Montpellier lock Paul Willemse says it would be ‘unbelievable’ to play for France in the upcoming Six Nations.
Former Junior Boks and Bulls lock Paul Willemse has been included in France’s 31-man Six Nations squad.
Wales fullback Leigh Halfpenny will be sidelined for another three to five weeks.
Outgoing Griquas captain Kyle Steyn, who has been recalled to the Scotland Sevens squad, also wants to play Test rugby for the country.
The Bulls have lodged a formal complaint with World Rugby over the conduct of the RFU in its pursuit of John Mitchell.
Greig Laidlaw kicked six second-half penalties as Scotland claimed a gutsy 32-26 win over France at Murrayfield on Sunday. CRAIG LEWIS reports. Considering Scotland meekly succumbed to a 34-7 loss against Wales last weekend, this was a particularly impressive performance from them. They have become an increasingly difficult team to beat at home. A vociferous home crowd certainly had reason to… Read more →
Ireland No 8 Jamie Heaslip has announced his retirement from all rugby following a long battle with a back injury.
England coach Eddie Jones took full responsibility for his team’s 25-13 loss to Scotland at Murrayfield.
Huw Jones scored a brace as Scotland inflicted a shock 25-13 defeat on England at Murrayfield on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports.
Jacob Stockdale scored a brace as Ireland claimed a 37-27 bonus-point win over Wales in Dublin on Saturday. MARIETTE ADAMS reports. Ireland came into this Test riding a wave of confidence after two contrasting victories against France and Italy. They were installed as favourites to beat Wales, who had struggled for consistency and with selection, because of several injuries. The two… Read more →