Former Wallabies flank Lopeti Timani has been named in Tonga’s Test squad for their upcoming tour matches against Scotland, England, the French Barbarians and Romania.
Sharks boss Sean Everitt has revealed that Dylan Richardson had been on Scotland’s radar for four years prior to his surprise selection in the Test squad earlier this week.
Former Wallaby and current Tonga coach Toutai Kefu says his family is making good progress in their recovery from a home invasion attack two months ago.
Hallam Amos has announced his retirement from rugby at the age of 27 so he can concentrate on his medical career.
Coach Ivan van Rooyen has named a new-look match 23 for the Lions third round Vodacom United Rugby Championship match against Glasgow Warriors at Scotstoun Stadium on Saturday.
Lions flyhalf Jordan Hendrikse has been ruled out for at least three months after suffering a fracturee ankle against Scarlets earlier this past weekend.
The Springboks are set to overtake the All Blacks and move back to the top of the World Rugby rankings when the updated list is released on Monday.
Lions were made to rue their spurned opportunities as they slumped to a heavy defeat against the Scarlets in Llanelli on Friday.
Vodacom Bulls director of rugby Jake White believes recently acquired Ruan Combrinck is best suited to playing fullback and is eager to see how he “fits in” against Connacht.
Brian O’Driscoll says the 2021 Lions Test series against the Boks was not exciting for a multitude of reasons, while adding that Rassie Erasmus’ video “maybe has changed things and not for the better”.