7.8.2020 03:07 pm
Naas Botha believes sufficient time remains for domestic competitions to be held this year, and he is confident the Boks will be ready to prepare for the Rugby Championship.
There is every reason to believe the 2020 season can be salvaged, according to Springbok icon Naas Botha, following the announcement this week that rugby could return to play.
Elite players have taken a knock, with the Valke franchise revealing that it doesn’t have money to support its staff.
His new club believes Makazole Mapimpi will have a chance to show his confidence and flair, as he looks to spread his wings in Japan.
The death of rugby commentator Kaunda Ntunja sent shock waves through the sport this week.
Kobus Wiese believes BLM threatens to cause division in SA sport.
Following the postponement of the Tokyo Olympics and the cancellation of the Cape Town Sevens, the national team has nothing to aim for until 2021.
With the return of competitive rugby still up in the air, organisers have confirmed the cancellation of the South African leg of the World Rugby Sevens Series.
South African players are so hungry to return to action, when they do it will be like letting a pack of dogs loose from their leashes, Lions wing Courtnall Skosan has predicted.
Sanzaar CEO Andy Marinos feels the cross-border rugby between South Africa, New Zealand, Australia and Argentina needs to continue, but it remains unclear whether the joint venture will continue to feature only the Rugby Championship or also the Super Rugby competition.
Based on the success of the British and Irish Lions in Australasia in 2013 and 2017, along with the coaching continuity and experience of Warren Gatland, Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber admits he is gearing up for a “massive” challenge on home soil next season.
South African World Cup-winning lock forward Eben Etzebeth on Thursday penned a new deal with Toulon, keeping him at the French Top 14 side until 2024, the club announced.
With SA players already falling behind in terms of match fitness, the All Blacks will receive a significant advantage if the entire Rugby Championship is to be held in New Zealand later this year, former Springbok captain Corne Krige believes.
Having become a powerful symbol of change and unity in South Africa, Kolisi vowed that the “time to be scared and to be silent” is over in South Africa.
After losing some key players during the indefinite suspension of the domestic game, the Golden Lions have signed seven new stars in an attempt to strengthen the side ahead of a potential return to competition next month.
‘I, for one, would never tell him what to say. He must have his own opinion and he’s exercised expressing that. I accept that he’ll have the support of many people, but he’ll also have detractors.’