A tenth place finish wasn’t exactly expected…
The new format comes back to bite Neil Powell’s men after a crucial loss to England.
One of the Lions’ new recruits in effect had to become an amateur to work himself back into professional rugby.
Neil Powell’s men face familiar foes, but warns that previous results won’t matter.
The Springboks’ new mentor says he wouldn’t have taken the job if he didn’t believe he could make a success of it.

Springboks Jacques Nienaber appointed the new Springbok coach

The defence guru’s elevation wasn’t exactly a surprise as Rassie Erasmus opts for continuity.

Springboks Bok hero Pieter-Steph makes it a memorable double in 2019

The irrepressible flanker made history by becoming only the third player to win the SA Rugby Player-of-the-Year accolade three times.

Super Rugby ‘He’s stepped me three times’ – Welsh legend lays down marker for Willemse and co

Jamie Roberts can’t wait to mentor the Stormers’ gifted young backline players, but he also expects positive on-field results.

Rugby Banned Dyantyi’s agonising wait for defence

The Springbok winger is awaiting a hearing on his alleged doping offences.

Super Rugby ‘Quiet’ Lukhanyo Am ‘raises the roof’ after being named Sharks skipper

The influential Springbok centre was a unanimous choice to lead the Durbanites into a new era.

Super Rugby The Bulls ‘connection’ at Ellis Park keeps on growing

It continues a ‘tradition’ started under Johan Ackermann and co when the men from Ellis Park were in the doldrums.

Super Rugby Lions itching for their cat fight in Buenos Aires

Elton Jantjies quickly regains match fitness in inspiring his team’s hunger for the new season.

Super Rugby WATCH: Stormers coach’s funny remark over their Superhero Sunday penalty decision

John Dobson at his best as he talks about Jean-Luc du Plessis’ strange course of action.

Super Rugby Three things we learned from the Lions-Bulls Superhero clash

A Bulls defector to Ellis Park shows his potential worth as Manie Libbok plays his roaming role very well.

Super Rugby Three things we learned from the Stormers-Sharks Superhero clash

Siya Kolisi’s stint at No 8 was an interesting one as the Durbanites celebrate yet another rising backline star.

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The ultimate pundits’ guide to SA’s 2020 Super Rugby campaign

Super Rugby The ultimate pundits’ guide to SA’s 2020 Super Rugby campaign

Former Springboks Jean de Villiers and co chat to us about World Cup euphoria, the overseas exodus and whether any local franchise can lift the trophy.

Super Rugby A glimpse into what to expect from captain Elton

The Springbok pivot is in the inside lane for the Lions job in 2020.

Super Rugby Lions ‘won’t quit’ until they’ve won Super Rugby

A bullish, but also sobering message from Altman Allers, a man who effectively bankrolls the men from Ellis Park

Super Rugby Stormers make statement with Welsh legend’s signing

Jamie Roberts fulfills his long-held dream of playing Super Rugby and will mentor the franchise’s exciting young backs.




 

 

 

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