New recruit Bismarck du Plessis has been included in the Vodacom Bulls squad that will be jetting out on Saturday to begin a four-week tour that will start in Ireland, continue to Wales and end in Scotland.
Captain Siya Kolisi says the post-match review following last Sunday’s defeat to the Wallabies made for “difficult” but insightful viewing, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Irish club Ulster have confirmed the signing of World Cup-winning Springbok No 8 Duane Vermeulen, who will join the club following the end-of-year Tests in November.
Coach John Dobson believes new recruit Manie Libbok will fit perfectly into the Stormers’ vision to continue evolving their attacking game, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber says they are happy with the “alignment” over communication with officials and the feedback framework from World Rugby.
All Blacks coach Ian Foster has made wholesale changes to his starting lineup to face “wounded beast” Argentina in Brisbane on Saturday, including a rare start at flyhalf for Damian McKenzie.
Bok coach Jacques Nienaber says Cheslin Kolbe would have been released from the squad if there wasn’t a belief that he would be available to feature in the latter stages of the Rugby Championship.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber has made three changes to the team for this Saturday’s rematch against the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship.
Very little can be read into rankings, but as the gap narrows between the Boks and All Blacks, it does add some extra spice to proceedings as the historic 100th Test between the two rivals looms, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
Munster have confirmed that Springbok lock RG Snyman is progressing well with his modified training programmes as he continues to recover from a knee injury.