Springboks such as Kwagga Smith and Cheslin Kolbe may need to rethink plans to make themselves for Olympic Sevens selection after confirmation that the postponed Summer Games will clash with the 2021 British & Irish Lions tour.
Neil Powell says despite feeling a stab of disappointment at the postponement of the Olympics, the Blitzboks will do whatever is needed to help curb the spread of Covid-19.
SA Rugby chief executive Jurie Roux says the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games is disappointing but necessary in the bid to combat the Covid-19 pandemic.
Former Wales international Gavin Henson says players who test positive for performance enhancing substances should be send to prison to serve time for ‘stealing a living’.
Springbok Sevens coach Neil Powell says selecting his squad for the opening leg of the World Sevens Series in Dubai was an easy decision because of the motivation shown by several returning stalwarts.
The Italian Rugby Federation has announced they are withdrawing their bid to host the 2023 World Cup.
SARugbymag.co.za looks back at the past weekend’s English Premiership, Celtic Pro12 and French Top 14 matches, involving South African players.
Gordon Tietjens has stepped down as coach of the New Zealand sevens team after 22 years in charge.
Francois Hougaard was presented with another Olympic bronze medal on Thursday.
Allister Coetzee says the Springboks will draw inspiration from the gold-medal performance of Wayde van Niekerk at the Olympics, writes CRAIG LEWIS in Nelspruit.