Women’s Lions’ unions get huge financial boost ahead of inaugural tour

Royal London has given the rugby unions £3m to invest in female coaches and players

Old friends await Bulls at Northampton

Burger Odendaal and Juarno Augustus expected to turn out for Saints in tough Champions Cup encounter

Bruised Bulls face punishing journey for quarterfinal clash

Arduous 20-hour trip for Champions Cup showdown against Northampton

Rugby Club World Cup set to start in 2028

Reports say some top rugby-playing nations could be unrepresented if their teams were not performing well

GAVIN RICH: Stormers’ performance sends a powerful message about SA rugby

Meanwhile, the Sharks achieved what was expected on Sunday by advancing past Zebre

Stormers prepare for ‘helluva’ game against Stade Rochelais

Director of rugby John Dobson admits they will be pressed hard by French giants

Newbies hoping to put Blitz back in Boks

The team will be aiming to break their 40-year duck on finals day on Sunday

Squad rotation contributing to Lions’ inconsistent form

Team’s recent two wins and two defeats leaves fans feeling exasperated

GAVIN RICH: Star players give Leinster an edge over SA teams in Champions Cup

Leinster at full strength are a shadow Ireland team while local franchises can't afford the bulk of the Bok squad

Southern hemisphere players get renewed vigour in Japan

Playing in Japan Rugby League One can be like an extended visit to a hot spring

Jake White frustrated at SA rugby’s brawn drain

Players are lured by huge money contracts to Japan and Europe

Stormers coach Dobson has selection minefield to walk

Team’s poor tour at the start of the URC continues to put them on the back foot

John Dobson elevated in shake-up for WP Rugby

Creation of new leadership team follows Red Disa Consortium taking controlling shareholding

Everitt has more than grudges when Edinburgh meet Sharks

Former Sharks coach says every result counts as the visitors are sixth on the log

Lions head to Swansea with a spring in their step

Backline coach Ricardo Loubscher believes they have more in them after jumping to eighth on points table