Absence hurt, says Springbok hardman Coenie Oosthuizen

Scorer of blockbusting try in second Test reveals how players decided to change team culture

Handré Pollard to get SA A run in French Barbarians shake-up

The wholesale changes and Springbok coach Allister Coetzee ensure all players will see field time

Proudfoot lauds Boks’ progress

Props including recharged Mtawarira singled out

Juarno Augustus rolls over tacklers like a truck on the run

Burly Junior Springbok loose forward is built for power

Kiwi captain Kieran Read fit to face tourists in Auckland

New Zealand coaches are confident the 31-year-old backrower will be fit to face the British and Irish Lions

Du Preez set for Bok start with Kriel on bench

Allister Coetzee does not plan to take the foot off the pedal in the dead rubber at Ellis Park on Saturday

Rugby star Eric Melville dies at 55

Born in Cape Town, Melville arrived in France aged 19 and became the first South African to become a French international player

Lions coach Warren Gatland blasts Kiwi tactics

Gatland says off-the-ball obstruction is endemic in New Zealand rugby

Junior Boks net bronze in France bonanza

Junior Springboks produce remarkable second-half performance beating France 37-15 to take bronze medal at the World Rugby Under-20 championships

Display delights coach, but more work lies ahead

There has clearly been a shift in mentality and attitude by the players. The passiveness on defence and the fog with which they played in 2016 has lifted

Rampant Siya Kolisi makes his mark on national rugby

Man of the match in second France Test is now playing with the same intensity as Schalk Burger in his prime

England’s Eddie Jones is pleased with young squad’s performances

Young players shine against the Pumas, but the more experienced players stand out in the second Test

Lions Test places still up for grabs ahead of Chiefs clash

British and Irish Lions coach Warren Gatland says the back three and looseforwards are undecided

South Africa A showed character with defeat of Barbarians, says coach

Johan Ackermann hails his players’ character after they beat the French Barbarians 36-28 at in what was an ultimately comprehensive victory

Lions lose Moriarty as coach calls in more players

Wales loose forward Ross Moriarty had been suffering from nerve damage and was restricted to just one appearance on the New Zealand tour

Cheetahs, Kings in line for axe

The number of SA sides will be cut from six to four as the tournament is reduced from 18 teams to 15