Rugby Australia has confirmed its adapted five-team version of Vodacom Super Rugby will get under way on 3 July.
The Lions have announced that injured players will have to undergo medical testing this week to determine how their rehabilitation progressed during lockdown.
Former Sunwolves head coach Tony Brown has again suggested South African rugby had a ‘hateful’ role to play in the exit of the Japanese team from Vodacom Super Rugby.
The Argentinian Rugby Union has confirmed the Jaguares’ 2020 season is over, its 2021 participation in Vodacom Super Rugby in doubt and that team coach Gonzalo Quesada has vacated his position.
Former Sunwolves coach Tony Brown hopes he hasn’t seen the last of the Japanese franchise’s involvement in Vodacom Super Rugby.
Chiefs coach Warren Gatland says Dan Carter’s presence at the Blues will improve Beauden Barrett as a player.
Sharks coaching consultant Pat Lambie says flyhalf Curwin Bosch has worked through any defensive deficiencies.
Highlanders coach Aaron Mauger believes Julian Savea and Nehe Milner-Skudder could be followed by several high-quality Kiwis from Europe to return to Super Rugby sides in New Zealand.
Six South Africans have been included in a Vodacom Super Rugby Team of the Decade based on best individual season by position.
Lock Izack Rodda is one of three Reds players who terminated their contracts with the Queensland Rugby Union and Rugby Australia on legal grounds.