Stormers assistant coach Norman Laker says the team is focused on restoring pride through their defence ahead of their tour-opener against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday. DYLAN JACK reports.
Vodacom Bulls utility forward Hanro Liebenberg talks about his stint in France, playing lock, the depth in the pack, his upcoming contractual decisions, and facing Brodie Retallick this Saturday.
The Vodacom Bulls have welcomed back several key players ahead of their match against the Chiefs at Loftus on Saturday.
Eben Etzebeth has passed a concussion test and could be available for selection for the Stormers’ match against the Hurricanes in Wellington on Saturday.
Former Lions lock Andries Ferreira has been released by the Hurricanes without playing a match for the franchise.
Sonny Bill Williams will sit out the Blues’ match against the Highlanders on Friday after last week’s terror attacks in Christchurch.
The South African teams’ successes in the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament – as well as the success of the Springboks at the World Cup in Japan – may hinge on an improved showing in Australia and New Zealand, writes JON CARDINELLI.
Chiliboy Ralepelle and his legal team are working to put a case together after he allegedly tested positive for a banned substance in January.
Finding the means to fully harness the enigmatic talent of a player such as Curwin Bosch should be a top priority for SA rugby and the Sharks, writes CRAIG LEWIS.
JON CARDINELLI rates the 15 teams after five rounds of the Vodacom Super Rugby tournament.