Jon Cardinelli

Jon Cardinelli

Bulls skipper banned

Bulls captain Flip van der Merwe has copped a three-week ban for punching a Waratahs player.

Burger back for Stormers

Springbok flanker Schalk Burger will make his return for the Stormers this Saturday via the bench.

Pollard to boost Baby Boks

Vodacom Bulls flyhalf Handré Pollard has been selected for the SA U20 squad to play at the IRB Junior World Championship in New Zealand this June.

Sadie vs De Jongh

The two No 13s will have key roles to play in Saturday's derby in Bloemfontein, writes JON CARDINELLI.

Waratahs outmuscle Bulls

The Waratahs beat the Bulls 19-12 on Saturday to end their nine-year losing streak against the Pretoria franchise. JON CARDINELLI reports.

Crusaders edge Chiefs

The Crusaders fought back from a 17-9 deficit to beat the Chiefs 18-17 in Hamilton on Saturday.

Hurricanes batter Blues

The Hurricanes cruised to a 39-20 bonus-point victory over the Blues in Wellington on Friday.