Etzebeth’s ripped and ready

Springbok enforcer Eben Etzebeth is on the cover of the new SA Rugby magazine, on sale this week.

Combrinck boost for Boks

Springbok and Lions winger Ruan Combrinck has confirmed that he has fully recovered from a leg injury that saw him miss the majority of the Rugby Championship.

‘Indaba breaks new ground’

Allister Coetzee says the need for players to evolve their skill sets was one of the primary necessities identified during the SA Rugby coaches indaba, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Cape Town.

Venter to assist Azzurri

Brendan Venter is set to assist Italy as a short-term defensive consultant during their end-of-year Tests.

Cheetahs to edge Bulls

The Free State Cheetahs will be favourites to down the Blue Bulls in the Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein on Saturday, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Wallabies reshuffle backline

Nick Phipps and Bernard Foley will form a new halfback pairing for the Wallabies in Saturday's Bledisloe Cup Test against the All Blacks.

Boks bolster coaching staff

Cheetahs coach Franco Smith and Lions defence specialist JP Ferreira have been added to the Springbok management team for the end-of-year tour.

Marais at loosehead for Cheetahs

Charles Marais will start at loosehead prop in the only change to the Free State Cheetahs team for Saturday's Currie Cup final against the Bulls.

Jenkins to lock down for Bulls

Jason Jenkins will start at lock in the only change to the Blue Bulls' side facing the Free State Cheetahs in Saturday’s Currie Cup final in Bloemfontein.

All Blacks close in on record

While South African cavemen ponder the workings of a simple wheel, the All Blacks spaceship looks set to go where no tier-one Test side has gone before, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Nigel Owens tells off Steyn

Referee Nigel Owens tells off Francois Steyn for unsportsmanlike behaviour in the Champions Cup match between Montpellier and Northampton.

Venter searching for solutions

Brendan Venter says a primary objective from SA Rugby's two-day coaches indaba is to assess styles of play and find a degree of uniformity across the board.

Border Rugby files for liquidation

An urgent application for the liquidation of Border Rugby has been lodged at the high court.

SuperBru: Cheetahs to win by 7-12

Before you make your SuperBru picks for this weekend's Currie Cup final and Bledisloe Cup Test, take a look at the SA Rugby magazine team's predictions.

Currie Cup teams (Final)

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

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