Gatland settles for a mix of old hands and new blood to coach his Lions

The man in charge of the SA touring squad says continuity in the coaching group is important

GAVIN RICH: Cloud over Rainbow Cup a blow to SA franchises and Boks

Travel restrictions and governments’ reluctance have potentially scuppered tournament

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World Cup winner Wiese recovering after heart attack

Former Springbok lock has a stent inserted into vein after admission to hospital

Boks start preparing for international season

Coaching brains trust will present plans to Lions and Bulls players this week

SA is said to be unlikely to co-host Rugby Championship

But a spokesperson for SA Rugby says ‘we are far from that decision’

New Zealand pushes to co-host Rugby Championship

SA not interested in staging games but is scheduled to receive the British and Irish Lions in July-August

World Cup winner Malherbe drops anchor at Western Province

The prop’s decision to stay will settle nerves amid speculation that many prized players would leave

Gans recalls his Bulls debut and Vermeulen’s calming influence

Duane looked at me and with a big smile said: 'No man, just relax'

GAVIN RICH: Creative ideas can still turn Lions tour into a real rugby experience

It would have made more sense for the tour to be postponed until stadiums could be filled and overseas fans could come to SA

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New Zealand upbeat on Pacific teams in Super Rugby

World Rugby to spend £1.2m annually over three years to pave entry of Fijian Drua and Moana Pasifika

Scotland must replicate Twickenham display to beat France

Coach Townsend reminds French they will be up against a tough opponent

Siya Kolisi to debut for Sharks against Bulls

Coach selects Springbok captain for Preparation Series match

Lions to tour SA as UK option ruled out

British & Irish Lions chair confirms tour will go ahead in July-August

England’s Jones accountable for Six Nations disaster, says Woodward

Former coach Clive Woodward says England have paid the price for complacency

Six Nations: Daly at centre for England against Ireland

England’s regular fullback was dropped to the bench against France but looked sharp when coming on as a replacement

Beard returns as Wales face France in Six Nations finale

Coach recalls lock Adam Beard with Wales set to claim the Grand Slam if they win in Paris

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