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No scrums, no rugby, warns Jannie du Plessis
Lions prop Jannie du Plessis hopes scrums will still be a key area of the game when rugby players return to the field.
The Lions have retained the services of Wandisile Simelane for another two years.
Reports suggest that Ruan Dreyer could be returning to Johannesburg.
Director of rugby Jake White has made some changes to the coaching support staff at the Bulls.
Though level three lockdown restrictions do not allow for the resumption of team sports, rugby has made a plea to government for a return to action.
South Africa’s Rugby World Cup winner Handre Pollard’s French side Montpellier announced on Saturday they will emerge from the coronavirus lockdown and restart training on June 2.

Rugby Cronje backs Lions despite mass exodus

While others were lured away during a recent three-week transfer period, Ross Cronje says he was not tempted to leave the Lions’ den.

Celebrities Siya and Rachel Kolisi test negative for the coronavirus

Their relief efforts have seen them out in communities, delivering an essential service during the pandemic.

Rugby Boost for Stormers as they hold on to Pieter-Steph du Toit

Following lengthy negotiations, it has been confirmed that Springbok star Pieter-Steph du Toit will stay in the Western Cape.

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Expect changes when rugby resumes, former Bok stars predict

Premium Expect changes when rugby resumes, former Bok stars predict

World Cup winners John Smit and Joel Stransky believe some adjustments can be expected when rugby players return to the field.

Rugby World Cup winner Bismarck Du Plessis pens new Montpellier deal

South African World Cup winner Bismarck Du Plessis penned a new two-year contract with Montpellier on Wednesday which will take him up to his 38th birthday.

Rugby Kolbe picks Bok Tests over Olympics

Given the choice, Cheslin Kolbe says he would rather turn out for the Springboks next year than the Blitzboks.

Rugby Du Toit’s future to be revealed soon, as Stormers negotiations continue

While discussions are ongoing, a decision is expected soon as the Stormers attempt to keep Pieter-Steph du Toit in the Western Cape.

Super Rugby Nyakane welcomes Van der Merwe back to the Bulls

Trevor Nyakane hopes Marcel van der Merwe’s return to the Bulls will assist in managing his workload with a potential rotation plan at tightead.

Rugby SA rugby losing ground in struggling climate

Following an exodus of players during a 21-day transfer window, there is concern that domestic rugby competitions will become increasingly diluted by local stars signing lucrative deals with foreign clubs.

Rugby Player exodus, Tests postponed on dark day for SA rugby

Multiple domestic stars took advantage of a 21-day transfer window which closed on Thursday night.

Rugby Faf de Klerk staying positive under lockdown

Springbok scrumhalf Faf de Klerk is enjoying his time in SA, but he is eager to get back to the UK and return to the rugby field.

Super Rugby Gio Aplon signs with Bulls

Veteran utility back Gio Aplon will be joining the Bulls later this year.

Rugby The grass is not always greener, Willem Alberts warns

Willem Alberts, who played 79 games for French giants Stade Francais, has warned of the challenges attached to an overseas move.

Super Rugby Dillyn Leyds set for Stormers departure

Dillyn Leyds will be joining French club La Rochelle later this year, the Stormers have confirmed.




 

 

 

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