Black Ferns scrumhalf Kendra Cocksedge made history on Thursday when she became the first woman to be crowned the New Zealand Player of the Year.
Newly appointed Bulls director of rugby Alan Zondagh has confirmed his primary role over the next three years will be to overhaul their player development system.
CJ Stander scored a try as Munster defeated Castres 30-5, while there were also European Champions Cup wins for Saracens and Racing 92 on Sunday.
Marcell Coetzee scored a crucial try to guide Ulster to a shock 25-24 bonus-point win over the Scarlets, while there was also a European Champions Cup victory for Edinburgh on Friday.
Impi Visser says playing in front of their home crowd won’t be the Blitzboks’ biggest motivator at the Cape Town Sevens this weekend. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Gio Aplon talks to MARIETTE ADAMS about being back in the Bok set-up, why he left France for Japan, and his future plans.
Franco Mostert and Jaco Visagie enjoyed winning debuts as Gloucester beat Worcester 36-16, while there were also victories for Harlequins, Bristol, Saracens and Newcastle in the English Premiership.
New Zealand beat the USA 21-5 in the final of the Dubai Sevens on Saturday.
Fiji scored an extra-time try to defeat the Blitzboks 24-19 in the fifth-place final at the Dubai Sevens on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
The Blitzboks claimed a 29-0 victory over Scotland in their fifth-place semi-final at the Dubai Sevens on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.