The Springboks have been boosted for Saturday’s 100th Test match against the All Blacks by the availability of lock Lood de Jager, but Cheslin Kolbe remains a doubt despite returning to training.
Juarno Augustus had a successful start to life in the Premiership as the Northampton Saints kicked off their 2021-22 season with a commanding win over Gloucester.
The Blitzboks claimed a second Canada Sevens tournament win in Vancouver in three years as they outplayed Kenya in a 38-5 victory in the final at BC Place Stadium this past Sunday.
The Blitzboks recovered from a stuttering start to claim a comfortable 54-5 victory over Spain in the Cup quarter-finals of the Vancouver Sevens on Sunday.
South African born lock Ryno Pieterse was sent off for a shocking late tackle which has gone viral while playing for Castres against Bordeaux in the Top 14 on Saturday.
Western Province Professional Rugby chairperson Ebrahim Rasool has criticised the leadership of the union under president Zelt Marais in a statement responding to key questions surrounding the union.
Coach Jacques Nienaber has admitted the Springboks produced their worst performance in years after being comprehensively outplayed by the Wallabies in Brisbane on Saturday.
The Wallabies scored two tries in each half to hand the Springboks their second straight defeat and earn a bonus-point victory in Brisbane on Saturday.
Saracens marked their return to the English Premiership with a convincing 26-9 win away to Bristol on Friday, the opening night of the 2021-22 season.
Following the announcement that Duane Vermeulen has signed for Ulster, the Bulls wished their former captain all the best for his journey ahead with the Irish team.