SA Rugby has confirmed that the South African franchises will play their local derbies in next year’s Super Rugby in kits inspired by Marvel superheroes.
Former Stormers, Western Province and Bath loose forward Nick Köster will officially retire at the end of this week.
An independent investigation relating to claims made by Stormers assistant coach Paul Treu has cleared WP Rugby of any wrongdoing.
The leadership of the Western Province Rugby Football Union has distanced themselves from a proposed 25% salary cut for all staff members earning more than R20,000 per month.
WP Rugby reportedly offered contracts to Schalk Brits and Corné Fourie despite being unable to pay both players’ salaries.
Stormers and Western Province lock Chris van Zyl has signed a short-term deal to join Saracens during the November internationals.
Springbok hooker Schalk Brits looks set to join the Bulls due to the financial difficulties at the Stormers.
Schalk Brits will play for the Stormers in the 2019 Super Rugby tournament.
Pieter-Steph du Toit was named Player of the Year at the WPRFU Awards evening on Tuesday.
Several senior members of the Stormers and Western Province squads have been called in to give testimony in the Paul Treu saga.