Rudolf Straeuli dismissed the possibility of a return to coaching, but has revealed that the Lions’ coaching ranks will be restructured before the start of the United Rugby Championship.
The Sharks have confirmed the signing of Argentina flyhalf Joaquin Diaz Bonilla as one of two new players to join the team ahead of the inaugural United Rugby Championship season.
It has been confirmed that Springbok lock RG has returned to Limerick to continue his rehabilitation from a skin graft procedure and knee injury at Munster.
SA Rugby CEO Jurie Roux has called the four South African teams’ official introduction into the PRO16 United Rugby Championship ‘a watershed moment in the country’s rugby history’.
Leinster boss Stuart Lancaster believes the introduction of the ‘heavier’ South African teams to the PRO14 will help the competition’s existing sides to better prepare for big European games.
World Rugby has approved the introduction of three new innovative law variations for use in the upcoming PRO Rugby Rainbow Cup featuring teams from South Africa, Ireland, Wales, Scotland and Italy.