Lions captain Warren Whiteley will not be fit in time to face the Stormers on Saturday and is likely to miss South Africa’s upcoming Tests against Wales and England.
The Irish Rugby Football Union is unlikely to approve Ulster’s planned move to sign flyhalf Elton Jantjies.
Rassie Erasmus says he won’t pick conservatively for the Springboks’ Test against Wales in Washington DC on 2 June.
Springbok coach Rassie Erasmus needs to select a group of scrumhalves this June with the 2019 World Cup in mind, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Eben Etzebeth looks set to miss the Springboks’ four Tests in June after the Stormers confirmed that the lock will not make a return to Super Rugby until July.
Lood de Jager is set to be sidelined for at least six months after a second scan on Wednesday revealed his injury is worse than initially expected.
Victor Matfield says he would pick RG Snyman and Pieter-Steph du Toit as the lock pairing for the June Test series against England.
Bulls duo Lood de Jager and Lizo Gqoboka have been ruled out of the June Test series against England after suffering injuries in the recent match against the Sharks.
Rassie Erasmus will be allowed to select any overseas-based player for the Springboks this season.
Springbok hooker Malcolm Marx is set to miss at least the first three Tests of the season due to a hamstring tendon tear.