The Lions have joined the chorus hailing the potential impact of Warrick Gelant now that he's joined the Stormers.Head coach Ivan van Rooyen notes that the gifted Springbok fullback adds even more potency to the Capetonians' counter-attacking ability.Yet the men from Ellis Park are in good spirits themselves as they
Cheslin Kolbe. (Photo by David Rogers/Getty Images) Springbok wing Cheslin Kolbe was again on fire for his French club Toulouse on Sunday.Kolbe scored twice as Toulouse hammered Ulster 36-8 to qualify for the semi-finals of the European Champions Cup.Kolbe dotted down twice in the first
Cheetahs loose forward Aidon Davis in action during the PRO14 encounter against the Dragons at Rodney Parade in Newport, Wales on 29 February 2020. Chris Fairweather/Gallo Images With rumours circulating that four South African franchises might join an expanded version of the PRO14
The Brumbies celebrate during the trophy presentation after winning the Super Rugby AU Grand Final between the Brumbies and the Reds at GIO Stadium on September 19, 2020 in Canberra, Australia. Mark Kolbe The Brumbies withstood a late onslaught to edge a gutsy
Duane Vermeulen will be at the back of the Bulls' scrum again While New Zealand has recently focused on making set-pieces like the scrums more of an attacking weapon, Jake White believes a balance is required.In fact, his case for still emphasising set-pieces as part
John Dobson (Gallo Images) Two Stormers squads will square off in three chukkas of 20 minutes each at Newlands on Friday.Head coach John Dobson said it will be full contact action with the victors walking away with the 'Covid Cup'.Dobson said getting match practice was
Local rugby is set to make a return at the end of September.
A unique Springbok Showdown will take place on 3 October with teams picked by Rassie Erasmus and Jacques Nienaber.
Following that, a local competition between seven franchises will take place with the final set for January.
Springbok coach Jacques Nienaber and his coaching staff are hard at work for the Test season ahead.The Bok mentor says he's "delighted" to also see a number of Springboks in the northern hemisphere returning to action.Nienaber has also been impressed watching New Zealand's Super Rugby Aotearoa and Australia's Super Rugby
Handre Pollard (Getty Images) Rugby World Cup winner Handre Pollard will miss this year's re-scheduled Rugby Championship after his side Montpellier on Monday ruled him out for "many months" with a knee ligament tear.South Africa's Pollard, 26, who lifted the Webb Ellis trophy last November,
Sixteen uncapped players were included Sunday in new coach Dave Rennie's first Wallabies squad, with the youthful line-up "chomping at the bit" ahead of a coronavirus-affected Rugby Championship.The New Zealander took over in July with Australia languishing just seventh in the rankings and a host of experienced players calling it