Former Griquas captain Kyle Steyn has been called up to Scotland’s World Cup training squad.
South African-born lock Jean Kleyn has been included in Ireland’s 44-man training squad in preparation for the World Cup in Japan later this year.
Wallabies legend Phil Kearns believes having the Jaguares in Vodacom Super Rugby makes a complete ‘mockery’ of the tournament.
Montpellier owner Mohad Altrad has suggested that Vodacom Bulls and Bok flyhalf Handré Pollard has ‘agreed in principle’ to join the French club after the World Cup.
Leinster and Ireland flank Dan Leavy has been ruled out for the remainder of the year due to a serious knee injury.
Swys de Bruin is set to travel with the Springboks to the World Cup in a continuation of his role as the attack coach.
Wimpie van der Walt, Grant Hattingh and Lappies Labuschagné have all been included in a 20-man Japan training squad for the World Cup.