Sanzaar has confirmed that next year’s Super Rugby tournament will be played across 21 consecutive weeks between 15 February and 6 July.
Rebels coach Dave Wessels says new recruit Quade Cooper can force his way into the Wallabies squad for the 2019 World Cup in Japan.
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.
Bulls team doctor Herman Rossouw says there are no concerns around the fitness of 37-year-old Schalk Brits.
Bulls high performance manager Xander Janse van Rensburg has confirmed that Rassie Erasmus and his management will provide input as the Pretoria-based franchise looks to fill vacant positions.
Former All Blacks fullback Leon MacDonald has replaced Tana Umaga as Blues head coach.
Australia have plans to rest key Wallabies during next year’s Super Rugby competition to ensure they are fresh and injury-free ahead of the 2019 World Cup.
The Bulls have confirmed that they are in advanced stages of negotiations to sign Bok hooker Schalk Brits.
WP Rugby reportedly offered contracts to Schalk Brits and Corné Fourie despite being unable to pay both players’ salaries.
SA Rugby has asked World Rugby to intervene with and settle the ongoing contractual dispute between the Lions and Gloucester about the services of Franco Mostert.