Armand ready for England finale

Don Armand is ready to play anywhere in England’s back row after being called up as No8 cover for Exeter colleague Sam Simmonds ahead of their Six Nations ...

Johan Goosen’s ‘retirement’ is over

Cheetahs confirm that the Bloemfontein-based Goosen will be training with their PRO14 squad

Blitzboks cling on to the top spot

The Blitzboks were ousted by Fiji (15-12) in the Vancouver semis but rallied to thrash the U

Lions galvanised after shock defeat

Coach says his side will emerge much stronger

Why Lions’ focus will not be Sonny Bill

Lions backline coach Neil du Bruin says the focus is on being the better collective unit

Bulls work on their line-out technique

Mitchell confirms that flyhalf Handrè Pollard will captain the side in the absence of the injured Burger Odendaal

Salman Moerat set for debut as injuries ravage Stormers

Emerging star flank Cobus Wiese failed a fitness test for Friday’s match against the Highlanders in Dunedin

Jaco Kriel out for six months

SA flank Jaco Kriel is to have a second operation on his injured shoulder

Blitzboks in ‘pool of death’

With the unpredictable but occasionally superb Scotland thrown into the mix‚ escape from the group stages is far from a formality

Wounded Blitzboks call up rookie

The South African Sevens team are still 10 points clear at the top

The Blitzboks lose their way in Vegas

But the Springbok Sevens side still manages to extend their lead at the top of the overall standings

The Blitzboks lose their way in Vegas

Captain Philip Snyman said the experience gained in Las Vegas will now have to be implemented in Vancouver

Lions maul dashes Bulls’ revival hopes

The Lions go all medieval on their rivals by using their muscle men upfront

Rassie banks on collective buy-in to succeed

Do not be surprised to see some seasoned and decorated Springboks emerging from their respective European clubs

Fleck shuffles Stormers pack

Leyds is set to make a rare start at flyhalf as injuries force coach’s hand for Christchurch clash against Crusaders

New Zealand Rugby nets roaring Lions profit

Tens of thousands of Lions fans flooded into New Zealand for an event that happens every 12 years

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