All Blacks captain Sam Cane has called on New Zealand Rugby to follow in the Springboks’ footsteps and select overseas-based players.
Veteran loose forward Nizaam Carr is inspired by former teammates Deon Fourie, Siya Kolisi and Eben Etzebeth to not give up on playing for the Springboks again.
Handre Pollard has praised Manie Libbok, who made way for the veteran Springbok flyhalf to play a key role in South Africa’s historic World Cup win in France.
Former All Blacks assistant Joe Schmidt is a leading contender to replace Eddie Jones as head coach of Australia, according to reports.
Former Wallabies captain Michael Hooper has been warned against his planned move to sevens rugby by New Zealand’s former cross-code superstar Sonny Bill Williams.
New Zealand playmaker Richie Mo’unga said Tuesday that he can imagine playing in Japan “until I retire” and is not thinking about a future return to the All Blacks.
France captain Antoine Dupont said on Monday he will have to make “sacrifices” if he is to feature for his country at next year’s Olympic Games in Paris.
Rugby Australia chairman Hamish McLennan was on Sunday ousted from his position and replaced by a member of the Wallabies’ 1999 World Cup-winning team.
Maro Itoje could be set to leave England after reportedly being asked to more than halve his R18 million a year salary to stay with Saracens.
The versatile Sanele Nohamba has seized the opportunity for SA flyhalves to jockey for the Springbok No 10 jersey over the next four-year cycle, writes MARK KEOHANE.