22-16 to the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday. BRENTON CHELIN reports.

Saders stun Canes

The Crusaders kept their slim play-off hopes alive with a 35-18 bonus-point win over the Hurricanes in Nelson on Friday, writes BRENTON CHELIN.

Steyn puts Racing to the sword

Morné Steyn kicked 28 points as Stade Français beat Racing Métro 38-15 on Friday to advance to the Top 14 semi-finals.

Top coaches for World XV

Robbie Deans and Bernard Laporte will coach the World XV against the Springboks at Newlands on 11 July.

Zane Kirchner try for Barbarians

The former Springbok fullback scored a great chip and chase try in the Barbarians' 22-21 win against Ireland.

Robbie Fruean yellow card

The Crusaders centre was harshly sin-binned for this tackle on Nehe Milner-Skudder.

Baa-Baas beat Ireland

Zane Kirchner scored a try to help the Barbarians to an exciting 22-21 victory over Ireland at Thomond Park on Thursday.

Schalk’s legend grows

Laureus Comeback of the Year winner Schalk Burger is on the cover of the latest SA Rugby magazine.

Stormers to smash Cheetahs

THE MONEY MAN is betting on the Stormers to beat the Cheetahs by 23-plus points at Newlands on Saturday.

The WrapAround (Week 16)

Rugby HQ's Sean Maloney takes a look at the wild and wacky from the world of rugby.

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