Ruan Dreyer will be leaving Gloucester with immediate effect and heading back to the Lions.
Marnus Schoeman is the latest Lions player to extend his contract with the union.
While he admits the continued suspension of the sport is a concern, Marvin Orie believes South African players will be able to make up ground when domestic rugby resumes.
Chiliboy Ralepelle’s elite rugby career could be over after he was found guilty of a third doping offence.
Rugby World Cup winning coach Jake White has embarked on the biggest modern-era South African spending splurge as he seeks to make the Bulls a powerhouse again.
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World Cup hero Stransky turns back the clock
Former Springbok flyhalf Joel Stransky recalls the drop goal that won the 1995 Rugby World Cup.

Rugby Rugby teams prepare for a return to training

It remains unclear when domestic rugby competitions will resume, but teams have been given a provisional date for a return to training.

Rugby Erasmus seriously ill when coaching Springboks to glory – reports

Rassie Erasmus coached the Springboks to 2019 Rugby World Cup glory in Japan while battling a life-threatening illness, according to South African media reports.

Springboks How Mandela inspired Pienaar and Springboks to conquer the world

Twenty-five years after the 1995 Rugby World Cup, Pienaar says the life lesson he learnt from the late president Mandela is that ‘good leadership is based on good values’.

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Rassie backed to protect Boks

Springboks Rassie backed to protect Boks

Warren Whiteley is confident Rassie Erasmus will ensure the Springboks are not put at risk by returning to the field before they are ready.

Rugby SA Rugby takes control of struggling Southern Kings

A team appointed by SA Rugby will work with franchise administrators to ensure the Southern Kings stay afloat.

Springboks Hard work paid off for ’95 Boks

Though he admits the Springbok squad’s training programme was a shock to the system, Os du Randt believes the team’s work ethic was key to securing their first world title.

Rugby How Mandela inspired Pienaar and Springboks to conquer the world

Francois Pienaar, even 25 years on, conveys a sense of disbelief and awe when he talks of that crisp Highveld winter’s day that the Springboks won the Rugby World Cup for the first time.

Rugby Mysterious ‘Suzie’ and other 1995 Rugby World Cup headline makers

South Africa skipper Francois Pienaar receiving the Rugby World Cup from Nelson Mandela endured long after the 1995 final, but there were other headline makers at the tournament.

Springboks Bok icon Mark Andrews recalls his most frustrating defeat

Though his own memories don’t evoke much joy, former lock Mark Andrews hopes next year’s British and Irish Lions tour will produce another epic series.

Rugby Agency sues SA Rugby Union for R183m over ad rights

Saru allegedly threatened to withhold Test match allocations from the Western Province Rugby Union, to force them to cancel their advertising rights agreement with Aerios.

Rugby Bulls, Montpellier secure Bok signatures

Cornal Hendricks, Nizaam Carr and Cobus Reinach have penned new deals.

Rugby World Rugby set to unveil new global calendar

A new global rugby calendar will seek to align the world’s top-tier nations.

Rugby SA Rugby targets August for a return to action

With professional players allowed to resume training under current lockdown regulations, SA Rugby hopes to relaunch domestic competitions within the next couple of months.

Rugby Blitzboks star Cecil Afrika hangs up his boots

Though he has retired from the international game, Cecil Afrika could return if he is called upon for next year’s Tokyo Olympics.




 

 

 

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