• Jake staring down URC derby ‘eight-ball’

    It is easy to be bullish when winning, but it's one thing that Vodacom...
    epa11180705 France's Charles Ollivon (R) in action during the Six Nations rugby match between France and Italy in Lille, France, 25 February 2024. EPA/TERESA SUAREZ

    Italy stalemate flat France

    Paolo Garbisi converted a late Ange Capuozzo try as Italy clawed back from a...
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    Watch: Fijian wing wows with 100m try

    Fijian speedster Peniasi Dakuwaqa went coast-to-coast for a sensational solo try to help Stade...
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    Scotland coach hails ‘special’ Duhan

    Scotland coach Gregor Townsend hailed Duhan van der Merwe's "really special" hat-trick after the...
    CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA - OCTOBER 03: Sanele Nohamba of the Springboks Green during the Castle Lager Springbok Showdown match between Springbok Green and Springbok Gold at DHL Newlands Stadium on October 03, 2020 in Cape Town, South Africa.

    Nohamba ‘plan B’ for Bok 10

    Rassie Erasmus is considering Sanele Nohamba as an alternative Springbok flyhalf for the season-opening...
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    Plum: Players must own the gameplan

    John Plumtree has explained that the Sharks senior players will be allowed a greater...
    Scotland wing Duhan van der Merwe celebrates with teammate Blair Kinghorn after scoring a try against England at Murrayfield

    Highlights: Deadly Duhan douses England

    Ireland beat Wales to continue their march towards winning successive Six Nations Grand Slams,...
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    Cheetahs confirm Nkosi arrival

    The Cheetahs have confirmed that Sbu Nkosi is training with the team in Bloemfontein,...
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    Blitzboks playing for ninth in Vancouver

    The Blitzboks' hopes of winning a fourth Canada Sevens title faded quickly after suffering...
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    Watch: Dupont flying in Sevens Series debut

    Antoine Dupont wasted little time in getting up and running in his first Sevens...
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    Triple-threat Duhan haunts England

    Duhan van der Merwe wrecked England with a superb hat-trick of tries as Scotland...
    Photo: Niall Carson/PA/BackpagePix Ireland's Ciaran Frawley scores his side's third try during the Guinness Six Nations match at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin, Ireland. Picture date: Saturday February 24, 2024.

    Ireland wear down brave Wales

    Ireland scored four tries but were made to work for a bonus-point victory against...
    VANCOUVER, CANADA - FEBRUARY 23 : Action during the HSBC Vancouver Sevens match between South Africa and Great Britain at BC Place on February 23, 2024 in Vancouver, Canada. (Photo by David Van Der Sandt/Gallo Images)

    Blitzboks coach: We took things ‘too easy’

    Philip Snyman said the Blitzboks never rocked up against Great Britain on Saturday and...
    Akker van der Merwe of Vodacom Bulls tackled by Morgan Naude of the Emirates Lions during the United Rugby Championships 2023 match between Emirates Lions and Vodacom Bulls at Emirates Airline Park, Johannesburg on 17 February 2024 ©BackpagePix

    Bok snub drives Akker to ‘work harder’

    In-form hooker Akker van der Merwe won’t “creep into a hole" and feel sorry...
    Deon Fourie (captain) of the Stormers is challenged by Willie le Roux of the Bulls during the 2023 United Rugby Championship game between the Stormers and Bulls at Cape Town Stadium on 23 December 2023 ©Ryan Wilkisky/BackpagePix

    Bulls unfazed by ‘perfect’ Stormers

    Akker van der Merwe says the Vodacom Bulls are focused on improving their game...