Dec 06, 2012 15:11 EST
South Africa tackle their Pool B opponents of the 2015 Rugby World Cup in a new local tournament next year, the South African Rugby Union (Saru) said Thursday.
Nov 17, 2012 05:59 EST
Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira has said he is recovering from the heart scare that forced him to pull out of his side's European tour and intends to be back in action next year.
Nov 12, 2012 14:36 EST
Springbok prop Tendai Mtawarira will return home early from South Africa's tour of Europe after suffering heart palpitations which forced him to withdraw from Saturday's Test against Ireland.
Aug 16, 2012 11:07 EDT
Southern Kings will replace Golden Lions as one of five South African franchises in the 2013 Super 15, it was announced Thursday.
Jul 14, 2012 15:58 EDT
Northern Bulls clinched a place in the Super 15 play-offs by dominating the second half to defeat fellow South Africans Golden Lions 37-20 at chilly Loftus Versfeld on Saturday.
Apr 07, 2012 13:22 EDT
A burst of scoring in the first half set up a 26-5 win for Central Cheetahs against Golden Lions in a Super 15 match at Free State Stadium Saturday.
Jan 27, 2012 06:35 EST
Heyneke Meyer, a 44-year-old who guided Northern Bulls to one Super 14 and four Currie Cup titles, was named coach of the Springboks Friday by the South African Rugby Union.
Jan 26, 2012 07:19 EST
Northern Bulls supremo Heyneke Meyer is set to be named coach of two-time world champions South Africa on Friday in succession to Peter de Villiers.
Dec 12, 2011 22:51 EST
In a political fight to control the direction of global rugby for the next four years, Frenchman Bernard Lapasset edged former England captain Bill Beaumont on Monday to remain in charge.
Nov 14, 2011 07:37 EST
Solly Tyibilika, the first black player to score a test try for the South African national rugby team, was shot dead in a tavern in Cape Town, police confirmed on Monday.
Nov 08, 2011 06:04 EST
Southern Hemisphere rugby officials Tuesday unveiled an expanded Tri-Nations contest including Argentina, describing it as a top-level "best of the best" clash involving the world's premier teams.
Oct 09, 2011 15:11 EDT
Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigning champions lost a World Cup quarter-final to Australia here on Sunday.
Oct 09, 2011 07:27 EDT
Peter de Villiers called it quits as South Africa coach after the reigining champions lost a World Cup quarter-final to Australia here on Sunday.
Aug 22, 2011 12:15 EDT
Injured South African utility backs Patrick Lambie and Francois Steyn were cleared Monday to play at the 2011 Rugby World Cup starting next month in New Zealand.
Aug 09, 2011 17:02 EDT
South Africa have added Jacques Nienaber to the coaching staff ahead of two home Tri-Nations Tests and the Rugby World Cup title defence in New Zealand.
Jul 28, 2011 02:05 EDT
South African rugby boss Jurie Roux stepped into the row over claims of a secret training camp for key Springboks, confirming they were together but saying it was for rehabilitation.
Jul 26, 2011 10:26 EDT
Injured Springboks Gio Aplon and Flip van der Merwe will return home on Wednesday from the Tri-Nations tour of Australasia, a South African Rugby Union statement said.
Jul 22, 2011 17:51 EDT
English Premiership champions Saracens confirmed on Friday that they want to host next year's European Cup match with French side Biarritz in South Africa.
Jan 28, 2011 05:41 EST
Springbok dope-case duo Bjorn Basson and Chiliboy Ralepelle were cleared Friday to play again by a South African Rugby Union (SARU) judicial committee.
Dec 13, 2010 12:33 EST
The South African Rugby Union (SARU) said Monday the 'B' samples of wing Bjorn Basson and hooker Chiliboy Ralepelle confirm they took a banned stimulant during a tour of Britain and Ireland.