Ivan embraces one of SA’s biggest rugby duels of 2019

Who’ll be the first choice scrumhalf at the Bulls in Super Rugby this season?

In this World Cup year, South African rugby won't be short of thorny issues.

Ivan embraces one of SA’s biggest rugby duels of 2019
Ivan embraces one of SA’s biggest rugby duels of 2019

Ivan embraces one of SA’s biggest rugby duels of 2019

Who’ll be the first choice scrumhalf at the Bulls in Super Rugby this season?

Kolisi quota outrage overblown, says SA Rugby boss

Kolisi quota outrage overblown, says SA Rugby boss

Saru president Mark Alexander also insists ‘not one player is in the Springbok team because he’s black’.
Ashwin Willemse wants to become a politician – report

Ashwin Willemse wants to become a politician – report

The former Springbok wing was used extensively as a guest speaker of the ANC before 2014’s general election.
Kolisi: I get along with everyone, and I’m black

Kolisi: I get along with everyone, and I’m black

The Springbok captain continues to preach a more measured view on racial integration.
Kolisi must shut up about race, says parliamentary chairperson

Kolisi must shut up about race, says parliamentary chairperson

Beauty Dlulane calls the Springbok captain’s comments ‘unfortunate’.
Bok hooker’s daring plan to keep local players in SA

Bok hooker’s daring plan to keep local players in SA

Schalk Brits, a business graduate, has his own interesting view on how SA Rugby can mitigate the player drain. But the cash-strapped government won’t like it…
Mngxitama wants to ‘have a beer’ with ‘brother’ Kolisi

Mngxitama wants to ‘have a beer’ with ‘brother’ Kolisi

The BLF leader adopts a surprisingly measured approach to the Springbok captain’s controversial quota comment, but much of Twitter is outraged.
Mandela would not have backed Springbok racial quotas – Kolisi

Mandela would not have backed Springbok racial quotas – Kolisi

Springboks skipper Siya Kolisi has said he does not believe iconic former South African president Nelson Mandela would have backed racial quotas for the national team.
Former Spingbok captain Johan Claassen dies aged 89

Former Spingbok captain Johan Claassen dies aged 89

His death is a loss for the South African rugby industry, and he will always be seen as one of the country’s most legendary players.
WATCH: ‘Madiba wouldn’t support quotas’

WATCH: ‘Madiba wouldn’t support quotas’

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi airs a controversial if valid view on transformation in rugby.
Former Emerging Springbok scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius set for Kings debut

Former Emerging Springbok scrumhalf Sarel Pretorius set for Kings debut

In the backline, Masixole Banda returns to fullback after playing at flyhalf against Benetton in the side’s previous match, with Martin du Toit returning to flyhalf.
Refreshed Cheetahs team to face Zebre in Italy

Refreshed Cheetahs team to face Zebre in Italy

Chilly, but dry conditions are expected and this should be a close contest between two teams who love to throw the ball around.
Kings, Cheetahs back in action after Pro14 break

Kings, Cheetahs back in action after Pro14 break

The Southern Kings and Edinburgh will meet at Murrayfield on Saturday, while the Cheetahs take on Zebre Rugby Club in Parma on Sunday.
Sale tie down De Klerk till 2023

Sale tie down De Klerk till 2023

World Player of the Year nominee Faf De Klerk committed his future to Sale Sharks by signing an extended contract to 2023, the English club announced on Monday.
Kempson swaps mic for new role as Kings forwards coach

Kempson swaps mic for new role as Kings forwards coach

The 44-year-old former Springbok prop will assist head coach Deon Davids and accompany the squad for home and away fixtures.
2018 in review: The Springbok rises again (cautiously)

2018 in review: The Springbok rises again (cautiously)

This was far from a perfect year for the national team, but you couldn’t deny that Rassie Erasmus at least has his troops working towards a purpose again.
2018 in review: Less isn’t more for SA’s Super Rugby challenge

2018 in review: Less isn’t more for SA’s Super Rugby challenge

Another year, another thoroughly mediocre campaign for the local franchises.
The Willemse conundrum will remain in 2019

The Willemse conundrum will remain in 2019

It seems the gifted Stormers and Springboks playmaker might still be subjected to a selection merry-go-round.
Willemse ‘shocked’ by Mallett’s ‘garbage’ email

Willemse ‘shocked’ by Mallett’s ‘garbage’ email

The former Bok admits he reached his ‘breaking point’ that infamous day in the SuperSport studio.
Another Springbok star falls to big overseas money

Another Springbok star falls to big overseas money

But given the amount of money French club Toulon is offering Eben Etzebeth, you can’t really blame him…
WATCH: Willemse maintains he was subjected to racism

WATCH: Willemse maintains he was subjected to racism

The former Springbok says he believes the SAHRC inquiry is the ‘most appropriate forum’ to address his grievances.
Drotske’s condition worsens as family asks to ‘please pray’

Drotske’s condition worsens as family asks to ‘please pray’

The former Springbok hooker was shot three times during an armed robbery in Pretoria late last month.
Pote (partially) unplugged

Pote (partially) unplugged

The humble, genial new Super Rugby coach of the Bulls opened up a bit on what he’ll be about.
SAHRC to investigate racism at SuperSport in wake of Willemse saga

SAHRC to investigate racism at SuperSport in wake of Willemse saga

The former Springbok caused a stir earlier this year when he walked out during a live broadcast alleging he was being undermined.
Bulls admit Matfield’s motives might’ve been questionable

Bulls admit Matfield’s motives might’ve been questionable

Questions are being asked why the former Bok lock went through all the processes only to decline the role as the union reiterates that Pote Human isn’t sloppy seconds.
Pote to coach Bulls as Matfield gets cold feet

Pote to coach Bulls as Matfield gets cold feet

The former Springbok lock was the union’s preferred candidate, but at least next year’s Super Rugby campaign will be masterminded by a familiar face.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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