Courageous DHL Stormers come up short in Wellington
The DHL Stormers almost caused an upset in Wellington, but ultimately paid the price for too many missed tackles and a high error count as the Hurricanes won their Vodacom Super Rugby clash by 34-28.
Vodacom Bulls expect Chiefs backlash at Loftus
Burger Odendaal (centre) and Ruan Steenkamp (flank) are both back in the Vodacom Bulls’ starting XV for their Vodacom Super Rugby clash with the Chiefs on Saturday in Pretoria, where the action starts at 15h05.
DHL Stormers geared up for strong Hurricanes challenge
The DHL Stormers have made three changes – two in the pack and one at the back – for their Vodacom Super Rugby clash against the Hurricanes at Westpac Stadium, which kicks off at 08h35 SA time on Saturday.
Junior Boks face England and Wales on warm-up tour
The Junior Springboks will take on England and Wales in the UK late in April in vital warm-up matches for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina in June.
Emirates Lions anticipate fast-paced Sunwolves attack
A spate of injuries last week against the Rebels have forced Emirates Lions coach Swys de Bruin to make six changes for Saturday’s encounter with the Sunwolves in Singapore. The match gets underway at 12h55 (SA time).
SANZAAR decides on Super 14 format for 2021
SANZAAR has announced that following a substantial review of Vodacom Super Rugby over the last 18 months via a strategic planning process the immediate future of Super Rugby rests with a 14-team, round robin, competition format.
Cell C Sharks seek return to winning ways in Durban
Cell C Sharks head coach Robert du Preez has picked Ruben van Heerden and Hyron Andrews at lock for their Vodacom Super Rugby match against the Rebels in Durban on Saturday, while Phepsi Buthelezi is given a welcome start at flank.
Knockout rounds a week early in SSG Gold Cup
The knockout rounds in the new-look SSG Gold Cup, presented by Blu Approved & M4Jam, have arrived a week early, with all 16 clubs still in the running for the eight quarter-final slots going into Saturday’s final round.
Thumbs up as second SA Rugby Academy camp concludes
Junior Springbok coach Chean Roux was pleased with the progress made by the SA Rugby Academy squad as their second training camp concluded on Thursday evening with matches against the Boland Amateur squad in Wellington.
Junior Boks to battle it out in International Series
The Junior Springboks will face the Under-20 teams of Georgia and Argentina, as well as a Namibian XV in an exciting International Series in the Western Cape in April, as part of their preparations for the World Rugby U20 Championship in Argentina in June.