Stick: Wallabies will be tough opponents on Saturday

Saturday's Castle Lager Rugby Championship opener between South Africa and Australia in Johannesburg is shaping up to be a great contest, and previous Tests between the two teams have delivered some memorable encounters.

Tournament news

Attacking mind-sets prevail as Under-20 Champs start

Defending champions in the SA Rugby u20 Provincial Champs, the Down Touch Griffons, started the season with a bye in the opening round, but 2018’s runners up, the Phakisa Pumas, showed their intent with a strong 38-30 win over the Limpopo Blue Bulls this weekend.

Tournament news

Most competitive weekend yet in U21 Provincial Championship

Late tries in Bloemfontein, Johannesburg and Pretoria all determined the final outcomes of the SA Rugby Under-21 Provincial Championship matches played this weekend, again highlighting the competitive nature of this year’s competition.


Dyantyi injury setback for Springboks

Springbok wing Aphiwe Dyantyi has returned to the Xerox Golden Lions in Johannesburg where he will undergo rehabilitation for a hamstring injury, the Springbok management has announced on Monday.


Boks building steadily for Wallaby Test in Johannesburg

The third week of the Springbok training camp commenced in bright winter sunshine in the capital city of Pretoria on Monday morning, with just two more weeks to go before the Springboks kick off their 2019 Castle Lager Rugby Championship campaign.

Van Staden invited to Springbok training group in Pretoria

Springbok loose forward Marco van Staden of the Vodacom Bulls was on Monday added to the Springbok training group and will join the rest of the squad immediately at their preparation camp in Pretoria.

Springbok stars ask fans to get on their backs

Siya Kolisi, Pieter-Steph du Toit, Handre Pollard, Aphiwe Dyantyi, Faf de Klerk and their Springbok colleagues will be lacing up for rugby battle this year with pictures of thousands of Springbok fans on their backs thanks to the launch of a new campaign on Wednesday.

Springboks resume alignment activities in Pretoria

A group of twenty six players have gathered in Pretoria on Sunday for the next installment of the national alignment and conditioning camps as the Springboks continue with their preparations for the forthcoming international season.

Brumbies gallop over Cell C Sharks into semis

The Brumbies galloped to a 38-13 triumph over the Cell C Sharks on Saturday afternoon in Canberra to book a Vodacom Super Rugby semi-final clash with the Jaguares next weekend in Buenos Aires.